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“Great place to Stay when visiting Munich.” 4 of 5 stars
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MEININGER Hotel Munich City Center
2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Landsberger Strasse 20, 80399 Munich, Bavaria, Germany   |  
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Ranked #16 of 64 Specialty Lodging in Munich
Bonnie Scotland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
“Great place to Stay when visiting Munich.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

Stayed here with Friends in August 2012 when visiting Munich. We only paid around £20 per person per night for a twin room.
Found hotel to be modern and clean and basic. Rooms were also clean, beds comfy and great shower with soap shower gel and towels supplied.
If you want to pay for breakfast it is charged at 5.95 Euro. The hotel also sells sandwitches and snacks at a reasonable price.
If you are going to Munich be sure to visit Munich's oldest brewery Augustiner Bräustuben which is directly across the road from the Meninger Hotel, the beer is special and the food to die for.
Enjoy Munich.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane
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8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

This hostel is very noisy. We started for 3 nights in a double room with an ensuite that faced the main road. When the windows were closed the noise from the road was minimal, however there was no air con or fan so the room became very stuffy. The noise from the hostel was terrible. The doors of the rooms would slam at all hours of the night. Although there was a 10pm 'quiet down' time, this was not enforced. Terrible pillows! No wifi in the rooms and breakfast is an additional cost. We stayed at cheaper places in Europe that were much better. Positives...great shower, good location with a tram to the main city centre out the front. If you want a good night sleep don't stay here!

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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Littleborough, Lancs
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

We spent two nights in a twin room which was rear facing in preparation for a visit with 50 boys in December. I was delighted with the service and the standard of accommodation. The beds were comfortable and the bathroom had a great shower. There are lockers for the safekeeping of valuable items in shared rooms and in the lobby. We used the left luggage room on two days. Staff on the desk were helpful and knowledgeable. We had a very informative meeting with Markus, front of house manager to help us plan for the Winter trip. The transport system in Munich is highly efficient and there is a tram stop in front of the hostel and Hackerbrucke station with a LIdl on site is a five minute walk. We got there in less than 40 mins from the airport by Strassenbahn. The tram outside took us to Karlsplatz in less than 20 minutes. We bought tickets for city transport from the front desk. Quality coffee is served and the bar is very pleasant. Breakfast was also a positive experience with a variety of cereals, muesli, fruit salad, cheese, cold cuts and bread and rolls on offer. This is an ideal base from which to explore the charms of this wonderful city. A refurb programme is currently underway to update the property, so future visitors should benefit further.

Room Tip: Rear rooms would be quieter.
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  • 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

Despite this being a Hotel/Hostel it is a great choice for the budget traveler. I stayed here with 2 friends in a door style room that slept 6 so we had a huge amount of space and only paid for a 4 person room. The bathroom facilities in room were nothing flash but better than some hotels with supposed 4* ratings.
Location.... Well I think having "City Centre" in the name is a bit of a stretch as it is about a 20 minute walk to the city centre but it is only a 10 minute walk to the central train station. This place would also be really good if you were staying for Octoberfest as its about a 12 minute walk to where the fest is held. There is a tram that goes right past the front door. There is also a fantastic beer hall across the road.
Great free WIFI in the foyer and lounge area and not a bad price for a pass to have WIFI working in your room.
Breakfast is good but make sure you don't go just before the end of the sitting time and the breakfast room can get crowded.
No Airconditioning in rooms.

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  • Stayed December 2011, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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derbyshire
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

The hostel offers great value for money and is clean and comfortable. The reception staff were all very helpfull and gave tips and advice for your stay in munich. although the hostel is not central munich the centre is each to reach via tram or train or could be comfortably walked.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 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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Sydney, Australia
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26 hotel reviews
Reviews in 36 cities Reviews in 36 cities
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

One of the best hostel's I've ever stayed in. Have been three times now, and the hostel is always clean, comfortable, and the staff are friendly.

Great location with the S-Bahn only 5 minutes walk away, a tram stop virtually at the door, one of the best beer halls in the city is right across the road.

Only a stop away from the Central station as well, and right on the train line to the airport too.

Great atmosphere during Oktoberfest as well.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Espoo, Finland
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

Well working and clean hostel. When I stayed here in middle of June there were many groups of students on some class trips and the whole place was fully booked.

The breakfast was ok, if you exclude the pretty bad coffee. It worked also well and although it was crowded everybody got what they wanted. There was nothing special though and only cooked thing were the eggs.

Not a huge experience but well worth the money.

Stayed June 2012, traveled solo
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Address: Landsberger Strasse 20, 80399 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
Location: Germany > Bavaria > Upper Bavaria > Munich
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #16 of 64 Specialty Lodging in Munich
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — MEININGER Hotel Munich City Center 2*
Number of rooms: 95
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Weisswurst, pork knuckles, football and a large beer - welcome to Munich! The MEININGER Hotel Munchen City Center is located centrally - 2.5 Km from the main railway station - opposite the Augustiner Braustuben and next to the Theresienwiese that hosts the biggest fair in the world, the Oktoberfest. MEININGER offers more than just low-cost accommodation: free WiFi, lobby, hotel bar, guest kitchen and games room where you can meet our international guests in a relaxed atmosphere. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Meininger City Hotel Munich
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