7 Hotels in Berlin With Old-School Elegance

Jennifer Ceaser | January 24, 2018

With their classic interiors, vintage touches and timeless, elegant design, these hotels are perfect for luxuriating in Old World opulence. These are the most elegant hotels in Berlin.


Patrick Hellmann Schlosshotel

Why it made the list

With its high ceilings, multiple chandeliers, and intricate wood-carved staircase, the lobby of this century-old baroque mansion-turned-luxury-hotel instantly transports you to another era. That holds true throughout many of its rooms—especially in the fanciful, art deco-style Grunewald Suite—and in its restaurant, graced by gilded wood-paneled walls and a huge chandelier.

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Henri Hotel

Why it made the list

Bed down amongst hand-picked antiques and period-style furnishings in this recently restored 1899 heritage building. Its multiple salons—with their high stuccoed ceilings, original wood floors and vintage details—are imbued with a stately, Old World ambiance.

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The Ritz-Carlton Berlin

Why it made the list

The modern gray high-rise belies what inside—a plush, old-school-style hotel dripping in gold leaf, marble and European-style furnishings. A grand white marble lobby with a sweeping staircase and enormous chandelier is an appropriately sumptuous entry point to this luxury hotel. And its Curtain Club bar has the nostalgic look of a gentleman's cigar lounge.

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Sir Savigny

Why it made the list

The common areas of this 1893 former tenement building have been updated in a contemporary style, but its rooms are pure retro glamour—think rich, jewel-colored velvets, buttery leathers and custom-made, period-style furnishings topped off with glittering art deco chandeliers.

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Honigmond Hotel and Garden Hotel

Why it made the list

Tucked into two beautifully restored former tenement buildings, the hotel features original 19th-century wood-plank floors and stucco ceilings, while a meticulous selection of colonial-style antiques, oil paintings and four-poster beds complement the historic interiors.

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Hotel Adlon Kempinski Berlin

Why it made the list

Destroyed in World War II, this luxury hotel was rebuilt in 1997 with its golden past in mind. Rooms feature traditional mahogany furnishings, brocade silk bedspreads and turn-of-the-century photos of the original hotel, while the lobby boasts a resplendent elephant fountain—presented to the Adlon in 1930 by India's Maharajah of Patiala—antique furnishings and magnificent Murano glass chandeliers.

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The Regent Berlin

Why it made the list

Replete with antiques, ornate chandeliers, oil paintings and a fireplace, the elegant marble-clad lobby of this five-star property hints at what you’ll find on its upper floors: Rooms and suites are lavishly outfitted with classic Biedermeier-style furniture, marble floors, luxurious textiles and crystal chandeliers

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