The Charles Hotel

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The Charles Hotel
El Anillo y el hotel Charles, Múnich, Alemania, 2012-04-30, DD 01.JPG
General information
Location Sophienstrasse 28, Maxvorstadt, Munich, Germany
Coordinates 48°8′34″N 11°33′45″E / 48.14278°N 11.56250°E / 48.14278; 11.56250
Opened 2007

The Charles Hotel is a grand hotel located at Sophienstrasse 28 in Maxvorstadt, Munich, Bavaria, Germany.[1] It was built in 2007 at the old botanical garden near the main train station.

The hotel is operated by Rocco Forte & Family (Munich) GmbH, which belongs to the British group Rocco Forte Hotels. The hotel is part of the Lenbachgärten. The hotel has 160 guest rooms including 28 suites, a meeting area, a large ballroom for 300 guests, a restaurant, several bars and a swimming pool.

The eight-storey building was built in the Art Deco style by the Berlin architects Hilmer & Sattler und Albrecht. Construction began on 1 June 2005 and was completed on 1 July 2007. The architecture has won several awards, including the Villegiature Award for "Best Hotel Architecture in Europe" in 2008 and the "German Natural Stone Award ".[2]

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