Going on a trip to Berlin? 10 hotels for a budget stay in the centre of the city

Dreaming of a short trip to Berlin? Germany’s capital city is full of attractions and interesting experiences that will make your holiday unforgettable.

Explore Alexanderplatz and admire the surrounding sites, including the Brandenburg Gate and Reichstag building, as you head towards the Victory Column. Culture and history lovers should make time to visit Checkpoint Charlie, the German Museum of Technology and the Jewish Museum. See another side of this fantastic city by indulging in a shopping spree or enjoy a night out in Berlin’s incredibly cool restaurants, bars and clubs.

There are so many things to see in Berlin that you’ll want to stay right at the heart of the action. To help you choose your hotel, we’ve put together a list of fantastic and affordable places to stay in Berlin. Our centrally located hotels are the ideal base for exploring everything the city has to offer, with prices for a double room starting at 60 euros.

So, what are you waiting for? Book your hotel and start planning your Berlin getaway!

Rooms in the heart of Berlin

With a room at Hotel Indigo Alexanderplatz, you’ll be staying right in the centre of Berlin. Shops and cultural sites, including the TV Tower located just a few metres away, are all within easy reach of this 4-star hotel.

The light guestrooms are decorated in a modern design paired with wooden floors. A range of amenities, such as free WiFi, are provided throughout the hotel. The hotel restaurants offer a wide variety of meal options to satisfy your taste buds. Choose from breakfast, burgers or steaks – perfect for starting your day full of energy or if you fancy a quiet evening in at the hotel.

Hotel Indigo Berlin - Centre Alexanderplatz - an IHG hotel

Top rated
8.6 Excellent (737 reviews)

A hotel with historic features and modern internal spaces, close to the famous sites of Berlin

Hotel Mövenpick Berlin is just half a mile away from Potsdamer Platz. From there you can reach all manner of sites in just a matter of minutes, including the German Museum of Technology, the Jewish Museum and the Brandenburg Gate.

The hotel itself was once the former Siemens building, which gives the space a unique and special atmosphere. The hotel perfectly combines its historic features with the contemporary internal spaces, which is evident in the modern design of the rooms. You’ll find free WiFi, LED TVs with German and international channels, and other amenities on offer here.

Mövenpick Hotel Berlin Am Potsdamer Platz

Top rated
8.8 Excellent (3503 reviews)

An impressive design hotel with incredible views of the city of Berlin

From Hotel Amano, you can reach Alexanderplatz from the nearby Rosenthaler Platz stop in just a matter of minutes. There is even more to discover in the area surrounding the hotel: fashion-forward shoppers will enjoy exploring the racks of the popular clothing shops and fans of the arts can while away hours in the famous art galleries.

The hotel room interiors feature clean lines, a limited yet strong palette of contrasting colours and high-quality materials. Free WiFi, air conditioning, a flat-screen TV and a personal safe all come as standard in the stunning rooms of this design hotel.

Hotel AMANO Rooms & Apartments

Top rated
8.5 Excellent (3931 reviews)

A modern hotel in the centre of Berlin

Hotel New Berlin sits right in the heart of the Friedrichshain district and the vibrant Alexanderplatz is only ten minutes away by public transport. For a short break from the buzzing city streets, visit Volkspark Friedrichshain with its 160 years of history, just a few minutes away on foot. From here you can take in a fantastic view of Berlin.

When hunger strikes, the hotel’s Grill by Boston is an absolute must. Take your pick from sumptuous steaks and seafood straight from the lava grill. Free WiFi is offered as standard and the rooms have a comfortable and cosy atmosphere.

New Berlin

8.6 Excellent (2458 reviews)

Accommodation close to Berlin’s sites

If you’re looking for accommodation within walking distance of Berlin Cathedral, the Brandenburg Gate and Museum Island, H4 Hotel Berlin Alexanderplatz is the perfect choice for you. From here you can easily access public transport to all of the sites and districts you have planned for your Berlin tour.

