Gay Berlin • Mid-Range + Budget Hotels

The gay capital of Germany and arguably the sex capital of Europe! Berlin has a gay scene like no other.

Our top Berlin hotels for 2018 are sorted by area:

Schöneberg

home of Berlin’s largest gay village

Berlin Mitte

historical city centre Berlin, close to many famous sights

Prenzlauer Berg

gay-popular area with a distinctive culture & scene

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Schöneberg / gay scene

Berlin’s largest gay village. Hotels in Schöneberg are great for visiting the city’s gay scene, nightlife and the famous Ku’Damm Street. There’s a huge choice of restaurants, shops and cafés. Good transport links make it easy to get around.

Stylish new hotel.

Martin-Luther-Straße 1, Eichwalde, Berlin | map | distance

8.64 Excellent
based on 1014 reviews

RIU Plaza Berlin4 stars

Why this hotel? Stylish new hotel. Very close to gay village, shops & metro. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2016
Top 25
2017
Top 25

Stylish new hotel in a great location. It’s just a few minutes’ walk from Berlin’s gay bars and cruise clubs in Schöneberg, the KaDeWe department store, the Ku’Damm shopping area and the Wittembergplatz U-Bahn station.

Modern guest rooms feature comfy beds, free WiFi, satellite TV with multimedia connections, air conditioning/heating, fridge, safe and coffee machine. RIU Plaza’s facilities include a well-equipped gym, concierge service and a restaurant that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. A very popular choice with Travel Gay Europe visitors in 2017.

features: bar, restaurant, gym, free wi-fi | Updated: 20-09-2017

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The Ellington Berlin
Near the gay scene.

50-55 Nürnberger Straße, Berlin | map | distance

8.21 Excellent
based on 3835 reviews

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Ellington Hotel Berlin4 stars

Why this hotel? Near the gay scene. Stylish art deco building. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2015
Top 50
2016
Top 50

Behind an art deco façade, constructed in 1931 by trailblazing Berlin architect Erich Mendelsohn, is a stylish, modern hotel called Ellington Hotel.

The hotel offers large, modern guest rooms with aair conditioning, flat screen TV, shower/bathtub and minibar. There’s a very good restaurant and a well-equipped gym onsite.

The location is great, too – just a short walk from Connection ClubWOOF Berlin and other gay venues in Schöneberg district.

features: bar, cafe, restaurant, massage, jacuzzi, gym, spa, free wi-fi | Updated: 05-10-2017

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Gay-focused

Lietzenburger Straße 13-15, Berlin | map | distance

7.89 Very Good
based on 5023 reviews

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Axel Hotel Berlin4 stars

Why this hotel? Gay-focused Great sauna & spa. Near the gay scene & metro. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2015
Top 25
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Top 25
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Top 25

Stylish, straight-friendly hotel near the main gay scene. The Axel Berlin is a short walk from the Wittenbergplatz metro station and even closer to Connection Club, PrinzknechtWOOF Berlin and other gay venues.

Air-conditioned guest rooms feature free WiFi, LCD TV and iPod connectable speakers. Guests have access to the Wellness Centre to relax in the jacuzzi, sweat it out in the sauna or just chill in the relaxation area.

The open-air Sky Bar is a destination in its own right – great place to start your evening with a cocktail.

features: bar, restaurant, massage, sauna, jacuzzi / hot pool, gym, spa, free wi-fi | Updated: 05-10-2017

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In the gay district.

Kalckreuthstraße 12, Berlin | map | distance

6.91 Good
based on 1882 reviews

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Quentin Design Hotel3 stars

Why this hotel? In the gay district. Stylish design. Great value. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2015
Top 25
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Top 25
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Top 25

Quentin Design Hotel is located on a quiet side street in the heart of the gay village, close to some of the most popular gay bars and gay cruise clubs in Berlin.

This boutique hotel offers 60 stylish en suite guest rooms with free WiFi. Great value-for-money, but the budget rooms are a bit on the small side. U: Nollendorfplatz

features: cafe, free wi-fi | Updated: 09-10-2017

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Gay hotel.

