Hotel Zum Ritter St. Georg Heidelberg  4 stars

Hauptstrasse 178, Heidelberg, Germany, 69117  show mapSave
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The Hotel Zum Ritter St Georg is located in the heart of the old town of Heidelberg, close to the gothic style church of the Holy Ghost, the Heidelberg castle, the river Neckar and the Congress House Heidelberg.

This beautiful and elegant patrician hotel is housed in a Renaissance property. The venue, built in 1592, comprises the magnificent red sandstone medieval façade, two restaurants, meeting room, indoor swimming pool and fitness centre.

The guests are offered 37 totally renovated rooms and suites which feature views of the street and the castle. All guestrooms come completed with a private bathroom with bath and shower, telephone with internet access, satellite TV, minibar, few chairs and a coffee table, a work desk and cosy beds.

The hotel includes two restaurants, serving regional dishes and international cuisine, and a delicious breakfast buffet.

The property is just 1.4km from the Heidelberg train station and 15km from the Mannheim airport.

Number of rooms   41.

City Center Heidelberg - 1.5 mi
Airports Frankfurt International Airport (rhein-main) (FRA) - 43.8 mi, Soellingen (FKB) - 52.2 mi
Train Stations Central Station Heidelberg - 1.6 mi, Train Station Mannheim - 11.7 mi
Restaurants Vetter Brauhaus (cuisine: German) - 400 ft, Palmbraeu Gasse (cuisine: German) - 200 ft


Guests are offered de luxe, superior and standard rooms with double or single beds, bathrooms with a bathtub and an overhead shower, air conditioning and heating, direct dial telephone, wireless internet connection, minibar, hairdryer, in-room safe and satellite television.

Dining options

The Hotel Zum Ritter St Georg offers its guests a breakfast buffet at a price of 12 euro per person. There also is the Beiler restaurant with delicious regional and international dishes and the Ritterstube on the ground floor, decorated with dark wood paneling and vaulted ceilings, offering a romantic atmosphere.

A buffet breakfast is served at the price of EUR 12 per person per night. 


The Ratsherrenstube is an excellent venue for a meeting or a conference for up to 35 participants. The business facilities include the standard conference equipment such as an overhead projector, flip chart and screen, two coffee breaks and soft drinks.


The property offers two restaurants ideal for private celebrations and romantic weddings for up to 85 persons. Guests can also relax at the refreshing indoor swimming pool and train at the fitness centre.

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  • Parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Currency exchange
  • Pets allowed
  • Elevator
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • Newspapers/magazines

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

Paid Public parking is possible at a location nearby.

  • Bell staff/porter
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting room
Room view
  • Courtyard view
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Mini bar
  • Dressing area
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Hair dryer
  • Cable TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Internet access
  • TV



from  2 pm


until  11.30 am

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of EUR 25 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • One child may stay at the price of EUR 15 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets are allowed on request.

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Guests are offered de luxe, superior and standard rooms with double or single beds, bathrooms with a bathtub and an overhead shower, air conditioning and heating, direct dial telephone, wireless internet connection, minibar, hairdryer, in-room safe and satellite television.

Comfort Room
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Hotel Zum Ritter St. Georg Comfort Room
Bed type: Two Single Beds or Double Bed
Size: 250 sq. feet

This comfortable room is well furnished in a contemporary style. It comprises cozy sleeping area and rest zone. Its bathroom includes all modern facilities.

Room facilities
    Superior Room
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    Hotel Zum Ritter St. Georg Superior Room
    Hotel Zum Ritter St. Georg Superior Room
    Hotel Zum Ritter St. Georg Superior Room
    Bed type: Double Bed
    Size: 305 sq. feet

    This bright room is spacious and airy. It comprises convenient sleeping area and rest zone with leather armchairs. Its bathroom contains all modern facilities.

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      Deluxe Room
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      Hotel Zum Ritter St. Georg Deluxe Room

      This elegant room with classical interior comprises a sleeping zone, rest zone and dining area. Its bathroom includes all modern amenities.

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      Hotel Zum Ritter St. Georg Suite

      This fashionable is a mixture of elegance and comfort. It consists of a cozy a bedroom and living room which are full of daylight and include a cozy rest and dining area. Bathroom contains all modern facilities.

      Hotel Zum Ritter St. Georg LocationWhat's nearby

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      What's nearby

      What's nearby.

      The hotel is set in the pedestrian area, opposite the church of the Holy Ghost, the old bridge and the Galerie p13, 200m from the Heidelberger Castle, the Hundeweih nachtsmarkt, the Gloria Kino, the Deutsches Apotheken-Museum and the Romanischer Keller Theatre. Furthermore, the Heidelberg Images Fotogalerie, the Congress House Heidelberg, the Deutsches Verpackungs-Museum and the Stadtische Buhne are all less than 1km away.

