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first time to berlin

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first time to berlin

i will be in berlin for the first time for two nights. i arrive into Tempelhof airport. how do i get to the city centre from there?

and coudl you recommended any nice and cheap accomadation in the city centre or near enough to it.

cheers

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1. Re: first time to berlin

BVG timetable

fahrinfo-berlin.de/Fahrinfo/bin/query.bin/en…

From: THF

Berlin is a widespread city without a single centre. Most sights are in the district Mitte.

Tempelhof airport is pretty central. Normally you'll use the U-Bahn U6 from there. An area with many hotels is e.g. around Friedrichstrasse station and Oranienburger Tor.

S-Bahn and U-Bahn network map

www.s-bahn-berlin.de/pdf/s-bahn_netz.pdf

accommodation

visitberlin.de/english/…

http://www.hrs.com

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2. Re: first time to berlin

Hello

My husband and I are planning a trip to Berlin and a few other places in Germany and Holland this coming fall...

This will be our first trip to Germany and Holland..

Just started reading the Berlin forum ... I have so many questions but thought I would first take the time to say Hello and read some of the past posts here..

abalada I have copied and saved the links you posted..They are very good and I know will be useful to us..

Thank You

and IrelandCassie enjoy you time in Berlin...

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3. Re: first time to berlin

Personally I've found it helpful to compare hotel rates on these three sites: www.hrs.com, www.hotel.de, www.ehotel.de. Some times the rates appear to be the same but thru one hotel booking service breakfast is included whereas you'd have to pay extra if booked thru the others.

I like the "Best Western Hotel Berlin Mitte" especially for its location and the fact that it's brand new, modern, built around a WW2 air raid bunker. It's in a quite side street just off Friedrichstrasse with walking distance to S-Bahn station Friedrichstrasse. Plenty of great restaurants and bars are in the area of the hotel and you can walk to the Brandenburg Gate/Reichstag areas as well as to Museum Island and the Alexanderplatz square area - and to the Oranienburger St. nightlife area!

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