Don't let the exterior of this hotel with 396 rooms fool you. The property may stand on the site of the Munich Post Office and does have a 19th-century look, but the hotel has enough technology built into it to fascinate the most demanding gadget lover! One can browse the net using Wi-fi in the minimalist yet comfortable rooms, or head down to the solarium instead of catching the afternoon sun. But it's not just the gadget geeks the hotel caters to. The fitness center and the sauna are a big hit with all the visitors and so is the heated pool. Gourmet lovers can enjoy the food at one of the restaurants or enjoy a party at the discotheque. The Sofitel Munich Bayerpost also caters to the business fraternity and offers a self-service business center and multiple conference rooms.
The Vier Jahreszeiten, or Four Seasons, is located on Maximilianstraße, Munich's premier boulevard. The hotel is frequented by the rich, as well as international stars. The hotel, built in 1858 in the Maximilian style, is refined and luxurious, without being too over the top. The Restaurant Vue Maximilian is renowned for its excellent local cuisine and views of the city. The piano bar and the lobby are also popular with locals.
Marc Munchen is offers guests modern, comfortable, well-furnished rooms with all the amenities in the heart of Munich city. Just a short walk from Munich Central, the popular pedestrianized Karlsplatz, and Theresienwiese you can't beat the placement. Easily accessible via the U-Bahn, traveling around the city for work or sightseeing is extremely easy. Relax in the bright, airy rooms with Internet access, Air-conditioning, comfortable double beds, excellent cosmetics and more. A full continental style breakfast is available for guests in their cheerful breakfast room. It is advisable to book in advance especially for Oktoberfest.
A blend of contemporary decor with traditional Bavarian architecture that exudes elegance is what Hotel München Palace offers its residents. Nestled in Munich's Bogenhausen district, this hotel houses 67 rooms and 7 suites, each splendidly furnished to offer guests a comfortably stay. The single, deluxe and classic rooms are covered in pastel shades with amenities like a furnished bathroom, safe deposit and a minibar; while, the suites, offering even more facilities, offer a luxurious abode. The restaurant and bar on site, offer sumptuous meals to please your taste buds as well as your bellies. Shed those extra pounds at the gym or while relaxing in the sauna.
For many people, the former Hotel Rafael, run by the Mandarin Oriental chain since 2000, is the best hotel in the city. Having said that, it is considerably smaller, more exclusive and dearer than other top-notch hotels. Its location in a tranquil part of the city center is not the finest of addresses, but it is nevertheless peaceful and very central, with the National Theatre, Schauspielhaus and Marienplatz only a few minutes walk away. Voted by none other than Travel+Leisure magazine as one of the top hotels of the world, the Mandarin blends elegant Oriental-style architecture and elements with a Neo-Renaissance theme to give its residents a one of a kind experience. The hotel offers some of the best views of the city and the German Alps from its top floor rooms and suites, which can only be topped by its legendary service- offering people some of the best gourmet cuisine, best wines, facilities like yoga classes and sauna to name just a few. Amour Fou Spa de Beauté, the hotel's spa is a luxurious establisment that will pamper and rejuvenate you completely, while the hotel's restaurant, Mark's, serves excellent haute cuisine.
More so than most hotels in the city, the Bayerischer Hof has a fascinating history. It was built in 1841 by King Ludwig I's architect Maffei to provide first-class lodgings for visitors to the nearby palace. The Montgelas Palace, which the hotel bought in 1969, was initially a Minister's residence and later became the seat of the royal administration. The Hotel Bayerischer Hof offers an excellent variety of different room styles, which include cosmopolitan, traditional Bavarian, or classical in the style of the Montgelas Palace. Within the hotel, three restaurants meet all of your needs. The Garden and Atelier offers quality cuisine with contemporary international dishes, Trader Vic's serves Polynesian specialties, and the Palais Keller offers traditional Bavarian food. The Bayerischer Hof Night Club is one of Germany's top jazz venues.
Hotel Lux is located in the Old Town district of Munich, just 100 metres from the Hofbräuhaus Beer Hall. Guests may also enjoy well-equipped rooms and free Wi-Fi. Each room at the Hotel Lux has a private bathroom, cable TV channels and modern furniture. A buffet breakfast is served every morning at the Lux. There is also a stylish bar-restaurant serving international food and exotic cocktails. The Marienplatz S-Bahn (city rail) Station is 200 metres from the Hotel Lux, providing a connection to Munich Central Station in less than 5 minutes.
While this hotel has mostly a business clientele, the atmosphere is able to remain cozy and comfortable. The interior makes you feel as if you're in an Alpine resort with the dark oak throughout the hotel, but adds modernity with feng shui style and numerous modern amenities. Situated in between Viktualienmarkt, Marienplatz, and Maximilianstrasse, Cortiina allows you to easily explore the old town.
Located in a small side street close to major attractions, this mid-range hotel offers cozy rooms with bath or shower and fax connection in a private and peaceful atmosphere. The rooms are modern, spacious and are brilliantly decorated in warm colours. The fact that this place is run by a well-known international hotel chain means that good service is guaranteed. All suites and several rooms are furnished to an exceptionally high standard.
This is the perfect location for those who want to discover Munich on foot, with the Viktualienmarkt, one of the city's main attractions, just around the corner. The hotel is romantic, charming and intimate as well as being totally spotless. All rooms have a phone, but only some have en suite bathrooms. There are various types of rooms to cater the different needs of the guests, from economy rooms to luxury suites, this place has it all. It is often fully booked, so you should reserve well in advance.