TOP 10 LUXURY HOTELS
In Germany’s ‘coolest’ city and want to experience the finer side of it? This list of luxury hotels deliver everything you could possibly want or need—from sumptuous furnishings and top-of-the-line linens to decadent spa treatments and Michelin-starred eateries.
luxury - 5 star - design
A VIP spot during the International Berlin Film Festival, with top notch style and pre-war nostalgia that marries New York Flair with London Townhouse elegance. The 144 rooms are sumptuously appointed with tasteful fashion photographs and immensely comfortable beds for that post-celeb party.
luxury - 5 stars - rustic
A perfect sightseeing base next to Berlin’s State Opera. Rooms are restrained and luxurious, some with views of Bebelplatz and with acres of gleaming marble, high stuccoed ceilings and original detailing throughout. Top tip: visit the magnificent spa with a sprawling indoor pool tucked inside the old bank vault.
luxury - 5 star - elegant
From the marble-clad entrance to the royally furnished rooms, this hotel oozes five-star luxury from every pore. It has the added bonus that it’s restaurant Fischer’s Fritz, was the first of Berlin’s restaurants to acquire two Michelin Stars - perfect for gourmet travellers.
luxury - 5 star - intimate - rustic
This glamorous hotel has hosted Michael Jackson, Albert Einstein and Her Majesty. Bombed to bits during the Second World War, the hotel now carries a nostalgic vibe. Don't miss the two-Michelin-starred Lorenz Adlon Esszimmer, helmet by Hendrik Otto.
luxury - 5 star - modern
This place has gained popularity with the Berlin film scene aficionados – it was recently home to George Clooney and Bill Murray whilst filming ‘Monument Men’ and hosted the World War Z launch party with Brad Pitt. Only having 40 rooms it is a private members club, a fabulous rooftop pool and private screening room in case you want to share your latest blockbuster with a few close friends.
luxury - 5 star - modern - design
A part of the ‘Design Hotels’ alliance, this discreet five-star oasis just off the bustling Potsdamer Platz, exudes a Zen-like calm with its understated yet luxurious modern design. Tucked away in the courtyard is its crown jewel: the two-Michelin-star Facil and also a holistic spa for those who feel the need to unwind after a long day exploring Berlin’s famous streets.
luxury - 5 stars - modern
There’s a generous emphasis on space from the outsized columns and designer lighting in the lobby right down to the 1,000 square-metre spa including a Turkish hammam. Furnishings tend towards the modern and glamorous, while its location is on the glamorous Französische Strasse - one of the most upscale parts of the city.
luxury - 5 star - stylish
A reasonably priced five-star design hotel in central Berlin that combines a perfect mix of sophistication, a great location and Michelin-starred cuisine. It matches period charm with funky interiors, and there’s even a Susanne Kaufmann spa.
luxury - 5 stars - stylish
With a lovely internal winter garden and only 58 rooms (plus suites), it is perfect for those who like a more personal touch such as flowers and books in the rooms, chocolates on arrival or eclectic artwork. History lovers; this is one of the few 5 star hotels to be created in an original pre-war building.
luxury - 5 star - design
The reason why this place made it to our list? It evokes a grand countryside estate, with its manicured gardens and aristocratic interiors designed by fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld. Luxurious treatments can be had at the comprehensive spa, which holds multiple saunas, an indoor pool and a full blown salon (excuse the pun).