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Berlin has 22 five-star luxury hotels competing for your business and there are now over three times the number of hotel rooms of all grades than there were when the Wall came down. So ask for a discount! The Hotel Guru's choice of the best places to stay in Berlin ranges from the sumptuous Hotel de Rome, one of Rocco Forte's finest to Die Fabrik a budget establishment ideal for those wanting to save their pennies for the pubs and clubs.
Best places to stay in Berlin - pensions
Many of the new hotels are rather characterless tour group processors. But for people who mind about where they stay....for you...there are two very typically Berlin types of hotel to be tried.
There are a number of pensions, often in converted pre-war apartment blocks, which have added modern touches that make them into something quite new, refreshing and comfortable.
Art Nouveau is an example that we like.
Best places to stay in Berlin for the design conscious
There are others that have gone way down the designer route and have become art objects in themselves, the Arte Luise Kunsthotel being a prime example!
The Ellington too is is a stylish choice with a great restaurant.
Best places to stay in Berlin for traditionalists
Traditionalists are well catered for. The best places to stay in Berlin for those who prefer their style classical include Myer's Hotel - it even features an English style tea room.
Best luxury places to stay in Berlin
If it's full on grandeur you're looking for in your place to stay in Berlin, Schlosshotel im Grunewald is a 1912 courtier's palace decorated by Karl Lagerfeld, in the leafy suburbs.
The Regent is another obvious choice. Home from home for the glitterati, it also boasts two Michelin starred dining and has long been feted as one of the best places to stay in Berlin.
All in all the burgeoning hotel scene makes Berlin an even more desirable place to visit, both for the young (there is a vibrant club scene) and the not-so-young (the city is amazingly rich in culture, from museums to music).
To see our complete selection of the best places to stay in Berlin, browse the list below.
Best Hotels in Berlin
Die Fabrik 9 rooms from $40Berlin
Atmospheric student and artist friendly hostel in a pre-war brick-built factory. This characterful spot boasts a friendly cafe, courtyard, bright and quirky bedrooms, and dormitories for groups. A great value choice for groups of friends.Groups - A perfect space for artistic groups travelling to Berlin, with dorm rooms and special prices for large groups.Value chic - Cool converted factory in the "multikulti" district of Kreuzberg, with casual cafe and courtyard garden.Sights nearby - The East Side Gallery, a painted stretch of the Berlin Wall, is within easy distance.Lively - Hip and happening.
Monbijou Hotel 101 rooms from $77Berlin
A fabulous boutique slap bang in the middle of Berlin. Eclectic modern interiors filled with attractive objets d'arts, a lively bar, cosy library with fireplaces, gorgeous rooms and suites, and a Parisian restaurant. Super cool, very central, and good value.Outstanding location - Positioned in the absolute city centre in the Berlin Mitte, with views of the Berliner Dom.Boutique - Stunning interiors house an eclectic collection of objets d'arts and modern design.City Style - In the ultimate central location with bags of personality and personability.Lively - Hip and happening.
Huttenpalast 18 rooms from $72Berlin
Quietly located in Berlin's trendy Neukölln district, this quirky hotel has 18 unique and original rooms. Stay in caravans, log cabins or comfortable, contemporary bedrooms. Huttenpalast is located near hundreds of interesting bars, restaurants and clubs - a perfect hub for exploring the city.Close to nightlife - Lots of interesting bars, cafes, restaurants within 5 min walk of hotel.Sights nearby - 3.5km from infamous Checkpoint CharlieLearning - Lots of local museums to exploreCycling - Bicycle hire available
25Hours Hotel Bikini Berlin 149 rooms from $87Berlin
A cutting edge urban paradise in West Berlin's old centre. An office block conversion, now a contemporary take on urban living. Big bright open spaces with exposed concrete walls, beautiful rooms, lively rooftop terrace bar, lounge DJ performances, and a Mediterranean restaurant. Super cool.City Style - Located in West Berlin’s old centre, between Tiergarten Park, the Berlin Zoo and the retail heart, Kurfürstendamm.Designer - Cutting egde design has transformed an old office space into an urban paradise.Views - Stunning cityscape and zoo views from all anglesRoof terrace - Lively rooftop Monkey Bar.
