Travel & Accomodation

The Open Knowledge Festival 2014 will take place at the Kulturbrauerei in Berlin.
Address: Schönhauser Allee 36, 10435 Berlin (Prenzlauer Berg district)

Travel

From the airport

i) From Tegel airport

Public transport: TXL bus to Alexanderplatz + U2 U-Bahn train to Eberswalderstrasse. From there it’s a 5 minute walk.

ii) From Schönefeld airport

Public transport: S-Bahn train to Schönhauser Allee + U2 U-Bahn train to Eberswalderstrasse. From there it’s a 5 minute walk.

From central Berlin

i) Public Transport

The closest U-Bahn station to the Kulturbrauerei is Eberswalder Straße. The U2 line operates here. The closest Tram station is also Eberswalder Straße. You can take the M12, M1 or M10.

The website of the local public transport company, Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG), offers updated timetables routes and maps: www.bvg.de

ii) Taxi

You can call a taxi for a normal ride to the Kulturbrauerei entrance on Sredzkistraße. If you just want to take a taxi for a short trip of 2km you can hail one off the street and tell the driver you would like a “short ride” or “Kurzstrecke” (note: this works only if you ask for the discounted price before the ride starts). Taxi service: 030 210101 or 030 443322

iii) Car

There is a fee-charging parking garage at the entrance on Sredzkistraße

– from 7am until 7pm | per hour or part there 1,50€

– from 7pm until 7am | per hour or part there 1,00€

– max. Daily rate 8,00€

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Accomodation

Below you’ll find some accommodation options, all close to the venue, sorted by price from cheapest to most expensive. A map is coming soon!

Catalonia Berlin Mitte

The Catalonia Berlin Mitte is the preferred hotel partner of OKFestival and we’ve negotiated special rates for conference attendees. Centrally located in the heart of downtown Berlin, the Catalonia Berlin Mitte is the ideal location to take in all that OKFestival and Berlin have to offer.

Address: Köpenicker Strasse 80-82 . 10179 Berlin-Mitte

Location: close to U8 station “Heinrich Heine”

Single room-rate: around 60 € PPPN (incl. VAT)

 

Hotel4Youth am Mauerpark

The Hotel4Youth am Mauerpark is located on the former border stripe of the Berlin Wall, right in the opposite of the legendary and famous Mauerpark. The hotel offers fresh and modern comfort for the stay. Get close to exciting history!

Address: Bernauer Straße 45, 10435 Berlin (Prenzlauer Berg)

Location: close to U8 station “Voltastraße”

Single room-rate: around 40 € PPPN (incl. VAT)

– lower rates are available in double rooms and dorms

Eastside Pension

Eastside Pension offers city lovers and business people alike a nice and comfortable accommodation. Their bike rental shop “Lila Bike” is located in the same building.

Address: Schönhauser Allee 2, 10435 Berlin (Prenzlauer Berg)

Location: Close to U2 station “Eberswalder Straße”

Single room-rate: from 32 to 44 € PPPN in a single room (incl. VAT)

– lower rates are available in double rooms and dorms

Wombats CITY HOSTEL Berlin

The Wombats CITY HOSTEL is a comfortable and popular backpacker hostel: a unique convergence of hotel and youth hostel, at which many facilities are shared among guests. The comfy lounge, the womBar on the rooftop with the view on Alexanderplatz and the guest kitchen are shared.

Address: Alte Schönhauserstraße 2, 10119 Berlin (Mitte)

Location: U2 station “Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz” on the doorstep

Single room-rate: Around 45 € PPPN in a single room (incl. VAT)

– lower rates are available in double rooms and dorms

Schall und Rauch

Schall und Rauch offers completely renovated rooms that tell a history of man than 100 years.

The rooms are lovely decorated and Schall und Rauch is located in a quiet area of Prenzlauer Berg. Connected to the hotel one will find the highly frequented restaurant of Schall und Rauch, that provides breakfast, a weekly menue and fine wines.

Address: Gleimstraße 23, 10437 Berlin (Prenzlauer Berg)

Location: Close to U2 and S-Bahn station “Schönhauser Allee”

Single room-rate: Around 45 € PPPN (incl. VAT)

– lower rates are available in double rooms and dorms

Hotel Transit Loft

Hotel Transit Loft is a modern hotel in an old factory. The yellow-brick, late 19th century building was modernised in 2001: Five floors offering a variety of leisure activities. The 47 rooms (1–5 beds) are bright, comfortable and functionally furnished.

Address: Immanuelkirchstraße 14 a, 10405 Berlin (Prenzlauer Berg)

Location: Close to Tram Hufelandstraße

Single room-rate: Around 49 € in PPPN (incl. VAT)

– lower rates are available in double rooms and dorms

citystay Hostel

citystay Hostel is located close to Hackescher Markt and the Museumsinsel. To easily discover the city, the hostel has its own bike rental and provides an all-you-can-eat-and-drink Breakfast buffet (4,80 €) that is certified from organic manufacturers.

