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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.

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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.

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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
Carlisle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent hotel, good room price (better to book online) great base to visit Berlin attractions, most are within 30 minute walk although trams, buses and trains stop very close to hotel and most looked wheelchair accessible. Staff very friendly and helpful, prior to visit had made email enquiries about wheelchair accessible room, was sent photos, only downside although there was...

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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We went to ARCOTEL for a bachelor party. We were a group of 10 guys and we booked 5 double rooms. The hotel was amazin, all the rooms were so comfortable, and we paid a very low price!! It is near the centre, in front of the hall there's the tram station and the metro station is far only 5...

Thank Dylan T
Reviewed 20 July 2016

I stayed here for 3 nights. Room was clean and had a good view. Shower and toilet arrangement was a little different but you get used to it. Staff were friendly and welcoming. There are many restaurants, coffee shops and bars nearby and there is a tram stop right outside the hotel and a u-bahn stop round the corner so...

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VelvetBerlin, Guest Relations Manager at ARCOTEL Velvet, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for your detailed review recently. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We will forward all your good words to our collegues and they see it as a motivation to keep on this good service. Your note concerning the wifi we will forward to our technican department. We hope...

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Overall reasonable hotel, no dinning breakfast only. Disabled room was large enough to get around in powerchair, bathroom was big enough to move in and was like a wet room. Air con in room was helpful. Front desk staff where pleasant and helpful. Hotel was on main street with noisy trams and sirens but was able to sleep through. Good...

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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: €69 - €152 (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 Hotel Berlin
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#82 Romantic Hotel in Berlin
#99 Luxury Hotel in Berlin
#106 Family Hotel in Berlin
#162 Business Hotel in Berlin
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“get a room facing the street”
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“Rooms in the back, on the upper floors are probably quieter, but our friend in the front, on the 3rd floor had no complaints.”
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“superior rooms only have tea/coffee facilities”
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