Michelberger Hotel 119 rooms from $79Berlin
The bare necessities in a hip, urban, youthful hotel. Rooms designed according to themes - think flea market collectibles scattered through 'the library' or 'the chalet', for example. Inexpensive and cool.Lively - Trendy, urban, youthful.Value chicCity StyleSights nearby - Well located for major sights.Recommended by - CN Traveller
Arte Luise Kunsthotel 48 rooms from $80Berlin
Eclectic, funky hotel with rooms designed by different artists. Each room is as whacky as the next - the themes jump from time, to space, to travel. The sculptures in the lobby and philosophy in the stairwell accompany the guests en route rather like an art gallery in which you can stay the night.Writing a novel - Artists stay for free if they contribute to the project, thus you'll always find a creative crowd hanging around the courtyard!Value chic - An unheard of price for this prime central location, not to mention the funky design and interesting folks you'll meet here.Local markets - A 20 minute walk brings you to The Gendarmenmarkt, a lovely open square that holds one of the city's famed Christmas markets.Sights nearby - The Reichstag Dome is only five minutes down the road, climb the double helix walkway for the best viewpoint over the city.Recommended by - I Escape, Fodors, Frommers
Ku Damm 101 170 rooms from $81Berlin
Large contemporary minimalist hotel, cool and affordable. Huge simple rooms with lots of natural light, pale colours, and minimalist furniture. Bar, in-room massage, and entertainment twice a month. A great choice for those looking for something functional and understated.Value chicLively - Twice a month a DJ plays in the bar.Sights nearby - Well located for major sights.Local markets - Good for local colour.Recommended by - I Escape, Tablet
Hotel Q 77 rooms from $102Berlin
A super trendy design hotel off the main retail street Kurfürstendamm. Contemporary rooms and suites with minimal furnishings and all the mod cons, lively member's only bar, top of the range spa, and a Thai restaurant. A highly coveted spot for movers and shakers.City Style - Cutting edge design and a covetted member's only bar.Bar - Lively, member's only, plus guests.Spa breaksSights nearby - Around the corner is the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church.Recommended by - I Escape
Sir FK Savigny Hotel 44 rooms from $88Berlin
A smart and graceful hotel in one of Berlin's liveliest areas. Black and white bedrooms with modern art and private balconies. Trendy bar and lobby area with lots of white leather and animal hide throws. Sophisticated contemporary elegance.City StyleLively - In the heart of the trendy Charlottenburg districtSights nearby - Well located for major sights.Local markets - Good for local colour.Recommended by - Tablet
Heckers Hotel 69 rooms from $89Berlin
Privately run 4* luxury in West Berlin offering prime location. Contemporary rooms furnished with faux-traditional elegance - neutral colours, rich fabrics and dark wooden furniture. The bathrooms are lavish. Restaurant, terrace and bar are lively. An understated and extremely comfortable choice.Sights nearby - The government district around the Reichstag is a short bus ride away and a great afternoon.Full of characterRemote - Off the beaten track.Spa
Hotel Art Nouveau 22 rooms from $93Berlin
A modern revamp of a classic Art Nouveau building. Charming rooms feature wooden floors and contemporary touches, think vast photos of gourds and Alice-in-Wonderland mirrors. Delicious organic breakfast is served in the bright and airy dining room. A fun and vibrant spot for exploring the city.Value chic - Wooden floors and high ceilings meet cutting edge art and funky design, at a reasonable price tag.Lively - Hip and happening.Designer - Uniquely designed interiors.Full of characterRecommended by - Tablet, Frommers
The Circus 60 rooms from $93Berlin
The newest hotel in the Circus group following the ever-popular hostel. Creative design throughout. Bold colours in the individually designed rooms and some feature large works of pop-art. Regional-modern cuisine and an excellent cocktail list. Well positioned for city exploring.Local exploring - Located in Berlin’s central district surrounded by galleries, restaurants and bars.Value chic - Abundant style and devilishly good prices.Sights nearby - Visit the Berlin Wall, the Soviet Embassy and Alexanderplatz.
