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Featured Hostels in Munich

a&o München Laim
2 out of 5
Landsberger Strasse 338, Munich, BY
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The price is $46 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7

Located in Laim, this hostel is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Hirsch Garden (Hirschgarten) and within 3 mi (5 km) of Theresienwiese and Nymphenburg Palace. Klinikum Grosshadern ...

3.5/5Good! (352 reviews)

"close to the train station, can walk to the Laim Bahnhof without difficulties"…"

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2020

a&o München Laim
PM-Rooms
2 out of 5
Elsenheimerstraße 15, Munich
The price is $60 per night from Jan 1 to Jan 2

Located in Laim, this hostel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Hirsch Garden (Hirschgarten), Theresienwiese, and Nymphenburg Palace. Marienplatz and Viktualienmarkt are ...

4.3/5Excellent! (4 reviews)

"Amazing. If I ever travel back to Munich, this will be my first choice"…"

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2019

PM-Rooms
Haus International Hostel
2 out of 5
Elisabethstrasse 87, Munich, BY
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $48 per night from Dec 10 to Dec 11

Located in Schwabing, this hostel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Lowenbrau, Olympic Park, and Olympic Stadium. BMW World and Technical University of Munich are also ...

3.4/5 (559 reviews)
Just what we needed

"Great place to stay good location and good amenities. Would stay here again!"…"

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2020

Haus International Hostel
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A&O München Hauptbahnhof
2 out of 5
Bayerstrasse 75, Munich, BY
Free Cancellation
The price is $42 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7

Located in Munich City Centre, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of St. Paul's Church, Theresienwiese, and Karlsplatz - Stachus. Marienplatz and Viktualienmarkt ...

3.4/5Good! (581 reviews)

"Our rooms was not clean beds was not made up. Will not recommend it for family at all"…"

Reviewed on Dec 17, 2019

A&O München Hauptbahnhof
The 4 You Hostel & Hotel
2 out of 5
Hirtenstrasse 18, Munich, BY
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $48 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7

Located in Munich City Centre, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Augustiner Keller and Karlsplatz - Stachus. Theresienwiese and Marienplatz are also ...

3.6/5Good! (978 reviews)

"it was very good"…"

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2020

The 4 You Hostel & Hotel
Jaeger's Munich
2 out of 5
Senefelderstraße 3, Munich
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Located in Munich City Centre, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of German Theater and Karlsplatz - Stachus. Theresienwiese and Marienplatz are also within ...

3.7/5Good! (119 reviews)
Unexpected but nice!

"Jaeger’s is currently closed and unfortunately I didn’t find this out u til after I went to the property, however, it wasn’t difficult to walk around the corner to where they moved my reservation. This hotel was equally comfortable from the description. Room was pretty basic but nice. I was a little ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2020

Jaeger's Munich
wombat's CITY HOSTEL - Munich
2 out of 5
Senefelderstraße 1, Munich
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Located in Munich City Centre, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of German Theater and Karlsplatz - Stachus. Marienplatz and Theresienwiese are also within ...

4.3/5Excellent! (323 reviews)

"We had a nice stay at Wombats Munich. Would be a pleasure to come back in the future."…"

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2020

wombat's CITY HOSTEL - Munich
Smart Stay Hostel Munich City
1.5 out of 5
Mozartstrasse 4, Munich, BY
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Located in Munich City Centre, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Theresienwiese and Sendlinger Tor. Viktualienmarkt and Marienplatz are also within 1 ...

3.3/5 (639 reviews)

"The woman at the front desk went of her way to be pleasant and accommodating."…"

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2019

Smart Stay Hostel Munich City
AB Pension
2 out of 5
Kirschstrasse 16, Munich
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Located in Allach-Untermenzing, this hostel is 2.6 mi (4.1 km) from Botanical Garden Munich-Nymphenburg and 3 mi (4.8 km) from Nymphenburg Palace. Pasing Arcaden ...

1/5 (1 review)

"Il peggior hotel del mondo! Sporcizia ovunque, bagni e servizi inutilizzabili. Nessuno del personale in hotel, neanche al momento del check out. Da evitare come la peste."…"

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2019

AB Pension
Hotel Freisinger Hof
4 out of 5
Oberföhringer Str. 191, Munich, BY
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Located in Bogenhausen, this spa hostel is 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Englischer Garden and 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from English Garden. Zenith The Cultural Hall and Munich ...

Hotel Freisinger Hof
Pension Margit
3 out of 5
HERMANN-LINGG, 1, Munich, Bavaria
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Located in Munich City Centre, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of St. Paul's Church and Theresienwiese. Marienplatz and Karlsplatz - Stachus are also ...

Pension Margit
Euro Youth Hotel
2 out of 5
Senefelderstraße 5, Munich
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $44 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7

Located in Munich City Centre, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Bavarian State Library and Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich. English Garden and ...

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Hotel Nymphenburg City

Hotel Nymphenburg City

3 out of 5
Nymphenburger Str. 141, Munich, BY
The price is $59 per night from Jan 1 to Jan 2
4.1/5Very Good! (652 reviews)

"Very good breakfast, available from early morning, with being served individually. There are also a few tables to sit out in the green space where one enters the hotel with a 24 hrs reception. Water in glass bottles in a fridge is free for everyone. All the staff is very friendly and very helpful. ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2020

Hotel Nymphenburg City
Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Kempinski München

Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Kempinski München

5 out of 5
Maximilianstr. 17, Munich, BY
The price is $377 per night from Jan 3 to Jan 4
4.4/5Excellent! (917 reviews)
Very fancy! Worth the cost!

