Luxury hotels in Berlin

Askanischer Hof
100 euros and up
Small city center hotel on Ku’damm with a family-like atmosphere. 15 spacious and comfortable rooms and one suite, pretty 1920s-style furniture, technically fully equipped.
›› Charlottenburg, Kurfürstendamm 53, Tel. 8 81 80 33, www.askanischer-hof.de

Berlin Marriott Hotel
159 euros and up
This luxury Marriott Hotel, which has 379 tastefully decorated rooms and suites, is near the Brandenburg Gate and the Tiergarten. A spa, bar, Midtown Grill Restaurant with American cuisine and 24-hour room service contribute to a relaxing stay. The new Catwalk Bar was designed by Michael Michalsky as Berlin’s first fashion bar and it tempts guests with innovative cocktails, a large champagne menu and deliciously light food.
›› Mitte, Inge-Beisheim-Platz 1, Tel. 22 00 00, www.marriott.de

Bleibtreu Berlin
112 euros and up
Elegant, stylish hotel close to Ku’damm, all 60 rooms with bathroom/shower, cable TV, WiFi, free mini bar, radio and remote-control lights. The hotel has a restaurant, flower shop, espresso bar and a spa area with fitness training and health and beauty treatments.
›› Charlottenburg, Bleibtreu Str. 31, Tel. 88 47 40, www.bleibtreu.com

Brandenburger Hof
195 euros and up
Elegant, late 19th century palace near the Kurfürstendamm, luxurious rooms and suites with large spa bath, separate WC, walk-in wardrobes, TV and WiFi. Other amenities include beauty and spa area with pool, a wonderful winter garden, four Berlin Salons plus the award-winning, star rated Quadriga restaurant, with its prize-winning “Treasure Trove of German Wines” with 950 examples.
›› Charlottenburg, Eislebener Str. 14, Tel. 21 40 50, www.brandenburger-hof.com

Casa Camper
165 euros and up
This purist designer hotel opened autumn 2009 and offers Berlin visitors a high level of comfort and service in 51 modern rooms and suites. The hotel offers a wide range of services including free high-speed WiFi, cycle rental and iPod docking stations. The hotel´s Tentempié restaurant offers guests a free gourmet buffet around the clock.
›› Mitte, Weinmeister Str. 1, Tel. 20 00 34 10, www.casacamper.com

Cosmo Hotel Berlin Mitte
109 euros and up
This is the right hotel for cosmopolitan types who like to be in the middle of things. Trendy boutiques, fashionable restaurants, hip bars and clubs, as well as galleries, are all within walking distance. The Cosmo combines laid-back luxury with personal service. Its 84 rooms and suites offer all functional comforts and are decorated in warm spicy colors with the accent on silver. They are also fitted with the latest technology including flat-screen TVs and high-speed Internet. In the hotel restaurant, the celebrated head chef Ottmar Pohl-Hoffbauer creates aromatic dishes from exotic and Mediterranean spices.
›› Mitte, Spittelmarkt 13, Tel. 58 58 22 22, www.cosmo-hotel.de

Ellington
118 euros and up
Highlight of Berlin’s hotels in a heritage-listed building that was once home to the legendary swing palace called Feminia and the trendy Badewanne club. The 285 rooms and suites feature an elegant yet relaxed design with very modern furnishings. After attending a conference in one of the nine conference rooms, you can spoil yourself with culinary delights in the trendy Duke restaurant.
›› Schöneberg, Nürnberger Str. 50-55, Tel. 68 31 50, www.ellington-hotel.com

Estrel Hotel & Convention Center
149 euros and up
Europe’s biggest convention, entertainment and hotel complex has 1,125 fully fitted rooms and suites designed in a timeless elegant style, as well as 5 restaurants, 2 bars, a boat landing stage and a beer garden. The building’s design with its glass-roofed atrium, styled like an Italian piazza, and the friendly staff ensure that guests feel welcome right away. The hotel also includes the Showroom, where every evening lookalikes of world famous stars such as Madonna, Elvis Presley and Tina Turner perform live.
›› Neukölln, Sonnenallee 225, Tel. 6 83 10, www.estrel.com

Grand Hotel Esplanade
109 euros and up
Lifestyle and luxury hotel with swimming pool, jacuzzi, fitness center and saunas. A highlight is the 162 sq m panorama suite with a private sauna and whirlpool and a view of Tiergarten. Here you won’t want for anything.
›› Tiergarten, Lützowufer 15, Tel. 2 54 78 82 55, www.esplanade.de

