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Hotel Pension Am Siegestor
Ranked #174 of 385 Hotels in Munich
Reviewed 22 December 2007

Stayed in this hotel in december 2007 for 2 nights in room 36.
We had mentioned at the time of booking that we would arrive late (midnight). The manager (Frau Claus) had left the large gate open and was waiting for us at the reception on the fourth floor.
Check in was quick; we were handed our room keys and we were off. (I liked that)
The hotel is situated in a 130 year old appartment building. the 3rd 4th and 5th floors are the hotel. On the lower floors are offices (MD, lawyer). The entrance to the building is a large wooden gate which is also used by cars to enter the enclosed court yard.

The rooms were clean, the shower and toilet new. The bathroom (which can hardly be named a room) is tiny but clean. The room was big with a nice bed (good mattress).
The hotel has wooden floors so you can sometimes hear the people on the higher floor walk about.

Breakfast was what you can expect in a german hotel. with personal services from the staff. The only snag is when every hotelguest wants to have breakfast at the same time. The breakfast rooms is not very large. it could seat about 16 people at once.

Location of the hotel is very good. With public transport only 2 minutes from Universitaet subway station, wich is only 2 stops from the city center.

Conclusion: As long as the price is lower than the big chains (where I get some airline miles) I will come and stay here again.

  • Stayed: December 2007, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 3 September 2007

Our family of 4 (parents and two young adults) stayed at this hotel for 4 nights in August. We had one room with an en-suite bathroom, and the boys had a room with a shared bathroom (sink in room). Our rooms were on the top floor (5th).

The rooms were spotlessly clean and the beds were very comfortable. The building is charmingly old (1879) and well maintained. There is an elevator which accomodates 2 people at one time. There is a small TV in each room, with cable. No phone. No internet.

The hotel's central location and proximity to the U-bahn was very convenient. We reached Marienplatz by U-bahn in 15 minutes (2 stops) and could walk to the Englischer Garten. Numerous restaurants line Leopoldstrasse. We always managed to find free parking along Akademiestrasse, although it was pretty full most times.

Breakfasts were plentiful standard German fare, with coffee or hot chocolate, cold cereal, bread, cheese and sausages. Frau Monika was very friendly and had good advice for us.

Minor drawbacks: with the windows open the traffic noise was significant; however, closing the windows basically eliminated the noise. This was a small problem as it could get warm in the room but it didn't affect our sleeping over much. Hot water came and went sometimes, depending on other people's usage.

Overall, we enjoyed our stay there and would recommend this hotel highly.

  • Stayed: August 2007
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Reviewed 29 September 2006

We stayed at the Siegestor at the beginning of September 2006 and we really can't praise it highly enough. It's a nice location in the University area of the city with easy access to the Englischer Garten and the Schwabing area which has loads of really nice bars and restaurants. Even though the location is peaceful and has a village type feel to it the historic centre is only a couple of U-Bahn stops or a fifteen minute walk away.

The hotel itself is set in an old townhouse (a few flights up, but it has a lift) with loads of character. The rooms are comfortable with a high standard of cleaniness. I think some of the rooms have separate facilities but we had en-suite which I would recommend.

One of the major selling points for the Siegestor however has to be the owner, Monika, who is so helpful and friendly and speaks absolutely perfect English. Breakfast is served from early on until 10am with Monika making sure you have enough to eat! Just perfect, would definitely stay there again when in Munich.

Stayed: September 2006
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Reviewed 27 June 2006

Three friends and I just stayed at The Siegestor this past weekend during the World Cup and we were totally satisfied with the hotel in all respects. The location is great - more of a real neighborhood than the touristy hotel filled area by the train station. It's right next to the U-bahn stop, the Englishergarten, and the bars and cafes of Leopoldstrasse. And the host/owner - Monika - was as nice as could be. I wouldn't have any problem staying here again next time I'm in Munich.

  • Stayed: June 2006
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Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile
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Stayed: June 2017, travelled with family
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Reviewed 20 August 2016
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Stayed: August 2016, travelled solo
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Reviewed 9 May 2016
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Room Tip: Die Zimmer an der Rückseite des Hauses sind ruhiger.
  • Stayed: May 2016, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Hotel Pension Am Siegestor

Address: Akademiestr. 5, 80799 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
Region: Germany > Bavaria > Upper Bavaria > Munich
Hotel Style:
#45 Business Hotel in Munich
#61 Family Hotel in Munich
#95 Romantic Hotel in Munich
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
Hotel Am Siegestor

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