Hotel Cristal - Munich

ex. Best Western Munich

Schwanthalerstrasse 36, Munich, Germany, 80336  show map
 4 stars
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Hotel Cristal - Munich

 Paid Wi-Fi
 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Verified Reviews:

  • Room was well decorated - Wonderful breakfast - City centre hotel
  • Reception area is fine - Friendly staff - Rooms are functional
  • Good enough bar - Bathroom was clean - Lifts aren't the best
  • Beds were fine - Staff at the desk were polite - Delicious breakfast
  • Rooms very nice - Lot of street noise - Close to rail station

Overview

Hotel Cristal is a modern privately-owned hotel located in the central part of Munich next to the main shopping area and famous historical places. The hotel offers all modern services a traveler might expect.

Number of rooms:   100.

Rooms

The hotel features 100 well-equipped air-conditioned rooms having such facilities as cable television, crisp linen, wireless Internet access, mini-bars and tea/coffee making facilities. Non-smoking rooms are available (at extra-charge). Other hotel amenities include Internet terminal in the lobby area and 24-hour front desk (sightseeing tours information). 7 conference rooms for up to 240 people including faxing/photocopying services are available at extra charge.

Dining options

The hotel restaurant serves light meals and complimentary buffet breakfast. The Bar-Bistro offers cocktails, local beers and light snacks. Various cafes and bars can also be found in the vicinity.

The hotel offers a buffet breakfast at the price of EUR 16.50 per person per night. 

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Facilities

General

  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Handicap parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Adults only
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pets allowed
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator

Guest Parking

  • public parking is possible on site at EUR 14 per day.

Services

  • Paid city shuttle
  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Welcome drink
  • Bank service
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Carryout breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Fine dining
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Exhibition space
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Children's play area
  • DVDs/Videos for children

Leisure facilities

  • Casino
  • Sauna
  • Television in lobby

Room view

  • Courtyard view
  • Street view

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Mirror

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  2 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of EUR 36 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

hotel Hotel Cristal - Munich Munich location
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Hotel Address:

Schwanthalerstrasse 36, Munich, Germany, 80336

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City Center
  • Munich
    600 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • Central Station Munich
    300 m
  • Train Station Munich East
    3.6km
Underground stations
  • Hauptbahnhof 1 underground station
    300 m
  • Münchner Hauptbahnhof underground station
    500 m
Restaurants
  • 1912 Restaurant & Bar (cuisine: Mediterranean)
    10 m
  • Oleo Pazzo (cuisine: Mediterranean)
    20 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    100

Hotel Awards

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According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best 4 Star Hotels in Germany

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Rooms and availability

The hotel features 100 well-equipped air-conditioned rooms having such facilities as cable television, crisp linen, wireless Internet access, mini-bars and tea/coffee making facilities. Non-smoking rooms are available (at extra-charge). Other hotel amenities include Internet terminal in the lobby area and 24-hour front desk (sightseeing tours information). 7 conference rooms for up to 240 people including faxing/photocopying services are available at extra charge.

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Standard Room
Bed type: Double Bed or Double or Twin beds or Bed Assigned On Arrival
Size: 25m2
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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This cozy room with pleasant design features comfortable furnishings and offers a street view. It boasts a high-quality sleeping zone, functional desk space and private bathroom with all modern facilities.

Room facilities
    Hotel Cristal Comfort Room Double Room Courtyard ViewHotel Cristal Comfort RoomHotel Cristal Comfort RoomHotel Cristal Comfort Room
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    Bed type: Double or Twin beds or Double Bed
    Size: 25m2
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    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    Large, comfortable room is quiet located and offers a courtyard view. It features a cozy sleeping zone, workplace and a cozy seating area. A private bathroom has all modern facilities.

