Guest information

Here you will find answers to frequently asked questions.


Of course we are always available for you at the reception on +49 (0)8341 906-00.

As the data controller, the Swabian Education Centre Irsee is obliged to inform you in detail about the processing of your personal data according to Art. 13 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The applied data protection information is available for you to view via this link and can also be sent to you on request.


Dr. Kay-Linda Lingenheil
Marktstraße 8
Dialling code for room telephone “92”
Telephone number: 08341-81512

Emergency call

You can reach the fire brigade and ambulance by dialling “92”-112.

In case of emergency, please also inform the reception (“91”), so the emergency vehicles can be briefed immediately!


Gutenbergstr. 2
87600 Kaufbeuren
Dialling code for room telephone “92”
Telephone number: 08341-909290
Deliveries for orders can also be made until the evening.

In emergency

Fire alarms and fire extinguishers are located on each floor. For fire safety reasons, the lighting of candles or tea lights and the use of kettles or coffee machines is not permitted in the guest rooms.

To report an emergency, please call “91” (reception) on your room telephone.

A defibrillator is available on the ground floor next to the reception. Our staff is trained in its use.

A marked area below the maypole serves as an “assembly point” in case of an evacuation, 100 metres from the main entrance of the convent building.

Your stay

On the day of arrival, the rooms are ready for occupancy from 3:00 pm at the latest. We are pleased to allocate available rooms sooner. If you urgently need a room for an early arrival, please book the room one night before your arrival.

Your room is at your disposal until 10:00 am on the day of departure. At this time your room key will become invalid.

There is a luggage room in the convent building opposite the Café Kunstsommer. If you need help with your luggage, please ask the reception.

Our reception is manned 24 hours. Please dial the number +49 (0)8341 906-00 or „91“ from your room telephone. We are also available for you on the reception at the main entrance.

Name of network: Besucher

Password: 17991603

Yes, it is located on the right side immediately after the entrance to the education centre car park.

Insert the plastic key into the key reader on the right or left of the room door and turn it about 90° to the right.

The breakfast buffet is at your disposal from 7:00 am to 9:00 am in the restaurant (level 0 of the convent building).

  • For an outside line, dial “92” first and then the number. Please pay your telephone bill at the reception before you leave!
  • Calls from outside, directly to your room: 08341-906 + your three-digit room number
  • Calls from room to room: the three-digit room number of your dialogue partner

No, you will find both in your room.

In your room you can find two different types of pillows. We offer other pillows on request. Please contact the reception.

There is no minibar in the guest room. You can buy beverages in the restaurant and in the monastery cellar. If both restaurants are closed, a selection of cold beverages is also available at the reception.

For hygiene reasons, only certified assistance dogs are allowed. Please provide notification when you make your booking.
For a dog we charge a fee of € 15,00 per day.

The reception, restaurant, monastery cellar and orangery accept EC card, Amex, Visa, Mastercard and major debit cards.

As a conference guest at the Swabian Education Centre, you generally eat from the buffet.
A seat in our restaurant is already reserved for you.

In the neighbouring „Irseer Klosterbräu“ you can dine à la carte as a private guest and also reserve a table. Please note that the Klosterbräu is not part of the Swabian Education Centre.

The sauna is open by pre-registration (30-minute warm-up time) from 5:00 pm until 11:00 pm. Sauna towels are provided for you there. You can obtain a bathrobe and slippers (stating your room number and against signature) at the reception. On departure, please leave the bathrobe in your room.

In every room: in the wardrobe in the convent building; in the bathroom in the cooperage and studio building.

If you like a bath seat in your room, please contact the reception.

All rooms in the studio building and cooperage have parquet flooring and are equipped with allergy beds. In the convent building, please ask for an allergy bed at the reception.

A common selection is available at the reception.

At park exit no. 17 on level 0 in the convent building and in the cooperage on level -1.

A sheltered smoking area is located in the arcade in the Prelate garden (access in the east wing via the glass lift or park exit no. 17).

You can complete the questionnaire digitally with the QR code or by clicking on this link.

Below the cooperage there is a charging station for e-bikes with 4 lockers. You get the key by inserting a coin (€ 0,50 / € 1,00).

Your conference

On level 3 of the Sommerhaus.

On level 2 of the Sommerhaus.

For courses and seminars organised by the Bildungswerk, please contact the Bildungswerk: 08341 906-608 or or

For courses and seminars at the Schwabenakademie, please contact the Schwabenakademie: 08341 906-661 or or

In our Café Kunstsommer on level 0 in the convent building.

Our cosy monastery cellar with knight’s parlour is usually open daily from 6:00 pm until 0:30 am. Otherwise, a selection of cold beverages is available for purchase at the reception.

In our Business Corner (room 5, ground floor in the convent building) you will find a colour photocopier with scanner (against payment).     


At the reception you can buy books and CDs, beer carriers, aroma pendants, liqueur, sparkling wine and house wine as well as other beverages.

An ergometer and various dumbbells are available in front of the sauna on level -1 of the convent building. Next to the monastery cellar there is a leisure room with pool table, table tennis, darts and table football.

There are stores in Kaufbeuren, where you can rent sports equipment. For further information, please contact the reception.

In our Freiraum opposite the sauna on level -1 in the convent building, with  relaxation loungers, meditation cushions, blankets and a stereo system.

In the natural swimming lake “Oggenrieder Weiher”, only 10 minutes footwalk away.

The Irsee Art & Culture Trail (Irseer Kunst & Kultur Pfad) tells you all about the village of Irsee and takes about an hour to complete. The hiking guide “Irsee on foot” (Irsee zu Fuß) is available at the reception for € 5.00.

In the monastery forest and above the village; a map is available at the reception or follow the links:

4,6 km jogging route:

5,5 km jogging route:

6,8 km jogging route with mountain views:




Please contact the reception (“91”).

In Kaufbeuren, 7 km away: Ganghoferstraße 42, 87600 Kaufbeuren

Please use bus lines 5/6/7 from the railway station to the “Plärrer” bus station; then take line 26 to the bus stop “Irsee Kriegerdenkmal”.
Timetable information is available here.


In the Raiffeisenbank at Meinrad-Spieß-Platz 2, just 200 metres from the main entrance.

Bakery Koneberg, Mühlstraße 9, to call them from your room telephone dial “92” and then their telephone number: 08341- 2224; closed on Mondays and at lunchtime from 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm

Irseer Haarideen, Klosterring 3, to call them from your room telephone dial “92” and then their telephone number: 08341-16784


Meinrad-Spieß-Platz 1, to call them from your room telephone dial “92” and then their telephone number: 08341-2214