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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Pros: Location is excellent. Staff our very accommodating and will do their best to rectify any issue. Cons: as of the time of writing this it's next to a building site and it's on a tram stop. Overall the stay was good. The first night the room was very hot and I didn't sleep at all. I tried opening the...

Thank GmanUnit
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a great stay in one of their fronted rooms overlooking the street. The rooms were very clean and the breakfast was perfect to start a busy day in Berlin. It is week located on the train lines and close to great restaurants and nightlife.

Thank Lynn K
Dhaka City, Bangladesh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you're visiting Berlin for the first time, this hotel is a good option, as it's located in the Mitte area - at the centre of the city. Most cultural and historical attractions are nearby. Amenities are basic and adequate, bed is comfortable, has nice view, and staff is friendly. The only issue was the Wi-Fi, which wasn't working at...

Thank Karim W
Tiburon, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Arcotel Velvet Hotel in Berlin for a few days toward the end of October 2016. Location was great and so was the hotel desk staff. I found it on a Conde Naste list of top hotels in Berlin. What we found very disappointing is that the hotel seems very tired. Both the hallway and room carpets...

1Thank Joseph G
VelvetBerlin, Front Office Supervisor at ARCOTEL Velvet, responded to this review

Dear Mr Joseph G, We sincerely thank you for having chosen the ARCOTEL Velvet Berlin. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us. We are pleased that you have enjoyed the location of the hotel and our staff, however we are sorry that your stay was not entirely satisfying. We are very sorry that you got this impressive...

Vejle, Denmark
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Be aware - a big building site next to it; noisy, and we couldn't change room. Hotel is fine with spacious rooms. Breakfast is okay. Location though is really great - just 2 min from the busy Friedrichstrasse and 7-8 min walk from Hackeschen Höfe.

Thank Peterkjeldsen
Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Stated in this hotel for 2 nights but was not so impressed. Rooms are ok size but have an open bath. Also the noise outside was considerable from public transport and construction. There is also a place nearby that played music rather loud. Breakfast was very good. I felt the rooms could be cleaner especially the carpet looked rather siffy.

Thank bup69
Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Arcotel Velvet on Oranienburgestrasse is modern, well located, medium-size hotel. This was our second time, first was in July 2015. The rooms are clean, beds comfortable though not too soft. The fully carpeted floor is the only down-side but this is a matter of taste I guess. Lobby restaurant used to be decorated in Mexican style but has been refashioned...

Thank KataHki
Reviewed 19 September 2016

The rooms are comfortable and well appointed, not large, but adequate for two. The location in Mitte section of Berlin makes it a perfect base for visiting the city. Anything that is too far to walk can be reached by U-bahn or S-bahn trains, and there is a station right at the corner. A day pass to the transportation system...

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Whilst not being cheap, the rooms here are clean, tidy, great views, even better location, well laid out and very comfortable. Some great places to eat food locally such as dada falafel and an amazing breakfast buffet in an old pharmacy both on the same street. Staff were friendly, patient and kind and would stay here again no problem!

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VelvetBerlin, Night Audit at ARCOTEL Velvet, responded to this review

Dear David, we would like to thank you that you have taken the time to leave such a good feedback. Great to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you very much for the good words that you leaven about the room, the staff and our location. We hope of a next stay in Berlin and in the ARCOTEL Velvet....

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Modern, clean hotel right in the centre of Mitte, Berlin. We didn't have to use public transport once! There was no hot water on our first night which was a bit inconvenient but overall a great stay!!

Thank Lisageorgiou

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The centre of Berlin, Mitte is most famous for sights like the Brandenburg Gate, Alexanderplatz, and Museum Island. The central location makes this one of the city's most expensive places to live. It is here the oldest traces of the city can be found, and evidence of some significant transformations, as well. The gangsters that once ruled the impoverished streets between Alexanderplatz and Hackescher Markt have given way to an international crowd pursuing fashionable designer clothes, the newest food trends and frequenting the many craft shops. Graphic designers have taken up residence in what used to be backyard barns and stables. There are still vestiges of the old days, however. The occasional housing complex is a reminder of the neighbourhood’s past. And if you look carefully, an old 1920s ball house nestled amongst the art galleries and exhibitions of Auguststrasse can still teach you how to dance the old fashioned way.
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Address: Oranienburger Strasse 52, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Region: Germany > Berlin > Mitte
Price Range: €57 - €339 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — ARCOTEL Velvet 4*
Number of rooms: 85
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Arcotel Velvet Berlin
Arcotel Velvet Hotel Berlin
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#82 Romantic Hotel in Berlin
#96 Luxury Hotel in Berlin
#106 Family Hotel in Berlin
#162 Business Hotel in Berlin
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“get a room facing the street”
 of 5 bubbles Peterkjeldsen, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the back, on the upper floors are probably quieter, but our friend in the front, on the 3rd floor had no complaints.”
 of 5 bubbles toyasyl, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“superior rooms only have tea/coffee facilities”
 of 5 bubbles 455AlanB, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Great Location”
 of 5 bubbles tilly172016, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
“This hotel is in the former East Berlin and there's a historical U station that was once closed off the public.”
 of 5 bubbles PoySak, 29 May 2016 | Read review
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