Recommended hostels and hotels for sightseeing in Berlin, Germany

Our top picks of today’s post are conveniently located near Berlin’s main attractions and offer excellent value for money to backpackers and savvy travellers. If you are planning a trip to Germany, you must already know that Berlin has something to suit all tastes: museums, galleries, concerts and festivals, street art and performances, football, architecture and history. The best way to make sure you do not miss out on anything is to stay in the city centre, so you are advised to consider our recommended hotels in Berlin according to your budget.

CityHostel Berlin

This hostel in Germany is situated in the Mitte district, within walking distance to Potsdamer Platz, the Parliament building, the Brandenburg Gate and Friedrichstraße. The nearest underground station is Mohrenstraße, connecting the area to many other spots of Berlin. The CityHostel is just 8 kilometres away from TXL airport and about 16 kilometres away from SXF.

Guests have highlighted the delicious breakfast served daily –which can be enjoyed in an outdoor terrace-, the complimentary WiFi internet connection and amenities such as the games room or the availability of bikes for rent.

The accommodation options here are single, twin or family private rooms, or beds in mixed dormitories with a capacity of up to 6 guests. Some rooms have ensuite bathroom, and in other cases you will have to share the shower and toilet with other people. Check the best nightly rates for this hostel in Berlin.

Berlin Hotel: Messe am Funkturm

If you travel to Germany for business purposes, this hotel is only 400 metres away from the Messe ICC Exhibition Centre, about 5 kilometres away from Tegel airport and 20 kilometres away from Berlin Schönefeld. What is more, it boasts excellent public transportation connections thanks to the Messe Nord train station right next to it.

It not only offers well appointed rooms with free WiFi, TV and private bathroom, but also a hearty buffet breakfast and round-the-clock room service.  Guest rooms in this establishment are classified into economy single, comfort single, comfort double, comfort triple, quadruple and family ones. All spaces are non-smoking.

The staff will gladly assist you in German, English or Russian. Book now your accommodation in central Berlin.

Ibis Budget Berlin Potsdamer Platz

If you stay at this budget hotel by Ibis, you will sleep just 500 metres from the trendy shops in the famous Friedrichstraße street, as well as close to the Berlin Wall Memorial Museum, the Brandenburg Gate and Checkpoint Charlie. The nearest airport is TXL, 12 kilometres away.

One of the greatest allures of this central Berlin hotel is its beer garden, where you can have a drink with friends in the evening, plus it stands near the Tiergarten park where locals usually organise picnics. Guests are also granted access to a daily buffet breakfast, complimentary WiFi and parking spots for a small surcharge.

The staff at the reception of the Ibis Budget Berlin Potsdamer Platz speak German and English, and they will gladly provide any information you may need during your stay. You can browse the different types of room and services available for this cheap hotel in Berlin and check whether they fit your travel schedule.

Otherwise, if you would rather keep on searching for accommodation for your trip to Germany, check out these other hotels in Berlin.