Just a 10-minute walk from Essen city centre, the family-run Pension Gasthaus Nordstern offers stylish rooms with free Wi-Fi. Free public parking is available. Each room at the Nordstern has its own style, with bright patterns on the wallpaper and curtains. All rooms include a wash basin with mirror and towel rail. The Am Freistein tram stop can be found just outside the Gasthaus Nordstern. Essen City Hall is just 2 stops away, and Essen Central Station is 3 stops away. Gasthaus Nordstern is a 13-minute drive from Essen Trade Fair and 25 minutes from Düsseldorf Airport.Please note that the reception is closed on Saturdays and Sundays. Guests are kindly requested to inform the hotel at least 48 hours in advance of their estimated time of arrival. This can be noted in the Comments Box during booking. The hotel reception will only be open from 08:00 until 12:00 from 24 December 2011 until 02 January 2012. If you plan arriving outside of these hours, please contact the hotel in advance to arrange check-in using the key box.