Rated 4.1 out of 5 by 186
Rated 4 out of 5 by Spb2nyc Very comfortable, great breakfast
Got silent room with nice balcony. the hotel is being built underground, many complain about the noise. if you choose a room with yard view it be quiet.
Hotel forgot to congratulate me on my birthday. I think the hotel should be more "perconal" to guests.
surprise awaited me in check out. I have charged for breakfast and I found a check for 60 euros from another room in my account. was unpleasant.
May 21, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by IRELANDSMAN DULL -DREARY
Recently had a 5 night stay in what must be one of the dullest -dreariest hotels in my life i have ever stayed in. It is so unfortunate that the hotel used so much artificial lighting when fotos were being taken for its website which gives a very different perspective to the real hotel on entering. The carpets in the general areas and corridors are badly stained. Dark Brown--and Cream are the main colours internally. Right now in Berlin -major street construction is talking place -so request an inside room. Our A/C did not work--reported 3 times to Service Express--we finally gave up--it was not fixed. Breakfast is a nightmare ---with so many people trying to enjoy really good food. Sadly this hotel has no EXECUTIVE LOUNGE---hence i would not return. In our bedroom --we had to have lights on all the time as it was so dark--no bedside clocks are in the rooms. If u are feeling depressed and need a break --this is NOT a hotel to go to. How could any General Manager permit such a hotel to convey such sadness based on the colours and total lack of lighting internally.. ..
May 20, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by FlyFXE Tolle Lobby
May 16, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Senta50 Location
Beautiful Hotel, Great Location, Excellent Staff
May 15, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by DRJRL Overall a positive stay
Positives - (1) Great location - within walking distance to Museum Island. (2) Upgraded to a Jr Suite due to platinum SPG status - thank you very much -- very nice, clean, spacious room (3) Very comfortable bed (4) Unlike some other reviews, It was actually pretty quiet in our room (# 704) - but it was on Sunday and Sunday night - so no actual construction outside was happening. (5) staff very helpful and courteous. Negatives - (1) Extensive construction going on in this area - on arrival from Hannover, our GPS had us going East on Unter den Linden until reaching Friedrichstrasse. Friedrchstrasses is completely torn up at that block. The actual entrance to the hotel is at the corner of Friedrichstrasse and Behrenstrasse so one needs to come up Friedrichstrasse from the South or on Behrenstrasse from th East. (2) Parking is 28 euros and no option of self-parking - valet will park and you can call before heading down to the lobby to pick up your car. (3) Poor A/C - As noted in a couple of other reviews - upon entry, was very stuffy and warm. Turned A/C on and dialed down to lowest temprature with max fan - but nothing much happened. A little air was coming out of the vent and not much cooler than the room. I opened the windows (as far as possible) and eventually room temperature was OK. (4) As per the poor policy decision of many Westins, platinum spg members can receive a free continental breakfast as their "recognition" choice upon check in- but apparently we are not valued enough to receive the full breakfast buffet.
May 15, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by aircon Uncomfortable Rooms
Had sleepless nights since the airconditions does not work. We kept changing rooms but to no avail. Had my thermostat set at 5 degree C, but it felt like 25.
May 12, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by FMbs Wundebar! Barring some caveats
Wonderful place and experiences but for
1. No sheets, just the cover to the duvee.
2. No free coffee in the room
May 11, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Travelbird Oasis in the middle of a big construction site
When I arrived and saw all the construction going on outside I thought - oh no.. but I had a quiet night and could even enjoy sitting outside to have a drink in the evening. The rooms are spacious and are comfortable. The warm welcome of the SPG staff gave was really nice and I hope to be back soon.
May 8, 2013