      Tourist attractions
      • Heidelberger Weihnachtsmarkt
        400 ft
      • Galerie p13
        400 ft
      • Schloß Heidelberg
        700 ft
      • Schlossbeleuchtung am Heidelberger Schloss
        1000 ft
      • Philosophenweg
        2000 ft
      • Karlstorkino
        2300 ft
      • Heidelberg Images Fotogalerie
        2300 ft
      • Pfötchen-Tour
        4000 ft
      Places of interest
      • Gemeinden u. Pfarrämter Heilig Geist (Jesuitenkirche)
        400 ft
      • Studentenkarzer
        400 ft
      • Hundeweihnachtsmarkt
        400 ft
      • Heiliggeistkirche
        700 ft
      • Alte Brücke
        700 ft
      • Historical Centre
        1400 ft
      • Evangelische Kapellengemeinde - Diakoniekirche für Heidelberg
        3000 ft
      • Bismarckplatz
        3700 ft
      • Thingstätte
        3700 ft
      Convention centers
      • Congress House Heidelberg
        2300 ft
      • Gloria Kino
        400 ft
      • Public Viewing - Live-Fußball-EM-Übertragung auf dem Universitätsplatz
        700 ft
      • Deutsches Apotheken-Museum Gesch.St.
        700 ft
      • Castle Heidelberg
        1400 ft
      • Deutsches Verpackungs-Museum
        3300 ft
      • Sternwarte
        4000 ft
      Universities, Institutes
      • University Heidelberg
        700 ft
      • zwinger1
        400 ft
      • Romanischer Keller
        700 ft
      • Theatre Heidelberg
        1400 ft
      • Städtische Bühne
        1400 ft
      • friedrich5
        1400 ft

      Local Attractions

      • King's Throne (Konigstuhl)
        5100 ft
        Heidelberg, Baden-WurttembergGermany
      • Maerchen Paradies
        1.1 mi
        Koenigstuhl 5a, Heidelberg
      • Stift Neuburg
        1.5 mi
        Stiftweg 2, Heidelberg
      • Botanischer Garten der Universitat Heidelberg
        1.8 mi
        Im Neuenheimer Feld 340, Heidelberg
      • Agyptisches Museum Heidelberg (Egyptian Museum of Heidelberg)
        2.3 mi
        Marstallhof 4, Heidelberg

      Near the hotel

      • Hotel Zum Ritter
        100 ft
        Hauptstr. 178, Heidelberg
      • Altstadt (Old Town)
        700 ft
        Heidelberg, Baden-WurttembergGermany
      • Church of the Holy Ghost (Heiliggeistkirche)
        400 ft
        Marktpl., Heidelberg
      • Town Hall (Rathaus)
        400 ft
        Marktpl., Heidelberg
      • Friedrich Ebert Memorial (Gedenkstatte)
        400 ft
        Pfaffeng. 18, Heidelberg
      • Old Quarter
        700 ft
        Heidelberg, Baden-WurttembergGermany
      • Bismarck Tower (Bismarckturm)
        700 ft
        Heidelberg, Baden-WurttembergGermany

      Restaurants Nearby

      • Vetter Brauhaus

        64% likes this, based on 187 reviews
        Cuisine: German
        Price Range: USD 1 - USD 22

        400 ft
        Steingasse 9 - Im Schoneck

        Phone: 06221-165850

      • Palmbraeu Gasse

        73% likes this, based on 71 reviews
        Cuisine: German

        200 ft
        Hauptstrasse 185

        Phone: (06221)28536

      • Bierbrezel

        54% likes this, based on 42 reviews
        Cuisine: International

        100 ft
        Hauptstrasse 184

        Phone: 06221 4042877

      • Schmidts

        100 ft
        Hauptstr. 187

        Phone: +49 (0) 6221.65 49 065

      • Cafe & Bar Villa

        72% likes this, based on 14 reviews
        Cuisine: German

        100 ft
        Hauptstrasse 187
      Getting there.

      Guests, arriving at the Mannheim airport, can get to the hotel by means of the taxi or train, since Mannheim train station is just 200m from the airport. Moreover, you can get the venue by car just taking the highway 656 to Heidelberg.

      Getting around.

      The Hotel Zum Ritter St Georg is placed about 1.4km from the Heidelberg train station and 15km from the Mannheim airport. The venue offers guests with cars private parking and an airport shuttle service.

      Hotel Zum Ritter St. Georg Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hotel Zum Ritter St. Georg

      Average guest rating

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      • Family with children

        Alles ok, not impressive. 80's feeling throughout. Smelly entry.

