Apartment - Entire home/apt · Max-Beer-Straße, Berlin, Berlin 10119, Germany
S. Kjel
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The Space

More MITTE is not possible !

Berlin Mitte (central) for 1-2 persons, fast internet, wifi
minimum stay 2 nights

Max Beer Str., near Hackescher Markt within 6 min walk, Alexanderplatz within 8 minutes walk

Public transport is located within 5 minutes walk. You can reach the airport in 40 minutes and the nearest central station in 10 minutes.

Here you are in the absolute centre of Berlin, directly at the border between the districts Mitte and Prenzlauer Berg. Just in front of the door expands one of the virtual most exciting and innovative areas of Berlin with its cafes, galleries, restaurants and interesting shops and boutiques. To Museumsinsel, the Hackeschen Höfe or to Alexanderplatz you walk 10 minutes max and all the same where about you want to get in Berlin, you are connected perfectly with public transport and car traffic.

The quiet single-room design-apartment (approx 30 sqm) is located on the second floor. There is a double/full-size bed (180 x 200 cm), 2 easy chairs with table, TV flatscreen with x programmes (y in English language) and FM radio. You will find space for clothes in two commodes and a wardrobe in the corridor. In the completely equipped kitchen you can have your breakfast on the bistro-table. Here you find a 4 plates cooker with oven, fridge, coffee machine, coffee presser and pots.

Or have your cup of coffee on the balcony, with view over the famous broadcasting tower at Alexanderplatz. Here you are allowed to smoke as well. The bathroom has a bathtub with curtain.

‚Extra’ supermarket within 5 minutes walk
‚Bio-Company’ organic/biological food supermarket within 5 minutes walk
‚Galleria Kaufhof’ with comprehensive shopping choice as well as exquisite fine food department, opened until 10 p.m., 8 minutes walk
Boutiques of national and international designer such as Joop, Claudia Skoda, Levis, Boss, further flag stores, about 20 shoe stores and a lot more within an area of 10 minutes walk around the apartment

Vietnamese, Austrian, Turkish, German, Portuguese, Spanish, Japanese and a lot more within 10 minutes walk
biological/organic restaurant within 5 minutes walk

Next railway and tube stations
Rosa Luxemburg Platz (100 m) to U2 either to Prenzlauer Berg or Kurfürstendamm and Zoologischer Garsten via Alexanderplatz and Potsdamer Platz as well as MetroTram station (100 m)
Weinmeisterstrasse to U8 - the best connection to Kreuzberg (300 m)
Hackerscher Markt (500 m) traffic junction for S-Bahn to Zoologischer Garten or Ostbahnhof (railway station) for night time service buses to all directions as well as MetroTram to Prenzlauer Berg, Weissensee a.o.
Alexanderplatz central S-Bahn station - all S-Bahn directions east-west, as well as tube U2, U8, U5 to Frankfurter Tor / Karl Marx Allee and Tierpark Berlin, MetroTram to Prenzlauer Berg

Railway connections
Berlin Hauptbahnhof (central station) with S-Bahn S7 and S9 from Hackescher Markt within 9 minutes
Messe Berlin (fairground) within 30 minutes with S-Bahn to Zoologischer Garten and Express bus X49 to Messe Nord/ICC
Zoologischer Garten with S-Bahn S7, S9 from Hackescher Markt in 14 minutes
Ostbahnhof within 8 minutes from Hackescher Markt (S7, S9)

Airport Tegel within 40 minutes: to Zoologischer Garten by S-Bahn and Express bus X9 to Airport Tegel
Airport Schönefeld within 50 minutes from Alexanderplatz by S-Bahn

Parking space
In front of the house you need to pay for parking space. Nonetheless you should be able to park for a short time to get your luggage inside the flat
Open space, Volksbühne, 10178 Berlin, Rosa-Luxemburg-Strasse (about 100 m linear distance)
Open space, Karl-Liebknecht-Strasse (north), 10178 Berlin, Karl-Liebknecht-Strasse 33 (about 300 linear distance)
Public parking space is available near to the apartment as well.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: No Charge
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Cleaning Fee: $42
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
Cancellation: Flexible

