Munich

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Munich

From cozy beer halls to dazzling palaces, sprawling public gardens to cutting-edge museums, the Bavarian capital is a modern city with plenty of traditional charms.

Munich is known as one of the world’s most livable cities. Its strong economy attracts big businesses, while its beautiful architecture, old-world traditions and proximity to the Bavarian Alps draws millions of visitors each year.

Take a tour of the inner city on foot to see a range of architectural styles, from the Gothic St. Peter’s Church to the rococo charm of the Asam Church (Asamkirche). Munich was greatly damaged during World War II, but many buildings have been reconstructed with a view to their original style. See a more modern Munich in structures such as the Olympic Tower and the art museum Pinakothek der Moderne.

Famous for hosting the world’s largest beer festival, Oktoberfest, Munich is home to some of the world’s best-regarded brews and a passionate beer culture. Dedicated drinkers come from all parts of the world to try out Munich’s “Big Six” breweries. These include the Hofbräuhaus, which was founded by royals, and the world-famous Löwenbräu. Visit one of the beer gardens in summer to find locals sipping beer under the chestnut trees, like they have done in Munich for centuries.

The city is home to a number of important multinational companies. The home-grown BMW has its headquarters in Munich along with its BMW World, a fascinating complex which gives an insight into the past, present and future of German engineering.

A trip to Munich is not complete without taking a stroll through the English Garden. This oasis right near the city center has peaceful wooded areas and expansive meadows, with the river Isar flowing through.

Jump on one of the sightseeing buses that depart from Munich’s main railway station. These tours give a good overview of the city. Alternatively, rent a bike and pedal along the bikeways that run along the main roads and parks. There is also a clean and efficient public transport system, which provides access to most areas of Munich. However you get around, you are sure to fall for the varied charms of this world city with a proud local tradition.

Novotel München Airport
Novotel München Airport
3.5 out of 5
Nordallee 29, Freising, BY
The price is CA $104 per night from Feb 4 to Feb 5
Situated near the airport, this eco-friendly hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Freising Cathedral, Weihenstephaner Perennial Gardens, and Weihenstephan Brewery. ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (967 reviews)
"American style hotel room in europe."

Reviewed on Jan. 9, 2022

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Hilton Munich Airport
Hilton Munich Airport
4.5 out of 5
Terminalstrasse Mitte 20, Oberding
The price is CA $184 per night from Jan 23 to Jan 24
Located near the airport, this family-friendly hotel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Weihenstephaner Perennial Gardens, Erdinger Weissbrau Brewery, and Weihenstephan ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (1,345 reviews)
"Great location when you want to check in for your flight the night before departing and then simply walk over in the morning. An added benefit: access to the Covid Testing facility prior to international flights as needed."

Reviewed on Jan. 11, 2022

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Aloft Munich
Aloft Munich
4 out of 5
Bayerstrasse 37, Munich, BY
The price is CA $134 per night from Jan 30 to Jan 31
Located in Munich City Centre, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Karlsplatz - Stachus and Church of Our Lady (Frauenkirche). Asamkirche and Marienplatz ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (970 reviews)
"Perfect location! Rooms were nice and beds are comfortable."

Reviewed on Nov. 24, 2021

Aloft Munich
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Schwan Locke
Schwan Locke
3.5 out of 5
Landwehrstraße 75, Munich, BY
The price is CA $102 per night from Feb 17 to Feb 18
Located in Munich City Centre, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Theresienwiese and Kaufingerstrasse. Marienplatz and Viktualienmarkt are ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (33 reviews)
"The room decoration was really chic! It was really clean and new. The stove and dish washer worked well too. Room size was big and the staff was super friendly."

Reviewed on Jan. 13, 2022

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Citadines Arnulfpark Munich
Citadines Arnulfpark Munich
4 out of 5
Arnulfstr. 51, Munich, BY
The price is CA $106 per night from Jan 23 to Jan 24
Located in Munich City Centre, this aparthotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Marienplatz, Viktualienmarkt, and Residenz. Hofbrauhaus and Nymphenburg Palace are also ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (1,026 reviews)
"The rooms were very spacious. The beds were comfortable and even the pull out bed was decent to sleep on for our kids. They had kid treats at the front desk for the children and they loved that. The hotel is about a 7-10 minute walk from a nice busy street with many restaurants available. I would ..."

Reviewed on Dec. 31, 2021

Citadines Arnulfpark Munich
Adina Apartment Hotel Munich
Adina Apartment Hotel Munich
4 out of 5
Atelierstrasse 22, 81671, Munich
The price is CA $142 per night from Jan 23 to Jan 24
Located in Berg am Laim, this spa aparthotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Gasteig, Hofbrauhaus, and Viktualienmarkt. Marienplatz and Deutsches Museum are also within ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (12 reviews)
Comfortable stay, convenient and great views
"Hotel location is convenient, with the train station just minutes walk away. Direct train to/from airport and old town/city. Apartment was comfortable and great hospitality by the Mr Vogel & his team. We had a good city view, where we enjoyed the fireworks on new year’s and good view of the Ferris ..."

Reviewed on Jan. 13, 2022

Adina Apartment Hotel Munich
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