International Office

Heide Seifert
Heide Seifert
Phone: +49 6221 528-220
Fax: (+49|0) 6221 528-339

MPIA Guest House

The MPIA Guest House

For temporary accomodation right next to the institute, consider the MPIA guest house, available to guests and newcomers at reasonable rates.
The MPIA guest house on Königstuhl Zoom Image
The MPIA guest house on Königstuhl

The guest house features apartments as well as ordinary guest rooms.

Address

Max Planck Institute for Astronomy
Königstuhl 17
D-69117 Heidelberg
Germany

Contact

International Office (see contact info on the right).

Arrival and departure

  • Monday to Friday
  • Check-in time: after 12:00 am
  • Check-out time: before 9:00 am
  • Keys are available at the information, Mon - Fri  9:00 am - 2:30 pm
  • Outside the regular working hours: keysafe 8:00 am - 10 pm (contact International Office)

Guest rooms

Guest rooms, interior views Zoom Image
Guest rooms, interior views

The guest rooms are furnished, and smoking is not permitted; 4 rooms with shower/WC (2x double bed, 2 x single bed). In the basement, there is a washing machine and a dryer.

A shared lounge (left) is available to all guests, and so is a common kitchen (right) equipped with oven, microwave, fridge, as well as cutlery and dishes. Zoom Image
A shared lounge (left) is available to all guests, and so is a common kitchen (right) equipped with oven, microwave, fridge, as well as cutlery and dishes. [less]

Costs

  • First Person/night: 30 €
  • More than 15 nights: 450 €/month
  • Each further Person/night: 12 €
  • More than 15 nights: 180 €/month
  • Per child up to 12 years/night: 5 € (75 €/month)

Duration

1 night up to 6 months.

Cleaning

  • Rooms: weekly with change of bed linen and towels.
  • Kitchen: weekly; everybody is responsible for his own washing-up.

Apartments (currently not available)

The apartments are fully furnished and fully equipped. Smoking is not permitted.

  • 2 1-room-apartments for up to 2 persons (35qm; living/sleeping room, kitchen, lavatory, shower)
  • 2 2-room-apartments for up to 4 persons (55qm; living/sleeping room, separate sleeping room, kitchen, lavatory, shower)
Interior views of some of the rooms in the MPIA guest apartments Zoom Image
Interior views of some of the rooms in the MPIA guest apartments

Costs

1-room-apartment

  • First Person/night: 35 €; more than 15 nights: 490 €/month, plus € 85 cleaning
  • Each further Person/night: 12 €; more than 15 nights: 180 €/month
  • Per child up to 12 years/night: 5 € (75 €/month)

2-room-apartment

  • First Person/night: 50 €, more than 15 nights: 700 €/month, plus € 85 cleaning
  • Each further Personn/night: 12 €, more than 15 nights: 180 €/month
  • Per child up to 12 years/night: 5 € (75 €/month)

Duration

on monthly basis (up to 6 months; exceptions possible)

Regular cleaning

is the responsibility of the tenants

General information

Payment

Bank transfer. No credit card payment possible.

Breakfast

Available, working days only, in the institute cafeteria, 9:30 - 10:30 am.

Telephone & Internet

Available in all guest rooms and apartments.

Please take note

Pets are not allowed. There are NO shopping possibilities close to the guest house. On working days you can have lunch in the cafeteria after 12:15 pm. Private cars can be parked in the last row the parking lot. In case of questions, please contact Frank Witzel.

 
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