The 16 Best Boutique Hotels in London
Mar 30, 2019
We've spent hours researching blogs and glossy magazines for the best hotel recommendations. These are our top picks of coolest hotels in Berlin. Bon voyage!
Updated Mar 31, 2019
“Beautiful building and stunning rooms. The staff were excellent and so friendly. I will definitely return and urge others to stay at this gem.”
Just a 5-minute walk from the Kurfürstendamm shopping street, the Provocateur Berlin has a 24-hour bar and free Wi-Fi. Konstanzer Straße Underground Station is a 2-minute walk away.
All rooms at the Provocateur include satellite TV and a private bathroom with hairdryer.
A large breakfast buffet is provided each morning at the Provocateur Berlin. In warm weather, guests can relax on the terrace.
“Great peaceful and elegant atmosphere. Fabulous and exquisite design. Friendly and professional staff. Cozy and discreet at the same time! It could easily become my home in Berlin!”
This 5-star hotel features free WiFi, a spa area, and an indoor swimming pool. It is located by Berlin’s Kurfürstendamm shopping street, 2.5 km from Zoologischer Garten Train and Underground Station.
The SO/ Berlin Das Stue offers elegantly decorated rooms and suites featuring a minibar and satellite TV, and a bathroom with rain shower. Some rooms have a balcony or terrace.
The hotel’s restaurant, 5-cinco by Paco Perez, offers fine dining and has been awarded a Michelin star. Guests can also relax in the Stue Bar and Lounge, and enjoy drinks on the terrace in warm weather.
The SO/ Berlin Das Stue’s spa and wellness area includes a fitness centre, massage facilities and a sauna. The Kulturforum Culture Centre, home to the Berlin Philharmonic and Neue Nationalgalerie Museum, is 3.5 km away.
Berlin Central Train Station can be reached from the hotel within 10 minutes’ drive. Tegel Airport is a 20-minute drive away.
“A new and modern boutique hotel in an old bathhouse. The old features are preserved well without being tacky, the modern parts are simple and stylish in high end materials and finishing. Much love for the detail and a lot of little features to discover.”
This historic building is located in the heart of the vibrant Prenzlauer Berg district of Berlin. Hotel Oderberger offers free WiFi and a chimney lounge on the ground floor.
The Hotel Oderberger is located on the site of a former public swimming bath originally built in 1902 (this pool is subject to availability). The modern rooms come with a flat-screen TV, a fridge, a tea/coffee maker and a private bathroom equipped with a rain shower. Bathrobes, slippers and a complimentary welcome drink are provided free of charge in all rooms.
A daily breakfast buffet is served at the Hotel Oderberger and is included in the room rate. Guests can also enjoy its stunning restaurant, which is set in a historical landmark building with 15-metre-high ceilings, and serves local Berlin and Brandenburg specialities.
The property features a 24-hour reception service. A swimming pool and sauna are available for guests for an additional fee. Please note the sauna and pool are available 5 days a week, and these days vary according to whichever events are taking place in any given week.
Hotel Oderberger is surrounded by many nice bars, cafes and restaurants. It is a short tram ride from the Hackescher Markt area, 2 km from Alexanderplatz and 8 km from Tegel Airport.
“Perfect stay in Berlin! The design is amazing and the staff is very helpful and friendly. I would recommend this hotel for every kind of stay business, leisure, family, couples etc.”
This hotel in the Charlottenburg district of Berlin offers unique design rooms, free WiFi, and great transport links. The Kurfürstendamm shopping street is just 400 metres away.
Ranging from art nouveau to modern, the rooms at Sir Savigny Hotel feature custom furnishing, lighting and fabrics such as cool metals, calfskin and wood. All rooms include a well-stocked minibar, reading books, a Nespresso coffee machine, tea maker and design artifacts such as vintage rugs. Guests can also enjoy bathrobes, slippers, a rain shower and complimentary mineral water.
The Savigny's in-house kitchen, The Butcher, combines a restaurant with a communal table, library and rotating art exhibition. Guests can enjoy cool cocktails and burgers made from prime Aberdeen Angus beef from Scotland.
Sir Savigny Hotel is located near many literary and cultural venues, bookstores, galleries and literary salons here in the refined Charlottenburg district.
