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Nino Stoica

Member since: 2009
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Speaks english, german

MyBerlinStyle - downtown monument near Checkpoint Charlie - 11a

36 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights


Photos and Description of this Kreuzberg holiday apartment

Landmark of the famous Friedrichstrasse


'One of the most popular holiday properties in the region' Home Away

'WINNER - Best Vacation Rental, Berlin'

Downtown city landmark near Checkpoint Charlie

Best location if you want to reach most attractions on foot.


Gutschow house, built in 1895, a significant work of historicism (neo-Gothic and neo-Renaissance), is the symbol of the southern Friedrichstrasse because of the elaborate facade, its location and history. It is the only hotel in this area that 100% of the second World War II has survived. Perhaps because 1910-1990 was the Mecca of the magicians here by magic headquarters of the world famous magician Conradi-Horster?

2006 The Greens conjured a unique project: all tenants have received the right of first refusal for the entire house and thus the possibility in partnership with investors (first former bank directors, filmmakers later) to buy the house and rehabilitate. But why we have made use of this right? This is a part of the living past and present that you can experience. We call it MyBerlinStyle.

Reviews that ignite our passion:

'Feel the history; Love the Comfort 'by Curious Nellie:

'Six of us - women' d'un certain age'- stayed here at the beginning of this winter and werewolf all delighted with our choice. The building is beautiful Itself, redolent of end of empire flourish, while the apartment, with the gracious proportions of at Earlier era is warm and welcoming. We loved the beautiful original wooden floors, decorative plasterwork on the the bedroom ceilings, the sense of space, as well as the terrific shower in a stylish, modern bathroom. Our internal homemakers thrilled to the quality and solidity of the linens and general fittings (and dreamy beds). The kitchen is really well equipped so we did not just eat breakfast there but some prepared meals too, though there are some good restaurants close by. The main room and the bedrooms are really roomy, not even with 6 of us did it ever feel crowded. Marion, our host in Berlin, which welcoming and gave some really useful tips on eating out and things to do, and his welcome package which chosen with care - organic and delicious.

The location is great! so close to Museum Island did it makes a very comfortable stroll before a trip to the unmissable Pergamon. But if walking's not your thing then the wonderful Berlin public transport system is accessible only 2 mins away at the Cook Street stop. Another visit you must make is to the Jewish Museum Which is so only 2 mins walk from the building. This is a great city for history and culture fans, so get booking! you will not regret choosing this apartment as your base for your explorations. But first get fit and keep your luggage minimal; there are two flights to walk up. ' (Love Curious Nelly, Rooms 11 and 12 have since 2013 by a lift.)

More Details

Details for 11a 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, 2 Bathrooms


The building was in 2014 fully restored. An apartment with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, ecologically refurbished and equipped with products leading manufacturers, walls made of clay, shielded cables, floating oak floor, baseboard heater. The means: spelled, kapok and latex pillows, latex mattresses and Tencel (Celulose) ceiling of Dormiente, towels, bedding and curtains made from organic cotton (KBA) of Cotonea, water revitalization of EWO, faucets by Grohe, frameless floor-level glass shower the top series Davita by Schulte , red Dot design shower head Raindance by Hansgrohe, washbasin Architec toilet and bidet and Stark 2 of Duravit, natural stone tiles of red travertine, underfloor heating in the bathroom area. It was carried out an investigation after the Baubiologische Standard of Building Biology metrology. Cleaning with gently dosed organic fabric softener, without fragrances.

The apartment is for a maximum of 6 adults.

  • long term rentals available
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Nino Stoica (Owner)
Member since: 2009
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Speaks english, german

About Nino Stoica

MyBerlinStyle family: a philologist and translator born in Tbilisi, Georgia, a filmmaker born in Bucharest, Romania, two children born in Berlin. Before trained and worked in United Kingdom, China, Poland, Spain and Moldova. <BR>We live in the same house, enjoy meeting our guests, and if you wish, are eager to exchange experiences and tell the full story of MyBerlinStyle during a great weekend brunch in one of the restaurants we like.<BR><BR>

Nino Stoica purchased this apartment in 2006


based on 36 traveller reviews

average rating of 4.5833335 based on 36 reviews

Beautiful architecture

  • 5 of 5

New renovation just minutes from Checkpoint Charlie, shopping and restaurants.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great apartment and attentive hosts in a fascinating city!

  • 5 of 5

My family’s stay at this historic building was fantastic. The apartment was clean, airy, and centrally located. Our apartment had 3 large bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms. Perfect place to rest after a long day of sightseeing.

The owners were on vacation with their family when we were there. However, through emails and phone calls, they made sure that everything was perfect for our arrival, stay, and departure. My only regret is not being able to thank them in person!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent Accomodation in Berlin

  • 5 of 5

The property was most satisfactory in every way, very spacious, clean and well appointed. We appreciated all the inclusions such as tea, coffee etc as well as the washing machine and dryer. The building has been beautifully renovated and was convenient being close to 2 train stations and also popular tourist sites. The hosts were very helpful when we had a couple of queries. There is a Kaiser supermarket a short walk away and also other shops and restaurants. We loved our stay at Guschow house and would happily stay again, it is the best holiday rental I have ever booked on line anywhere I have visited.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely, Spacious Apartment! Very clean and good location!

  • 5 of 5

My family of 4 (2 adults and 2 teenage children) stayed in the apartment for 4 nights in early August. We were immediately impressed by the cleanliness of the apartment and the abundance of space for everyone. We all enjoyed having 3 bedrooms for everyone to spead-out and enjoy their own space. We also very much enjoyed the use of the washer/dryer in the apartment.

The check-in and check-out procedures were easy to follow and all communications with the owners were positive. There was a small maintenance problem with an exterior door that was fixed and follow-up on very expediently.

