What accommodation arrangements have been made for BEST students?

BEST students are accommodated in shared rooms in the historic hotel “Rheinischer Hof”. All rooms are equipped with free high speed Wi-Fi Internet access and a TV. Microwaves and refrigerators can be used to prepare food in the evening.

Where is the hotel located?

The hotel is located within walking distance from the university campus (0.5 miles, two bus stops). Grocery stores, bakeries, cafés, and bars are just around the corner. The city center of Duisburg, where you can find numerous shops, historic sights and two shopping malls, is less than a mile away. A tram station is right in front of the hotel building and Duisburg main station is only one stop away. The tram can also be used to reach Duisburg’s neighboring city of Mülheim.

Is it possible to arrange special requests (single room, special diet, etc.)?

Please, contact the BEST staff as early as possible for special inquiries. We will do our best to help.

I do not need any accommodation. Can I make my own arrangement?

We prefer the BEST students to stay together at the hotel "Rheinischer Hof" near campus. This way, it is easier to set up meeting points for the excursions, company visits etc.

Is there a laundry service?

There is a laundromat right next to the hotel and it is easy to use.

What meals are being served at the hotel?

The hoteliers wait on you in the morning and serve a rich and nutritious breakfast.

Are there any cooking facilities?

A microwave and a refrigerators will be provided for students who want to prepare some food in the evening.

Is there an Internet connection?

Yes, every room is equipped with free Wi-Fi Internet access.

Can I stay at the hotel after the program has ended?

If there are rooms available, you are welcome to stay longer. Please, let us know as early as possible if you are interested so that we can ask for special rates.