Savigny Platz S-Bahn (City Rail) Station is 100 metres from the Sir Savigny. From here, trains run to Berlin Main Station in 9 minutes. Berlin Zoo and the historic Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church are both just a 10-minute walk from the Sir Savigny Hotel.
“Spacious, sunny and very functional room. It was designed like a stylish loft apartment that opens to a stairway to the inner garden. It was located at Mitte just minutes from all the nice restaurants and boutiques. I will definitely will stay there again and again!”
Gorki Apartments are centrally located in Berlin's trendy Mitte district, surrounded by numerous bars, cafés, galleries and shops. Guests can relax in the elegantly furnished apartments.
Housed in an attractive 19th-century building near Rosenthaler Platz, the accommodation consists of individually furnished apartments and 2 very spacious penthouses. The property combines famous design names with quirky flea-market items and contemporary elements.
All apartments include a flat-screen TV, a box-spring bed and a fully equipped kitchen with Nespresso coffee machine, a kettle, a dishwasher and a fridge. WiFi is also provided free of charge. Guests also enjoy free use of bathrobes and slippers, and can also request special kitchen utensils.
Soft drinks, wine and champagne can be purchased on site. Guests can also purchase a voucher on-site for breakfast at nearby cafés.
The Gorki is the perfect departure point for exploring Berlin, whilst also offering a tranquillity and privacy here in the city centre.
Tegel Airport is located just 8 km away and the property lets out parking spaces for an additional charge.
“I liked everything at this hotel. It was so Berlin-ish. An experience that everyone must have in that city. Easy, friendly, stylish, flexible and got a surprise in every corner. I definitely stay here again!”
Located at Zoologischer Garten Station, this stylish hotel boasts views of Berlin's popular Kufürstendamm shopping street area. Guests will enjoy the hotel’s trendy bar and the sauna overlooking Tiergarten, set in Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf.
Opened in 2014, 25hours Hotel Bikini Berlin offers individually designed rooms featuring air conditioning, free WiFi and an UE Boom Bluetooth speakers. Some rooms have floor-to-ceiling windows and offer a panoramic view of the lively city centre or of the zoo.
Guests can enjoy oriental cuisine served at the hotel's Neni Restaurant. A variety of drinks and music are on offer at the hotel's Monkey Bar. Guests can also relax on the rooftop terrace and enjoy the city view from the 10th floor.
From the hotel, the famous Memorial Church on Breidscheidtplatz as well as the Berlin Zoo are each only a 2-minute walk away.
Tegel Airport is only 6 km from the hotel and Zoologischer Garten Train Station offers connections throughout the city. Guests enjoy a discount at the next door public parking garage.
“Modern boutique hotel in a lovely location that's well serviced by public transportation. Hotel was top notch. Staff was lovely too. Restaurant and bar were great. Amazing service overall.”
This elegant hotel enjoys a prime location on Berlin’s renowned Kurfürstendamm shopping street. Set in a historic building, it offers a restaurant, gym and luxurious accommodation with free WiFi access.
Hotel Zoo Berlin dates back to the early 20th century and was a popular residence for many famous film stars and cultural icons. Between the 1950s and 1970s, Grace Kelly, Sophia Loren, Hildegard Knef and Romy Schneider all stayed at the hotel.
The carefully renovated rooms and suites have an industrial style, and are decorated with rich fabrics and exotic details from around the world.
Nearby attractions include Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church and Berlin Zoo, which are within a 10-minute walk of the hotel.
Berlin Tegel Airport is 6 km from Hotel Zoo Berlin.
“Superb hotel. The room has so many details. I actually spent an hour looking around for all the ‘hidden treasures’. The breakfast was magnificent and the restaurant downstairs is very good.”
This design hotel with free WiFi is situated just 200 metres from Berlin's Ku'Damm boulevard with its stylish shops, bars and restaurants. The Max Brown Hotel Ku'damm offers diverse breakfasts from all over the world available 24 hours a day.
The contemporary rooms at the Max Brown Hotel Ku'damm feature distinctive own-brand art as well as signature bedding. Rooms feature top-quality spa and bathroom amenities as well as a view of the city or courtyard.
In addition to the 24/7 breakfasts, guests can enjoy in-house facilities such as The Bakery and The Store.
