Hotel Ochsen in Merklingen - 3 HOTEL INFO stars

This is what awaits you:

  • 1 bottle of mineral water
  • Parking directly by the hotel
  • WLAN in room

Hotel description Ochsen

Since 1823 the Hotel Ochsen has been enjoyed by people from Germany and other countries. Our hotel is marked by an exceptional hospitality that is developed in a long family tradition.

Business people and travlers alike appreciate the convenient traffic connection of Merklingen to the Autobahn (A8) Stuttgart – München.

In 2009 the hotel was extended with new restaurants, a festival hall, conference rooms, a hotel bar, an elevator and additional guest rooms. Price per room includes parking and breakfast.

Room information Each of the 31 air-conditioned guest rooms is furnished with love for details, in order to create an atmosphere of a cosiness and rural elegance. Rooms include a tub or shower, TV, WLAN (for free), air condition, phone, safe, water boiler and mini-bar.

Food & Beverage Our new hotel restaurants offer delicious regional and seasonal specialities.

Area information Discover historic towns, old monasteries, lovely baroque churches and stately castles. The Swabian Alb is famous for its amount of caves. It counts about 2500. Several of the most beautiful and interesting caves exist in our surroundings. The GeoPark of the Swabian Alb offers rich opportunities for your leisure-time activities.

Rooms include a tub or shower, TV, WLAN − for free, air condition, phone, water boiler and mini-bar. Our hotel restaurants are ideal for family or business gatherings as well as celebrations of all kind. We offer the menu in english, too. The Hotel Ochsen unites a tradition going back 160 years with today´s modern conveniences. Please enjoy your time at the Hotel Ochsen in Merklingen. Reception hours: On business days: from 6:30 AM to 10:30 PMOn the weekend: from 7:30 AM to 10:30 PM

Hotel data

Number of floors 3, Total number of rooms 31, Number of single rooms 6, Number of double rooms 25, Hotel open all year round, Reception manned at weekends from 07:30, to 22:30, Reception manned from 06:30, to 22:30, Earliest check-in 16:00, Latest check-out 11:00, English-speaking staff available during the day, Hotel, Business hotel, Trade fair/conference hotel, Motel, Country hotel, family-run hotel, child-friendly hotel, Cycling/biker hotel, Hiking hotel, No-smoking hotel, VARTA certified business hotel 17041, No-smoking room 31, Family rooms available 3, DEHOGA Rating 3, DEHOGA Rating valid until 2019-02-28

AddressShow map

Hauptstr. 12, 89188 Merklingen, Germany


  • Station (Ulm Hbf) 20.92 km
  • City centre (Merklingen) 0.17 km
  • Airport (Stuttgart Airport (STR)) 43.91 km
  • Highway (A8 - Merklingen) 0.92 km

Service times

Reception open:

6:30 AM to 10:30 PM

Reception manned at weekends:

7:30 AM to 10:30 PM

Earliest check-in:

4:00 PM

Latest check-out:

11:00 AM

    Accepted payment methods

  • Visa
  • Eurocard/MasterCard
  • American Express
  • Electronic cash

Hotel facilities

  • Reception (lobby)
  • Elevator
  • Hotel-owned car park
  • Car park is directly by hotel
  • Marked disabled parking space
  • Coach parking space at hotel
  • Restaurant(s) 1 open from 11:30.00 until 14:00.00 and from 18:00 until 21:30.00
  • Hotel bar
  • Open-air restaurant/beer garden, etc.
  • Garden terrace
  • Children's playground
  • Smoke detectors
  • WLAN with Internet access in lobby
  • Mobile phone reception
  • Vegetarian food available
  • Wholefood available
  • Hotel complies with country/state/local fire laws
  • Building meets all current local, state and country building codes

Room facilities

  • WLAN with Internet access in rooms
  • Satellite TV
  • TV remote control
  • Desk
  • Separate luggage store
  • Telephone by the bed
  • Telephone on the desk
  • ISDN connection
  • Room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Fridge in 31 rooms
  • Coffee machine/tea-maker in 31 rooms
  • Temperature controls in 31 rooms
  • Soundproof windows
  • Windows for opening
  • Full-length mirror
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower

In-house services

  • Large dogs permitted Fee per day 9,50 EUR
  • Pets permitted Fee per day 9,50 EUR
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Free daily newspapers
  • 1 bottle of mineral water
  • Parking directly by the hotel
  • WLAN in room

Hotel location

Hauptstr. 12, 89188 Merklingen - Baden-Württemberg

Evaluations of Ochsen

Overall 62 ratings, including comments: 38 ratings
8.3 / 10
Average rating of all hotel guests
91% of all hotel guests would recommend this hotel to their friends
Family with children
8.5 / 10
April 2009

Good accommodation. Family atmosphere. Breakfast good. New building will improve even more (See below)

Restaurant some distance away although food good and reasonably priced. The Hotel is being extensively enlarged with a new restaurant on site due later in the year.

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