Our favourite hotels in Berlin

Here's our list with the best hotels in Berlin.

25Hours Bikini Berlin

Rated 4.5 (excellent) in 6,551 reviews. 🛈

Cool hotel in great location! Ask for a room with view to the Zoo and you can see monkeys in the morning.

Guest review

A popular hangout spot for locals and city visitors alike: The modern 25hours Bikini Berlin is not only visually an urban jungle, its rooms and facilities also overlook the Tiergarten Zoo. Extraordinary design and thoughtful touches make staying in this hotel a unique experience.

The rooms: 

  • 149 guest rooms
  • Jungle rooms with views across the Zoo, urban rooms with views over the city skyline with the war-damaged spire of the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church
  • A mix of concrete with natural greenery and splashes of vibrant color give an urban jungle feel 
  • Quirky décor elements align with the style of the hotel, e.g. hammocks, rain showers, etc.

The facilities: 

  • A shop area with books, spirits, and other gifts
  • A small fitness area with a sauna on the 9th floor with views over the zoo 
  • Rooftop bar 
  • In-house bakery with lounge area for snacks and drinks
  • Restaurant with great 360° views (this is where they serve the hotel breakfast, too)

Good to know:

  • Free Mini Coopers and Schindelhauer bicycles for guests to borrow
  • Guests can skip the queues for the Monkey bar (often at weekends)
  • No room service


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Hotel Oderberger

Rated 4.4 (very good) in 2,570 reviews. 🛈

Nice decor and rooms, good breakfast including waffles, excellent location with a lot of restaurants nearby and easy to travel and walk in the city.

Guest review

Located on the site of the historic city bathhouse ‘Stadtbad Oderberger’, the building survived the war and was saved by a citizens’ initiative. It eventually re-opened as a luxurious boutique hotel. Guests can still use the swimming pool if it’s not booked as a unique event location.

The hotel:

  • Located in the vibrant Prenzlauer Berg district
  • Accommodates 70 rooms, 5 suites, and two apartments
  • A lot of the original interior has been restored and compliments the contemporary decor of the place, creating a nicely harmonizing fusion of old and new
  • A stunning restaurant on site, with 15-meter-high ceilings serving local Berlin and Brandenburg specialties
  • Lounge with open fire-place 

The swimming pool:

  • ‘Stadtbad Oderberger’ 20-meter pool that is also open to the public
  • It facilitates also a sauna
  • Entrance isn’t included but guests receive a discounted entrance fee

Good to know:

  • The pool is subject to availability; Usually, open 5 days a week, varying according to the events taking place 
  • The breakfast buffet is included in the room rate
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Miniloft Berlin

Rated 4.6 (excellent) in 330 reviews. 🛈

Absolutely suiting all needs for different people. The room was excellent for working, playing with a baby, sleeping, eating – everything.

Guest review

Stay in a design-award-winning loft in Berlin Mitte or Kreuzberg. The urban apartments are spacious, come fully equipped, and with modern amenities. A real home away from home. The lofts are run by the architects who also created a guidebook with local tips for Berlin. A complimentary copy can be found in each Miniloft.

Good to know:

  • Cleaning service for longer-term stays can be arranged, additional housekeeping services can be arranged for an extra fee
  • Limited (paid) parking available on site
  • Self-check-in and -out 
  • No breakfast service 
  • There’s a café on the ground floor of Miniloft Kreuzberg – guests get a 10% discount
  • Family and business services can be arranged
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Rated 4.6 (excellent) in 612 reviews. 🛈

Brilliant place if you don’t want an international chain hotel. Eccentric and quirky but with everything you could want. This place has personality!

Guest review

Ackselhouse’s mini-apartments are located in a meticulously restored Victorian Age building in the Prenzlauer Berg district. While the architecture is traditional, decor and furnishing are modern and a little quirky. Unique about this accommodation is also the gardens, complete with a goldfish pond.

What makes this hotel special:

  • Each of the 37 rooms/suites has its individual style with some quirky décor 
  • Quiet Mediterranean-inspired garden with fountain
  • Some rooms include a kitchenette
  • Breakfast café “Club del Mar” on-site, with a terrace on warm summer days and a cozy fireplace in winter

Good to know:

  • No spa, no sauna, no gym, and no bar
  • No room service


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Rated 4.5 (excellent) in 565 reviews. 🛈

Everything about the palace of the huts is brilliant and quirky. Take ear plugs and eye mask if you don’t want to be disturbed by your fellow campers.

Guest review

A hotel for real camping-fans: This eclectic budget hotel is situated in a converted factory building in Neukölln with retro-style caravans and cabins located within. Don’t expect too much luxury on this indoor camp side but you’re guaranteed a one-of-a-kind stay in Berlin.

The accommodation:

Guests have the option between the caravans/hats area and a more traditional hotel accommodation, in proper rooms with ensuite bathrooms.  


