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Apartments in Berlin

Furnished & Serviced apartments in Berlin

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. It does not matter whether you are in need of a room for rent or a fully furnished or serviced apartment, you will be able to find your desired Nest on Nestpick.

Apartment Hotels in Berlin

Apartment Hotel & Serviced Apartments for Rent in Berlin

Most of the larger hotels are situated in and around the city centre, on the western side. Close to and around Potzdamer Platz, the boulevards are larger and more luxury hotels will be found in this area. Apartment hotels in Berlin are relatively new, and it is due to the growth in popularity of independent apartments for short term rent in cities, hotels have twigged this and have started to offer a solution, the apartment hotel.

Berlin apartment hotels are more expensive that hotel rooms but are more comfortable for a family with several children, or a couple looking to stay somewhere longer term. Serviced apartment in Berlin are also growing in popularity, both in the west and east of the city. A fully furnished apartment that is modern,will have the amenities of a hotel, like a gym, swimming pool and car park.



Featured Properties

1,250 €
HousingAnywhere

Apartment in Köpenicker Straße, Berlin

1,590 €
Spotahome

Modern 1-bedroom apartment for rent in Mitte

498 €
Spotahome

Studio apartment for rent in Treptow-Köpenick

1,600 €
Wunderflats

Cute and wonderful suite in Dahlem

6,980 €
HomeAway

Magnificent 160sqm large apartment for up to 11 people in Pankow / Prz

1,725 €
Wunderflats

1 bedroom apartment Friedrichshain

2,700 €
Wunderflats

STUNNING. UNIQUE. UPSCALE. MITTE

1,140 €
Uniplaces

Lovely studio next to the S Landsberger Allee (Berlin) train station

4,392 €
HomeAway

F. Attic2, in the alternative and modern district of Friedrichshain

2,000 €
Wunderflats

Serviced Apartment - Pine Superior Balcony

597 €
Roomster

one bedroom very spacious.

1,500 €
Wunderflats

Big and stylish apartment in the heart of Neukölln

1,924 €
Homelike

Modern apartment with balcony in Mitte

550 €
Spotahome

Double bed in Bedroom for rent in cool 2-bedroom apartment in Marzahn-

1,881 €
Spotahome

Modern 1-bedroom apartment to rent in Friedrichshain

1,800 €
Wunderflats

Amazing Apartment with "Island-Feeling" at the River Spree

1,550 €
Wunderflats

Paradiso sep. Bedroom & terasse / DoormanserviceQuiet loft (Mitte)

