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Bayerischer Hof

Bayerischer Hof

Hotel Bayerischer Hof is a legendary hotel in Munich that was originally conceived by King Ludwig I. It was built in 1841 and is well known as being the home of the Munich Security Conference. Friedrich von Gartner designed the plans, and the hotel was constructed on behalf of Joseph Anton von Maffei.

Some of the past famous guests include Sigmund Freud, the Austrian neurologist, and Empress Elisabeth of Austria. Others who have visited the hotel more recently include actors Woody Allen and Nicholas Cage.

Guests can enjoy the Blue Spa with the scenic Munich view created by Andrée Putman. It is famous for its barbecues in summer and ice bars in the winter. Besides, Axel Vervoordt designed the Cinema Lounge, which boasts a nightclub with live Jazz, six bars, five restaurants, and a theatre. 

The Cinema Lounge is so extravagant that heads-of-state and celebrities from around the world come to enjoy it. The Bayerischer Hof hotel is home to the newer restaurants, Garden and restaurant Atelier, both designed by Axel Vervoordt.


More than 585 people work within the Bayerischer Hof hotel, of which 100 are apprentices. The same family has owned the business since 1897. 

Rooms and Suites

The guest rooms are all designed by famous architects and are available in various styles. Visitors can enjoy open fireplaces, terraces, and breathtaking views. There is also access to a private spa if they stay in one of the top-floor suites. Moreover, according to rankings of numerous other hotels in Europe, the Bayerischer Hof was voted among the best grand hotels. 

This luxury hotel in Europe features 337 rooms. These include double rooms, marble bathrooms, and 74 suites, all unique with a different style. Additionally, the Panorama Floor and historic Palais Montgelas are spacious with 313 non-smoking rooms and suites. There are also three rooms with disabled amenities and WLAN/LAN high-speed internet access.

A Samsung flat-screen TV with a wireless keyboard is standard in every room. It features more than 380 channels, 200 feature films, news, and information services.


Luxury hotels boast luxury cuisine, and the Bayerischer Hof hotel is no exception. The hotel has five different restaurants for guests to choose from. The most popular of these is the Atelier, where you will find Chef Jan Hartwig.

Chef Jan Hartwig has been awarded 18 Gault Millau points, 10+ pans from Gusto, five F from Feinschmecker, and three stars in the Michelin Guide on two occasions. Moreover, he is the head chef for the restaurants. The hotel also boasts some of the best Haute cuisines around - a piece of art on a plate.

The exceptional Belgian interior designer and art dealer Axel Vervoordt created the dining rooms. The luxurious yet, simple design spreads an artistic flair with a unique, intimate atmosphere. The Silent Garden hides behind a mobile wall designed by Dirk Vander Eecken and features maple trees on a small terrace and a cozy Prive. 

Atelier with Silent Garden

This fantastic restaurant received 3 Michelin stars and boasted the highest level of seasonal creations. Featuring a garden with a summer terrace, a classic menu with brasserie dishes served stylishly. Home to the high-quality lounge, the Blue Spa offers a conservatory and patio for guests to enjoy. 

With barbecue available on the rooftop terrace and a scenic view of Munich. There is the historic cellar vault, Palais Keller, with its very own bakery and some Bavarian specialties to taste. 

The roof garden features a roof garden lounge with a sun patio for guests to enjoy on a sunny day. A Champagne breakfast buffet and a la carte breakfast lounge are available for the hotel's guests. At Trader Vic's, one can indulge in Polynesian specialties made in a beech wood oven, all original recipes.

There are live concerts, a boulevard theater, an in-home cinema, and exclusive events to choose from, keeping them happy during their entire stay for the guest's entertainment. 

Wellness in the Blue Spa

As you would expect, guests can enjoy a spa day with a wellness retreat over 1,300 square meters covering four floors. Besides, there is a pool (6.5m x 14.5m) with a glass roof that you can open, weather permitting. The Munich skyline's panoramic views from the rooftop, where you can lay in luxury and relax, or if they prefer, they can lay out in the solarium or on the sun terrace. 

