Family-owned Platzl Hotel overlooks Munich's famous Hofbräuhaus and has a brewing heritage all of its own. The family also runs the Aying Brewery, which has since relocated outside the city, but you can still sample the beer at the on-site Wirsthaus Ayingers pub, and try the Ayinger beer toiletries in the bedrooms.
Beyond beer, this 4-star hotel is in the heart of Munich’s Old Town and has a lot going for it. Marienplatz and public transport links, Viktualienmarkt, the Rezidence Museum and the Nationaltheater München (the city's opera house) are a short walk away.
For something more upmarket than Wirsthaus Ayingers, fine-dining Pfistermühle restaurant is set in the city's only preserved 16th-century mill. It is recognised as "one of the area's oldest and most historic establishments" (Fodor's). Try Bavarian fare such as lobster soup with aniseed-Pernod foam, open pumpkin lasagne with Bavarian blue cheese, or the pink-grilled rack of venison, which serves two and is carved at the table. The wine list showcases Franconian wine (a region in the northwest of Bavaria) and there is a pleasant patio for al fresco dining.
The included breakfast buffet offers pretzels, smoked salmon, eggs, Greek yoghurt, fresh honeycomb and honey, masses of bread and vegan liver sausage.
The bedrooms are a good size and the décor is simple. Expect sound-proofed windows (although those overlooking the Hofbräuhaus are a little noisier), an iPad with guest information, free Wi-Fi and complimentary mineral water on arrival. Upgrade to the impressive Bavarian Suite with oak panelling on the floors, walls and ceiling, an in-room coffee machine and pink marble detail in the bathrooms.
Make sure you venture up to the fifth floor to try the steam room, sauna and sensory showers in the hotel’s spa. There’s also a gym and the Englischer Garten park is a 10-minute walk, for those who like to exercise outside.
From the press:
“It stands in the historic heart of Munich” --Fodor’s
Sauna / Steam Room
24-hour front desk
Hair salon (fees apply)
Laundry / dry cleaning
Room service (limited hours)
Safe in reception (fees apply)
Pay-per-view / movies on demand
Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas
Bathtub or shower
Complimentary valet service
Parking (fees apply)
Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.
Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.
Pets allowed Check-in time starts at 3pm Check-out time is 12pm
You must present a photo ID when checking in. Your credit card is charged at the time you book. Bed type and smoking preferences are not guaranteed.Your reservation is prepaid and is guaranteed for late arrival. The total charge includes all room charges and taxes, as well as fees for access and booking. Any incidental charges such as parking, phone calls, and room service will be handled directly between you and the property.
National Rating Hotelstars Union assigns an official star rating for properties in Germany. This property is rated 4 star Superior and is displayed on this page as 4.5 stars.
Know Before You Go
This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
One child 2 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.
Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).
The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 29 per person (approximately)
Self parking fee: EUR 30 per day
Pet fee: EUR 25 per pet, per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
Getting there: From Munich Airport, take the train from the Flughagen Terminal to Marienplatz, which is a 5-inute walk from the hotel. The journey will take around 40 minutes and cost £5 (7€). Alternatively, a taxi will take 30 minutes and cost around £50 (70€). For those driving, parking is 25€ per day at the hotel’s underground car park.
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