1,190 €
Homelike

Trendy luminous 2 room appartment with high ceilings, 55sqm

3,132 €
HomeAway

Prenzlauer Berg, Charming for living and business

2,222 €
HomeAway

Centrally located, comfortably furnished house (65 m2) amidst nature

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Recent properties

5,183 €
HomeAway

Miniloft - Unique Loft Apartment, Prizewinning Architecture

2,104 €
HomeAway

Ideal for family and / or friends - Quiet / rural and city close

450 €
HousingAnywhere

Room in Helga-Haase-Straße, Berlin

1,500 €
Wunderflats

Over the roof tops of Berlin - Prenzlauer Berg

1,500 €
Wunderflats

Lovely & beautiful flat

550 €
Spotahome

Double bed in Bedroom for rent in cool 2-bedroom apartment in Marzahn-

378 €
Roomster

FLATSHARE IN BERLIN

2,500 €
Wunderflats

Penthouse in Britz

2,660 €
HomeAway

Apartment MIRÓ-BILE: a taste of art, southward balcony, in the city ce

2,680 €
HomeAway

Apartment Atze - Apartment Atze Berlin

2,464 €
HomeAway

tastefully furnished & quiet apartment in West Lichterfelde

1,980 €
Wunderflats

Awesome, sunny flat in top location Berlin Mitte

3,293 €
HomeAway

Apartment Atze Berlin Mitte / OT Wedding

1,450 €
HousingAnywhere

Apartment in Hobrechtstraße, Berlin

1,690 €
Uniplaces

Bright and modern 1-bedroom apartment near Kudamm

2,243 €
tempoFLAT

2 room apartment in Berlin - Mitte, furnished, temporary

1,500 €
Spotahome

Chic apartment with 2 bedrooms for rent in Friedrichshain

1,644 €
Spotahome

Chic apartment with 2 bedrooms for rent in Moabit

11,099 €
HomeAway

GreatStay - Bödikerstr. 4 BR apartment for groups

520 €
Uniplaces

Amazing single bedroom in Adlershof

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Featured Apartments

2,249 €
HomeAway

Super * * * * Apartment at the main station with terrace, internet, wa

2,050 €
Homelike

In the middle of Berlin Mitte - a quiet little oasis

1,430 €
Spotahome

Spacious 1-bedroom apartment for rent in Schöneberg

1,670 €
Wunderflats

Modern 2-room-apartment with balcony next to Kurfürstendamm

6,628 €
HomeAway

Nice maisonette apartment

1,499 €
Homelike

Kudammnahe and stylish old style apartment

1,200 €
HousingAnywhere

Apartment in Jansastraße, Berlin

1,600 €
Wunderflats

Fashionable apartment in Wilmersdorf

1,500 €
Wunderflats

Classy maisonette apartment in Berlin

2,342 €
Spotahome

Sunny 1-bedroom apartment for rent near U-Bahn in Mitte

1,661 €
Wunderflats

Beautiful apartment in Steglitz, Berlin

2,470 €
Wunderflats

2 bedroom apartment Berlin Steglitz Albestr.

4,017 €
HomeAway

W14, in the authentic and well-connected neighborhood of Wedding

2,926 €
HomeAway

Fantastic Studio Apartment 1

1,450 €
Spotahome

Stylish 1-bedroom apartment for rent in Steglitz-Zehlendorf

1,428 €
tempoFLAT

2 room apartment in Berlin - Wilmersdorf, furnished

3,530 €
Wunderflats

High end furnished apartment in the city centre

1,322 €
Spotahome

Serene 1-bedroom apartment for rent near Fritz-Schloss Park in Moabit

1,062 €
HomeAway

Zentrumsnahes study with bathroom in Paradise

1,390 €
HousingAnywhere

Apartment in Bochumer Straße, Berlin

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Featured Rooms

700 €
Spotahome

Double bed in Rooms for rent in an attractive 2-bedroom annexe house i

600 €
Spotahome

Double bed in Rooms for rent in an attractive 2-bedroom annexe house i

597 €
Roomster

one bedroom very spacious.

550 €
Spotahome

Double bed in Bedroom for rent in cool 2-bedroom apartment in Marzahn-

839 €
Uniplaces

Charismatic double bedroom near the Ernst-Reuter-Platz metro

540 €
HousingAnywhere

Room in Friedrichstraße, Berlin

400 €
Uniplaces

Bed in a shared triple bedroom in Tiergarten

389 €
Uniplaces

Spacious single bedroom in residence near HTW

1,200 €
Spotahome

Double Bed in Rooms for rent in modern 5-bedroom apartment in Wilmersd

509 €
HousingAnywhere

Room in Ostendstraße, Berlin

690 €
Uniplaces

Spacious single bedroom in a 5-bedroom flat, close to the Beuth Hochsc

539 €
Uniplaces

Roomy double bedroom in Kreuzberg

465 €
HousingAnywhere

Room in Wilhelminenhofstraße, Berlin

450 €
Uniplaces

Single bedroom with an enclosed balcony in Friedrichshain

530 €
Spotahome

Single Bed in Rooms for rent in bright apartment with 3 bedrooms in Ne

580 €
HousingAnywhere

Room in Friedrichstraße, Berlin

581 €
Spotahome

Single Bed in Bright rooms for rent in modern and central apartment in

650 €
Spotahome

Double bed in Bedroom for rent in cool 2-bedroom apartment in Marzahn-

470 €
HousingAnywhere

Room in Kreuzbergstraße, Berlin

550 €
HousingAnywhere

Room in Kolonnenstraße, Berlin

550 €
Spotahome

Single Bed in Rooms for rent in bright 6-bedroom apartment in Treptow-

609 €
Uniplaces

Roomy single bedroom in the vicinity of Berlin University of the Arts

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Rent a Room in Berlin

Rooms & Flatshares for Rent in Berlin

Berlin has always been a great city for its residents, a strong emphasis on renters rights is written into the Law here. Through rent controls and a distrust of big business, local Berliners have managed to keep the city cheap whilst the rest of Europe (e.g Paris and London) exploded in rental prices. One of the cheapest options is to rent a room in Berlin, this is a very popular move with young professionals who are moving to the city as it allows for a great social life and a new group of contacts.

