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Language: German | Currency: Euros (€) | Local time: UTC | Avg. Flight time: 2.0 hrs
Munich’s Altstadt (Old City) is one of Europe’s great medieval charmers, from its merry, punctual Glockenspiel right down to its cobbled streets. This is a place of historic squares, legendary beer halls and expensive restaurants, and is also where you will find many of the city’s top museums: the Residenzmuseum, Kunsthalle München, Stadtmuseum and the quaint Valentin Karistadt.
Not large by any means, the Altstadt district still manages to fit in several of Munich’s best city-centre hotels. If you’re deep of pocket and want heritage alongside bags of charm, this is the neighbourhood for you.
The elegant, untouristy side of central Munich is Lehel, a charming pocket of uncrowded calm.
Archaeological collections and folk museums rub shoulders with embassies and Art-Nouveau villas here, but Altstadt’s big-hitter sights are just minutes away and it’s a quick hop over to Isarvostadt for a night of fun.
Lehel has a good assortment of aparthotels, boutique hotels and, for the cheapest Munich accommodation option, hostels.
If it’s new, interesting, happening or about to happen, it’s probably in Isarvorstadt.
This city-centre district is packed with perpetual performance, where you’re as likely to find the Munich Philharmonic tuning up in the Gasteig concert hall, as you are to catch a gig at a swimming pool.
Bars, restaurants, cafés and clubs jostle for pole position here, and an evening at the opera is as easy to do as a night on the town. You won’t find Munich’s cheapest hotels, but there are relatively affordable places to stay with heaps of character.
Cooler than Altstadt but no less cultured, Schwabing is home to the Kunstareal Museum Quarter and the enormous Odeonsplatz. The lifestyle here is laidback, and locals outnumber tourists; it’s a good district for funky cafés, rising-star restaurants and interesting shops.
The English Garden is a large and calming influence. If you want escapism and cheap Munich hotels within sight of immense green grandeur, stay here.
Lovely, leafy Laim buzzes with Baroque splendour and beer festivals. The glorious Nymphenburg Palace and some of the city’s prettiest houses are here.
It’s also the district for Hirschgarten, Bavaria’s largest beer garden and the siren call for many on a summer night. Laim is also as close as can be to Theresienwiese, the site of Oktoberfest. If you want full immersion in the tents, funfairs and oompah bands in autumn, this is where to book a hotel – just make sure you do so well in advance.