Living in the Vallendar area –

Find your home from home.

Our Housing Team is here to help you find accommodation that you can call home! We maintain a list of apartments in the area that are currently vacant:

  • If you have been accepted to a WHU study program you will receive access to our accommodation list automatically.
  • Future members of the WHU community can request a guest account.
  • All current WHU students and staff can access this list on the school intranet myWHU

With a range of excellent accommodation options all very close to our compact campus, Vallendar is a great place to live and study. You can choose from private apartments or comfortable halls of residence. There are also hotel rooms available for special events and weekend seminars. Many of the private apartments are found on the surrounding gentle hills surrounding Vallendar which offer superb views over the beautiful Rhine Valley. Whats more, living locally is a great way to meet other students and take advantage of all that campus life has to offer!

Accommodation

Where to live in the Vallendar area –
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Students can opt for private housing or choose from a large number of nearby apartments such as Campus Krautkrämer, at the Humboldthöhe, the new house at Goethestraße (SmartFlats Goethestraße) or in the recently renovated houses 'Heerstraße'. To apply for housing the usual process is as follows:

  1. Students indicate their preferences before arrival within an accommodation form (exchange students receive this form from the International Relations Office. Bachelor students receive it automatically after acceptance and Master students on request from the Housing Team).
  2. Before the start of the semester, students receive a firm offer which will considers both the options available and personal preferences.

Housing options in Vallendar:

Apartments
Location

There is a very wide range of apartments available in Vallendar, varying in terms of the level of furnishing, their size, and their distance from WHU.

All apartments offered to international students by the Housing Office are fully furnished, and include a fitted kitchen. Bed linen and bath towels are also provided. Some apartments also include a shared washing machine, whereas some landlords offer a washing service. Most apartments are designed for singles, comprising a bed/living room with a single bed or sofa bed, kitchen/kitchenette and bathroom.

Some apartments are offered as shared accommodation to two students. These comprise two bedrooms, each with a single bed, a kitchen and bathroom. Very few apartments have a separate living room. Some landlords or WHU students offer individual rooms for rent: in such cases, students have their own bedroom with a single bed, and the bathroom and kitchen are shared.

Most apartments do not come with existing telephone and television connections. W-Lan/WiFi is available in all WHU apartments. The rent for private apartments ranges from around € 425 (shared flat) to € 600, plus utilities.

All private apartments are non-smoking apartments.

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These apartments are located in Vallendar's pedestrian zone only a one-minute walk from WHU. Some can be rented by exchange students and others are available for longer-term WHU students. They are fully furnished and equipped and have access to a separate laundry room.

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The Campus Krautkrämer is located near the pedestrian zone in Vallendar, around five minutes’ walk from WHU. Ten of the 29 non-smoking apartments are reserved for exchange students and can be rented through WHU. In addition to the standard fixtures and fittings, bed linen, crockery and kitchen utensils etc. are also provided. WiFi is available. The remaining 19 apartments can be rented directly from Campus Krautkrämer.

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Offering eight non-smoking single apartments, this historical building is situated directly within the Vallendar pedestrian area less than a two-minute walk from WHU. Each modern apartment is partially furnished with closet, desk, chair, table, kitchen facility and has a private bathroom. There is a separate laundry room with washing machine and dryer. WiFi is provided.

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A large apartment house in a quiet location c. 5-10 minutes walk from WHU offering combined retirement and student accommodation. The 20 non-smoking student apartments (all single apartments, only 1 apartment with 2 bedrooms is suitable for sharing) vary in size from 1-room to 3-room, each is furnished, well-equipped and has its own bathroom. Most apartments have a large balcony offering fantastic views over the Rhine Valley and Vallendar. 

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A modern block of flats less than a 5-minute walk from WHU, providing accommodation for up to 80 students in 1 and 2-bedroom apartments and shared flats for 4-5 people. Half of these apartments are arranged through WHU and all units are fully furnished with a well-equipped kitchenette and own bathroom. In addition, the apartment area, which is non-smoking, provides a laundry room with several washers and dryers.

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This house, containing six single apartments all with own bathroom and modern kitchen, has been rented by WHU since its renovation in 2012. It is situated in the center of Vallendar and only a few minutes' walk from WHU. All apartments are fully furnished and equipped, including WiFi. A separate laundry room is available. These non-smoking apartments are generally let to exchange students.

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Both houses, situated in the center of Vallendar and only 3-5 minutes' walk from the campus, are rented by WHU. Together they offer 9 fully-furnished and equipped non-smoking apartments (one of which is a shared apartment for 2 persons) with access to a separate laundry room. WiFi is included. 

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Located only a 5-10 minute walk from WHU, most of these apartments are let to exchange students. All 48 non-smoking single units are fully furnished and equipped and each has a separate bathroom and kitchenette. There is also a separate laundry room. WiFi is included.

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Important information

All students can rent by the month, except for exchange students who must rent in blocks per semester.

They are fully furnished and equipped with bedding, towels, dishes, cooking utensils, microwave (or baking oven), washing machine and dryer, internet (WLAN).

Please be aware that the German license fee for public broadcasting services is not included.

Remember: housing is distributed on a first come, first served basis!

Housing service

Assisting international students

WHU is proud to welcome students from around the world to Vallendar every year. We understand that finding accommodation can be particularly challenging when planning to study in a foreign country. If you are coming from abroad or are a non-German speaker, our Housing Team can help you find a room or apartment in the Vallendar area. Feel free to contact us, we are here to help!

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Housing service

Assisting international students

WHU is proud to welcome students from around the world to Vallendar every year. We understand that finding accommodation can be particularly challenging when planning to study in a foreign country. If you are coming from abroad or are a non-German speaker, our Housing Team can help you find a room or apartment in the Vallendar area. Feel free to contact us, we are here to help!

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Hotels in the area

Where to stay in Vallendar –
Alternative options in the area.

The fact that the Rhine Valley is a perennial hotspot for tourists, means there are plenty of hotels to suit all budgets and tastes in Koblenz and the surrounding area. Below is a list of hotels which cooperate with WHU:

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If it’s a business trip or cultural weekend along the Rhine and Mosel, The Altstadt Hotel Koblenz offers modern comfort for every opportunity. The Altstadt Hotel Koblenz offers fourteen double rooms in three different categories, with options available for the single traveller as well.

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The Aparthotel at Münzplatz is the only hotel in Koblenz with a large selection of themed rooms. The themed suites are available in African, Asian, British, Moroccan, glamorous and 70s style. Not to forget the Hollywood Suite and Viva LasVegas Suite from the land of unlimited possibilities.

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Since three generations the “Berghotel Rheinblick” is owned by the Helling family. Situated on a hill in the outskirts of Bendorf with an amazing view into the valley of Middle Rhine, they provide a family environment, excellent service and comfortable rooms.

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The guest house of the BFW Koblenz was built in 2003 and is a barrier-free facility in which wheelchair users can feel completely at ease. The bright and friendly rooms have a large bathroom (shower/WC), telephone, mini fridge and flat screen TV.

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Prepare for attentive service, beautiful details and a warm welcome at Hotel Brenner in Koblenz!

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Business Lodging offers a range of apartments and holiday flats in Koblenz and the area.

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The apartment house City Apartments Koblenz offers you the ideal accommodation for a stay of one month or longer.

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This hotel with more than 100 rooms is conveniently located in the centre of the old town in Koblenz. Whether you prefer to stroll through the historic part of town with its many squares or walk along the Mosel to the Deutsches Eck – or German Corner, the confluence of the Rhine and Mosel rivers – all these destinations can be reached on foot within a few minutes. In addition, Koblenz is the ideal starting point for a trip to explore the castles and fortress along the UNESCO world heritage region on the Middle Rhine.

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From the Civilcasino in the early 1920s through three generations to today’s Diehls Hotel. A family hotel through the generations. They offer 67 rooms and a beautiful view over the Rhine from their terrace.

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The holiday apartment with terrace has 36 m² with a beautiful view of the Rhine valley and separate entrance as well as a parking lot. The non-smoking apartment is suitable for allergy sufferers. Maximum occupancy of 2 persons. Pets can only be brought on request.

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With 2 balconies for sunrise and sunset, a large kitchen with a large fridge-freezer, a modern bathroom with a rain shower and two bedrooms, each with a double bed and a living room.

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The Forum Vinzenz Pallotti is situated on the Rhine footpath, in the direct vicinity of the Rhine and Moselle rivers, and offers pleasant hospitality and a soothing atmosphere.

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GHOTEL hotel & living Koblenz is located directly opposite the main station and boasts easy access to the city centre. The main sights of Koblenz are all just 1 to 2 km away from the hotel.

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In the centre of the Middle Rhine region, in Vallendar near Koblenz, in a park-like garden, lies the Priest and Guest House Marienau. It is open to everyone who is looking for a place of contemplation and peace. 

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Our house offers a wide range of possibilities with its green areas, friendly ambience, ideal premises and its technical equipment.

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Haus St. Josef is offering accommodation in Vallendar with free WiFi. Guest rooms in the hostel are equipped with a coffee machine. All rooms have a electric tea pot, while some rooms are equipped with a kitchen with a dishwasher, an oven and a microwave. All rooms have a desk.

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30 guest rooms with flair. These are freshly renovated with a modern, homely ambience. Shower, WC, hairdryer and flat-screen TV are part of the basic equipment of the well-kept rooms. In the morning you can look forward to the large selection of the rich breakfast buffet. 
 

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The high quality and welcoming rooms offer modern and comfortable accommodation complemented with first-class all-round service. The house meets all requirements - whether as a starting point for hiking tours and walking tours, or as a meeting place for conferences and family celebrations.

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With a lot of passion and attention to detail, they have given the house a special atmosphere in which the guests can feel at home.

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This friendly, country-style hotel is located in central Koblenz, just a 2-minute walk from Koblenz train station. It offers rooms with free WiFi, soundproof windows and satellite TV.

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Nestling in the beautiful Wenigerbachtal valley, around 1.4 km outside Bendorf, this modern, 4-star design hotel offers attractive accommodations with free Wi-Fi internet access.

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Your wellness hotel in dreamlike nature with relaxed comfort, contemporary design in the bakery town Höhr-Grenzhausen, close to Koblenz, Rhine & Moselle! Informal Westerwald cosiness with a touch of luxury, regional, honest cuisine with modern creativity, professional service paired with family cordiality.

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If you appreciate a central location, the ibis Hotel Koblenz City is the right place for you: The hotel is only a few minutes' walk from the main railway station and the Rhein-Mosel-Halle as well as the pedestrian area of the city with many shops and shopping offers. All 106 rooms are air-conditioned and have modern, functional furnishings as well as newly developed beds for a restful night's sleep. You can park your car in the neighbouring underground car park for a reduced fee.

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This hotel welcomes you directly at the Rhine promenade in the centre of Koblenz. Each of the 25 rooms is individually furnished and invites you to linger. In the café you can relax and choose from the daily offer. Enjoy the view of the "Rheinische Nizza" Pfaffendorf, perhaps with one of their homemade Flammkuchen? 

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The hotel is located in the historic district Ehrenbreitstein, at the foot of the fortress Ehrenbreitstein. The fortress with the surrounding area was one of the BUGA exhibition focal points and can be easily reached from Ehrenbreitstein with a newly built inclined elevator. Just 50 meters from the hotel, you can take the ferry to the other bank of the Rhine in 5 minutes and then you are right in the old town of Koblenz. After that it is only a 5 minute walk to the Deutsche Eck or the cable car station leading to the fortress.

