Hotel Zum Ritter St. Georg - Heidelberg  4 stars

Hauptstrasse 178, Heidelberg, Germany, 69117  show mapSave
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 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms


Paid parking


24-hour reception


In-room breakfast




 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms


Cribs/Baby cots


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   36.

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) - 100 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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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Late check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pets allowed (limited amount or weight)
  • Lobby
  • Currency exchange
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Paid public parking is possible at a location nearby.

  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Newspaper service
  • Wake up service
Dining facilities
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Meeting facilities
  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Fax/Photocopying
Children's facilities
  • Cribs/Baby cots
Room view
  • Courtyard view
Room facilities
  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Wardrobe
  • Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
Kitchen facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock



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: Double Bed or 2 Single beds
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.

    Room facilities
      Deluxe Room
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      Hotel Zum Ritter St. Georg Deluxe Room
      Bed type: Double Bed
      Size: 380 sq. feet

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

      Room facilities
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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)
          5200 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

          100 ft
          Hauptstrasse 185

          Phone: (06221)28536

        • Bierbrezel

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

          100 ft
          Hauptstrasse 184

          Phone: 06221 4042877

        • Cafe & Bar Villa

          75% likes this, based on 11 reviews
          Cuisine: German

          100 ft
          Hauptstrasse 187
        • Saigon Sonne

          72% likes this, based on 22 reviews
          Cuisine: Vietnamese

          200 ft
          Haupstrasse 170-172
        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

        Individual guest reviews

        • 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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