Motzstraße 19, Schöneberg, Berlin | map | distance

7.35 Very Good
based on 499 reviews

TOM’S Hotel3 stars

Why this hotel? Gay hotel. Free pass to gay venues. Prime location. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2015
Top 25
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Top 25
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Top 25

Perhaps the most famous gay hotel in Schöneberg. TOM’S Hotel offers comfortable, en suite single and double rooms that are equipped with flat screen TV, DVD player and free WiFi.

The hotel does not serve breakfast, but there are plenty of cafés nearby. Guests receive a special pass for discounts at many of the nearby gay bars, cruise clubs, saunas, nightclubs, shops and restaurants. U: Nollendorfplatz  

features: jacuzzi / hot pool, gym, free wi-fi | Updated: 20-09-2017

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Close to gay nightlife.

Bülowstraße 19-22, Berlin | map | distance

7.36 Very Good
based on 13980 reviews

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Novum Hotel Aldea Berlin Zentrum3 stars

Why this hotel? Close to gay nightlife. Great-value, new hotel. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2016
Top 100
2017
Top 25

Excellent new 3-star option in Schöneberg, the Novum Hotel Aldea Berlin is housed a modern building near Bülowstrasse station – just one stop away from the main gay areas around Nollendorfplatz (or you can walk).

Perfect for both business and leisure, this non-smoking hotel offers bright, modern rooms with soundproof windows, free WiFi, flat screen TV and desk. A wide range of local restaurants, cafés and shops can be found nearby.

features: free wi-fi | Updated: 20-09-2017

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Gay hotel.

Fuggerstraße 33, Berlin | map | distance

8.86 Excellent
based on 541 reviews

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ArtHotel Connection3 stars

Why this hotel? Gay hotel. Free entry to Connection nightclub. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2015
Top 25
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Top 50

Located in the heart of Schöneberg gay scene, the ‘art nouveau’ ArtHotel Connection offers great-value, uniquely themed rooms with flat screen TV, DVD player, safe, iPhone dock and free WiFi.

Gay but hetero-friendly, this privately-owned hotel is known for its helpful service. Breakfast is served upon request from 8am till 4pm! Guests get free entry to the Connection gay club next door.

features: restaurant, free wi-fi | Updated: 20-09-2017

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In the gay district.

Fuggerstraße 8, Berlin | map | distance

7.98 Very Good
based on 2383 reviews

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Mercure Hotel Berlin Zentrum3 stars

Why this hotel? In the gay district. Great breakfast. Popular choice. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2015
Top 50
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Top 50
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Top 50

The great-value Mercure Berlin Zentrum (formerly “Castor The Vine”) has an excellent location, just a few steps away from the Schöneberg gay scene and Nollendorfplatz metro station.

Guest rooms feature comfortable beds, flat screen TV’s, minibars and free WiFi. The Mercure offers a very good breakfast buffet, very gay-friendly service and excellent value for money.

A consistently popular choice on Travel Gay Europe.

features: bar, cafe, internet access, free wi-fi | Updated: 21-08-2017

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Top 50 hotels.

Potsdamer Straße 129, Berlin | map | distance

7.75 Very Good
based on 6330 reviews

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Novum Hotel City B Berlin Centrum3 stars

Why this hotel? Top 50 hotels. Near the gay scene. Popular choice. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2015
Top 50
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Top 100

The excellent value for money Novum City B Hotel is located near transport links and shops and within 10 minutes’ walk to the gay bars in Schöneberg.

Each comfortable, non-smoking guest room features soundproof windows, free WiFi, flat screen TV and work desk. A breakfast buffet is served every morning.

The hotel has a 24-hour multi-lingual reception and even a sauna, although you may be more tempted to visit the nearby gay cruise clubs Sheune, The JAXX, TOM’S Bar, etc.

features: sauna, free wi-fi | Updated: 31-08-2017

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Top location.
8.3

Potsdamer Straße 171-173, Berlin | map | distance

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LINDEMANN’S3 stars

Why this hotel? Top location. Modern rooms. Great value. Excellent breakfast. Free WiFi.

