Swissotel Berlin am Kurfuerstendamm
What We Love
- Top location just off the Kurfürstendamm and a couple of blocks from the Tiergarten
- Contemporary works by German artist Markus Lüpertz feature in all guestrooms
- The fitness center offers a 24-hour gym and sauna
What To Know
- Free WiFi
- Restaurant 44 serves contemporary Swiss cuisine and overlooks the Kurfürstendamm
- All rooms feature a Nespresso machine and free cable TV
- Free WiFi
- Parking On Site
- Room Service
In West Berlin, just off the city’s boutique-lined boulevard the Kurfürstendamm, the Swissotel Berlin is an elegant five-star property decorated with contemporary artworks. In a two-story glass atrium, the lobby serves as a gallery that hosts changing art exhibitions, and pieces by contemporary German artist Markus Lüpertz feature in all of the 316 guestrooms. Each room also features a Nespresso machine, a flat-screen TV, free WiFi and a pillow menu. Splurge on a Junior Suite and enjoy a free minibar and late checkout (until 3 p.m.). Head to Restaurant 44 for striking views of the Ku’damm, as well as contemporary Swiss cuisine, and finish the night with a cocktail at the Palermo Bar. The lobby-level Grande Galerie serves drinks and snacks throughout the day. Grab your sneakers and swing by the concierge to collect a jogging map highlighting four- to six-mile routes around the city, or head to the fitness center to take advantage of the 24-hour gym and sauna.
In the Area
Situated in the City West district, the property is mere steps from the Kurfürstendamm, Berlin’s top shopping boulevard, a two-mile cosmopolitan cocktail of designer labels, hip boutiques and the century-old department store KaDeWe, with its must-see food hall. Have lunch here or take a shopping break in the enchanting garden of the Café im Literaturhaus. Nearby, the Story of Berlin multimedia museum delivers an edutaining introduction to the city’s turbulent history, including a tour of a Cold War atomic bomb shelter. Younger travelers will be enthralled by the critters at the Berlin Zoo, which is part of the vast Tiergarten, which also has rambling paths, idyllic ponds and fun beer gardens, including the Café am Neuen See.