Occasionally the mood strikes when planning a trip and you want to do things differently. That sometimes means finding places to stay with character. And, if you’re looking for small boutique hotels in Munich with some character, you’re in luck. Because there are plenty to choose from!
However, if you’ve started seeking out the most unique Munich design hotel, we probably don’t have to tell you—it’s not exactly easy to find. After all, you can’t really get a feel for the vibe and décor through hotel listings. And you don’t know who’s playing imposter and who’s the real deal.
Simply put: the map feature on booking sites can start feeling like an insoluble game of Where’s Waldo. Which gets old. And fast. But that’s where we come in! We’ve scoured the Internet so you don’t have to and used our most trusted insider sources.
All you need to find the perfect boutique hotel in Munich is some insider information, a little perseverance, and a willingness to think outside the box. So, without further ado, here are the best Munich boutique hotels!
The Best Boutique Hotels in Munich City Center
Looking for charming, small hotels in Munich city center with a true, unique identity? We’ve got you covered with the most original properties right in the heart of all the action the city has to offer!
Hotel Metropol by Maier Privathotels
Perfect for: Particularly those in town for Oktoberfest, but generally, those who want a quieter location with a nice interior design that’s still in the city center.
A breakfast buffet reviewers rave about and a 24-hour bar are just the tip of the iceberg. Only 8 minutes walking from the Oktoberfest grounds, this is ideal for those in town on a mission. And, even better, should you want to intersperse some culture in between beers, just use their tour desk.
Should you be attracted to interior design, this is the property for you—guests rave about it, and also the cleanliness of their rooms. And, if you want to wake up like a local, the traditional weißwurst and pretzel is recommended. Make sure you wash it down with a Hefe Weizen and never eat it after noon.
25hours Hotel The Royal Bavarian
Perfect for: Those looking for unique boutique hotels in Munich with great amenities, an unforgettable interior design, and easily accessible excursions.
With a sumptuous continental breakfast buffet, sauna, and fitness center, this property has all the amenities you could want and then some. Whether you want to rent a bike or a car, or even schedule a tour to take in the city, you can do it all. Best of all, you’ll return to these impeccably designed rooms, with ample space for living, relaxing, and working.
Unique in every sense of the word, guests exalt this “very fun hotel with [a] great vibe.” With typewriters decorating the rooms, the “inspiring interior” of this property is a great place to relax, recharge, have some fun, and get some work done!
BEYOND by Geisel
Perfect for: Solo travelers who enjoy a modern design and waking up to breathtaking views; the kitchen, dining, and living space are great ways to meet other travelers!
Here, you’ll wake up to awing vantages unlike any other that will supply you with a perspective of the city as unique as the aesthetic of this design hotel. With an on-site bar and breathtaking panoramic views, this is the perfect way to take it all in.
Particularly great for solo-travelers, its open living room, common kitchen and dining area, as well as complimentary breakfast and drinks, will put you in position to make plenty of friends along the way. Contemporary, clean, and with great service, this is truly the perfect hotel for those on the road alone who still want to indulge.
Boutique Hotel Splendid-Dollmann
Perfect for: Couples who are looking for a romantic atmosphere in a uniquely designed historical building and a quiet location.
Old souls will love staying in this elegant 19th-century town house, especially on account of its classical and whimsical design. With a quiet location, terrace, garden, and an imaginative aesthetic, this property is particularly great for couples. And, better yet, the rooms are deceptively large, which is rarely (if ever) a bad thing.
Reviewers rave about the “varied” and “delicious” breakfast, as well as a staff committed to going above and beyond to make your stay as memorable as possible. And, for the bookworms out there, you can even check out books to read when your phone’s screen has no more entertainment left to offer.
Hotel MIO by AMANO
Perfect for: Solo travellers looking for a cozy and modern design, as well as a lively social scene to meet people.
