Hecker's Hotel Berlin
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... about 6 hours. We decided we were much more keen to see everyone than to make sure we did every single thing in Munich. Hooray!!!!! Arrived in Berlin, found our way to our hostel, bought ourselves 'I heart Berlin' t-shirts (as instructed), got ready and headed over to the hostel the topdeckers were staying at. Met up with Fauve and ...
... to check in, so it was already 10:30 before I even was able to head out. I took a tram, panicked that I missed my stop, got off two stops early, and had to run towards the general direction of where I thought The Brandenburg Gate (our meeting point) was. Not to mention, some freak weather was happening, to Berlin's standards. Almost 70 degrees and I was running and dressed for 10 below freezing. I asked two people ...
... Ok so that concludes the whirlwind Berlin trip. It was indeed quite crazy - like we headed there thurs night and from fri morn it was just crazy sightseeing coupled with some luck.
The hotel was as how I always love a hotel besides the train to be - just next to it! So with our heavy luggage it was still manageable.
Next morn we woke up early thanks to the open window. Cold and noisy from the construction site next door.
So we left early though ...
... a castle between Hamburg and Berlin. This was pretty cool. It was
built in 1160 and then rebuilt over the years. It looked quite
spectacular and so did the grounds. We had a nice little walk around
the castle and then the old city. We even climbed the 220 steps up
the bell tower to get a view of the surrounding city. After a quick
lunch eaten by the car, we were back on the road, through some
afternoon traffic to Berlin. Christine dropped us ...
... and tofu curry. Shortly afterwards Juls and jack returned home and we had dinner together and sat on the balcony, catching up on the day. Jack is Juliens friend from Sydney who has been travelling for 2 months mostly in Spain. He rode a bike from France to Amsterdam just before he came to berlin. Unfortunately his bike was stollen however :-( Anyway he is very nice and will be spending a couple of weeks here with us in Berlin.. Good ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services