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Where to Stay in Munich – Editor’s Picks

Munich is a warmhearted Bavarian city, with a grand array of hotels from which to choose. Where to stay in Munich is a question we get asked quite frequently from our readers. We’d like to offer our suggestions for hotels in Munich at every price-point.

Where to Stay in Munich - Best Hotels in Munich from Luxury to Budget accommodation

Where to Stay in Munich – Best Munich Neighborhoods to Stay in for Tourists


The cultural heart of Munich and the best place to stay in Munich, if you are a museum lover. Many of Munich’s 80 museums, the Residenz and the Bavarian State Opera House are located in this neighborhood. It is also within walking distance to the Marienplatz and City Center.

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The Marienplatz is the town square in Munich’s Altstadt. You will find ample opportunity for shopping and many restaurant choices, including the Hofbräuhaus.

For a little bite to eat or to find some tasty souvenirs, visit the Viktualienmarkt, where you can find any produce (local and imported), meat, fish, and other delicacies.

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Schwabing is a great neighborhood for tourists that want to explore the nightlife of Munich. You’ll find many bars and clubs, posh restaurants and cozy cafés on every corner.

It is also the home to the English Garden. Make sure to visit one of the many Beergardens and watch the surfers on the Eisbach!

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Glockenbachviertel is the hip and gentrified area of Munich. You’ll find many bars, restaurants, galleries, and boutiques in this area. It is also centrally located, so you can walk to many sights and attractions in Munich.

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Where to Stay in Munich – Our Hotel Recommendations

After deciding on where to stay in Munich, you’ll find a wide array of hotels to choose from.

Here are our favorite Hotels in Munich – and the best part? If you use our booking engine to look for hotels, it will tell you where to find the best deal, comparing several booking sites like Expedia, and many others. That way you can be sure to get a great rate.

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Where to Stay in Munich – Luxury Hotels in Munich

Mandarin Oriental Munich

Address: Neuturmstraße 1, 80331 München, Germany
Phone: +49 89 290980
5 Stars

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 personalized 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
Nearest Train: Schauspielhaus: Tram 19, N19; Marienplatz: S1-S8, U3, U6, Bus 52

Kempinski Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten

Address: Maximilianstraße 17, 80539 München, Germany
Phone: +49 89 21250
5 Stars

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, theaters and art galleries, the Kempinski Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten, a member of the Leading Hotels of the World, offers consistently high service and a unique ambiance.
Neighborhood: Altstadt
Nearest Train: Odeonsplatz: U3-U6, Bus 53; Nationaltheater: Tram 19, N19

Hotel Konigshof

Address: Karlsplatz 25, 80335 München, Germany
Phone: +49 89 551360
5 Stars

**Currently under construction and closed until further notice**

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, hairdryer, 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
Nearest Train: Karlsplatz (Stachus): S1-S8, U4, U5, Tram 16-21, 27, N17, N19, N27

Sofitel Munich Bayerpost

Address: Bayerstraße 12, 80335 München, Germany
Phone+49 89 599480
5 Stars

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.

Neighborhood: Altstadt
Nearest Train: München Hbf: S1-S8, Theresienwiese or Stacchus U4, U5, Tram 18,19, 29, N39

Le Meridien Munich

Address: Bayerstraße 41, 80335 München, Germany
Phone: +49 89 24220
5 Stars

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!!!
Neighborhood: Altstadt
Nearest Train: Hauptbahnhof: S1-S8, U1, U2, U4, U5, U7, U8

Where to Stay in Munich – 4-Star Hotels in Munich

Hotel Platzl

Address: Sparkassenstraße 10, 80331 München, Germany
Phone: +49 89 237030
4 Stars

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 soundproofed 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

Address: Tal 41, 80331 München, Germany
Phone: +49 89 242340
4 Stars

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
Nearest Train: Isartor

Where to Stay in Munich – 3-Star Hotels in Munich

Schwabinger Wahrheit by Geisel ***

Address: Hohenzollernstraße 5, 80801 München, Germany
Phone: +49 89 383810
3 Stars

The Hotel Schwabinger Wahrheit 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 Hotel Schwabinger Wahrheit 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

Hotel Daniel

Address: Sonnenstraße 5, 80331 München, Germany
Phone: +49 89 548240
3 Stars

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
Nearest Train: Karlsplatz (Stachus): S1-S8, U4, U5, Tram 16-19, N19, 27

Hotel Schlicker

Address: Tal 8, 80331 München, Germany
Phone: +49 89 2428870
3 Stars

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
Nearest Train: Marienplatz: S1-S8, U3, U6, Bus 53

Carat Hotel

Address: Lindwurmstraße 13, 80337 München, Germany
Phone: +49 89 248828710
3 Stars

Centrally located near Sendlinger Tor, the Carat Hotel is a good starting point for exploring Munich’s city center. 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, wifi, and minibar. Excellent value.
Neighborhood: Altstadt
Nearest Train: Sendlinger Tor: U1-U3, U6-U8, Tram 16-18, 27

Hotel Mercure Munich Altstadt

Address: Hotterstraße 4, 80331 München, Germany
Phone: +49 89 232590
3 Stars

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

Where to Stay in Munich – Budget Hotels in Munich

Hotel Isartor

Address: Baaderstraße 2, 80469 München, Germany
Phone: +49 89 2163340
3 Stars

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

Address: Sendlinger Str. 58, 80331 München, Germany
Phone: +49 89 263605
2 Stars

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

Bavaria is a wonderful destination and we hope we could help you to get a better overview of where to stay in Munich.

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Wednesday 26th of May 2010

Your hotel overviews are absolutely fantastic and you've chosen the best of them all. Munich is a nice city with a great variety of hotels. Keep on the good work, best regards !

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