The modern rooms have air conditioning and free WiFi. When returning to the hotel after a jam-packed day of exploring the sites, stop off at the hotel’s Berlin restaurant and choose from a number of local and international dishes.

H4 Hotel Berlin Alexanderplatz

8.7 Excellent (6454 reviews)

A welcoming place in the heart of Berlin

Mercure Berlin Mitte is centrally located and close to a number of must-see sights making it the ideal starting point for your trip to Berlin. Thanks to excellent public transport links, you can quickly travel anywhere from here: in 16 minutes, you’ll be in Potsdamer Platz, Checkpoint Charlie is 13 minutes away and it takes just 12 minutes to reach Alexanderplatz.

The hotel’s 120 smoke-free rooms are spacious, giving families with little ones additional room to enjoy a stress-free stay. For sports fans, the hotel has its own Cinésport sports bar. Open from 3.00 pm to 1.00 am, grab a drink and some snacks for the game or simply sit back and relax.

Mercure Hotel Berlin Mitte

Top rated
8.9 Excellent (3842 reviews)

Accommodation in central Berlin for easy travel around the city

You’ll find the 4-star Select Hotel Berlin Ostbahnhof just a few minutes’ walk from Berlin Ostbahnhof railway station, giving you easy access to urban and interurban transport. The East Side gallery and O2 World Arena stadium are very close to the hotel. The InterMezzo Restaurant also offers a hearty breakfast.

The hotel has modern rooms alongside a sunny, green internal courtyard right in the heart of the city. After a busy day of sightseeing, you can unwind in the hotel’s solarium, sauna and gym.

Hotel Berlin Ostbahnhof

8.0 Very good (1314 reviews)

A smart hotel in a central location with easy access to Berlin’s attractions

Leonardo Royal Berlin Alexanderplatz is ideal for those who love exploring. Its easy access to public transport and central location make discovering the culture, shops and nightlife of Berlin effortless.

Relax in the minimalist and elegantly furnished rooms whilst using the free WiFi to plan your next excursion. Another advantage of the hotel is the women-friendly guestrooms, specially designed for female guests with large mirrors, powerful hairdryers and security doors with a spy hole.

Leonardo Royal Hotel Berlin Alexanderplatz

Top rated
8.9 Excellent (3759 reviews)

A budget Berlin hotel by the Checkpoint Charlie

The Angleterre is located next to Checkpoint Charlie, which means that if you book a room here, you’ll be next to one of the most important sites of the German capital.

The hotel decor is in an English style, with warm colours, wood panelling in most rooms and glittering crystal chandeliers. If you are impressed by the facade of the building that dates back to 1891, then you’ll be delighted by the over 100-year-old frescoes and gilded ceiling mouldings, which have been passionately restored.

The rooms, however, have modern amenities: standard rooms offer free WiFi, Sky TV, a mini bar and air conditioning. Head over to the traditionally-decorated Charlies Bar, sip on an authentic British stout or a delicious cocktail, and relax after a busy day.

numa | Arc Rooms & Apartments

8.4 Very good (6059 reviews)

A contemporary hotel with every amenity in the centre of Berlin

Holiday Inn City Center is located in the Prenzlauer Berg district, one of the most popular areas of the city with stylish cafes, shops and plenty of choices for a big night out. Alexanderplatz is only 13 minutes away from the nearby Prenzlauer Allee stop. If you’re travelling by car, there is a hotel car park, which you can use for a daily charge.

Keep up to date with life back at home using the free WiFi in your room and the communal areas of the hotel. The light rooms have plenty of space and are decorated with printed copies of abstract art. Enjoy a view of the city whilst sipping on a complimentary cup of tea or coffee, or enjoy a drink from the mini bar.

Holiday Inn Berlin City Center East Prenzlauer Berg, an IHG Hotel

8.6 Excellent (3947 reviews)