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Eco Smart Apartments Erlangen
3.5 out of 5
Am Erlanger Weg 36, Erlangen, BY
The price is $63 per night
0.75 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (23 reviews)

"The property (bedroom, kitchen and balcony) is spacious, with new and modern furnishings and clean. Our unit also had Netflix access :) The location is safe and walkable, in a residential area in Erlanger - 25 min drive from the old city in Nuremberg. Be aware however that THE PROPERTY IS TOTALLY ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2019

Eco Smart Apartments Erlangen
Creativhotel Luise
3.5 out of 5
Sophienstraße 10, Erlangen, BY
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $129 per night
1.72 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (49 reviews)

"Very restful decor; artwork. Very tasty breakfast.Convenient for town centre and 15-20 mins from Max Planck Institute."…"

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2018

Creativhotel Luise
Hotel Bayerischer Hof
4 out of 5
Schuhstrasse 31, Erlangen, BY
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The price is $125 per night
1.55 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (170 reviews)
Modern comfortable hotel near the city centre

"The hotel is very conveniently located near the city centre. Most places in the city are within walking distance. The hotel is set back from the road so there is no traffic noise. The room and common areas had a smart, modern appearance. The room was very comfortable with a good bed. The breakfast ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2020

Hotel Bayerischer Hof
Novotel Erlangen
Hofmannstr. 34, Erlangen, BY
The price is $123 per night
1.73 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (588 reviews)
Great service

"Everything was great especially the service. It was very satisfying staying this hotel overall."…"

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2020

Novotel Erlangen
Zeitwohnhaus Suite Hotel & Serviced Apartments
3 out of 5
Luitpoldstr. 10, Erlangen, BY
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $123 per night
1.93 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (167 reviews)
The perfect please in Erlangen

"Very nice and very helpful staff Thanks allot"…"

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2019

Zeitwohnhaus Suite Hotel & Serviced Apartments
Altstadthotel Grauer Wolf
3 out of 5
Hauptstr. 80 - 82, Erlangen, BY
The price is $93 per night
1.7 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (84 reviews)
Value

"Perfect for a budget conscious traveller. Location is absolutely fine. Short walking distance to all that Erlangen has to offer. Many rooms have been refurbished and on my recent stay I was fortunate to have one. A good size and very comfortable. I am sure many may ask for mini bars, coffee making ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2019

Altstadthotel Grauer Wolf
Hotel Smart-Inn
3 out of 5
Fürther Str. 5, Erlangen, BY
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $80 per night
0.58 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (239 reviews)
Great location and next door a great restaurant

"Great location clode by highway. Good breakfast."…"

Reviewed on Jan 1, 2020

Hotel Smart-Inn
Hotel Mirabell
3 out of 5
Henkestraße 64, Erlangen, BAVARIA
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The price is $72 per night
1.86 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Very good stay

"Very good experience"…"

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2019

Hotel Mirabell
NH Erlangen
4 out of 5
Beethovenstr. 3, Erlangen, BY
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The price is $64 per night
1.41 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (220 reviews)
Fab hotel

"Fab hotel so comfortable great breakfast."…"

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2020

NH Erlangen
Holiday Inn Express Erlangen
3.5 out of 5
Güterbahnhofstraße 9, Erlangen
The price is $70 per night
1.19 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (42 reviews)

"Service really good room clean breakfast very fresh and nice and very convenient for the town"…"

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2020

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Visiting Erlangen

Visitors can enjoy all that Erlangen has to offer including the theaters, festivals, and university setting. Tourists can also enjoy the city's entertainment choices and churches. Nuremberg Palace of Justice, Nuremberg Castle, and St. Sebaldus Church are some of the top sights around the area.

  • There are 23 hotels and other accommodations in Erlangen
  • The closest major airport is in Nuremberg (NUE-Nuremberg Airport), 7.7 mi (12.4 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Erlangen

Cultural venues in the city include Museum im Amtshausschupfla, Kunstmuseum Erlangen, and Kunstpalais Erlangen. The university setting is a highlight of the city and University of Erlangen is worth a campus tour. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Schlossgarten and Markgrafentheater Erlangen.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 23 hotels and other lodging options available to select from in Erlangen. These are top ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Zeitwohnhaus Suite Hotel & Serviced Apartments - This 3-star hotel in Middle Franconia features free WiFi, a café, and parking. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and helpful staff.
  • Creativhotel Luise - Our customers like the quiet location and helpful staff at this hotel. This 3.5-star hotel in Middle Franconia features a full-service spa, free breakfast, and free WiFi.
  • Novotel Erlangen - With a stay at this hotel in Middle Franconia, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and a bar, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its overall value and clean, comfortable rooms.

