Münster is a large university city in the Westphalia region of Germany. It has a young vibe with lots going on in terms of events and things to do. Advent is typically a very busy time of the year for local social events but also for German and international tourists.
Christmas is a great time to visit Münster. In this guide, I recommend the best hotels near Munster Christmas Market to help you efficiently plan your visit, particularly around the Prinzipalmarkt area.
Hotels near Munster Christmas Market
Munster is home to six popular Christmas markets. The main event is located at the Historic Town Hall, both within the courtyard of the building and in front of the main street, which is called Prinzipalmarkt. This beautiful street is lined with arcades that house shops and cafes. The area is lit up at night, further enhancing its beauty.
If you would like to stay near the Christmas markets in Munster, I suggest staying in this city area.
Top PickCentral Hotel Münster
Address: 1 Aegidiistraße, Münster, Germany
This hotel lives up to its name by providing a central hub from which guests can explore the historical attractions of Munster’s old town. This hotel is ideally positioned for those wanting to experience the festive cheer of Munster Christmas Market, as it stands just a short stroll away from the bustling Aegidiimarkt Advent Market, a smaller yet equally enchanting market within the city. The guest rooms at Central Hotel Münster offer plenty of space for relaxation after a day of sightseeing, along with clean, comfortable surroundings that make a stay here truly enjoyable. From my own experience of staying here a few years back, I can attest to the hotel’s suitability for a 3-day visit.Check Availability
Best Value Hotel
Address: Aegidiistraße 21, Munster
Stadthotel Münster offers a superb balance between cost and comfort. This 3-star hotel, favourably located in close proximity to the Aegidiimarkt Advent Market, is a mere 7-minute stroll away from the heart of the festive action at Prinzipalmarkt. Following a recent refurbishment, the rooms are in a contemporary, pristine setting, so you’ll have a relaxing stay. Their comfort level is high, inviting guests to unwind after a day exploring the bustling market. Also, due to its substantial capacity, Stadthotel Münster is a reliable choice even during the popular Christmas season when other nearby accommodations might be fully booked.
Hotel Busche am Dom
Address: Bogenstraße 10, Münster, Germany
The charming Hotel Busche am Dom sits close to the Munster Cathedral on Domplatz, offering guests the chance to stay in the city’s pulse. Its centralised location means that most of Munster’s top sights and attractions can be easily reached on foot, allowing guests to immerse themselves fully in the festive spirit without requiring extensive travel. The interior of the hotel features a clean, simple aesthetic, with modern timber floors enhancing the sense of contemporary elegance. Coupled with well-maintained, recently renovated bathrooms, these aspects assure visitors a comfortable, relaxing stay. A particularly attractive feature of Hotel Busche am Dom is that a hearty breakfast is included with your room booking, setting you up well for a day of exploration.
H4 Hotel Münster
Address: Stubengasse 33, Muenster
H4 Hotel Münster provides an ideal base for those wanting to immerse themselves in the vibrant atmosphere of the city’s Christmas markets. This large hotel has comfortable rooms that welcome guests to rest after a day of festive activities. Additionally, pet owners can take comfort in the fact that their furry companions are welcome at H4 Hotel. It is ideally situated for the Christmas markets and just a brief stroll away from the renowned Prinzipalmarkt square and the exquisite Erbdrostenhof, a grand Baroque residence worth exploring. Shoppers can rejoice that the bustling Münster Arkaden shopping centre is 300 metres away.
Address: Sonnenstraße 43, Munster, Germany
For those who prefer the comfort and flexibility of self-catering, the Boardinghouse Münster is a highly-rated choice. The term ‘boardinghouse’ may sound unconventional, but these lovely tourist apartments provide a comfortable home away from home. Ideally located, the apartments are just a short 7-minute stroll (500 metres) away from the enchanting Town Hall Christmas market and a brief 5-minute walk to the mesmerising Light Market at Lambertikirchplatz. Also, Boardinghouse Münster demonstrates an exemplary commitment to sustainability, utilising 100% renewable electricity sources and eschewing single-use plastic. The establishment also supports local guides, further cementing its status as one of the most sustainable hotels in Munster.
Munster is one of the most interesting destinations to visit in the Westphalia region of Germany. Read my guide to Munster Christmas Market that includes Christmas dates and locations for the six Christmas markets in Munster this year.
For more in Germany, this guide to the best Christmas markets in Germany 2023 has some great ideas on where to go.
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Recommendations are independently chosen based on personal travel experiences and extensive research. This post contains affiliate links to hotels in Munster, Germany. This means I get a small commission from any bookings at no extra cost to you.