Contemporary hotel in a serene garden setting near Königsplatz, the Old Town and upscale shopping areas. Most of the 160 rooms and suites offer views of the Old Botanical Garden and historic monuments, such as the Frauenkirche. Spacious baths finished in Bavarian limestone include separate walk-in showers. Public areas feature artwork by Franz von Lenbach, furniture designed by Christian Sattler and Faber-Castell sculptures. The bistro-style restaurant, Sophia’s, serves regionally inspired cuisine in an elegant setting with floor-to-ceiling windows and a terrace for outdoor dining; an atmospheric bar features live music most nights. Spa offers five treatment rooms and a beautiful 50-foot mosaic-tile swimming pool, plus a steam room, Finnish sauna and well-equipped fitness gym.