The excellent safety conditions and the simultaneously relaxed atmosphere are perfect for taking a break from the rhythm of everyday life. Berlin is a very active city, although you rarely feel stress or hustle in the air. Whether it's summer or winter, if the sun is shining and there are no temperature issues, most locals use their bikes to move around. This proactive attitude is deeply rooted in the city spirit, and back at the hotel you can rent a bike and live in harmony with the city's soul.
Come summer and sunny days, the city parks are filled with people soaking up the sun after work or on their weekend free time. Being in touch with nature is a crucial quest in a city so far away from the traditional getaways - it is lakes, gardens and pools that are the delight of Pestana Berlin Tiergarten guests.
Arrive and check-in: you will be well received and the bar is always open to offer you a drink in a peaceful and friendly atmosphere. Pets are welcome in the cafes, restaurants and in the hotel itself: you can bring your dog with no problems whatsoever - he will love going out for a morning run at the Tiergarten as much as he likes going out for a walk back home.
Water is omnipresent throughout the hotel, with sea shades covering the hallways and the wallpaper, as well as large stylized pictures to evoke the Portuguese coast. The soothing sound of the waves starts in the elevator, when going up to your room, and extends to a white, luminous and minimal area, carefully decorated in contemporary style, with cheerful color notes and heated wooden floors. Quotes from the greatest Portuguese-speaking writers accompany us when arriving on the different floors, with translations in several languages, evoking a romanticism which contrasts with the modernism of the hotel. It is yet another example of the modernity and eclecticism that pervade the culture of living in Berlin.
When returning to the hotel make the most of the spa facilities on the -1 floor and let yourself be seduced by the extraordinary indoor pool system, with jets that let to swim against the current - that is, swim countless strokes. If you are a sauna and Turkish bath purist, you can use the small private terrace during winter and go out to the cold air of Berlin for a perfect thermal effect. In the summer, however, the Acqua bar terrace steals the show; and whether you choose to start the day having breakfast while enjoying the light of Berlin, prefer a late afternoon beer as a true Berliner, or go for an informal and pleasant outdoor dinner, the terrace, with its sofas and lounge spirit, is the place to be.
In your room, at the bar, in the restaurant or in the spa facilities, make the most of Berlin, the most shapeshifting and original capital in Europe, and enjoy every minute of your stay.
Pestana Tip: The 200 bus stops right in front of the hotel; this is the bus that takes you from the center of Charlottenburg district, next to the Zoo, to the Prenzlauerberg area, moving through some of the most popular and charming places in the city. At the reception desk you can find day tickets to catch this fantastic way of connecting with Berlin.