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Berlin Hotels and Apartments
Berlin Hotels & Apartments
The beautiful 13th century capital city of Germany, Berlin is famous for its vibrant art scene, historical sights and modern landmarks. Plan your Berlin Holidays to enjoy an exciting trip to the most loved European city that has something for every type of traveller.
The first thing in planning the holiday would be choosing your accommodation wisely and to decide which neighbourhood to make your base so that getting around it not an issue. The city has exclusive accommodation options to offers for families, couples and solo travellers. Those seeking cheap holidays to Berlin can also find many good hotels with excellent facilities right in the city centre. Mitte, Kreuzberg, and Friedrichshain are some of the vibrant and cool neighbourhoods to stay in the city. Choose from self-catering serviced apartments to luxury hotels resorts and budget-friendly lodging since there are many options to explore. Some luxury 5 star hotels like Hotel Riu Plaza Berlin, Swissotel Berlin and Grand Hyatt Berlin are a great pick if you’re not on budget holiday while 3-star hotels like Berlin Mark Hotel, Ivbergs Charlottenburg and Ivbergs Berlin Messe are good for cheap holidays to Berlin. Exclusive deals and discounts with cheap flights and hotels are available with Alpharooms.
The capital and the largest city of Germany, Berlin is nestled on the banks of the rivers Spree and Havel. A multicultural city, Berlin’s area is composed of forests, parks, gardens, rivers and lakes. The city is now well-known for its huge collection of art and antiquities from across the world, international cuisine and progressive attitude, attracting visitors all year around.
The excellent art, music, food and nightlife scenes makes the capital a favourite holiday spot in Europe. From history attractions to world-famous museum to the Germany’s parliamentary building, you can explore it all in Berlin. Plan your winter break in this city and indulge in some extraordinary things to see and do with your family, partner or even when you’re are travelling solo. The city is such contrast that shopaholics, art lovers and party hunters, every style of traveller would love to explore this city. Base yourself in the neighbourhood that meets your interest and budget. From luxury 5-star hotels to cheap hotels in Berlin can be booked with Alpharooms.
Where to Stay in Berlin
The capital, Berlin is a neighbourhood-oriented city and full of life. The variety of neighbourhoods, which are known for their distinct character and ambiance will surely charm you and make your stay in Berlin a memorable experience. Since public transportation is not a problem, you can decide to stay near or far from the main city centre.
If you’re seeking something very happening, Kreuzberg can be an excellent choice as it is home to the city’s traditional Turkish immigratns, hipsters, and cool bars. Neukölln neighbourhood is not that popular and slightly off the track, so you can have a laidback stay away from the crowded places. Another very popular neighbourhood to stay is Mitte, which is surely the centre of Berlin city with numerous museums, historical sights and shopping centres. Friedrichshain and Prenzlauer Berg are some of the other trendy neighbourhoods with lots of parks and outdoor areas. You can book your Berlin Apartment in any of these neighbourhoods from Alpharooms and get good deals at competitive prices. If you are in Berlin for shorter period of time, it is good to stay in the central location, which are more touristy and trendy.
What to see
Berlin is a city full of vivid contrasts and there is always something going on to grab your attention. The art lover, the foodie and the party animal would love to spend their holiday in this vibrant city owing to the myriad of stunning things to do and see. Creative, historic and, stylish, the city very well pulls off the tag of being one of the most popular holiday spot in Europe. There is not only the rich history that the city boasts but gothic architecture to vast green parkland, museums and poignant memorial are equally interesting to explore during your Berlin holiday.
Berlin Wall Memorial, Tiergarten, Berlin Television Tower, Archenhold Observatory, DDR Museum and Brandenburg Gate are some of most famous attractions in city that you can’t afford to miss during your trip. Apart from this, visitors can also enjoy walking or cycling tours, which are best way to explore Berlin, as you get to adore the street art and graffiti in the different and an edgy neighbourhoods of Berlin city. Couples can also go for an evening dinner boat cruise on the River Spree. Overall, it is difficult to sum up things to put together as it is quite vast. Cheap holidays to Berlin is feasible if you book your flight and hotels in advance.
Nightlife in Berlin
Berlin is one of the best clubbing cities in Europe and the nightlife here is fun, surprising and full of excitement. The city’s distinct nightlife scene is magical filled with countless bars, pubs and events, that offer spaces for visitors to lose themselves in. Some cool neighbourhoods in the city where the nightlife is more vibrant includes Mitte, Prenzlauer Berg, Friedrichshain, and Kreuzberg where hippest bars welcome you with all sort of entertainment. Most pubs and bars are usually filled after 10 p.m and stay open till 3 a.m. Put on your dancing shoes and explore what the city’s nightlife has to offer including techno music and biggest clubs in the world attracting renowned DJs. Sit back and relax at beer garden, enjoying the beer from a local brewery. There is something for every type of night owl from clubs, cabaret and live music that makes city’s nightlife scene so enviable.
Eating in Berlin
Germany’s capital city Berlin is a cultural centre with rich history, captivating art and gastronomy. The myriad delicacies that the city has to offer will give you the opportunity to indulge in the distinct taste of traditional German dishes.
From massive schnitzel and pretzels galore to giant steins of beer, the city’s iconic foods department has everything that you can’t afford to miss during your Berlin Holidays. Some of the restaurants and other places to eat in Berlin include Wiener Schnitzel at KaDeWe and Mustafas Gemüsedöner. Savour any Burger from The Bird or enjoy a hearty breakfast at Beakers and currywurst mit pommes at Curry 36 or Konnopkes Imbiss. Last but not the least, visit Konnopke’s Imbiss, which is an Eastern German institution where you can relish mouth-watering Currywurst.
Shopping in Berlin
When visiting Berlin, dedicate a day for shopping as there is always something special to look for in this stylish city. Each market, shop and malls offers goods in different prices and also boast a distinct environment. Berlin is a great city for shopping as the shopping areas are also combined with attractions. The good news is the prices are very reasonable. Some excellent shopping places in the capital city includes Alexa, Kurfürstendamm (KaDeWe), Mall of Berlin and Hackescher Markt and Friedrichstrasse.
The popular Mall of Berlin houses 270 shops and large brands like Guess, Hugo Boss and Armani while Kurfürstendamm street has an impressive history and offers many shops and department stores for tourists and locals alike. However, if you feel like doing some really good shopping it is good to visit Alexa or Berlin Boulevard. Even if you don't have plans for shopping still it’s worth a visit to see the impressive displays and the extensive range of products on offer.
What you need to know
Berlin is one of the most popular destination in Europe, known for its impressive historical sights, lively art scene, chic nightlife and excellent shopping stores. The destination caters to all and has in store many surprising things to offer whether you’re holidaying with family, solo or as a couple. Getting around Berlin is very economical and easy owing to the excellent transportation network. Even taxis are very cheap transportation option. So, you’ll stay connected with the main city wherever you choose your accommodation in Berlin. You’ll find coolest, trendiest and traditional neighbourhood where all luxury to budget-friendly hotels are available. Berlin Apartments, which are equipped with all the amenities are also good option to stay.
Fast Facts About Berlin
- Nearest airports- Tegel International Airport
- Flight time- 1 hour 45 minutes
- Language- German
- Currency: Euro