Mittendrin Hotel 4 rooms from $93Berlin (Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf)
A charming owner-managed boutique hotel. The four rooms are all individually styled with bright colours and traditional features. A hearty breakfast is served. Just minutes from the underground and plenty of bars, restaurants and shops in the area. An ideal base for city exploration.Local exploring - A small boutique hotel with great transport connections.Sights nearby - Visit some of Berlin's most iconic sights including Alexanderplatz, The Berlin Wall and Check Point Charlie.
Cosmo Hotel Berlin Mitte 84 rooms from $94Berlin
A contemporary hotel in West Berlin's Mitte district. Large spaces have sleek lines and minimalist furnishings. Rooftop terrace, lively bar, fitness centre and excellent business facilities. Cosmopolitan with the right touch of sombreness. Ideal for leisure travellers as well as business visitors.City StyleLively - Hip and happening.SpaSights nearby - Well located for major sights.
Bleibtreu Hotel 60 rooms from $97Berlin
Subtly modern, lots of natural light, simple rooms in a sleepy part of Berlin. Lovely courtyard, spa, and restaurant inspired by New York. A great city choice for those looking for something less avant garde.City StyleLively - Hip and happening.Sights nearby - Well located for major sights.Local markets - Good for local colour.Recommended by - Tablet
The Dude 27 rooms from $103Berlin
An eclectic mix of contemporary design and elegance. An iconic bar and steakhouse restaurant, small gym, and sophisticated suites with private balconies. A grown up spot with oodles of character.City StyleSights nearby - Museum Island is only 15 minutes walk awayLively - Hip and happening.Designer - Uniquely designed interiors.Recommended by - Tablet
Soho House Berlin 65 rooms from $104Berlin
The coolest place in town. Soho House is a playground for grown-ups. Chic boutique rooms and self-catering apartments, all completely different but equally as special as the next. Busy bistro, fantastic roof top bar and pool, gym and spa area. Young, fun, luxurious.Roof terrace - With bar and pool.Views - Great views from hotelCity StyleChicRecommended by - Mr & Mrs Smith, I Escape
Villa Abion 224 rooms from $116Berlin
A contemporary luxury hotel set on the river in a serene part of Berlin. Light airy rooms and suites have large warehouse-style windows. Soft hues are livened by pops of green. A laid-back restaurant boasts lovely river views. Hire a hotel bike for easy access to all the action. A sleek property.City Style - A slick modern hotel spectacularly positioned right on the river Spree.Sights nearby - Not to miss sights include Alexanderplatz, Eastside Gallery and Check Point Charlie but the list of sights is endless.Views - Great views from hotelDesigner - Uniquely designed interiors.
Boutique Hotel i31 117 rooms from $125Berlin
A chic and modern hotel located in the bustling Mitte district, close by to restaurants, bars and shops. Rooms are in contemporary style with comfort facilities. The bar is elegant with sleek design and a sumptuous buffet breakfast is served every morning. Super-central.Local exploring - The train station is located within walking distance, making it easy to explore surrounding areas as wellCity Style - Contemporary style rooms fit for the city travellerLocal markets - Visit the local markets at the Friedrichstrasse shopping streetViews - Great views from hotel
Honigmond Garden Hotel 20 rooms from $130Berlin
A lovely townhouse hotel with a beautiful garden. Very traditional rooms have floral wallpapers and oil paintings. Slightly old fashioned, but a good choice for the sophisticated traveller.Sights nearby - Located in the historic centre of BerlinLocal markets - Good for local colour.
