Best Luxury Hotels in Munich

Munich, the capital of Bavaria, is a city where age-old traditions seamlessly blend with sleek modernity. Famed for its annual Oktoberfest, the world’s largest beer festival, Munich welcomes visitors with open arms, offering a taste of its rich history, vibrant beer gardens, and the warm hospitality of its people. Beyond the festivities, the city is a treasure trove of artistic and architectural attractions, from the Gothic splendour of the Neues Rathaus to the futuristic allure of the BMW Welt. Its museums showcase a range from the old masters to contemporary art, reflecting Munich’s role as a custodian of European culture while pushing the boundaries of innovation and design. Surrounded by lush parks and situated a stone’s throw from the majestic Alps, Munich also serves as a gateway to outdoor adventure, making it a city that truly celebrates the past while looking forward to the future.

Rosewood Munich 

Rosewood Munich marks Rosewood Hotels & Resorts’ first venture in Germany. This luxury hotel, spread across the former Bavarian State Bank headquarters and the aristocratic Palais Neuhaus-Preysing, embodies a unique fusion of contemporary and historic elements, with a design inspired by the surrounding area. The hotel offers 73 guestrooms and 59 suites, featuring exceptional amenities and bespoke services, including Germany’s first Asaya Spa. Local architectural and interior design talents have meticulously preserved the buildings’ original baroque and rococo grandeur while incorporating modern sophistication. Additionally, the hotel serves as a cultural hub, showcasing local art and offering innovative Bavarian cuisine and a vibrant cocktail scene, all contributing to a holistic luxury experience that respects Munich’s rich heritage.

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Munich Marriott Hotel City West

September 2023 saw the launch of this new Marriott property, situated in the sought-after west end of the city. Its location’s industrial past has informed the design of public areas, which incorporate warm metals and brick finishes, while 398 bedrooms contain motifs nodding to the area’s heritage. Amenities include four dining spaces, a roof growing herbs and mushrooms on-site for the restaurants and introducing rooftop beehives and water collection systems. a terrace, the Greatroom Lobby, M Club (for those staying in higher grade rooms and for Elite Marriott Bonvoy members), a gym and 20 meeting/events rooms. The hotel is a little over 10 10-minute drive from the city centre and just over 30 minutes to the airport.

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Sofitel Hotel Munich Bayerpost

With more than four hundred spacious and colourful rooms to choose from, the Sofitel Hotel Munich Bayerpost provides guests with plenty of choice. This modern establishment is conveniently located close to the Oktoberfest’s Theresienwiese station as well as a whole host of historic attractions. Guests will want to make sure that they secure one of the 57 modern suites that are especially spacious and come with a wide range of modern conveniences. Taking the time to choose the perfect sleeping companion from the pillow menu is a real treat, while guests are also treated to huge picture windows and very comfortable living areas that will make them right at home.

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The Charles Hotel

Located within easy walking distance of the museum quarter, this charming hotel is perhaps best known for its iconic spa. Many guests also choose this establishment because of the very generous buffet-style breakfasts, which incorporate some of the best-loved dishes and foods from around the world. Nature lovers are sure to enjoy the rooms that overlook the Old Botanical Gardens, while those who insist on nothing but the best will want to make sure that they secure the Monforte Presidential Suite. Those who are travelling with their entire entourage can secure the three connecting suites so that they take over the entire floor. The Charles Hotel is also renowned for its excellent business facilities, while the large indoor swimming pool is the perfect place to unwind in style.

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Mandarin Oriental, Munich

As you would expect from a Mandarin Oriental, guests who check into this are treated to nothing but the best. Without a doubt, guests will want to make sure that they secure one of the 25 spacious suites. Each suite combines classic elegance with modern convenience, although the thing that elevates these accommodation options above the rest is their wrap-around balconies. The corner suites are by far the most spacious and luxurious and guests will be treated to views out over the historic city centre while they catch up on a little work or simply sit and sip a cocktail or two while the sun sets over the city. The China Moon Rooftop Terrace is the perfect place to swim or dine in style as guests are treated to a range of excellent dishes and drinks as well as an unforgettable 360-degree view of Munich’s cityscape.

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Four Seasons Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten

Part of the legendary and very luxurious Four Seasons portfolio, this sumptuous hotel does not disappoint. This historic hotel originally opened its doors in 1858 and was once one of the city’s most modern establishments as it boasted gas lighting and hot water. Although times and expectations from guests have moved on significantly, this hotel is still committed to being at the top of its class. The hotel is located at the Maximilianstrasse and there are 67 large and very luxurious suites for guests to choose from. Unwinding on the huge balcony and taking in the views of the cityscape is a great way to unwind, while the indoor swimming pool is an elegant place to splash around.

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Bayerischer Hof

While the building dates back to 1841, the décor and facilities of the Bayerischer Hof are both modern and very comfortable. Guests can take their pick from some of the most exclusive and elegant suites in the whole city and it is a good idea to book far in advance in order to secure the simply stunning Presidential, Rooftop Panorama. This huge suite feels more like a miniature palace and comes complete with frescoed ceilings, a butler service and a stunning and very large living area complete with an adjoining balcony.

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