Sofitel Berlin Gendarmenmarkt is a luxury 5-star hotel offering contemporary accommodation in the heart of Berlin. Highlights include free Wi-Fi, fine dining, a luxury spa and an excellent location next to Gendarmenmarkt. Mitte is the centre of the former East Berlin, featuring a large number of important historical sites, museums and galleries. Nearby places of interest include famous shopping street Friedrichstrasse, Checkpoint Charlie, the Brandenburg Gate, Museum Island, Alexanderplatz and Gendarmenmarkt, an elegant square featuring the Konzerthaus and the French and German Cathedrals. Franzoesische Strasse U-Bahn station is located in the vicinity, providing fast and easy access to other popular Berlin destinations. The hotel is housed in an elegant mid-rise building featuring an interior courtyard, a mansard roof and classic facade with decorative stonework. Facilities include a luxury spa with a modern gym, sauna, steam room and massage treatment rooms. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the premises. Classic rooms are 18sqm and decorated in a contemporary style with plush fabrics and wood furniture. They overlook the interior courtyard, Franzoesische Strasse or the Gendarmenmarkt. Amenities include air-conditioning, a flat-screen TV, safe, work desk, Bose stereo, bottled water and marble en-suite bathroom. Aigner is a Viennese-style restaurant offering Austrian specialities and fine wines in an elegant space, whilst guests can enjoy local beers and carefully crafted cocktails at the chic Aigner bar. A buffet breakfast is provided every morning and there are plenty of dining opportunities in the vicinity. The hotel has a 24-hour reception. Chargeable parking is possible onsite.