Mercure Hotel Chateau
Travel Blogs from Berlin
... this would be the first time I stayed deep in East Berlin. A cheap deal meant I will be billeted at the 4 star Grand City Hotel Berlin East in the Landsberger Allee area. This turned out to be a multi-building hotel complex in a non-descript area miles from the nearest Metro station (though thankfully there was a nearby tram stop). Also it took nearly an hour to check-in because I did so at the same time as several parties arriving in town for ...
Up early for breakfast at the hotel. They offered us a great selection of meats, cheese, yogurt, breads, eggs, sausages. At 9:00 we met Erheart for a walking tour of the city. Everywhere there were reminders of the Wall and the history of Berlin. Bricks in the sidwalks and streets showed where the wall once stood. We walked to the Brandonburg Gate. Tomorrow will be the celebration of the Reunification of East and West Germany. It is a holiday and even today, crowds of people ...
... crying with snot coming out their noses due to the heat, they also weren't allowed any milk till after they had finished it and licked the bowl clean. It was so funny, they were all dying but the girl on the other tour thrashed their asses and she won. I could not have done that, hell no! We then all walked back to the bus and on the way Caiti, Pip and I used the public toilet which are so weird because they are just random round ...
... with mushroom sauce. Delicious was the verdict, especially after a starter of meatballs and sampling the local wines.
Too full to even think about dessert, we headed back to the station to navigate our way home on our two trains and a bus to bring us home to our marina berth. Exhausted after our busy day, we all were looking forward to bed and I was asleep before Jase which never ...
... West Berlin. Along this part of the wall they had information about the war, we read that with the sun on our backs, enjoying the nice weather. From here moved along the Checkpoint Charlie - this is the most famous boarder crossing between East and West Berlin.
We continued our walking tour to the site of Hitlers bunker - from the info board, we gleaned that today happened to be his date of birth (in 1889) which was a bit quirky. ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed