Sofitel Berlin Gendarmenmarkt Hotel  5 stars

Charlottenstrasse 50-52, Berlin, Germany, 10117  show mapSave
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  • Breathtaking view of the french cathedral - Room was spacious - The staff was great
  • Fitness and wellness area are gorgeous - Hard to beat the location - Lack of internet in the room
  • Staff were a delight - Breakfast is expensive - Near the most elegant square in berlin
  • Best breakfast buffet we saw - Fine dinner options within an easy walk - Fabulous staff, management
  • Room was newly decorated - Breakfast was amazing - Staff are courteous and helpful
 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas


Paid parking


24-hour reception


Express check-in/-out


Fitness center

 Sports activities


Jogging track

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center


Turkish bath

Steam room

Steam bath



Poolside snack bar


The Sofitel Berlin Gendarmenmarkt is a trendy 5-star hotel located in the very heart of Berlin in a prestigious lively area, near Checkpoint Charlie, Potsdamer Platz shopping center, the Reichstag and the Brandenburg Gate.

The property offers its guests 92 exclusively-designed rooms fitted with all necessary comforts, including Wi-Fi, cable TV, telephones, mini-bars, slippers, safes, bathrooms equipped with showers, bathrobes and radios.

The range of hotel facilities is rather wide, including a 24-hour front desk with multi-lingual staff, conference rooms accommodating up to 110 people.

The hotel also provides a lift, a safe and a nearby car-parking site. Those keeping fit can visit the on-site wellness center featuring sauna, steam room and solarium.

Moreover, the guests are welcome to taste German and Austrian cuisine and enjoy the meal sipping gorgeous wine in the Sofitel Berlin's Aigner restaurant.

Year renovated   2006.  Number of rooms   20.

City Center Berlin - 1.1 mi
Airports Berlin-Tegel / Otto Lilienthal (TXL) - 5.3 mi, Schoenefeld (SXF) - 10.6 mi
Train Stations Berlin Central Station - 1.3 mi, Train Station Ostbahnhof - 1.8 mi
Underground stations Französische Straße underground station - 700 ft, Friedrichstraße underground station - 2300 ft
Restaurants Augustiner am Gendarmenmarkt (cuisine: German) - 100 ft, Borchardt (cuisine: French, German) - 200 ft
Parks Forum Willy Brandt Berlin - 1900 ft
Beaches Strandbar Mitte - 3100 ft

Dining options

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee.  A buffet breakfast is served at the price of EUR 28 per person per night.  The hotel offers a buffet breakfast at the price of EUR 11 per night per child under 12 years. 

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  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Free safe at reception
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pets allowed for a fee
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Beauty salon
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private hotel parking is possible at a location nearby and the rate is EUR 20 per day.

Paid private parking is possible on site.

  • Archery
  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Paid valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Bicycle rental
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service
Dining facilities
  • Paid breakfast
  • Breakfast room
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Poolside snack bar
Meeting facilities
  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
Children's facilities
  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services
Leisure facilities
  • Night club
  • Jogging track
  • Fitness center
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Turkish bath
  • Steam room
  • Solarium
  • Sauna
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Sun terrace
Room view
  • Courtyard view
Room facilities
  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Mirror
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock



from  3 pm


until  11 am

Children and extra beds
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

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Classic Room
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Sofitel Berlin Gendarmenmarkt Classic Room
Sofitel Berlin Gendarmenmarkt Classic Room
Sofitel Berlin Gendarmenmarkt Classic Room
Sofitel Berlin Gendarmenmarkt Classic Room
Bed type: Double Bed or Queen Size bed or 1 Single bed
Size: 195 sq. feet

The modern room features plush design and is equipped with a cozy sleeping zone, flat-screen TV, air conditioning, work desk with free, low-band Wi-Fi access and marble bathroom with shower.

Room facilities
    Superior Room
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    Sofitel Berlin Gendarmenmarkt Superior Room
    Sofitel Berlin Gendarmenmarkt Superior Room
    Sofitel Berlin Gendarmenmarkt Superior Room
    Bed type: Double Bed or Queen Size bed or 1 Single bed
    Size: 230 sq. feet

    In this modern large room you will feel especially relaxed. It boasts a high-quality sleeping zone, flat-screen TV, air conditioning, functional desk space with free low-band Wi-Fi access and marble bathroom with all modern facilities.

    Room facilities
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      Sofitel Berlin Gendarmenmarkt Luxury Room
      Sofitel Berlin Gendarmenmarkt Luxury Room
      Sofitel Berlin Gendarmenmarkt Luxury Room
      Sofitel Berlin Gendarmenmarkt Luxury Room
      Bed type: Queen Size bed or Double Bed or 1 Single bed
      Size: 270 sq. feet

      Take advantage of a whole host of benefits in this spacious elegant room! It is located on a hight floor and boasts a high-quality sleeping zone, seating area, functional desk space with free, low-band Wi-Fi access and marble bathroom with shower and Hermes toiletries.

      Room facilities
        Junior Suite
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        Sofitel Berlin Gendarmenmarkt Junior Suite
        Sofitel Berlin Gendarmenmarkt Junior Suite
        Sofitel Berlin Gendarmenmarkt Junior Suite
        Sofitel Berlin Gendarmenmarkt Junior Suite
        Bed type: Double Bed or Queen Size bed or 1 Single bed
        Size: 380 sq. feet

        This stylish junior suite room offers a well done fusion of comfort, functionality and cosiness. It features a comfortable sleeping area, separate seating area, work desk with free, low-band Wi-Fi and Nespresso machine. A marble bathroom is equipped with shower and offers Hermes toiletries.

        Room facilities
          Prestige Suite
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          Sofitel Berlin Gendarmenmarkt Prestige Suite
          Sofitel Berlin Gendarmenmarkt Prestige Suite
          Sofitel Berlin Gendarmenmarkt Prestige Suite
          Bed type: Double Bed or King Size bed
          Size: 485 sq. feet

          This fashionable suite provides an elegant design concept with a mixture of classic and modern elements and offers all amenities to ensure a pleasant stay. It overlooks the Gendarmenmarkt and comprises separated bedroom and living room with seating area and work desk, marble bathroom with bathtub as well as a guest toilet.

          Room facilities
            Opera Suite
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            Sofitel Berlin Gendarmenmarkt Opera Suite
            Sofitel Berlin Gendarmenmarkt Opera Suite
            Sofitel Berlin Gendarmenmarkt Opera Suite
            Sofitel Berlin Gendarmenmarkt Opera Suite

            The elegant Opera Suite is stretching over two floors, has three balconies and a spectacular view of the city. It comprises an spacious living room, bedroom, work and lounge areas, three flat-screen TVs, Nespresso machine, large marble bathroom with bathtub and shower as well as a guest toilet.

            Sofitel Berlin Gendarmenmarkt LocationWhat's nearby

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            What's nearby

            Tourist attractions
            • Gauklerfest
              1000 ft
            • Illumination Unter den Linden
              1000 ft
            • Zeughauskino
              1700 ft
            Popular areas
            • Gendarmenmarkt
              400 ft
            • City Center
              1400 ft
            • Unter den Linden
              1400 ft
            Places of interest
            • GermanGuggenheim
              700 ft
            • Bebelplatz
              1000 ft
            • KomischeOperBerlin
              1000 ft
            • Hear The World
              1000 ft
            • 1000 ft
            • Neue Wache
              1400 ft
            • StaatsoperUnterDenLinden
              1400 ft
            • Deutsches Historisches Museum - Zeughaus und Ausstellungshalle von I.M. Pei
              1700 ft
            • Französischer Dom
              1700 ft
            • Schlossplatz
              2000 ft
            • Friedrichsbrücke
              2000 ft
            Monuments and Landmarks
            • Monument for the burning of the books
              700 ft
            • Admiralspalast
              2000 ft
            • German Historical Museum
              1700 ft
            • Pergamon Museum
              2300 ft
            • Neues Museum
              2300 ft
            Universities, Institutes
            • Humboldt University
              1000 ft
            • Deutsche Staatsoper
              1000 ft
            • Berlin State Opera
              1000 ft
            Underground stations
            • Französische Straße underground station
              400 ft
            • Friedrichstraße underground station
              2000 ft

            Local Attractions

            • Berlin Philharmonic
              1.0 mi
              Herbert-von-Karajan-Str. 1, Berlin
            • Museum of Applied Art (Kunstgewerbemuseum)
              5200 ft
              Matthaikirchplatz - Kulturforum, Berlin
            • Brecht Weigel Museum
              1.0 mi
              Chaussee Strasse 125, Berlin
            • Markisches Museum
              1.0 mi
              Am Kallnischen Park 5, Berlin
            • Kulturforum
              1.1 mi
              Matthaikirchpl. 6, Berlin