    Room facilities
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      Beautiful, spacious junior suite is quiet located and offers a courtyard view. It features separate sleeping and living area as well as a large bathroom with all modern facilities.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Hotel Cristal - Munich Munich location
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      Hotel Address:

      Schwanthalerstrasse 36, Munich, Germany, 80336

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Munich
        600 m
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Central Station Munich
        300 m
      • Train Station Munich East
        3.6km
      Underground stations
      • Hauptbahnhof 1 underground station
        300 m
      • Münchner Hauptbahnhof underground station
        500 m
      Restaurants
      • 1912 Restaurant & Bar (cuisine: Mediterranean)
        10 m
      • Oleo Pazzo (cuisine: Mediterranean)
        20 m
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  11 am
      • Number of rooms:
        100

      Hotel Awards

      GermanHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedMunichHotel Cristal

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Best 4 Star Hotels in Germany

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      Hotel Cristal Location

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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions

      Popular areas

      Places of interest

      • Saint Pauls Kirche - 500 m
      • Hexenschaukel - 700 m
      • Asamkirche - 800 m

      Train stations

      Shopping areas

      • Karlsplatz - 600 m
      • Kaufinger Strasse - 1.0km

      Museums

      • Lenbachhaus - 1.0km

      Parks

      • Citypark am Goetheplatz - 1.0km

      Theaters

      • Volksbühne München e.V. - 100 m

      Underground stations

      • Hauptbahnhof 1 underground station - 200 m
      • Münchner Hauptbahnhof underground station - 400 m
      • Theresienwiese underground station - 500 m
      • Karlsplatz underground station - 600 m
      • Sendlinger Tor underground station - 700 m
      • Königsplatz underground station - 800 m
      • Goetheplatz underground station - 900 m

      Local Attractions

      • Bier- und Oktoberfestmuseum - 1.6km
        Sterneckerstrasse 2, Munich
      • State Collection of Egyptian Art (Staatliche Sammlung Agyptischer Kunst) - 1.6km
        Gabelsbergerstr. 35, Munich
      • Museum Brandhorst - 1.6km
        Kunstareal, Munich
      • The Pinakothek - 1.7km
        Barer Strasse 27, Munich
      • Pinakothek der Moderne - 1.6km
        Barer Strasse 40, Munich

      Near the hotelNear the hotel

      • Kindermuseum Muenchen - 470 m
        Arnulfstrassen 3, Munich
      • Theresienwiese - 730 m
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      • Michaelskirche - 840 m
        Neuhauserstrasse 6, Munich
      • St. Michael - 900 m
        Maxburgstrasse 1, Munich
      • Justizpalast - 590 m
        Elisenstrasse 1a, Munich
      • Asam's Church (Asamkirche) - 830 m
        Sendlinger Strasse 32, Munich
      • Museum of Hunting and Fishing (Deutsches Jagd und Fischereimuseum) - 890 m
        Neuhauser Strasse 2, Munich

      Restaurants Nearby

      • 1912 Restaurant & Bar - 10 m

        Address: Schwanthalerstrasse 36
        Phone: 089 551110

        67% likes this, based on 18 reviews
        Cuisine: Mediterranean

      • Bistro, Hotel Maritim - 100 m

        Address: Goethestr.7
        Phone: 089 552350

        73% likes this, based on 32 reviews
        Cuisine: Contemporary

      • Cafe Glyptothek - 130 m

        Address: Koenigsplatz
        Phone: 089-286100

        73% likes this, based on 35 reviews
        Cuisine: European

      • Oleo Pazzo - 20 m

        Address: Schwanthalerstrasse 37

        65% likes this, based on 25 reviews
        Cuisine: Mediterranean

      • Pipasa - 120 m

        Address: Schwanthalerstrasse 24
        Phone: +49 (0) 89 / 59 36 15

        73% likes this, based on 60 reviews
        Cuisine: Italian

      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  11 am
      • Number of rooms:
        100

      Hotel Awards

      GermanHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedMunichHotel Cristal

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Best 4 Star Hotels in Germany

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      Hotel Cristal Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hotel Cristal

      Individual guest reviews

      • Older travelers
        5.4

        We appreciated the central location of this facility. We also valued the overall cleanliness of the place.

        We were in room 501. The traffic noise was very loud. Unfortunately, when we closed the window and turned on the 2 fans provided, it was still so stuffy we had to open the windows in order to get some air and endured the traffic noise. We are totally befuddled that this establishment is rated 4 stars. The all purpose soap/shampoo - a liquid goo that didn't do much - should be sufficient to eliminate one star.

      • Group of friends
        6.6

        The room was very clean and the shower was awesome, clean with good pressure and a very nice size. This is a pretty expensive hotel considering, and you are paying for the American name.

