Travel Blogs from Munich
... which was significantly helped by Matthias' ability to speak German! We then decided to head back to the hostel to have a few more beers and see if anyone wanted to go out, as it was a Saturday night in Munich. We found a few people at the Wombar but after going around the corner to the club we decided not to go in as entry was nine euro. We went back to the hostel and decided to get a few cheaper beers from a little supermarket around the corner and drink them out in the street. ...
... bike tour on beach cruiser bikes, I got the pink one woo, we went around the city and stopped at different places along the way, one stop we made was at the English gardens which was so amazing there were hundreds of people at this park, you can drink there and there's music and we got the chance to go swimming down the stream it's pretty much like a water slide, the current just takes you ...
... show for us. There was no pulling rabbits out of hats or cutting people in half but there were some very amazing card tricks done! After all of us were blown away by that we braved the cold once again and went for a walk up a mountain to Neuschwanstein Castle. King Ludwig II was the man who built this castle. There are lots of question marks surrounding this man, some say he was mentally ill, some say he was gay... No one really knows and he ended up dying in very ...
... this we almost didn’t want to head down to join the group for lunch.
Eventually we headed down and joined our tour group for lunch and we both had ordered club sandwiches. Now, the German version of a club includes a fried egg on top and thank God I looked and got it off of Robyn’s before there was a serious gastric issue. ...
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Historical Traveler Reviews Pullman Munich
I found the hotel on the Marriott website and found a very good rate. The hotel was reached by the s-Bahn and the U-bahn from the main terminal. It is NOT in the center area, and there is absolutely nothing around the hotel. But the u-bahn station is downstairs and in ten minutes you can be anywhere. The rooms are big and bright and very nice, with a great bed, good bathroom, good bath/shower combo. Wireless internet was available for 12.50 Euro for 24 hours, there is a good breakfast for 17 Euros. The health club is not very good, there are two stairmasters in the foyer area and four very poor machines otherwise. There is a sauna, Jacuzzi that was nice, and other amenities. Better than nothing, but nothing to write home about. There is also no A/C or safe in the room, but they provide a safe downstairs. Fine for anytime but summer.
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I'm a loyal reader of this website, leave many postings and take to heart most of what is written by others. Having said that, if you remember nothing else be advised that this hotel has NO Air Conditioning! Munich can get quite warm in the summer. Anyone paying the extra $ for the luxury and convenience of an American style business hotel will be very disapointed. I paid a rate of Euro78 plus about 17 euro for parking and another 12 euro for the right to use my wireless laptop computer. I was staying in Munich on one night while on a driving holiday in Europe and will definately stay at the Hilton or another establishment when I return next month. Also, no complimentary breakfast or reception for Marriott elite members.
We stayed in a suite, paid 116 euros per night, booked through Mariott's web site. Room was very large (the size of two regular rooms), huge bathroom. The hotel is very nice, located in a very quiet part of town. The breakfast buffet, included free, was tremendous. A huge variety of food, including lots of fresh fruits. The hotel is literally 2 minutes from the U-bahn station. Even better, there is a bakery and a grocery store (open from 9 am to 8 pm) adjacent to the hotel. To get to the U-bahn, go out the restaurant entrance and turn right, to get to the grocery store and bakery, go out the restaurant entrance and turn left. The airport bus stop is about 1/2 block away, we took the bus back to the airport for 9 euros each, very convienent and much easier than dealing with luggage on the u-bahn and s-bahn. I wish I had known how close the hotel was to the airport bus stop, we would have taken it from the airport to the hotel. Rather we took the s-bahn to the main train station and then a taxi to the hotel (taxi was about 15 euros).
We stayed for five nights at the Munich Marriott Renaissance May 5-12 2005. First - it is hard to find if you are driving, plus the construction of the roadways put us in a 8 mile detour each time we tried to return to the hotel! This is a hotel for business travelers, not tourists. It is too far from the Marienplatz - even though it is a 4 stop U-bahn ride away - we just didn't feel like we were on vacation! The breakfast is extensive but the service was erratic - there were a few tour groups in the hotel when we were there plus the business travelers made it seem less than cozy!
We stopped four nights in this hotel, and would stay there again. Stopped in an large exec room, split into a lounge and bedroom. This was clean and reasonably well maintained. The room was quiet except for one night when a party was held in the restaurant,(directly below our room)when there was loud music until midnight. The room service menu is quite limited, though very speedy and of good value.
We spent a long weekend at the Renaissance Munich and were very pleased. We booked a suite under their European Leisure Break program for 119 euros per night for 3 days. Our suite was very comfortable and well appointed with neutral decor. The restaurant where breakfast was served was very comfortable and the buffet was staggering in variety and quality. Not a sight for a dieter. At lunch and dinner, the chef always has two specials-one usually vegetarian. He is an innovative cook. One night I had grilled salmon over a creamed sauerkraut- a most unlikely combination that was delicious. Another night the salmon was wrapped in prosciutto, sauteed and served over a spinach risotto with very aged sharp parmesan or asiago. Service at meals was prompt and helpful. The front desk is fully bilingual and very helpful. The hotel is half a short block from the subway and 10 minutes from Marienplatz. We would go back in a minute. In fact, the hotel is offering our suite for 99 euros a night during Easter weekend- March 24-28 according to a poster in the elevator on the day we left.
Nice stay in Munich
Stayed here Nov 19-22, 2004. When I arrived, I was a little disappointed that it wasn't closer to the city center. However, that truly was not an issue during my stay. The U-Bahn was just in front of the hotel and was only a few short stops to the Marienplatz. I didn't even know the difference. The U-Bahn is fantastic and can move you throughout the city with ease. The hotel itself was very nice. The staff was extremely helpful and courteous. The rooms were well-appointed too. I got this hotel on priceline.com for only $60 USD per night. How can I complain! It was a very nice stay and I would recommend this hotel highly if you have a budget that doesn't allow a Hofbrauhaus view.
We stayed there for one night in the suite during our recent trip to Munich. The room is very big and comfortable. However, it is not located in the city center. The U-bahn stop is very close, which makes up for this little inconvenience.
Comfortable hotel, fabulous breakfast!
We stayed at the Renaissance at the beginning and end of our recent trip to Europe, staying in a suite and a regular room. The suite, with a separate bedroom, walk-in closet, large bathroom, was very comfortable, and the regular room was also. The morning breakfast spread is possibly the best we've seen anywhere! The hotel staff was very helpful and spoke excellent English. The only drawback was that there was no air-conditioning in the hotel, but they will provide a fan if you request it. As another user said, it's a bit out of the way, but there's a Ubahn stop very close by, making it easy to get around the city. We'll stay here again when in Munich.
Interesting architecture. Not the best location, but the u-bahn makes it a snap to get to. Great staff, great housekeeping. Renaissance Hotels are always close to perfect.