Bavaria is one of the most popular among tourists areas in Germany. Munich as a capital of Bavaria is not only a fun Oktoberfest but also a marvelous city on the bank of the Isar river, surrounded by the Alps, which attracts millions of people with its majestic cathedrals and castles, huge squares, cozy and charming houses with flower baskets on the windows. Hotels in Munich are famous for their high prices which grow even higher during the Oktoberfest. If you are traveling on a budget, pay special attention to the hostels and cheap hotels located near the main Railway Station. They are working side by side with luxury top-class hotels for those, who want to live in a comfort and be able to hop on a train to discover other parts of Bavaria.
Munich Hotels Guide
There are over 350 hotels in Munich today which can host over 42 thousand tourists. The city offers various kinds of accommodations that can fit anyone’s budget and taste.
Everything is pretty simple. Cheap hotels in Munich are located near the railway station. At the same time, the variants in that district are very cozy and comfortable. Hotels in Munich center are typically more luxurious and chic.
If you want to discover the Munich nightlife, consider booking an accommodation at the Schillerstrasse. This street is loved by those who are fond of partying till the dawn. It has a variety of strip bars, nightclubs, and bars.
The districts of Schwabing and Ostbahnhof are considered to be the best places to stay during your visit due to a great number of hotels, hostels, and apartments. These are two quiet neighborhood with lots of parks, which are in a great demand among guests with a family and kids.
It’s hard to say what’s the average price for dwelling in Munich. The price for a double bedroom starts at 40 euros and goes up. The city has representatives of the worldwide known hotel companies such as Marriott, Hilton, and others. There’s a variety of 5-star hotels in Munich that will delight you with their attitude, design rooms, exclusive cuisine, and SPA.
Tips for Getting Along with Locals in Munich
The locals in Munich are very responsible and never break laws. They are real geeks and follow all the technological trends and innovations. They have a tender attitude towards nature and are real ecological activists. No wonder that their favorite way of moving around the town is a bike. So be ready to see a bike traffic jam.
If you want to discover Munich from the perspective of a local, you can just book a tour around the city with a citizen, who would show you all the secrets and awesome spots.
But if you want to do that on your own, don’t order breakfast at your hotel. After waking up, get out and grab a coffee at a local cafe and head wandering around the Munich. Pay special attention to the crowds of citizens. If you see them watching something, you’ll definitely want to check it out as well. Explore the Viktualienmarkt - a market under the sky, take a picture at the Marienplatz, visit Sankt Peter church and if you have time, head to the legendary Neuschwanstein Castle. Finish your day at one of the breweries or beer-halls, ordering diverse beverages. Chat with your neighbor in the bar and enjoy the freedom Munich give you.
Munich’s Public Parks and Gardens
Munich is a combination of contemporary architecture and skyscrapers next to the ancient masterpieces of the XVII century. But besides the concrete jungles, Munich offers wonderful parks where you can relax and spend a wonderful day with a picnic. Locals highlight 5 main parks.
The English Garden is almost 5.5 km in length and offers not only green lawns but also lots of active attractions and architectural destinations like the Chinese Tower and the Monopter. Hofgarten is a park in the central part of Munich which is a perfect place for a calm relaxing day rather than any attractions and entertainments. The Westpark offers scenic views, numerous ponds and lots of cozy cafes under the sky. But the main spark of this place is how nature is combined with the buildings - the Bavarian House, fountains and pagodas. The Botanic Garden or the Schlosspark comprises the territory over 20 hectares and will surprise you with the diversity of flora and fauna in the very heart of the Munich. The garden is divided into two main zones - the open and the greenhouse. In both areas, you can meet exotic species that meыmerize with their beauty and aromas. The Olympiapark is the most popular spot for a family day. It differs a lot from all the above-mentioned parks. The territory is scattered with entertaining facilities, but the most famous object is the Olympiaturm. It’s a tower 292 meters in height which offers a breathtaking view of Munich. Besides these 5 places, there are lots of green zones all over the city.
If you want to live close to this fabulous spots, you can find a variety of hotels on our website, which are located next to the best parks and gardens in Munich. Treat yourself to a marvelous view from your hotel room!
Munich - Home of Oktoberfest and Traditional Bavarian Culture
Oktoberfest is the first thing which comes into many people’s minds when they hear about any beer festival. Annually for over 200 years now, this event has been taking place at the Theresienwiese in Munich. Over 6 million guests come over every September to taste to exclusive festival beer from the best breweries in the city.
Back in 1810 the festival was devoted to the marriage of King Ludwig and Princess Therese. It became an annual tradition but the date was moved back to the end of September and the first weekend of October.
For the event, 14 huge and 15 small pavilions are being set at the Theresienwiese. Besides beer, there are many other attractions like roller coasters, a Ferris Wheel and other entertaining sites including souvenir shops, flea markets, and cafes.
It’s not hard to imagine that the hotels at the Oktoberfest are overfilled. If comfort doesn’t play a key role for you, there’s an Oktoberfest All Inclusive Camping 10 km from Munich, which offers tents, sleeping bags, and common amenities. The price for a tent for 2 people will cost you about 2000 EUR for the festival. If you don’t book in advance, the prices for hotels and hostels are going to be high as well. But on our website, you can find excellent deals and last minute offers at a fair price.