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Hotel Admiral
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Kohlstrasse 9, 80469 Munich, Bavaria, Germany   |  
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Ranked #22 of 382 hotels in Munich
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“Really nice”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

We picked this hotel based on other reviews and we were not wrong.Peter and his staff are brilliant they could not have being more helpful to us. We will definitely return to this beautiful hotel, its location is very good not far from the Deutsche Museum and the city centre.Overall we had a great time in the Hotel and will definitely return.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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53 hotel reviews
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152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

We had a very nice stay at this hotel. The location is good and the neighborhood is nice. The staff was very kind and attentive. The breakfast was delicious - the food selection was incredible - we had the option of eating inside or out on the garden patio. The furnishings were a little old fashioned for our taste, but we enjoyed nonetheless!

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Madison, WI
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

This small 22 room hotel is about a 12 minute walk to Marienplatz (the center of things) in Munich. Very friendly staff with good suggestions for restaurants. Elevator nice after days of lugging our luggage up flights of stairs. Room was good size for Europe standards at 190 Euro per day, although bathroom a little small but modern fixtures. Refrigerator in room. Near Parliament, Deutches Museum and Isartor subway stop about 5 minutes. Breakfast buffet was huge--fresh fruit, rolls, meats, cheeses, cereal and a sense of fine dining. Neighborhood restaurants were close and area feels safe. We did have a room that overlooked the street but it was not noisy.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

I attended a conference in Munich in the last week of August and chose the Admiral based on TA reviews and the fact that it was a little out of the way and appeared to reflect a lot of the local character. This was indeed a very pleasant stay for 6 days. Very comfortable room and although it overlooked the street noise was not a problem. The breakfast room is quaint and the food itself superb. Staff were always very helpful and communicating in English not a problem.

The hotel is exquisitely furnished and paintings adorn the stairwell and entrance foyer creating a sense of opulence without being overbearing.

It was a 10 minute walk into the town or 5 mins to the nearest underground train station which could then take you anywhere .

The only possible concern is if you were there at the height of Summer and in the warmer nights you might struggle with the lack of air conditioning. The windows do not open very wide and if there were a lot of activities out on the street this might also be disturbing. As mentioned elsewhere asking for a back room looking out over the garden might be partictularly worth while at that time of year.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

This was a rather sophisticated place after having been "on the road" for two weeks. I was relieved to have the comfortable room and a friendly welcome from a nice young lady who sounded to be American when she spoke in English, after barely scraping by with my minimal-tourist-phrasebook German. Breakfast was a quiet/hushed affair with alot of well-dressed people and a breakfast bar that was overflowing with plump, perfect fruits and berries, a fancy shrimp-in-cream-sauce dish, very good cheeses, little pastries, etc.

The hotel is fairly close to Marienplatz and although I've seen some gorgeous sights in my travels, I wasn't prepared for Munich's Rathaus......overwhelmingly beautiful in the sunlight and there were violinists playing Pachelbel's Canon in D in front, and later, musicians playing high above the streets in a bell tower. The hotel is also fairly close to the Isartor metro station.

One thing to be aware of related to this hotel is that on Sundays in Munich in this area, it's very difficult to find a restaurant open. By then, I had pretty well had it with going around and around in circles all over Munich trying to find medical care on the weekend in (almost impossible due to the lack of services on weekends and made worse by my lack of facility with German and seemingly very few English-speakers in the medical system). When I returned to the hotel in that afternoon, having found nothing closeby open and with a rapidly worsening cardiac arrhythmia (lost heart medications that cannot be stopped abruptly days before) I asked the staff on duty, very frustrated, where specifically I could find someplace to eat, and was told in a rather rude/exasperated way that there were restaurants "in that direction".......I'd already scoured the area and after going back out again to "that direction", there were none except one place that was literally locking their door as I entered.

On the other hand, the kindness and professionalism of night manager Mr. Shahoud Chandry in helping me when the cardiac situation worsened was deeply appreciated. He's exactly who you would want around when you really need help. My grateful thanks.

Room Tip: Mine overlooked the courtyard and was quiet.
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled solo
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

We had a one night layover in Munich. Knowing nothing about Munich I searched TA for reviews. I settled on Hotel Admiral - great choice. Location is wonderful for walking to see the sights. It is located on a little side street, so it is very quiet. We arrived and left by taxi and that was very easy. The bed was very comfortable and room very clean. We had an early departure and we still able to have breakfast. Great set up for breakfast and the marmalade was delicious. If you want to be in the center of Munich, this is a great choice. Staff was friendly and there is a great neighborhood bar right down the street. Full of Munich Olympics memorabilia - we loved that place.

Room Tip: enjoy breakfast and visit the bar a few doors down from the hotel.
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

We were staying in Munich for three days just before Oktoberfest started and this was the only place that had room. The Admiral is well located, in a quiet neighborhood a few minutes walk from downtown, and has many favorable attributes: a lovely staff, one of whom brought her terrific cocker spaniels to work, a lovely breakfast room with top flight fruits and breads, a lovely garden, an elevator, and all mod cons, including free Internet and TV and a fridge. The only problem was the price - 380 Euros which is $500 US, but this could have been seasonal.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Kohlstrasse 9, 80469 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
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Location: Germany > Bavaria > Upper Bavaria > Munich
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Room Service
Hotel Style:
#12 Luxury Hotel in Munich
#18 Romantic Hotel in Munich
#49 Family Hotel in Munich
#73 Business Hotel in Munich
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Admiral 4*
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