The location was a good for those vacationing as there was very easy access to the subways and trains nearby. We elected to eat our dinners in other neighborhoods as we were out sight-seeing most days and didn't want to eat too near Checkpoint Charlie (too touristy).

The apartment itself was very quiet but there was some construction going on nearby. As we noticed around town, there is construction going on throughout the entire city of Berlin (and likely will be so for some time) so it's just part of what comes with going to Berlin. We didn't find it too terrible by any means.

Overall, I would highly recommend this apartment to anyone traveling to Berlin.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic, very comfortable flat!

  • 4 of 5

The property is extremely well kept in an ideal location if you're visiting Berlin for the first time. Perfect apt for families.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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Spacious apartment with convenient location

  • 4 of 5

All communication regarding this apartment was met with almost instant response. The location is great! The apartment is airy, spacious, clean and comfortable. Highly recommend this location for your Berlin stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
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Nearest Airport
13 Kilometres
Flughafen Tegel TXL
Nearest Barpub
150 Metres
Hotel Angleterre
Nearest Ferry
400 Metres
Hallesches Tor Reederei Riedel
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Anhalter Bahnhof
Nearest Motorway
3.8 Kilometres
A100 Tempelhofer Damm
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Car: not necessary


This is the center where most attractions are within walking distance: 2 minutes to Checkpoint Charlie (the most famous symbol of the Cold War); Jewish Museum (the most important example of contemporary architecture) is our direct neighbor; 15 minutes Martin Gropius Bau (the main exhibition space); 20 minutes to the Potsdamer Platz (most popular attractions of the New Berlin); 15 minutes to the Gendarmenmarkt (one of the most beautiful market places); 30 minutes to the Brandenburg Gate (the symbol reunification) and the Reichstag (known landmarks); 30 minutes to Museum Island (UNESCO World Heritage) with: Altes Museum, Neues Museum, Old National Gallery, Bode Museum and Pergamon Museum. At Hallesches Tor (3 minutes) is the dock for Berlin's most popular boat tour: the bridge tour.

Art, beauty, multicultural

Is the new center of the Berlin art galleries at this point. Here is the line between alternative and multicultural district of Kreuzberg and the noble district Mitte. 'The culinary excellence town "- Tim Raue Restaurant (3 min), Lafayette (15 min), organic canteen of the Waldorf School Kreuzberg (7 min.), LPG - Europe's largest organic supermarket (10 min.).

Close by

a summary of daily 1,500 events (64 film festivals every year): Bread and Butter, Berlin Marathon, Carnival of Cultures, Gallery Weekend Berlin, DMY - International Design Festival, Velothon Marathon, Berlin Festival, Berlin Food Week, Berlin Art Week Berlin Web Week, Social Media Week, Festival of Lights, Berlin Jazz Festival, European Month of Photography, BerMuDa Berlin Music Days, Berlin Fairy Tale Days Christmas Gendarmenmarkt, New Year's Eve party at the Brandenburg Gate, Berlin Berlin International Film Festival, Long Night of Opera and Theatre, Long Science Night, Long Night of the Museums, Fête de la Musique, Berlin Clown Festival, Bergmannstraßenfest, Classic Open Air, Young Euro Classics, Popkomm, Berlin Music Week Festival of the Staatsoper, Berlin Christmas markets, etc.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday apartment in Kreuzberg, Germany

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
New Years Eve
28 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add A$93 per night, per additional guest
13 Apr 2017 - 17 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add A$93 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add A$72 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

sheets towels A$63
final cleaning A$126
Refundable Damage Deposit A$501
Stay tax 5.0% per night. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival.

Children under 15 years old are free of charge. Kinder unter 15 Jahren zahlen keine Miete.
The apartment is for maximum 6 adults. 2 additional places are for children only. Die Wohnung ist für maximal 6 Erwachsene. 2 Kinder können ausnahmsweise zusätzlich wohnen.

All transfer, bank or credit card charges has to be paid by the guest.
All Überweisungs-, Bank- und Kreditkartengebühren sind vom Gast zu tragen.

IMPORTANT ! This is a very quiet house, suitable for families with or without children or professionals and not for people drinking and being loud or coming back late in the night and disturbing the neighbors by loud behavior.
WICHTIG ! Dies ist ein sehr rühiges Haus für Familien mit oder ohne Kinder oder berufliche Reisen und nicht für Personen die Parties machen und keine Rücksicht auf die Nachbarn nehmen können.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Accommodation and facilities for 11a in Kreuzberg, Germany

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 108 m²
Location Type:
  • City Centre
  • Town
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • soap
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 01 - toilet , shower enclosure , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • hairdryer
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 01 - 1 extra lg. double bed , mostly 180x200cm. please ask if this important.
    Bedroom 02 - 2 single bed , mostly 100x200cm each. good also as double bed 200x200cm
    living room - 1 sofa bed/futon
  • We believe that our bed systems are the best you can buy. But this is not enough. The mixture makes perfect and this was developed by us. The bedrooms have Bettsystheme of Hüstler Nest (http: // www Hüsler nest ch /..), Dormiente (www dormiente com..), Viado of Froli (http:.. // Www FROLI com /) or Baumberger sleeping comfort ( http: // www baumberger sleeping comfort en /)... Organic sheets and towels of Cotonea (https: // www Cotonea de /..), Solid wood beds of MS-Schuon (http: // www ms-Schuon com /..). All these products you can try and buy from us. Arrange an appointment with us, if interest exist. Otherwise, enjoy a rare quality. All bedrooms are available separately and not as a connecting room (see floor plan).
  • Books ...
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • 35 bicycles
  • long term rentals available
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis