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ARCOTEL Velvet

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Oranienburger Strasse 52, 10117 Berlin Germany
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#166 of 645 hotels in Berlin
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Property amenities
Paid public parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Nightclub / DJ
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Car hire
Meeting rooms
Parking
Wifi
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Taxi service
Baggage storage
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Safe
Minibar
Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Modern
Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, German

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Grade: 100 out of 100
136Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
45Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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Britishlion2011 wrote a review Nov 2019
Abbots Bromley, United Kingdom61 contributions57 helpful votes
I have never stayed at an hotel before where they refuse to give you an iron or ironing board and instead insist it is a chargeable service!!! Absolutely appalling service and now I have a business meeting to attend with a crumpled shirt
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Date of stay: November 2019
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Response from arcotel_velvetberlin, Leiter Front Office at ARCOTEL Velvet
Responded Nov 11, 2019
Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. While I wish you had a better experience, it is feedback like this that we learn from and use to improve. Kindly note that we offer an iron and ironing board every time. Our laundry service is just an additional service for our guests. We sincerely apologize for this misunderstanding and that you had such a bad experience when you stayed in our hotel. If you give us a chance to earn back your trust, I can assure you that we will do our best to give you the great hotel experience that so many of our guests have grown so fond of. Best regards, Your ARCOTEL Velvet Team
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LisaIreland_10 wrote a review Aug 2019
Ireland45 contributions29 helpful votes
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We arrived very early. The room was not ready, but check in and luggage store were a breeze. Because of proximity to river it was easy to orientated and find the hop on hop off bus. I loved the floor to ceiling windows and the used of gauze curtains in the wash area. Big, leakproof power shower with instant temperature control. Hotel recently refurbished. Lovely new carpet smell and plenty of power sockets. Good wife speed. Berlin was having something of a heatwave, but ac was EXCELLENT. Also in the dining area which was in part open plan to the street. The immediate street area was somewhat grubby, but with just a minute to the river this did not bother us and in fact gave us an insight into the layers of life that are Berlin. We hired bikes directly from the hotel. Brilliant city bikes with great locks. Did not check if price was competitive, but were really pleased with the bikes. The young German staff were an inspiration and a pleasure
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Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Traveled on business
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crosstrees8 wrote a review Aug 2019
Abergele, United Kingdom18 contributions11 helpful votes
So easy to get to from Schonefeld airport on the train.Underground station across the street.We had a spacious room at the back of the hotel.Unfortunately our view was of the other rooms and of the building site. It was fine though as the noise from the building site was minimal and we spent very little time in there.Very clean and the shower was so powerful with available toiletries and clean towels daily if needed. We really enjoyed breakfast.Selection of cereals,breads,fruit,meats,pancakes and cheeses.Plenty of places to eat in the area and walking distance into the city. The staff were very welcoming.We are hoping to return again in October and will definitely stay here.
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Date of stay: August 2019
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Brum H wrote a review Jul 2019
Birmingham, United Kingdom42 contributions25 helpful votes
This is a lovely hotel and I stayed here for eight nights at the end of July 2019. The friendly and professional reception staff mostly spoke excellent English and I felt like I should have been more adept at using German. The bight light rooms at the front have floor to ceiling windows, huge curtains and nets. The beds are comfortable with a single cover for each person. There's a desk space and plenty of plug sockets (outlets) for devices. The only down side for me is that the bath and sink are within the main area of the bedroom so you have to be pretty comfortable if you are sharing the room and there's was a separate toilet in the room. The friendly room cleaning teams said Hallo every morning and I only needed the room cleaning every two or three days. The air cooling unit was set to 15c most of the time and its smooth sounds helped me sleep well while it was between 19 and 34c outside. Location wise there are five or six places to eat in the immediate part of thee street for lunch and dinner and even a friendly cafe nearby should you not wish to have the breakfast at the hotel. Would stay again any time!
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Date of stay: July 2019
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Trip type: Traveled with friends
Room Tip: Ask for a street facing room as there are building works to the rear from 7am on week days.
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Thomas L wrote a review Jul 2019
Norway130 contributions47 helpful votes
In the centrum This is a centrum hotel. The rooms are used and not to big. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The breakfast is OK but not special. Very OK hotel but I may try another one next time
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Date of stay: July 2019
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PRICE RANGE
$78 - $135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
arcotel velvet berlin, arcotel velvet hotel berlin
LOCATION
GermanyBerlinMitte / Mitte (Borough)
NUMBER OF ROOMS
85
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Frequently Asked Questions about ARCOTEL Velvet
Which popular attractions are close to ARCOTEL Velvet?
Nearby attractions include Cat in the Bag (0.3 miles), Friedrichstadt-Palast (0.1 miles), and Sammlung Boros (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at ARCOTEL Velvet?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a lounge, and breakfast buffet.
Which room amenities are available at ARCOTEL Velvet?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at ARCOTEL Velvet?
Guests can enjoy a lounge and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at ARCOTEL Velvet?
Yes, paid public parking on-site is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to ARCOTEL Velvet?
Conveniently located restaurants include MontRaw Restaurant, Yarok Fine Syrian Food from Damascus, and Momos - Organic Veggie Dumplings.
Is ARCOTEL Velvet located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.6 miles away from the center of Berlin.
Are any cleaning services offered at ARCOTEL Velvet?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at ARCOTEL Velvet?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at ARCOTEL Velvet?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and German.
Are there any historical sites close to ARCOTEL Velvet?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Memorial of the Berlin Wall (0.6 miles), East Side Gallery (2.6 miles), and Berlin-Hohenschonhausen Memorial (4.8 miles).