Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz vs Pension Funk

Both hotels are praised by professional reviewers writing for major publications. Overall, Pension Funk scores slightly better than Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz. Pension Funk has a TripExpert Score of 76 with endorsements from 7 reviewers including Time Out, EuroCheapo and Lonely Planet.

Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz
Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz
7 / 10
Gabriele-Tergit-Promenade 19, 10963 Berlin
From $58 /night
  • Pet Friendly
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
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Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
"The style is clean and minimalist, and the philosophy 'eco'. In the restaurant, the Nordic tapas are a particular specialty." Full review
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"This Scandinavian import gets kudos for central location and spacious blonde-wood rooms with big bathrooms, as well as for going the extra mile when it comes to being green." Full review
Rough Guide Rough Guide
"Smart yet informal homage to Scandinavian design, part of the international hotel chain, in a no man’s land south of Potsdamer Platz that’s surprisingly close to much greenery."
BlackBook BlackBook
"563 guest rooms spread across eight floors, providing sweeping views of the city skyline."
Oyster Oyster
"Located near a popular square with a variety of entertainment, dining, and shopping options, Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz is an upscale, chain hotel with 564 modern rooms." Full review
Pension Funk
Pension Funk
7 / 10
Fasanenstrasse 69, 10719 Berlin
From $47 /night
  • Pet Friendly
  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast buffet
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Frommer's Frommer's
"Lying on a back street of the Kurfürstendamm in western Berlin, the home of actress Asta Nielsen has been restored and turned into first-rate and affordable accommodations." Full review
Concierge Concierge
"For a ridiculously affordable rate, hotel guests can count Gucci and Bulgari shops among their stylish neighbors... The Funk oozes atmosphere and charm."
DK Eyewitness DK Eyewitness
"One of the last historic Pensionen in Berlin, the hotel reveals its legacy even in the decor and furnishings: heavy curtains and carpets, old furniture from all periods."
Time Out Time Out
"The house, built in 1895, used to be home to the Danish silent movie star Asta Nielsen and has been lovingly restored." Full review
Rough Guide Rough Guide
"Interesting recreation of a prewar flat, with furnishings from the 1920s and 1930s, when Danish silent-movie star Asta Nielsen lived here."
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