        The lone male desk employee did not seem pleased to be hosting 3 young people instead of a business traveler.

      • Single
        4.2

        It was close to the train station

        There are lots of serious problems with the Best Western Cristal and it felt like the owner was trying to squeeze every single penny of profit from it. It was overpriced (severely overpriced). It was understaffed (so that the poor staff were trying to do everything). The rooms were shabby and it felt generally like a no star hotel. The other Best Western just a few streets away is the modern and quality hotel and travellers should not be confuse it with this one.

      • Family with children
        8.2

        A well situated hotel offering good value for money whilst being good quality.

      • Family with children
        9.6

        + location, near markets , very helpfull staf and they tray hard to keep you stay comfort , price.

        - no ac but they privide small fan.

      • Older travelers
        8.8

        The staff were most helpful and the room was incredibly large.

      • Single
        9.6

        As the site had told me, the hotel is located very close to city´s Haupbahnhof and access to tram lines. It is also very close to downtown were you can go shopping by foot. Staff was very nice trying to help us at all means; we watched a soccer game (Brazil) at the reception. They even had a flag to give us. Amazing!

        room could be a little bigger, but nothing that disturbed our stay.

      • Older travelers
        5.4

        Well located for Central Station.

        Air conditioning - noisy if you open the window. Situated on a busy city street. Lacks a decent lounge. ( more of a motel with star status).

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        Friendly & helpful staff in addition to its superb location 5-minute walk to train station & also old city. Just outside the hotel are lovely cafes which open as early as 7AM for breakfast, and also supermarkets as well as good Italian restaurants within 10-minute leisurely walk. Very clean & spacious rooms & bathrooms. A desktop computer beside the lobby for guests to use for free. It is a real 4-star hotel but costing slightly less than 3-star hotel. Great value for money. from a matured couple from Borneo Island

      • Older travelers
        8.8

        There was a problem with the internet connection in my original room, and the staff was very gracious to switch me to another room, even though the hotel was fully booked. I both needed and very much appreciated the good internet access.

        The neighborhood isn't exactly the best, but it is OK.

      • Group of friends
        8.8

        Good clean rooms, all services available.

        Additional charges for internet, parking, breakfast. this all adds up if you travel as a group! Also the hotel lacks a personal touch you will get in a family hotel. Not important to most but service is important to me.

      • Older travelers
        9.2

        Good hotel in central location. Ideal forwalking to city centre and station

      • Group of friends
        8.2

        I'd prefer if a continental breakfast was included in the rate charged. We didn't want a lot to eat in the morning so didn't want to pay €16.50 fr a buffet and only have a croissant and coffee. The room was very hot at night (heat was turned off) but it was too noisy outside to keep the window open. Air conditioning was ineffective. But the location of the hotel was ideal, and room was a good size and spotless.

      • Single
        7.8

        High standard business hotel, location one block from Hauptbahnhof was great though the surrounding environment there is not that beautiful. Large clean room with everything but internet in good condition and functioning well. Breakfast buffet with good selection though rather expensive.

        Promised high speed internet didn't work at all and was not improved despite of several complaints. Apparently, no action was done to even try to improve it. WLAN was too weak and LAN cables were not available though they were mentioned in hotel information booklet in the room. Locker room for temprorary luggage storage was not controlled by any means. Key was just given from reception.

      • Group of friends
        8.8

        This hotel was within walking distance from the train station about 5-8 minutes. Very inviting from the outside. Friendly staff and clean rooms.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Hotel Cristal - Munich Munich location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      Schwanthalerstrasse 36, Munich, Germany, 80336

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Munich
        600 m
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Central Station Munich
        300 m
      • Train Station Munich East
        3.6km
      Underground stations
      • Hauptbahnhof 1 underground station
        300 m
      • Münchner Hauptbahnhof underground station
        500 m
      Restaurants
      • 1912 Restaurant & Bar (cuisine: Mediterranean)
        10 m
      • Oleo Pazzo (cuisine: Mediterranean)
        20 m
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  11 am
      • Number of rooms:
        100

      Hotel Awards

      GermanHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedMunichHotel Cristal

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Best 4 Star Hotels in Germany

      Use Badge