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TravelPod Member ReviewsTom's Hotel Berlin
What a great place to stay. Very clean and spacious and also very modern. Great location and within a minutes walk to the metro. Great cafes and bars around as well. Staff were excellent
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Arrived in Berlin the afternoon before and did some local exploration and found a nice place to have a great meal. The next morning we were up and caught the train to Alexander PLaz for the Berlin Segway Tour. We only had a group of 6 people for the tour and our tour guide Kevin was a blast. Within 20 minutes we were so comfortable on the Segway …
... camps. It was a work camp, opened before the Nazis developed extermination camps, but they did experiment with various methods of executions there. Early on it housed political opponents, but it did also have an area for Jewish prisoners. Over 200,000 people were imprisoned here between 1936 and 1945. Unknown numbers were killed or died here from mistreatment and starvation. Days before the camp was liberated, the Nazis moved ...
... all throughout the station. We aptly navigated the Berlin subway station, taking the S-bahn and U-bahn (above ground and underground lines) to Senefelderplatz. To our surprise, the German subway system does not require you to use your ticket to enter or even collect you tickets, but instead relies on its citizens following the system. Thus we bought our first subway tickets at the train station, but never actually used them the entire weekend.
... but it was awful!! Bloody, nasty, boring, ugh! Jamison, where are you when Jim wants to see that trash??? At least we got popcorn and M&M's! Could have had a beer at the theater, too. Oh, and inside the theater, there was a Lego store! A bit bizarre.
We took the night train back to the apartment, they run a little less frequently than the regular schedule, but we made it home in no time at all.
Two more days, then we're headed ...
... pyrotechnics. So Berlin! We finished off the night with more beer, pizza and a German hazelnut sundae with pistachio, hazelnut and vanilla ice cream, topped with whipped cream, more hazelnuts and delicious wafer cookies. We really loved the diversity in Berlin, it would take weeks to truly see everything and understand the essence of the culture. It's definitely a place we would visit again. Off to The Netherlands tomorrow - our orange spandex suits are ready to go ;) ...