Though steeped in tradition, Western Berlin has a new lease of life: Attractions like the KaDeWe department store, Kurfürstendamm and the zoological garden are hugely popular. As a guest at the 4-star Mercure Hotel Berlin an der Urania, you're just a short walk away from the action. All 78 rooms have free WIFI and some are air-conditioned. Arrival: The main train station is 3.1 miles away, Tegel airport 5 miles away and Schönefeld airport 13.7 miles away. If arriving by car, take the A111, A113 and A115.