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Where to stay in Berlin

If you're a first time visitor to Berlin, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a local neighborhood could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but the hotels may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about neighborhoods and places to stay in Berlin.

What's the best area of Berlin to stay?

The top mentioned neighborhoods and areas that people talk about in and around Berlin are:

Here's what Trippy members had to say:

"Because it is so easy and quick to get around (public transport is excellent), I normally suggest to my visitors that they look for accommodation in one of the surrounding neighbourhoods, such as Prenzlauer Berg or Kreuzberg."  See More

"Kreuzberg, Friedrichshain, Mitte, Prenzlauer Berg, all good and accessible."  See More

"Avoid Wedding Moabit, Schöneberg, Charlottenburg (not bad but a bit cut out from the center)."  See More

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What are some good hotels in Berlin?

Depending on the neighborhood you choose, you may want to research hotels in the area. If you'd rather start with the most recommended hotels in Berlin, here's a list to get you started.

Here's what Trippy members had to say about hotels:

"The Melia Berlin on Friedrichstrasses near Spree river is a good location-on line can often get very good rates-only a short walk to trains, Museums, Brandenburg Gate, Checkpoint Charlie, etc."  See More

"Latest concept shopping mall Bikini Berlin and 25hours Hotel Bikini Berlin (with NENI Restaurant Berlin and Monkey Bar both with spectacular view of the Berlin Zoo (Zoologischer Garten) have recently been opened."  See More

"We stayed at H2 Hotel Berlin Alexanderplatz and it was great, very clean, free breakfast every morning and right in Alexanderplatz on the main drag that leads to Museum Island all the way down to Brandenburger Tor and Tiergarten -- pretty sure we got it for somewhere around $100/night for 2 people."  See More

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Where did you get these suggestions?

Trippy is a great resource for planning your trip because you get advice from real travelers. We suggested neighborhoods and hotels based on the recommendations of the Trippy community. This gives you a quick overview, but if you're looking to do more research, here are some of the questions that we used to find this information.

profile  Katie Simons from Los Angeles asked:
What's the best neighborhood in Berlin for a first time visitor?  (10 answers)

profile  Laraine E. from Dallas asked:
What airport should I land in? What is best?  (5 answers)

profile  Theresa Christine from Hollywood asked:
Things to do, Places to stay?  (3 answers)

profile  Jesica Jean Jacques from Miami asked:
What are the most popular neighborhoods in Berlin?  (5 answers)

profile  Shrirang Joshi from Pune asked:
As a first timer how long should one spend in Berlin?  (6 answers)

profile  Cairo Clarke from asked:
Best place to stay cheaply in Berlin?  (1 answer)

What if I plan my trip around food?

If you're a foodie or just love to eat when you travel, you might decide to stay in a hotel close to a restaurant you want to try. Here are some places to eat in Berlin.

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What if I don't have a car?

Maybe you're looking for a happening area with lots to see and do, or you want to be walking distance from tourist attractions. Check out some of these places and see there's a hotel nearby.

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Where can I find out more about Berlin?

This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from Berlin locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about Berlin.

If you've changed your mind and decided to go somewhere else, go to the main page and explore where to stay in any city.

Flying into Berlin? There are 2 alternative airports, so make sure you compare all your flight options. Find international, domestic, and local airports in Berlin.

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