For your stay at Schloss Dagstuhl, please pay attention to the measures for preventing SARS-CoV-2 infections.

Upon your arrival / prepare your stay

Here you will find important information to prepare your stay at Schloss Dagstuhl, your check-in, your accommodation and the facilities on site.


Attention: Please mind the additional information for participants of seminars or participants of other events!


You will find out how to get to Schloss Dagstuhl in the directions.

Departure and Arrival / Check-In

Service hours at reception desk


3pm – 7pm

Monday – Thursday

7.30 am – 4pm


7.30 am – 1pm

Hours may vary during bank holidays

Access to buildings is only possible by entering your event's access code (code digits+‘F’, you will receive your event's code prior to your event), or with your room's key card. Inside the buildings, please wear your name badge clearly visible.

If you arrive outside the service hours or there is no one at the reception, please use the Self-Service-Check-In.

Self-Service Check-In

  • Entering through the front doors is only possible with the event's access code or your room's keycard.
  • Near the reception in the newer main building you can log into the Self-Service Check-In terminal with your DOOR credentials:
    • The terminal will show you your room's number.
    • Take a blank keycard and authorise it for your room using the terminal. This keycard will then allow you to access your room and to enter the center's buildings.
    • Please pick up the ‘additional costs’ leaflet. It will contain a plan of the building and further important information. You might want to write down your room number on this leaflet.
  • Please pick up your name badge from the reception desk and wear it clearly visible during your stay.

Closing hours

The building is closed from Saturday morning 10.00 am to Sunday afternoon 3.00 pm. Guests who plan to arrive on Saturdays may find hotel recommendations here.

A stay from Friday to Saturday (without breakfast) is only possible on exception and on request.



from 7.30 am – 8.45 am



12.15 pm


Coffee and Cake

3pm – 4pm

(Sun – Thu)



(Mon – Thu)

Self-service buffet from 6pm



Our rooms are primarily single rooms. A double bed room, a family room, a room with an extra-large bed, or a low-barrier room can be prepared for you on request.

If capacity allows, it is possible for you to bring along companions and / or children: Accompanying persons and children must be registered, booked, and confirmed by Schloss Dagstuhl no later than 4 weeks before the start date of your event.


Please note that smoking is not permitted inside the buildings.


Room amenities

Your rooms are equipped with:

Additional information:

  • Windows in the rooms can be opened
  • The heater can partly be regulated by you to your liking (to find out how, please check the online guest information folder)
  • Power outlet: 230V, 50Hz, two-pin earthed plug ‘Schuko’

Available on request:

  • Kettle
  • Baby bed and baby supplies
  • Special pillows
  • Allergy sensitive bed linen

You will find in your bathroom:

  • Shower or bath tub
  • Toilet
  • Sink
  • Mirror
  • Blow dryer
  • Towels
  • Soap and shower gel for hair and skin.
  • In Germany, tap water must fulfil drinking water quality standards.


  • Smoke alarms in every room
  • First-aid kits can be found in multiple places in the buildings
  • Some members of staff receive regular training as first aiders
  • Emergency information is displayed in every room
  • Emergency exit plans


  • 71 guest rooms, 82 beds all together (plus 5 sleeping couches and 3 cots for babies and children each)
  • 3 conference rooms including (hybrid) conference equipment (depending on the room about 25–50 places)
  • 5 meeting rooms as well as at least 5 rooms that have a different primary function but can be used as additional meeting rooms (depending on the room about 5–15 places)
  • Projectors on carts
  • Flipcharts and poster boards
  • Free Wifi (login with DOOR credentials, or use eduroam)
  • Informatics specialized-library
  • Computer work stations in the library
  • Printer, scanner, and copy machine
  • Print station for printing tickets or boarding passes
  • You can use our washing machine, tumble dryer, electric iron, and ironing board
  • Restaurant
  • Cafeteria
  • Wine cellar
  • Kiosk with cold drinks: wine, beer, soft drinks, sparkling water, etc. (self-service)
  • Kiosk with snacks, toiletries, etc. (self-service)
  • Lounge
  • German daily newspapers and magazines in the coat of arms hall
  • A tablet computer with international newspapers
  • Music room with piano (Young Chang G-185), 2 guitars (Karl Höfner HF-18, Yamaha CG-120-A), cello, violin, and a selection of sheet music
  • Billiard table
  • Board games and card games (in the wine cellar and the cafeteria), chess game (in the chess room in front of the music room)
  • Tabletop soccer, table tennis, and darts
  • Sauna
  • Fitness area with 2 indoor bike trainers (Kettler Racer 1), a recumbent bike (Life fitness 95 Ri), and a cross trainer (Life Fitness 95 Xi)
  • Bikes
  • During summer: volleyball, soccer


Schloss Dagstuhl and the surrounding area

Additional Information

for Dagstuhl Seminars and Perspektives Workshops

As participant of a Dagstuhl Seminar or a Dagstuhl Perspective Workshop, please also mind the following additional information.

Attention: There is differing information for participants of other events such as GI-Dagstuhl-Seminars, summer schools, training programs, research group meetings, research stays, etc.


  • Have you received your booking confirmation? Should you not have received a booking confirmation a week after your registration, please contact us.
  • Have you received your travel information? We usually send it 6 weeks before the start of the seminar to all registered participants by e-mail. It contains you event's "access code" for the entrance door.
  • Arrival is usually scheduled for Sundays from 3 pm. Seminars usually start Monday morning at 9 am. Some seminars start later than Monday and have a different arrival day – please always check with the travel information you received by e-mail.
  • Seminars are usually scheduled to end on Fridays, 12 noon. Departure is usually planned after lunch. Some seminars end before Friday – please always check with the travel information you received by e-mail.
  • Dagstuhl owns a comprehensive Informatics specialised library, which organizes a special book exhibition, showing all books of participants available in the library, during all Dagstuhl Seminars and Dagstuhl Perspectives Workshops. Schloss Dagstuhl kindly requests the authors to sign their books.
  • Many Dagstuhl Seminars and Dagstuhl Perspectives Workshops organize outings in (usually one of) the afternoons. Please be aware that some might cause additional costs which have to be paid in cash. Appropriate shoes are often recommended.

Additional Information

for other events

As participant of a GI-Dagstuhl-seminar, a summer school, a training program, a research group meeting, or a research stay, in short: any event that is not a Dagstuhl Seminar or a Dagstuhl Perspectives Workshop, please also mind the following additional information.

Attention: there is differing information for participants of Dagstuhl Seminars or Dagstuhl Perspectives Workshops.


Any questions?

Be sure to notify Dagstuhl Office if you have any special needs, e.g. vegetarian diet, allergies, low-barrier premises, require a super-size bed, or if you need childcare assistance.

Please contact us if you have further questions.

Useful Information

Expenses and methods of payment

We accept:

Outside the center, it is possible that only cash will be accepted – especially in busses and taxis. ATMs are about 2.5 km away from the center.