This hotel is 6 miles from central Düsseldorf. It is in the historic district of Kaiserwerth, home to the Kaiserpfalz ("Emperor's Palace") of Friedrich I. An subway station is 110 yards away, providing you with a direct connection to Düsseldorf's main train station (25 minutes). The convention center is approximately 3.5 miles from the hotel, and the airport is 4 miles from the property. Trams leaving from the stop 110 yards away take you to the Old Town and the "Kö" boulevard in just 15 minutes. The historic part of the hotel building was constructed in 1820 as a counting station with accommodations for travelers. It underwent extensive renovation work in 1986-87.