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List of Higher End Munich Hotels in Alphabetical Order
  • Bayerischer Hof
  • Kempinski Vier Jahreszeiten
  • Mandarin Oriental
  • Sofitel Bayerpost
  • The Charles Hotel

but I, RichardInSF (not speaking as mod), think it's pretty darn clear that the MO and Charles are a step above the other three.
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Old Mar 11, 18, 4:42 pm
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Not luxury!
exactly right
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Hey there, LTNS! I have had decent luck with the concierge at the Charles -- but not with tickets or reservations. They handled some shipping and customs issues well for me on two different occasions. Maybe that's transferable to what you need, maybe not.
Thanks, Richard, and yes, it HAS been a long time.
i don't think being a good or great concierge on other issues necessarily translates to this; for example, a number of years ago the concierge team at the George V, which had been excellent with other things, failed to get me a ticket to a sold-out gala performance at the Opera. So I'd like to find a concierge with a good track record on this, or a hotel with a relationship with the theatre.

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Anyone stay at any of the SPG or Marriott hotels? Any preferences?
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Old Jun 9, 18, 11:23 pm
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Originally Posted by MarkP24 View Post
Anyone stay at any of the SPG or Marriott hotels? Any preferences?
Check the SPG or Marriott forums. They are not luxury hotels so shouldn’t be discussed here. They’re all ‘meh’.
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Check the SPG or Marriott forums. They are not luxury hotels so shouldn’t be discussed here. They’re all ‘meh’.
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So based on the above recommendations, it seems that The Charles hotel is a real winner, and I found a decent AMEX FHR rate. Can anyone confirm if spa access is included with the hotel? Also, anything else worth noting?
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I personally prefer the MO and the renovated rooms in the VJ over the Charles, not least because of the location.
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So based on the above recommendations, it seems that The Charles hotel is a real winner, and I found a decent AMEX FHR rate. Can anyone confirm if spa access is included with the hotel? Also, anything else worth noting?
SPA is of course included.
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Bayerischer Hof

Yesterday we had drinks and food afternoon on the "Roof terrace", 6th floor. Very popular, need to wait a bit, nice view, nice staff, mixed food choices incl. Asian style, cocktails and champagne. We liked it very much, first time there (We go to MO "The Terrace" usually, which is also nice).

Here are the Restaurants and Bars choices:

Restaurants and Bars
http://www.bayerischerhof.de/en/fun-...ants-bars.html

Incl. a 3* Michelin Restaurant, Trader Vics, a jazz club, The "Blue Bar" (probably the nicest in Munich), and many more choices. They have a Cinema with F&B service and selected movies also.

I have not stayed there (live not far away), so can not tell anything about the rooms, these here look nice:

Rooms and Suites
http://www.bayerischerhof.de/en/home...ms-suites.html

The location is top. "Promenadeplatz" square is most central but more quiet, one side you enter the pedestrian zone, 5-10 mins. by foot to Marienplatz, many restaurants and shopping around.

Bayerischer Hof has highest reputation among locals. The hotel hosts the yearly "Security Conference".

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SPA is of course included.
Thank you!
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Bayerischer Hof

Yesterday we had drinks and food afternoon on the "Roof terrace", 6th floor. Very popular, need to wait a bit, nice view, nice staff, mixed food choices incl. Asian style, cocktails and champagne. We liked it very much, first time there (We go to MO "The Terrace" usually, which is also nice).

Here are the Restaurants and Bars choices:

Restaurants and Bars
http://www.bayerischerhof.de/en/fun-...ants-bars.html

Incl. a 3* Michelin Restaurant, Trader Vics, a jazz club, The "Blue Bar" (probably the nicest in Munich), and many more choices. They have a Cinema with F&B service and selected movies also.

I have not stayed there (live not far away), so can not tell anything about the rooms, these here look nice:

Rooms and Suites
http://www.bayerischerhof.de/en/home...ms-suites.html

The location is top. "Promenadeplatz" square is most central but more quiet, one side you enter the pedestrian zone, 5-10 mins. by foot to Marienplatz, many restaurants and shopping around.

Bayerischer Hof has highest reputation among locals. The hotel hosts the yearly "Security Conference".
The attitude they get away with though ... no thank you, I’ll gladly pass.

Their idea of hospitality is not mine, probably because they are trying to get the local market. Internationally this hotel is unheard of.
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The attitude they get away with though ... no thank you, I’ll gladly pass.

Their idea of hospitality is not mine, probably because they are trying to get the local market. Internationally this hotel is unheard of.
For a long time it was well known as favourit hotel of the German "Halbwelt". Hosted box-trainings etc.
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Internationally this hotel is unheard of.
Nonsense.
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Thanks! Think will book the Mandarin room as it seems to be the best value. Nicest room seems to be Tower Suite but for a Business Trip I dont pay 2500 per night.
Good call. We stayed in the Tower Corner Suite and regretted it. The room was dark, had no storage but some free standing cubbies, mold in the shower, only one
sink in a large bathroom and the most perplexing, annoying lighting system ever....the only way to work one of the lights was to open a bedside table, which seemed to trigger one of the lights.

There were two steps down to the living area which were dangerous at night and most of the living area was just empty space. The TV remote in the Living Area triggered the TV in the bedroom area. The promised 180 degree view was really only 90 degrees, unless we wanted to climb over the headboard of the bed
to open the curtains behind it. Only one elevator was working during our stay, which was a nuisance at times; the loveliest staff but lots of glitches in service.

All that said, we might stay there again because of the location, but Munich could really use a strong new entry as the product here is not up to the price point. I took some photos, which I can post shortly if anyone is interested.
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Good call. We stayed in the Tower Corner Suite and regretted it. The room was dark, had no storage but some free standing cubbies, mold in the shower, only one
sink in a large bathroom and the most perplexing, annoying lighting system ever....the only way to work one of the lights was to open a bedside table, which seemed to trigger one of the lights.

There were two steps down to the living area which were dangerous at night and most of the living area was just empty space. The TV remote in the Living Area triggered the TV in the bedroom area. The promised 180 degree view was really only 90 degrees, unless we wanted to climb over the headboard of the bed
to open the curtains behind it. Only one elevator was working during our stay, which was a nuisance at times; the loveliest staff but lots of glitches in service.

All that said, we might stay there again because of the location, but Munich could really use a strong new entry as the product here is not up to the price point. I took some photos, which I can post shortly if anyone is interested.
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