Photo courtesy SO/Berlin Das Stue
Looking for somewhere classy to stay in Germany’s capital city? Contributor Mary Noe shares this list of the top boutique hotels in Berlin
Berlin, Germany, is the most populous city in the European Union – and one of the most exciting. Germany’s capital is an historic, edgy cultural gem and is one of the top places to visit in Europe. From the Berlin Wall to the Weltzeituhr Clock, from Brandenburg Gate to world-class museums and lush gardens and parks, Berlin continues to evolve and delight visitors and locals alike.
Visitors to Berlin have their choice of historic, contemporary, and chic luxury accommodations. Let LuxuryBerlin be your personal guide to the top dining, shopping, cultural experiences, and hotels in this vibrant capital of Germany.
To help you plan your Germany travel itinerary, here are some of the very best boutique hotels in Berlin.
The Top Boutique Hotels in Berlin
SO/Berlin Das Stue
The SO/Berlin Das Stue hotel is sleek and chic, and one of the top luxury boutique hotels in Berlin. Ideally situated near the Berlin Zoo and popular Tiergarten Park, this TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice 2020 Award winner wows with luxe design and a trendy-but-inviting ambiance.
Built in the late 1930s, the Das Stue hotel is the historic site of the former Royal Danish Embassy, and the neoclassical design has been stunningly preserved. Interior design by renown Spanish designer Patricia Urquiola melds historic façades with modern interiors to create one of the most stylish hotels in Berlin.
Accommodations range from luxurious guest rooms with panoramic windows to extravagant suites with freestanding bathtubs and spectacular terrace views. Added amenities include a gym and personal training area and the Susanne Kaufmann Spa.
The SO/Berlin Das Stue hotel is also home to Cinco, the outstanding restaurant helmed by Michelin-starred Chef Paco Pérez. Other excellent on-site dining options include:
- The Casual– a chic spot for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, with a menu designed by Chef Pérez
- The Stue Bar – an upscale lounge with live music and an extensive whiskey and vermouth menu
- The Terrace – where you can relax al fresco while enjoying menu choices from The Casual
Visit Das Stue for reservations and more details.
Henri Hotel Berlin Kurfürstendamm
A TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice 2020 Award winner, the quaint and cozy Henri Hotel Berlin is an excellent choice for luxury boutique Berlin accommodations in the heart of the city. Located in the center of what was once West Berlin, this historic boutique property dates from the late 1800s. An ideal location for exploring, the Henri Hotel offers easy access to luxury shops, exclusive boutiques, and upscale restaurants and bars.
Guest rooms are individually designed with lush décor and range from charming salon-style rooms to themed accommodations fashioned after the legendary Hotel Bogota Berlin, some with furnishings original to the storied inn. On-site dining choices include an intimate bar and several posh salons that can be enjoyed exclusively by hotel guests. Room service is also available.
Visit Henri Hotel Berlin Kurfürstendamm for more details and reservations.
Hotel am Steinplatz
A TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice 2020 Best of the Best Award winner, the Hotel am Steinplatz is a Berlin boutique hotel perfectly situated in the Charlottenburg neighborhood. A member of Marriott’s Autograph Collection, the Hotel am Steinplatz is one of the best places to stay in Berlin, and fortunate guests enjoy a unique blend of history, culture, lifestyle… and luxury.
The refined simplicity of the hotel’s interior design is clean-lined and tasteful, and the sleek ambiance extends to the property’s guest rooms and suites. Rooms are decorated in a soothing, sophisticated palate of creams, black, and muted pastels, and offer luxurious linens, heated bathrooms floors, and luxe amenities.
Guests may enjoy the award-winning Bar Steinplatz and upscale on-site restaurant, as well as a fitness center and a rooftop spa offering customizable treatments and breathtaking views of Berlin.
For reservations and more information, please visit the hotel’s website.
Hotel Indigo Berlin – Centre Alexanderplatz
The Hotel Indigo Berlin – Centre Alexanderplatz is a contemporary boutique hotel conveniently located in the Alexanderplatz neighborhood close to the eponymous square and Berlin’s thriving commercial center. A TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice 2020 Award winner, this popular hotel offers amenities perfect for business or pleasure, with several meeting rooms and a 24-hour fitness center.
The comfortable guest rooms are designed with modern, casual flare and are accented with punches of vibrant color. Hotel Indigo offers an excellent breakfast buffet, and the on-site La Maison de L’entrecôte restaurant is a convenient spot for lunch or dinner.
Visit Hotel Indigo Berlin for reservations.
