The Vibe: Avantgarde.
The Area: Charlottenburg, just off Berlin’s famous Kurfürstendamm. There are endless shops and restaurants within striking distance. Uhlandstrasse Underground Station and Savignyplatz S-Bahn Train Station are both a 5-minute walk, while the Berlin Zoo and the Kaiser Wilhelm Church are a 15-minute stroll.
The DNA: The unconventional and free-spirited nature of Hotel Q!‘s managing directors Michael Schön and Kiam Shams Dolatabadi infuses not only the avant-garde design (still up-to-date after opening almost two decades ago), but also to the entire staff and onto the guests. Guests which have included celebrities like Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Drew Barrymore, Jennifer Lopez and Mischa Barton. Newspapers are available for free daily. There’s a small spa with a Japanese washing area, a Finnish sauna, a sand room with heated floor, gym area and a range of massages and cosmetic treatments can be booked on site. A rich breakfast buffet is available each morning. Guests can enjoy healthy Thai cuisine in the restaurant, or relax with a cocktail in the stylish Fox Bar or outside on the terrace of the Fox Garden.
Suite-Me-Up: Elegant rooms and studios with air-conditioning, a smart-flat-TV, an iPod docking station and an open-style bathroom.
✅ free Wi-Fi • size matters: 77 rooms & suites (16-60m2) (172-646 sq ft) • hotel opened: April 2004 • architecture & interior design: GRAFT • public parking possible at a location nearby (charged) • pets allowed • 24-hour front desk