Max Planck Guesthouse (Potsdam)

Max Planck Guesthouse (Potsdam)

Address: Am Mühlenberg 2, 14476 Potsdam

To all guests at the institutes we offer rooms in the guesthouse which is located directly on the Max Planck Campus – only a few steps away from main building and canteen. Your stay in our guestrooms should not exceed 3 months. If you wish to book a room or have any questions about your booking, please feel free to contact your department secretary directly:

Brit Holland
Astrophysical and Cosmological Relativity Department

Matthias Blitterdorf 
Computational Relativistic Astrophysics Department

Anika Rast
Quantum Gravity and Unified Theories Department


  • 26 Single rooms, 12 with own bathroom, 4 with balcony, all with a shared kitchen
  • 9 Double rooms, 7 with own bathroom, 3 with balcony, all with a shared kitchen
  • 6 Apartments, with own bathroom, separate bedroom, kitchen unit, 5 with balcony

A common kitchen is available to all guests.

Room rates (as of December 2023)

  • Single room: 56,60 €/night; 566,03 €/month
  • Double room: 65,27 €/night; 652,70 €/month
  • Apartment: 81,21 €/night; 812,13 €/month

All prices including VAT. The monthly price is calculated for a stay more than 10 nights.
Payment is possible by credit-/debit card, in cash or by bank transfer. All details and options of room rates.

General information

  • Reception address: Am Mühlenberg 1, 14476 Potsdam, central building (open 24/7)
  • Check-in: from 2 pm, check-out: until 10 am
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • 2 washing machines and 2 dryers available (extra fee)
  • Accessible room: 1
  • Additional beds: 4
  • Baby beds: 2
  • On-site parking

Services: Services include cleaning once a week, changing bedlinen and towels (once a week).


Arrival is also possible after 6 pm.  You can get the key at the reception, located in the central building of the Max Planck Campus, Am Mühlenberg 1, 14476 Potsdam, open 24/7. 

Reception: 0049-331-5677814,

Cancellation fees

In case of a no-show without prior cancellation, cancellation fees will apply:

  • 50% of the room rate when cancelling 2 weeks before arrival date,
  • 80% of the room charge when cancelling 1 day before arrival date,
  • 100% of the room charge because of no show without specific reason.

In case of a no-show through no fault of one's own or force majeure the cancellation fees can be waived.

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