  • Two halls with restored caravans from the 1960s and 1970s with a retro style and vintage furnishings
  • Wooden cabins with an alpine-inspired interior 
  • No private bathrooms, but gender-separated, communal bathrooms 


  • Minimally decorated rooms with a factory-loft-style and ensuite bathrooms 


  • Common area with complimentary tea, coffee, and small pastries in the morning (until stock lasts)
  • In-house café with breakfast buffet (to be ordered the day before)
  • Some free and paid parking opportunities nearby
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Casa Camper

Rated 4.7 (excellent) in 2,776 reviews. 🛈

The top floor lounge was lovely – great views across the city, and really good that snacks are available for no extra charge throughout the day.

Guest review

Casa Camper is situated in Berlin Mitte, in the Hackescher Markt area. With its unique concept of an all-day buffet on the top floor, guests can enjoy complimentary snacks with a great view of the city at all times. 

The hotel:

  • 54 rooms
  • Spacious rooms with natural daylight bathrooms
  • The shower and toilet are in separate rooms off of the main bathroom area
  • Trendy rooms with minimal, industrial décor with a bright red as the main color

The amenities:

  • Breakfast buffet included in room rates with hot drinks and cooked-to-order options
  • No mini-bar but the 24-hours “Tentempié” on the top floor with fresh and healthy snack options and drinks
  • Shutters that keep the light out effectively
  • Gym with sauna and relaxation area
  • Bike rental on site
  • Complimentary umbrellas

Good to know:

  • A lot of old-fashioned hotel services are downplayed in favor of a DIY style
  • Windows don’t open
  • No room service
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SO/Berlin Das Stue

Rated 4.6 (excellent) in 3,638 reviews. 🛈

Beautiful Design Hotel set practically IN Berlin zoo – you can save on the entrance fee by spotting ostriches from the north-facing rooms of the hotel!

Guest review

A stunning hotel in the Tiergarten district, close to the Kurfürstendamm shopping street and even with its own entrance to the Zoo. Once home to the Danish Embassy, it’s named with its international past in mind.

‘Das Stue’ means ‘living room’ in Danish. And while guests won’t miss luxurious amenities the atmosphere is relaxed and the interior is comfortable, just like in a living room. 

The rooms:

  • 78 guest rooms
  • Preserved historical features, like dark hardwood floors, with contemporary furnishings
  • Most rooms with views of the Tiergarten
  • Some rooms with generous balconies, others with free-standing bathtubs 
  • All rooms with touch-sensor panels for lights and window blinds

The amenities:

  • Spa area including an indoor swimming pool
  • Fitness center, massage facilities, and a sauna
  • The hotel terrace offers direct access to the zoo
  • 2 restaurants on site of which one has been awarded a Michelin star
  • Bar and lounge with a terrace in warm weather
  • Library with working spots
  • Audi SQ7 is also available on-site to rent
  • The reception can arrange further activities like personal yoga, training sessions, surf set classes, or sightseeing jogging

Good to know:

  • The Penthouse Suite on the top floor offers great views from a private terrace over the courtyard and the zoo
  • Breakfast not included
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Urban Tree House

Rated 4.7 (excellent) in 48 reviews. 🛈

We had a great stay in the tree house, including sauna and bike tour with the bicycles provided.

Guest review

Not for people with a fear of heights! Urban Tree House are two design apartments surrounded by nature. These treehouses are located a little outside of Berlin in Steglitz-Zehlendorf and are perfect if you want to take a little rest from the busy city center.

Even though surrounded by greenery, they are well-connected and public transport gets you into Berlin’s city center in 30-40 minutes. 


  • Sleeping in 4m height 
  • Treehouses with a living area with 1 double bed, fully equipped kitchen, bathroom with shower, balcony, and a garden
  • Build from wood with contemporary design interior 
  • 650 sqm garden in a residential area on the edge of the Grunewald forest

What to do:

  • Bicycles available for rent
  • Only 300m to a lake where you can swim
  • Sauna with outdoor shower


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Rated 4.8 (exceptional) in 664 reviews. 🛈

We were there during an unusual heat wave and thanks to thick walls, double windows and a fan, we were quite comfortable.

Guest review

Linnen Hotel is located in the district Prenzlauer Berg, only a 10-minute walk from the Berlin Wall memorial. Housed in a stunningly refurbished 19th-century residential building original features like large windows and decorative stucco have been preserved. It’s a small boutique hotel with a home-like atmosphere.

The rooms: 

  • 6 individually designed rooms and 1 three-room apartment
  • All with a modern interior mixed with vintage touches
  • Some of the rooms have a balcony

The Hotel:

  • Café on-site that is also open to the public 
  • No gym, spa, or restaurant on site
  • No official reception area, check-in via the Linnen Café 

Good to know:

  • Purposefully no TVs
  • Eco-friendly heating and electricity
  • Local and organic products 
  • Room 2 and 3 have no shower but a large bathtub
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