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Where to stay in Berlin

Mitte
Mitte which includes modern architecture and a city

Mitte

Known for Museums, Architecture, Skyscrapers

4.5/5(238 reviews)

Berlin’s central district is a convergence of quaint residential streets, sprawling Soviet squares and some of Europe’s most revered museums.

Kreuzberg
Kreuzberg which includes outdoor art as well as an individual female

Kreuzberg

Known for Shopping, Skyscrapers, Museums

4.5/5(15 reviews)

One of Berlin’s coolest neighborhoods has a long history of youthful indulgence, a diverse ethnic population and some of the city’s best entertainment precincts.

Prenzlauer Berg
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Prenzlauer Berg

Known for Museums, Sightseeing, Walking

Romantic cobbled streets, lazy weekend breakfasts and a lively flea market have made this district a favorite among families and young couples.

Friedrichshain
Friedrichshain which includes outdoor art

Friedrichshain

Known for Skyscrapers, Culture, Architecture

4/5(26 reviews)

Straddling the eastern side of the River Spree, this former industrial precinct is today the home of some of Berlin’s most progressive nightclubs.

Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf
Charlottenburg showing outdoor eating and street scenes as well as a small group of people

Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf

Known for Shopping, Skyscrapers, Dining

4.5/5(36 reviews)

The glamorous heart of former West Berlin remains one of Berlin’s most coveted neighborhoods and the city’s premier retail destination.

Schoeneberg
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Schoeneberg

Known for LGBT-friendly, Shopping, Skyscrapers

4.5/5(18 reviews)

David Bowie and Iggy Pop once lived in this fascinating Berlin district, which is now the diverse center of Berlin’s gay community.

Top hotels in Berlin

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Hotel Berlin, Berlin
Hotel Berlin, Berlin
4.5 out of 5
Lützowplatz 17, Berlin, BE
NZ$122
per night
15 Dec. - 16 Dec.

Located in Mitte, this luxury hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Potsdamer Platz, Brandenburg Gate and Reichstag Building. Checkpoint Charlie Museum and Galeries ...

4.2/5Very Good! (7,790 reviews)

"Very close to everything, Staff were very helpful and friendly."…"

Reviewed on 6 Dec. 2019

Hotel Berlin, Berlin
MEININGER Hotel Berlin Tiergarten
MEININGER Hotel Berlin Tiergarten
3.5 out of 5
Turmstrasse 25-26, Berlin
NZ$63
per night
5 Jan. - 6 Jan.

This family-friendly Berlin hotel is located near the airport, within 1 mi (2 km) of Tiergarten Park, Victory Column and Bellevue Palace. Reichstag Building ...

4.3/5Excellent! (639 reviews)

"Everything was okay/perfekt. Staff was helpsom, the room good and very clean."…"

Reviewed on 29 Nov. 2019

MEININGER Hotel Berlin Tiergarten
IntercityHotel Berlin Hauptbahnhof
IntercityHotel Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Katharina Paulus Strasse 5, Berlin, BE
NZ$105
per night
15 Dec. - 16 Dec.

Located in Mitte, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of German Chancellery and Reichstag Building. Brandenburg Gate and Friedrichstrasse are also within 1 ...

4.4/5Excellent! (3,288 reviews)

"It's proximity to the main railway station, making travel around the city so easy, plus the travel pass which was excellent."…"

Reviewed on 6 Dec. 2019

IntercityHotel Berlin Hauptbahnhof

Popular activities in Berlin

Alexanderplatz
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Alexanderplatz

4/5(94 reviews)

There are many debates about where the real centre of Berlin is, but Alexanderplatz, with its teetering tower and retail therapy, is certainly a contender.

Brandenburg Gate
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Brandenburg Gate

4.5/5(110 reviews)

One of Europe’s most powerful landmarks, this German symbol dates back to 1791 and has played a huge role in the country’s political culture ever since.