        Some waiters are perfect, others rude

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        This is actually a historical landmark in Heidelberg and tour groups visit it! Each room was different and offered various amenties-tub versus shower, for example. Old World decor and views of The Castle. Fabulous location -can walk to almost everything. Would definitely stay here again.

        Tiniest of complaints-the baths linens were terrible! I use better and thicker ones when washing my car!

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        Historic building located in the city centre in a pedestrian precinct. Vaulted ceiling, grand staircase etc

        Unfortunately our room 206, a middle grade room, seemed to have been created from two smaller rooms (according to the fire escape map) and was squeezed next to a corridor with a partition wall. Quite a decent floor area, but very long and narrow and no character. It was also hot, enjoying a large but noisy fan but no air conditioning. We were only there one night so did not ask to be moved, English reserve!

        • Average rating
      • Single

        The friendly people at the front desk who took care of any need immediately. And of course the location of the Ritter can't be beat. To walk out the front door and be situated where all the tour buses had to drive an hour to was fantastic.

        The only issue I ran into was the room didn't have air-conditioning and the weather was still warm and muggy at times. Luckily the temp dropped and I opened the windows for most of the week to cool off the room. Still a fantastic place to stay.

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        Nice large room. Very clean.

        Lift not working - we were on the 4th floor. If we had been more elderly / disabled then we would not have been able to stay in this hotel.

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        We thought the staff were extremely helpful and friendly. The breakfast was wonderful and we ate dinner in the restaurant on both nights of our stay. The meals were excellent and reasonably priced.

        The only thing we don't appreciate about hotels in Europe in general is the lack of a top sheet on beds. We find duvets uncomfortably hot during the summer and would appreciate the choice of having just a sheet (or sheet and light blanket).

        • Average rating
      • Family with children

        Right in the middle of the old town, perfect location, close to everything.

        Small bathroom, even small shower place. Curtaindoes not stop street and building (since it is a turistatraction) ligths from entering the room, canread with that amount of ligth. And if you can sleep with the bell of the church in front less than 10 meters from your ears every half an hour...

        • Average rating
      • Single

        I am not happy with the hotel.

        The bad smell in the hotel and in the room. I have not see a radiator or heating inside the room.

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        Nice location, in the centre of the old town, and at walking distance from the cable-car to the castle and the shopping area.

        The architecture of the hotel, so prominently advertised, virtually disappears in the rooms, giving way to quite seasoned furniture, flooring and bathroom. In this view the rates appear excessive.

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        The location couldn't have been better-in the heart of the city!

        Rooms need updating.

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        the staff were terrific, the value for money was excellent and the rooms outstanding.

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        The location of the hotel could not have been better. We could walk to everything. The food was excellent and reasonably priced.

        The hotel was opposite the church. The church bells rang loudly every fifteen minutes. Other guests sang and shouted outside the hotel until 6.00 am so kept us awake all night.

        • Average rating
      • Single

        The only factor that make the hotel attractive is its location. At the end of Haupstrasse it is convenient for shopping and to see the City's attractions.

        The hotel is old, to arrive to the room you have to climb stairs, linen needs serious attention and the reception desk is very basic.

        • Average rating
      • Couple

        The staff was professional & friendly. Accomodations were nice and had a convieniant location. Quaint accomodations.

        Hotel is older and the elevator is small, which makes it difficult to transport suitcases. Would recommend to a friend only if they were not concerned wiith price and more on location.

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        Excellent location (right in the heart of Heidelberg Old Town), which meant all the main attractions were easy to reach on foot. Evening dinner and breakfast were also of good quality (although, at eur 12.50 in addition to room charge, the latter was expensive (with cheaper breakfasts available at many other places just a few yards away around the Old Town). Very 'romantic'/'historical' building which has charm and certainly distinguishes the hotel from all others in the city. Staff also friendly and helpful.

        Noise from late night revellers (up to C. 3.00/4.00 am every evening of our stay) (and then street cleaning/garbage collection etc. which started up at C. 6.00am!) meant we did not really have one night's decent sleep. The lift also broke down on the fist full day of our stay (and we were on the third floor!) and, as this was a Friday, it did not get repaired until the Monday morning. (At the price paid, the hotel should have paid the extra charge for a weekend call-out). The room was also quite humid and only air conditioning was a free-standing fan (which could not be left on if you wanted to sleep). Conclusion: If, as a hotel, you are going to charge 'Hilton' prices, people will expect a 'Hilton' level of service (double glazing/noise insulation, reliable elevators, air conditioning) and 'historic atmosphere and good location' are no longer good enough just on their own.

        • Average rating
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