Amelia Duggan beds down in a stylish spot in the Bavarian capital
My room at Aloft Munich was on the top floor, known as the ‘Breezy’ level for its views across the city. The palette was simple and the angles geometric, with textured, light grey walls, navy blue carpet and a long pine desk running underneath large windows, supporting a large flatscreen TV. Two neat, bright throw cushions provided a pop of colour on the white, super-king size bed. Rain shower, Nespresso coffee machine and a pot of jelly beans in the dressing area were fun touches.
While the bar wasn’t full, there was a buzz as guests and locals enjoyed drinks in the courtyard, lounged in 1960s-style pod chairs, and snacked at the 24-hour Re:fuel canteen. The hotel, which has a total of 184 rooms and suites, is opposite the main station and while the area isn’t the most scenic, it’s very well-connected and only a 20-minute walk to the historic Marienplatz square. Aloft Munich is the perfect jumping off point for exploring Bavaria’s capital.