The Charles Hotel, a Rocco Forte Hotel

Munich, Germany

Inspired by its verdant surrounding, designer Olga Polizzi creates a calm backdrop where contemporary style meets traditional Bavarian hospitality.

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Property Overview

Named after Sir Rocco’s father, The Charles Hotel is the Bavarian jewel of Rocco Forte Hotels, situated in the very heart of Munich, adjacent to the Old Botanical Garden and bordering Munich’s museum quarter. The effortlessly elegant Charles Hotel features 24 generous suites and the city’s biggest standard rooms with magnificent views over the historic centre of the Bavarian capital up to the Alps. Fresh, seasonal cuisine and innovative cocktails at Sophia’s Restaurant & Bar and Munich’s longest indoor hotel pool at luxurious The Charles Spa complete a memorable Munich experience.


SmartFlyer Exclusives

  • Daily Breakfast
  • Hotel credit of €85 for rooms & Junior Suites per stay
  • Hotel credit of €170 on suite bookings (based on minimum 2 nights stay)
  • Destination and seasonal specific welcome amenity
  • Personalized welcome note from the General Manager
  • Highest priority upgrades upon arrival (subject to availability)
  • Highest priority Early Check-In/Late Check-out (subject to availability)
  • 20% off spa services
  • Guaranteed No Walk Policy
  • Complimentary high speed WIFI access for the duration of stay


Agent Tips

  • Try the “Bavarian Tapas” in our Sophia’s Restaurant and stay in one of or beautiful suites overlooking Munich and the famous “Frauenkirche”.
  • After a relaxing day at The Charles Spa, book a unique BMW driving experience.
  • Choose your preferred car and enjoy the adrenaline rushing through your body while you race on the course.
  • To finish an exciting day, our concierge team will be happy to show you the way to a local tavern where you can enjoy the taste of cold Bavarian beers.
Rooms + Suites

A contemporary oasis at the heart of Munich.

Munich’s biggest guest rooms and twenty-four effortlessly sophisticated suites, some with spectacular rooftop terraces, featuring Bavarian art and ceramics, soft creams and greens, bringing the outside in. All rooms are designed by Olga Polizzi.

The newly added Junior Suites design and Signature Park View Suite design offer classic comforts and contemporary Bavarian style, showcasing the works of Hubertus von Hohenlohe alongside elegant Rocco Forte touches.

One of the city’s longest indoor hotel pools.

The pool is one of the longest indoor hotel pools in Munich. For those who want to workout, the gym is equipped with the latest gadgets, free weights and Technogym weight machines, along with a full range of Technogym cardiovascular equipment. For an added touch, it has floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the swimming pool. Munich’s finest spa at The Charles Spa offers exclusive products of the exclusive Irene Forte Skincare line, made from botanics grown at our Sicilian resort.
Restaurant + Bar

Bold contemporary art and the lush greenery

Sophia’s Restaurant, a new style of bistro, exemplifies botanical gastronomy as envisioned by the Culinary Chef and former Michelin star holder, Michael Hüsken. The cuisine brings lush verdancy into the elegant dining room and onto the menu. Sophia’s Bar combines bold contemporary art and the lush greenery of the Old Botanical Garden, offering a botanically-inspired cocktail list with some of the city’s most innovative drinks.
Who's it for?

Munich right at your doorstep.

This city property could be well suited to either families or couples.
  • Location
    Located directly in the heart of Munich, with the old botanical garden apart the hotel, you can reach the city center and the main train station in a little walking distance. Also there is the famous “Königsplatz’ and many great museums right behind the hotel.

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