Location plays a huge role when choosing a hotel. Whether centrally located in a destination, or conveniently set near an airport, travelers typically have to choose accommodations that provides one or the other. Thanks to a direct train connection and an address that’s walking distance to many of the city’s major attractions, Hilton Munich City offers guests the best of both worlds.
The Hilton Munich City offers 483 rooms spread throughout five floors. Check-in is fast and efficient, thanks to a friendly staff. (Every staff member I met spoke fluent English.) Quiet for a city hotel, the property’s layout is straight forward, making it easy to quickly learn your way around.
King and Twin Executive Rooms are located on the top two floors. Décor is modern, featuring a neutral color palate, accented by nearly-black wood furnishings, and touches of gray. Rooms with king beds have nightstands on both sides with easy to access electric plugs. There’s no desk, but a small table can be used for dining, working, or spreading out assorted travel gear.
Clustered together, windows makeup about two-thirds of the exterior wall. One window opens just enough to allow fresh air inside. Along the windows there’s a small sitting area with an oversized, cushy chair. Bathrooms are compact with a single sink, walk-in shower, and toilet. Crabtree & Evelyn toiletries are provided.
An electric kettle is provided to make tea and instant coffee. Though mostly filled with minibar items, there’s a little wiggle room in the refrigerator.
Guests staying in Executive category rooms receive access to the Executive Lounge. Perks include dedicated Concierge service, Wi-Fi, and breakfast. Soft drinks and snacks are available throughout the day; in the evening drinks and heavy hors d’oeuvres are served.
Onsite Juliet Rose Bar offers classic dishes and bar bites, in addition to a list of signature cocktails. A DJ sets the tone Thursday through Saturday.
A generous breakfast buffet including everything from eggs, sausages, and make-your-own waffles, to fresh-squeezed orange juice, and assorted pastries and pretzels, is served daily at the hotel. The cost is $17 if reserved at check-in, or $21 at the door.
A 24-hour fitness center is tucked away behind the front desk, on the ground floor.
The Hilton Munich City hotel is within walking distance of many of the city’s top sights. The Marienplatz, (city square) Viktualienmarkt (outdoor market and beer garden) and Hofbräuhaus, all take about 20 minutes to reach on foot.
The Hilton Munich City hotel sits directly above the Rosenheimer Platz S-Bahn station. Thanks to the direct connection the property is about a half-hour ride on the S-Bahn (S8) from the airport. When you arrive, simply follow the “Gasteig” signs, and the elevator will deliver you right to the hotel lobby. If you’re not a fan of operating automated tickets machines, (or the confusion that can arise) you can buy train tickets from the hotel concierge.
For guests arriving by car, valet parking is available for $31 per day.
Rates for King Executive Rooms start at $292, including access the Executive Lounge. Wi-Fi is complimentary for Hilton Honors members. Travelers can sign-up in advance online, or at check-in. Connecting rooms are available for families. Book your stay online directly at the hotel website or use an OTA like Hotels.com or Expedia.
Dana’s stay was hosted by the Hilton Munich City, but as always her thoughts and opinions are her own.