The city of Berlin is filled with history and culture. It is the perfect destination in Europe to visit no matter what your tastes are. From fabulous dining, incredible nightlife and fascinating history, Berlin has something for everyone. If you are traveling on a budget, there are cheap hotels in Berlin that offer up the same comforts as some more expensive places, so save your money for German beers or some shopping. We have come up with a list of the best, in the main areas of Berlin:
Mitte is the historic district of the city, filled with museums and historical sites, including Brandenburg Gate which is the last surviving Berlin gate. The museums include the Deutsches Historisches Museum which covers the history and present time of Germany. You can stay in the heart of it all at Meininger which is a modern hotel with comfortable charm. A convenient location close to Central Station will allow you to travel to other parts of Germany with ease.
Kreuzberg is eclectic and vibrant, and an ideal place for people who like something a little out of the ordinary. The longest stretch of the Berlin Wall can be found here, and you can even get stamped with a “Check Point Charlie” stamp. There are plenty of cafes and shops in the area as well as vibrant nightlife. The perfect place to stay is the Hotel Transit with spacious rooms. Enjoy the nearby clubs, and then roll out of bed for some breakfast with a free breakfast buffet that is served until noon.
Take in a night at the theater at Kabarett Theater Distel to enjoy cabaret and comedy. This location has it all and is still close enough to enjoy the historical sites of the city. Staying at PangeaPeople Hostel and Hotel will allow you to be close to everything and it also has a metro station a few blocks away to be able to travel easily to the rest of the city.
City West – Charlottenburg
Charlottenburg has a little something for everyone. History, shopping and nightlife are all within a few blocks of each other. Take a boat tour down the Spree River or head for a stroll down Kurfürstendamm to shop in some of the best boutiques. Once the sun goes down, enjoy some of the area’s best clubs. Staying at Hotel Maison am Adenauerplatz is the perfect place to keep you in the center of it all. The newly renovated rooms are clean and comfortable to make your stay enjoyable.
Berlin is a city with so much to do and so much history to explore. Hopefully this guide will help you choose the perfect location for you to stay. Geniessen!