Orania.Berlin, the latest luxury hotel to open in Berlin

The Orania.Berlin is located in the most vibrant part and creative heart of Berlin at Oranienplatz in Kreuzberg, In this beautiful historic building dating from 1913, which has been restored over the past three years, the legendary Oranienpalast Café, as it was known at the time, entertained its guests with outstanding concerts.

Reviving this identity, the Orania.Berlin not only features the ultimate in contemporary comfort in 41 rooms & suites, but also a Literary Salon overlooking the skyline of Berlin and a huge Living Room with two open fire places, open kitchen, cozy restaurant, stylish bar, and a Concert Stage with a grand Steinway Piano.

Interior Design

The mix of local craftsmanship, subtle oriental influences, casual elegance, warm lights and precious natural materials from Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas showcases a cosmopolitan diversity and nonconformist individuality, just like Kreuzberg itself. “The Interior Design embraces contradiction, understatement and complexity to create a relaxed atmosphere where artists and cultural cognoscenti from Berlin and around the world will feel equally welcome” explains Managing Partner Dietmar Mueller-Elmau, who has developed the concept and design.

Restaurant & Bar

Managing Director and Michelin Star awarded Chef, Philipp Vogel is a master at the art of refining the elementary by applying different types of preparation on just three components for each dish. He has designed a captivating menu drawing on Asian, European and South American influences to create an inventive intercultural dining experience. The sharing style dishes will include crispy pork tail with aubergine, flank steak with chimichurri and watermelon as well as the house special a miso raspberry chocolate desert. The stunning bar, one of the biggest in Berlin, features an eclectic drinks menu.


Artistic Director Julien Quentin is an internationally acclaimed pianist who lives in Kreuzberg since many years. His program will feature an innovative mix of Jazz, Classical & Electronic Music concerts performed by great artists living in Berlin. Jazzpianist Marc Schmolling, who also lives in Kreuzberg, will curate the Orania.Pure Jazz Series & Festival.


The Orania.Berlin is a sister hotel of Schloss Elmau, the multi award winning Luxury Spa Retreat & Cultural Hideaway in the Bavarian Alps, which has an international reputation for hosting concerts and talks each year with the greatest artists and authors of our time.