Top places to see outside the city include Nuremberg Palace of Justice, 9.4 mi/15.1 km from the city center, and Nuremberg Castle, which is 9.7 mi (15.5 km) away.

Getting Around Erlangen

With so many ways to get around, exploring Erlangen is a breeze. You can take advantage of metro transit at Erlangen Paul-Gossen-Straße S-Bahn, Erlangen-Bruck S-Bahn, and Eltersdorf S-Bahn. To venture out into the surrounding area, hop on a train at Erlangen Station.

Dressing for Erlangen

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 52°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 27°F
  • From April to June, the average is 73°F during the day and 36°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 76°F during the day and 46°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 61°F as the daytime average and 30°F as the nighttime average
  • Erlangen gets about 28.03 inches of rain per year
  • August and July are usually the hottest months averaging 74°F, while January and February are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 29°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Erlangen?
Zeitwohnhaus Suite Hotel & Serviced Apartments is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 3-star hotel offers free WiFi and a bar. It is located a short 8-minute walk from University of Erlangen. Traveler reviews also recommend Novotel Erlangen and Hotel Bayerischer Hof as top options for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Erlangen, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel bookings are fully refundable if you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, it may still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to view the top deals on offer in Erlangen.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Erlangen?
To access more information about rescheduling or cancelling your trip to Erlangen, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.
What's the best accommodation for a family vacation in Erlangen?
Novotel Erlangen is a hotel with a restaurant and laundry facilities, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other options for your stay with the kids include Altstadthotel Grauer Wolf and Creativhotel Luise. Attractions in the area like Playmobil FunPark and Nuremberg Zoo are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in Erlangen?
Novotel Erlangen is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and free WiFi for its human guests. Other good choices for you and your pet include NH Erlangen and Zeitwohnhaus Suite Hotel & Serviced Apartments.
Where is the best hotel to stay near University of Erlangen?
Adjacent to University of Erlangen, Hotel Bayerischer Hof is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 4-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Other good options close by include Novotel Erlangen and NH Erlangen.
What about the best place to stay near Theater Fifty-Fifty?
One of the top choices for your stay is Hotel Bayerischer Hof, located next to Theater Fifty-Fifty, and this 4-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Novotel Erlangen and NH Erlangen are a couple of other good and close options.
Where is the best area of Erlangen for sightseeing?
Middle Franconia is a popular part of the city for sightseeing with 49 places to visit including top sights like Playmobil FunPark, Nuremberg Palace of Justice, and Deutsche Bahn Railway Museum.
What is the best spa hotel in Erlangen?
Creativhotel Luise is a highly recommended spa hotel with a fitness center. Treat yourself to a hot stone massage, reflexology, or steam room at WellnessOase Lunyu.
What's the best accommodation near Frankfurt International Airport (FRA)?
Hilton Garden Inn Frankfurt Airport is a popular 3-star hotel featuring a restaurant and free WiFi. It’s located a short 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Frankfurt Intl. Airport. Other places to stay near the airport are Sheraton Frankfurt Airport Hotel & Conference Center and Hyatt Place Frankfurt Airport.
How is it to stay in Erlangen?
Visitors can enjoy all that Erlangen has to offer including the theaters, festivals, and university setting. Tourists can also enjoy the city’s entertainment choices and churches. Playmobil FunPark, Nuremberg Castle, and Nuremberg Zoo are some of the top sights around the area. In Erlangen, there are 56 hotels and other accommodations to choose from.
What should I see while I'm in Erlangen?
Cultural venues include Museum im Amtshausschupfla, Kunstmuseum Erlangen, and Kunstpalais Erlangen. You’ll also find Playmobil FunPark and Nuremberg Castle in the area.

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