Medium budget hotels in Berlin

Alameda Berlin
67 euros and up
This small hotel offers 17 bright rooms on the top floor, some with balcony, all with shower, WC, cable TV, phone and internet access, private ambiance.
›› Mitte, Michaelkirch Str. 15, Tel. 30 86 83 30, www.alameda.de

andel´s Hotel Berlin
89 euros and up
Not only design and architecture lovers feel at home in the 557 rooms, designed by the British architect duo Jestico + Whiles. This hotel, which opened in 2009 near Alexanderplatz, scores additional points with its very large meeting and conference area, including a ballroom and the glass-enclosed Sky Bar and Sky Café on the 12th and 14th floors with a view over Berlin. The hotel also has rooms specially designed for disabled people, allergy sufferers, deaf people as well as women-only rooms. The celebrity make-up artist Beni Durrer makes the hotel’s spa area, which has a day spa that bears his name, into a health and beauty oasis for guests and visitors alike.
›› Lichtenberg, Landsberger Allee 106, Tel. 4 53 05 30, www.andelsberlin.com

Econtel Berlin
59 euros and up
Pretty hotel close to Charlottenburg Castle, all rooms with WC/shower, satellite TV, phone, free WiFi access. This family friendly hotel also has children’s rooms with books, games, painting materials and DVD players.
›› Charlottenburg, Sömmering Str. 24-26, Tel. 34 68 10, www.juwel-hotels.de

Energiehotel
69 euros and up
This Charlottenburg hotel will get a green light from people who like a place with a friendly atmosphere that’s also environmentally friendly. Its solar energy plant produces up to 100 percent of the hot water and heating needs and electricity mostly comes from the building’s own natural gas power station. An “energy’’ breakfast offers tasty local produce. All 60 rooms are lovingly furnished with quality materials and have designer bathrooms, free WiFi and even laptop safes.
›› Charlottenburg, Wieland Str. 7-8, Tel. 31 99 84 17, www.energiehotel-berlin.de

H10 Berlin Ku´damm
85 euros and up
The Spanish H10 chain opened its first German hotel in March 2011 close to Kurfürstendamm in a historic old building connected to a new annex through the entrance hall. Inside it has 200 brightly lit and modernly furnished luxury rooms, suites and loft rooms, as well as a restaurant with exquisite Mediterranean and international cuisine, a lobby bar and five meeting rooms. The Despacio Beauty Centre offers massages and beauty treatments and also has a sauna, steam room, theme showers, Kneipp basins and a fitness area.
›› Charlottenburg, Joachimstaler Str. 31-32, Tel. 32 29 22 300
www.­hotelh10berlinkudamm.com

Home suite Home Hotel Albergo
79 euros and up
The Hotel Albergo brings Italian flair to the capital city. From the Florentine murals to the terrazzo floors, everything here has been made to order by hand. The 38 spacious guest rooms (plus a fully equipped apartment) with red-gold furnishings are luxurious, with a Mediterranean flair.
›› Wilmersdorf, Hohenzollerndamm 33, Tel. 86 88 90, www.hsh-albergo.de

Hotel Gendarm nouveau
99 euros and up
This hotel became a new jewel of the Gendarmenmarkt after giving its rooms and suites a new design in March 2009. A business floor was added with specially equipped business rooms and the spacious Gendarmen suite with room for up to four guests.
›› Pankow, Charlottenstr. 61, Tel. 2 06 06 60, www.hotel-gendarm-berlin.de

Hotel Greifswald
57,50 and up
Hotel with turn-of-the-century rear-courtyard charm, quiet, central location, comfortable, modern rooms with bath, phone and TV, parking space.
›› Prenzlauer Berg, Greifswalder Str. 211, Tel. 4 42 78 88, www.hotel-greifswald.de

Hotel Les Nations
55 euros and up
Friendly, privately owned hotel on a quiet back road in Moabit; 39 rooms, extensive and varied breakfast buffet.
›› Moabit, Zinzendorfstr. 6, Tel. 3 92 20 26, www.hotel-les-nations.de

Hotel Residenz Berlin
55 euros and up
Elegant boutique hotel in a historic art nouveau building, close to Ku’damm. It has marble floors, fancywork, wrought iron and stucco ceilings. The rooms range from a fully equipped standard room to the top floor suite.
›› Charlottenburg, Meineke Str. 9, Tel. 88 44 30, www.hotel-residenz.com

Kastanienhof
79 euros and up
Berlin’s most popular 3-star hotel in 2010 is in a former 19th century residential block. It’s located in a pulsating neighborhood between Alexanderplatz and Prenzlauer Berg. The 35 rooms, suites and romantic attic rooms all have a shower, WC, telephone, television, Internet access, safe and minibar. Delicious breakfast buffet.
›› Mitte, Kastanienallee 65, Tel. 44 30 50, www.kastanienhof.biz

Leonardo Royal Hotel Berlin
69 euros and up
The Leonardo Royal chain of exclusive hotels opened its first Berlin hotel near Alexanderplatz. The hotel is ideally situated to discover Berlin. The 346 rooms and luxury suites have an impressive straight-lined design and unbeatable comfort. The hotel has a restaurant and bar as well as a spa and fitness center.
›› Friedrichshain, Otto-Braun-Str. 90, Tel. 7 55 43 00, www.leonardo-hotels.de

Mercure Hotel & Residenz Checkpoint Charlie
82 euros and up
135 generously laid-out rooms, apartments and suites with all the comforts. Quiet location. Amenities include a sauna, fitness studio, bar and green rear courtyard. Every Tuesday evening guests are offered a free massage.
›› Mitte, Schützen Str. 11, Tel. 20 63 20, www.mercure.com

Novotel
79 euros and up
The Novotel Berlin Am Tiergarten is just a few minutes’ walk from the Kurfürstendamm in the historic Royal Porcelain Factory (KPM) quarter. It has 274 rooms, a private fitness and spa area, restaurant with Mediterranean-influenced menu, bar, 900 sq m modern conference facilities, garaged parking. Another 238 luxury rooms await guests in the Novotel Berlin-Mitte.
›› Tiergarten, Straße des 17. Juni 106-108, Tel. 60 03 50
›› Mitte, Fischerinsel 12, Tel. 20 67 40
›› www.novotel.com

Park Inn Berlin-Alexanderplatz
79 euros and up
Berlin’s tallest building and Germany’s highest hotel building at almost 150 m. It has 1,012 fully furnished rooms in different categories, a spa and beauty center, restaurant, Spagos bar and lounge, as well as a viewing area on the 40th floor.
›› Mitte, Alexanderplatz 7, Tel. 2 38 90, www.parkinn-berlin.de

Precise Hotel Myer´s Berlin
69 euros and up
Beautiful Boutique-hotel in neoclassical 19th century build­ing. Central, yet quiet location just a few minutes from Alexanderplatz. It has 56 tastefully and individually furnished rooms in four categories. There is a new sauna “catacomb’’ with a Finnish dry sauna, infrared cabin, steam room and theme showers.
›› Prenzlauer Berg, Metzer Str. 26, Tel. 44 01 40, www.myershotel.de

Relexa Hotel Stuttgarter Hof
79 euros and up
Located near Potsdamer Platz, attractive inside and out, 208 fully equipped rooms and suites in Mediterranean style. Amenities include a Finnish sauna, steam bath, fitness and relaxation area, restaurant and bar, underground parking.
›› Kreuzberg, Anhalter Str. 8-9, Tel. 26 48 30, www.relexa-hotel.de