Munich + Bavaria
Hotels in Munich + Bavaria
Designed by architect and native son Christoph Sattler (who helped redevelop Berlin’s Potsdamer Platz), the Charles Hotel was inspired by the Belle Époque hotels of the Côte d’Azur.
Family-owned hotel with a vaulted restaurant that serves Bavarian fare (sausage and strudel) and, on Sundays, a popular brunch.
Room to Book: Ask for a room overlooking Promenadeplatz.
Junior suite from $590, including breakfast.
Owner of the hotel-restuarant Lars Zwick, makes fresh bratwurst from pork butchered in town.
The 2007 renovated hotel occupies an 1870's building and has a delightful heated rooftop pool and patio. The hotel's Michelin-starred Restaurant Mark's is open for an elegant Christmas Eve meal of almond-covered venison with cherries and semolina strudel.
Landry is impressed by Le Méridien Munich for its marriage of old-world hospitality and cutting-edge interiors (top-flight woods and fabrics, floor-to-ceiling windows, and sleek contemporary furnishings).
Guest rooms are sexy spaces fit for Barbarella, with bubble chairs, recessed lighting, and varying configurations made possible by sage-green sliding partitions. The nicest touch is a windowside reading nook, complete with a cozy daybed.
The intimate, newly expanded boutique hotel in in a central but tucked-away location.
Just a three-minute walk from the central train station, the Sofitel Munich Bayerpost hotel is housed in a 19th-century building that previously served as the city’s main post office.
A vibrant makeover in 2003 has updated the Neoclassical public spaces and 170 of the hotel's 316 rooms; the lobby's stained-glass dome was restored, as well, letting refracted light pour in.