Tom your host is incredibly helpful. The apartment location fantastic and the apartment itself - superb, it has everything!
If youre in Berlin....would strongly recommend this luxury apartment.
On the first floor of a modern development with high ceilings and French windows facing a large covered courtyard full of eating places made the place ideal for first time tourists. The double glazing keeps the sound of diners out but we enjoyed the gentle conversations and occasional laughter wafting up. There is also a fountain down there that attracts kids who squeal with glee!
Double basins in the bathroom, well stocked kitchen and large fridge freezer and a supermarket nearby made it handy for breakfast only as there are so many places to eat at just down stairs.
Tom was helpful and friendly. We had trouble with the Internet but he did everything to sort it out.
The lighting was nouvelle and worked well behind the bed so it made reading easy. And there were chandeliers and a grand piano in case you can twinkle the ivories.
Bang on the waterfront in the middle of Berlin, everything you need is close by and the 'big Berlin' must see's are all walkable.
Tom's a good lad, meets you there and takes you through he whole place and how to get the most out of Berlin.
When I go back I'll be booking this place again, no question.
The place we stayed was a beautiful modern one bedroom apartment located in the heart of downtown perfect location. Near the waterfront , restaurants and shops. My only complaint was during my stay I couldn't get ahold of the owner. My emails weren't getting through for some reason. Otherwise I would defintely recommend this place and stay there again. :)
Located on the city's river in a new mixed purpose development, the location is ideal. The one bedroom flat is large and very comfortable. Very well equipped kitchen, ample cupboard and drawer storage. Neighbourhood is quiet.. Attractive and close by access to nearby rail and surface transportation. Boat trips at the door provide wonderful viewing access to the stunning Federal government buildings. Guest host Tom is an enthusiastic and engaging guy. Readily available, very helpful. We recommend this spot for anybody visiting Berlin.
The apartment is perfectly located on a pedestrian walkway, and easy accessible from the road if you take a taxi. The location is very close to any kind of shopping that you desire to do and restaurants of every type are around. Right outside the building you have a great view the Berliner Dome. The amenities that the host advertises are 100% correct. I was amazed to see the room that was available to use in this apartment. Was great to have new furniture with a giant TV, and a blu-ray player with 3-D glasses! The windows in the apartment are floor to ceiling and they even can open like a door or even hinge open to let the top come down. The wardrobes in the master bedroom are a good enough to house all the belongings that you bring and may buy. Also I traveled with a toddler who the host provided a high quality cot for my son to sleep in. The apartment was quite nice and very clean upon arrival and I am very satisfied with value for the money. My host was gracious enough even take my wife and I downtown and help us meet up with a tour group! My host showed me how to use everything in my apartment such as the dishwasher and clothes washer, oven, stove.. etc.. We enjoyed how easy it was to get a hold of our host and nothing was every too much trouble if we asked. If we mentioned that anything was not up for our expectations our host made sure to quickly satisfy our requests. I hope that everyone gets a chance to have a host like Tom at least once in their life! Thanks for the stay!
We spent the entire month of October in Berlin and having a place to call home was essential. We moved out twice for a few days and Tom was very helpful in storing our bags and returning them to the apartment. This apartment is attractively appointed with modern design and has all of the appliances, supplies and accessories for a pleasant stay. The wi-fi was good. It looks out over a covered promenade that is filled with restaurants and shops. There is a great deal of high-spirited activity at night but if the windows are closed the noise is greatly reduced. It was a lot of fun to watch the goings-on. It was chilly and rainy for part of the month and the heated floors were nice. Rooms are spacious and the double sinks in the bathroom were great. There are a lot of towels and hangers, a hairdryer and a dishwasher and washer/drier. The building was very accessible, well lit and secure and we felt safe in the neighborhood at night. For older people with physical limitations the kitchen cabinets are very high, the lighting is low, the bed is low and it is difficult stepping in and out of the bathtub with no grab bar. These wouldn't be problems for younger people.
The location could not have been better with every type of transportation available--tram, bus, S Bahn, U Bahn and cabs all within 1-2 blocks. The Haupt Bahnhof for long distance travel is two stops away. Within a very short walking distance are wonderful restaurants of all types. In the Hackescher Markt area there is Kaiser super market, an apothecary, K-Mart-type store, small nice shops and an ATM. The Galeria Department Store at Alexander Platz (a large, festive square with lots of activity and music) has a gorgeous food emporium and other eating areas. Great for take-out meals.
Sight-seeing is remarkable from this location. Do take the river cruise that starts right by the apartment to see the city from a different perspective. Museum Island is right across the Spree river and walking down the famous Unter Den Linden takes you to and through historic areas and to the Brandenburg Tur. Everything is so accessible by public transportation. You needn't show your pass but if you are caught on a train without it there is a steep fine. If using a day pass you must validate your ticket prior to boarding by inserting it into a machine on the platform.
Tom was a most congenial, accommodating host. He met us upon arrival, responded immediately to texts/email/calls and went out of his way to insure that everything was going well. This was an incredible month in a lovely apartment and I highly recommend it for any length of time.
A very modern, spacious unit, well located near the river Sprey, the Berliner Dom, and Museum Island. Within easy walking distance down Unter den Linden Strasse to the Brandenburg Gate and the Tiergarten beyond. Enjoyable eateries abound, both at your doorstep and in the Hackescher Markt a few blocks away. Tom is a very helpful landlord who took the time to give us operational details of the building as well as restaurant recommendations.
The apartment is in a ideal location, well equipped and appointed, and with Tom as your host you couldn't ask for more. Nothing was too much trouble for him, every question answered in depth, as well as some helpful recommendations for places to visit. Tom suggested we visit Potsdam, especially Sanssouci Park, which wasn't even on our list, but turned out to be a highlight of our time in Berlin.
The apartment was great. The location was perfect. We had everything we needed very nearby. The bed was really comfortable, there was some noise from the restaurants below but the double pane glass took care of most of that. Tom was very helpful with area info and answered emailed questions quickly. We felt very safe in the area and it was a great experience.
I would definitely recommend this apartment.
Perfect from start to finish. Tom always replied to emails quickly from initial enquiry to arranging a different arrival time and checking if we needed anything during our stay. Museum Island is two minutes away, as are trams, river, supermarket, plenty of restaurants and S Bahn (Hackescher Markt). Tom provides good instructions on how to find the apartment and meets you to give you the keys, show you how to use equipment and so on. Building is very secure, apartment has all you might need: wifi, huge bed, plenty of storage, DVD and Bluray TV (which only has German channels), fully equipped kitchen inc dishwasher, shower and bath, washing machine, comfy sofa, underfloor heating. When we return to Berlin we will be returning to this apartment.
It is a very nice luxurious and new apartment with all the amenities you might need to feel like you are home. It is like a home away from home. The location is perfect as you have public transportations, supermarkets, restaurants etc. literally on your door step. Also Hackescher Markt and alexander Platz (shops, bars, and restaurants) are only a 2 minute walk away. Even though you are in the center of Berlin the apartment is very quiet and I had great and peaceful nights of sleep. Also I felt very safe as the area is very good and the building security was also very good. Tom was great. You will have a friend in Berlin to help you with whatever you need. No matter if it had to do with the apartment or not Tom was always available and eager to help.