Reichstag Building
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Reichstag Building

4.5/5(79 reviews)

A real survivor of the city's recent past, in the face of bombings and ambush, the German Parliament building stands tall as a symbol of hope and unity in the city.

Checkpoint Charlie Museum
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Checkpoint Charlie Museum

4/5(53 reviews)

Visit one of Berlin’s most famous relics of the Cold War. Once a place of chilling fear and dramatic escape attempts, it is now one of the city's big attractions.

Potsdamer Platz
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Potsdamer Platz

4/5(82 reviews)

This public square once lay divided between East and West Germany, now it brings people together in a celebration of their city.

Berlin TV Tower
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Berlin TV Tower

4/5(40 reviews)

Take in breathtaking views of Berlin and enjoy a meal in a revolving restaurant inside the sphere of this iconic tower, the tallest structure in Germany.

Top activities in Berlin

Berlin WelcomeCard
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Berlin WelcomeCard

NZ$34

The Berlin WelcomeCard, available as 48-hours, 72-hours, 4-day, 5-day, or 6-day option, offers a great, cost-effective means to explore the city in-depth. Travel on public transport in fare zones Berlin AB or Berlin ABC for free and receive exclusive discounts of up to 50 percent with over 200 participating partners.

Guided Berlin City Bike Tour
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Guided Berlin City Bike Tour

NZ$86

Discover the history of Berlin while pedaling past distinctive historic monuments and important cultural sites. Follow your local guide as you cover much more ground than you could on foot. Learn more about the region's turbulent past and how it's effected the contemporary city you see today.

Sachsenhausen Memorial Full-Day Tour
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Sachsenhausen Memorial Full-Day Tour

NZ$29

Embark on a poignant tour of one of the first Nazi concentration camps. Originally built to house political prisoners, its usage evolved through the Holocaust and then post-WWII. Observe how the camp today marks the devastating crimes that took place and how it pays tribute to its victims.

Admission Madame Tussauds Berlin Ticket
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Admission Madame Tussauds Berlin Ticket

NZ$32

We Will WOW You. Totally interactive Sets, amazing costumes, exciting music and modern techniques, it’s all inside at Madame Tussauds Berlin. Experience your one-of-a-kind WOW moment.

Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Memorial Full-Day Tour
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Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Memorial Full-Day Tour

NZ$29

Central to the network of inhumane concentration camps, Sachsenhausen was also an SS training facility. Learn of its atrocities and gain historical perspective on its Nazi and Soviet use. This full-day tour offers poignant insight into one of the 20th century’s most profound brutalities.

Berlin Bike Rental
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Berlin Bike Rental

NZ$20

Pick up your bike from 9am on and return it until 12 pm. The bike shop is conveniently located at Alexanderplatz in the central Berlin district Mitte. You’ll be provided a city bike with three gears, thick tires and a wide and soft seat that will make your bike ride easy and relaxing.

Reviews of Berlin

4.5

Top Destination

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4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

29 Nov. 2019

Berlin is an amazing place. A highlight was the Pergamon Museum of antiquities.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

16 Nov. 2019

I didn't want to leave. Extraordinary city. Love it very much.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

3 Nov. 2019

Good overall experience outside the hotel experience

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

23 Oct. 2019

Great job of rebuilding and some very unique museums

5/5 - Excellent

Ray44

14 Oct. 2019

Make sure to just immerse yourself in the culture and walk to get a feel for the city and how far its come

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

14 Oct. 2019

There is a great Chinese restaurant 2 blocks from hotel. Can’t recall exact name but it pops up on google maps . Come out of hotel. Turn right and then right again, 5 minute walk

Read travel guides and advice on visiting Berlin

LGBT destination guide: Berlin
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LGBT destination guide: Berlin

Discovering LGBT-friendly options in Germany's capital

Berlin street art
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Berlin street art

Uncovering the street art culture of Berlin

Cool Berlin
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Cool Berlin

Sampling the excitement, culture, and coolness of Berlin