Mercure Hotel & Residenz Berlin Checkpoint Charlie

4 stars
Schuetzenstrasse 11, BERLIN, 10117
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.5
out of 5
55 reviews
Great Stay

I found this hotel clean, the room was quite large, staff friendly and helpful and the location... See full review

  • chelle
  • Jun 4, 2013
what to say

Good hotel, well placed at only a three minute stroll from C.C. Very nice French restaurant just a... See full review

  • BMKH20
  • Sep 2, 2013
Berlin hotel offers quiet escape near historic Checkpoint Charlie
The Mercure Hotel & Residenz Berlin Checkpoint Charlie mixes a mid-sized hotel with apartments in a quiet location. Near the Checkpoint Charlie Museum and a short jaunt to Frederick Street shopping, the 4-star Mercure Hotel & Residenz Berlin Checkpoint Charlie offers 135 spacious and contemporary rooms, apartments and suites with Wi-Fi access. Guests have 24-hour access to the fitness center and sauna, and the Checkpoint Bar is a popular place to wind down with other guests at the end of the day.

Highlights
  • Free massages on Tuesday evenings
  • Close to Checkpoint Charlie Museum, shopping and other attractions
  • Checkpoint Bar stays open late
Rooms
Spacious, contemporary and unique -- the rooms in the Mercure Hotel & Residenz Berlin Checkpoint Charlie offer a design that features the liberty to spread out, with workspace available for business travelers. The standard rooms have double beds, mini-bars, safes, air conditioning and Internet connection.

Features
The Mercure Hotel & Residenz Berlin Checkpoint Charlie is for people who want to get away from major hotel bustle. Guests are treated to a cozier environment in a quieter neighborhood, along with a fitness center, Wi-Fi and a small collection of meetings rooms. After a day of adventure, spend some time sharing Berlin tales at the Checkpoint Charlie bar. Guests take advantage of the free massages on Tuesdays.

 

Transportation
  • Berlin Tegel Airport (6.8 mi/11 km)
  • Berlin Schoenefeld Airport (18 mi/29 km)
  • U-Bahn train station (0.3 m/0.5 km)

Attractions
  • Checkpoint Charlie Museum (0.3 mi/0.5 km)
  • Brandenburg Gate (1.2 mi/1.9 km)
  • Potsdamer Platz (1.3 mi/2 km)
  • Museum Island (1.4 mi/2.2 km)
  • Reichstag (1.9 mi/3 km)
  • Berlin Zoological Garden (3.1 mi/5 km)
  • Olympic Stadium (6.8 mi/11 km)

Business
  • Three meeting rooms accommodate up to 12 people
  • All meeting rooms are air-conditioned, have natural light and Wi-Fi access

Mercure Hotel & Residenz Berlin Checkpoint Charlie Rooms

1 Db bed Sup
Superior Room with double bed. More room to relax! Enjoy our spacious Superior Rooms, offering high-quality beds, comfortable seating and functional desk space with free WIFI, as well as air-conditioning, a shower, and often a balcony.
1 Db bed Std
Standard Room with double bed. Our Standard Rooms are ideally suited to your needs. In addition to a TV and telephone, the rooms include a high-quality bed, comfortable seating, functional desk space with free WIFI as well as a minibar, safe, air-condit
Suite 1 Db bed + Sofa Sup
Privilege Suite with double bed and sofa. Privilege Suites with separate living and sleeping areas with sofa and VIP bathroom including bathrobes. Mineral water and coffee and tea facilities in the suite, plus complimentary newspaper, as well as WIFI an
App 1 Db bed Std
Standard Apartment with double bed. Our 398-538 sq. ft. (37-50 m²) Standard Apartments offer maximum comfort! They are equipped with a high-quality bed, comfortable seating, functional desk space with free WIFI, as well as a kitchenette and a bathroom w
1 Db bed + Sofa Sup
Privilege Room with double bed and sofa or chai r. Privilege Rooms with double bed and sofa bed. For added comfort: VIP bathroom including bathrobes, mineral water and coffee and tea facilities in the room plus complimentary newspaper. WIFI and late che
Suite 2 Db beds Sup
Privilege suite with 2 double beds, ideal forfa milies. Privilege Suites with separate living and sleeping areas. For added comfort: VIP bathroom including bathrobes, mineral water and coffee and tea facilities in the suite plus complimentary newspaper.

