Best Spas in Berlin

With Berlin's reputation as a hub for nightlife and debauchery, there needs to be a quieter side to balance it out. Luckily, the German's obsession with spas and saunas continues both in and around Berlin. Here are the best spas in Berlin to heal yourself after a bender or a Berlin winter.

  • 01 of 07
    Club Olympus at Hyatt in Berlin
    ••• http://berlin.grand.hyatt.com

    Potsdamer Platz looks like all business and tourists, but up above the fray the Olympus Club of the Grand Hyatt is an oasis of modern luxury. The pool is flanked by panoramic views of the Berlin skyline and a rooftop terrace allows for visitors to enjoy the sun in warmer months. Step back inside to get the health benefits of the Finnish sauna, a Turkish steam bath and the solarium.

    • Address: Marlene-Dietrich-Platz 2, 10785 (Mitte)
    • Phone: 030 25531234
    • Day Rate: €70 per person (free for hotel guests)
    • Opening hours: Daily, 6:00 til 23:00
  • 02 of 07
    Thermen am Europa Center
    ••• http://thermen-berlin.de/

    Old West Berlin elegance is available atop one of the oldest mall in Europe, the Europa Center. A multi-level pool area opens to the outdoors where a massive roof deck provides lounge chairs, hot tub, sauna and cold water baths. Back inside, a vast array of services are available with male and female separated spas.

    • Address: Europa Center, Nürnberger Str. 7, 10787 (Zoologischer Garten)
    • Phone: 030 25531234
    • Day Rate: €21.90 day pass
    • Opening hours: Daily, 10:00 til 24:00
  • 03 of 07

    Sultan Hamam

    Sultan Hamam
    ••• www.sultanhamamberlin.de

    For a spa of an entirely different flavor, there are several excellent Turkish spas in Berlin. For example, Sultan Hamam is fit for a king - or a sultan.

    Turkish hammam services include the vital sauna and steam baths, as well as massage, waxing, pedicures, soaping and peeling. Immerse yourself in the decadent style of the Middle East as the staff guides newbies through the process. For women, Tuesday through Saturday offers women-only services.

    • Address: Bülowstraße 57, 10783 (Schöneberg)
    • Phone:  030 21 75 33 75
    • Day Rate: €19 for a 3-hour visit 
    • Opening hours: Daily, 10:00 til 24:00
  • 04 of 07
    Liquidrom Berlin
    ••• www.liquidrom-berlin.de

    Escape from everything in this modern thermal bath. As you enter the highly buoyant waters beneath the darkened dome, let the soft light and minimal splashing sounds quiet your mind and heal your body. 

    Once you have finished zoning out, sweat it out in the Himalayan salt sauna, steam room, or Kelo panoramic sauna.

    • Address: Möckernstraße 10, 10963 (Kreuzberg)
    • Phone:  030 258007820
    • Day Rate: €19.50 for 2 hours
    • Opening hours: Daily, 9:00 til 24:00
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  • 05 of 07
    Adlon Day Spa
    ••• http://www.kempinski.com/en/berlin/hotel-adlon/luxury-spa/

    I always point out this hotel as the site of Michael Jackson's infamous baby dangling, but it is better known for its upscale location within sight of the Brandenburg Gate.

    Inside, it holds a five-star, 9,000 square foot, three story wellness center. All marble and mosaics, it is the definition of opulence. Visitors can luxuriate in the men’s and women’s saunas, whirlpool and with specialized treatments. This is where to treat yourself.

    • Address: Behrenstraße 72 10117 (Mitte)
    • Phone:  49 30 2261 0
    • Day Rate: Services starting at €60
    • Opening hours: Daily, 10:00 til 20:00
  • 06 of 07
    Stastbad Neukoelln
    ••• www.berlinerbaeder.de/baeder/stadtbad-neukoelln/

    Leave the noisy public pool crowd behind as you make your way to the sauna complex. Opened in 1914, this elegant structure houses a Finnish,  herb, Roman steam spa and bio sauna. Complete your visit with a bout in the hot tub before cooling off between saunas in the icy plunge pool.

    • Address: Ganghoferstraße 3, 12043 (Neukölln)
    • Phone: 030 68249812
    • Day Rate: €19 day pass
    • Opening hours: Daily, 8:00 til 22:30
  • 07 of 07
    Spa de Rome
    ••• www.roccofortehotels.com/hotels-and-resorts/hotel-de-rome/spa-de-rome/rocco-forte-spas-philosophy/

    Just off Museuminsel, this high-end hotel features a word-class spa. Located in what was once bank headquarters, visitors can release their worries in the modern gym, walk amongst the massive marble columns and swim in the jewel vault (now a 65-foot swimming pool).

    • Address: Behrenstraße 37 10117 (Mitte)
    • Phone:  030 46 06 09 11 60 
    • Day Rate: €60 day pass
    • Opening hours: Daily, 10:00 til 20:00