Address: Rosenstraße 16, 10178 Berlin (Mitte)

Location: Close to the S-Bahn station “Hackescher Markt” and the S-Bahn and U-Bahn station “Alexanderplatz”

Single room-rate: Around 50 € PPPN (incl. VAT)

– lower rates are available in double rooms and dorms

The Circus – Hostel

The Circus Hostel is located in Prenzlauer Berg and provides cozy rooms, a David Hasselhoff Shrine and an Art Box. The hostel also offers free underground tours and DIY Walking Tours.

Address: Weinbergsweg 1A, 10119 Berlin (Prenzlauer Berg)

Location: U8 “Weinmeisterstraße” on the doorstep

Single room-rate: Around 55 € PPPN (incl. VAT)

– lower rates are available in double rooms and dorms

Pfefferbett Hostel Berlin

Pfefferbett Hostel Berlin is a quiet hostel where the guests have a courtyard or a garden outside their window. Just around the hostel’s corner is Kastanienallee, a very popular street with plenty of coffee shops, bars, restaurants and shops.

Address: Am Pfefferberg, Christinenstraße 18-19, 10119 Berlin (Mitte)

Location: Close to U2 Senefelder Platz

Single room-rate: Around 59 € PPPN (incl. VAT)

– lower rates are available in double rooms and dorms

MEININGER Hotel Berlin Prenzlauer Berg

The MEININGER Hotel Berlin Prenzlauer Berg is a hotspot for international travellers. It offers pool and table football, Wii and karaoke and has also a guest kitchen where guests can cook their own food.

Address: Schönhauser Allee 19, 10435 Berlin (Prenzlauer Berg)

Location: U2 Senefelder Platz in the doorstep

Single room-rate: Around 60 € PPPN (incl. VAT)

– lower rates are available in double rooms and dorms

Eastseven Berlin Hostel

The Eastseven Hostels fairly small size creates a low-key atmosphere and fosters a relaxed atmosphere where it’s easy to chat to the staff or make friends in the lounge, kitchen or in the cosy garden of the Hostel. Eastseven is located between the hustle and bustle of Berlin Mitte (the city’s central district) and charming Prenzlauer Berg.

Address: Schwedter Straße 7, 10119 Berlin (Prenzlauer Berg)

Location: Close to U2 Senefelder Platz

Single room-rate: Around 64 € PPPN (incl. VAT)

– lower rates are available in double rooms and dorms

Berlin Home

Berlin Home offers comfortable apartments for 1 to 6 persons. All apartments are furnished and located in the best areas of Prenzlauer Berg, where one will find all the famous spots like Kastanienallee, Kollwitzplatz or Mauerpark just in front of your door.

Address: Different addresses for each apartment – please visit the website

Rates: Around 80 € PPPN (incl. VAT)

Lux 11

Lux 11 is a luxury hotel in Berlin-Mitte created to welcome global travelers, whether it is their first or tenth time in Berlin. The hotel has its own urban Berlin style and individuality, which makes it the ideal place for trendy, independent travellers.

Address: Rosa-Luxemburg-Str. 9-13, 10178 Berlin (Mitte)

Location: Close to U8 Weinmeisterstraße and Alexanderplatz

Single room-rate: Around 129 € PPPN (incl. VAT)

– lower rates are available in double rooms

Soho House Berlin

Soho House Berlin is a private members’ club with 65 rooms, 20 fully serviced apartments and 4 spacious lofts. Set over eight floors of a restored Bauhaus building in the Mitte district, Soho House Berlin includes a Cowshed Spa and gym, a rooftop pool, restaurants, bars, a screening room and private Event spaces.

Address: Torstraße 1, 10119 Berlin (Mitte)

Location: Close to U2 Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz and Alexanderplatz

Single room-rate: Around 170 € PPPN (incl. VAT)

– lower rates are available in double rooms

The Weinmeister

The Weinmeister Hotel in Berlin-Mitte is a design hotel in Berlin with 84 rooms that aimes at business travellers from the film, music, fashion and other creative fields, as well as leisure travellers. Instead of TVs, each room is equipped with Apple iMacs which opens up an opportunity to the guests to explore the modern vibe of the hotel and the high technology it has to offer.

Address: Weinmeisterstraße 2, 10178 Berlin (Mitte)

Location: U8 Weinmeisterstraße on the doorstep

Single room-rate: Around 173 € PPPN (incl. VAT)

– lower rates are available in double rooms

Linnen

Linnen is a modern boutique-style “inn” with a lovely on-site café: more home, less hotel. In addition to 6 individually-styled rooms, they offer a separate three-room apartment in the same building.

Address: Eberswalder Straße 35, 10437 Berlin (Prenzlauer Berg)

Location: U2 Eberswalder Straße is right on the doorstep

Rates: Prices on request

This list doesn’t aim to be exhaustive – Berlin can offer plenty of accommodation solutions for any budget! To explore further options, we recommend you to check also on AirBnb (private and shared apartments), Be My Guest Berlin(private and shared apartments) and Booking.com (pensions and hotels).

 

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