Travel tips when visiting Germany

Travel tips when visiting Germany

To people who are described by The Rolling Stones song as men “of wealth and taste,” then you should definitely visit the land famous for its sauerkraut, bratwurst, and many other delicacies: Germany. Literally at the heart of Europe—since it is bordered by nine other European countries—Germany is the perfect gateway if you want to […]

Berlin Excelsior Hotel

The peaceful hotel attracts both business and leisure travelers wishing to be within walking distance of shopping, dining, nightlife, history, and culture in the center of what was called West Berlin before the Berlin Wall dividing the city was torn down.

Arcotel Velvet Berlin

Set amid the nondescript, parking-garage-style architecture of the communist era and the ornate buildings of 19th-century Berlin, the hotel with its glass front stands out as an example of the contemporary style enlivening Berlin’s revived Mitte section. Business and leisure travelers come for ready access to Mitte’s professional offices, restaurants, bars, and historical attractions.

Grand Hyatt Berlin

Popular with leisure travelers, the hotel offers an eye-catching ambience created by artistic flower arrangements; a contemporary art collection of paintings and sculptures that includes two inverted lighted-glass pyramids and a huge alabaster light sculpture gracing the lobby; a green-gneiss lobby floor with a purple-edged area rug; and caramel-colored-wood walls.

The Ritz-Carlton Berlin Hotel

This hotel, reflecting Berlin’s rich history and grandeur, is architecturally reminiscent of the Art Deco buildings 1920s New York and Chicago. Guests enter a spacious lobby with a grand marble staircase, wrought-iron railing, marble columns, and a sparkling chandelier. The famous Ritz service attracts international leisure and business travelers.

Hotel Berlin

One of the first two hotels built in Berlin after the city’s devastation during World War II, and expanded twice since, the hotel serves as a major conference center and also attracts leisure travelers who enjoy the hotel’s convenient location between East and West Berlin.

Hotel Adlon Kempinski

A perfect recreation of the 1907 Hotel Adlon, this landmark building attracts a range of clientele from celebrities to families to business travelers. The airy marble lobby is topped by a stained-glass dome, and a piano player on the mezzanine Belle Etage accompanies guests taking tea by the Art Nouveau fountain. Tuxedoed waiters glide trolleys […]

Hilton Hotel – Berlin

The Hilton Berlin hotel is only a 30 minute drive from Tegel airport and a 50 minute drive from Schoenefeld airport. Set on Gendarmenmarkt, major Berlin attractions such as Brandenburg Gate are within walking distance and the Stadtmitte metro station is located in front of the hotel.

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.

The Westin Grand Berlin

Built in 1987, the lobby’s open atrium, Italian-marble columns, chandeliers, glass dome, and grand stairs recall the original use of the building, as the Imperial shopping arcades of the 19th century. Families with children are welcome and special services can be arranged.

Kempinski Hotel Bristol Berlin

Just off the bustling Ku’damm shopping strip, green marble, towering flower arrangements, solid dark-wood columns and red-cloth sofas make the Bristol’s softly lit lobby a quiet contrast to the fast-paced Berlin streets. Leisure and business travelers mingle with long-time Berlin residents on their way to the Kempinski Grill.

Berlin hotels

If you’re planning a vacation to Berlin, your main concern is likely finding a hotel that fits your needs. Here, you’ll find everything you need to know about several top hotels in Berlin, whether you’re pinching pennies, or not on a budget at all.