            Near the hotel

            • Deutsche Guggenheim Berlin
              1000 ft
              Unter Den Linden 13-15, Berlin
            • Pergamon Museum
              2900 ft
              Museumsinsel, Am Kupfergraben, Berlin
            • Staatsoper
              1400 ft
              Grosstheaterstrasse 34, Berlin
            • Historiale Berlin Museum
              1400 ft
              Unter den Linden 40, Berlin
            • Deutsches Historisches Museum
              1800 ft
              Unter den Linden 2, Berlin
            • Neue Wache
              1600 ft
            • Museum for Communication Berlin (Museum fur Kommunikation Berlin)
              1800 ft
              Leipziger Strasse 16, Berlin

            Restaurants Nearby

            • Augustiner am Gendarmenmarkt

              62% likes this, based on 665 reviews
              Cuisine: German

              100 ft
              Charlottenstrasse 55

              Phone: +49 030 20454020

            • Borchardt

              58% likes this, based on 419 reviews
              Cuisine: French, German
              Price Range: USD 1 - USD 67

              200 ft
              Franzosische Str. 47

              Phone: 030 81886262

            • Aigner Gendarmenmarkt

              74% likes this, based on 231 reviews
              Cuisine: German

              200 ft
              Franzosische Strasse 25

              Phone: 030 / 203 75 18 50

            • Fischers Fritz

              77% likes this, based on 241 reviews
              Cuisine: German
              Price Range: USD 37 - USD 147

              300 ft
              Charlottenstrasse 49

              Phone: 0049 (0)30- 20 33 6363

            • Bocca di Bacco

              63% likes this, based on 458 reviews
              Cuisine: Italian

              500 ft
              Friedrichstrasse 167/168

              Phone: 030-2067-2828

            Sofitel Berlin Gendarmenmarkt Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Sofitel Berlin Gendarmenmarkt

            Average guest rating

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            Based on 107 reviews

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            • Single


              Check in took ages, about 15 min wait as the one staff on duty had her hands full. Very strange at 5 PM Saturday, where one would expect travelers to arrive.

              • Average rating
            • Single

              A lovely hotel with excellent staff with guaranteed sofitel quality. The room was quite small however that would be my only slightly negative point about my stay. The room was very quiet and comfortable with lovely furnishings, and I love the L'occitane line of products in the bathroom and around the hotel. Great location too.

              • Average rating
            • Couple

              The wifi signal in my room was unstable.

              • Average rating
            • Older travelers

              Great location superb staff and the rooms were large and very comfortable nothing was to much trouble for the for the staff.

              The rooms were to hot hot and we had no control over the tempreture we had to sleep with the windows open every night

              • Average rating
            • Older travelers

              Excellent central location; convenient for the gendarmenmarkt Christmas Market which is directly opposite the Hotel. Wonderfully quiet and peaceful inside the Hotel. Friendly efficient staff.

              The rooms have an interconnecting window between the bedroom and bathroom - the window looks directly onto the toilet! Whoever designed this aspect is just plain weird! Breakfast is wonderfully prepared and presented but the €28 per person charge is outrageous - surely if they charged less more people would take breakfast!

              • Average rating
            • Older travelers

              Great Location, rooms very quiet, nespresso machine in room, friendly staff - perfect english, would highly recommend

              Breakfast priced too expensively at €28/per head - I'm sure if they reduced the price to €20 there would be more takers - however there are plenty of cafes by the nearby Brandenburg gate that serve breakfast

              • Average rating
            • Single

              There was chocolate cake in my room when I arrived and a Nespresso machine for amazing coffee! The staff were friendly and helpful, the room was large and the shower was fantastic. I was only there for 1 night and then I had arranged to stay at another hotel (which whilst more expensive is nowhere near as nice) and I was sorry I had not booked this hotel for my entire stay.

              • Average rating
            • Single

              As usual, the staff is extremly well trained (as in all Sofitel Hotels). The location of the hotel is great.

              • Average rating
            • Single

              A great place to stay for a first-time visit to Berlin. Fantastic views of the locale from upper rooms.

              I found using the shower difficult at first. Being from the southern hemisphere and not acquainted with European technology made for an early morning challenge. Mention of the details for use in the hotel information kit would have been helpful.

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