The 9 Best Munich Hotels of 2019

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The Rundown

Best Overall: Hotel Laimer Hof — See Rates at TripAdvisor

"Pride themselves on their traditional Bavarian hospitality, ensuring that you feel at home from the moment you step through the door."

Best Budget: Hotel Mirabell Munich — See Rates at TripAdvisor

"Within easy walking distance of the Old Town, meaning you can explore much of the city for free."

Best Boutique: CORTIINA Hotel — See Rates at TripAdvisor

"Despite its antiquated surrounding, the hotel is a celebration of contemporary, minimalist elegance."

Best for Families: Maximilian Munich Apartments & Hotel — See Rates at TripAdvisor

"You don’t have to navigate the public transport system to explore the Old Town - a major plus for a hassle-free family holiday."

Best for Romance: Hotel München Palace — See Rates at TripAdvisor

"From the courtyard garden to the rooftop terrace, the hotel is filled with quiet corners for romantic moments with your loved one."

Best Luxury: Mandarin Oriental Munich — See Rates at TripAdvisor

"Its grand 19th-century façade sets the tone for a luxurious experience, defined by the brand’s unique blend of Oriental style and local hospitality."

Best for Nightlife: Bayerischer Hof Hotel — See Rates at TripAdvisor

"The top choice for partygoers with an unlimited budget...offers a vibrant Old Town location and no fewer than six in-house bars."

Best Business: Hotel Prinzregent Munchen — See Rates at TripAdvisor

"A top choice for corporate travelers, thanks to its location within easy walking distance of International Congress Centre Munich."

Best B&B: Pension am Jakobsplatz — See Rates at TripAdvisor

"Hosts are unfailingly friendly, offering insider advice about local attractions and doing their best to accommodate guest requests."

01 of 09

Best Overall: Hotel Laimer Hof

Hotel Laimer Hof

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Address
Laimer Str. 40, 80639 München, Germany
Phone
+49 89 1780380
4.2

Hotel Laimer Hof is located to the west of the city center near Nymphenburg Palace, the Baroque summer residence of past Bavarian monarchs. It’s a 25-minute S-Bahn ride from the Old Town, but despite its relatively remote location, it is rated as the top Munich hotel on TripAdvisor. Built in 1890, the exterior charms with saffron yellow walls and turreted roofs. The Rösch family pride themselves on their traditional Bavarian hospitality, ensuring that you feel at home from the moment you step through the door.

There are 23 rooms, all of which are decorated in simple shades of white and red. Amenities include an ensuite bathroom, Sky TV, free Wi-Fi and a minibar, while iPod docks and DVD players can be borrowed from reception. Enjoy a hearty breakfast showcasing German meats, pastries and cheeses for just €10 per person, then spend a cozy evening sipping regional beers in the hotel lobby. Free parking, bicycle rentals and laundry facilities complete Hotel Laimer Hof’s list of amenities.

02 of 09

Best Budget: Hotel Mirabell Munich

Hotel Mirabell

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Address
Schwanthalerstraße 25-3, 80336 München, Germany

Located a six-minute walk from Munich Central Station, Hotel Mirabell Munich couldn’t be more convenient for those arriving by public transport. It’s also within easy walking distance of the Old Town, meaning you can explore much of the city for free. The service is excellent and the decor is simple, but stylish. Superior Rooms are the most affordable, yet remain surprisingly well-proportioned. All room categories include air-conditioning, a coffee maker, Sky TV, a tablet and free Wi-Fi.

With breakfast included, you have one less meal to budget for. It’s an impressive perk, featuring regional and organic produce, as well as a range of options for gluten-free and lactose-intolerant guests. The hotel has a 24-hour bar, and although there’s no restaurant, the concierge can assist with recommendations and bookings for local dining spots. Other useful amenities include an Internet Corner with free printing and underground parking available at a reasonable rate of €15 per day.

03 of 09

Best Boutique: CORTIINA Hotel

CORTIINA Hotel

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Address
Ledererstraße 8, 80331 München, Germany
Phone
+49 89 2422490
4.3

CORTIINA Hotel is ideally situated in the heart of Munich’s historic center, near the Old Town Hall and St. Peter’s Church. Despite its antiquated surrounding, the hotel is a celebration of contemporary, minimalist elegance. Inside, natural stone, sustainable wood and shimmering glass are all ingeniously employed to establish CORTIINA’s reputation as a leading design hotel. With just 75 rooms and suites, this is the perfect choice for travelers with a penchant for intimacy and uniqueness.

All categories create a sense of space with neutral tones, parquet floors and abundant natural light. An iPod dock and an LCD TV keep you entertained, while the rainforest shower and rubber mattress are designed with comfort in mind. Downstairs, you’ll find a small fitness center and Grapes Weinbar, one of the best-loved gathering spots in Munich. Sample rare vintages by the fireplace or pair craft cocktails with gourmet bites on the terrace.