We recommend LINDEMANN’S for many reasons. This great-value hotel is located in the Schöneberg gay district, within walking distance of the best gay bars in Berlin, shopping area, and a 5-minute walk to the Bülowstraße metro station and Yorckstraße S-Bahn station.

Guest rooms are very modern and air-conditioned, each featuring a comfortable beds flat screen satellite TV, free WiFi. The LINDEMANN’S has a stylish bar. Their breakfast buffet is very, very good.

features: bar, free wifi | Updated: 05-10-2017

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Modern rooms, gym & sauna.

Lützowplatz 17, Berlin | map | distance

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Hotel Berlin, Berlin3 stars

Why this hotel? Modern rooms, gym & sauna. Easy access to gay scene. Great value. Free WiFi.

New trending hotel in Berlin that’s great for sightseeing, shopping and gay nightlife. Hotel Berlin is located near the famous Ku’damm street, Berlin Zoo, KaDeWe Department Store, transport links and restaurants.

Each bright, contemporary-styled guest rooms feature air conditioning, free WiFi, lounge bar, flat screen TV, fridge, large private bathroom. The hotel has its own modern gym and sauna.

An excellent breakfast buffet is served every morning. Drinks can be enjoyed bar the stylish bar or in the relaxed garden. 24-hour reception and bike rental available.

features: bar, restaurant, sauna, gym, spa, free wifi | Updated: 08-10-2017

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Gay-owned hotel.

Kleiststraße 35, Berlin | map | distance

7.28 Very Good
based on 325 reviews

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Hotel Zu Hause1-5 stars

Why this hotel? Gay-owned hotel. Near the Schöneberg gay scene. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2015
Top 50

Charming gay-owned and -managed hotel in Schöneberg gay district. Zu Hause offers a warm welcome, well-maintained (non-smoking) guest rooms, complimentary Continental breakfast, tea & coffee and free WiFi.

Zu Hause is very close to many gay venues – New Action gay cruise club is just a few steps from the front door.

features: free wi-fi | Updated: 22-07-2017

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Great value B&B.

Geisbergstraße 41, Berlin | map | distance

9 Exceptional
based on 36 reviews

Bananas Berlin Gay Guesthouse1-5 stars

Why this hotel? Great value B&B. Near the scene. Gay guesthouse. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2015
Top 100
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Top 100
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Top 100

Located in the heart of Schöneberg gay village, this gay guesthouse offers 10 double and single contemporary-styled rooms.

Each room features a comfortable bed, flat screen TV and free WiFi. Bathroom and toilet facilities are shared between two rooms.

As well as being close to all the gay venues, Bananas is just a 10-minute walk to the Nollendorfplatz Underground Station. KaDeWe Department Store is a 10-minute walk away.

features: free wi-fi | Updated: 20-09-2017

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Great for shopping & gay scene.

Bayreuther Straße 39, Berlin | map | distance

8.9 Excellent
based on 1828 reviews

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Ibis Berlin Kurfuerstendamm2 stars

Why this hotel? Great for shopping & gay scene. Excellent dining. Value for money. Free WiFi.

A well-known brand that has been consistently popular with gay travellers. The ibis Kurfuerstendamm offers great-value rooms in central Berlin, close to KaDeWe Department Store, the Berlin Zoo and a huge range of shops.

Bright, modern guest rooms room feature flat screen TV, comfortable bed, air conditioning, free WiFi. An excellent breakfast buffet is served every morning. We also like the Ibis’ stylish lounge bar.

The nearby Wittenbergplatz Underground Station provides easy access to other parts of Berlin. The main gay scene and nightlife can be reached in 10-15 minutes.

features: bar, free wifi | Updated: 09-10-2017

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New hotel.

Bundesallee 31A, Berlin | map | distance

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TWO Hotel Berlin by Axel4 stars

Why this hotel? New hotel. Adults only. Gay-popular. Free WiFi.

