Family business

The story of a munich family

The Geisel success story began more than 100 years ago, when the great-grandparents of today's owners had the courage to dare something new and different in the beer stronghold of Munich – by opening the "Pasinger Weinbauer" restaurant. Just a few years later their first hotel followed at Munich's central railway station. That was their entrance into the hotel business.


A lot has happened in the meantime, but one thing has never changed: Geisel is still a family-owned company. Three brothers – the great-grandsons of the company founders, run four hotels with restaurants, a wine shop, employ around 400 people and maintain a global network of partner hotels and restaurateurs, architects and designers, suppliers and tradespeople. 


True hospitality always comes from personal service and an individually tailored atmosphere. We are committed to every aspect of the tradition of private hotels, and we are closely linked to our home town Munich.


luxury city residence

The BEYOND by Geisel is Munichs first luxury residence directly at the Marienplatz. The guests shall feel like home when staying in the residence. The inviting living room, the eat-in kitchen as well as the 24-hours concierge service build a feeling at home atmosphere. The highlights are eight rooms with a view directly on the famous Rathaus and its chimes. But also, all the other rooms out of the 19 bedrooms have wonderful panorama views on the Viktualienmarkt and on the roofs of the city.


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Schwabinger Wahrheit

In May 2018 the SCHWABINGER WAHRHEIT by Geisel in the Hohenzollernstraße opened its doors for its guests. The modern Hybrid-Hotel with 80 guestrooms and a local reference in the design combines useful element with all aspects of a comfort hotel. In addition, there will be sleeping- bunks- with a lockable luggage shelf and en suite bathroom. Other amenities will be a cosy Lounge and Bar area, a restaurant with a street food concept and a modern fitness area with outdoor jacuzzi.


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Hotel Königshof

The Hotel Königshof is scheduled for demolition at the beginning of 2019, to make way for something new. It will be replaced by the new luxury hotel Königshof on the same site, but then with ten floors and around 105 rooms and suites. The new hotel will have not only an eye-catching front: the Spanish architects Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos, under the management of Fuensanta Nieto and Enrique Sobejano, and with project manager Johannes Hanf, gained the commission for the façade as one of the three winners in the planning competition for the new Königshof.


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Hotel Excelsior Munich

The Excelsior by Geisel is one of the most central hotels in Munich. It distinguishes itself with traditional hospitality, elegant country-house style and personal service. This family-owned and managed first-class hotel is a member of the Preferred Hotels & Resorts and delights its guests with an incomparable blend of relaxed atmosphere and warm Bavarian sophistication. We have guests from all over the world who have been regular patrons for more than 30 years. Whether they come from Tokyo or Toronto, Cape Town or Perth; for all of them the Hotel Excelsior is an oasis of tranquillity at the centre of Munich and the ideal starting point when setting out to discover Munich and Bavaria, again and again and again.


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This wine restaurant shares with its guests a passion for good food and excellent wines: Up to 20 grape varieties can be tried by the glass and 500 bottled wines from all around the planet offer a selection that leaves no wishes unfulfilled. And the same applies to the cuisine: In Vinothek by Geisel, they know how enthral with the best dishes from the Bavarian and Italian traditions.


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Geisels Weingalerie

In 2000, Stephan Geisel opened the exquisite Weingalerie at Stachus square. Wine has had a very special significance to the hotelier family Geisel ever since 1900, when with detailed wine know-how, Stephan Geisel and Francesco di Carlo, together with their ambitious sommeliers, developed their business into an exclusive supplier of wine to top restaurants and bars.