"A wonderful hotel, the staff is very friendly and attentive. The room was very spacious, many amenities, and very clean. The spa was nice, but I found it to be over priced. Breakfast was amazing as well, a big selection for the buffet, but also cook available. Would visit more often if it was cheaper, ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2020

Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Kempinski München
Roomers Munich, Autograph Collection

Roomers Munich, Autograph Collection

5 out of 5
Landsberger Str. 68, Munich, BY
The price is $189 per night from Dec 27 to Dec 28
4.5/5Wonderful! (319 reviews)
lovely hotel

"Very modern and spacious room."…"

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2020

Roomers Munich, Autograph Collection
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What Is a Hostel?

If you're searching for somewhere affordable to stay in Munich, one of its 10 hostels might be a great option for you. No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dorm-style accommodations all offer the following:

  • Shared rooms (though many have private options too)
  • Budget-friendly prices
  • A social setting

Hostels are a great way to stay in Munich for a good value, so you can save your budget for sightseeing. You can check out this destination's cultural highlights, such as its museums and art galleries.

Hostels in Munich

Ready to book a hostel in town? These options get the highest reviews from our guests and might be a good place to start looking:

A&o München Laim - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Laim S-Bahn. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a bar, as well as a 24-hour front desk. You'll find showers, hair dryers, and desks in all rooms.

The 4 You Hostel & Hotel - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Central U-Bahn and Stiglmaierplatz U-Bahn. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a bar, and a 24-hour front desk. You'll find hair dryers in all rooms.

Low Budget Hostel - Guests can enjoy laundry facilities, multilingual staff, and an elevator.

Smart Stay Hostel Munich City - 2-minute walk from Goetheplatz U-Bahn for easy access to public transit. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a bar, and a 24-hour front desk. You'll find hair dryers and desks in all rooms.

Jaeger's Munich - You can take advantage of free WiFi and a bar, as well as a 24-hour front desk. You'll find showers, lockers, and desks in all rooms.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Munich?

The weather can be important when you're discovering new places, so here are some stats about the seasons:

  • The hottest months are typically July and August, while January and February are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 51° F and nighttime temperatures average 23° F
  • April-June: 71° F is the daytime average and 34° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 74° F and nighttime averages are around 44° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 61° F during the day and 24° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 37.44 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Munich?

Depending on what you're interested in, you might appreciate these places to visit:

Top Sights
  • Marienplatz
  • English Garden
  • Church of Our Lady
Natural Features
  • Olympic Park
  • Old Botanical Garden
  • Rindermarkt
Cultural Attractions
  • Old Pinakothek
  • Pinakothek der Moderne
  • New Pinakothek

Overall, Munich is known for its:

  • Breweries
  • Museums
  • Architecture
  • Art
  • Churches
  • Shopping
  • Gardens
  • Monuments

How to Get to Munich and Around the Area

You can find the nearest airport in Munich (MUC-Franz Josef Strauss Intl.), located 18.2 mi (29.2 km) from the city center. Once you've arrived, you may want to use public transit during your trip. You can take advantage of metro transit at Central U-Bahn, Karlsplatz Station, and Lenbachplatz Tram Stop. To check out more of the surrounding area, take a train from Munich Central Station, Donnersbergerbrücke Station, or Heimeranplatz Station.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Munich?
Hostels are a great way to stay for a good value, so you can save your budget for going out. You can check out this destination’s cultural highlights, such as its museums, and the gardens create an appealing natural setting.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look identical, but these dormitory-style accommodations all offer shared rooms (though many have private options too), budget-friendly prices, and a social environment.
What are the best hostels in Munich?
Ready to book a hostel in town? These options have the highest reviews from our customers and might be a good place to start looking: A&o München Laim - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Laim S-Bahn. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a bar, and a 24-hour front desk. You’ll find showers and hair dryers in all rooms. The 4 You Hostel & Hotel - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Munich Central Station. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a bar, as well as a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with hair dryers and linens. A&O München Hauptbahnhof - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Theresienwiese U-Bahn and Central U-Bahn. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a bar, and a 24-hour front desk. You’ll find TVs and hair dryers in all rooms. Haus International Hostel - Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and a nightclub. Jaeger’s Munich - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Central U-Bahn and Munich Central Station. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a bar, as well as a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with showers, lockers, and desks.
How many hostels are there in Munich?
If you’re looking for a low-cost place to stay in Munich, one of Expedia’s 12 hostels could be a great option.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Munich?
The weather is important when you’re experiencing new places, so here’s a little information that might be helpful: The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 61°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 32°F. Average annual precipitation for Munich is 38 inches.
What is there to see and do in Munich?
Generally, Munich is known for its breweries, museums, and architecture. Major attractions include Theresienwiese, Marienplatz, and Viktualienmarkt. Get out into nature with places like English Garden, Olympic Park, and Erding Thermal Spa. Cultural attractions include Deutsches Museum, BMW World, and Residenz.
What's the best way to get to and around Munich while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in Munich on hand to make the most of your stay: You can search for flights to the closest airport, which is Franz Josef Strauss Intl. Airport (MUC), 18.2 mi (29.2 km) away. When you’re out and about, you might want to make use of public transit. You can access metro transit at Central U-Bahn, Karlsplatz (Stachus) Station, and Lenbachplatz Tram Stop. To explore more of the area, catch a train at Munich Central Station, Donnersbergerbrücke Station, or Heimeranplatz Station.