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Accommodation in Heidelberg: Halls of residence, host families, apartments, hotel - All prices


Prices and conditions 2017 - F+U Accommodation in Heidelberg

Halls of Residence

  • Administration fee: € 75; Deposit: € 100
  • Double room bookings are only available for learners arriving together. Discount for groups of 10 people or more: 5% off listed prices.
  • 24-hour emergency call, seven days a week.
  • Booking a residence category: First, please only book the preferred residence category. About two weeks before your arrival - at the latest on the Monday before your arrival - you will be informed of the name of your hall of residence.
  • Guaranteeing a specific hall of residence: For a single supplement of € 200 we guarantee - subject to room availability at the time of booking - allocation of your preferred hall of residence. If the start of your course is postponed, e.g. due to a delay in issuing a visa, we reserve the right to allocate a room in a hall of residence in the same category. in this case the guarantee supplement of € 200 is refunded in full.
  • All halls of residence have a kitchen; Cat. VI rooms have a kitchen en suite.
  • Please note: The halls of residence are available to our learners all year round. However, due to the high demand, we recommend booking accommodation at least four weeks in advance. During the summer, if accommodation in one category is fully booked, we reserve the right to allocate a
    room in another residence of the same standard. All our halls of residence offer free Wi-Fi and washing machines.

General information about board, key handover, check-in and -out times and more see end of page. Transfer to and from accommodation see here.

¹The respective discount applies only for advance payment of at least 5 weeks.
²The rental contract can be cancelled with a notice period of four weeks.
³Extra days are invoiced for arrival on Saturday (by 20:00) or a departure on Sunday (extra days must always be confirmed by F+U).
4 The F+U Campus residence is a new building; as of April 2016, 150 apartments are available to our learners.
5 Two-room apartments can accommodate up to four peopple. Surcharge for a third and fourth person: 75€ per person, per week.

Categories, Location (Halls of Residence)

¹Steinhof residence: From Monday to Saturday: 100 m to the nearest bus stop; Sunday: 1 km to the nearest stop

Abbreviations: APO = Apothekergasse; Cat. = category; Serial No. = serial number


Guest Houses, Holiday Homes, Hotels, Youth Hostel

  • Administration fee: € 150.
  • Guest houses, holiday homes: Prices on request; weekly rent depends on size, location in the city, furnishings and season. Rates from € 300 to € 1500.
  • The F+U Bayrischer Hof Hotel***: The Bayrischer Hof, one of the most tradition-steeped hotels in the city, is located on Bismarckplatz, just 150m from the school and the Old Town (single rooms from € 80/night; double rooms from € 100/night).
  • Hotels in all price categories are located close to the school. We can also book rooms in Heidelberg’s attractively situated youth hostel.


Host Family Accommodation

  • Administration fee: € 75
  • Deposit: € 100
  • 20% surcharge for: Wi-Fi guarantee, English-speaking host family, full board (on request).
  • You will be advised of the name and address of the host family one week before moving in.

¹Journey time to school (by public transport): The distance to the bus/tram stop is not included; this is usually just a 5-10-minute walk from the
accommodation. Further details are available on request.
² Extra day: For an early arrival on Saturday (by 20:00 at the latest) or a late departure on Sunday, (12:00 the latest). All extra days must always be confirmed by F+U.


Accommodation – General Information

Arrival and Departure

Move in: Sundays (10:00 – 24:00, surcharge of 50€ for moving in between 23:00 and 24:00), Move out: Saturday (by 12:00).

  • Please inform us no later than Friday (14:00) before moving in of the exact time of your arrival. If you inform us any later, we will not be able to guarantee the handover of the key at your preferred time.
  • If you would like to move in on Saturday (12:00 - 20:00) or leave on Sunday (until 10:00), you will be charged accordingly at the “extra day” rate. All extra days must be confirmed by F+U.
  • In case of delay, please telephone the named contact person for the key handover, or your host family.
  • The accommodation rates for halls of residence and apartments are calculated to take into account location (distance to school, attractiveness of the district) and furnishings/facilities of the accommodation. In all cases, please bear in mind that all our halls of residence and apartments have a "student" character, including those in higher categories.