The second “hetero-friendly”, adults-only Axel hotel in Berlin. Comfortable guest rooms and suites are air-conditioned and feature a minibar, free WiFi, room safe, along with Axel-branded bathroom amenities.

TWO has a fitness room with machines and free weights – certainly enough for a pump-up before a night out. Spa facilities include a jacuzzi, sauna and steam room. Massage services are also available.

Location-wise, the gay scene in Schöneberg can be reached by foot in about 25 minutes or around 15 minutes if you take the metro.

features: bar, restaurant, steam room, massage, sauna, jacuzzi / hot pool, gym | Updated: 20-09-2017

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Gay Hostel.

Motzstraße 28, Berlin | map | distance

8 Excellent
based on 53 reviews

Gay Hostel Berlin3 stars

Why this hotel? Gay Hostel. Great value. Close to the scene. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2015
Top 25
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Top 25

Gay Hostel is located in the Schöneberg gay village, close to ReizbarScheuneTOM’S Bar, Mutschmann’s, etc. Only accepts gay men up to the age of 38, minimum two night stay.

The hostel offers 8-bed shared rooms and some single rooms that are clean, simply furnished and great value for money. Guests have access to a common kitchen with microwave, fridge and free WiFi. Guests receive a ‘hostel pass’ which gives exclusive discounts at various gay venues in Berlin.

features: internet access, free wi-fi | Updated: 05-10-2017

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Walk to gay bars.

Kleiststraße 9-12, Berlin | map | distance

7.98 Very Good
based on 2556 reviews

Ivbergs Hotel Premium4 stars

Why this hotel? Walk to gay bars. Great location and value for money. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2015
Top 100

The Ivbergs Premium is well-located for sightseeing, shopping and gay scene in Berlin. Blond, Blue Boy BarNew Action cruise club and other gay venues are nearby, as is the Nollendorfplatz metro station.

Guest rooms are comfortable, and the staff speak English.

features: bar, restaurant, free wifi | Updated: 05-10-2017

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Great value & location.

Motzstraße 7, Berlin | map | distance

8.08 Excellent
based on 494 reviews

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Hotel Sachsenhof3 stars

Why this hotel? Great value & location. Near the gay nightlife. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2015
Top 50
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Located right in the middle of the Schöneberg gay scene. The great-value Sachsenhof offers clean, comfortable (single and double) en suite rooms with free WiFi. Late-risers can enjoy breakfast until 11am.

The hotel has an excellent location, just a few steps from popular gay bars and clubs. The nearby Nollendorfplatz Station provides easy connections to the rest of Berlin.

features: bar, restaurant, free wi-fi | Updated: 20-09-2017

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Budget choice.

An der Urania 12, Berlin | map | distance

8.41 Excellent
based on 1548 reviews

Motel One Berlin – Tiergarten2 stars

Why this hotel? Budget choice. Modern rooms & facilities. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2015
Top 50

An excellent choice for budget travellers. Motel One Tiergarten offers contemporary, great value rooms in good location, within easy access to Berlin’s main attractions the Schöneberg gay village.

All guest rooms are non-smoking and feature air conditioning, a flat screen TV, iPod station and free WiFi. U: Wittenbergplatz, Nollendorfplatz

features: free wi-fi | Updated: 20-09-2017

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Berlin Mitte

The most central part of Berlin. Mitte is home to major attractions and important government buildings such as the Reichstag, Brandenburg Gate, Pergamon Musuem, Neues and Altes Museum.

Berlin's tallest hotel.

Alexanderplatz 7, Berlin | map | distance

7.93 Very Good
based on 24755 reviews

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Park Inn by Radisson Berlin Alexanderplatz4 stars

Why this hotel? Berlin's tallest hotel. Very central. Excellent value. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2017
Top 50

The tallest hotel in berlin and a popular choice with travellers due to its amazing location – right on Alexanderplatz Square and all its transport links, providing easy connections to other parts of the city and the gay scene.