Set in a refined area of Berlin, the Max Brown Ku'damm is 500 metres from Hohenzollerndamm Underground Station. It is 3 km from the Messe Berlin Trade Fair and 5 km from Berlin Main Station.
“Nice boutique hotel close to central city attractions. Fantastic value for money. I loved the style of the rooms. The reception staff were very friendly and welcoming.”
Stylish rooms and apartments with kitchenettes are offered at Lux 11 as well as a designer boutique, a milk bar and a restaurant It is 200 metres from Alexanderplatz Square in Berlin’s Mitte district.
The elegant apartments at Lux 11 Berlin-Mitte feature high ceilings and a modern bathroom with rain shower. Rooms are equipped with cable TV.
The Lux 11 is a great base for exploring the trendy nightlife venues of the areas around Hackescher Markt and Rosa-Luxemburg Platz, both a 5-minute walk away. Underground, S-Bahn and regional trains run from Alexanderplatz.
Nearby there are also many cafés, bakeries and places to have breakfast.
“Beautiful and trendy hotel in an excellent location. The room was decorated to a very high standard and very comfortable. Great value for money!”
Free Wi-Fi and rooms with a flat-screen TV are offered at this design hotel in the centre of Berlin. Hotel MANI by AMANO Group is just a 5-minute walk from Hackescher Markt.
Stylish décor and real parquet floors characterise the air-conditioned rooms at Hotel MANI by AMANO Group. All rooms include a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, and a private bathroom.
A full buffet is served each morning in the breakfast restaurant. Guests can try French and Israeli specialties in the award-winning, elegant restaurant with atmospheric lighting.
Laptops, bikes and iPods can be rented at Hotel MANI by AMANO Group. The 24-hour reception also offers a tour desk.
Parking spaces are available at the hotel. Rosenthaler Platz Underground Station is 100 metres away, and is 2 stops from Alexanderplatz.
“Very modern and new decor. Excellent staff and amenities. Location is very nice for Berlin, main train station across the street and plenty of great spots within walking distance.”
This large hotel is situated in the heart of Berlin, just a 3-minute walk from Berlin Main Station. The Hotel AMANO Grand Central offers free WiFi as well as a green rooftop terrace and a stylish bar.
The modern rooms at the AMANO Grand Central Berlin feature a modern and purist design. All rooms include air conditioning, soundproof windows, hardwood floors, a flat-screen TV, safe, minibar and a private bathroom.
Culinary treats are served in the ground-floor bistro restaurant, and there are also on-site shops, conference facilities and a 24-hour reception. The hotel overlooks the River Spree and also offers a fitness room.
The area is popular for cycling and guests can hire bicycles at reception for exploring Berlin. The hotel is only 600 metres from the Natural History Museum and 1.5 km from the Reichstag (parliament) and the Brandenburg Gate.
Private parking is available at the Hotel AMANO Grand Central for a daily surcharge. There are direct buses to Tegel Airport (6 km) and direct trains to Schönefeld Airport (23 km), as well as excellent public transport connections across the German capital.
“Stunning hotel close by to the heart of the city. The room was spacious and very clean. The shower was amazing. The staff made us feel at home straight away.”
This design boutique hotel is situated a 2-minute walk from the cultural, shopping and entertainment district of Hackescher Markt. Hotel ZOE by AMANO Group offers free WiFi in all areas, a 24-hour reception as well as a rooftop terrace with great views of the iconic TV Tower.
Rooms at Hotel ZOE by AMANO Group feature a remarkable design with untreated concrete, dark contrasts and warm lighting. All rooms include air conditioning, a flat-screen TV, a desk and a private bathroom with shower and hairdryer.
A rich buffet is served each morning in the spacious breakfast area with adjoining winter garden. Guests can also relax at the stylish Gin & Tonic Bar on the ground floor.
The hotel also offers bike hire. The UNESCO Museum Island is 300 metres from Hotel ZOE by AMANO Group, while Alexanderplatz is 600 metres away. Hackescher Markt S-Bahn (suburban) train station is just a 2-minute walk away.
This list is manually curated and based on hotel recommendations from blogs and magazines. Please let me know if you think a hotel should be added to the list.
Updated Mar 31, 2019