Staying at a budget hotel near the Olympic Tower in Munich is a good option if you want to really splash out and eat while viewing the city from a spectacular height. This landmark, which is just over 291 meters in height, is definitely visible from any of the luxury or discount hotels in Munich near the Olympic Tower or the Olympic Park complex. The restaurant, located on the top level, rotates 360 degrees is just under an hour, allowing guests a bird's eye view of the entire city.
The tower itself is more than just a landmark, it is also the new home of a major digital TV antenna that provides service to most of Munich and into Bavaria. Just below that, at about 190 meters, an observation platform provides a breathtaking view of the city. To get to the observation platform you don't have to worry about climbing stairs, as the tower is complete with a high speed elevator that climbs or descends an amazing 7 meters per second.