When do we use the "starke Deklination" and the "schwache Deklination" after "alle" and "viele"?

For example 1:

Besonders während des berühmten Oktoberfests sind auch alle teure/teuren(?) Hotels ausgebucht.

Example 2:

Viele geldgierige/geldgierigen(?) Vermieter nutzen die Situation.


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first of all it's better to say "Oktoberfestes" instead of "Oktoberfests" but both versions are okay.
Your second question: It's

"alle teuren Hotels"


"viele geldgierige Vermieter"

I f you put a "Begleiter", like "der, die, das, alle, sämtliche, beide, derselbe, dieser, jeder, jener, mancher, welcher,..." then you gonna use the "schwache Deklination"

  • Isn't it just about if one is referring to the subject or the object of the sentence? Mar 9, 2017 at 13:51
  • Don't know exactly what you mean. Look at this page
    – daniel.971
    Mar 9, 2017 at 15:58
  • What leads you to suggest Oktoberfestes be better?
    – Jan
    Mar 15, 2017 at 1:33

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