Berlin is undoubtedly Germany’s coolest and one of Europe’s most happening cities. Berlin is an old, historic metropolis that has been flourishing ever since the fall of the wall. Whether for world-class nightlife, new tech start-ups, unique fashion, cutting-edge art, or the growing culinary scene: There is so much to explore in Berlin. And thanks to the city’s sprawling size and relative diversity Berlin has attracted people and young, trendsetting individuals from all over the world. It’s a mecca for bohemians, Europe’s creative class and artists that want to show their work in one of the hundreds of independent galleries.
Visitors often fall in love with the cities unique vibe. So whether you are visiting for a day, a weekend or a week, when you hear Berlin calling, these are a few addresses you should consider staying at. Because you’ll want to stay longer than expected and return on a regular.
A reasonably priced five-star design hotel in central Berlin that manages a perfect mix of sophistication, a great location and Michelin-starred cuisine. It matches period charm with funky interiors, and there’s a Susanne Kaufmann spa. Berlin Zoo, the Tiergarten and the Landwehr Canal are right on your doorstep.
This place mixes top-notch style with splashes of pre-war nostalgia. And thanks to some savvy aesthetic positioning that lands precisely between glam and bling, it’s amenable to everyone from young clubbers and couples to middle-aged families. Don’t miss the convivial, speakeasy-themed bar.
This funky three-star, devised by trendy shoe company Casa Camper, exudes many of the same hip, arty qualities as its original sister boutique in Barcelona. Close to many of Berlin’s central sights, it couples a casual-but-cool vibe with a relaxed, ‘DIY service’ ethic, and a top-notch Michelin-star dining experience.
This intimate design has a convenient West Berlin location close to the eponymous Savignyplatz. It aims to recreate an upscale “home-from-home” feel with swanky public areas, esoterically designed rooms and a hip restaurant and winter garden.
Located right across the road from Berlin’s main train station (Hauptbahnhof), this design-savvy hotel is not only conveniently located for guests arriving by rail, but a solid choice for anyone looking for smart, spacious rooms and convenient amenities like a breezy bistro and slick cocktail bar.