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Available Apartments:

1 bedroom apartments : 1591
2 bedroom apartments : 797
3 bedroom apartments : 446
Rooms: 1263
Studio : 237


Apartments in Kreuzberg: 170
Apartments in Prenzlauer Berg: 421
Apartments in Mitte: 654
Apartments in Friedrichshain: 258
Apartments in Neukölln: 89

Berlin Apartments for Rent

Germany's capital Berlin has it all! Culture, food, history and gorgeous nature. Just 24 hours in this cultural gem and you will turn into a true ‘Berliner’. Long-term travelers and expats alike want to rent an apartment or room in Berlin because its position as a global hub for arts, design and commerce. Nestpick's wide selection of Berlin apartments and rooms for rent long term, can be booked easy and smooth through a couple of clicks.

Types of Accommodations in Berlin

How to Find Furnished Apartments for Rent in Berlin, Germany

Nowhere produces a sense of excitement quite like the prospect of nesting in a long term apartment rental in Berlin. Ever since the height of the Weimar Republic, Berlin has always been at the centre of Europe’s intellectual, political and academic cross-currents. The main shopping area in the city is located in Alexanderplatz (U/S-Bahn Alexanderplatz) although there are countless independent, boutique and niche stores in the city. On Sunday, all commercial outlets are closed except for bars, restaurants and clubs, so make sure to stock up on groceries on Saturdays. Precisely because of its notoriety, apartments for rent in Berlin come and go quickly. Whether you need to rent student accommodation in Berlin, a furnished or apartment or even rooms in Berlin and plan on staying for a at least one month, you will find something to suit you on Nestpick. If you are looking for 1 bedroom apartments for rent or studio apartments for rent though, then you're in luck, and will have a wide selection to choose between.

When moving to Berlin for longer than three months, remember that you will have to register at the city: you will need to get a document called an Anmeldung. For many expats this is a tricky process because of the bureaucracy involved, but thankfully we explain everything you need to know about the anmeldung and how to get it in our blog.

Most Popular Areas for Renting Apartments in Berlin, Germany

  • Kreuzberg Apartments for Rent: Trendy neighborhood favored by students, young expats and late-night party revelers.
  • Neukölln Apartments for Rent: Large neighborhood frequented by expats and a large Turkish population with many renovated spaces that are now popular cafes, bars and parks.
  • Friedrichshain Apartments for Rent: Home to older expats, young families, older residents and aspiring artists.Formerly a part of East Berlin, this youthful, happening neighbourhood is easily accessible and houses many middle-income residents and expats comfortably.
  • Prenzlauer Berg Apartments for Rent: Prenzlauer Berg is a large, more upscale, quiet neighborhood, popular for families and older, established expats.
  • Mitte Apartments for Rent: Features a large part of Berlin's budding tech sector. A central, upscale neighborhood, you'll find many entrepreneurs and business professionals.

Useful Information before moving to Berlin

Gay-friendly neighborhoods in Berlin

Berlin has always been a very progressive city, and the gay scene has been very active since the beginning of the 20th century. If you are looking for a gay-friendly environment to live in, Berlin is definitely a top pick. Read more about it in our article about the gay scene in Berlin per area: you will see that every Kiez has something for you.

Getting a visa for Berlin, Germany

To apply for a visa for a long-term stay in Germany, you need firstly open a blocked account through Deutsche Bank or other German banks . This will prove that you have enough financial resources to live in Germany for at least one year, when you apply to study in university and rent an apartment. After you found your accommodation, don’t forget that the first thing to do is to register your address in order to get the proof that you are living in Berlin and you are already registered. You need the Anmeldung proof for your health insurance and many other things, if you’ll stay in Germany for more than 3 month.

Finding Student Accommodation in Berlin

Berlin has five public universities: Humboldt Universität, Freie Universität, Universität der Künste, Potsdam Universität and the Technische Universität. Finding a place to live in Berlin as a student can seem overwhelming, with so many factors to bear in mind. You probably want somewhere affordable, close to the university, located in a lively area... the list goes on and on!

Many students in Berlin live in "Studentenwohnheime" (student housing) provided by their university. While these are good short-term options, most students choose to move to a "WG" ( shared flat) at some point, as it opens up more possibilities in terms of space and location. These student apartments are also a perfect way to make friends in a new city and mix with the locals. If you would rather live on your own, another possibility is to find a short term rental in a studio. Either way, short term rents are very easy to find and typically don't require a lot of paperwork.

Looking for a Studio Apartment as a Student in Berlin: What You Need to Know

Short and medium term rentals will be the easiest to arrange as student arriving fresh in the city. The paperwork and financial requirements will differ depending on the agency you use, but usually a copy of your student ID will be required, as well as a copy of your scholarship certificate if you have one. If you are doing an internship in Berlin, a copy of your contract is commonly needed. If you are looking to rent a room in a shared apartment, often it will be the current flatmates who make the decision about whether or not you get the room, rather than the landlord. Make sure to sign a contract (Untermietvertrag), and that it mentions the security deposit, to make your stay official. Although they are a bit far from the city center three districts can be considered for students which are Pankow apartments, Spandau apartments and Tempelhof-Schoneberg apartments as they have fairly cheaper apartments compare to the rest of the city.

About Berlin

How much does it cost to rent an apartment in Berlin?
The average rental price in Berlin for apartments are in between 790 € and 3,439 €.
How big is a Berlin apartment?
Although sizes may vary depending on your selection of bedrooms,Berlin apartment is start from 25m² and could go up to 136m².
How to find apartments for rent in Berlin?
Berlin's population count might make things slightly difficult for new comers to find a place when they first move in. We suggest that you use Nestpick's smart tool to look for your new home, as well as if you are a student reach out to your school's counsiling to find a rental in Berlin.
Is rent cheap in Berlin?
The rent in Berlin might change in between 790 € and 3,439 €. Compare to other big cities in Germany, rent in Berlin is relatively reasonable.
Who can rent apartments in Berlin?
Anyone is looking for accommodation can rent an apartment in Berlin as long as they are +18 years old.