A hotbed of culture, creativity and entrepreneurial spirit, it’s little surprise that Berlin is home to a huge number of coworking spaces.
The German capital pulsates with energy, driven in large part by the huge number of younger international visitors who base themselves here seeking to make the most of the city’s myriad opportunities for both work and play. If you need somewhere to knuckle down for anything from a few hours a week through to regular office hours, we’ve picked out 10 of the best coworking spaces that the city has to offer.
Mindspace pride themselves on their prime locations, offering upscale coworking environments featuring local artists and an aesthetic in keeping with the local culture. The company’s Berlin coworking spaces all live up to this billing, situated in a mix of historic buildings, renovated townhouses, and contemporary boutique office venues. Membership pricing for full-time access to open spaces starts at €300 per month, or for less regular use you can also choose from a range of multi-day or single-day passes. On-site features and amenities across the venues include meeting rooms, private phone booths, parents’ rooms, podcast rooms, charming courtyards, rooftop terraces, a kitchen, and lounge areas.
Venues across the city / www.mindspace.me
Founded in 2011, Weserland pride themselves on being pioneers in Berlin’s coworking sector. Located in the vibrant neighbourhood of Neukölln, known for its international feel, busy boulevards, vintage shops, and hip bars and cafes, a creative, cozy and familiar atmosphere allows guests to work efficiently among like-minded professionals. Full-time membership rates start at €190 per month for hotdesking in the open space, or for €360 per month you can secure a fixed desk in a quiet adjoining room. These packages allow 24/7 access, or for less frequent users there’s also a part-time floating membership which allows for 2 days a week access, priced at €120 per month. All members can make use of a shared kitchen, top-notch coffee, phone room, laser printer, and super-fast WiFi. To escape the office hubbub, there’s also a daybed and a hammock.
Weserstr. 21 / www.en.weser.land
Regus have a large presence in Berlin, with each of their 15 venues throughout the city offering a choice of hot desks, permanent desks and private offices. Membership includes access to facilities such as printers, scanners and photocopiers, plus invites to networking and social events. Contracts are available on a monthly rolling basis, or you can ease your payments by locking into a long-term contract. Coworking prices vary by location, but start at €268 per month for full-time access to their Leuchtenfabrik business centre, characterised by its impressive architecture and prime location. Five or ten-day-a-month packages are also available for cheaper rates.
Venues across Berlin / www.regus.com
Housed in a newly-renovated building in the heart of berlin, this coworking space offers a variety of flexible membership packages along with a glut of enticing services and facilities. Kreuzberg Club membership starts at €105 and includes weekday access from 9am to 8pm, or for €275 you can enjoy unlimited 24/7 access with the Kreuzberg Pro package. Amenities include meeting rooms and phone booths, secure lockers, post and parcel handling, compliment teas/coffees, an on-site café and a rooftop terrace. Day passes are also available for €24 per day. All members also gain access to regular social and professional events, including breakfasts, consultancy sessions with industry experts, and happy hours.
Rudi-Dutschke-Straße 23 / www.betahaus.com
A well-established name in the European coworking sector, Unicorn have seven venues dotted across Berlin, with membership rates starting at €200 per month for a fixed single desk. Flexible memberships run monthly, with no long-term tie-ins required, and everything you need is included in the price – from full office equipment to complimentary coffee served up by on-site baristas. Other notable amenities include ergonomic chairs, chic wooden tables, large meeting rooms, a café and tea kitchen, and friendly cleaning service. They also offer an in-house consultancy service designed to help you grow professionally.
Venues across Berlin / www.unicorn.de
Situated in the neighbourhood of Schöneberg in the southwest of the city, close to the upscale Bavarian Quarter with its grand 19th-century buildings, Space Shack’s coworking space exudes a futuristic vibe, characterised by abstract shapes and colours and ultra-modern furnishings. Hot desking membership starts at €95 per month for an ‘mini flex-desk’ package, which includes 5 days a month access. Or for full-time access you can get a flex desk package for €190 per month. All members can make use of high-speed WiFi, printing and scanning, a phone booth, community kitchen, bike storage, washroom and shower, hang-out hub, terrace, and complimentary tea/coffee.
Akazienstraße 3A / www.space-shack.com
Founded in London in 2012, Techspace has evolved into a dynamic European community for pioneering tech start-ups. Their flexible workspaces, event spaces and meeting rooms are designed for forward-thinking teams to work at their best. Members are equipped with best-in-class networking and IT infrastructure and an events programme designed to promote emerging leaders of the future. Techspace have two venues: one housed in a strikingly beautiful industrial building on the banks of the River Spree; and the other in the heart of South East Berlin in an area bustling with creativity. Both spaces also feature comfy lounges, meeting rooms, breakout areas, charming terraces, free coffee, bike storage and 24-hour security. Pricing is available on request.
Two venues in Berlin / www.techspace.co
Nestled in the heart of Kreuzberg, a sprawling district that’s home to many students and artists, this coworking space is set on the third floor of a classic Berlin factory building. It began life as one of the very first coworking spaces to open in the city before branching out to also host community events. The venue’s large open space area features plenty of natural light, as well as a room for quiet coworking. There’s also a meeting room, phone booth, kitchen, printer and scanner (up to 100 printed pages per month for members), and free coffee/tea. Coworking rates start at €105 per month for flex desk membership, or €201 for a fixed desk. Memberships can be cancelled with 30 days’ notice.
Adalbertstraße 8 / www.co-up.de
Positioned in the northern reaches of the city centre, close to the green expanse of Humboldthain park and the Berlin Wall memorial, this coworking space offers various workspaces, whether you’re looking for a short-term flex desk or a private office for yourself and your team. Guests can rent a flexible desk starting at €200 per month and choose any open space to work across our three floors 24/7, or there are day passes priced at €20 per day. All memberships come with access to a range of add-on services and amenities such as business addresses, private lockers, a kitchen, table football, and an on-site café.
Wattstraße 11 / www.ahoyberlin.com
CoWos’s coworking space in the district of Schöneberg is an inviting workplace that allows space and freedom to design your everyday working life. They offer the opportunity to take out a membership, rent a fixed desk, a single office or even a team office – all with 24/7 access. The space is equipped with high-speed Wi-F, a phone booth, a video call box, meeting and seminar rooms, a café, free teas/coffees, and an outdoor area that’s ideal for kicking back and relaxing. Basic membership starts at €80 per month, which includes flexible use of non-reserved tables in the coworking area and café around the clock.