Bold. Blaring. Buzzing. Berlin is a cutting-edge city that never stops—just like you. With unparalleled design, architecture, and cuisine, it's the ultimate workation spot for busy new entrepreneurs who like to get things done but still have the maximum amount of fun. Let's see how to level-up your next bleisure trip in Berlin:
For centuries, artists have flocked to Berlin for its vibrant creative scene. Everywhere you look—from graffiti-plastered alleyways to the sculptured glass dome that crowns the Reichstag—the city's artistic impulse is there.
Street art fans should head to Raw Gelände, where a languishing train repair station has given way to a thriving off-beat community of artists whose murals and edgy installations capture Berlin's gritty, resilient spirit. Take time to explore the urban art scene all over Berlin .
For a more formal art exploration, stop by Museum Island and spend an afternoon browsing the halls of the five museums in the middle of the Spree River.
If you think you know about the Berlin food scene, think again. Surprising twists on traditional cuisine and regional foods meet with chefs' commitment to sustainability and flavor. From an elevated take on simple, seasonal dishes amid cozy décor at EINS44 to the electric energy of VOLT housed in a former electric transformer station—it's clear why the buzzy Berlin scene has become a must-visit stop for foodies the world over.
Indulge in a roll-up-your-sleeves brunch in a minimalist setting at the popular Geist im Glas. Think: towering plates of pancakes smothered in maple syrup paired with a potent cocktail or three.
Treat your tastebuds to Japanese and American comfort food at the House of Small Wonder. Try their Tex-Mex spin on a classic side with Okinawan taco rice. Trust us.
Put on your finest and get ready to feast with a one-of-kind culinary experience from the best kitchen in the whole city. Experience the epitome of international cuisine at BLEND Berlin Kitchen and Bar, a fusion restaurant that utilizes flavors from around the globe in a high-polished, gallery-like setting.
Whether you're shopping for couture on Kurfürstendamm, touring the Brandenburg Gate, or staying in and answering those last-minute emails, where you stay can make or break your Berlin workation. In fact, you can utilize the super-quick check-in at Pullman Berlin Schweizerhof. Push out a little work in a flash so you'll be ready to make the most out of the city.
Luckily, this hotel is perfectly situated amid some of the city's must-see sights, like the Berlin Zoo. (You can even see some of the animals from your room!) And don't forget the shopping/dining/entertainment destination of Bikini Berlin adjoining the Zoo.
With lightning-fast Wi-Fi, over 18 conference rooms, and in-suite workstations, you'll be able to get down to business before you get down to having a good time. There's even a Fitness Lounge and Spa where you can burn off some cals on the machines or in the pool and regroup for your packed day ahead.
Although Berlin is a nonstop city, you'll still have a place to rest and recharge in style at Pullman Berlin Schweizerhof… even if the only rest you'll get is a quick nap.