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Steigenberger Esplanade Jena
4 out of 5
Carl-Zeiss-Platz 4, Jena, TH
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$144 per night
0.37 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (384 reviews)
2019 Christmas

"Very welcoming staff, excellent location in city most things in walking distance, great fitness center, enjoyed restaurant and bar, will be our home away from home when visiting Hena."…"

Reviewed on 30 Dec. 2019

Steigenberger Esplanade Jena
MAXX Hotel Jena
4 out of 5
Stauffenbergstr. 59, Jena, TH
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$91 per night
5.48 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (330 reviews)
not free

"Hi. I used the filter to find this hotel with " free parking"> Parking was E10!!! Otherwise the hotel was fine."…"

Reviewed on 11 Mar. 2020

MAXX Hotel Jena
ibis Jena City Hotel
2.5 out of 5
Teichgraben 1, Jena, TH
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$96 per night
0.14 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (152 reviews)

"Perfect. Great location."…"

Reviewed on 19 Jan. 2020

ibis Jena City Hotel
Best Western Hotel Jena
4 out of 5
Rudolstädter Straße 82, Jena, TH
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$109 per night
4.28 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (177 reviews)
Affordable stay ~10 min from last tram stop

"The hotel is located a 10 min walk from the last tram stop so you can go downtown even despite the location of the hotel. If you travel by car you'll appreciate the big car park outside. Hotel and interior are a bit dated, but everything was clean and the bed was ok. Breakfast was ok, but not overwhelming, ..."…"

Reviewed on 11 Dec. 2019

Best Western Hotel Jena
Pension Bertha
3 out of 5
Westbahnhofstrasse 9, Jena, TH
The price is AU$105 per night
0.68 km from city centre
3.9/5Very Good! (24 reviews)
Sweet, simple, comfortable - price effective

"Simple and easy, well located - right next to one of Jena's main train stations (Jena West). Okay: There is a price to pay for this. A train passes nearby every now and then and it is noticeable. If you are looking for a five-star wellness countryside spa you clearly misunderstood the gist of this ..."…"

Reviewed on 6 Apr. 2019

Pension Bertha
Hotel Eulensteins
3.5 out of 5
Oberlauengasse 26, Jena, Thüringen
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$142 per night
0.28 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)

"Hat alles was man für einen kurzen Aufenthalt braucht."…"

Reviewed on 7 Feb. 2020

Hotel Eulensteins
IB Internationales Gästehaus
2.5 out of 5
Am Herrenberge 3, Jena
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$78 per night
2.41 km from city centre
IB Internationales Gästehaus
Hotel Schwarzer Bär
4 out of 5
Lutherplatz 2, Jena, TH
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$198 per night
0.38 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (31 reviews)

"Our room smelled: we kept the windows open for the first two days and nights. Another guest on the same floor said the same thing.Maybe it had to do with the renovation of this third/attic floor?"…"

Reviewed on 6 Oct. 2019

Hotel Schwarzer Bär
Apartment Skyline of Jena
3.5 out of 5
Breite Straße 5, Jena
The price is AU$139 per night
1.06 km from city centre
Apartment Skyline of Jena
Akademiehotel Jena
2 out of 5
Am Stadion 1, Jena
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$119 per night
1.61 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (30 reviews)

"They offered a good breakfast, and a free transit pass for the duration of the stay. Very friendly staff, who all spoke English. They also provided free dinner on weeknights!"…"

Reviewed on 20 Sep. 2019

Akademiehotel Jena
Apartments Ilmtal-Jena
3 out of 5
Ziegelmühlenweg 5, Jena
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0.7 km from city centre
Apartments Ilmtal-Jena
Jembo Park
3.5 out of 5
Rudolstädter Str. 93, Jena, TH
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$102 per night
4.8 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (8 reviews)

"This is a simple, cheap hotel, about 6 km from the centre of Jena. OK for a cheap one night stay, but I wouldn't want to stay longer."…"

