Where to Stay in Munich – Editor’s Picks

Munich is a warmhearted Bavarian city, with a grand array of hotels from which to choose. We’d like to offer our suggestions for where to stay in Munich at every price-point.

Luxury Hotels in Munich

Mandarin Oriental Munich Luxury*****

Very Expensive -Deluxe

The Mandarin Oriental Munich is a haven of luxury within the city’s historic center. Tucked away in a quiet side street,but near the famed Maximilianstrasse, it is an elegant hotel exuding charm and elegance,and providing the highest levels of personalised service. 53 spacious rooms and 20 luxuriously appointed suites offer splendid views of Munich and their award-winning restaurant and bars are some of the finest in Germany
Neighborhood: Altstadt
Tel:             +49 89 290980      
Nearest Train: Schauspielhaus: Tram 19, N19; Marienplatz: S1-S8, U3, U6, Bus 52

Kempinski Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten *****


Very Expensive – Deluxe
The Vier Jahreszeiten, or Four Seasons, is located on Maximilianstraße, Munich’s premier boulevard. Filled with designer boutiques, and just a few minutes walk to the Opera House, theatres and art galleries, the Kempinski Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten, a member of the Leading Hotels of the World, offers consistently high service and a unique ambience.
Neighborhood: Altstadt
Tel:             +49 89 21250      
Nearest Train: Odeonsplatz: U3-U6, Bus 53; Nationaltheater: Tram 19, N19

Hotel Konigshof *****

Very Expensive – Deluxe

A grand hotel in a prominent city center position, right on Karlsplatz. A Leading Hotel of the World, the furnishings exude timeless elegance and luxury. The rooms are generously proportioned . All 87 rooms, including 13 suites, have air conditioning and soundproof windows. Amenities include individually regulated climate control, minibar, direct-dial telephone, cable television with pay TV, hair dryer and cosmetic mirror in the bathroom.The piano bar, function rooms and restaurant all have wonderful views of the Stachus and the city center. The Konigshof Restaurant has been awarded 1 Michelin Star and 18 points in Gault Millau.

Neighborhood: Altstadt
Tel:             +49 89 551360      
Nearest Train: Karlsplatz (Stachus): S1-S8, U4, U5, Tram 16-21, 27, N17, N19, N27

4-Star Hotels in Munich

Sofitel Munich Bayerpost ****

This luxury hotel Sofitel Bayerpost Munchen has a superb location and is just steps from the main train station. 396 modern rooms, a unique wellness area, restaurant, bistro and bar provide for an enjoyable short holiday.All rooms have contemporary decor, subtle lighting and modern furnishings, and are equipped with satellite television with pay movies, high-speed Internet connections and minibars.

Bayerstrasse 12
München 80335
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Le Meridien Munich ****

Moderate – Expensive

Offering 381 elegantly-appointed guest rooms and suites, Le Méridien Munich offers old-world flair combined with the modern amenities sophisticated travelers require. High Speed Internet Access and sleek conference rooms for business meetings provide an elegant atmosphere for corporate events. A soothing spa offers a tranquil place to reinvigorate after a day exploring Munich’s secrets. Le Méridien Munich faces the main railway station, and shopping and legendary sights are only a short walk away. Medieval palaces dating from the first dukes of Munich and mysterious Gothic churches are clustered about the city center. Highly recommended
Bayerstrasse 41
München 80336
Neighborhood: Altstadt
Tel:             +49 89 24220      
Nearest Train: Hauptbahnhof: S1-S8, U1, U2, U4, U5, U7, U8

Hotel Platzl ****

Moderate to Expensive

Very centrally located between the Hofbràuhaus and Marienplatz, and not far from the major theatres, this traditional hotel provides refined and superior comfort in newly renovated, spacious rooms, some of which have been fitted to luxury standard. The rooms with queen size beds offer cable and satellite tv with international programs, radio, ISDN phone with personal voice mail system, PC connection (dial-up, ISDN, LAN), safe (laptop size with power supply), hairdryer and minibar promise a comfortable stay. All the rooms have sound proofed windows and air conditioning.The management makes a special effort to run an environmentally friendly operation for which it has received a number of accolades. Recommended
Neighborhood: Altstadt
Tel:             +49 89 237030      
Nearest Train: Marienplatz: S1-S8, U3, U6, Bus 52

Hotel Torbrau****

Moderate – Expensive

Located in the heart of Munich, the Hotel Torbrau has been family-owned for more than 100 years. Owner Werner Kirchlechner and his employees offer personalized service to every guest. The hotel offers 92 very quiet and tastefully appointed rooms and suites, with non-smoking rooms available in every category and air conditioning in every room. Highly recommended
Neighborhood: Altstadt
Tel:             +49 89 242340      
Nearest Train: Isartor

