A bikini in Berlin? Even in summer, this über urban city ain’t really one for beachwear – but we know one stylish Bikini you’ll be happy to slip into all year round.
Hotel Bikini – named not for the scanty swimwear but for its location in the modernist Bikini-Haus building – brings a splash of Kreuzberg cool to elegant Charlottenburg. The design-savvy 149-room property is just like the city it sits in: cool, casual, and all about cutting-edge aesthetics.
Every room rocks floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the Berlin Zoo, park or city skyline, wood-panelled walls, suave black-tiled Grohe rain showers and plenty of nifty power outlets for smartphones and laptops – handy when you’ve got free WiFi too. Shared spaces include a gym, steamy sauna with stellar views of the leafy Tiergarten, Persian-Russian fusion diner NENI, and groovin’ rooftop Monkey Bar, plus when you’re ready to venture out there are complimentary Mini Coopers and bicycles to zip you all over town. Swing in, meine schatze!
Hotel Bikini, Budapesterstr. 40, Charlottenburg, +49 3 0120 2210, 25hours-hotels.com