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Linnen Berlin in Prenzlauer Berg

An enchanting oasis in the heart of the action

Discover the buzz of Prenzlauer Berg on a Berlin city break at Linnen Berlin. This charming boutique accommodation on bustling Eberswalder Straße, one of the area’s most vibrant streets, is the perfect base for exploring the neighbourhood, a hub for foodie hotspots and ethical fashion. Cultural delights from the Kulturbrauerei and culinary delights from the wide variety of local restaurants guarantee an unforgettable Berlin city break.

Linnen Berlin: a relaxing base in Prenzlauer Berg

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The Linnen Berlin is a cosy and stylish spot in the heart of quirky Prenzlauer Berg, making it the ideal base to explore the buzz of the neighbourhood in the streets nearby. Everywhere you walk, you’ll find row upon row of friendly cafés, distinctive bars, international restaurants and unique boutiques. The local area is dotted with lovely parks and little leafy squares that are perfect to relax in, especially on sunny days.

The Linnen Berlin itself makes its home in a lovingly restored 19th-century Gründerzeit building on bustling Eberswalder Strasse. Authentic, traditional Berlin flair meets light and bright modern industrial style in its four rooms, one suite and two spacious, well-equipped apartments. If you’re feeling hungry, the Linnen has you well catered for with a welcoming café serving breakfast in the morning and relaxed coffee and cake in the afternoon.

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Local highlights near the Linnen Berlin

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The Linnen Berlin is a tranquil oasis amid the buzz of Prenzlauer Berg. The friendly establishment finds itself right next to concert and sporting event venue Max-Schmeling-Halle. A little further from the Linnen – but only a little, it’s just 300 metres away – you’ll find the one-of-a-kind Kulturbrauerei. This vast former brewery is now home to a cinema, several theatres and a museum. The listed late-19th-century architecture is worth the trip in itself.

At weekends, you can sample local markets near the hotel on leafy and lovely Arkonaplatz, just 10 minutes’ walk from the Linnen Berlin. Friday is the usual weekly market day, and a chance to pick up fresh produce and tasty snacks and immerse yourself in local life. Sunday also sees a lively flea market set out its stalls on the square. This is a great spot to browse for original and authentic souvenirs of the city. VEB orange is another hidden gem for gift shopping and memorabilia: the second-hand store specialises in retro furniture, homewares and seemingly pretty much everything else you could find in 1960s and 1970s East Germany.

Prenzlauer Berg – a foodie hub in the heart of Berlin

Prenzlauer Berg is well-known as a hotspot for Berlin foodie flair. There are all kinds of different cuisines to choose from – but amid all the choice there are a few highlights you shouldn’t miss. The Prater Biergarten, just five minutes’ walk from the Linnen, is one of them. A particularly special spot on sunny days, it serves up leafy surroundings in the heart of the city where you can enjoy cool drinks and traditional German fare.

About 10 minutes’ walk from the Linnen Berlin, charming Helmholtzplatz is another foodie hub with a fantastically varied selection of restaurants and cafés on the menu. Israeli-Palestinian restaurant Kanaan serves up plant-based dishes in a convivial atmosphere, while Osmans Töchter, serving traditional Anatolian cuisine with modern influences, is another casual spot that’s worth a visit. Heading a little further north, you’ll find Mrs. Robinson’s and its creative cuisine paired with selected wines. It wouldn’t be a proper rundown of the Prenzlauer Berg food scene without mentioning the Kulturbrauerei, where you’ll find all kinds of street food options and other restaurants nearby.

Arts and culture around the Linnen Berlin

Planetarium Prenzlauer Allee
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Zeiss Großplanetarium

- temporarily closed - From your comfortable seat at the Zeiss Planetarium, just a stone’s throw from the Prenzlauer Allee S-Bahn station, you can view the night sky without any clouds disrupting your view. The largest planetarium in Central Europe was inaugurated in 1987 as part of the celebrations marking the 750th anniversary of the city’s first mention in writing. Then-East German leader Erich Honecker received regular reports from Erhardt Gisske, head construction.

Much more than just stargazing

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pilateslab-berlin

With 200 square metres of space, the pilateslab-berlin is one of Berlin’s best-known fitness studios. In a calm and relaxed atmosphere, health-oriented fitness training takes place under the supervision of highly qualified instructors, giving full consideration to the client’s personal goals and requirements. Exercise routines are designed to increase body awareness and flexibility, bring about the healthy alignment of bones and joints, strengthen and relax muscles, improve freedom of movement and achieve a better quality of life.

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Osman's Töchter
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Osmans Töchter

You can sense a touch of Istanbul in the air as you enter the innovative restaurant Osmans Töchter in the trendy Prenzlauer Berg district. The open kitchen will awaken your curiosity about modern Anatolian cuisine. The Turkish delicacies are served in a relaxed atmosphere by attentive serving staff.

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Kanaan
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Kanaan

The way to achieve peace is through the stomach: The hip snack bar Kanaan in Prenzlauer Berg is run by the Israeli Oz Ben David together with the Palestinian Jalil Dabit. This culinary understanding between peoples holds all sorts of delicacies in …

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Hokey Pokey

Pastry chef Niko Robert studied in Michelin-starred kitchens and now creates his own inventive ice creams in Prenzlauer Berg. He says: "Our ice cream is something special and is not mass-produced ." There are unusual and high-quality ice cream flavours are on offer, such as vanilla studded with toffee honeycomb.

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VEB Orange Oderberger Straße in Prenzlauer Berg
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VEB Orange

Orange hair dryers, plastic egg cups, retro lamp shades with floral patterns, the VEB Orange shop on Oderberger Straße in Prenzlauer Berg sells original home goods, accessories and apparel from 1960s and 70s East Germany. A second branch is located at Schliemannstraße 46 at Helmholtzplatz.

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Culture vultures need look no further than the Kulturbrauerei, home to several theatres and a museum playing host to a permanent exhibition on everyday life in the former East Germany, as well as temporary shows. For something a little more contemporary, take a short stroll south of the Linnen Berlin to check out the Aedes Architekturforum, with a range of exhibits putting the spotlight on contemporary architecture and urban planning.

If you fancy venturing a little further afield, the Zeiss-Großplanetarium, just two kilometres from the Linnen Berlin, is well worth a visit. Germany’s most modern science centre stages fascinating exhibitions in its dramatic dome, delving into the secrets of the universe and other scientific areas of interest. Finally, if you fancy something a little more light-hearted than pondering the big questions of life on earth, it might be time for a little retail therapy – and Prenzlauer Berg has got you covered. Check out DearGoods, nestled among a selection of vegan stores and businesses just 15 minutes’ walk from the Linnen Berlin, for a wide range of eco-friendly, ethical and vegan fashion.

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