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The Best Hotels in Berlin for Incredible Views of the City

Jennifer Ceaser | January 22, 2018

Imagine having a picture-perfect view of the historic Brandenburg Gate, the iconic TV Tower or verdant Tiergarten park—without setting foot outside your hotel room. A stay at any of these Berlin hotels means you'll never want to close the curtains.


Hotel Zoo Berlin

Why it made the list

Floor-to-ceiling windows span the entire width of the Panorama rooms and offer uninterrupted views across Berlin’s rooftops to either the Theater des Westens or the Kurfürstendamm shopping boulevard.

Tucked inside one of the city's oldest grand hotels, this re Read More


The Regent Berlin

Why it made the list

You can splurge on the Gendarmen or Presidential suite for unbeatable views of Gendarmenmarkt—with its French Cathedral, German Church and the neoclassical Konzerthaus—but many of the regular rooms also look out directly on this historic square. Other suites front the famous boulevard “Unter den Linden” and command skyline views.

One of Berlin's most esteemed hotels, the Regent pairs the o Read More


Hotel de Rome

Why it made the list

Soak in the beautiful cobblestoned Bebelplatz and the grand stone façade of Humboldt University from the front suites, or admire the stunning green dome of the adjacent St Hedwig’s Cathedral from the east-facing rooms.

Discreet service and a boutique atmosphere make the Hotel de Read More


Sofitel Berlin Gendarmenmarkt

Why it made the list

The Prestige Suites—some with balconies—directly overlook picturesque Gendarmenmarkt square and the stately dome of the French cathedral. The higher-floor rooms also feature partial views of the TV Tower.

This luxurious place to stay has maximized the minimalist lo Read More


InterContinental Berlin

Why it made the list

Ask for a high-floor room in the west wing of this upscale property and you’ll have Tiergarten park, the Berlin Zoo and the Brandenburg Gate as your backdrop.

From the heavily trafficked street, the huge \"InterConti,\" Read More


Hotel Adlon Kempinski Berlin

Why it made the list

With the Brandenburg Gate right outside its doors, the Adlon offers the best perspective of this Berlin landmark from its west-facing rooms, while those looking east enjoy lovely views of the famed Unter den Linden boulevard.

The first Adlon was considered Europe's ultimate luxury reso Read More


25hours Hotel Bikini Berlin

Why it made the list

Catch a glimpse of exotic animals at play at this 1950s high-rise hotel abutting the Berlin Zoo. Book one of the Jungle Rooms, whose full-length windows directly overlook the enclosures, while the XL rooms also afford views of Tiergarten park.

Opened in 2014, this stylish property set in a renovated 195 Read More


nHow Berlin

Why it made the list

Set directly on the banks of the Spree River, this chic music-themed hotel enjoys unparalleled waterfront views, which take in the Oberbaum Bridge and stretch all the way to the TV Tower. The best can be had through the floor-to-ceiling windows of the upper floors, which jut out over the river, and from the private terrace of Penthouse Suite.

This spot bills itself as the music hotel—it hosts regular o Read More


Vienna House Andel's Berlin

Why it made the list

Located on the border of Friedrichshain and Prenzlauer Berg, this 14-story tower offers a unique perspective of the city, looking east upon its endless blocks of boxy, Communist-era buildings. Or you can opt for a west-fronting room, which has views of Alexanderplatz and the TV Tower.

This towering modern conference hotel boasts a comprehensive Read More


Waldorf Astoria Berlin

Why it made the list

All the rooms and suites in this 32-story skyscraper, known as the Zoofenster, have floor-to-ceiling windows that provide excellent views of surrounding West Berlin, including the historic Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, the nearby Berlin Zoo and lush Tiergarten park. Naturally, the best ones can be had from the upper levels (floors 23-29), particularly the top-floor presidential suite, with sweeping vistas that stretch all the way to the Brandenburg Gate and TV Tower.

This impressive skyscraper, a nod to the Waldorf's original Read More

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