Welcome to the MPIfR guest house!

Welcome to the MPIfR guest house!

Our guest house, conveniently located right next to the Institute, has eight single rooms, two small apartments and one large apartment. Housing is available for all domestic and international guests of our institute.

Arrival and Departure

  • Check-in: any time after 12pm
  • Check-out: any time before 10am
  • Please note that keys are available at the reception desk between 12pm and 4:30pm Monday to Thursday and Fridays between 12pm and 2:30pm.
  • If you plan to arrive outside of this time frame, please notify your contact person at the Institute or the group secretary in advance.

General Information

  • Smoking is not permitted in any rooms.
  • Pets are not allowed.
  • Grocery stores are within walking distance.
  • For those who do not have the time or do not wish to make use of the cooking facilities in the guest houses and apartments, the MPIfR cafeteria is open Monday through Friday for breakfast from 8am and for lunch between 11:30am and 1:30pm.


  • Contact the group secretary to request a reservation.
  • Availability is limited, so please be sure to request a room well in advance of your intended stay.


  • Please pay your bill either by bank transfer to the Max-Planck-Gesellschaft account (as stated on the bottom of your bill).
  • Alternatively, you may pay in cash or by EC debit card or by credit card (Visa or Master).


All rooms and apartments are equipped with the following:

  • Fully furnished and equipped living and cooking areas.
  • Fresh towels and bed linen are provided and are changed weekly.
  • Telephone and internet connection (WLAN) is available.
  • Regular room cleaning (However, dishes must be washed by the tenant).
  • A washer and dryer are available for common use in the basement.
  • Parking is available in the Institute parking lot.
  • Due to fire safety regulations, any additional overnight guests not listed in the original registration must be declared and registered upon arrival.


At a Glance

 Single roomsTwo-room apartment*Large apartment
sizeabout 15 m2about 40 m2about 80 m2

max occupancy

125 - 6

min/max stay

1 night - 3 months1 night - 3 months1 week - 6 months

• room with single bed

• bathroom with shower and toilet (no tub)

• shared kitchen

• combined living and cooking area

• bedroom

• bathroom with shower and toilet (no tub)

• combined living and cooking area

• 2 large bedrooms

• 1 small bedroom (extra bed can be added on request for sixth person)

• bathroom with shower and toilet (no tub)

• guest toilet

*One of the two-room apartments is handicap accessible

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