Berlin, Germany

Hotel Gat Point Charlie

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Why We Love It

  • A modern hotel located near Checkpoint Charlie & the Kockstrasse U-Bahn station
  • The building was once the Stasi headquarters when Berlin was split by the wall
  • You can hire bikes & Wi-Fi is free throughout
  • There's a well-priced Vietnamese restaurant on site & there’s a wide choice at breakfast


Map & Directions

Berlin Schoenefeld Airport is a 20-minute drive away, which will cost around £25 in a taxi. Alternatively, take the train to Potsdamer Platz, and then walk the 10 minutes to the hotel. The journey will take around 40 minutes and cost £10. For those driving, parking is available nearby for 15€ per day.

Rooms & Rates

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Post World War II, the city of Berlin was split between the East and West, and this building had a key part to play as the headquarters of the Stasi (East Germany’s secret police). Today, it is the modern Hotel Gat Point Charlie, which is a stone’s through from Checkpoint Charlie – an ideal location for exploring all Berlin has to offer.

It’s an easy walk to Brandenburg Gate, Potsdamer Platz and the Trabi Museum, plus Kochstrasse U-Bahn station is only a few minutes’ walk to link to attractions further afield. It’s also possible to hire bikes for a day from the hotel.

On-site, there’s a good atmosphere in the bar and the Avan restaurant serves well priced Vietnamese fare. Expect dishes such as spicy grilled duck breast in a sweet and sour sauce, Vietnamese summer rolls and Loatian curry with chicken breast and coconut milk. In the morning, a varied buffet breakfast is served with hot options, cereal, yoghurt, meat, cheese, bread and pastries.

The rooms are minimalist and quiet, with blackout curtains, free Wi-Fi and powerful showers. Upgrade to a Junior Suite for more space, complimentary water and juice in the mini bar, and tea- and coffee-making facilities. 



  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • No pets allowed
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bike rental
  • Concierge service

Room amenities

  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Outdoor space for some rooms
  • Safe
  • Sitting area
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout


  • Hair-dryer
  • Separate shower


  • Parking (fees apply)

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


Check-in: Standard check-in time: 3pm. Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard checkout time: 12pm.

Children and additional guests: There is no extra bed available, families should book the Triple Room. Children are considered adults from the age of 13.

Pets: No pets allowed.

Fees: City tax included in the total price: 5% per room, per stay.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

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Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

*Unless otherwise stated, Travelzoo-exclusive extras are valid once per stay (based on two adults sharing). Value is an estimate based on double occupancy. Extras are only included with Member Rates and may not be available on all dates. Extras are non-transferable and have no cash value. Total value may vary depending on time of booking and availability. When included, breakfast may be limited to 2 guests per stay subject to hotel’s discretion. Other restrictions may apply; see our T&Cs for details.

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