Titanic Gendarmenmarkt Berlin 208 rooms from $136Berlin (Mitte)
A luxury hotel in the heart of Berlin with a stylish converted warehouse feel. Guests can enjoy the fine, grill restaurant and an extensive Turkish spa. Rooms are decorated in warming, earthy colours and private balconies with city views are available on request.Spa - 1000 Square metre BeFine Health Club and SpaSights nearby - Brandenburg Gate and all of Berlin's attractions are easily accessibleLocal markets - GendarmenmarktRecommended by - Tablet
Weinmeister 84 rooms from $138Berlin
A hip destination for movers and shakers in the revellers' district, Mitte. Urban-chic contemporary rooms with white washed walls and designer bed pods. Fantastic roof top bar, lots of parties, restaurant, and excellent spa.City StyleRoof terraceSights nearby - Plenty of major attractions can be reached on foot.Lively - Hip and happening.Recommended by - Tablet
Hotel Brandenburger Hof 72 rooms from $142Berlin
Privately owned luxury hotel with a design-conscious twist. The interiors fuse Prussian handcraft, Asian lightness and the ideals of the Bauhaus era. Its Michelin-starred restaurant is one of Berlin’s best and has a cellar of over 850 German wines. A sophisticated choice.Restaurant - Recommended.Sights nearby - Just down the road is Gedächtniskirche memorial church, damaged in WWII and now a memorial to peace and reconciliation.Swimming Pool - Indoor poolFull of characterRecommended by - Tablet, Frommers, Kiwi Collection, Small Luxury Hotels
Ellington Hotel 285 rooms from $151Berlin
Cool, all-white new addition to central Berlin's hotels. This fabulous 1920s facade has slick and trendy interiors. Extensive banqueting facilities make perfect spaces for private events, bright Scandinavian-esque white on white rooms, and a great restaurant. A stylish choice.City Style - Uber sleek minimalist rooms behind a Weimar-style facade, that was previously the famous West Berlin jazz club the Badewanne.Value chic - Prime location, fantastic facilities, beautiful contemporary rooms with a funky jazz theme throught- for peanuts!Great walks - The Zoo and Gardens are just a few minutes down the road and well worth checking out on a sunny afternoon.Views - Great views from hotelRecommended by - Tablet, Fodors
Ackselhaus & Bluehome Hotels 31 rooms from 150Berlin
A truly boutique collection of two hotels with rooms and a few self-catering apartments. Bedrooms have around the world themes - think Africa, Rome, China - in vibrant colours with stand alone bathtubs. A great choice for families, groups and couples.FoodiesFamiliesSights nearby - ewish cemetery on Schönhauser Allee.Romantic - Good for couples.Recommended by - I Escape
Myer's Hotel 51 rooms from $158Berlin
A simple hotel in a classical 19th century building. Well maintained, full of charm and close to museums and nightlife. Basic rooms, lovely lobby bar with parquet flooring and Cuban-style tables, and an English-style tea room. Convenient and comfortable for city exploring.City Style - A 4 star boutique hotel in the trendy Prenzlauer Berg district, boasting leafy garden and pampering spa facilities.Sights nearby - The famed Alexanderplatz square is just one stop away on the metro.Lively - Hip and happening.
nhow 304 rooms from $163Berlin
Contemporary cutting-edge design hotel. Futuristic rooms have bubble gum colours and curvaceous furniture. Two recording studios, restaurant, and spa. A hip destination.City StyleLively - Europe's first music hotelSights nearby - Well located for major sights.Local markets - Good for local colour.Recommended by - Tablet
Casa Camper, Berlin 51 rooms from $164Berlin
Contemporary hotel in central Berlin with a popular restaurant, small gym, and within striking distance of the trendiest areas. Bedrooms and suites have light parquet floors, red walls, and all the modern gadgetry necessary. A cool city spot.Sights nearby - Located in the heart of the cityCity StyleFoodiesLocal markets - Good for local colour.Recommended by - Tablet, I Escape
Mandala Hotel 158 rooms from $176Berlin
Spectacularly modern and spacious suites in a large hotel. Michelin starred restaurant, extensive spa, and excellent meeting rooms. Fantastic penthouse suite at the top. Ideal for any modern city visitor. Stylish and gourmet.Foodies - Michelin star restaurant.City Style5* Luxury - Very high service standards.Local markets - Good for local colour.Recommended by - Tablet
