Munich Hotels Near the Station

by Patrick M. Lind
A view of the Frauenkirche Cathedral in Munich

A view of the Frauenkirche Cathedral in Munich

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Visitors will find a large variety of hotels near the Munich main train station. Staying here puts visitors only a short walk from the city center -- in close proximity to Munich’s numerous historic sights, pedestrianized downtown, beer gardens and markets. Most of the hotels near the station emphasize style and design, making your stay as comfortable and interesting as possible.

Hotel Excelsior

Hotel Excelsior resides right across the street from the station’s main entrance. Its interior is characterized by classic Bavarian-style elements. Antique furniture with plush armchairs, brocade curtains and exquisite fabrics decorate the rooms and suites that come with soundproof windows and state-of-the-art amenities. Candles, fresh flowers, art paintings and decorative collectibles add a homey feel. The on-site wine restaurant serves traditional Bavarian and Italian cuisine and wines, while the lounge bar invites you to enjoy coffee specialties and drinks in a cozy living room setting with open fireplace.

Sofitel Munich Bayerpost

Sofitel Munich Bayerpost is located within a historic landmark building right next to the train station. It welcomes guests with its stylish avant-garde design and atrium, floor to ceiling panorama windows, and hardwood and natural stone wall panelings in the lobby area. The rooms feature chic contemporary design and come with designer furniture, plush carpets, abstract art prints and large windows. A wellness area with indoor swimming pool, sauna, spa, fitness room and outside tennis courts offers recreation facilities. The hotel features a French bistro and a restaurant serving international cuisine.

Hotel Europaeischer Hof

Hotel Europaeischer Hof is a traditional family-owned hotel outside the main train station. It has classic elegance with wooden furniture, marble floors and country style patterns. Guests sleep in 149 rooms that feature a warm and cozy atmosphere with a contemporary design and standard amenities. The hotel serves a large breakfast buffet with Bavarian specialties like breads and breakfast rolls, homemade jams, cheese and cold meat varieties, cereals, pastries and traditional Bavarian veal sausages. For dinner, guests can enjoy one of the many restaurants and beer gardens that lie within walking distance of the hotel.

Hotel Eder

The family-run Hotel Eder is situated in a quiet side street 0.2 miles from the train station. It opens to a rustic, yet friendly, country home interior with wooden wall paneling, colorful patterned fabrics and chandeliers. The 25 rooms have a warm and welcoming atmosphere and come with large windows, wooden furniture, decorative art paintings and standard amenities. Mornings at the hotel start with a rich breakfast buffet with sweet and salty Bavarian specialties served in the breakfast room or the on-site all-season patio filled with ivy and other plants.

About the Author

Patrick M. Lind has been freelance writing since 2007 and has worked as an editor and journalist for He received a Master of Arts in history from the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands and has traveled extensively throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and Middle East.

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