European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)

For 35 years, Hotel ISG has been part of the world-renowned European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg, making it a venue point for guests and scientists - including Nobel Prize winners - from all over the world. Many of them visit EMBL to attend conferences and courses or to exchange scientific ideas.  

As the EMBL's main partner hotel, we offer agreed special rates to its guests and visitors.

To receive these special rates, please use your booking code provided by the EMBL.

Please note that these rates are non-commissionable and only apply to direct bookings via our website, telephone or email.
We cannot offer discounted rates if you use one of the public booking platforms such as or HRS.

The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) can be reached on foot in about 30 minutes by road or via forest paths. A detailed route plan for both options is available at the reception.

From Monday to Friday you can also use the free EMBL shuttle service.
The shuttle bus will take you comfortably from Hotel ISG to EMBL within 5 minutes at fixed times in the morning. During courses and conferences, additional shuttle rides are offered - even free of charge. Please check the bus timetable at the reception for transportation times.