The Grand Hyatt Berlin is a trendy and modern establishment that is well situated in the city’s shopping, historic and restaurant scene. Much can be said of it, well staffed, great amenities and stunning decor to create the perfect stay for business or pleasure.
The hotel location is one of the most ideal in the city. It is just a fifteen minute walk to the Brandenburg Gate, Jewish memorial and civic buildings. In the opposite direction the sections of the wall that are most central in the city are only fifteen minutes as well. For those coming in via metro and bus Potsdam Platz station is just five minutes away.
The hotel is deceptively large. From the outside it is not a skyscraper and eve looks like an older venue, but within it is wide and spacious. The check in was friendly and prompt. Hallways art creative, furnished with art forms from different schools and tastes. The halls are quiet and the rooms give the feel of an urban retreat. Earth and black hues make up the décor of the rooms with makes the setting tranquil. Even when the hotel can hold many people it never felt overcrowded.
Rooms especially make the stay enjoyable. All rooms feature photographs from the Bauhaus Archive, and plenty of lighting. There is some nice woodwork for shelving, exquisite marble floors in the bathroom which are heated and a unique rainshower and tub set up that maximizes space and creatively looks like a mini-spa. The room comes stocked with excellent toiletries, bathrobes and slippers. These are handy for access to the top floor spa and pool center, which are a highlight in the hotel. There is good internet connectivity considerably more expensive than a hotel of this caliber usually charges. The room is completely wired for sound and for interactivity with portable electronic devices.
The spa, gym and indoor pool are excellent and spacious for European standards. The entire top floor is surrounded with glass windows that offer breathtaking views of the distant skyline. The staff are ready and willing to assist with gym, spa and relaxation orientation as soon as you arrive on the floor which makes it easy to explore and get around. The powerful Jacuzzi overlooking the pool is like a massage in itself. The gym has a good range of cardio and resistance equipment.
Food options are available at Tizian Restaurant, featuring classic European dishes and Vox Restaurant and Bar, the upscale dining option and mesa restaurant with international cuisine, small dishes served family style.
Just a few steps outside the hotel is the Potsdamer Platz Arkaden. This lengthy shopping mall features a stunning array of fashion, electronics and even gourmet and home goods products. The Sony center just around the block is host to many important and lively spectacles and the Tiergarten just two minutes away is some of the best nature one will find in the city.