Hotels in Berlin range from budget hostels, and hip boutiques, to luxury hotels. My top-picks for the best hotels in Berlin include accommodations for every taste and budget, starting with charming 1-star guesthouses and going all the way up to elegant 5-star hotels in Berlin.
1. Pension Funk
The 1-star Pension Funk combines true Berlin character, excellent rates and a great location: Situated in Charlottenburg, in a side street of Berlin's premier shopping mile "Kudamm", this turn of the century guesthouse once was the home of silent movie star Asta Nielsen. The charm of Berlin’s Roaring Twenties has been preserved with decorative ceilings and Art Nouveau windows; the old-fashioned rooms are adorned with floral wall paper, stout furniture, and oriental carpets.
Rooms start at 40 Euros.
Want to save money but still travel in style? Then Motel One is the right choice for you. The rooms of this 2-star "Boutique Motel" are small, but well designed and very functional. They captivate through their modern style; cream, chocolate and turquoise colors complement brick, wood, and leather.
You'll find Motel One in eight different locations throughout Berlin.
Rooms start at 49 Euros.
Read my Motel One Review
The small 3-star Hotel Kastanienhof lies in the center of happening Prenzlauer Berg; although it is not as hip as the surrounding bars, cafes, and restaurants, it offers great value and a warm family feel. Its simply furnished, no-frills rooms are clean and comfortable, and the helpful staff knows all about the neighborhood.
Rooms start at 75 Euros.
The new Berlin Circus Hotel, just opposite of its little brother, the Circus Hostel, features guest rooms, suites, and even rental apartments at top rates. Located in eclectic “Mitte”, the wooden-floored rooms of this 3-star hotel are stylish and comfy. Guests also rave about the fantastic services, from bike, car and segway rental, to a babysitter service and free use of computers and Ipods loaded with Berlin music. The Circus staff goes out of its way to make you feel at home in Berlin.
Rooms start at 68 Euros.
5. Park Inn Hotel Berlin
The Park Inn Hotel has 1000 rooms, 37 floors, and 4 stars; it is located in the center of Alexanderplatz, a stone’s throw away from the iconic Berlin TV Tower. Many Berlin sights are within walking distance, and its excellent access to public transportation makes the Park Inn a favorite for business travelers.The rooms feature flat screen TVs, marbled bathrooms, heated floors, and panoramic views (ask for a room with a vista of the TV tower). In the Park Inn, there are three restaurants, two bars, a beer garden, a spa and a casino, which is located on the top floor.
Rooms start at 90 Euros.
6. Honigmond Garden Hotel
Set on a bustling street just a few steps away from Hackescher Markt, this 4-star hotel in a historic townhouse from 1845 has a wonderful atmosphere; quiet and romantic. Its cozy rooms are individually decorated and surround a lush courtyard garden, the green gem of the hotel. In summer, you can enjoy your breakfast with home-baked bread in the garden.
If you haven't guessed already, the name of the "Honigmond Hotel" translates directly to "Honeymoon Hotel".
Rooms start at 105 Euros.
7. Hotel Bleibtreu
You'll find the 4-star Hotel Bleibtreu, located in a patrician townhouse from the 19th century, in a leafy side street of Berlin’s shopping district “Kudamm”. On the ground floor, there is a Deli, an espresso bar and a flower shop, which draws in locals and travelers alike.
The hotel offers wellness treatments, reflexology massages, and acupuncture. You can prolong the soothing effects in your tranquil room, designed with natural, untreated materials and awash in warm and light colors. Great extra: There is a free mini bar in every room.
Rooms start at 112 Euros.
8. Mandala Hotel Berlin
The Mandala Hotel, in the center of Potsdamer Platz, is a chic 5-star Boutique Hotel. Its stylish suites are purist and spacious, offering high functional design.
The on site restaurant Facil is one of the best restaurants in town, and the Mandala Spa, voted one of the “Best Boutique Spa in the World”, offers great views from the 11th floor.
Rooms start at 210 Euro.
9. Hotel de Rome
Berlin’s latest addition to luxury hotels, the 5-star Hotel de Rome, opened its grand doors in 2006 on the Boulevard "Unter den Linden", in the historic heart of Berlin. Hotel de Rome is housed in a former bank building from the 19th century, and the original vault of the bank is now an underground swimming pool.
The hotel features first-rate rooms with century-high ceilings, a full-service spa, gym, restaurant, and a rooftop terrace.
Rooms start at 420 Euros.
10. Hotel Adlon
Hotel Adlon, just opposite of the Brandenburg Gate, is not only the grand dame of Berlin’s luxury hotels, but also an iconic landmark of the German capital; presidents and celebrities from all over the world stay in its elegant, old-world charm rooms. The 5-star Hotel Adlon offers lavish spa and gym facilities, a Michelin-starred restaurant with French cuisine, and unparalleled service.
Rooms start at 490 Euros.
Read my Hotel Adlon Review