Flatshares in Berlin are very popular and apartments here are spacious, with large bedrooms and smaller kitchens, Rooms in Berlin for rent can vary in price and popularity. One of the most popular areas of the city is Kreuzburg, to rent a room in Kreuzburg will cost anything between 250 and 600 € a month.

Finding Apartments & Rooms for Rent in Berlin

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. From its public architecture to its international cuisine, an influx of global nomads, a booming outcrop of tech industry jobs, a nightlife that services opera-goers and EDM lovers alike, there is no word that encapsulates the city’s contradictions adequately.

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 and roomsfor rent in Berlin come and go quickly. Whether you need to rent student accommodation, furnished or serviced apartment, 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.

Overview of Popular Areas for Apartments & Rooms in Berlin, Germany


Kreuzberg Apartments for Rent

One half of the Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg duo, Kreuzberg is the West Berlin twin separated when the Wall went up in 1961, and now reunited since 1989. Expats and travellers looking for Berlin apartments for rent long term in this area should be forewarned: make coffee your friend because with all the goings-on about town, you’ll be hard pressed to find a moment of rest. Stocked to the brim with nightclubs, art galleries such as the Berlinische and street food galore, Kreuzberg is the perfect spot to live and play. It all starts with a thick underground punk scene with roots dating back to 1978 and that exists today in SO36, the legendary nightclub with a flair for alternative music and parties. On Tuesdays and Friday’s, Kreuzberg’s Turkish population comes alive as vendors erect the city’s largest Turkish market in the city along the canal. But if that's too energetic then you can always take a calming walk through Viktoriapark, Berlin’s highest point, with a 24 meter (artificial) waterfall and two fragrant vineyards.

Kreuzberg in bullet points

  • A village feel with lots of cool shops, bars and restaurants
  • Görlitzer Park, packed during the summer and the venue for the infamous May Day celebration
  • Canal-side apartment blocks and treelined streets
  • Convenient connections: Kottbusser Tor, Görlitzer Bahnhof
  • Close to the River Spree and the East Side Gallery
  • Watch the sun set from Admiralbrücke
  • Eat, drink and be merry on Oranienstraße

470 €
HousingAnywhere

Room in Kreuzbergstraße, Berlin

2,926 €
HomeAway

Fantastic Studio Apartment 1

1,250 €
HousingAnywhere

Apartment in Köpenicker Straße, Berlin

6,338 €
HomeAway

Wilhelm Friends apartment in Kreuzberg with WiFi & balcony.

2,500 €
Homelike

Furnished, stylish 3-room attic apartment with terrace, balcony, eleva

1,200 €
Spotahome

Sleek and modern studio apartment for rent in Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg

1,130 €
HousingAnywhere

Apartment in Böckhstraße, Berlin

539 €
Uniplaces

Roomy double bedroom in Kreuzberg

5,196 €
HomeAway

Family Cosy B 4.5 apartment in Kreuzberg with WiFi, shared terrace &am

5,336 €
HomeAway

Wilhelm Weiss II apartment in Kreuzberg with WiFi, balcony & lift.

1,490 €
Homelike

Cozy 1.5 room apartment with terrace in the heart of Berlin

6,242 €
HomeAway

Spacious Mehringplatz III apartment in Kreuzberg with WiFi, balcony &a

2,200 €
Wunderflats

Modern & bright large apartment 3 rooms

1,447 €
Spotahome

Stylish 1-bedroom apartment for rent in Kreuzberg, near U-Bahn

2,500 €
Wunderflats

Gorgeous and new home in popular area

595 €
Spotahome

Cozy studio apartment for rent in Kreuzberg

650 €
HousingAnywhere

Room in Neuenburger Straße, Berlin

539 €
Medici Living

Room in Charlottenstraße

2,856 €
HomeAway

Cosy A 2.4 apartment in Kreuzberg with WiFi, shared terrace & lift

2,350 €
Wunderflats

Fully furnished 2 room apartment in Kreuzberg!

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Neukölln Apartment Rentals

Neukölln is a Berlin favourite and melting pot of expats and immigrants with a distinctly Turkish flavour to it, lending it the fond moniker "Little Istanbul". Neukölln is being transformed from a working class, mainly immigrant area, into a district full of bijou 'living room' bars, clubs and cafes. Renting in this Berlin district means rubbing shoulders with international artists, academics, and progressives who are active globally. Neukölln has plenty of open space and an abundance of charm, with renovated public parks, relaxing open-air bars and graffiti-covered cafes. Its residents are an eclectic mix of global citizens and it’s hard to find a more child and artist friendly neighbourhood in Berlin.Apartments for rent in Berlin, Neukölln, remain fairly reasonably priced and you can still find a bargain, despite the area's continued popularity.

