ECPR Winter School
University of Bamberg, Bamberg
22 February - 1 March 2019




© BAMBERG Tourismus Service Foto Sonja Krebs

Where to stay

The local organising team has negotiated special discounted rates for Winter School participants. From superior hotels and self-catering apartments to high-standard youth hostels, there is an option to suit every budget.

To book, follow the instructions below.

Whether you are booking online or by telephone, remember to quote WINTER SCHOOL 2019 to get the discounted rate.

Booking deadlines for special rates vary, and there may be minor rate changes. We cannot guarantee you will get the same rates or rooms if you book independently/directly.


Hostels

Backpackers Bamberg 

Small, independent and cosy hostel between Bamberg railway station and the city centre, offering good connections to the University and only a short walk to the city centre. Wi-fi and a basic breakfast (tea, coffee and cereals) are included in the per-night price.

  • Single room €29 per night
  • Bunk bed in six-bed dorm €17 per person per night

Dorms of between two and five beds are also available.

Offer subject to availability; early booking highly recommended.

Jugendgästehaus am Kaulberg

Opened in 2011 and fully renovated, this is the biggest youth hostel in Bamberg, at the edge of the city centre, close to the Cathedral and the mediaeval and baroque areas. Rates negotiated for Winter School participants include breakfast and wi-fi. The bus stop to the central bus terminal (ZOB) is right opposite the main entrance. Prices are per person/night and include bed sheets and breakfast.

  • Single room: €40.90 per person/night for a minimum of 2 nights.
  • Double room: €34.90 per person/night for a minimum of 2 nights.
  • 3 or 4 bed room: €32.90 per person/night for a minimum of 2 nights.
  • 5 or 6 bed room: €30.90 per person/night for a minimum of 2 nights.

For less than 2 nights an extra fee of €2 per person, per night will be charged.

Since the hostel is primarily intended for pupils and youngsters, guests over 27 years will have to pay an extra fee of €4 per person per night. 

A room price increase of €1.10 per person/night to take place after the 1.3.2019, room prices will be adapted accordingly.

The hostel requires your name, address, telephone number, email address, gender, preferred room type, arrival/departure date and time. Your bill must be paid in full, four weeks before you arrive. You may cancel up to four weeks prior to arrival. An 80% deposit is charged for late cancellations. Please inform the hostel if you expect to arrive after 21:00. Please bring your own towels if possible, since towels are charged with a €10 deposit + €1.50 pro towel for the use.

Offer subject to availability; early booking highly recommended. Booking deadline Tuesday 18 December 2018.


Hotels

Breakfast and wi-fi is included unless stated otherwise.

Hotel Weierich

In the UN World Heritage city centre, close to the river Regnitz. The famous baroque Old Town Hall, Little Venice and the lively Sandstraße and Austraße are just around the corner, as are a range of bars, cafés and clubs. There is a bus stop just outside the hotel with one change, or a five-minute walk to the central bus terminal ZOB for a direct connection to the University.

  • Single en-suite room €55 per night
  • Double or twin en-suite room for single occupancy €65 per night
  • Double or twin en-suite room for two people €75 per night

Prices apply for a minimum of five nights. Bookings of less than five nights carry a €5 per-night surcharge.

Stadthotel Andres

In a quiet street, two minutes' walk from a train station, 15 minutes' walk from the city centre, and about 20 minutes' walk (or a three-minute bus ride from bus stop Bahnhof) from the University. Shops, banks and a post office are just around the corner.

  • Single en-suite room €45 per night
  • Double or twin en-suite room for single occupancy €55 per night
  • Double or twin en-suite room for two people €65 per night

Prices apply for a minimum of five nights. Bookings of less than five nights carry a €5 per-night surcharge.

To book at Hotel Weierich or Stadthotel Andres, email info@andres-hotel.de Credit card details are required to secure booking. You may cancel up to six weeks prior to your arrival.

Special-rate booking deadline, Sunday 13 January 2019.

Hotel Alt Bamberg

In the World Heritage city centre, with restaurants, cafés, bars, shops, a post office and cashpoints just around the corner. The central bus terminal ZOB and a small supermarket are a two-minute walk away. It's a pleasant, two-minute canalside walk to Bamberg’s pleasure grounds, Hain Park. You may cancel up to seven days prior to arrival. An 80% deposit is charged for late cancellations.

  • Single en-suite room €56 per night
  • Double en-suite room €84 per night

Hotel Bamberg Inn

This is the sister hotel of Hotel Alt, situated just outside the city centre, in Hallstadt. It is about 20 minutes to the city centre by bus, or 10 minutes by car. Bus 904 goes every 20 minutes from the central bus station (ZOB) to Hallstadt and the hotel is only two minutes away from bus stop Hallstadt / Landsknechtstraße. Reception is open until 14:00 but let reception know if you plan to arrive later, and they will give you your room code. You may cancel up to two days before arrival. An 80% deposit is charged for late cancellations. Free parking is available. You are free to use the hotel's shared kitchen.

  • Single en-suite room €56 per night
  • Double en-suite room €84 per night

Special-rate booking deadline, Friday 25 January 2019.

Hotel Central

A refined Bavarian-style property, just three minutes' walk from the heart of Bamberg. From the central railway station (approximately 1.5km or a 20-minute walk), a taxi to Hotel Central costs around €6. From the train station you can also use all bus lines heading to the central bus station (ZOB), from where Hotel Central is a walk of only 150m.

  • Single en-suite room or room for single occupancy €59 per night (€56 for five nights or more)
  • Double en-suite room €79 per night (€76 for five nights or more)

To book, email info@central-bamberg.de. To secure your booking, you will need to provide your home address, arrival time and credit card details.

Special-rate booking deadline, Friday 28 December 2018.

Hotel Sandstern

A small, cosy hotel in the heart of Bamberg’s nightlife district and just minutes from some of the city’s most famous sights, including the Cathedral, the Abbey, the Old Town Hall and Little Venice. You can enjoy a variety of Bamberg’s beer places just outside the hotel or a coffee at one of the cafés just across the river Regnitz. The central bus terminal ZOB is only a 10-minute walk, from which you can catch a bus direct to the Winter School.

  • Single en-suite room €62.50 per night
  • Double en-suite room €84 per night or €76.50 for single occupancy

To book, email info@hotel-sandstern.de

Special-rate booking deadline, Monday 31 December 2018.


Self-catering accommodation

For more information, contact Claudia Gamböck, a central booking agent for various self-catering establishments in Bamberg.


At-a-glance summary

Accommodation type / name Distance from Social Science Faculty building / BAGSS En-suite facilities? Free wi-fi? Breakfast Address
Backpackers Bamberg (Hostel) 1.6km No Yes Basic Heiliggrabstraße 4, 96052 Bamberg
Jugendgästehaus am Kaulberg (Hostel) 3.3km Yes Yes Included Unterer Kaulberg 30, 96049 Bamberg
Hotel Andres 1.6km Yes Yes Included Heiliggrabstraße 1, 96052 Bamberg
Altstadthotel Weierich 3km Yes Yes Included Lugbank 5, 96049 Bamberg
Hotel Alt Bamberg 2.8km Yes Yes Included Habergasse 11, 96047 Bamberg
Hotel Standstern 3km Yes Yes Included Obere Sandstraße 11, 96049 Bamberg
Central 2.5km Yes Yes Included Promenadestraße 3, 96047 Bamberg
Hotel Bamberg Inn 4.2km Yes Yes Included Bamberger Straße 76, 96103 Hallstadt, Bamberg

 

 

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