The Bavarian metropolis of Munich is a favourite city in south Germany, attracting all sorts of travellers from holidaymakers and business travellers to beer lovers who come for the famous Oktoberfest celebrations. Like any major city, the choice of hotels available is extensive and ranges from 5-star opulence to affordable accommodation and apartments.
Hotels for Oktoberfest
The Oktoberfest celebrations attract millions of visitors every year to visit the beer tents and enjoy some typical Bavarian culture with lashings of joviality. The cheap hotels and budget accommodation in Munich book up quickly around September and October, when the festival takes place, and guesthouses are popular options for visitors to Oktoberfest, too.
Business Travel in Munich
Munich is a business hub, thanks to its location in the centre of Europe, and many major brands choose to call the city home. As such, it attracts a lot of business travellers so there is a fine selection of conference centre hotels and business hotels in and around Munich. Some have hundreds of rooms that are ideal for major conferences, others are suited for individual travellers near major company headquarters and with the necessary amenities, such as free WiFi.
Luxury Hotels in Munich
You won’t be disappointed if you’re looking for an elegant five-star hotel in Munich. There are some big hitters in the city, in some of Munich’s loveliest districts, including Altstadt and Bogenhausen. You might be tempted to find a place to stay near the shopping street of Maximilanstrasse, which boasts some of Munich’s most fashionable boutiques. Use the Expedia search tool to find the perfect luxury hotel for you.
Hotels near Augustiner Bräustuben Brewery
Beer lovers flock to Munich, so hotels near Augustiner Bräustuben are a popular choice if you’re in the city to sample the best of Munich’s beers. Although it’s outside the city centre, this brewery deserves its reputation as one of the top beer halls in the region and is a good place to try some authentic Bavarian cuisine, too.
Munich’s Christmas Market
Christkindl Market is the annual Christmas Market in Munich and is one of the oldest in Europe. There’s live music, beautiful Christmas lights and festive workshops to participate in, alongside the cheerful stalls. Hotels near Munich’s Christmas market are all in the downtown area and the nearest underground station is Marienplatz, so whichever area of Munich you stay in it's easily accessible.
Munich for Families
Munich is a family-friendly city and there are plenty of hotels that welcome children. If you’re bringing kids to Munich on a sight-seeing trip, you might want to consider choosing a mid-range location with a pool and finding a hotel that offers cots, roll-away beds or other child-friendly facilities.
The Best Areas to Stay in Munich
Munich is an easy city to navigate and many of the main attractions are within walking distance of each other. Marienplatz is the location of the central square, so a hotel in that area will place you at the centre of the action. Altstadt and Laim are popular areas, too, and a range of accommodation options are available there.
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