1,200 €
HousingAnywhere

Apartment in Jansastraße, Berlin

1,175 €
Spotahome

Apartment with 1 bedroom and balcony for rent in Neukölln

1,300 €
Spotahome

Studio apartment for rent in Neukölln

530 €
Spotahome

Single Bed in Rooms for rent in bright apartment with 3 bedrooms in Ne

1,500 €
Wunderflats

Big and stylish apartment in the heart of Neukölln

1,150 €
Spotahome

Eclectic 2-bedroom apartment with balcony and pool access to rent in b

1,200 €
HousingAnywhere

Apartment in Lenaustraße, Berlin

2,020 €
Wunderflats

Bright central apartment in Kreuzkölln

3,300 €
Wunderflats

Beautiful, modern and central Apartment

1,390 €
Homelike

Stylish rooftop flat in great location - View over Berlin

1,600 €
Wunderflats

Wonderful, beautiful studio in Neukölln (Berlin)

1,156 €
Spotahome

1-bedroom apartment for rent in Neukölln

560 €
Spotahome

Single Bed in Rooms for rent in a 2-bedroom apartment with balcony in

1,213 €
Uniplaces

Modern studio in Neukölln

2,150 €
Wunderflats

New 4-room flat in the green heart of Buckow

375 €
HousingAnywhere

Room in Hermannstraße, Berlin

1,350 €
HousingAnywhere

Apartment in Reuterstraße, Berlin

1,032 €
Uniplaces

Cosy studio in Neukölln

1,770 €
Wunderflats

Charming artist 2-bedroom-apartment in Neukölln with balcony (870)

530 €
HousingAnywhere

Room in Treseburger Ufer, Berlin

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Friedrichshain Apartments to Rent

Formerly a part of East Berlin, this youthful, happening neighbourhood is easily accessible and houses many middle-income residents and expats comfortably. It still retains a faint air of artistic activism and 20th century European intellectualism rife in its eclectic street bars and patios. Whilst Friedrichshain is a popular spot for student accommodation in Berlin, it’s also home to many young families and older residents who are involved within the arts. Irrepressibly expressive, residents of Friedrichshain happily restore and convert old industrial buildings into gallery spaces, loft living quarters and renovated co-working spaces. While there are several informal bars serving up cheap brews, several more well-maintained boutiques and cafes line the street. Friedrichshain is attractive to both tourists for its underground techno parties and residents exploring their own backyards. The area is close to the river Spree and is connected to Kreuzberg by the famous Oberbaumbrücke (Oberbaum Bridge). The East Side Gallery, featuring buildings preserved with intricate graffiti murals, is a particular draw.

Friedrichshain is home to Berlin’s (infamous) nightclub, Berghain, which each week draws thousands of locals and tourists to its techno parties. Flats to rent in Berlin, Friedrichshain are a mixture of Alt- and Neubau and many of the streets are pretty, treelined and graffitied. There's a food market every Saturday and a general market every Sunday on Boxhagener Platz. Although undergoing gentrification and its attractiveness to tourists, the area retains an identifiable character with its numerous independent shops, bars, restaurants and markets.

2,240 €
HomeAway

Upscale living environment on water

603 €
HousingAnywhere

Apartment in Warschauer Straße, Berlin

1,725 €
Wunderflats

1 bedroom apartment Friedrichshain

450 €
Uniplaces

Single bedroom with an enclosed balcony in Friedrichshain

1,600 €
Wunderflats

Lovely and cozy 60 sq m Apartment in Friedrichshain Berlin for short t

3,000 €
Wunderflats

One of a Kind Mid-Century Gem (Mitte/Friedrichshain)

4,392 €
HomeAway

F. Attic2, in the alternative and modern district of Friedrichshain

1,881 €
Spotahome

Modern 1-bedroom apartment to rent in Friedrichshain

1,800 €
Wunderflats

Amazing Apartment with "Island-Feeling" at the River Spree

2,225 €
Homelike

Generous, warm atmosphere

1,059 €
Spotahome

Modern studio apartment for rent in Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg area

