Accommodation, Conference Package and Traveling

Hotel Jagdschloss Niederwald
Hotel Jagdschloss Niederwald

The Hotel

The conference, lunches and dinners will take place at:

Hotel Jagdschloss Niederwald
Jagdschloss Niederwald 1
65385 Rüdesheim

T +49 (0)6722 - 7106 0
F +49 (0)6722 - 7106 666

For registered speakers accommodation will be reserved for four nights by the organizers, i.e. arrival on the 14th and departure on the 18th (after the breakfast).


staying at the Jagdschloss Niederwald Hotel

Registered participants are requested to make their bookings by 14 August. Please note that there is only a limited number of rooms in our allocation.

The booking code is 'OpenScience'.

Rooms. A special rate of about EUR 368 (single room + breakfast) per person for four nights has been negotiated with the hotel.

Meals. The conference package at the hotel covers lunches, dinners, and coffee breaks from dinner on 14 September to lunch on 17 September, admits access to the conference room and costs
EUR 291.

Total price for a participant staying in the Jagdschloss Niederwald Hotel is EUR 659.

Extras, such as drinks, telephone calls etc. are not included in the price.

These costs and fees are to be paid directly to the hotel.

The hotel accepts MasterCard and Visa (but not Amex or Diners Club).

The hotel offers wireless internet access free of charge.

staying at another hotel or B&B

Participants who plan to stay at another hotel or B&B are recommended to make their bookings in time.

Participants not staying at the Jagdschloss Niederwald Hotel will need to book the conference package (EUR 291) on arrival. Please register at the Hotel's reception. Participants are responsible to settle their bills with the hotel for the conference package.

Extras, such as drinks, telephone calls etc. are not included in the price.

The hotel accepts MasterCard and Visa (but not Amex or Diners Club).

How to reach the conference site


The hotel is located on top of the Rheingau heights of Ruedesheim.

By plane

Ruedesheim is located ca. 50 km west of Frankfurt airport which can be reached by almost all airlines from Europe and Overseas. Other airports close to Ruedesheim are Cologne and Dusseldorf.

From these airports, it is then possible to travel by train via Mainz and Wiesbaden to Ruedesheim.

Low-price airlines fly to Hahn airport from where bus connections to Koblenz, Mainz and Frankfurt are available.


By rail

Travel to Ruedesheim via Wiesbaden (from Frankfurt airport) or Mainz (from Cologne or Dusseldorf airport) and take a taxi to the Jagdschloss Niederwald Hotel.

By car

Coming from Koblenz or Cologne. Take the autobahn A61, exit Bingen and take the ferryboat to Ruedesheim. Alternatively, take autobahn A61, change at "Dreieck Nahetal" to the A60 and drive in the direction "Mainz".
Change at "Dreieck Mainz" to the A643, in the direction "Wiesbaden, Frankfurt", cross the river Rhine and change at "Autobahnkreuz Schierstein" to the A66/B42, in the direction Ruedesheim.

Coming from Frankfurt airport. Take the autobahn A3 and drive in the direction Cologne. Change at "Wiesbadener Kreuz" to the A66, in the direction Wiesbaden.

The autobahn A66 becomes the B42 and leads you directly to Ruedesheim.

Both the Niederwald Monument and the Jagdschloss Niederwald are sign posted.

See the hotel's location on the map