Quiet, comfortable 2-room apartment in the center of the Eastern part of the city - in the heart of Prenzlauer Berg.
Around the apartment:
The location is superb - close-by you will find the Mauerpark - a park where you can observe all different kinds of interesting people - tanning, playing bouls, relaxing, barbecuing and looking at the stars at night. On sunday (during the summer months) you can visit the famous Mauerpark karaoke and the Mauerpark flea-market (all year round) which offers old furniture, little design objects from Berlin artists and a variety of culinary specialties.
The apartment is surrounded by really nice restaurants - revolving around Gleimstrasse and Kopenhagener Str. As a highlight i can definitely recommend the American burger and steak restautant "Bird" which is so popular that you should make a reservation in advance if you don't want to wait for a table until 11pm.
Food shopping can be done in the bakery next door, in my favorite winery in Kopenhagener Str. and of course in a number of supermarkets - both discount (Netto, Aldi) and premium (Kaisers, Edeka). A beverage store is also available.
Shopping for other than food is best be done in Schoenhauser Allee Arkaden which is also in walking distance.
The S- and U-Bahn station Schoenhauser Allee is 6 mins away by foot. From there you can be at Alexanderplatz in only 7 mins.
Hackesche Hoefe with its nice restaurants and lots of shopping opportunities with the big brands is best reached by Tram M1 in about 8 mins.
The U2 takes you to Potsdamer Platz and the WWII memorial next to Brandenburg Gate and Reichstag in about 15 mins.
The place has two rooms - a bedroom and a living room with balcony. 2 persons can use the bedroom and up to two persons could sleep comfortably on the living-room sofa. It is very calm at night and the window in the bedroom is equipped with a light-proof double-curtain do ensure you get a good night's sleep (of course, bed linen and towels are included)!
In the morning you can enjoy a nice breakfast on the balcony with fresh coffee from the original Italian espresso maker. (If you are not sure how to use it there is also a coffee pad machine at your disposal.)
The living room is equipped with wifi for your computer and smart phones and of course also to connect your devices to the home entertainment system (TV, Blueray, Apple TV). You can connect both your iPhone (AirPlay) and Android phones (DLNA streaming) to the entertainment system to enjoy your own music, videos and photos. Also, you can charge your iPhone and Android phone with the charger on the night stand in the bedroom. MacBook charger is available, too!
The apartment has completely been remodeled in 2009, the kitchen has been done in 2011. All rooms are very well maintained and in excellent condition.
If you arrive by car parking fees in front of the apartment are €15 per DAY but you can park a 10 min. walk from the apartment for free please ask me about this if you are interested.
Berlin is a city that is best discovered by bike. If you are interested in renting a bicycle, please let me know. I can make you a special deal for your stay.
IMPORTANT - unfortunately the Berlin Senate passed a law lately saying bookings made after 31.12.2013 will have an additional 5 % city tax. This goes to all bookings make in Berlin - hotels, hostels and vacation apartments, airbnb still doesn't have a system for this and so the payment must be in cash upon arrival.
The apartment is located in a quiet house. As much as you will enjoy the silence when you are asleep - as much will the other people in the house appreciate it as well. Please close the windows towards the yard by 10 if you are playing music - and talk with moderate volume on the balcony.
The place is non-smoking. Please use the balcony if you want to light up a cigarette - the flowers will appreciate if you don't leave the butt with them.
Apple TV and AirPlay are just two technical features that are offered in the flat. Feel free to make good use of them but please try not to change any settings that will prevent other guests from enjoying them as much as you will.
When using the espresso maker or other parts of the kitchen, please leave them in a clean state. There is a dish-washer at your disposal.
Late Check-in fee after 22:00 - 20 Eur to be paid upon arrival
And last but not least: Enjoy yourself/ves in the apartment. If there is anything at all I can help you with - please let me know. I mean it! :)
L'appartement était génial,propre et fonctionnel et même plus grand que sur les photos! On a beaucoup aimé y séjourner et Rouven était très arrangeant et accueillant. Ils nous a donné pleins de bonnes adresses où aller à Berlin. Notre séjour était super!
We had a very nice stay in Rouvens apartment. Its in very nice area and very quiet. We would rent it again.
Great apartment in a great place. Beautiful building in the inner yard and big apartment. Anyway, cleanness could have been better.
We had a pleasant stay at the apartment. It was for 2 persons quite big in a very quiet house (as quiet as the surroundings) and everything in the apartment like the kitchen etc. was quite new (except for the shower curtain as some before us commented ;) ). The area was quiet and nice as well, nice shops, restaurants and snacks in walking distance, good connections to the city.
We can recommend the apartment definitely for 2 who want a quiet and nice stay in Berlin and we guess even for 4 it would be a great catch.
Die Wohnung ist sehr schön und befindet sich in einer ruhigen Lage durch den Innenhof. Wir haben schöne Tage in Berlin verbracht. Zwei Dinge sind uns aufgefallen:
• der Duschvorhang ist sehr ekelhaft
• die Spülmaschine beinhaltete noch Geschirr vom Vorgänger
Wir wurden freundlich und zuvorkommend begrüsst.die wohnung entsprach genau der beschreibung.die küche ist hervorragend ausgerüstet.die lage der wohnung ist sehr gut um den prenzl.berg mit seiner -in jeder hinsicht - vielfältigen infrastruktur zu erkunden . Also in jeder hinsicht empfehlenswert !
the apartment is located in an excellent area very close to the U2 and M1 (5 min by foot). the neighborhood is full with small little shops, wine, coffee, specialties,etc...
the apartment itself was a great fit for me, everything was accurate as described in the listing. the building is very quiet. all in all a good experience ; i stayed for 50 days. (for work)
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Hey there, I'm living in Berlin for a while now, after traveling and living in different countries before.. since i don't travel much as before i'm glad to meet you as my guests, i find that meeting new people from around the world is a the best way to learn something new about the world :), i'll be happy if you contact me. Cheers.