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“Two-day review of GHotel, Central Munich” 4 of 5 stars
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GHOTEL hotel & living Munchen-Zentrum
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Baaderstrasse 88-90, 80469 Munich, Bavaria, Germany   |  
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Ranked #68 of 380 Hotels in Munich
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“Two-day review of GHotel, Central Munich”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

Booked in May 2012, with high demand & high prices for hotels in Munich during the Electronica exhibition in November. Wanted low-cost hotel near to public transport - most already booked or expensive. GHotel fitted criteria - booked 2 nights at £87pn. Journey time airport to the hotel, with 1 subway change, approx 1h. Pleasantly surprised to find the nearest subway station entrance just a few hundred metres away and on the U2 line with trains going directly to the international exhibition centre. The hotel's location is in a quiet street, conveniently close to the city centre.

My bedroom had two single beds and was very quiet. It seemed to be a different shape to the other bedrooms, being long and narrow and had facilities for disabled use in the bathroom. Also provided was a kitchenette with hot plates and fridge. A flat screen TV had access to major European channels, including the BBC World Service. A good selection of hot and cold food was on offer in the breakfast room, for an extra charge of €12 each day. Close by is the river and just across the road, the Church of St Maximilian, with its wonderful sounding bells - well worth a visit. Staff were very helpful - overall, a very pleasant stay.

Disadvantage: Extra charges for wired or wifi internet access. Like many other travellers, I look for free wifi access, so had to succumb to Starbucks in order to spend some time on-line (O2 roaming access is good but limited to 25MB per day for £1.99).

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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Marketing G, Marketingassistentin at GHOTEL hotel & living Munchen-Zentrum, responded to this review, December 3, 2012
Dear traveller,
many thanks for rating your stay at GHOTEL hotel & living München-Zentrum! We are happy that you liked the location of the hotel and that we were able to meet your taste with our breakfast offer. As free WiFi is important to you, we recommend our superior rooms if you should visit us again. In these rooms, you can surf for free and in addition you can also enjoy our late check-out. We would be delighted to welcome you again as our guests in one of our hotels!
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your team from GHOTEL hotel & living
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

I booked this hotel on the basis of it being near the Museums, and it was a rather lower category than I usually select. Despite requesting a quiet room when I booked several weeks in advance, we were allocated a room which looked out onto a major road rather than the side street I had been expecting and also weren't happy about the damp smell which lingered in the bathroom. As the hotel was full there was no chance to move rooms.
I cannot tell you if the bed was comfortable as we only stayed long enough to use the wi-fi to find another, more up-market, hotel and left. We felt it was worth forfeiting the advance room payment to have a better experience of Munich.

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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Marketing G, Marketingassistentin at GHOTEL hotel & living Munchen-Zentrum, responded to this review, December 3, 2012
Dear traveller,
thank you very much for your feedback about the GHOTEL hotel & living München-Zentrum! We are very sorry that our hotel did not meet your expectations. Unfortunately, we are not always able to fulfill special room requests. If you are coming to Munich again, maybe GHOTEL hotel & living München-City or GHOTEL hotel & living München-Nymphenburg might be the better option to meet your needs.
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

The hotel is very centrally located, thats for the good! Also you have free Sky (pay tv) in the room on a LCD screen. The rest of the rooms is completly rundown and the walls/doors/windows are not sound proof, so it gets really noisy. Tiny bathroom again a bit out of fashion. For whom it matters the room offer a small kitchen, but no dishes. I didn't need it, but curious how this should work.

Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Marketing G, Marketingassistentin at GHOTEL hotel & living Munchen-Zentrum, responded to this review, November 19, 2012
Dear Traveller,
many thanks for rating your stay at GHOTEL hotel & living München-Zentrum! We are happy that you liked the location of the hotel. Should you want to use the kitchen during another stay with us, please note that for hygiene and safety reasons, dishes and kitchen supplies are available at the reception. Our staff will be happy to provide you with the supplies you need.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

We stayed here during the height of Octoberfest. Compared to other hotels in the downtown area, it was very reasonably priced. We walked to all the sites and the Octoberfest Grounds. There is indoor parking underneath the hotel, which made in convenient to drive into the center of the city.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 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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Marketing G, Marketingassistentin at GHOTEL hotel & living Munchen-Zentrum, responded to this review, November 19, 2012
Dear traveller,
thank you very much for rating your stay at GHOTEL hotel & living München-Zentrum! We are happy that you enjoyed your time with us and that you liked the location of the hotel.
We would be delighted to welcome you again as our guests!
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your team from GHOTEL hotel & living
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Buckingham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

Spent three nights here over the last week.
Only about fifteen minutes walk from marienplatz. However it's not a straightforward walk so if you don't know Munich be sure to take a free street map.
The staff were cheerful and baggage stowage was available while waiting for the plane.
The rooms were a fair size and clean. The fridge was a definite bonus too.
As other people have said the one real drawback is the church (huge!) at the end of the road. If you want your windows open at night then be prepared for hammering bells through the window.
We'd happily return, but I can see why the location could cause a few navigational issues for first time visitors to the city.

  • Stayed September 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Marketing G, Marketingassistentin at GHOTEL hotel & living Munchen-Zentrum, responded to this review, November 19, 2012
Dear traveller,
many thanks for the feedback about your stay at GHOTEL hotel & living München-Zentrum! We are delighted that you liked your room and the location of the hotel.
Maybe you would also like to visit us in one of our other hotels?
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your team from GHOTEL hotel & living
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

I went to Munich on a one-day business trip and as the meeting took longer, I needed to stay overnight. I booked the room online in the early evening and arrived about an hour later at the reception, but the hotel had not yet received my booking, from the online service that I had used. Thanks to the confirmation email that I had received, it was all sorted out.

I was pleasantly surprised with my room facing the very green inner courtyard and the neighboring residential buildings. I didn't know that downtown Munich has such quiet and peaceful areas.

Though the name of the hotel sounds very strange to me in both German and English, it is a very nice place to stay, with impeccable rooms. Moreover it is close to public transportation and the Isar River with its parks which in summer is quite nice for an evning walk.

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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Marketing G, Marketingassistentin at GHOTEL hotel & living Munchen-Zentrum, responded to this review, October 15, 2012
Dear traveller,
thank you for rating your stay at GHOTEL hotel & living München-Zentrum! We are happy that you liked your room and the location of the hotel. We would be happy if you chose to stay with us again.
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your team from GHOTEL hotel & living
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Zagreb
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

By sheer coincidance I stumbled on this hotel. Concerning the business circumstances of my trip, it served the purpuse better than expected at first. For a private trip I would choose this hotel again : the location is perfect, it can be reached by public transport perfectly well - arrivals from the Munich Airport will easily reach this hotel also! Everything needed is "reachable" by foot, in only 10 minutes one stumbles upon the popular Viktualienmarkt and Marienplatz, it can´t get more central in Munich! The price is more than fair for this rather expensive city, the rooms offer also a small kitchen one can use, it only has to be announced at the reception desk or room reservation.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 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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Marketing G, Marketingassistentin at GHOTEL hotel & living Munchen-Zentrum, responded to this review, October 2, 2012
Dear traveller,
many thanks for rating your stay at GHOTEL hotel & living München-Zentrum! We are happy that you liked the location oft he hotel and that you would visit us again. Maybe you would also like to visit us in one of our other hotels?
Kind regards,
your team from GHOTEL hotel & living
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Address: Baaderstrasse 88-90, 80469 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
Location: Germany > Bavaria > Upper Bavaria > Munich
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Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Ranked #68 of 380 Hotels in Munich
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Hotel Class:3 star — GHOTEL hotel & living Munchen-Zentrum 3*
Number of rooms: 154
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