Amenities

  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
Air conditioned
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Pet friendly
Elevators
Activities
Fitness center or spa
Sauna
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Room service
Services
24 hour front desk
Childcare Service
Concierge desk
Security
Wake-up service
Tour desk
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Barber/Beauty shop
FAX
Gift shop
Overhead projector
Audio visual equipment
Florist
Parking
Parking
Indoor parking
Outdoor parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Room
Satellite TV
Safe
Hairdryer in room
Cribs available
Shower
Bath tub

Hotel Map

52.5088 13.3935
Nearby airports
TXL, (TXL), 11.00, KM, SE; SXF, (SXF), 29.00, KM, NW;
Area description
Downtown

Nearby points of interest

  • Currywurst Museum: 0.1 mi
  • Checkpoint Charlie: 0.2 mi
  • Checkpoint Charlie Museum: 0.2 mi
  • Berliner-Mauer-Dokumentationszentrum: 0.2 mi
  • Deutscher Dom: 0.3 mi
  • Neue Kirche: 0.3 mi
  • Gendarmenmarkt: 0.3 mi
  • Konzerthaus Berlin: 0.4 mi
  • Franzosischer Dom: 0.4 mi
  • Berlinische Galerie: 0.4 mi
  • French Cathedral: 0.4 mi
  • Friedrichstraße: 0.4 mi
  • Topographie des Terrors: 0.4 mi
  • Jewish Museum: 0.5 mi
  • St. Hedwigs Kathedrale: 0.5 mi
  • Currywurst Museum: 0.1 mi
  • Checkpoint Charlie: 0.2 mi
  • Checkpoint Charlie Museum: 0.2 mi
  • Berliner-Mauer-Dokumentationszentrum: 0.2 mi
  • Deutscher Dom: 0.3 mi
  • Neue Kirche: 0.3 mi
  • Gendarmenmarkt: 0.3 mi
  • Konzerthaus Berlin: 0.4 mi
  • Franzosischer Dom: 0.4 mi
  • Berlinische Galerie: 0.4 mi
  • French Cathedral: 0.4 mi
  • Friedrichstraße: 0.4 mi
  • Topographie des Terrors: 0.4 mi
  • Jewish Museum: 0.5 mi
  • St. Hedwigs Kathedrale: 0.5 mi
  • Bundesrat: 0.5 mi
  • Friedrichswerder Church: 0.5 mi
  • Martin Gropius Bau: 0.5 mi
  • Staatsoper Unter den Linden: 0.5 mi
  • Komische Oper: 0.6 mi
  • Deutsche Guggenheim: 0.6 mi
  • New Guard House: 0.6 mi
  • Deutsches Historisches Museum: 0.7 mi
  • Leipziger Platz: 0.7 mi
  • German Historical Museum: 0.7 mi
  • Berlin Mitte: 0.7 mi
  • The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe: 0.7 mi
  • Unter den Linden: 0.7 mi
  • Humboldt University: 0.7 mi
  • LOXX Miniatur Welten Berlin: 0.7 mi
  • Holocaust-Gedenkstatte: 0.7 mi
  • Lustgarten: 0.7 mi
  • Dali - Die Ausstellung am Potsdamer Platz: 0.7 mi
  • Berliner Stadtschloss: 0.7 mi
  • Antikensammlung: 0.7 mi
  • Potsdamer Platz: 0.7 mi
  • Contemporary Fine Arts: 0.7 mi
  • Berliner Gruselkabinett: 0.8 mi
  • Landwehr canal: 0.8 mi
  • Altes Museum: 0.8 mi
  • Berliner Dom: 0.8 mi
  • Pariser Platz: 0.8 mi
  • Kindertransport Memorial: 0.8 mi
  • DaimlerChrysler Contemporary : 0.8 mi
  • Panoramapunkt: 0.8 mi

Dining

CHECKPOINT BAR
Our "Checkpoint Bar" is a popular place to wind down with other guests at the end of the day with a glass of wine or a favorite cocktail. We are open daily from midday until 1.30am and also offer appetizing snacks.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (55)

Ratings and reviews for Mercure Hotel & Residenz Berlin Checkpoint Charlie

Overall score

4.5 / 5
5.01.0
55 out of 55
Amenities:
4.4
Room cleanliness:
4.8
Hotel staff:
4.7
Room comfort:
4.5
Location:
4.7
Value:
4.4

100% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Mercure Hotel & Residenz Berlin Checkpoint Charlie

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Bertolo
United Kingdom
Aug 4, 2013

Few days in Berlin.

Hotel's location was very good. Close proximity to CPC. 33C in Berlin, the a/c in room, did not work very well. Room fixtures very dated. No free Wi-Fi..

