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Upstalsboom Hotel Friedrichshain

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Gubener Strasse 42, 10243 Berlin, Germany (Friedrichshain)
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Ranked #133 of 664 hotels in Berlin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
KristiinaKR Tallinn, Estonia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Tallinn, Estonia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

No regrets on facilties or breakfast - everything was very good. But the hotel was too far from city center and no good restaurants nearby, so we ended up taking train every day, costing us extra to travel back and forth.

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Norfolk, UK
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As usual the minefield of choosing a hotel when going away is always a tricky one, using Tripadvisor to compare hotel reviews is always a fun and interesting task, but when this hotel came up nearly all the reviews were good so decided to go for it and book my trip. . . . I was NOT disappointed . .... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I had five days in the fantastic city of Berlin, the area around the hotel is very urban, rough but cool and edgy. Think Camden meets East London. The hotel staff could not be faulted and with normal German efficiency really polite and helpful. I upgraded my room and it was small but clean and fine. Breakfast was good standard.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

You can't really fault this hotel. It does exactly what you expect a corporate 4* hotel to do, without any fault or fuss. It's not luxurious, but it is clean, the rooms look fresh and it really is excellent value for money. The beds were very comfortable and the rooms were spacious enough for a city break. The breakfast provided... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This is the fifth time i have stayed here and as usual it was a very enjoyable experience. As we were arriving on an early flight i emailed to ask if the room could be ready before the 3pm rule and was delighted when we arrived at 10.30 that we could go straight to the room. Highlights are the location,... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

The hotel is in a neighborhood (Friedrichshain) that although not in the tourist center, is located near mass transit points that connects to most of Berlin in a few minutes. The local community is a progressive place with lots of local bars and restaurants. You feel as if you are in a Berlin neighborhood with locals enjoying their area. The... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Me and three friends stayed here for 4 nights and we can't complain. The staff we all very helpful and pleasant, we didn't speak very good German but thankfully the staff at reception spoke very good English so communication was not a problem. The rooms are basic but had everything we needed and they were very clean. Breakfast was great,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Not the nicest part of town with lots of graffiti etc but no security issues.Hotel itself was hot/no aircon but very helpful staff provided us with a fan.Clean, extremely good value for money.Breakfast better than most 5 star hotels (I live out of my suitcase for work at many of these so-called 5star hotels). Only issue was the lack of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We spent 4days in Berlin. This hotel was great to getting around the city very close to all the transport systems. The rooms were clean and comfortable and the staff very helpful. The buffet breakfast was very good mostly continental but plentiful. There are some fantastic restaurants in the neighbourhood only a short walk away Would go back again and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We got a last-minute deal for this hotel, when our original lodging plans for our family vacation to Berlin fell through. The hotel and the room was comfortable, and the breakfast buffet was really nice with plenty of choices for the whole family. The area around the hotel is a mixture of run down and just getting fixed up. The... More

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Address: Gubener Strasse 42, 10243 Berlin, Germany
Location: Germany > Berlin > Friedrichshain
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Upstalsboom Hotel Friedrichshain 4*
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#89 Luxury Hotel in Berlin #107 Romantic Hotel in Berlin
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And after an exciting day exploring Berlin you’ll find the peace and quiet you need at the Upstalsboom Hotel Friedrichshain, located in one of the most creative and innovative districts of the city. Choose the room according to your individual requirements – size and furnishings – including a cosy family room with kitchenette. If you’re travelling on business we offer WLAN and ISDN. Spend a relaxing time with us and enjoy our sauna and fitness area above the roofs of the city. Then treat yourself to a really special meal at our restaurant and the "Comenius lounge" which proudly features dishes from Friesland as well as international specialties. The restaurant and hotel bar serve mouth-watering delicacies, not only for those on holiday, but also for events such as parties and conferences in our prestigious facilities for up to 125 people. ... more   less 
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