Rocco Forte Presents Hotel De Rome

The year is 1889 and the then Dresdner Bank has just completed its offices. It is the pride of East Berliners given that it occupies one of the most important squares in the city. Fast forward to 2014 and the former bank is today a 5-star hotel that attracts the well-heeled and upwardly mobile.

Imagine this; a former jewel vault is a swimming and the cashier's hall is a ballroom. Such is the transformation that you would hardly know that this building was a bank in the yesteryears. Oh, and the neighborhood is what every tourists would dream of staying in. It is just a walking distance to attractions such as Museum Island, designer shops, important monuments, and vibrant art scene.

The hotel has 109 rooms and 37 suites. Among the amenities you can expect to find here include;

  • Air conditioning
  • In-room safe
  • Room Service
  • Minibar
  • Coffee Making Facilities
  • King-size or queen-size beds
  • Bathrooms with marble finishes, bathtub and separate shower and
  • Views of St Hedwig's Cathedral, the Französische Strasse or our tranquil inner courtyard

For your dining needs, you will have an option of 3 places - La Banca Restaurant & Bar, Opera Court and the Rooftop Terrace. In these facilities, you will enjoy some of the best British cuisines and cocktails. For example at the Opera Court, you will sample over 30 different loose leaf teas while at the Rooftop Terrace, you will sample Ceviche made of tuna, avocado, coriander, ginger, tomato and chili.

If you are planning an event, you are welcome to use the state-of-the-art meeting facilities at the hotel. You will get services such as venue preparation and decoration, sound and visual equipment setup, catering services etc.

Popular holiday activities at the hotel include visiting the spa where you will get special attention and pampering, tour of the 1920's cabarets and cinema's, explore Berlin's wartime bunkers, spend a day at the Museum Island, and many more.

Sounds impressive? Make a reservation well in advance to avoid rush minute rush. You can also click here to view comments about the hotel on Trip Advisor.

By Kennedy Runo about Berlin

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