3-Star Hotels in Munich


Hotel Cosmopolitan ***


The Cosmopolitan Hotel is located on a quiet side street in the heart of Munich’s fashionable Schwabing district. Just a few steps away from Leopoldstrasse and three minutes from the landmark Münchner Freiheit.
The Cosmopolitan Hotel offers more than 63 rooms and 8 junior suites. All rooms feature designer furniture from ligne roset. Rooms are soundproofed and have separate balconies. Amenities include bathroom, WC, color television with pay TV, radio, direct-dial telephone, and minibar. A parking garage is available on the premises.
Neighborhood: Schwabing
Tel:             +49 (0) 89 3838 10     

Hotel Daniel ***


A well-managed bed and breakfast hotel in the mid to upper-range price categories. Centrally located on a busy Old Town ring road, most of the rooms overlook the courtyard and are therefore quiet. The furnishings are of a standard expected for this price range (bath or shower, cable TV, fax connection) and the room decor is simple, yet modern and comfortable.
Neighborhood: Altstadt
Tel:             +49 89 548240      
Nearest Train: Karlsplatz (Stachus): S1-S8, U4, U5, Tram 16-19, N19, 27

Hotel Schlicker ***
Hotel Schlicker is located in the middle of the old town, which ensures that your stay in Munich will be a memorable one. The splendid building has been privately owned for more than four hundred years, and the hotel has been run by the Mayer family for four generations. A comfortable and modern hotel ;all rooms have TV, radio, telephone, modem, and bathrooms with shower . The bright breakfast room with its extensive buffet is particularly attractive.

Neighborhood: Altstadt
Tel:             +49 89 2428870      
Nearest Train: Marienplatz: S1-S8, U3, U6, Bus 53

Carat Hotel***

Centrally located near Sendlinger Tor, the Carat Hotel is a good starting point for exploring Munich’s city centre. The friendly atmosphere makes the Carat an oasis of calm in the midst of the city’s hustle and bustle. The hotel offers 70 rooms with full baths with showers,

TV and pay per view, isdn-telefon, isdn lines, wireless lan, and minibar. Excellent value.
Neighborhood: Altstadt
Tel:             +49 89 230380      
Nearest Train: Sendlinger Tor: U1-U3, U6-U8, Tram 16-18, 27

Hotel Mercure Munich Alstadt****
The Hotel Mercure City is a modern, medium-sized hotel that is well furnished and located close to the Hauptbahnhof (main railway station). The surroundings are lively and the city center, as well as most of the city’s major attractions, are accessible on foot. The rooms are generously proportioned, bright, welcoming and functional. All rooms, of course, have bath and WC, as well as telephone with fax and modem connections.
Neighborhood: Altstadt
Nearest Train: Hauptbahnhof: S1-S8, U1, U2, U4, U5, U7, U8

Budget Hotels in Munich

Hotel Isartor 

Inexpensive – Moderate

A pleasant little hotel extremely close to the Isartor, with Marienplatz, Viktualienmarkt and the Deutsches Museum within easy walking distance, this hotel has a wellness-/ Fitness center and modern furnishings with plenty of light wood and muted colors, which make for a peaceful and informal atmosphere. All rooms have their own bath or shower/WC. TV with cable
connection and telephone are standard fittings in each room.
High-speed Internet access is available upon request (for a charge).Parking facilities are available in the Hotel’s own garage or in a nearby multistory car park.

Neighborhood: Altstadt
Nearest Train: Isartor: S1-S8, Tram 17, 18, N17

Hotel Atlanta **
Situated right next to Sendlinger Tor, not far from the Asamkirche Church, and just a short walk from the city’s shopping area and main tourist sights, Hotel Atlanta is certainly well located. Rooms are simple in terms of furnishings and facilities, all having phone and TV but most without en suite bathrooms. The hotel is efficiently managed and spotlessly clean.
Neighborhood: Altstadt
Nearest Train: Sendlinger Tor: U1-U3, U6-U8, Tram 16-18, 27, N17, N27

Pension am Kaiserplatz (no website)
In the heart of the northern Munich district of Schwabing, Pension am Kaiserplatz has a central but peaceful location. There are plenty of bars, shops and restaurants just around the corner, but you can still relax in the tranquillity of this little guest house. It is family run, which gives it a a cosy feel, and is equipped and maintained with care and attention. The rooms are simple, but tasteful and thoughtfully furnished. The staff are more than willing to help with directions and restaurant tips.
Kaiserplatz 12
München 80803
Neighborhood: Altstadt
Tel:             +49 89 349190      
Nearest Train: Münchener Freiheit: U3, U6

Written by Terri Fogarty for EuropeUpClose.com

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