BERGWOLF

If you’re yearning for a currywurst and fries after midnight, it’s best not be too choosy. But to celebrate the fact that there’s a late night munchies-spot just one minute (to your left) from the hotel: Bergwolf is situated right by the Fraunhoferstrasse subway entrace on the corner of Klenzestrasse – and is nothing fancy. The good news: they’re open thru 02am. 

Bergwolf
Fraunhoferstrasse 17
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GARTENSALON

As far as we can tell, only ladies work here. Nestled in the 70’s vibe of Amalien-Passage, Gartensalon has a distinctly alternative touch to it. We recommend this spot for sitting in the sun for breakfast and a nice variety of homemade cakes.

Türkenstrasse 90
gartensalon.net
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SOIS BLESSED CAFE

Chichi in a good way. This concept-store-meets-florist-meets-cafe is so extensive it’s not easy to describe with just one term. Anyway, the small cafe in the shops right corner is a treat. Sois Blessed attracts fashion bloggers (win some lose some), hotshot lawyers during lunch meetings, guys shopping g for presents and wealthy mother-daughter combos, thanks to an intimate and very chic interior – as well as yummy little servings.

Prannerstrasse 10, city center
soisblessed.com
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CAFE VORHOELZER

Named after local architect Robert Vorhoelzer, this cafe’s name is hard to remember. And the location is well hidden. But definitely worth a visit, especially if the weather conditions are optimistic. Located on the top floor of Munich’s Technical University (TU) smack in the Museum District, Vorhoelzer attracts a young academic crowd and may just well be the second best spot in town to enjoy your well deserved sundowner, if you want a view to go with it.

Arcisstrasse 21, Maxvorstadt
ar.tum.de/vf/cafe
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GÖTTERSPEISE

If you you’re into chocolates, cakes, sweets and candy of every kind, this is the place for your daily dose of sugar. In case you forgot your toothbrush, feel free to ask our front desk for help …

Jahnstraße 30, Glockenbachviertel, goetterspeise.info
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BIKINI MITTE

If you’re looking for cool spot near Stachus for a snack, lunch, or coffee – look no further. Marc and Hubi run this place and they’re better connected than Telekom, so you might run into some interesting guests. They play tunes after 9pm on weekends too!

Sonnenstraße 17, Altstadt, facebook.com
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MAN VS. MACHINE

Independent coffee roaster, located right around the corner. These guys are coffee nerds in the best sense of the term. Supplied by some of the most prolific green (raw) coffee importers and farms around the world, Man vs. Machine focuses solely on specialty grade Arabica coffee (above 85 pts.). From heyish to sweet to fruity to chocolaty. From undrinkable to highly desirable. If you agree that coffee is a science and passion, look out for the alligator logo, when turning left onto Müllerstrasse.

Müllerstraße 23, Glockenbachviertel, mvsm.com
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ICE CREAM

Ballabeni in the museum-district is a phenomenon. At Munich’s most notable ice cream parlor, people will gladly stand in line for the duration of an average TV sitcom, just to get their tongues on one of Ballabeni’s many innovative flavors. We suggest you take a number and get in line to find out what all the fuss is about. Or head deeper into Schwabing, where Bartu serves Munich’s only 100 % organic ice-cream. If all this organic stuff is way too fancy for you, visit Al Teatro (in walking distance from the hotel) for a good old fashioned goblet of spaghetti ice cream …

Ballabeni, Theresienstraße 48, Maxvorstadt,
ballabeni.de
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Bartu, Wilhelmstraße 23, Schwabing,
bartu-bioeismanufaktur.de
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Al Teatro, Glockenbach, Reichenbachstraße 11
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AROMA CAFÉ

You have not really witnessed the Glockenbach district, if you haven’t paid Aroma Cafe a visit. This place is probably the quarter’s ultimate meeting point, especially for breakfast – as Aroma serves superb coffee and homemade bread. Delicious, friendly and iconic.

Pestalozzistraße 24, Glockenbach, aromakaffeebar.com
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POMMES BOUTIQUE

Berni and his staff serve legendary Belgian french fries along with your choice of 20 (!) different sauces and a divine Currywurst (organic, of course), that would impress even the most critical of Berliners.

