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For lots of sightseeing, a fun nightlife scene, and an inspiring food and beverage culture, Berlin is a wonderful destination for travelers. This is a city where you can spend quite a bit of time getting to know the different areas like a local. Depending on what neighborhood you want to be in, here are some recommended Airbnbs for your stay in Berlin.
Another one of the many great Airbnb rentals in Berlin is this one for two guests. It has one bedroom and one bath and is part of the host’s apartment but has its own entrance, hall, dining area, and bathroom with a shower. You’ll be near Görlitzer Park, Treptower Park, and Sonnenallee when you stay here, and also the bus to U-BHf Hermannplatz and S-BHf Treptower Park is right by the door. Accommodations are in the back courtyard of a quiet building complex on the first floor. Foodies enjoy staying here because there are many international restaurants within walking distance and with pickup options. There are two cats in the host’s part of the apartment, which is good to know if you have allergies.
For a unique place to stay in Berlin, consider this houseboat that sleeps three guests and has one bedroom and one bath. It is a two-room apartment called the “Mara” and has a kitchenette, shower, toilet, and underfloor heating. It’s permanently located in the Citymarina Berlin Rummelsburg. The host provides everything you need to cook meals, hot and cold water, and a sofa bed in the living room. It measures 8.5 by 3.8 meters in size and has a connection for shore power. You’ll also love the large windows for 360-degree views from the houseboat and having this memorable space all to yourself.
You can rent this bungalow on Airbnb for up to four guests and have two bedrooms and one bathroom all to yourselves. This adorable space is on a large plot by the Müggelspree and offers complimentary bikes, paddleboats, and parking. Stay here for a relaxing time with charming surroundings. The bungalow is 60 square meters in size and has a sleeping loft that makes it family-friendly if you’re traveling with kids. Other features are a fireplace, outdoor seating, games, TV, DVD player, and access to the adjacent water property. The property is spacious and private for you to play and relax.
For a tiny house experience in Berlin, consider this home that accommodates two people and gets great reviews on Airbnb. It’s a garden house in the northeast part of Berlin and 20 minutes by tram from Alexanderplatz and 10 minutes from the S-Bahn Ring. You’ll be in a quiet location here and get a farm stay vibe with chickens (there are several friendly hens on the property!) and the greenhouse onsite. The space features a living room with a sofa bed, a bathroom with a shower, a kitchen with a cooking plate, and a terrace with a barbecue. Your host here also provides breakfast for guests.
Three guests can stay in this charming apartment that measures 37 square meters and has a terrace in the heart of Prenzlauer Berg. It is a studio space in a beautiful house and fully furnished with everything you need to be comfortable. Guests can use the fast Wi-Fi here and walk to cafes, restaurants, and nightlife. It’s also close to museums, Mauerpark, and the Brandenburg Gate. Families with small children, couples, singles, and business travelers can all stay here, although it can only be rented on a monthly basis for a minimum of three months for an extended stay in Berlin.
Another houseboat Airbnb option is this one that’s ideal for two guests and has one bedroom and a bathroom. It is a tiny-house-style houseboat with its own electric water toilet, shower, fireplace, kitchenette, and endless views of the water. You’ll be in the middle of the Spree and in the heart of Berlin when you stay here and get a break from city life without being too far away either. Access to the houseboat is via pedal boat that is provided to guests and located on the bank. If you make prior arrangements, you can even drive the houseboat with no driver’s license required, but an additional fee charged to relocate it!
If you want to stay in an affordable private room in a Berlin apartment, consider this Airbnb for up to four guests. Three beds and a shared bath are offered here, as well as access to the shared kitchen. The apartment is in a residential area and in front of the Einsteinufer Canal, which is perfect for going for a jog. There’s a healing center here too that offers yoga classes, Ayurvedic massage, acupuncture, and homeopathy.
Berlin travelers can have this entire carriage house to themselves in the backyard of the main house. The home is in the multicultural Kreuzberg district and uses 100% green electricity. It measures 76 square meters and has a double bed, private garden, furnished terrace, and kitchen and bathroom with everything you need to feel right at home.
Solo travelers and couples enjoy this tiny house that’s cozy and has its own entrance, large terrace, and breakfast with a countryside vibe that’s actually in the middle of Berlin. From here, it’s 20 minutes by tram to Alexanderplatz and 15 minutes to Prenzlauer Berg. There’s a kitchen with essentials for cooking, a living room, and a separate sleeping area with a double bed here. Weißensee is within walking distance and fun to visit.
You can also rent this Airbnb tiny house in Berlin for up to two people and enjoy a forest location on the Havel that overlooks the water. There is a marina here and boat rental available, as well as lovely bays for swimming. The tiny house is near Olympic Stadium and 25 minutes from Kurfürstendamm. The host offers a double bed, free parking, and Wi-Fi in the home.