Overall Guest Satisfaction

Check In
  • We stayed there for 4 nights, and here our comments listed under, good, bad and need improvements.
    a -- good
    1.the location is actually in former east berlin [I am not sure if it can be considered “central”]. public transportation is easily accessible. neighborhood is fine on one side, but taking turn on another side you get graffiti written buildings, and not a nice impression.
    2.bed coverings and pillows were very comfortable.
    3. we were told to call 24/7 if need to call.
    b -- bad
    (website hidden) not expect to get an email communication/reply from the listed owner. however, in my 3 calls to the number, a friend of owner answered. I was not sure if this is due to language problem. seems replying to email an easy thing, but do not wait for a reply.
    1.linens and towels had a very strong scent of lavender. the first night we could not sleep from the strong odor, even though the scent was potentially from a detergent.
    2.seems overpriced for the period we stayed.
    3.light switch in the bathroom must be fixed. as is, a tall person must reach the light to turn on.
    c -- need improvement
    1.leave some maps [free from the tourist office], and highlight the location of the building [yes, maps are still very useful]. a map could help with getting the info from the “Fodor “ guide on shelf.
    2.provide good info for getting to the airport. I am glad that we learned on our own to take a bus to the airport, instead of a very expensive taxi.
    3.please consider allergy issues with scented detergent ad cleaning products.

    July 2014
  • Very nice flat in a very nice area. Highly recommended.

    June 2014
  • Although, I never actually met S. Kjel, the communication with him was great. The space was close to everything and although there was confusion about my departure date, he did everything he could to remedy the situation (which was my mistake). The gentleman he had running the property for him was nice and easy to talk to as well.


    June 2014
  • Kjel's apartment is very clean and well-located (always the first two things I look out for!). Many shops are just a short walk away and there is a great bakery just across the street where we enjoyed our breakfast. I have to mention that checking in was a little rough since this was my experience (there seemed to be some miscommunication with Peter) so we had to wait awhile, but once we were checked in all was good. I don't think this happens frequently/at all, reading the other reviews, so not to worry. (Also Peter is a nice, friendly guy!) All in all, good value for money. :)

    June 2014
  • This apartment was perfect for or stay in Berlin. It is in the centre of Mitte and walking distance to the river and Alexanderplatz. The apartment itself is minimalist and clean- very comfortable and relaxing. We will definitely stay here again on out next visit to Berlin.

    June 2014
  • The apartment itself is very basic, but probably worth the money.
    Pros: location is perfect - Mitte with all its shops, bars and cafes is around the corner, metro station is within 1 minute. Check-in was smooth and easy. The flat is clean and has almost everything you may need for a short stay.
    Cons: it's really basic, don't expect even shower gel. The sheets need to be replaced, they as old the TV.

    Overall good experience, recommended for short trips.

    June 2014
  • Nice apartment, in Berlin. Super clean. recommended

    June 2014
  • We had a nice stay in lovely Berlin. The apartment is good located near subway, busses and trams. Plenty of room for us all (we were 3 persons). We were professionally and polite received by Carmen.
    All in all, a good impression of the flat and the (website hidden) regards Kim Jensen and family (Denmark)

    June 2014
  • I enjoyed my stay in Kjel's apartment in Berlin! The apartment is located in my favorite part of Berlin, close to Rosenthal Platz, so lively!! The apartment was also super cozy. I met Peter at check-in and everything went so smoothly! Thanks Kjel and Peter for the lovely (email hidden) and in Berlin!

    June 2014
  • Great apt, super close to multiple U stops, right in the middle of nightlight of various kinds and great shopping. Everything went smooth, not much more to say.

    May 2014
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