The time is fast approaching when people around the world once again flock to Munich to partake in a celebration filled with rollercoaster rides, exquisite meals, Bavarian brass band music and, of course, beer.
Locals, visitors, and celebrities alike come together every year to get a taste of the fresh beverages, roast pork and potato dumplings on offer at the “Wiesn.”
Even when the official beer tents are filled to maximum capacity, the party continues at the world famous Hofbrauhaus where you can experience what it truly means to eat, drink, and be merry.
If the 2009 Oktoberfest is on your must-do list this year, here are some of the best places to stay near the “Wiesn”:
Hotels in Munich for Oktoberfest 2009:
Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Kempinski
Found on one of the world’s greatest boulevards, the Maximilian Strasse, the Hotel Jahreszeiten Kempinski Munich is in a really great location for guests coming to Munich to celebrate Oktoberfest this year.
Built for King Maximilian II, this stunning hotel is close to galleries, theatres, the State Opera House and great shopping!
Choose from 303 luxurious rooms and 65 suites, and enjoy Hotel Jaheszeiten Kempinski Munich’s traditional charm and intimacy. We really love the warm colour combinations of gold and red and the warmth of the lobby.
When you book this hotel through Kiwi Collection, you can take advantage of our special relationship with them and will receive a complimentary upgrade (when available) and complimentary breakfast during your stay.
The Charles Hotel:
Located in the heart of Munich near the botanical garden, The Hotel Charles offers elegant comforts, unique designs, and personalized service.
Love of detail and unparalleled standards is what makes this luxury hotel in Munich a favorite for many visiting the cosmopolitan hub for business or for leisure.
Stay at this gorgeous hotel if you want to be in the center of all of the action at this year’s Oktoberfest!
The Bayerischer Hof is a world of its own. Upon entering this palatial building, you feel like walking into a luxurious oasis filled with historical mysteries. Since 1841, this luxury hotel in Bavaria has played host to royalty and some of the most renowned stars of all time; Micheal Jackson reportedly stayed in one of Bayerishcer Hof’s most exclusive rooms.
Conveniently situated within walking distance to all the main sights and attraction downtown Munich, this luxury hotel in Germany is a haven that satisfies the most exacting standards.
Mandarin Oriental, Munich:
Tucked away on a side street in the historical center, the Mandarin Oriental, Munich exudes quiet luxury and renaissance charm.
Each room harbors hand-made furnishings and plenty of helpful staff on hand to ensure a comfortable and delightful stay.
With only 23 days left until the 176th Oktoberfest begins with a knock on the barrel and a loud “O’zapft is!”, book your hotel now to ensure you will be living in supreme comfort close to where the party is at.
Don’t forget to bring your Drindle or Lederhosen and to learn some Bavarian essentials:
Grasdi—Hello, Good day
A Mass—1 Liter of Bier
Ein Helles—a lager
Ein Dunkles—a dark beer
Ein Halbes—half a beer
A Brezn—1 Pretzel
An Guadn!—Enjoy your meal!
Host mi?—Did you understand me?
Dangschee—Thank you very much
Servus / Pfiat di —Goodbye