04 of 09

Best for Families: Maximilian Munich Apartments & Hotel

Maximilian Munich Apartments & Hotel

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Address
Hochbrückenstraße 18, 80331 München, Germany
Phone
+49 89 242580

From Maximilian Munich, you can walk to Marienplatz in just seven minutes. This means you don’t have to navigate the public transport system to explore the Old Town - a major plus for a hassle-free family holiday. The hotel is a haven of peace, built around a whimsical rose garden. There are 54 studios and suites and all have a TV, a DVD player and free Wi-Fi (perfect for rainy-day entertainment).

Suites with space for up to six people cater to larger families, while all rooms boast a fully equipped kitchen - making it easy for you to save money by self-catering. When you need a break from cooking, Kleines Max restaurant serves a generous breakfast buffet and a la carte Italian dishes. The hotel also has a spa, great for mother-daughter bonding time or for parents in need of a moment’s peace.

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05 of 09

Best for Romance: Hotel München Palace

Hotel Muenchen Palace

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Address
Trogerstraße 21, 81675 München, Germany
Phone
+49 89 419710

Located just outside the city center near scenic Maximilian Park, Hotel München Palace offers couples the quietude they need to re-connect. Filled with classical furniture and original artworks, it’s also an enclave of timeless grace. There are 89 rooms and suites, all with soft lighting, a marble bathroom and a complimentary minibar. Choose a Deluxe Double Room with a balcony and a decadent king bed for an extra special stay.

From the courtyard garden to the rooftop terrace, the hotel is filled with quiet corners for romantic moments with your loved one. A wellness area offers a sauna and massages, while Palace Restaurant is an excellent choice for candlelit dinners. Afterwards, celebrate a landmark anniversary with cocktails in the bar. The Munich in Love package offers additional touches ranging from late check-out to chocolates and champagne in your room. 

06 of 09

Best Luxury: Mandarin Oriental Munich

Mandarin Oriental, Munich

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

Five-star Mandarin Oriental Munich occupies a prestigious address near the designer shops of the Old Town’s Maximilianstrasse. Its grand 19th-century façade sets the tone for a luxurious experience, defined by the brand’s unique blend of Oriental style and local hospitality. Each of the 73 rooms and suites pampers with goose-down bedding, Bang & Olufsen entertainment systems and a marble bathroom complete with underfloor heating.

The sprawling Presidential Suite represents the height of luxury - think Swarovski chandeliers and ancient Chinese artifacts. The hotel also has a selection of restaurants and bars. Experience Japanese-Peruvian fusion cuisine at Matsuhisa Munich or head up to The Terrace for cocktails and 360º views by the rooftop pool. Other wellness facilities include a gym, a Turkish steam bath and a Finnish sauna.

07 of 09

Best for Nightlife: Bayerischer Hof Hotel

Hotel Bayerischer Hof München

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The top choice for partygoers with an unlimited budget, Bayerischer Hof Hotel offers a vibrant Old Town location and no fewer than six in-house bars. Highlights include rooftop Blue Spa Bar; Trader Vic’s, known for its South Seas cocktails; and the Polar Bar, a winter hotspot complete with fireplaces and Glühwein. The Piano Bar and the nightclub also host regular live music. You can refuel in between parties in one of four restaurants, while the Blue Spa offers a fitness center, yoga classes and massages. All room categories are designed for relaxation, so you can stay up until the wee hours and still wake up feeling refreshed. Expect a luxurious bed, a marble bathroom and a flat screen TV as standard.

08 of 09

Best Business: Hotel Prinzregent Munchen

Hotel Prinzregent

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Address
Riemer Str. 350, 81829 München, Germany
Phone
+49 89 945390

With its warm, Italian-inspired interiors, family-run Hotel Prinzregent is not your average business hotel. However, it is a top choice for corporate travelers, thanks to its location within easy walking distance of International Congress Centre Munich. There are three event rooms on-site, with space for up to 70 delegates. In all bedrooms, business essentials include a desk and free Wi-Fi, while soundproof windows and extra-long beds ensure a good night’s sleep. Start your day with homemade specialties at the breakfast buffet, then meet your colleagues for dinner at Restaurant Prinzregent. The hotel wellness area includes a fitness room, a spa and two saunas.

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09 of 09

Best B&B: Pension am Jakobsplatz

Pension am Jakobsplatz

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Address
Dultstraße 1, 80331 München, Germany
Phone
+49 89 23231556

Pension am Jakobsplatz earns top ratings on TripAdvisor for its unbeatable location. You’re 400 meters from Marienplatz and Munich’s world-famous Victuals Market. The B&B hosts are unfailingly friendly, offering insider advice about local attractions and doing their best to accommodate guest requests. Although small, all of the four bedrooms are spotlessly clean. The decor is contemporary and amenities include an ensuite bathroom, a TV, free Wi-Fi and breakfast. Every morning, sit down to a healthy spread of locally sourced meats, pastries and cheeses.

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The 9 Best Munich Hotels of 2019