Berlin's 10 Best Intimate And Luxurious Boutique Hotels
Looking for somewhere luxurious and stylish that can cater to all of your individual needs? Then have a browse through this lavish 10Best list, with the City's top small and tasteful boutique hotel options. Staying in a boutique hotel is a fantastic way to ensure that you receive personalised service in an intimate, luxurious setting. With hotels ranging from as little as just 14 rooms to a maximum of just under 100, they are a fantastic alternative to larger chain hotels, ensuring that you don't feel like just one in thousands of guests. They also provide the opportunity for more creative design, often with each room individually styled and decorated.
For an extremely intimate hotel experience, try the Adele Hotel. With just 12 rooms and 2 luxury suites, lavishly appointed with chic furnishings and warm tones, this Prenzlauer Berg based boutique hotel offers total comfort and individual service in a lively and exciting city location.
For a boutique hotel experience with the lot, The 5-star Brandenburger Hof hotel combines luxury, impeccable individualised service and endless amenities to provide the ultimate stay for its guests. With beautifully appointed rooms, unparalleled service, fine dining restaurant, bar and lounges as well as wellness and gym facilities and business centers, the extravagance is endless.
Whatever it is you're looking for in a boutique hotel, you're sure to find it somewhere on this 10Best list. No one likes to feel like just another guest, which even in the most opulent, 5-star hotels, is often the case. When it comes to staying somewhere that is both lavish and intimate whilst brimming with design flare, you can't go past boutique hotels as an accommodation option.
10 Hotel Q!
Opened in 2004, this award winning, 4-star boutique design hotel combines ultra-modern and futuristic design elements and stylish interior decor, to create an idyllic atmosphere for its guests. With just 77 rooms decorated with dark woods, slate and rich red, white and black furnishings, as well as countless amenities, the hotels focus is on providing absolutely everything a guest could possibly require to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable stay in the city. Desirably located in Charlottenburg, the hotel is right near Savignyplatz and Ku'Damm where guests will found countless fantastic restaurant, bars and shopping facilities. Even so, on-site the hotel offers a fantastic restaurant and bar, fully equipped gymnasium and wellness center (with spa facilities) as well as conference rooms.
9 Sir F.K. Savigny Berlin
Sitting right on the famous Savignyplatz, in the vibrant area of Charlottenburg, sits the Sir F.K Savigny Berlin boutique hotel. Describing itself as "stylish yet entirely casual", the hotel combines its historic setting with a chic and modern design to create a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere for its guests. Despite being surrounded by boutique shops, restaurants and attractions, the hotel still provides an on-site breakfast buffet and a bar, with the 24-hour concierge able to make magnificent recommendations for lunch and dinner venues. Here, it is all about the small touches, with the hotel providing complimentary mini-bar, nesspresso coffee, wifi, shoe shine and newspapers. Room designs are simple and sophisticated, ensuring your complete and total comfort.
8 Hotel Alexander Plaza Berlin
Sitting in a fabulous location between Hackescher Markt, museum Island and Alexanderplatz in Mitte, near to many of the city's most popular tourist attractions is the Hotel Alexander Plaza Berlin. This 4-star boutique hotel is set in a 19th century stately building, recently renovated to ensure the utmost comfort and style- this impeccable blend of the old and new makes the Hotel Alexander Plaza reflective of the city itself. All decorated in the same style, the rooms range from Business rooms to Tower Suites and are bright, spacious and modern. Boasting a popular winter garden in which guests can enjoy breakfast at their leisure, the hotel also offers a bistro and lounge bar to satisfy your culinary requirements. For those in town for business, the hotel provides 6 conference rooms (packages available) and to relax after stressful meetings or busy days, a wellness area complete with relaxing Finnish sauna and solarium.
7 ARCOTEL Velvet
The Arcotel Velvet is a 4-star boutique hotel, located in the vibrant Mitte, overlooking Oranienburgerstrasse. The hotel itself presents a lively combination of art and culture (fitting of the city and its location) and comprises of just 85 rooms, allowing the Arcotel Velvet to focus on and cater to the individual. The hotels design is distinctive, with the building sporting a unique glass facade and the interior creatively decorated with warm tones and geometric shapes, creating a truly one-of-a-kind style. The idea of the hotel design is to inspire passion and zest for life, whilst capturing the free-spiritedness of Berlin city. Ideal for those on business, the hotel offers a business center and conference rooms.
6 Adele Hotel
A truly 'boutique' hotel experience, the very intimate Adele Hotel Berlin has just 12 rooms and 2 luxurious suites. With a combination of 1920's and New York styles, each room in this historical building has been individually decorated to create a warm and comfortable environment for guests. The entire hotel boasts vibrant furnishings and a chic, contemporary design. Very reasonably priced for such intimacy and ideally located in the vibrant and trendy Prenzlauer Berg, (just a short walk from the lively Alexanderplatz and Kollowitzplatz) the Adele hotel is the perfect place to stay, whether you want to spend your days visiting the sites or simply relax and enjoy being pampered.
5 Casa Camper Berlin
With its Berlin branch, the mod Barcelona-based designer footwear chain has fielded yet another stylish contender to appeal to urban sophisticates. Casa Camper sits smack dab in the atmospheric old Jewish quarter, surrounded by fashion-forward boutiques and cool indie stores that capture the city's laid-back vibe. The hotel too exudes an infectious irreverence, albeit paired with all the Zeitgeist essentials global nomads have come to expect: room service, free wifi, flatscreen TVs and a state-of-the-art fitness center that never closes. Neither does the top-floor lounge where guests can help themselves to free drinks and snacks while enjoying the views. Added bonus: the Dos Palillos restaurant with its inspired Asian tapas.
4 Soho House Berlin
Set in what was once a large department store prior to the war, Soho House is a 40-roomed boutique 'design' hotel located in Berlin's Mitte. Colourfully furnished, the contemporary design screams luxury with a modern, arty feel and touches of antiquity. Although comparatively small as a hotel, Soho House is far from lacking when it comes to amenities. Boasting a rooftop pool with incredible city views, a chic screening room with luxurious antique furnishings and onsite fine dining, to name a few. There is also a spa facility known as the Cowshed, it is split into a fitness facility (for Soho House members only) and a relaxation facility (open to all), complete with sauna, steam room, treatment rooms, relaxation pods and a Hamam. Comfortable, stylish and chic, you're bound to have a very pleasant stay.
3 Precise Casa Hotel
Located amidst the popular high-end shopping district of Ku-Damm lies the Precise Casa. With just 34 rooms, this boutique hotel describes itself as "a seamless blend of ethnic and modern, [reflective of] Berlin's free spirit." Comparatively affordable, Precise Casa prides itself on personal service and is in no way lacking in amenities, offering a scrumptious on-site breakfast buffet, 24-hour gymnasium and spa services on request. The 35 rooms and apartments are divided into 6 separate categories to suit guests' varying tastes and requirements, all featuring exquisite decor. It's fantastic location means that anything the hotel may not have on the premises is bound to be found just beyond the front door, so in one way or another, you're every need can be met.
2 The Mandala Suites
Located on Friedrichstrasse, in the city's historical center, are the Mandala Suites. This hotel prides itself on creating a holistic and personalised atmosphere for its guests, with suites designed to act as a sort of 'home away from home.' There are just 81 rooms in this boutique hotel, each elegantly decorated and boasting a bright, spacious and minimalist design. The delightful breakfast buffet on the 8th floor, overlooking the city makes for the perfect start to any day and the unbeatable Friedrichstrasse location is the ideal starting point for many of the city's best tourist attractions (as well as being itself, a very popular shopping strip!) The rooftop offers a peaceful wellness spa with panoramic views of the city, as well as a modern fitness center fitted with top of the range equipment.
1 Brandenburger Hof Hotel Berlin
The absolute epitome of luxury and extravagance, the 5-star Brandenburger Hof Hotel is home to just 14 suites and 58 rooms all in a classic, Prussian style fitted with tasteful furnishings. The hotel focuses on individual requirements and impeccable service with small, thoughtful touches to make sure you're as relaxed and comfortable as possible throughout your stay. With fine dining options on-site offering exquisite dishes which vary with the seasons, as well as lounge and bar areas where you can enjoy champagne, cocktails or even afternoon tea, all you're gastronomic desires are catered to. If you're looking for relaxation and pampering, head to the hotels Thaleia suite for a rejuvenating massage or for those wanting to keep the body beautiful and clear their mind, take the hotel shuttle to the exclusive Sport-Club, complete with all your fitness requirements.
About Rachel Beckley
Fresh from University and just 20 years old, Rachel decided to delay ‘real life’ for a while longer and live abroad. After 10 months based in England, (scattered with various escapes to sunnier foreign pastures) she embarked on a 2-month European adventure with her best friend, culminating in New Years celebrations in Berlin. After instantaneously falling in love with the city’s vibrant culture and history, she set sail back to England… to pack her things and move to Germany. One apartment and a German visa later, Rachel got to work on exploring everything ‘Berlin’ and is constantly filling her days discovering whatever this exhilarating city throws her way. Australian born and bred, and fortunately not a stranger to travel, Rachel has had the opportunity to visit some incredible places and had some amazing experiences in her life. She is a sun addict and likes nothing more than lazing on a beautiful beach with her iPod. Rachel has a Bachelor of Communication in Creative Advertising and once the adventure stops and ‘real life’ becomes unavoidable, plans to work as a copywriter.
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