Traveling on a Budget: Find a Hostel in Munich

The cityscape of Munich, Germany
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Looking for a place to stay in Munich that won't break the bank? Hostels are a great option if you travel on a budget, and besides the usual dormitories, all of the recommended Munich hostels below offer single or double rooms with private showers and toilets.

If you visit Munich during Oktoberfest, make sure to reserve your room well in advance and be prepared for higher prices.

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    Located right next to the central train station of Munich, the Wombat Hostel offers dorms (12-18 Euro) and private doubles (35 Euro per person), including bed sheets, a welcome-drink, and a city map.
    The rooms are spacious, simple and clean, and the best landmarks of Munich's old city center are all ​in walking distance.


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    Just one tram stop away from Munich's central train station, the A&O Hostel offers single rooms (29 Euro) and doubles (16 Euro per person), including a breakfast buffet, private bathrooms, and balconies; dorm beds are 12 Euro.
    The rooms at A&O Hostel are clean, bright and simple, and it is only a 10-minute walk to Theresienwiese, where the  Oktoberfest takes place.


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    The Euro Youth Hostel is located in a charming historical building in a side street close to the central station of Munich. You get a single or double room for 35 to 65 Euro a night, and a bed in a dorm ranges between 11,50-18 Euro. The hostel features free wifi and offers free walking tours in summer.


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    You find the Easy Palace City Hostel in a quiet area of Munich, just a stone's throw from Oktoberfest; it is a little bit further away from the old city center than the other hostels, but you have excellent access to public transportation.

    Dorm beds range between 15 and 18 Euro, private single and doubles are between 60 and 90 Euro. The hostel features Bavarian beer tastings and has a very reasonably priced restaurant with international dishes and a cocktail bar.


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    The Meininger hostel, close to the venue of Munich's Oktoberfest, has clean, modern and spacious dorms, female dorms, and private rooms. Besides a bathroom, all rooms have a TV and some even have telephones. You can meet other international guests in the ​hostel's modern M-Bar and on the rooftop terrace, which offers panoramic views of the Alps.