Hilton Berlin
145 euros and up
City center luxury hotel at Gendarmenmarkt with bar and restaurants, executive floor with sepa­rate club lounge, 16 conference rooms, health club with a sauna, pool, lots of health and beauty offers and a 24-hour fitness center.
›› Mitte, Mohren Str. 30, Tel. 2 02 30, www.hilton.de/berlin

Hotel Adlon Kempinski
260 euros and up
Traditional Berlin luxury hotel, which celebrated its 100th birthday in 2007. Unique location at the Brandenburg Gate, 304 luxury rooms and 78 suites, upscale furniture, personal butler on request. Guests can pamper body and soul in a 900 sq m architecturally beautiful spa area.
›› Mitte, Unter den Linden 77, Tel. 2 26 10, www.hotel-adlon.de

Hotel Berlin, Berlin
100 euros and up
This modern and traditional Hotel at the Lützowplatz is a true Berliner, in the very heart of the city. It opened in 1958 and over the years it has grown into one of German’s biggest hotels with more than 700 highly modern rooms and suites. Guests can feel at home in every one of the six room categories with different designs between 20 sq m and 120 sq m, not least because each room is equipped with the latest in-room entertainment including high-speed Internet. The hotel has a number of restaurants and bars including an idyllic garden restaurant. The superbly equipped fitness and health area is available free of charge to guests. A highlight is a new conference and event center with 22 conference rooms with breakouts and exhibition space in an area of more than 2,000 sq m.
›› Tiergarten, Lützowplatz 17, Tel. 26 05-0 & 26 05 27 00, www.hotel-berlin.de

Hotel Concorde Berlin
130 euros and up
A new generation of luxury hotel, contemporary, elegant and with charming service located right on the Kurfürst-endamm. The 311 rooms, including 44 suites, are among the largest in the city and are puristic, yet extravagant, and also offer the latest technology. The Club Etoile on the 10th and 11th floors has a separate check-in, lounge and a breathtaking view of Berlin. The breakfast restaurant St. Germain, the Brasserie Le Faubourg with lounge and Lutèce Bar, the business center and an elegant fitness and health area round off the facilities.
›› Charlottenburg, Augsburger Str. 41, Tel. 8 00 99 90, www.concorde-hotels.com/concordeberlin

Hotel de Rome
395 euros and up
Opened in 2006 in the neo-classical Dresdner Bank building, this grand hotel is close to the magnificent Unter den Linden avenue. Most of the 146 rooms and suites have high ceilings and classical proportions. There’s also the 120 sq m Bebel Suite with a large terrace and view of the Bebelplatz, as well as a spa and 20-m pool in the bank’s former vault.
›› Mitte, Behren Str. 37, Tel. 4 60 60 90, www.hotelderome.com

Hotel Palace
105 euros and up
Gourmet and conference hotel close to the Gedächtniskirche and KaDeWe, 282 modern, individually furnished rooms, including 32 luxury suites. The gourmet restaurant First Floor is famous beyond Berlin.
›› Charlottenburg, Budapester Str. 45, Tel. 2 50 20, www.palace.de

Intercontinental Berlin
135 euros and up
Large American-style luxury hotel, 577 rooms and 63 suites on 14 floors, equipped with every luxury, two restaurants, cocktail lounge, swimming pool.
›› Tiergarten, Budapester Str. 2, Tel. 26 02 26 00, www.intercontinental.com

Kempinski Hotel
135 euros and up
Albert Einstein, Sophia Loren and the Dalai Lama are among former guests at this 248 room and 55 suite hotel with its unusual semi-circular facade directly on the Ku’damm. From the luxurious spa area to refined gastronomy, all your needs will be met.
›› Charlottenburg, Kurfürstendamm 27, Tel. 88 43 40, www.kempinski-berlin.de

Maritim Hotel Berlin
125 euros and up
More than 500 rooms, close to Potsdamer Platz. The special highlight of this hotel is the 350 sq m large Presidential Suite, which, besides a whirlpool on the roof terrace, also offers a breathtaking view of the city. In addition, the hotel offers an extensive conference area and ballrooms with room for 5,500 guests.
›› Tiergarten, Stauffenberg Str. 26, Tel. 2 06 50, www.maritim.de