Among the best boutique hotels near Marienplatz, Munich, this beautifully designed hotel boasts a delicious breakfast buffet and bar. Its modern, cozy aesthetic, fun crowd and live music truly make it ideal for solo travellers. And, should you be driving, there is even a parking area close by.
With a “super central” location, one reviewer even described walking through the front door of this property “like walking through the Pearly Gates.” If that doesn’t sell you on this one, I don’t know what will.
Other Boutique Hotels in Munich
Looking for cool hotels in Munich that are removed from the chaos of the city center? We’ve got you covered with the most unique options that are sure to put a buffer between you and all the hustle and bustle!
Perfect for: Solo travellers and younger couples in particular looking for a nice, quiet place to stay that offers Shisha, delicious breakfast, and space aplenty to get some sun.
Family run, at this property you’ll get all the comfort of staying with your most cherished loved ones while retaining all those amenities that make staying at a hotel so much better. It’s truly the best of both worlds. With a beautiful terrace and country design, the breakfast buffet, homemade jams, and Arabic specialties will have you glued to the table.
And, should you feel inclined, they invite you to smoke Shisha in the conservatory or garden. Whether you want to barbecue or sit on a balcony, this property is the perfect place to take a load off. Plus, the staff seems to leave every reviewer gushing about the service.
Design Hotel Stadt Rosenheim
Perfect for: Families looking for a good deal and a healthy breakfast with rooms equipped with docking stations, as well as a quiet, peaceful neighborhood.
Another family-run option, this property’s spacious rooms, free soft drinks at reception, iPod, iPhone, iPad docking stations in each room, and healthy breakfast buffet all make it ideal for, well, families. Those interested in history will love the historic building it’s situated in, and the interior design is simple and inviting.
Truly a place with more bang for your buck, water and non-alcoholic beverages (and even beer) are “freely available in reception” through a staff that “couldn’t [be] more welcoming and helpful.” And, to top it all off, the quiet location and supremely comfortable beds will ensure you get every wink of beauty sleep you need!
Perfect for: Families looking for a place to enjoy a romantic, spa getaway that offers plenty of fun distractions for their kids.
Beautifully designed, you’ll feel like you’re staying in a palatial cabin resort in this beautiful property. With a beautiful garden view, spa treatments, a terrace, a large gym, and even tennis courts at your disposal, this is truly a place to recharge your batteries. And their delicious continental breakfast is practically venerated by guests.
Private parking makes it ideal for drivers, and the general atmosphere makes it a perfect romantic, spa holiday destination for couples, especially those with families on account of the board games, puzzles, DVDs, music, and TV channels to distract the kids. This property truly has everything, whether you’re looking to relax or even work.
Perfect for: Couples looking for a spacious, bed-and-breakfast style getaway, as well as a cultural experience.
Those looking for a bed-and-breakfast styled boutique, rejoice! Because this is the prime destination for all your Munich romance! Modern and Bavarian styled, you’ll still get a feeling for the local culture and a beautiful view. Plus, iPads furnish the rooms and provide city information, weather, hotel services, and more to optimize your experience!
Rustic in style, this location offers traditional beers and Bavarian cuisine, so if you’re interested in experiencing the culinary culture of the region, this is for you. The spacious rooms pale comparison to the extra long beds, which is definitely a draw for some.
Jugend- und Familienhotel Augustin
Perfect for: Solo travelers going to Oktoberfest or families looking for a modern, simple design and plenty of on-site amenities to keep them content and relaxed.
Truly a one-of-a-kind design, this hotel is a stone’s throw away from the Oktoberfest grounds and boasts a beautiful city view nestled in a quiet street. Particularly great for solo travelers, the delicious breakfast is sure to supply you with some verve while the simple, modernistic rooms are sure to help you to unwind at the day’s end.
However, reviewers have noted that it’s great for families with its picnic area, garden, kids’ meals, indoor play areas, games, puzzles, and even DVDs and music for kids. But don’t worry—the elegant on-site bar will be more than serviceable when it’s time for the grown-ups to have their fun.
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