As a result of saving my points I made a short stay in Munich to see if the city would stay on the list for a normal citybreak. Because of the reviews and the location I choose Platzl Hotel. I wasn't disappointed. The hotel is about 5 minutes from the S-bahn/U-bahn-station at Marienplatz. The staff are very friendly (everyone you'll meet) and the male staff from the check-in even said hello with my name when I came back from visiting the city. The doorman is also friendly and opens the door for you when you leave the hotel. You just feel very welcome.
I had a middle solo-room at the front at the fitfh floor. If you close the window you'll hear nothing. During the night I heard a couple of times some drunk guys outside. It wasn't that annoying and I could live with it but when I return for a citybreak I will choose a solo-room at the back. It's a little bit more expensive but maybe better.
The room was big enough for a cityhotel. I had the bed, a desk with minibar and chair and also a chair by the window. I had enough space to sit and walk around. The minibar was well filled but I missed a bottle of still water. There were enough bottles with water but all with gas. I asked the reception and could get a bottle at the bar. It was a nice cooled bottle for the warm weather. The TV was great. You had about 50 channels with channels from Germany, England (BBC, ITV and newschannels), Russia, Italy, Arabic, China and Netherlands. It was plenty. The only weird thing about the tv was that the sound of the TV in the bathroom wasn't muted when I turned the sound off in the room. Especially when you want to watch early and don't want to disturbe the neighbours. Maybe I did something wrong. But it hasn't any influence on the review. The room was clean and the bed good. The pilows were too soft but I could get a pillow with support which was good.
The breakfast was great. You could choose anything you want and there were even newspapers you could read.
Overall I will certainly use this hotel when I'm visiting the city as a normal citybreak.
- Also Known As:
- Platzl Hotel Munich
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The "Platzl Hotel" is located in Munich's historical old city and is an ideal point of departure for business and pleasure activities. Marienplatz, with subway connections to the main station, the airport and the new Trade Fair Centre in Riem, is only a few steps away from the hotel. The world-famous Hofbrauhaus, the Viktualienmarkt open-air food market, the Bavarian State Opera and the renowned Maximilianstrasse with its vast array of luxury boutiques are likewise only a short walk away. Your four star hotel in the centre of Munich, Germany Accommodation rooms The Platzl Hotel has 165 rooms, a Bavarian suite, and a junior suite. Parking - no problem Central location (directions) - but no parking problems. There are more than 80 parking places in the hotel's own underground garage available to guests who arrive by car. The garage is open 24 hours a day. Conference and meeting facilities Five banquet and conference rooms for up to 140 persons. The Muller-Pfister-Stube is ideal for private parties. This room, paneled in fragrant Swiss pine, dates back to the year 1573 and can accommodate up to 40 persons. Bavarian-style restaurants Restaurant Pfistermuhle: offers you upscale Bavarian cuisine Ayingers Inn: hearty Bavarian specialties as well as modern dishes in old Munich style and seven different beers on tap ... more less
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