About this listing
My exclusive "Style Apartment" in the Sony Center will turn your trip to Berlin into an unforgetable experience.
Enjoy your stay in the spacious, bright and stylish apartment on one of the most well-known plazas in Europe, Potsdamer Platz. Delight in the unique view into Sony Center's atrium whilst riding a glass elevator to the 10th floor apartment. A smart and reasonably priced alternative to the suites of the hotels, "Grand Hyatt" or "Ritz Carlton"!
The size is of the apartment is 39 m². It includes a spacious living / bedroom area with a very comfortable king size bed, fully equipped designer kitchen, separate room for dining and working, uxury bathroom with tub, as well as floor-to-ceiling windows (which can be individually darkened) and an Italian luxury seperate bed in the living area which can sleep an additional one people.
free internet access (WLAN)
floor-to-ceiling windows (can be darkened)
high-quality designer items
stove with oven
Nespresso coffee automat
refrigerator / freezer
underground car park (fee)
Other Things to Note
Berlinale 2016 vom 04.02.-14.02.2016
minimum stay 8 days
minimum stay 5 days
Belin city tax 5% cash at arrival.
1. We would like to ask you to be gentle with our apartments and all items within. The next guests would like to have a pleasant stay as well.
If you damage any items in the apartment please let us know immediately. ((email hidden))
2. Please respect your neighbors and their own properties. Please use the television and music in appropriate volume. Please notice that there are times of silence in Berlin which have to be respected.
Sleep: 9.30pm-8.30am Siesta: 1pm-3pm
Should we get concerns about breach of peace, or any other disturbance caused by guests, they have to leave the apartment immediately. Please notice that there are no refunds given in that case.
3. All of our apartments are strictly nonsmoking (that also includes windows). The only exception is apartments with balconies, where you can smoke. Please make sure to not drop your cigarettes down on the street.
4. Please make sure to empty your garbage (general garbage, bottles, open food from the fridge, paper and plastic) before you leave the apartment.
5. Please make sure to take all your personal belongings from the apartment before you leave. We can’t send any clothes or items after you and we are not responsible and don’t pay compensation for lost items.
6. Generally luggage can’t be stored in the apartment before and after your stay.
(Please check information for baggage rooms below)
7. General arrival time is from 3:30pm, latest time for leaving the apartment is 10:30am.
1. For late arrival after 8.30pm we charge 25€ and for night arrival after 10.30pm we charge 40€, which have to be brought cash on arrival.
Before each arrival we arrange a meeting for handover of keys with the guests. Please be in time. If you are not showing up (without informing us at least 1 hour ahead) we charge as following:
For delays of more than 30minutes after the arranged time, or the need of a second show up from our representative we charge 25€.
Baggage room Central station:
The baggage shelter is located on the first level in the eastern part of the central station. Work hours are 6am-10pm with a daily charge of 5€, for groups of more than 10 persons it’s 3€.
Lockers at train stations:
Lockers are located at these train stations: Hauptbahnhof, Alexanderplatz, Ostbahnhof, Friedrichstraße, Potsdamer Platz, Gesundbrunnen, Zoologischer Garten, Südkreuz and Spandau. For Baggage room with shelter service please read above.
Locations of Lockerboxes:
Alexanderplatz - S-Bahnhof Friedrichstraße Dorotheenstraße 30 - Washingtonplatz at Hauptbahnhof
We had an excellent stay in the Sony Center at Potzdamer Platz. The apartment was clean, luxurous, on a fantastic spot in the middle of the city, relatively cool however it was over 35 degrees outside every day. Key handover by Michael was perfectly arranged, both Michael and Kay responded quickly on mails, by mail and sms. Very smart as both foreigners will not have 3G available. I will highly recommend this place to everyone who visits Berlin!
Clear instructions, swift communication and great place as central as can be in Berlin.
The layout is a little funny, but as this is a small apartment it is not a problem. Some light and noise from the Atrium, but again as expected. Would stay here again.
Staying in this apartment was an AMAZING experience. The Sony Center is in the heart of Berlin, and is kind of indescribable, but I'll try. It's like a modern piazza, with all kind of modern buildings built around a large courtyard with a large pool/fountain in the middle, and restaurants and stores surrounding. It connects with a little bit of an indoor mall, leading to a metro stop. From this apartment, you see the entire Center from the 10th floor, including the completely crazy ceiling of the "piazza", which is like a giant sculpture. It changes color at night, and as whacky as that sounds, I enjoyed it. Basically, being in the apartment was an unforgettable experience.
Michael met us promptly. He told us to meet him at "the Giraffe," which wasn't very clear. Our taxi driver had no idea what that meant, so we had to walk through the Sony Center inquiring about a Giraffe. Well, it's outside the "piazza" part, on the other side of the Sony store, where there is a giant giraffe made of Legos, outside a Lego store. We wouldn't have minded, except that we were on one leg of a very long trip, had spent 6 hours on the train, had heavy bags, and we're in our 60's. So now you know where "the Giraffe" is.
We had a problem with the tv, and Michael came promptly that day and fixed it. Also, be aware that there is a fee that he expects you to pay in cash, of 15 Euros (I don't remember what for, but apparently I missed that detail), when you first arrive. Having just arrived from Copenhagen and before that Scotland, we only had pounds on us. He allowed us to pay later, but seemed mildly annoyed that I had not realized the rules.
I loved the location, once I got oriented to Berlin. There were easy train rides to most location, and the Sony Center is near a "Hop-on, Hop-off" but, which I recommend. I actually really enjoyed the Sony Center itself. Berlin is a new and mostly re-built city, so be prepared to see a lot of modern architecture. I highly, highly recommend the boat ride on the river, which gives very cool views of important buildings, mostly modern, but some appearing to be original architecture.
Overall, this Airbnb stay was a wonderful, unique experience (I felt kind of special, staying there -- like one of the "cool" people. :) and I would highly recommend staying at this apartment.
The host was super prompt & welcoming & the apartment exactly as described. We thought that the location was brilliant- very central, convenient & with a great buzz.
Everything you need to stay in berlin, close to some main attractions (berlin's gate, the holocaust) and accessible through any transportation you choose. The apartment it self is amazing, it has all the necessities. Totally recommended
Michael is friendly and helpful, although he has other tenants to attend to, he took the time to explain to us the surroundings. The place constitutes a remarkable experience and we couldn't get bored with the view over Sony center. Overall we had a very enjoyable experience and recommend it warmly.
I was so close to not finding a spot in Berlin and then decided to venture onto airbnb's site and came across this lovely room in the heart of the Berlin Film Festival and the city.
I felt very safe and cozy.
I saved lots in taxi fares for everything I needed was a close walk away.. I would happily stay there again and almost hesitate to write any more great things because then everyone will want this futuristic, modern, perfectly planned out apartment, the secret it out..
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