Must-see hotels in Berlin

  • Mövenpick Hotel Berlin

    Berlin

    This snazzy Green Globe–certified hotel smoothly marries contemporary boldness with the industrial flair of the listed Siemenshöfe factory. Rooms vamp it…

  • H10 Berlin Ku'damm

    City West & Charlottenburg

    Sheathed by an elegant brick facade, this effortlessly stylish and central city hotel incorporates some vintage features of a 150-year-old schoolhouse,…

  • Myer’s Hotel Berlin

    Prenzlauer Berg

    Feeling a bit like your rich uncle's country manor, this 56-room boutique hotel has antique-style rooms sporting handmade wooden furniture, heavy drapes…

  • Ellington Hotel

    City West & Charlottenburg

    Duke and Ella gave concerts in the jazz cellar and Bowie partied in the Dschungel nightclub, then the lights went out in the '90s. Now the handsome 1920s…

  • Hotel Otto

    City West & Charlottenburg

    Otto would feel like 'just' a business hotel were it not for cool perks such as fair-trade beauty products and complimentary coffee and cake in the…

  • Grand Hyatt Berlin

    Berlin

    The moment you step into the lavish, cedar-clad lobby of this designer temple, you sense that it’s luxury all the way to the breathtaking rooftop pool…

  • Hotel Sarotti-Höfe

    Kreuzberg

    You’ll have sweet dreams in this 19th-century ex-chocolate factory, whose courtyard-cloistered rooms are quiet despite being in the middle of the bustling…

  • Boutique Hotel i31

    Berlin

    This contemporary contender has modern, if smallish, rooms in soothing colours and various relaxation zones, including a sauna, a sunny terrace and a…

  • Hotel 26

    Friedrichshain

    Set back from the street and with a lovely garden out back, this architect-owned hotel in a revamped factory sparkles in happy-mood-inducing citrus…

  • Hotel Zoe

    Berlin

    Central, stylish and affordable – this urban lifestyle outpost ticks all the boxes for a great short city getaway. The vanilla-and-chocolate colour scheme…

  • Hotel Johann

    Kreuzberg

    This 33-room hotel consistently tops the popularity charts, thanks to its eager-to-please service, homey ambience and good-sized rooms with wooden…

  • Hotel Q!

    City West & Charlottenburg

    Sharp angles are eschewed at this stylish hotel with retro-futuristic design, from the red-hot lobby to the white-on-white rooms, some with sexy bed…

  • Upstalsboom Hotel Friedrichshain

    Friedrichshain

    In this Berlin branch of a small chain of German seaside resorts, subtle maritime flair pervades the public areas, while the rooms offer tranquillity and…

  • Ku’ Damm 101

    City West & Charlottenburg

    This good-value hotel has spacious rooms with design inspired by Le Corbusier, which translates to an angular aesthetic combined with a muted colour…

  • Circus Hostel

    Berlin

    Clean, cheerfully painted singles, doubles and dorms (sleeping three to 10) plus abundant shared facilities, helpful staff and a great location are among…

  • Swissôtel Berlin Kurfürstendamm

    City West & Charlottenburg

    Swissôtel scores highly with style-loving business and leisure travellers thanks to good-sized, carpeted rooms dressed in soothing earth tones, featuring…

  • Das Andere Haus VIII

    Friedrichshain

    At this cleverly converted 19th-century prison on scenic Rummelburger Bucht (bay), anyone can stay in the five snug 'cells' that are sparsely, if…

  • Sana Berlin Hotel

    City West & Charlottenburg

    The Berlin outpost of this stylish Portuguese chain is a great fit for travellers with a taste for streamlined design, which carries through from the…

  • Calma Berlin Mitte

    Berlin

    In the heart of trendy-town, close to cool bars, shops and restaurants, this modern contender has set up shop in a historic building that once housed the…

  • Flower’s Boardinghouse Mitte

    Berlin

    Self-caterers won’t miss many comforts of home in these 21 breezy self-catering apartments available in three sizes – L, XL and XXL – the last being a…

  • Singer 109 Hostel Berlin

    Friedrichshain

    Close to sightseeing and nightlife, this attractive hostel in an historic brick building wraps around a lofty atrium with a lounge where cultural and…

  • Ameron Hotel Abion Spreebogen Waterside

    Berlin

    In a converted dairy farm right on the Spree River, the Abion has bright and airy rooms and comes with easy access to major sights, boat cruises and the…

  • Waldorf Astoria Berlin

    City West & Charlottenburg

    This skyline-altering tower hotel is the brand's first in Germany, and is predictably well suited for feeding luxury cravings. Pampering stations include…

  • Hotel Art Nouveau

    City West & Charlottenburg

    A quaint birdcage lift drops you off with belle-époque flourish at this arty B&B whose wood-floored and colour-drenched rooms skimp neither on space nor…

  • Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Berlin City

    Kreuzberg

    This is one of the best options in this multicultural nightlife area, though light sleepers should bring ear plugs to combat road traffic noise…

  • Monbijou Hotel

    Berlin

    The sleek Monbijou is a handy urban crash pad. Except for the corner suites, rooms are rather compact but thoughtfully laid out and equipped with the…

  • Hotel Bleibtreu Berlin by Golden Tulip

    City West & Charlottenburg

    On a leafy side street just off Kurfürstendamm, this boutique charmer was a pioneer in sustainable lodging at its 1995 opening. Although rooms won't fit a…

  • Mani Hotel

    Berlin

    Cocooned behind an elegant black facade on trendy Torstrasse, Mani flaunts an uncluttered urban feel and sleek rooms, which pack plenty of creature…

  • Berlin Lofts

    Berlin

    Rents 17 bright and stylish lofts and apartments sleeping between two and 14 in converted historical buildings, including a forge, a horse barn and a…

  • Old Town Apartments

    Berlin

    OTA has bright and airy apartments sleeping between two and eight in several locations around Prenzlauer Berg, as well as a hotel and a hostel. Units are…

  • Ebab

    Berlin

    This private-accommodation service caters specifically for gays and lesbians. It's easiest to make your reservations online.

  • Weinmeister

    Berlin

    Behind its shiny facade, this supercentral hipster bastion unapologetically curries favour with creatives from fashion, music and film. Heck, British band…

  • Pfefferbett Hostel

    Prenzlauer Berg

    This convivial hostel has an edgy design, matching the industrial flair of its ex-brewery location. Dorms (some with bathroom) sleep four to eight and…

  • Alte Bäckerei Pankow

    Berlin

    Yesteryear is right now in this small rooftop apartment above a 19th-century bakery. Bedrooms and sitting rooms are furnished country-style and the…

  • City Pension Berlin

    City West & Charlottenburg

    Although everything's getting a bit long in the tooth, this budget-friendly B&B in a 19th-century building puts you close to good shopping, eating and…

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