How to Find Cheap Accommodations during Oktoberfest in Germany

Find cheap hotel, hostel, campground, and other accommodations during Oktoberfest in Germany -- even at the last minute.

Instructions

  • Step 1: Search the Munich Tourist Board database Search the Munich Tourist Board's hotel database. Search results range from four-star hotels to simple bed and breakfast accommodations.
  • Step 2: Consider booking private accommodations Consider booking private accommodations (apartments, flats, or houses) through an online service such as Statthotel, or Check In! Munchen.
  • Step 3: Book a bed and breakfast stay Book bed and breakfasts through The Bed and Breakfast Private Accommodation Agency. Also, see the Tourist Board's list of hostels and campsites.
  • Step 4: Book reservations for Wiesn Camp Send e-mail for reservations at Wiesn Camp, popular camping alternative for Oktoberfest visitors.
  • TIP: Although tents are set up at Wiesn Camp, visitors will need to bring their own sleeping bags.
  • Step 5: Park your motorhome or camper Park your motorhome or camper at a designated area at the New Munich Trade Fair Center or at Wiesn Camp.
  • Step 6: Call the Munich Tourist Office Call the Munich Tourist Office's "comfort reservation" team for last-minute booking. Be aware of their Monday through Friday office hours.
  • FACT: Even though Bavaria has one of the strictest nonsmoking laws in Europe, as of 2010 smoking was still allowed in the Oktoberfest beer tents.

You Will Need

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  • Hotel reservations
  • Private accommodation reservations
  • Hostel
  • bed and breakfast
  • or campsite reservations
  • Sleeping bag
  • Motorhome or camper

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