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Almodovar Hotel
Ranked #144 of 634 Hotels in Berlin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2013 via mobile

This hotel is in a great part of the city with loads of organic shops and cafes, near to the east side gallery and easy access to other sites.

The hotel itself was super clean, and minimalist. Our room was spacious, had organic linen, toiletries and used non toxic paints etc etc.

We had breakfast in the hotel which was reasonable. Didn't have time to try out dinner or lunch. Once again, all organic and vegetarian. Also didn't get to try the spa upstairs.

The only downside was that only one person could use the wifi at once. Also, if you want something ironed, organize it the day before as they take it off the premise, iron then return by later in the afternoon. It's free though.

Great place if your into responsible travel!

  • Stayed June 2013
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Antwerp, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2013 via mobile

Recent erected hotel with combination of modern white architecture and wooden ecodesign interior elements. Very stylish if you'd ask me. Clean spaces, modern bath rooms, good lighting... Reception friendly & restaurant breakfast service a little too clean sec & dry. The place seems too new to handle people comfortly ;-), yet. To visit Berlin this is a splendid hide-away.

Stayed June 2013, travelled on business
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Downers Grove, IL
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2013

A recently opened, (2012) in the Friedrichshain section of Berlin. Easy walking distance to Ost-Bahnhof station. The breakfast buffet, vegitarian, is excellent. The rooms were very clean and quiet. I even used the yoga mats to do me back exercises. I selected the hotel since it was an easy 10 minute walking distance to my son's place, across the street from Schnee-Weiss Resturant; which incidently is an great place for dinner.

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled with family
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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2013

I didn't realise I'm such a geek until being very, very impressed by the yoga mat in my room. It almost made me rate this 5 stars. But then there was a lot of noise from the street in the room in the evening, and I couldn't figure out how to make the shower work, so there went the 5th star.

Pluses:
- Very good veggie food at lunch and meeting facilities
- Beautiful rooms with white cotton curtains and wooden floors
- Yoga mat in the room!
- The bed was ok
- The location was ok for a quick evening walk before a day of meetings
- Very friendly staff

Minuses:
- Traffic noise disturbed sleep
- In the morning, also the air conditioning was really loud
- The shower was too fancy, couldn't make it work
- Location would be a bit off for tourists I guess
- The pretty wooden floor was dirty (wouldn't have noticed if hadn't done yoga)
- Staff seemed unexperienced, meeting arrangements were not perfect

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled on business
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Prague, Czech Republic
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2013

We stayed at this hotel in apartman during ITB 3 nights. The hotel is brand new, staff was quite helpfull......rooms are spaceful and nice furnished. Extra bed was really small for two:-(
I propose to focus on better organisation of employee, control of cleanliness.....in the room was little bitte dust and old bag of tea etc.....but I believe that will be better:-)

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled on business
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South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2013

Almodovar Hotel markets itself as an eco-friendly lifestyle hotel. It is indeed a quirky and funky-looking place with great decor but it's really style over substance. Wooden floors look fab, but are incredibly noisy. I also found that the floors in the room were dirty and dusty, and it shows so much more on dark wooden floors... Attention to detail was lacking, for instance I didn't get a hand soap until after the second time my room was clean. Before that I had to get soap from the shower to wash my hands.
I'm also a little unsure of how eco-friendly the hotel actually is. For instance, there was a 20-page hotel manual in the room (half of it being international call rates) printed on only one side of each page. Surely a truly aware hotelier would ensure that paper-use is reduced by printing double sided?
The breakfast was different and interesting, with lots of little dishes (if you are ok with vegan/vegetarian food). However, many dishes were empty on the 3 occasions I had breakfast and it sometimes took up to 30 minutes before they were replenished.
Bring earplugs if you are a light sleeper as the wooden floors are incredibly noisy, not least the corridors. Indoors slippers may also be a good idea if you want to take your shoes off in the room without getting your feet/socks dirty.

  • Stayed February 2013, travelled on business
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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2013

I might be a bit biased, since we where informed at check in time that one of our superior rooms for some reason was upgraded to a suite. The suite was awesome by the way. Very spacious and beautiful. All the rooms comes with a yoga mat! But you will most likely be to busy exploring Berlin to use it much.

The staff is friendly and helpful. Location of the hotel was also very good, Friedrichshain is interesting and central. The rooms came with a complimentary vegetarian breakfast buffet. The buffet was excellent, a paradise if you are vegetarian. I was very impressed with the large selection of juices and teas. The coffee wasn't that great though.

  • Stayed October 2012, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Almodovar Hotel

Property: Almodovar Hotel
Address: Boxhagener Strasse 83, 10245 Berlin, Germany
Region: Germany > Berlin > Friedrichshain
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
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Ranked #144 of 634 Hotels in Berlin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Almodovar Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 60
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to BerlinThe Almodovar Hotel welcomes you to the heart of the Berlin Scene District of Friedrichshain inspired by the creative spirit of the vibrant cosmopolitan city of Berlin : modern - creative - global - lively.Centrally located on Boxhagener Strasse, the Almodovar Hotel has excellent links to all districts and is thus the ideal starting point for your stay in Berlin.The 60 rooms are individually decorated in a modern style using natural materials and offering a range of options from well-equipped standard rooms to spacious apartments. Enjoy delicious dishes from the vegetarian organic kitchen that will excite your senses. All our meals and beverages are sourced from controlled organic farming. After an energizing day in Berlin relax in our Wellness and Spa area high above the rooftops of Berlin in the sauna or enjoy our excellent wines and drinks in our cosy lounge bar. ... more   less 
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