Amalienstraße 46, Maxvorstadt, pommesboutique.de
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Sascha Arnold & Steffen Werner

Architects

Arnold / Werner stands for a holistic view of architecture and interior design that is always thought through down to the last detail without losing sight of the big picture. Arnold / Werner strives for harmony, combines function with design and interprets context, environment and individual preferences anew each time. The work process includes the development and exact detailing of the projects – from the building envelope to the interiors. The focus is on the economical use of resources, the use of domestic materials and energy- and cost-efficient solutions.

Aylin Langreuter & Christophe de la Fontaine

Designers (Dante Goods and Bads)

“In our Flushing Meadows Hotel room (which we call ‚Fumoir’), Dante Goods and Bads presents its Admit One Gentleman Collection, our homage to the myth and legend of “the gentleman”. His impeccable manners, his timeless elegance but also the decadence of his vices: all will be reflected by the nature of the objects, their material and manufacturing. Shining copper, smoked glass, sturdy leather – a material longing for a long-lost era.”


Oscar Wilde: “Do you mind if I smoke?”
Sarah Bernhardt: “I don‘t care if you burn.”

“The artist’s view does not have to make sense. At least not the sort of sense that can be easily expressed in words. There is no underlying conception or thematic arrangement. But to me, the selection is utterly plausible.”

Konrad Dengler

Handyman

“If you’re wondering about the photographs in my room … I took them in Munich’s Olympic Village (where I grew up) a while back. These bungalows were personalized and painted by the students, who lived in them. Before they were torn down and refurbished, I documented them all, hundreds of them. Just because. The room features some of my favorites.”

Marc Streitenfeld

Composer

Helmut Geier

DJ HELL (Gigolo Rec.)

“I am quite proud of the ‘Hell’s Angels’. The installation consists of three life-size medical skeletons, which I painted and formed into a band that is jamming on a small balcony over the room’s bed. There is also a stroboscope, which can be turned on or off, depending on your mood.”

For the project I thought about every hotel room I had ever spent a night, half a night, or even whole days in. From the god-forsaken, best-western style gaff in Paris that had fag ends behind the bed, to the Soho Grand NYC, where pretty memorable post-gig parties were had. Generally, from the moment you walk through a hotel door, you are faced with a generic, universal model, bed, bed-side lamp, TV … This is followed by a slight feeling of alienation as you are not at home, or usually really tired from work or play.

Cathal McAteer

Founder / Creative Director (Folk)

For Flushing Meadows I wanted to use different textures and colours to create a sense of the room being personally crafted, to make it feel less ‘hotelly’. All the other little details, such as the lights, their shape, the side-table carved out of different types of marble, the bed made from Bavarian wood, will hopefully be additional delights. I hope the guests ‘schlafen gut’. Especially under that Folk quilt. Consider it a dream catcher.”

“The artist’s view does not have to make sense. At least not the sort of sense that can be easily expressed in words. There is no underlying conception or thematic arrangement. But to me, the selection is utterly plausible.”

Albert Oehlen

Artist, Gais/Switzerland

Quirin Rohleder

Eisbach Surfer, Munich

“Now that’s what I call an illustrious circle – thanks for having me!
In my opinion, the Eisbach has become a bona fide tourist attraction in Munich. Which is why I wanted my room to pay tribute to our unique city-surfing culture. I hope you enjoy the hammock – and have a great stay in Munich!

Michi Beck

Musician, Stuttgart/Berlin

“The next best thing to actually being in Tokyo, is staying in my Japanese studio at The Flushing Meadows!”

Charles Schumann

Bartender, Munich

Süddeutsche Zeitung about Birgit Minichmayr:
Minutes before the shoot Birgit Minichmayr went overboard. While entering the cafeteria of Wiener Burgtheater and sipping on the sparkling wine she brought along, the waiter let her know that she’s not allowed to bring her own drinks. Minichmayr yelled: “Up yours!” Downs her glass in one sip, walks up to the waiter and hugs him like a close friend. Artists! According to Klaus Maria Brandauer “the most outstanding of her generation”.

SZ Magazin, Issue 22/2009

Birgit Minichmayr

Actress, Vienna

Norbert Wangen

Designer, Vienna

“T h i s r o o m i s f o r e v e r y o n e , w h o l i k e s i n t i m a t e h o t e l s – for guests that just want to feel at home.”