Overview of Hotel Ochsen

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Minibar, in-room safe, desk, blackout curtains
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, blackout curtains
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, blackout curtains
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, blackout curtains

5.0/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 5.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Pet Friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Business Services

Explore the area

    Popular LocationBlautalcenter Ulm20 min drive
    Popular LocationThe Leaning House24 min drive
    Popular LocationUlm Cathedral (Ulmer Munster)29 min drive
    AirportStuttgart (STR)41 min drive
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About this area


Hotel Ochsen is located in Merklingen. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Laichingen Vertical Cave and Swabian Jura, while Urgeschichtliches Musuem Blaubeuren and Museum der Brotkultur are cultural highlights.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Blautalcenter Ulm - 20 min drive
  • The Leaning House - 24 min drive
  • Ulm Cathedral (Ulmer Munster) - 29 min drive
  • Castle Teck - 36 min drive
  • Marklin World of Adventure Museum - 41 min drive

Getting around

  • Urspring Station - 14 min drive
  • AirportStuttgart (STR) - 41 min drive


  • Krone - 4 min drive
  • Wilder Mann - 4 min drive
  • Azzurro - 5 min drive
  • Restaurant Heidehof - 5 min drive
  • Romantica - 6 min drive

About this property

Hotel Ochsen

3.5-star hotel with free breakfast and restaurant
Along with a restaurant, this hotel has a bar/lounge and self parking. Free cooked-to-order breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Other amenities include free newspapers. All 31 rooms provide conveniences such as coffee makers and free tea bags/instant coffee, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Minibars, room service (during limited hours) and hairdryers are among the other amenities available to guests.
Hotel Ochsen offers 31 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and a safe. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

This Merklingen hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Self parking: EUR 1 per day

Food and drink

  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast available 6:30 AM–10:00 AM on weekdays and 7:30 AM–10:00 AM on weekends
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available


  • Free newspapers in reception

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German

Business services

  • 5 meeting rooms


  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating
  • Linens


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower


  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee
  • Minibar


  • Desk
  • Phone
  • Safe



Check-in from 4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 10:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets are allowed for an extra charge of EUR 10 per pet, per day

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Self-parking fee: EUR 1 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: EUR 10 per pet, per day
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

National rating

Hotelstars Union assigns an official star rating for properties in Germany. This property is rated 3 stars Superior and is displayed on this page as 3.5 stars.

Property is also known as

Hotel Ochsen Hotel
Hotel Ochsen Merklingen
Hotel Ochsen Hotel Merklingen

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Hotel Ochsen and receive a full refund?
Yes, Hotel Ochsen offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Hotel Ochsen cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Hotel Ochsen pet-friendly?
Yes, pets are allowed at this property. There's a fee of EUR 10 per pet, per day.
How much is parking at Hotel Ochsen?
Self-parking is available for EUR 1 per day.
What time is check-in at Hotel Ochsen?
Check-in is from 4:00 PM - 8:30 PM. A fee applies for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Hotel Ochsen?
Checkout is at 11:00 AM. Late checkout is available for a fee (amount may vary).
Where is Hotel Ochsen located?
Situated in Merklingen, this hotel is within 9 miles (15 km) of Laichingen Vertical Cave, Swabian Jura and Todtsburger Höhle. Amstetten (W) Local Line Station and Urgeschichtliches Musuem Blaubeuren are also within 12 miles (20 km).
5 - Excellent
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3 - Okay
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Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Moderne trifft Tradition
Gut von der Autobahnausfahrt Merklingen erreichbar. Viele Parkplätze, sehr gutes Essen. Traditionshaus seit über 400 Jahren und stolze Besitzer.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Agréablement surprise par l'hôtel. Un plus d'avoir un super bon restaurant
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

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