A few tips on finding the best room for your budget
NEED A BED? There's no need to sleep at Munich Train Station (like these
girls who were part of a Deutsche Bahn promotion of overnight trains).
See below for accommodation Munich options.
You can cut costs by staying outside Munich during Oktoberfest. Though you'll have to pay a bit extra to commute in and out you'll end up saving a bunch on "festival surcharges" heaped on by the Munich hotels.
Smaller cities less than an hour away from central Munich by train include Augsburg, Landsberg and Freising. It's even possible to do Oktoberfest as a day-trip from Salzburg in Austria, it's about two hours away by train.
A list of the the top
10 hotels in Munich as chosen by the millions of travellers who use TripAdvisor.com . (Find out what they are here)
Munich caters well for visitors who like a little luxury. Here are listings of recommended four and five-star Munich hotels as well as links to in-depth reviews I've done.
(For more info go to: Luxury Munich hotels)
What if I told you I knew a place you could stay for free, where you can not only make new friends but get a lot closer to the "real" Munich than you ever could by staying in a fancy hotel?
Interested? Then read on, Couch Surfing could be just what you're looking for.
(For more info go to: CouchSurfing in Munich)
Camping is another econmical means to visit Munich, and this way
you get to enjoy the city's green spaces at the same time.
Some sites don't require you to bring a tent (they have their own for rent) and there is even a special site set up just for Oktoberfest.
Most also have space for caravans and campervans.
(For more info go to: Camping in Munich)
If you're coming to Munich just for the Oktoberfest you'll have to pay a premium on room prices - no exceptions. Luckily this Oktoberfest bed finder can help you find the best-value place to stay. Don't believe me? Just give it a try and compare!
(For more info go to: Oktoberfest beds)
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