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

Sunday

3pm – 7pm

Monday – Thursday

7.30 am – 4pm

Friday

7.30 am – 1pm

Hours may vary during bank holidays

Access to buildings is only possible by entering an access code (four digit code +‘F’, e.g. 0000F, you will receive your access code prior to your event), or with a key card for the new guest house (rooms G1–G7). Inside the buildings, please wear your name badge clearly visible.

Should you plan to arrive outside of our service hours, please inform us by e-mail no later than the Thursday before the start of your seminar and use the Self-Service-Check-In.

Self-Service Check-In

  • Entering through the front doors is only possible with the access code.
  • At the reception desk in the new building you will find a participant list with your room number. You do not need a key to enter your room.
  • Please mark your name in the list to indicate that you have arrived.
  • Please pick up the ‘additional costs’ leaflet. It will contain a plan of the building and further important information.
  • Please pick up your name badge 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 is only possible on exception and on request.

Catering

Breakfast

from 7.30 am – 8.45 am

(Mon–Fri)

Lunch

12.15 pm

(Mon–Fri)

Coffee and Cake

between 3pm – 4pm

(Sun – Thu)

Dinner

6pm

(Mon – Thu)

Self-service buffet from 6pm

(Sun)

Accommodation

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:

  • A safe with the inside measurements of 32 cm x 42 cm x 15 cm (width x depth x height)
  • Desk and chair
  • Telephone
  • Information folder
  • Curtains, jalousies, or shutters

Additional information:

  • Your room can be locked from the inside
  • 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 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.

Safety

Facilities

  • 71 guest rooms, 82 beds all together (plus 5 sleeping couches and 3 cots for babies and children each)
  • 3 conference rooms including conference equipment
  • 5 meeting rooms as well as at least 5 rooms that have a different primary function but can be used as additional meeting rooms
  • Projectors on carts
  • Flipcharts and poster boards
  • Free Wifi, including 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 snacks, toiletries, etc. (self-service)
  • Kiosk with cold drinks (self-service)
  • Lounge
  • German daily newspapers and magazines in the coat of arms hall
  • An iPad 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

Service

Schloss Dagstuhl and the surrounding area

  • The area around Schloss Dagstuhl offers a variety of hiking and biking trails. Appropriate shoes are recommended.
  • Maps of hiking and biking trails are available at the reception desk
  • Indoor and outdoor pool in Wadern (2.5 and 2.7 km away)
  • Shopping facilities in Wadern (about 1.5 – 2.5 km away)
    Please mind the local closing hours.
  • Gas stations (about 1.5 – 2.5 km away)
  • Charging station for electric vehicles (Im Brühl 2, 66687 Wadern (2 km away), or search here using PLZ/Ort="66687 Wadern" and clicking "Suchen".)

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 the "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 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.