We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
WINNER WONDERLAND
Win Big When You Book on TripAdvisor

“Central location, comfy bed, few flaws” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Hotel Daniel

Best prices for -
Enter dates for best prices
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 7 more sites!
Hotel Daniel
Ranked #212 of 391 Hotels in Munich
St. Gallen, Switzerland
Level Contributor
40 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Central location, comfy bed, few flaws”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2013

I stayed at Hotel Daniel for four nights over New Year's Eve.
First off, I really liked the breakfast times which lasted until 10:30, on 1 January even 12:00. Well, I'm used to hotels where one can have breakfast until 9:00 and, depending on the type of trip, I might sleep a little longer than 9:00 but okay - let's get back to topic.
The beds were really comfortable and of a good hardness. We got a really big room but the bathroom was tiny - I had to close the door to be able to sit on the toilet or to enter the shower cabin. But I was okay with that.
The location of the hotel is unbeatable in my eyes because it is located between the train station and the main shopping avenue.
The reception team was extremely nice excluding one person.
Breakfast wasn't my cup of tea but nourishing. Don't try to order an Espresso because they can only do 'long coffees'. That disappointed me a little bit but I compensated it with a frappuccino from the Starbucks right around the corner.
The price, especially for that time (29.12.12-02.01.13), was competitive and okay.
If you're not complicated and picky and look for a three-star hotel in the midst of Munich, choose Hotel Daniel.

Room Tip: Room 305 and 307, as far as I remember.
See more room tips
  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
1 Thank fl0wzah
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

342 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    48
    129
    109
    39
    17
See reviews for
68
114
22
45
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (30)
Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Finnish first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
Bolton, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2013

The reason we chose the Daniel was it's location, right at the edge of the main pedestrian zone of central Munich and also right next to the S-Bahn to/from the airport and only 5 mins walk from the central station. With hindsight now we would rather look for a hotel closer to the Marienplatz behind the Altes Rathaus and also around the Viktualienmarkt as this is the main tourist hub and you find yourself doing the 15 min walk to/from the hotel a few times a day. There are less touristy restaurants and bars next door, round the back and heading towards the Hauptbahnhof but these just don't cut the mustard of the big brauhaus in the centre!
As for the hotel, it's in the budget bracket but for what you actually get it's at the top end of this bracket for price and bottom for value. Breakfasts are €9 extra per person and are the standard continental fare of cereal, rolls, meats, cheeses etc. In all honesty, the breakfasts are ludicrously over priced and I wouldn't recommend them. The reception staff were polite and helpful and the reception is manned 24hr a day. Even if you do have to wake up the night porter on occasion!
As others have mentioned there are 2 groups of rooms, on the front and round the back. We had a room round the back therefore didn't have any street noise however the windows open up onto a courtyard shared with the restaurants/bars next door so you can get noise from them. The room was small, cosy some may say, but impeccably clean. Maids came every day. The beds are comfy however the pillows are pointless. We asked for extra pillows which came within 20 mins but even with 2 you couldn't get comfy on them. The room was warm, considering we were there over New Year and turned the radiators down, the room continued to be stuffy and made sleeping uncomfortable. I dread what it is like in summer in the back rooms. The TV guide promised English speaking stations but all you actually got was the DVB-T stations for Munich, all in German. The rooms don't have tea or coffee making facilities, instead you have to use a machine situated in reception which costs €0.80 per cup and delivers drinks in cartons hotter than the sun. Carrying them to the room proved a scorching affair. Considering how little it could cost to provide this facility it seems a little short sighted of the hotel to not provide it. You are however provided 1 bottle of water. Their generosity knew no bounds!
Overall our stay was fine, we had a good time however if going back I wouldn't chose this hotel, ironically, for it's location but also because it is overpriced for what you actually get.
If you are going and you have space in your luggage, take a pillow and a tray!

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
3 Thank Peahead99_Bolton
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Wokingham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2012

We are frequent visitors to Munich and decided to try this hotel due to its location: right on Karlsplatz next to the entrance to the pedestrian only Marienplatz.

The location is brilliant! It is perfectly located for someone interested in spending time in the tourist areas around the Marienplatz or someone looking to stay for Oktoberfest as it is a very easy walk to the Theriesenweisse. Being located directly next to the Karlsplatz metro stop makes it super convenient to reach anywhere in the city and easy to get to/from the airport.

Unfortunately the hotel itself is nothing special. Single beds pushed together to make a king sized bed were just of average comfort, and the pillows deserve special mention for being the most useless I have ever encountered. The shower was just ok and there is no free wifi. The only positive was the included breakfast, which was made up of standard continental fare.

Truth be told, I would not stay here again.

  • Stayed December 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
3 Thank JetPilots1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Bucharest
Level Contributor
60 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2012 via mobile

The location is ok - near city center. Basic breakfast with usual products. Price in front office - 100 e. The value isn't the best you can find. The automatic doors are a little bit creepy for a hotel especially at night!

