Known across the world as one of the most iconic social events, Oktoberfest is making a return to Munich on 22 September – 7 October. Whether it’s to experience colourful parades, enjoy Bavarian culture with folk music and a variety of German beers, travellers are already making plans for this year’s extravaganza. Whether you are looking for a slick and stylish base or a charming, character-packed hotel, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, the hotel company with nearly 9,000 properties in over 80 countries, has picked six hotels as the perfect base to join the Oktoberfest’s celebrations or simply discover the charm of Munich.
Super 8 Munich City West is one of the best-located hotels in the city for those travelling to the Oktoberfest site in Theresienwiese, with guests reaching the site in under 20 minutes by tram. It’s also one of the most stylish and affordable hotels in the city: the cool and contemporary features light-flooded bedrooms feature ceiling-high black and white prints, bright soft furnishings and spacious bathrooms. The on-site cafe, decorated with vibrant artwork and statement lighting is an excellent place to grab a coffee and breakfast before discovering the city – tram links get travellers to the city centre in minutes.
Room rates at Super 8 Munich City West start from approximately £225 per room per night for a stay in October and are subject to availability.
Towards the north of the city is Munich’s second Super 8 property, a modern hotel that’s located close to famous sites including Nymphenburg Palace, Marienplatz and Odeonsplatz, and just 30 minutes on public transport from Oktoberfest. Perfectly combining style and function, the property is an excellent base for those keen to enjoy bright interiors, trendy bathrooms and excellent on-site amenities including a bar and cafe, while also having the freedom to easily explore the city. Guestrooms also lend themselves to couples, families or groups of friends looking to enjoy the same space.
Room rates at Super 8 Munich City North start from approximately £220 per room per night for a stay in October and are subject to availability.
Travellers looking to combine a touch of luxury with contemporary design – without breaking the bank – will love this hotel, an ideally located property in central Munich’s Ludwigsvorstadt district. Just a seven-minute walk from the Oktoberfest site, and within minutes of some of the city’s best restaurants, bars and attractions, it’s one of the best-located stays in the city. Brimming with character – think cosy sloping ceilings and a flower-filled patio – it’s also a tranquil place to return to after a day exploring the buzzing city. Guests may choose to relax with a cocktail in the bar or soothe weary limbs in the sauna.
Room rates at TRYP München City Center start from approximately £108 per room per night for a stay in October and are subject to availability.
After a full day of Bavarian celebrations, Infinity Hotel & Conference Resort Munich, part of The Trademark Collection by Wyndham is the ideal place to unwind. Guest can relax in one of the 255 plush guest rooms and suites featuring modern décor, free Wi-Fi and a flat-screen HDTV. They can also sample the local cuisine in one of the inviting on-site restaurants, or go for a French-Mediterranean meal at Le Bistro. Travellers can also enjoy indulgent downtime at the hotel’s spa, including a range of therapeutic body treatments, a revitalising sauna and an indoor pool. Theresienwiese Park, the Viktualienmarkt and the Allianz Arena are all within easy reach by public transport for those guests wishing to make the most of their time in this popular city, all year around.
Room rates for Infinity Hotel & Conference Resort Munich start from approximately £133 per room per night for a stay in October and are subject to availability.
Just a 20-minute walk or quick U-bahn ride away from the Oktoberfest celebrations is the H+ München, part of The Trademark Collection by Wyndham. The fashionable and functional hotel rooms are bright and colourful spaces complete with white cotton sheets, vibrant curtains and statement artwork. A delicious buffet breakfast, complete with Bavarian delicacies, will kickstart the day, before guests take the short walk to Theresienwiese, or set about exploring the rest of the city – cafe-lined Marienplatz and the Museum of Urban and Contemporary Art are just a few of the sites located within 15 minutes of the hotel.
Room rates at H+ München start from approximately £240 per room per night for a stay in October and are subject to availability.
For travellers looking to stay away from the bustle of central Munich, H2 München Messe, part of The Trademark Hotel Collection by Wyndham, is an excellent choice. Located towards the east of the city in a sleek and modern building, the hotel allows guests to explore lesser-known parts of the city, while also having convenient transport links to the centre – which is just 30 minutes away by public transport. Bold and bright bedrooms feature statement blue walls and bunk bed options for friends and family, while the hotel also has plenty of space to relax in – including the Hub Bistro, where a delicious Bavarian buffet breakfast is served.
Room rates at H2 München Messe start from approximately £185 per room per night for a stay in October and are subject to availability.