1,950 €
HousingAnywhere

Apartment in Friedrich-Junge-Straße, Berlin

1,500 €
Wunderflats

Light, modern apartment with garden - sat right on the river Spree

1,590 €
Wunderflats

New & pretty apartment in Friedrichshain

1,190 €
Spotahome

Stylish studio apartment with gorgeous terrace for rent in Friedrichsh

2,000 €
Wunderflats

Newly furnished 2 bedroom apartment with 2 bathrooms in Friedrichshai

825 €
HousingAnywhere

Room in Rochowstraße, Berlin

1,650 €
Wunderflats

Fully furnished 1 Bedroom apartment in Friedrichshain with community &

20,857 €
HomeAway

Avocado Cream apartment in Friedrichshain with WiFi, integrated air co

2,000 €
Wunderflats

Amazing and cute apartment with balcony in the heart of Friedrichshain

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Prenzlauer Berg Apartments for Rent

Prenzlauer Berg sits between Mitte and Friedrichshain, and after Mitte is one of the more upmarket areas of former East Berlin. Here you can find the remains of the Berlin Wall, Mauer Park with its infamous Sunday karaoke and flea market, as well as the chic boutiques of Kastanienallee and around Kollwitz Platz. Prenzaluer Berg is a popular area for families looking for private accommodation in Berlin given the number of playgrounds and parks found amongst its residential streets.

1,288 €
Homelike

Modern and Bright Studio in Prennzlauerberg

1,180 €
Spotahome

Gorgeous apartment with 1 bedroom for rent in central Prenzlauer Berg

1,422 €
Homelike

Elegant and Bright Studio

1,550 €
Wunderflats

Paradiso sep. Bedroom & terasse / DoormanserviceQuiet loft (Mitte)

3,216 €
HomeAway

Tilda - cozy apartment * renovated in November 2017 *

3,132 €
HomeAway

Prenzlauer Berg, Charming for living and business

1,900 €
Wunderflats

Wonderful, sunny apartment in Prenzlauer Berg with balcony and Loggia

910 €
Spotahome

Charming studio apartment for rent in Prenzlauer Berg

1,750 €
Spotahome

Apartment with 1-bedroom for rent in Prenzlauer Berg

1,400 €
Spotahome

Charming apartment with 1 bedroom and balcony for rent in Prenzlauer B

1,140 €
Uniplaces

Lovely studio next to the S Landsberger Allee (Berlin) train station

2,500 €
Wunderflats

Great, clean suite in very attractive area

1,190 €
Homelike

Trendy luminous 2 room appartment with high ceilings, 55sqm

1,400 €
Homelike

Design Apartment in Prenzlauer Berg, calm and light

1,550 €
Wunderflats

Awesome and fashionable apartment in Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin

1,919 €
Homelike

Grand Apartment

4,296 €
HomeAway

Above the rooftops of Berlin with lift

1,590 €
Wunderflats

Clean & gorgeous home in popular area

1,677 €
Wunderflats

Awesome and great flat in Prenzlauer Berg

2,650 €
Spotahome

Spacious apartment with 2 bedrooms for rent close to Mauerpark in Pren

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Mitte Apartments for Rent

From the “mitte” of Mitte — that is to say, from the “middle” of Mitte — rises the unmistakeable form of the Reichstag, the German parliament building. Given its central location, Mitte is home to luxury boutiques, galleries, Berlin’s central station (Hauptbahnhof) and the Tiergarten: Berlin’s 520 acre inner-city park that is a true ode to nature. Apartments for rent in Berlin within Mitte are very reasonable in residential areas such as Moabit and Wedding, with furnished apartments for rent closer to the ministry buildings generally more expensive. Because of its central location and Berlin’s healthy startup and tech sector, many of Mitte’s residents are young entrepreneurs, developers, international practicing artists and students. Berlin is considered the new startup capital of Europe and the majority of firms are located in Mitte, particularly around Rosenthalerstrasse and Schönhauser Allee. The area is known colloquially as 'Silicon Allee'. Humboldt University is in the area with more than 33,000 students. Given this youthful vibe together with the more serious governmental employees, Mitte is a sector whose bars, restaurants and shops can service both the trendy and the elegant.

1,590 €
Spotahome

Modern 1-bedroom apartment for rent in Mitte

2,700 €
Wunderflats

STUNNING. UNIQUE. UPSCALE. MITTE

2,050 €
Homelike

In the middle of Berlin Mitte - a quiet little oasis

597 €
Roomster

one bedroom very spacious.