Reviewed on 1 Sep. 2019

Jembo Park
Pension Artem Orbis
3 out of 5
Rathauspl. 1, Jena, TH
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4.27 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)

"easy check-in at any time of arrival didn't like that check in details got diverted from my inbox but that's probably the fault of my email server"…"

Reviewed on 3 Oct. 2019

Pension Artem Orbis
Gasthof zur Schweiz
Quergasse 15, Jena, TH
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$115 per night
0.4 km from city centre
3.6/5Good! (9 reviews)

"Frühstück war sehr mager, leider nur aufbackweckle. Kaffee war auch nur lauwarm"…"

Reviewed on 4 Sep. 2019

Gasthof zur Schweiz
Hotel am Paradies
1.5 out of 5
Knebelstraße 3, Jena, TH
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0.38 km from city centre
3.9/5Very Good! (19 reviews)
Good for this area

"All the rooms are Garden level. It wasn't practical to open windows when we were gone or at night (they could be cracked though). We happened to be there when it had been very warm. We were literally a stone's throw from the bus depot. I was disappointed that the inside feel didn't match the outside ..."…"

Reviewed on 5 Aug. 2019

Hotel am Paradies
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Visiting Jena

Visitors can enjoy all that Jena has to offer including the museums, university setting, and gardens. Tourists can also enjoy the city's theaters, monuments, and entertainment choices.

  • There are 13 hotels and other accommodations in Jena
  • The closest major airport is in Erfurt (ERF) 44 from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Jena

Cultural venues in the city include Goethe memorial, Optical Museum Jena, and Zeiss Planetarium. The city is notable for landmarks like JenTower, Goethe Gedenkstätte, and Rathaus. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Schiller's Garden House and Theaterhaus Jena.

As you plan your vacation, you'll find 13 hotels and other lodging options available to pick from in Jena. Below are top ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Steigenberger Esplanade Jena - This 4-star hotel features a restaurant, free WiFi, and a fitness center. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its helpful staff and location.
  • Ibis Jena City Hotel - This 2.5-star hotel features free WiFi, a bar, and parking.
  • Hotel Schwarzer Bär - With a stay at this 4-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and a bar, along with free WiFi.

Getting Around Jena

If you want to journey outside of the city, ride aboard a train from Jena West Station, Jena Saale Station, or Jena-Zwätzen Station. Jena might not have many public transportation choices so consider renting a car to explore the city.

Dressing for Jena

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 52°F and the nighttime average to be 29°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 72°F during the day and 37°F at night
  • July through September averages 76°F during the day and 43°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 56°F during the day and 32°F at night
  • Jena gets about 20.04 inches of rain per year
  • Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 73°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 31°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Jena?
Akademiehotel Jena is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Traveller reviews also recommend Steigenberger Esplanade Jena and ibis Jena City Hotel as top options for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Jena, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of room reservations are refundable provided that you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you might still have the option to cancel and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to get top deals in Jena.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Jena?
Based on reviews, Steigenberger Esplanade Jena is a popular hotel for our travellers who want a more economical choice, and features free WiFi and a restaurant.
What's the best accommodation option for a family holiday to Jena?
Steigenberger Esplanade Jena is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and laundry facilities. Other good choices for your stay with the children include Hotel Schwarzer Bär and MAXX Hotel Jena. Also, attractions in the area such as Toskana Therme and Avenida Water Park are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation option in Jena?
Hotel Schwarzer Bär is a top hotel for people travelling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and free WiFi for its human guests. Two other good options for you and your pet’s trip include ibis Jena City Hotel and Steigenberger Esplanade Jena.
What's the best hotel in Jena that's close to historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Hotel Schwarzer Bär is a top 4-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features a restaurant and free WiFi. Also, JenTower and Stadtkirche St. Michael are a couple of local landmarks worth a visit.

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