Vibrant nightlife, diverse culture, interesting architecture and famous as a melting pot of different nations – Berlin is known nationally and worldwide, that goes without saying. How do we know? In 2013 it was named the best city in Europe and number two worldwide when it comes to leisure facilities and quality of life, especially for people between the age of 15 and 29. But it is not only a city for the young it is also a city for the elderly. Why? For the simple reason, that the city offers a wide selection of exhibitions, museums, theatres and opera. Furthermore, the numerous sights such as Brandenburg Gate, TV Tower, Checkpoint Charlie, Berlin Cathedral and the German Houses of Parliament that tell the history of Berlin, wow all age groups. So, we think that there is much to discover, even when it comes to Berlin hotels. Perhaps, you would like to stay with Leonardo Hotels Berlin
during your next visit. Please be kindly informed that for all reservations booked after January 2014 an additional 5% city tax will be due upon arrival for leisure guests. The delivery of an employer confirmation or self-confirmation over the tourist accommodation is voluntary. If the guest does not give the information or cannot make credible the professional purpose, the accommodation tax is calculated. However, the guest has the opportunity to request a reimbursement of the accommodation tax within four months at the tax office Hellersdorf-Marzahn. The application is a proof of the occupational or professional purpose of the night and the invoice, accompanied by certificate of the hotel, stating the accommodation tax (see point 7, # 3: Certificate for the guest for submission to the tax office).
Fairs & Events in Berlin
Do people in Berlin actually work beside all the leisure facilities offered? Or do they fall prey to temptations? Yes, for sure they have a steady job and no, not always. Actually, the city is known for its fairs and events normally held at ICC, Messe Berlin and BCC. Big fairs like ITB, ILA, Fruit Logistica, Bread & Butter or Berlin Fashion Week take place every year and attract a lot of visitors. You are looking for more sporty events? No problem, just register yourself for Berlin Half Marathon in March/April or for the whole Marathon distance in September. The Leonardo Hotels Berlin accommodates you with pleasure! More about the TOP FAIRS and Events in Berlin
Discover the city with Leonardo Berlin Hotels
The two Berlin Airports – Schonefeld and Tegel – guarantee the air traffic infrastructure for the capital region of Berlin Brandenburg. Hotels close to the Tegel Airport are the Leonardo Royal Hotel Berlin and the Leonardo Hotel Berlin. If you want to stay close to Schonefeld Airport, then book the Leonardo Airport Hotel Berlin-Brandenburg or the Leonardo Hotel Berlin City Sud.
In the future:
The future airport Berlin Brandenburg International will be in charge of the whole air traffic of Berlin and Brandenburg. Passengers travelling from the airport reach the city centre in just 30 minutes. The Leonardo Airport Hotel Berlin Brandenburg is located within a short distance from the future Berlin airport and offers a shuttle service to the terminal.
Shopping in Berlin
From high class shopping at the Galeries Lafayette in Mitte to second-hand fashion in the Friedrichshain Kreuzberg area, you can find clothing stores all over the city for every kind of taste and every budget.
Cuisine in Berlin
The traditional cuisine of Berlin is hearty and rustic. Typical dishes and very popular with Berlin people are the “Currywurst” (curry sausage) or “Boulette” (burger). If you are looking for more gourmet kitchen, then you will find yourself sitting in one of the Michelin-starred restaurants, close to the Leonardo Berlin Hotels. During summer numerous beer gardens offer an ideal location to have a beer while relaxing with friends and enjoying the nice weather.
O2 World Arena Berlin
Enjoy sports and entertainment events in one of the world’s most modern event locations - the O2 World Arena. 59 suites and business boxes are available for small private events in a comfortable atmosphere to experience concerts of famous stars. One of the Berlin hotels nearby is the Leonardo Royal Hotel Berlin welcoming you in the Mitte area.
Sightseeing near the Leonardo Hotels Berlin
The Brandenburg Gate is one of the main symbols of Berlin and Germany, especially during the Cold War. It is the monumental entry to Unter den Linden, the renowned boulevard of linden trees which formerly led and will lead soon again directly to the city palace of the Prussian monarchs. Nowadays, it is regarded as one of Europe's most famous landmarks.
The Television Tower is with its height of 368 meters the tallest structure in Germany and one the highest building in Europe. If you want to have a great view of Berlin and to be more than 200 meters above ground, then check out the "Telespargel". The TV Tower is nearby and easily accessible from the Leonardo hotels Berlin.
Charlottenburg Palace & Park
As a summer residence for Queen Sophie Charlotte, wife of Friedrich I, the construction of the first part of the Charlottenburg Palace was finished with impressive spaces and a beautiful baroque garden in 1699. Discover the cultural and the baroque style of this unique building and enjoy the former teahouse Belvedere as well.
Checkpoint Charlie & Berlin Wall The Berlin Wall built in 1961 divided Berlin into East and West for more than two decades. It was the most famous way to enter the other half of Berlin and offers today the chance to experience the history of the Wall thanks to the museum.
Jewish Museum The Jewish Museum Berlin is one of the famous institutions of the European museum scene since its opening in 2001. Beside several special exhibitions this museum presents the German-Jewish history and culture, documenting earliest testimonials and the Middle Ages through to the present. The museum is located in Berlin-Mitte where the Leonardo Royal Hotel Berlin as one of the Leonardo Berlin Hotels is located close by.