  • Stayed December 2011
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank Petru55
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Tel Aviv, Israel
Level Contributor
32 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2012

This is one of the hotels that you cannot find any information about on their website ! They are simply don't want you to know that the front rooms are noisy and the rooms on the quiet side are without air condition and if you open the window you get smells from a kitchen restaurant. Beside that, the TV has only German channels, when we ask for CNN they said that the technician has to tune the channels but 4 days nothing done to fix it. So I guess this is their standard reply to all. This hotel doesn't have WIFI they use MY Cloud Germany net as "their" WIFI and this cost 12.5 Euro per day. You don't need the hotel for this wifi net you can find it in any place over Munich. The room is clean, normal with safe. Breakfast is good. The staff is polite and helpful.
We were lucky to get a quiet room and we almost didn't open the windows, because it was chilly in November.
About the best location it is already written. This is not my standard of hotels, next time it will be my last option of accommodation.

Room Tip: If after all, you decided to go to this hotel, check the room before you take it and find with what...
See more room tips
  • Stayed November 2012, traveled solo
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
2 Thank Avi S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Wisconsin
Level Contributor
17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2012

Excellent location for exploring the city. Right next to Marienplatz, the pedestrian mall. Surprisingly large room and bathroom. Breakfast is nice. Just 2 points to make:
1. We checked out before 10 am to make our flight back home. We had to pay our bill in cash because he said he didn't know how to use the credit card machine. So had to go to 3 different ATMs with different cards to get out that much money, which was a pain when we needed to catch the train on time to make our flight. On their defense, they do have a sign on the front desk that says something about paying your bill at a certain time, I just never saw it in advance. I never thought to pay the bill before we checked out of a hotel.
2. The noise. Our room faced the main road. Omg, I've never heard so many sirens in my life!! Whenever I've read reviews and people complained about noise, I thought, hmmm, maybe they are old!!! But no, this is one case that I couldn't believe how loud it was! Its a fine hotel, but I would ask for a back room maybe?

All in all, fine hotel to crash in at night. Location to Marienplatz is its highlight!

Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
Helpful?
Thank Stacy E
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Montreal, Canada
Level Contributor
20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2012

Depending on the room you have you can have an average experience or very good.. we changed 3 rooms.. at first we had a smoky-smell room with no A/C the receptionnist was very kind she changed our room to a really nice renovated one but the the A/C was not that great it was almost not working so we changed for another renovated room with a better A/C ..The positive things : 2 receptionnist ladies were very very nice and helpful , its close to the main attractions and to the train station , you have trams just in front ..quiet room(it was not on the street), breakfast was very tasty . The negative things is the A/C can ruin your night because Europe is hot in August ! and I felt that depending on the person who is doing your room it can be clean or not that much.. the shower was ..hummm... but again maybe if I have told the receptionnist they would have cleaned it...

Room Tip: Check for A/C ask for no-smoking room
See more room tips
  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank Crista20
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Munich hotels
0.0 mi away
Hotel Buddy
Hotel Buddy
#68 of 391 in Munich
4.0 of 5 bubbles 159 reviews
0.3 mi away
Hotel Mercure Muenchen Altstadt
0.1 mi away
Hotel Wallis
Hotel Wallis
#207 of 391 in Munich
3.5 of 5 bubbles 375 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.5 mi away
Hotel Blauer Bock
Hotel Blauer Bock
#18 of 391 in Munich
4.5 of 5 bubbles 713 reviews
0.2 mi away
Hotel Meier City Munich
Hotel Meier City Munich
#147 of 391 in Munich
4.0 of 5 bubbles 218 reviews
0.3 mi away
Germania Hotel
Germania Hotel
#162 of 391 in Munich
3.5 of 5 bubbles 608 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Hotel Daniel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Hotel Daniel

Property: Hotel Daniel
Address: Sonnenstr. 5, 80331, Munich, Bavaria, Germany
Location: Germany > Bavaria > Upper Bavaria > Munich
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #212 of 391 Hotels in Munich
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Daniel 3*
Number of rooms: 81
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This 3-star hotel is steps from the Karlsplatz (Stachus) square in central Munich, a 6-minute walk from Munich Main Station. It offers large rooms and a daily breakfast buffet. All rooms at the Hotel Daniel include satellite TV, internet via cable and a private bathroom. Wi-Fi is available in all parts of the hotel for a fee. Hotel Daniel is near the Old Town and the shopping streets in Munich's pedestrian area. The Marienplatz town hall square is a 10-minute walk away. The Karlsplatz (Stachus) S-Bahn (city rail) and underground stations are a 2-minute walk from the Hotel Daniel. This provides fast links to Munich Airport and Munich's Neue Messe exhibition centre. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Hotels.com, Priceline, Expedia, HotelTravel.com, HotelsforEveryone, Travelocity, Agoda and Odigeo so you can book your Hotel Daniel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Daniel Hotel Munich

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing