Your Stay in ZIST Penzberg

Room and Board

If you are booking with us room and board are all-inclusive. We ask for your understanding in that we are not able to refund for missed meals (meals not taken).

The rooms in Penzberg ZIST are simple and comfortable. Penzberg ZIST offers a variety of accomodations. Please choose the category desired, and an alternative, on the registration form.

A5Shared roomscommon showers and toilets72 €
A4multi-bed apartmentprivate shower (bathroom)/toilet72 €
A3Triple roomscommon showers and toilets72 €
A2Twin roomscommon shower (bathroom)/toilets86 €
N2Twin roomsprivate shower/toilets and telephone101 €
N1Single roomprivate shower (bathroom)/toilet & telephone123 €
Prices include VAT. 
We reserve the right to make price adjustments for services that have already been booked in advance due to subsequent changes in sales tax rates. 
We hold the right for pricechanges.

We ask for your understanding and consideration of other guests; we do not have the necessary facilities to accommodate pets. Please do not plan to bring pets.

The vegetarian meals served are prepared by staff on site. It is fresh and seasonal food, all high quality and the majority is certified organic. Dishes are savory, varied and each prepared with great care.

Our kitchen staff will accommodate your needs, when possible, if you have special dietary requirements for health reasons. Please let us know when you register.

ZIST CafeZIST roomZIST dining room


Free WiFi is abailable during your stay. 


The café serves as a common room for breaks and evenings. During the day we provide fruit, coffee and a variety of teas at no cost. In addition, you may make requests of various non-alcoholic and alcoholic drinks, coffee specialties and snacks you might enjoy. Please enter your consumption on provided lists, including your name. Costs for these requested items are billed to you and payable on the day of departure when returning keys (when checking-out).
There is also a coin operated coffee maker. Our office will be happy to make change.

Seminar store

The ZIST reception is also our seminar store. Seminar supplies are available, such as selected literature, audio and video cassettes, CDs, DVDs, picture cards, meditation articles, as well as small gifts. A local map for walking or cycling is also available for purchase.

Leisure Facilities

The Retreat House and seminar facilities are secluded in forested grounds and near several lakes.
ZIST is an ideal starting point for walking, cycling and swimming in the spring and summer, and cross-country skiing and downhill skiing in the winter. We provide some basic bicycles for rental. For longer cycling tours we recommend bringing your own bicycle.

Silent Sitting

Every morning from 7.30 a.m. to 8.00 a.m., all interested may gather in the meditation room for the exercise of Silent Sitting.


Sauna facilities, including towels, are available during lunch breaks or in the evening for a fee of eight Euros.

Additional and individual treatments by request

During your stay at ZIST you have the possibility to book additional individual treatments.
Please arrange appointments in advance by phone.
For Feldenkrais with Maja Büntig-Ludwig, phone: 08809-1065.
For massages with Anke Ramirez Schmidt, phone: 08851-6159713.


For children aged three to six and students aged seven to fourteen who sleep in their parents' room, we offer a reduced flat rate for full board of € 28 or € 61 per day. Younger children stay free of charge (if staying overnight in their parents' room).


Clothing you will need during your stay at ZIST will include loose, comfortable clothing, items to help protect you from sun, rain, and cold, indoor shoes and outdoor footwear according to your activities as well as slippers or socks for comfort in the guest rooms and in the group rooms.