Meliã Berlin
107 euros and up
364 rooms, furnished with a Spanish-style decor, including warm tones and light wood furniture. Amenities offered include fitness room and sauna, a restaurant with Spanish and Mediterranean cuisine, plus tapas bar with terrace.
›› Mitte, Friedrich Str. 103, Tel. 20 60 79 00, www.meliaberlin.com

Radisson Blu Hotel Berlin
175 euros and up
Spectacular hotel on the banks of the Spree, across from the Berliner Dom, 427 fully equipped rooms, restaurant and bar, large spa with swimming pool, saunas, tanning booths and gym. The highlight is Sea Life Center’s AquaDom next door. The world’s biggest cylindrical aquarium is 25-m high and contains about 1,500 tropical fish. A two-floor glass elevator takes you right through it. The DomLounge – an unusual event location with 1,400 sq m event area – is on the 8th and 9th floors.
›› Mitte, Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 3, Tel. 23 82 80, www.radissonblu.com/hotel-berlin

Ritz-Carlton Berlin
195 eurosand up
This international first-class hotel chain’s Berlin offering is a high-rise art deco building in the style of America’s Golden Twenties. The hotel has 303 rooms including 40 suites and 37 Ritz-Carlton Club rooms, authentic brasserie dating from 1875 and a private spa area. The hotel’s interior decor reflects the German Empire with furniture of the finest materials made especially for the Ritz-Carlton Berlin. The marble bathrooms have a separate shower, two wash basins and under floor heating.
›› Tiergarten, Potsdamer Platz 3, Tel. 33 77 77, www.ritzcarlton.com

Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz
100 euros and up
Each of the 563 rooms in this giant Scandinavian oasis of quiet at Potsdamer Platz is inspired by one of the four seasons. All the rooms have WiFi and flat-screen TVs. The new hotel also has over 20 conference and banqueting rooms for up to 450 guests, who can enjoy light and healthy snacks created by star chef Jamie Oliver during conference breaks.
›› Tiergarten, Gabriele-Tergit-Promenade 19, Tel. 700 77 90, www.scandichotels.com/berlin

Schlosshotel im Grunewald
239 euros and up
This Berlin jewel in Grunewald is protected by a preservation order and is in an idyllic neighborhood with a private park. The 53 rooms and elegant suites were furnished under top fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld’s direction. Here Baroque styling meets modern gadgets – all rooms are equipped with WiFi and the suites have Apple iMacs.
›› Wilmersdorf, Brahms Str. 10, Tel. 89 58 40, www.schlosshotelberlin.com

Seminaris Campus Hotel Berlin
110 euros and up
If you are planning conferences, meetings, seminars or similar events in Berlin, a very special conference center has been available in Dahlem since 2009. The glass Dahlem Cube designed by star architect Helmut Jahn has a highly modern event area covering 2500 sq m. A particular advantage: the associated hotel is located directly next door, with 186 first-class rooms tailor-made to the demands of business guests who are frequent travellers. Also included are a fitness and spa area, airport and trade fair shuttle, partnerships with golf courses.
›› Dahlem, Taku Str. 39, Tel. 55 77 97-0, www.seminaris.de/berlin

Soho House Berlin
100 euros and up
After the successful examples of Solo House in London, New York and West Hollywood, Germany’s first version opened in May 2010 in Berlin. It has restaurants, bars, a large spa and fitness area, a cinema, as well as 40 guest rooms in six categories from tiny to extra-large. The biggest room has a dining area, a large sitting area and free-standing bath tub. The small rooms in the attic are very cozy with rustic wooden beds and steel closets. Often they have old record players and a selection of vinyl LPs.
›› Mitte, Tor Str. 1, Tel. 40 50 44-0, www.sohohouseberlin.com

The Mandala Hotel
270 euros and up
The Mandala Hotel at Potsdamer Platz offers luxury and spacious suites, from the 40 sq m City Studio to the Top of the Town Penthouse, which is 200 sq m and has its own bar and whirlpool. All the suites have a spacious bathroom, walk-in closets, a chic pantry-kitchen and modern working area with high-speed Internet access and WiFi. The 600 sq m Ono spa offers relaxation and fitness facilities with a view of Berlin.
›› Tiergarten, Potsdamer Str. 3, Tel. 5 90 05 00 00, www.themandala.de