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The Mercure Hotel Koblenz is located in the southern part of Koblenz city center between Koblenz Electoral Palace and Rhein-Mosel-Halle. Set on the banks of the romantic River Rhine, this First Class Hotel features 168 rooms, 12 meeting and function rooms, bar and restaurant with a view to the UNESCO World Heritage Site Upper Middle Rhine Valley. The romantic Koblenz old town, the Deutsches Eck at the confluence of Rivers Mosel and Rhine as well as the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress are just a short walk along River Rhine. The entire house provides free WiFi.The conference area hosts conferences and events with up to 120 people. Guests staying at the Mercure Hotel Koblenz praise the hotel for its courteous service and enchanting location.

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High above Montabaur, the wonderful city in the Westerwald where Baroque splendor unites with graceful ease, is the castle, whose stylish atmosphere will captivate you. From here you can enjoy the most beautiful view over the glittering lights of the city. In the heart of the Westerwald, they await you with everything that makes your stay a wonderful experience: with modern rooms, professional meeting management, perfect service, a spacious swimming pool and sauna area and much more.

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The family-owned hotel, with 67 comfortably furnished rooms of various categories, a modern conference and meeting room, free parking and a cuisine geared to regional and home-style cuisine, is located in the administrative district of Koblenz.

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Minimalistic and modern architecture combined with industrial charm – a comfortably established ambience! Meet Silicium, the basic element of glass and ceramics, in a totally unexpected form – as Restaurant & Location, Design-Hotel, as well as business and seminar venue.

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The Stein family belongs to Koblenz just like the Mosel and the Rhine. They are especially known for their hospitality, which comes from the heart. You can feel the warmth and charm in the whole house. It all began with Helmut & Roswitha Stein. Now the daughters have the scepter in their hands. Melanie Stein-Schiller runs the Hotel Stein and Schiller's Restaurant (1* Michelin) together with her husband Mike Schiller, Daniela Schwartz runs the Stein Boardinghouse in the heart of the old town.

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Where in 1868 Dr. Max Brosius offered his stately rooms for a cure, today the ambience he loved so much at the time invites you to stay overnight. This small, exquisite hotel is located in Sayn, a district of Bendorf. It skillfully combines contemporary comfort with historical elements.

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The Hotel Weinlaube was built on an old vineyard. It is a family hotel with tradition. Around the house Höhenluft from 1920 emerged over time two more buildings. The rooms await you with modern comfort. The natural colors of the large garden and its flowers have inspired the room design.

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Contemporary comfort with several restaurants and bars, swimming pool and sauna area, beauty spa and fitness studio.

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The team is there for you 24 hours a day and there is free WiFi for working or surfing. The breakfast buffet will be the perfect start to your day. To ensure you have a good night’s sleep, all the rooms have comfortable box-spring beds. A 43-inch TV screen in every room brings you international television channels, while elegant and modern furnishings bring you contemporary design. If you’ve brought work with you to the Sander Hotel, you can work away in your room, with a coffee in the lobby or outside on their courtyard terrace. 

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We are a very personally managed business and city hotel with outstanding service and modern, elegant equipment. We offer you an elegant, cultivated and modern ambience as well as the friendly charm of a family-run hotel in the third generation.

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Contact

Contact the housing team -
We look forward to hearing from you.

Are you an incoming student who is looking for accommodation? Do you need help regarding any issues with finding somewhere to stay for your studies? If you have any questions relating to finding accommodation or would like to receive a guest account to the housing list, we would be happy to help.

Our office hours are:

Monday - Thursday from 10.00 to 14.00

Friday from 10:00 - 12:00

Philomena Richartz
Housing Manager Facility Management

+49 (0)261 6509 505
housing(at)whu.edu

Sabine Neuer
Housing Manager Facility Management

+49 (0)261 6509 506
housing(at)whu.edu