Holiday Inn Munich - City Centre
Travel Blogs from Munich
... the State, and before long, the king was overwhelmed by debt. Despite recommendations from his ministers and warning from his family, the King continued to demand loans for his castles. Such behavior led many of the King's ministers to question his mental health, and they began to seek ways in which they could dispose the Mad King.
Compiling a doctored report of complaints and witness accounts of the King's odd behavior, the ...
... ceiling and just looked incredible.
More rollercoasters and rides (Fee sitting them out of course) and we were exhausted again!
Shell and I just had half a day to explore a bit of Munich before a 4pm flight to Paris then back in London at 8pm. Absolutely exhausted!
I hope to go back to Munich one day and bring everyone from Penola there. It is the most fun anyone can have in one ...
... midnight) we all jumped on the bus and continued the party on the bus. Emilio our bus driver made all the lights flash like a strobe and played music loudly, we were all standing on our seats or in the isle dancing and going nuts while we drove back to our hostel. Some of us got changed out of our outfits at this stage as with all the drinking our bellies were too big to fit into such tight clothing. Then we all met back up in ...
... were staying in then Joel came back to check on us and we returned some swim trunks we had borrowed. He heard that we were maybe thinking of stopping in St. Gallen on our way to Germany and once again he came to our rescue and helped us plan a way to stop and visit some Christian friends for lunch then go on. He worked it out perfectly so we left at 9:02 and got to Sternen right at 11:53. Sternen is a tiny village oitside of St. Gallen which is in the northeast ...
... and off course everyone was yelling the usual “Alice, Alice, who the f... is Alice”. This song has been sung many times since and if I hear it once more I think I will brain him! But in all seriousness he was really upset and struggled to find his way back to the hotel, not remembering the name either (nothing to do with the 15 litre beers he had consumed with the Aussie chaps of course) and he said when he saw our luggage still downstairs ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
Historical Traveler Reviews Holiday Inn Munich - City Centre
Worst hotel this century!
70's design and the dust must be also from 1970.
Dirty and smelly room.
Yuck - we cheked out after a day.
I've stayed at this hotel last September during an international trade fair. It was obviously full but whenever we tried to use the pool (very nice) it was almost empty. If you're planning a vacation in Munich you'd better avoid trade fair dates unless you want to pay a lot more for your room.
Wait six months and then go
Pool and Sauna are closed for remodeling. Call ahead to see when they will open again. Location is Great. Take the SBahn from the airport (37 minutes) and follow the signs to the hotel. You never have to go outside. Great bakery, cafe, supermarket, shoe store, book store and florist right underneath the hotel. Room was clean and nice size. Ask for a room high up and on the city side for a great view of Munich.
The 70s Show
I got just word regarding this hotel: Outdated!
It really should have been fixed 10 years ago. I really don't remember the last time I have seen those orange walls I had in my room, straight from mid-70s! They had done some work on the first floor, but absolutely nothing regarding the rooms for the past 25 years.
I had a free mini bar in my "superior" room, but that didn't help much. The price wasn't that much, therefore I can give it two stars instead of just one.
Oh yes, and it is not even located in City Centre...
Strongly recommend to stay away and come back when they have finished the (hopefully) major renovation.
BTW, spend one night there in November'04. That so enough...
Stayed here mid September. Rather uninspired mid 80s decor (dull drab browns greens and greys), but plenty of space to work and to store clothes, and a decent sized bathroom. They have both liquid soap and shampoo dispensers (seems to be prevalent in Germany) and traditional soap and shampoo products too. Hotel busy with conventions and meetings.
We chose this hotel to finish a trip to Upper Bavaria. When I stayed at this hotel approx. 2 years ago it was already outdated. I learned that it was undergoing renovation the following winter. I booked a superiour room with city view and free mini bar. After checking in we found ourselves in an outdated room facing the street. I phoned the receptionist and could move to a superiour room - exactly the same in size and state. The information wether the mini bar is free or not was answered few hours later by another clerk who told us that there was a confusion with my reservation details. He must have considered an excuse to be withdrawn from his personal career account, so he withheld it extremely well. The breakfast experience was below average (items on breakfast buffet).
Convenient and great view
All things considered, this is the best hotel in Munich. The view from the rooms on the city side is fabulous especially at sunset. (Be sure to reserve one of these rooms when booking.) Also it is possible to get to the S-Bahn station without having to go outside which is a great benefit during bad weather. The breakfast buffet is excellent but the dining room can be a little hectic with tourists in their morning feeding frenzy.
I have stayed at this hotel a number of times. It is an easy ride on the train from the airport (you do not have to change trains). It is located in a nice part of Munich, and all parts of Munich are easily accessible. I have stayed here for both business and pleasure (Oktoberfest). The rates are reasonable, even when breakfast is not included. The breakfast buffet is very tasty. The hotel bar serves good beer. The rooms are ugly, but who cares, because they are always clean. The bedding is European style (the Duvet/blanket is small). There is a small mall beneath the hotel which has a bakery, supermarket, restaurant, and subway stop. This is nice because if you have to take a trip in the rain, you don't have to emerge to the street to get on the train (unless you choose to). The staff is friendly and bilingual. The pool and sauna are very, very nice. The sauna is coed, and the Germans enjoy very natural attire (shy people beware).
My family and I have stayed at the Forum a half dozen times over the years. This is a large, tourist hotel Â many tours groups and air crews in the place. IÂ ve gotten some great internet rates from the Intercontinental website (think junior Intercontinental,) including euro 99 at Oktoberfest time. The hotel is opposite the Gaststeig Concert Hall and attached is a shopping arcade with some interesting shops and a good grocery store. Under the arcade is the subway station. Within walking distance to the Deutsche Museum and less then 10 minutes on the subway to Marienplatz. WeÂ ve never had a bad room, always clean, good breakfast buffet (although most times not included with the low rate.) Some rooms face Hochstrasse Â those have a good view of the city if you are on the higher floors. Rooms have been remodeled in the last 2 years or so and include a make your own coffee/tea set-up. Coming by car from Austria or southeastern Bavaria itÂ s a snap to get off the autobahn and follow Rosenheimer Str. to the hotel. Would recommend to anyone looking for a reasonable big, American-style hotel near most attractions in Munich.
A 1-2 star hotel with a 4 star rating (how did they do that?)
Our "standard" room was very old and desparately needed an update. We had to open up a window to augment the air conditioning--which failed to cool the room.
The "sheet" over our queen bed didn't even cover the top of the bed.
Housekeeping was quick in bring us an additional sheet so that my husband and I could both be covered at the same time. But why did they use a single size sheet for a queen bed?
Don't expect a bar of soap.All they have is liquid soap--and no hair conditioner. I was told that I could get a bar of soap from room service.
All in all, overpriced for what you get.