Oktoberfest in Munich at Rocco Forte’s Charles Hotel

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The Charles Hotel

On Saturday, September 20, the Munich mayor will tap the first keg of Oktoberfest beer, officially kicking off the two week-long party. The 181st annual Oktoberfest promises to be especially merry after Germany’s triumphant World Cup performance this year. The Charles Hotel—the closest luxury hotel to the festivities, just a 15-minute walk away—is celebrating the occasion with designer Dirndls for guests. 

If you book the Oktoberfest package, you’ll be suited up with a made-to-measure Dirndl by Muich designer Sarah Tack. (Retail value? €1000.) The package also includes overnight accommodation in a Classic Room and the breakfast buffet in the Davvero restaurant, where they’ll be hosting Bavarian folk dances and serving up local specialties during the event. The price is from €1,600 per night.

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Oktoberfest in Munich

Curious about where to fill up your stein when attending one of the world’s biggest parties? Be sure to ask the concierge for insider tips to avoid the lines and get the most out of your Oktoberfest experience.

A Rocco Forte hotel, The Charles is distinguished by its art collection and lavish facilities, including the city’s longest indoor hotel pool and a spa (ask about beer spa treatments). For more information, visit www.roccofortehotels.com/hotels-and-resorts/the-charles-hotel/

Oktoberfest in Munich

Photo of The Charles via Wikipedia/ Poco a Poco; photo of nighttime Oktoberfest via Wikipedia/ Softeis; photo of dirndl-wearing Oktoberfest waitress via Wikipedia/ Markburger83

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