Saunas, steam rooms, and a gym are available for the guests to use at their convenience. Guests can enjoy a day of luxury with numerous treatments and massages available to choose from. The hotel also features a high-quality beauty center and an in-house hair salon to keep guests looking as magnificent as they feel. 


The hotel is a part of the Leading Hotels of the World, alongside the best in the world like The Bellagio in the United States, La Posta Vecchia Hotel in Italy, and The Ritz Hotel in England. It won the Best Bar in the Germany award for the Gault Millau and the Best Business Hotel Munich in 2005. 


The Bayerischer Hof Hotel is located within walking distance of Munich's old town area, with the most sought-after attractions being only a short walk away. Frauenkirche, the Church of Our Lady, the famous Lutheran church, is a mere two minutes away from the hotel.

The church was once Catholic, but during the Reformation became Protestant. If you go 2.5 km on Blumenstrate, you will find Viktualienmarkt, the popular farmers market known for exotic fruits, game, poultry, fish, cheese, juices, and freshly cut flowers. 

If you head to the market after 9 am, you can enjoy a beer at the Biergarten. Heading east for 8 minutes, you will come across the Hofgarten Court Garden, which was built in 1613 by the Bavarian Maximilian Elector in an Italian Renaissance garden style. 

In the center of the Hofgarten, you will find the pavilion built for the goddess Diana. There are numerous museums, ancient buildings, and even the opera to enjoy on top of all these attractions - a perfect place for a family getaway.

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Why we love this hotel

  • Ideally located in Munich's old town, the Bayerischer Hof is a legendary hotel in Munich that was originally conceived by King Ludwig I.

  • The Atelier with Silent Garden has been awarded 3 Michelin stars, for its seasonal creations at the highest level.

  • Wellness in the Blue Spa retreat is set on 1,300 sqm over four floors with a panoramic view over the rooftops of Munich.

Rooms and Suites at Bayerischer Hof

From 295 USD

Standard Room ( 30m2 )

The standard double rooms are individually designed and boast the full range of amenities. The rooms come with a king-sized bed, a desk and a seating...

From 4,056 USD

Panorama 2 Bedroom Suite ( 100m2 - 130m2 )

Welcome to life high above the city’s rooftops. This two-bedroom suite in a penthouse style boasts the finest materials, such as mahogany, marble from...

From 386 USD

Deluxe Room ( 45m2 )

Double Room Deluxe in the Axel Vervoordt style - The “south and north wing” on the seventh floor: Discover the newly designed Deluxe double rooms on t...

From 969 USD

Deluxe Junior Suite ( 45m2 - 55m2 )

Junior Suite Deluxe in the Axel Vervoordt style - The “south and north wing” on the seventh floor: Discover the newly designed Deluxe junior suites on...

From 341 USD

Superior Room ( 35m2 )

The superior double rooms are individually designed and boast the full range of amenities. The rooms come with a king-sized bed, a desk and a seating...

From 714 USD

Standard Junior Suite ( 40m2 - 45m2 )

The standard junior suites are individually designed and boast the full range of amenities. The suites come with a king-sized or twin bed. The separat...

From 5,085 USD

Panoramic Suite ( 100m2 - 130m2 )

Welcome over the rooftops of Munich: With its private hideaway of spacious suites and exclusive rooms, the Panorama Floor has been especially created...

From 3,572 USD

Deluxe Suite ( 80m2 - 120m2 )

Sample understated luxury in the style of famous architect Siegward Graf Pilati. The modern yet elegant suites – which feature subtle tones such as pe...

From 400 USD

Deluxe Single Rooms ( 25m2 - 30m2 )

The deluxe single rooms are individually designed and boast the full range of amenities. The rooms come with a queen-sized bed, a desk and a seating a...

From 2,518 USD

Standard Suite ( 60m2 - 100m2 )

This suite, which is complete with valuable antiquities, exquisite fabrics and choice materials selected. Here, you are surrounded by sophisticated lu...

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