Germania Hotel

Address: Schwanthaler Strasse 28, Munich, Bavaria, 80336, Germany | 3 star hotel
 
Searching for availability...
*Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.
 

How has this hotel rated in the past?

  What's this?
Discover trends in hotel experiences based on real traveler reviews and ratings. Mouse over circles to see what some travelers had to say.

Location

This 3 star hotel, located in the Ludwigsvorstadt - Isarvorstadt area of Munich, is near Deutsches Theater München, Justizpalast, City-Kinos, and Alte Akademie.
Map this hotel

Photos of Germania Hotel

    View all photos
         

      Historical Traveler Reviews Germania Hotel Munich

      A good hotel for the drinking traveler

      from

      I just returned from Munich's Oktoberfest and my cousins and I spent 4 nights in the Hotel Germania. The highlights are the hotel's close proximity to the festival and the complimentary breakfast. (Although because of non stop partying we only made it to breakfast once. It was hard to get there before 10am.) The breakfast bar had all the bratwurst you can handle at 8am. The breakfast of champions!

      The lowlights were the shower door in the bathroom and the pillows. The shower door was such a nuisance that I oftened pondered skipping a shower altogether. The pillow did not bother me as much as it did my cousin who had to fold it in quarters in order to feel any benefit. Our rooms ventilation also left something to be desired as the room seemed to be suffocating at night as we slowly filled it with hydrogen sulfide gas.

      You might be asking yourself why I've rated this hotel four stars after the above listed complaints. The reason is it met our needs. We were looking to sleep from 3am until noon and be within walking distance to the festival, the train station and places for good food and drink. This is exactly what this hotel provided. As for the cost. I cannot speak to this since my cousin picked up the tab. (Danke schön!)

      So if you are planning a guys trip to Munich for Oktoberfest you could do worse than the Hotel Germania.

      Hotel was OK

      from

      We stayed there whilst the Oktoberfest was on & this hotel is about a 10 minute walk to the grounds-so that suited us just fine!. The room we had seemed to have been renovated so everything was pretty new but it was quite small. Probably one of (but not the) smallest room we had in Europe-eventhough it was small it was a bit more pratical then some other hotels we stayed at. the breakfast was very nice & most of the staff were friendly - except a lady working in the bar... she wanted to bite everyone's head off! Our room was not at the front of the hotel so we didn't hear noise from the streets but there was a noise at night - not too sure if was from water or heating systems in the building (it would just go on & off throughout the night). overall I can't say it was a bad hotel it was actually ok!

      Nothing that Soap, Water, Paint and New Management won't be able to fix

      from

      The room was decent sized by American standards (large by European), but the carpet was grimy, the walls covered with soot and the lace curtains were so dirty that opening them let loose a shower of dust and left my hands gritty. The bathroom tiles bore scorch marks, and the lampshades were waterstained. All the places I stayed in Germany--no matter how small and remote--were immaculate, rendering the Germania's decrepitude even more shocking.

      To its credit, the Germania's breakfast room was clean, orderly and well run, and served a standard German breakfast (rolls, eggs, cheese, museli, yoghurt, sausage, coffee & juice). The hotel is 2 blocks from the HauptBahnhof, although some surrounding businesses are ...risque--not comfortable or fun to walk by late at night.

      For about the same money, the Best Western is next door, and it appears to at least possess a working vacuum cleaner.

      Dont go there!!

      from

      We were offered a very substandard room-although the hotel is old fashioned it was the obvious lack of cleanliness that caused us to leave immediately and seek accomodation elsewhere.

      Think twice before booking

      from

      This may have been a reasonable hotel in the past but it now needs to be updated and refurbished. The room was OK but the mattress was older than me and I was unable to turn down the heating. The location was good but we paid an extortionate amount per night through Not much choice at breakfast and they ran out of coffee jugs. Investment in this hotel is urgently needed. More 2 star than 3 star

      Great location , but noisy

      from

      We stayed at the Germania during late Sept 2003 during Oktoberfest. The location was great, a block from the train station and walking distance to the Oktoberfest grounds. The neighborhood was safe but a little seedy at night. The hotel is on the corner and our room was right on the main street and the traffic noise at night was pretty bad. The staff was friendly and helpful when asked. The breakfast buffet was pretty good. Room was small as typical for Europe but wasn't bad at all. For Oktoberfest I'd stay near there again for location, but a little too noisy for me on the main street.

      Not great

      from

      The hotel was okay but fairly unclean and rather loud. It needs some updating and does not offer room service.

      Small and good

      from

      I stayed at this hotel in Dec. 2003. It is very near the train station.

      The rooms are small but nice. Public transportation is at the train station. The staff were friendly. This is not the best hotel in Germany, but it is o.k.

      Hotel Germania

      from

      Hotel was reasonably well placed, close to the train station and a short walk into the city centre. Facilites were basic and the rooms were not the most comfortable. The springs stuck out of the matresses and the shower door didn't close properly. You could see that the hotel was a nice hotel that had been let go a bit. The receptionist was very polite and helpful but we would not stay at the hotel again.

      TripAdvisor Reviews Germania Hotel Munich

      3.00 of 5 stars Good
       

      Travel Blogs from Munich

      Young Money, Cash Money

      A travel blog entry by aquirkybunchof2 on Oct 16, 2013

      3 photos

      ... as I was trying to decline a marriage proposal from a *****ian businessman, who also rapped his apparent love for me. Made me all nostalgic of the Angolan in the Frankfurt train station, asking me to elope with him to Paris at the very beginning of our travels. Clearly, I seem to attract a certain type. Sche pointed out it was going to be a very short marriage, what with me leaving Europe the next day and all. Together, we managed to ...

      I don't even want to talk about it...but I do?

      A travel blog entry by lisaajane on Aug 19, 2013

      2 comments, 1 photo

      ... Not going to happen.

      What was the hardest to process though was this: We remind ourselves of this happening so it doesn't happen again...but it IS happening again. We just can't process that it's not gas and the strive for 'purity'. It's bombs and oil.

      It makes me sick.

      I spend the way home talking to Berit about it, and have come to the conclusion it was worth it. f you ever get the chance to go to a concentration camp, do. ...

      Munich by Foot

      A travel blog entry by peteandvera on May 18, 2013

      1 comment, 5 photos

      ... The Garten is larger than both Hyde Park and Central Park NY, complete with Chinese Tower, lakes, creeks, ducks, cyclists, joggers, beer gardens, large open grassed areas where informal football games were being played. Due to the sunny conditions, we also spotted the occasional male nudist sunbathing (as Cassie had advised would happen at the first glimpse of summer sunshine), together with ...

      History

      A travel blog entry by nikkiandgrant12 on Nov 11, 2012

      ... he stood in front of Hitler....today I went to the site of that event....the 1923 Beer Hall Putsch....and wondered....."What if the bodyguard had run for it?".....fascinating.....also saw the statue of King Ludwig....who ruled here over two hundred years ago.....but that is not important.....he got married in October......but that is not important......they had a huge party and drank a lot of beer.....not important.....they had so much fun they decided to do it every ...

      The hills are alive...

      A travel blog entry by johnrglen on Jul 22, 2012

      1 comment, 3 photos

      ... fingers cross I make it without being mugged this time. Was a bit of a paranoid wreck in Munich Hbf while waiting for my train. Suspecting everyone and anyone.


      I stayed in the Hilton Munich Park Hotel this time..All expenses paid for by Jennifer :) had a right laugh at the prices for "extras" like breakfast at €28 for the buffet, per PERSON lol so we opted for a bag of M&M's and some ...