The Park Inn Radisson offers 3 restaurants, a gym, spa & sauna and a rooftop terrace (charges apply). Guest rooms and suites feature flat screen TV’s, heated floors and desks. Most rooms have large windows with excellent city views.

features: bar, restaurant, sauna, internet access, gym, spa | Updated: 31-08-2017

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New hotel.

Bertolt-Brecht-Platz 4, Berlin | map | distance

8.29 Excellent
based on 3814 reviews

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Leonardo Hotel Berlin Mitte4 stars

Why this hotel? New hotel. Great for sightseeing. Excellent value. Free WiFi.

Leonardo Hotel has a great location for sightseeing – close to many cultural sights, shops and transport links, a few minutes’ walk from the Friedrichstraße (one of Berlin’s main stations), and within easy access to the gay scene by metro.

With unique designs by Philippe Starck and YOO Berlin, the guest rooms feature air conditioning, free WiFi, flat screen TV and private bathroom. Some rooms have a balcony with city views.

The hotel has its own gym and sauna, a shared lounge and luggage storage service. Breakfast is very good for the price.

features: bar, restaurant, sauna, gym, spa, free wi-fi | Updated: 22-07-2017

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Popular choice.

Oranienburger Straße 65, Berlin | map | distance

8.64 Excellent
based on 3218 reviews

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Generator Berlin Mitte1 stars

Why this hotel? Popular choice. Near train station. Excellent value. Free WiFi.

The hip Generator Berlin Mitte is conveniently located, near the Oranienburger Straße train station and the famous Brandenburg Gate, and within 10 minutes walk to restaurants, Bar Saint JeanThe Coven and gay-popular bars.

Modern, bright dormitories with bunk beds as well as private en suite rooms are available, with free WiFi throughout. Like other Generators, there is a onsite bar, and the front desk is open 24 hours. Luggage storage and laundry facilities available.

features: bar, cafe, restaurant, free wifi | Updated: 20-09-2017

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Prenzlauer Berg

One of Berlin’s prettiest districts. Prenzlauer Berg is home to countless restaurants, cafés, and boutique shops. Characterised by 20th century buildings, the area has an atmosphere that is unique from the rest of city.

Prenzlauer Berg also has a distinctive gay nightlife, with many legendary bars that suit all tastes.

Near train station.

Landsberger Allee 106, Berlin | map | distance

8.98 Excellent
based on 10844 reviews

Vienna House Andel’s Berlin4 stars

Why this hotel? Near train station. Excellent value. Free WiFi.

The popular Vienna House Andel’s is located in a bit further from Berlin’s main scene, though it is right near the S-Bahn train station (50 metres away) from which you can reach Alexanderplatz Square or the gay bars, Greifbar and gay venues in Prenzlauerberg within 15 minutes away.

There is an excellent range of facilities here including a rooftop bar with panoramic view, a Michelin-starred restaurant, a wonderful spa with a 24-hour gym, jacuzzi, sauna and massage services.

All modern, non-smoking guest rooms include free WiFi, flat screen TV, DVD player, laptop-sized safe. The hotel offers onsite dining, although you’ll find many local restaurants nearby, as well as a supermarket.

features: bar, restaurant, sun terrace, swimming pool, spa, gym, sauna, massage, free wifi | Updated: 05-10-2017

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Great location in Kreuzberg.

Warschauer Straße 39-40, Berlin | map | distance

9.1 Exceptional
based on 461 reviews

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Michelberger Hotel3 stars

Why this hotel? Great location in Kreuzberg. Excellent value. Walk to Berghain gay nightclub. Free WiFi.

An excellent choice for this neighbourhood. The Michelberger is located opposite the metro station, 10 minutes to most of the best places to visit in Friedrichshain/Kreuzberg, and within 15 minutes’ walk to the Berghain gay-popular nightclub.

Guest rooms are uniquely styled and feature private bathroom with shower, cable TV, free WiFi. The Michelberger has its own stylish café bar. and the in-house restaurant serves healthy, organic menu including vegan and vegetarian dishes.

features: bar, restaurant, sauna, free wifi | Updated: 05-10-2017

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