1,890 €
Homelike

Charming studio in the middle of Berlin

540 €
HousingAnywhere

Room in Friedrichstraße, Berlin

3,300 €
Homelike

Comfort apartment with conservatory

690 €
Uniplaces

Spacious single bedroom in a 5-bedroom flat, close to the Beuth Hochsc

2,342 €
Spotahome

Sunny 1-bedroom apartment for rent near U-Bahn in Mitte

1,700 €
Wunderflats

Calm and perfectly located apartment in Mitte, Berlin

3,900 €
Wunderflats

Fantastic 3 bedroom apartment on Weinbergs Park in Mitte

1,790 €
Wunderflats

Awesome and gorgeous apartment

6,685 €
HomeAway

Heart of Berlin Hackescher Markt Berlin Mitte

3,530 €
Wunderflats

High end furnished apartment in the city centre

2,100 €
Spotahome

Cheerful apartment with 1 bedroom for rent in Mitte

3,740 €
Homelike

Your BERLIN MITTE Sanctuary | Midcentury Modern 3-Bedroom Apartment in

1,650 €
Homelike

Charming apartment in Berlin's city center

1,198 €
Spotahome

Sunny apartment with 1 bedroom for rent near U-Bahn in Mitte

1,700 €
Wunderflats

Wonderful flat in Mitte

1,450 €
Spotahome

Charming studio apartment for rent in Mitte

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Furnished apartments for rent in Berlin

Berlin’s rental market is extremely buoyant and it can be notoriously difficult to secure Berlin apartments for rent long term, as many people in the city only rent out their rooms or apartments from a few days to a couple of months. All of our properties are available for rent from the mid- to long-term. That means anywhere from three months to three years. Ask almost any newcomer to Berlin how many apartments they’ve lived in since arriving in the city and you’ll be surprised (possibly even shocked!) at the number. Finding flats to rent in Berlin long term can be a drawn out and stressful process. Competition for long term flats can be fierce. It’s customary for potential tenants to arrive at a viewing with all the required documents and even the full deposit. You’ll often have the pleasure of viewing the flat with countless other hopefuls (who will all probably have the correct documentation and funds as well). With Nestpick you can book Berlin apartments for rent long term up to four months in advance, entirely online from anywhere in the world. There are no viewings, no endless email exchanges. Finding fully furnished flats to rent long term just got a whole lot easier.

As the worlds of work and education become increasingly global, people are coming to expect to move into their new home without the hassle, or the expense, of having to furnish it themselves. We want to make your next move the easiest ever; think of the time and money you’ll save by not spending hour upon hour in IKEA.

What exactly constitutes our furnished apartments to rent in Berlin? The basics that we expect from landlords are a bed, a desk, seating and an adequate amount of storage. However, the majority of our apartments are more comprehensively furnished. For our flats to achieve ‘verified’ status, the flat must include at least the above items.

Berlin flats don’t have an identifiable style but are generally divided between Altbau (old building) and Neubau (new buildings). The former tend to come with high ceilings, wooden floors and original features, the latter are generally post-war blocks of good proportions with a utilitarian style.


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.



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.

Whatever you think is best for you, we have all of these options on Nestpick, so that you can pick and choose from the largest possible selection.


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.


An Easier Option for Students: Shared Student Flats

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.


Humboldt University

This university has 3 campuses, located in different areas of Berlin.


Free University

This University has several campuses, but as an international student you are likely to end up in Campus Dalhem (Philosophy, Social Sciences, History and Culture). Located outside of the city center, in the South West of Berlin, you can access it with the U3 line. The district of Charlottenburg is the closest option, but if you are looking for a “cooler” neighbourhood, Kreuzberg (around the U1 line) and Neukölln (close to the Ringbahn) are also good options.


Technical University of the Arts (UdK)

These universities have their campuses on the same area in Charlottenburg, in the western part of the city. Both are easily accessible with U-Bahn line U2, but you can also walk from the station Zoologischer garten where the S5, S7 and S75 lines run, as well as the U1 and U9 lines.

Many students choose to live in Moabit, located a bit further north, where rents are on average more affordable than in Charlottenburg. From there, as with many places in Berlin, the best transportation is a bike.


University of Potsdam

Like the name suggests, the university has its campuses in the city of Potsdam, on the outskirts of Berlin. You can choose to live in a student dorm directly around the University, but if you want to experience the Berlin lifestyle, travelling from Berlin to Potsdam takes about 40 minutes with the regional train RB20 or RB21. If you wish to minimise your commuting time, rent a room around one of the stations - the area around Berlin Hauptbahnhof has affordable flats that are ideal.


Check out our guide for living in Berlin as a student.

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