Orania.Berlin is a luxury boutique hotel ideally located in the exciting center of Kreuzberg at Oranienplatz. Some of Berlin’s best museums, theatres, restaurants, and cafés can be found in this artistic neighborhood, which beckons local and international creatives alike.
Orania.Berlin is a TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice 2020 Award winner and is one of the best boutique hotels in Berlin. The intimate guest rooms and spacious suites blend Italian and Asian influences and are comfortable and stylish, with warm wood and colorful accents. Luxurious touches include:
- Oversized mattresses handmade by Schramm
- Lighting designed by Enzo Catellani
- Luribaff carpets handmade in Iran
- Custom furniture and fabrics
Orania.Restuarant is helmed by Michelin-starred Chef Philipp Vogel, and is known for his multicultural signature dish, the Xberg Duck. Orania.Bar is a sophisticated local gathering spot, and the Orania.Stage and Orania.Salon host exclusive live concerts featuring artists local to Berlin.
For more details and reservations, visit Orania.Berlin.
Boutique Hotel i31 Berlin Mitte
A TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice 2020 Best of the Best Award winner, Boutique Hotel i31Berlin Mitte is situated in the trendy Mitte district and features a stylish design and laid-back atmosphere. The contemporary property is modern and hip, with modern yet simple guestrooms with unexpectedly lush accents.
The rooms are made even more inviting with a free non-alcoholic minibar, free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen smart TV, and a media hub perfect for guests traveling for business or pleasure. This trendy boutique hotel also offers unique rooftop Comfort Container rooms, sleekly designed shipping containers with accompanying terrace gardens.
Visit Boutique Hotel i31 Berlin Mitte for more details and reservations.
The Provocateur Hotel is perfect for an indulgent get-a-way and is one of the most unique of Berlin’s boutique hotels. Known for its burlesque-inspired ambiance, the Provocateur is a member of the Design Hotels collection and offers an unforgettable luxury boutique experience. The refined guest rooms and suites are decorated with deep jewel tones, plush fabrics, and gold accents, and offer rainforest showers, sound speakers, and Smart TVs.
The award-winning Provocateur Bar has been honored as Hotel Bar of the Year and Bar Team of the Year at the prestigious Mixology Bar Awards 2019, and is not to be missed during your stay. Explore the culinary delights at the upscale Golden Phoenix restaurant, where Chef The Duc Ngo creates dishes with French-Chinese inspiration.
For reservations and more details, please visit Provocateur Hotel.
Casa Camper Berlin
For bold, hip accommodations in the heart of Berlin’s Mitte district, book a stay at Casa Camper Berlin. A TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice 2020 Best of the Best Award winner, this sleek boutique design melds contemporary style with modern, thoughtful amenities.
Guest rooms are streamlined and comfortable, with spacious living areas and bathrooms flooded with natural light. The top-floor Tentempié lounge and buffet offers complimentary breakfast, drinks, and snacks 24 hours a day, along with spectacular city views; and the Casa Camper Fitness Center, with state-of-the-art equipment and spacious sauna, offers 24-hour access.
Casa Camper Berlin is located close to some of the best galleries, restaurants, bars, and boutiques in the city, and is an ideal base for exploring Berlin’s vibrant art culture.
Hotel Louisa’s Place
From the gorgeous façade to the refined interiors, Hotel Louisa’s Place is a charming, all-suite retreat located in Berlin City West at the famous Kurfurstendamm avenue. The elegant property is designed with traditional furnishings, rich fabrics, and a sumptuous color scheme.
This TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice 2020 Award winner is named in honor of Queen Luise of Prussia, known for “her special charm and her warm hospitality.” This welcoming ambiance is reflected in the elegant two to three room guest suites, each offering full kitchens and heated bathroom floors, some with balconies.
Hotel Louisa’s Place is a classic Berlin hotel, with an elegant bar and restaurant, spa and salon services, a full indoor swimming pool, and lovely garden.
For reservations, please visit Hotel Louisa´s Place.
Myers Hotel is located on a picturesque side street near Alexanderplatz in the heart of Berlin’s city center. Guest rooms and suites are individually decorated in keeping with the neoclassical style of the historic property, and each are unique. Splendid wallpaper designs coupled with traditional furnishings and warm wood accents invite guests to relax and linger. Bathrooms are equipped with rain shower heads and towel warmers.
A fabulous breakfast buffet is complimentary for hotel guests and is an excellent way to begin your day in Berlin. A lovely outdoor terrace overlooks the mature, lush sculpture garden, and is a refreshing spot for coffee or cocktails.
For reservations, please visit Myers Hotel.
Mary Noe is Managing Editor of Riley Regional Media and loves to discover local food, culture, customs, and personalities.