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Review of Mercure Hotel & Residenz Berlin Checkpoint Charlie

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Anonymous
Muscat, Oman
Jul 6, 2010

A very good family residencs

Hotel is in nice location near shoping centers, malls, historical places and most importantly near good restaurants. Hotel staff are cordial and internet facility is free on their computer.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
3
Time-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

very near, say 5 minutes from U-Bahn metro rail stations linking to various parts of Berlin; so also buses and tram. In fact the hotel is situated very much in heart of the city!

Review of Mercure Hotel & Residenz Berlin Checkpoint Charlie

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
BMKH20
SCOTAND
Sep 2, 2013

what to say

Good hotel, well placed at only a three minute stroll from C.C. Very nice French restaurant just a few yards along the road. Tour buses readily available Hotel itself does a wonderful breakfast that sets you up for the day. Good mix of nationalities and staff were very pleasant and spoke very good english / french and some american. Room was spacious, good shower and despite right next to the elevator was very peaceful and quiet. Needs extra pillows as the ones supplied were like pancakes

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Lot of good places to eat at Gendarmenmarkt only a 10min walk

Review of Mercure Hotel & Residenz Berlin Checkpoint Charlie

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Mike Travels
Wilmington, NC
Jun 28, 2010

Large Rooms!

Easy walk to subway station, Checkpoint Charlie, and many, many restaurants and cafes. The breakfast here was on par with nicer hotels. The staff were incredibly helpful and patient. The street outside the hotel became a little noisy later in the evening, but the hotel itself was very quiet.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

The city circle tour bus (hop on/hop off)offered a relaxing self paced tour of some of the more important areas of the city. The nearest stop was just a five minute walk from the hotel.

Review of Mercure Hotel & Residenz Berlin Checkpoint Charlie

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Your average world traveller
Nashville, TN
Jul 11, 2010

Comfortable classic

Great breakfast; friendly, English-speaking staff; extra spacious room (even by American standards)

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Mercure Hotel & Residenz Berlin Checkpoint Charlie

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Ithaca NY
Jul 5, 2010

Intimate hotel in great location

I've stayed at many hotels in Berlin and prefer midsize hotels that still offer a good breakfast and a pleasent place to have a drink. This Mercure offers a pleasent open air bar within the walls of the hotel to enjoy a quite drink. It is a short walk from subway and bus service in easy walking distance to the shops and restaurants of Friedrichstrasse. The staff offered excellent service and speak English. My only complaint is commom to most hotels in Germany that will not allow guests coming in on the early flights from the USA to get in their rooms before 3:00pm. This is even the case when it is clear that rooms are available.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Not Applicable

The bus and subway system in Berlin is outstanding. It is simple to buy a multiple day pass at Tegel Airport--look for the signs for the bus--for the price of one taxi ride from the airport to a hotel.

Review of Mercure Hotel & Residenz Berlin Checkpoint Charlie

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Nashua, NH
Jul 13, 2011

Great Hotel

Free Massage on Tuesday. Had US AC voltage adapter

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Time-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

To Check Point Charlie

Review of Mercure Hotel & Residenz Berlin Checkpoint Charlie

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
mgb
New York, NY
Oct 14, 2009

Perfect location, lovely people

Perfect location right at Checkpoint Charlie. Very obliging and friendly staff. Our first trip to Berlin and would stay there again in a minute. For a relatively small hotel, they had an amazing breakfast buffet with very good coffee. Great way to start the day.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

For the jet-lagged, as we were they recommended a bistro, L'Entrecote, only a block away, for dinner the first night. It was a spot-on suggestion

Review of Mercure Hotel & Residenz Berlin Checkpoint Charlie

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Muxy
Bridgnorth,England
Jul 2, 2013

Group Break to Berlin

The Reception staff were friendly and helpful,particularly the male receptionist who helped us when a member of our party fell ill at the hotel.He mantained an interest in the persons recovery.The rooms were spacious and beds very comfortable.A large selection at the buffet breakfast and very palatable.All this and a great location for accessing the centre of Berlin.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Maximilians in Friedrichstrasse for excellent Bavarian cuisine. Friendly staff,great atmosphere and cheaper than other restaurants in that area.

Review of Mercure Hotel & Residenz Berlin Checkpoint Charlie

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
atlantagator
Helsinki, Finland
May 16, 2009

Great Place

This was a great hotel. It has a good location and is nearby many of the sites of Berlin. The staff at the hotel is very friendly and helpful and the rooms are a good size for a European hotel.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

There is a great Italian restaurant close by and if you ask at the front desk about it they will give you a card so you will receive 10% off the bill.

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