Fancy hotel near Checkpoint Charlie – 4 star – Berlin

Boasting an unparalleled location on a quiet residential side street, just off from the iconic Friedrichstrasse, and world-class hospitality and accommodation, this 4 star Top Secret Hotel is a fine choice for your stay in the capital. All of Berlin’s major tourist attractions, points of interest and hidden gems are within easy distance from the doorstep of your hotel, including the nearby Checkpoint Charlie, Brandenburg Gate and Gendarmenmarkt Square. The city’s underground system is easy to navigate and the nearest stop (Kochstrasse) is only a few steps away so you can reach any corner of the city you want in no time.

The guest rooms, at this fancy hotel near Checkpoint Charlie, are spacious and modern, with expertly chosen furnishings and details to create a relaxing and calm environment. They feature details such as plasma TVs, free safe box with laptop capacity, radio, free internet and connecting rooms. For a perfect evening, you don’t even need to leave the hotel as the intimate bar and lounge area is the ideal spot to catch up with friends over drinks, and in the summer months, the sunlit terrace is the ultimate relaxing haven.

Visit Berlin’s oldest neighbourhood, Nicholas Quarter, and discover a quaint and historic pocket of the city that is less disturbed by tourists and the usual bustling hubbub. Taking its name from the picturesque St. Nicholas Church in the very centre, this district dates back to 1237, and some original characteristics from this time are still noticeable, despite it being heavily damaged during the war. The subsequent renovation saw a huge influx in independent boutiques, coffee houses, beer gardens and pavement cafés which make the area a lovely place to spend an afternoon with loved ones or a young family. With the tree-lined avenues and a large proportion of residential streets, it’s easy to forget you’re in an international capital city! The neighbouring district, Colln, is equally scenic with the River Spree running across the northern edge and plenty of pretty squares and baroque architecture.

For a truly unique gift for someone special, or even just a treat to yourself, pop into the much esteemed Harry Lehmann perfumery and be swept away by the delicious scents and exotic flavours. The family trade has been going since 1926 and still today retains the charming old-Berlin essence with antique glass jars containing each aroma and old-fashioned traditions such as selling the perfume according to its weight. Every fragrance imaginable lines the walls, and for an ultra-bespoke present you can mix your own custom perfume, tailored exactly to your preferences.