Wi-Fi, use of computers, Internet, fitness room

  • Most halls of residence and the apartments are equipped with Wi-FI. We provide Internet access free of charge. During the summer we rent out additional rooms and apartments; information on their Wi-Fi facilities is available on request. Compliance with German Internet law is required.
  • Some families allow the use of their computer for an additional charge. Detailed information is available on request.
  • You can also use the computers in our school, with free Internet access (50 computers in three IT rooms); Wi-Fi is also available from 07:30 to 20:00 (Monday - Friday) and on Saturdays from 10:00-16:00.
  • A laundry, a lounge and a fitness room are available for residents of the F+U Campus hall of residence.

Cleaning of rooms and communal areas

Please note that for the entire duration of your stay you are responsible for cleaning your room. On vacating the room, the accommodation must be clean and tidy. Kitchens and bathrooms are to be kept clean. Communal areas are cleaned once a week by F+U.


  • Host family accommodation: Free use of the washing machine once or twice a week.
  • Halls of residence / apartments: Washing machines and tumble dryers are available, most of them coin-operated.
  • Bed linen and towels: Bed linen is provided on arrival; please bring your own towels.

Cooking utensils

Cooking utensils, cutlery and crockery can be hired for a fee of € 40 plus a service charge of € 25. (The fee is refunded upon the return of complete - and clean - sets.)

Childminder (parallel to the intensive course):

20€ per 45 minutes (2 children: 15€; 3 children: 13€)

House rules (extract)

  • Smoking is prohibited in the halls of residence and in apartments, as well as on balconies and terraces.
  • Kitchens and bathrooms are to be cleaned after use.
  • The night-time quiet period from 10 pm to 6 am is legally protected (federal state regulations). During this time, all residents must keep any noise to room volume only.
  • Guests are permitted in halls of residence and in apartments only until 11 pm.
  • If you would like to invite a friend to stay overnight, permission must be obtained in advance from the residence administration. Overnight stays cost € 10 per person. Guests who stay without prior permission will be fined the equivalent of at least one week’s rent.
  • Violation of house rules may incur a fine; for repeated violations we reserve the right to terminate the rental agreement without notice.
  • Further details are given in the house rules and fee regulations handed out on arrival.
  • Residents in the halls accept liability for their guests
  • In host family accommodation, the host’s rules apply.


Parking is available in the Concordia hall of residence’s unsupervised car park for € 35/week.
There is public, paid parking available in the school building (ca. € 125/month).


  • All halls of residence and apartments are equipped with a kitchen. Host families provide meals as specified in the booking.
  • Meals in partner restaurants (Sun-Sat): Breakfast: € 60/wk; lunch*: € 90/wk; evening meal*: € 110/week (*incl. 1 soft drink)
  • Lunch in our school canteen (July and August only): € 70/week (Mon-Fri)
  • You can also have a meal for ca. € 6 in Heidelberg University’s refectory, just ten minutes’ walk from the school.
Extending the Rental Contract, Change of Accommodation, Cancellation (Halls of Residence, Apartments, Host Families)

Applications to extend the rental period must be made four weeks in advance of the contract's expiry.

Contract extension applications received less than a week before contract expiry are subject to a processing fee of 50€.

An extension of the rental contract cannot be guaranteed. If, despite compliance with the four-week notice period, the previously booked
room is already allocated, we guarantee the availability of a room in an alternative hall of residence within the same category. In this instance,
the fee for changing accommodation will be waived.

Change of accommodation: (at own request): € 50

Cancellation of the rental contract: If the contract parties conclude a rental contract for a fixed term, the earlier ordinary cancellation of the
rental contract is in principel excluded (§ 542 II BGB - German Civil Code). However, as a gesture of goodwill we permit the cancellation of
the rental contract on condition of four full rental week's notice (Sunday to Saturday). In case of cancellation we charge a cancellation fee of
€ 50 and refund rent paid in advance. Notice of the cancellation must be submitted in writing to the Accommodation department during
office opening hours.
































































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