Das Stue 67 rooms from $179Berlin
Previously an embassy in the 1930s, now an upmarket boutique hotel with a Michelin starred kitchen and excellent spa. Contemporary bedrooms and suites have light wood floors, lots of natural light, and splashes of modern art. A very stylish spot with all the trimmings.Foodies - Michelin starred chef.City StyleSpa breaksSights nearby - Adjacent to the 210 acre Tiergarten Park and steps from Berlin Zoo. Reichstag & New National Gallery also within easy reachRecommended by - Mr & Mrs Smith, Tablet
Hotel Zoo 144 rooms from $213Berlin (KURFÜRSTENDAMM 25)
A stylish and quirky hotel in a well known shopping street of Berlin. Rooms are uniquely designed, uber luxurious and some with open plan bathrooms. Also features a fine dining restaurant, a chic bar and fitness centre. Has been a popular hub with celebrities in the past, evokes classic elegance.Local exploring - Located in the prestigious Kurfurstendamm street, surrounded by designer stores, restaurants and barsCity Style - Opulent rooms with all modern facilitiesSights nearby - The Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church and the Berlin Zoo cannot be missedOpulent
Lux 11 Hotel 72 rooms from $217Berlin
Cool, easy-going designer hotel in a lively part of East Berlin. White on white studio rooms with magenta throws, kitchenettes and rain showers. A unique Aveda HairSpa and excellent Japanese/Italian fusion restaurant. A fashionable spot on the doorstep of galleries, restaurants, and shops.City Style - Designer-architects Claudio Silverstein and Giulana Salmaso have crafted a sleek space unique in this edgy trendy part of town.Great walks - Alexanderplatz is one of the most famous squares of Berlin.Lively - Hip and happening.Full of characterRecommended by - Tablet, Fodors, Frommers
Schlosshotel im Grunewald 53 rooms from $234Berlin
A 1912 courtier's palace decorated by Karl Lagerfeld just outside Berlin in the leafy Grunewald suburbs. Opulence and grandeur from head to toe - rich crushed velvet fabrics, mahogany furniture, marble fireplaces, parquet floors, oil paintings. Two restaurants and a good spa. A lavish spot.City Style - Spend your day being chauffeured around Berlin in a Rolls Royce, followed by an evening drink in the Tire Bouchon smoking salon.Total relaxation - This hotel was built for luxurious repose, from spa treatments to beds of the finest fabrics and knockout dining.Great walks - Near several small lakes and surrounded with wooded trails, plus the hotel will prepare private picnics for you.Designer - Karl Lagerfeld and Patrick Hellmann had a strong hand in the interiors.Recommended by - Mr & Mrs Smith, Tablet, Frommers, Kiwi Collection
Hotel de Rome 146 rooms from $334Berlin
One of Rocco Forte's finest hotels. Architectural splendour and grand interiors that ooze contemporary elegance. Sleek rooms and suites in blues, reds and beiges. Fantastic roof top terrace bar/lounge with unrivalled views of Berlin, great spa. An ultra-stylish spot for any city visitor.Sights nearby - Explore the city by hopping on the metro at U HausvogteiplatzSwimming Pool - Indoor PoolFull of characterRomantic - Good for couples.Recommended by - Tablet, Fodors, Frommers, Kiwi Collection
Regent Berlin Hotel 195 rooms from $335Berlin
Glitter and practicality combined in a well-run hotel. Highly polished marble, panelled public rooms, chandeliers, Victorian landscapes and English period prints. A sophisticated hotel with a double Michelin-starred restaurant. A home from home for glitterati.Foodies - A range of restaurants and bars to explore, as well as Fischers Fritz Restaurant and its two Michelan Stars.Sights nearby - Nearby Französische Straße underground station is a great way to explore the city.Lively - Hip and happening.Full of characterRecommended by - Frommers, Kiwi Collection
Hotel Adlon Kempinski 382 rooms from $423Berlin
The Grande Dame of Berlin's hotels. Large, luxurious and sophisticated rooms with smart fabrics and elegant furniture. Fantastic spa, restaurant and conference facilities for both business and leisure guests. A hotel that caters to every comfort in excess and in style.Large HotelFree wifiGreat walks - Ask for the personalised walking and jogging maps and go through the beautiful Berlin Tiergarten.Sights nearby - Reserve an exclusive Berlin city tour at the travel desk.Recommended by - Tablet, Fodors, Frommers, Kiwi Collection