Best Western Steglitz International

The hotel attracts travelers with business in Steglitz or at the Free University of Berlin (Freie Universitat Berlin) – commonly called FU Berlin–1.25 miles (2 km) away.

Best Western Steglitz International

Best Western Steglitz International

Amenity highlights: A fine-dining restaurant offers a breakfast buffet daily and serves an international lunch/dinner menu featuring starters that include lemongrass soup and salmon tartare, and main courses such as Argentinian roast beef and lamb with wild mushrooms. Wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel (surcharge). Guests receive a discount at a health club 500 yards (500 meters) away that includes an indoor swimming pool and a rooftop jogging track.

Insider tip: In addition to produce markets on Tuesdays and Thursdays, a flea market sets up on Sundays in a square fronting the hotel.

ADDRESS

Albrechtstr. 2
Berlin, 12165
Germany

Nearest major airport:
Berlin, Germany (TXL-Tegel)

DINING

Schlosspark Restaurant – Breakfast (buffet), lunch, dinner restaurant. Warm-wood trim, etched-glass partitions, artificial plants, peach-pink linens. International lunch/dinner menu with seasonal specialties. Choices include lemongrass soup, salmon tartare, Argentinian roast beef, Berlin-style fried calf’s liver, lamb loin with wild mushrooms, and fried pikeperch in potato crust.
Cocktail Bar – Dark woods, overstuffed brown-leather booths, vintage jukebox. Open nightly for cocktails, sandwiches, and light meals.

Lobby Bar – Tall rose-colored tables, low leather seating, leather bar stools. Flat-screen TV.

LOCATION HIGHLIGHTS

In business district
Full-service health spa nearby

NEARBY POINTS OF INTEREST

Berlin Botanical Gardens – 300 meters (328 yards)
Free University of Berlin ( Freie Universitat Berlin ) – 2 km (1.25 miles)
Grunewald forest – 3 km (1.75 miles)
Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church ( Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtniskirche ) – 5.75 km (3.5 miles)
Kurfürstendamm shopping boulevard (“Ku’damm”) – 5.75 km (3.5 miles)
Bahnhof Zoo ( Zoologischer Garten ) railway station – 5.75 km (3.5 miles)
Berlin Zoo ( Zoologischer Garten ) – 5.75 km (3.5 miles)
Spree River (boat tours) – 5.75 km (3.5 miles)
Tiergarten Park – 5.75 km (3.5 miles)
Potsdamer Square ( Potsdamer Platz ) – 9 km (5.5 miles)
Checkpoint Charlie (museum) – 10 km (6.25 miles)
Brandenburg Gate – 10 km (6.25 miles)
Holocaust Memorial – 10 km (6.25 miles)
Reichstag (parliament) – 10.5 km (6.5 miles)
Berlin-Tegel Airport (TLX): – Approximate driving time is 20 minutes and distance is 13 km (8 miles).

Driving directions from Berlin-Tegel Airport: Depart airport to Hwy 111 and follow signs to Berlin-Zentrum. Merge onto Hwy 100 and follow signs to Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf. Take Steglitz and follow Hwy A104 to end. Turn right onto Schlossstrasse. The hotel is directly ahead.

Getting there: To reach the hotel from the airport, travelers can take a bus to Zoologischer Garten train station and then proceed by the U-Bahn underground to Kuhligkshofstrasse station 20 meters (20 yards) from the hotel. Taxis are also available at the airport. Car rentals are available online.

Getting around: Berlin is served by two underground/train systems, the U-Bahn and the S-Bahn, both of which have stations within 20 meters (20 yards) of the hotel. The hotel staff calls taxis on request. In addition, the national railroad places rental bicycles around Berlin, with charges assessed per minute. Renters call a telephone number on the bicycle they wish to use and provide credit-card information to obtain a code unlocking the bicycle. Charges terminate when a bicycle is again locked. Bicycles can be left anywhere.

POLICIES

Extra person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Rollaway beds (surcharges) and complimentary cribs (infant beds) are available and should be requested at the time of booking.
Photo identification and credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests made via this Web site cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Pets accepted
Check-in time is 3 PM
Pet fee charged at hotel/condo
Check-out time is Noon

PROPERTY AMENITIES

The hotel includes a sunken lobby brightened by contemporary art and an orange accent wall. An expansive upper lobby has leather conversation areas and a pool table. Wireless Internet access (surcharge) is available throughout the hotel, and there’s a lobby laptop computer with wireless capacity that guests can use for Internet access, with no charge for the first 15 minutes.
The hotel’s staff speaks fluent English.

See a list of property amenities
Concierge services
Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
Restaurant(s) in hotel
Parking (surcharge)
Parking garage
Banquet facilities
Meeting rooms (small groups)
Audio-visual equipment
Business services
24-hour front desk
Multilingual staff
Number of rooms: 200
Gift shops or newsstand
Currency exchange
Pool table on site
Elevator/lift
Complimentary newspapers in lobby
Bar/lounge
Room service (limited hours)
Limo or Town Car service available
Self parking
Ballroom(s)
Conference room(s)
Internet access in public areas – surcharge
Internet access in public areas – wireless
Porter/bellhop
Safe-deposit box – front desk
Number of floors: 5
Tour assistance
Dry cleaning service
Air-conditioned public areas

RECREATION

Located 500 meters (500 yards) from the hotel, a health club to which the hotel provides discounts includes an indoor swimming pool, a sauna, a steam room, aerobics classes, and a rooftop jogging track. Grunewald forest three km (1.75 miles) from the hotel offers hiking/biking trails, jogging paths, and horseback riding.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

Swimming nearby
Aerobics nearby
Bicycle rentals nearby
Running track/path nearby
Hiking/biking trails nearby
Horse riding/rental nearby

RESORT AMENITIES

In city center

ROOM AMENITIES

Internet access – wireless
Pay movies
Blackout drapes
Voice mail
Minibar
Housekeeping (daily)
Bathroom telephone
Shower only
Electronic/magnetic keys
Window opens
In-room safe
Smoking rooms
Cribs (infant beds) available
Cable/satellite TV
Hypo-allergenic bedding available
Internet access – surcharge
Internet access – dial-up
Wake-up calls
Hair dryer
Makeup mirror
Child care (in room, surcharge)
Iron/ironing board (on request)
Desk
Television
Rollaway beds

ROOMS

The hotel offers 200 guestrooms in a five-story gray building. Featuring light, bright decor, rooms do not include air conditioning but do have large windows that open for fresh air. Cosmetic bars, operated like minibars, are located in white-tile bathrooms that contain telephones and stall showers (no tubs). Rooms also include minibars, and complimentary coffee and tea may be ordered daily.

Desks and two-chair dining sets provide working and room-service-dining convenience. Decor features white walls and ceilings, pale-yellow bed linens, and either cherrywood, light brown, or aqua-colored furniture. Bedding includes down comforters, and guests choose from three types of pillows.

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