Just east of Berlin’s trendy Friedrichshain district is the peaceful suburban Lichtenberge neighbourhood, the perfect base for an inspiring city break to one of Europe’s most dynamic capital cities. Exclusive discounts on spacious, contemporary double en-suite guest rooms in this 3.5* Hot Rate hotel are available for Hotwire customers when booking their city retreat online today. Especially ideal for those in Berlin on business, this hotel features an extensive onsite business centre comprising of several modern meeting rooms, all equipped with the latest professional technology and free high speed Wi-Fi internet. This excellent hotel also boasts a sophisticated a la carte restaurant with adjacent cocktail lounge, perfect for relaxing in during the evenings.
The eastern Lichtenberge district offers city breakers a refreshing, quieter alternative to pricey inner-city hotel accommodation. The area is conveniently connected to Berlin’s central Mitte district and the majority of its iconic landmarks via numerous S-Bahn and U-Bahn stations within walking distance of this excellent Hot Rate hotel, allowing guests to explore the city with ease. Guests will also undoubtedly appreciate the hotel’s close proximity to both the city’s main Tegel and Schoenefeld Airports, eliminating the need for lengthy airport transfers and complicated public transport routes.
Just a stone’s throw away is the fashionable Friedrichshain district which is popularly characterised by its numerous artisan cafes, organic eateries, stylish wine bars and quirky gift shops. The area is famous for its electric nightlife scene mostly centred around Simon-Dach-Straße, not forgetting the iconic establishment, the Berghain, which has long been famous for Berlin’s pioneering techno scene. Tourists are also recommended to visit the weekly Boxhagener Platz Sunday flea market and the poignant East Side Gallery, a 1.3km stretch of the preserved Berlin Wall which has been converted into an outdoor art installation.
Those seeking a moment’s peace from sightseeing in this thrilling metropolis are encouraged to spend a quiet afternoon in the nearby Volkspark Friedrichshain. Spanning 52 hectares of pristine green parkland, the park is one of the largest in Berlin and a popular retreat for both tourists and local Berliners alike during the warmer summer months. As well as being the perfect place to read a book in the shade or enjoy a picnic on the grass, the park also features several children’s adventure playgrounds, sunbathing terrace, tennis courts, padding pool, toboggan run and onsite restaurant. The park is conveniently accessible via the Landsberger Allee S-Bahn station or the route 200 bus from the Unter den Linden.