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Expert reviews of cheap hotels in Munich

Who are we? EuroCheapo is a guide to the best affordable hotels in Munich and throughout Europe. Our editors show up unannounced at hotels, inspect the rooms, and recommend only those that are central, clean and cheap.

Munich is a reasonably affordable city when it comes to hotels—granted that you don’t show up in town during Oktoberfest. Even then, we have some suggestions for small, independent hotels and B&Bs that won’t ruin your party.

Getting started: Ready to dive into the Munich hotel hunt? Head straight for our reviews of recommended hotels. For more information about the different parts of town, read through our neighborhood overview. And be sure to read the articles listed below for additional tips on keeping it cheap in Munich.

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Our top 16 reviewed hotels in Munich

Editor's Picks Name Price User rating

Editor's Pick
Pension Lindner, Munich

On a tiny street in the center of Munich's gorgeous old town is Pension Lindner, one of the least expensive and most reliable city-center pensions in Munich.

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$84

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Creatif Hotel Elephant Munich, Munich

The witty architect who designed the Creatif Hotel Elephant picked the name because of his fondness for all things pachyderm.

7.7 Guest Rating

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$72

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Editor's Pick
Pension Haydn, Munich

Pension Haydn offers 15 rooms in an apartment building on a quiet, leafy side street near the restaurants, cafes, and tourist attractions clustered around Sendlinger Tor.

7.7 Guest Rating

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$66

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Editor's Pick
Ibis Munchen City, Munich

The 202-room Ibis München City promises a surprised-free and comfortable stay.

7.8 Guest Rating

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$106

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Editor's Pick
CVJM/YMCA Muenchen, Munich

Munich’s CVJM/YMCA is a good pick for Cheapos who want a hostel without the party scene. Rooms are bare-bones basic, but the rates and the central location are hard to beat.

8.4 Guest Rating

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$33

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Editor's Pick
Astor, Munich

The four-star Hotel Astor, located in a colorful area south of Central Station, has nowhere to run from the sex shops and strip bars in this part of town.

8.0 Guest Rating

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$125

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Editor's Pick
Meininger City Hostel & Hotel Munchen, Munich

The Meininger, just a ten-minute walk from Central Station and the Oktoberfest fairgrounds, offers fresh and simple dorms and private rooms at decent rates.

7.8 Guest Rating

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$81

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Pension Locarno, Munich

It's all about location at the simple and friendly 20-room Pension Locarno.

7.9 Guest Rating

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$74

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Editor's Pick
Gästehaus Englischer Garten, Munich

Located inside the English Gardens (Munich's largest park), where birds sing and water streams, the Hotel Gästehaus Englischer Garten seems plucked from a German fairytale.

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$98

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Editor's Pick
Jedermann, Munich

Located near the Oktoberfest grounds and a ten-minute walk from Central Station, Hotel Jedermann is a popular and friendly pick.

7.7 Guest Rating

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$64

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Editor's Pick
Monaco, Munich

The two-star Hotel Monaco, located south of Central Station, offers reasonably priced rooms with a bed and breakfast charm that sometimes veers into kitsch.

8.1 Guest Rating

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$72

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Editor's Pick
Cosmopolitan Hotel, Munich

Located in the thick of Munich's café and boutique culture, the 71-room Hotel Cosmopolitan offers bang-for-your-buck rooms a stone’s throw from the English Gardens.

7.9 Guest Rating

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$138

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Editor's Pick
Amba, Munich

A hop away from Central Station, the three-star Amba is an obvious pick for its convenient location and three-star amenities.

7.6 Guest Rating

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$142

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Editor's Pick
Mirabell, Munich

With 68 rooms, a Central Station locale, and a bubbly staff, the three-star Hotel Mirabell is a cheap and cheerful pick in the middle of Munich.

8.4 Guest Rating

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$108

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Editor's Pick
Uhland, Munich

Hotel Uhland is a four-star, family-run hotel housed in a fabulously grand mansion.

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$106

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Editor's Pick
Bavaria, Munich

Tucked away on an old side street southwest of the center, the three-star Bavaria is a family-run hotel with modern décor.

8.9 Guest Rating

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$144

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