B&Bs in Berlin are similar to guesthouses and are classified from 1 to 5 stars. In general, they are family-run and often offer a rich breakfast buffet and a 24/24 reception service. B&Bs are mainly situated in the trendiest districts of Berlin, Prenzlauer Berg, Schöneberg, Kreuzberg and Mitte of course. The cost for a 1 night stay starts from 40 Euros, breakfast included.
Guesthouses in Berlin (Pension, Gästehaus, Gasthof), as in the whole of Germany, are facilities with more than 8 beds but with a maximum of 20 rooms. According to this classification, a 2 star guesthouse, in addition to providing en suite bathroom, TV in the lobby and daily room cleaning, must provide a continental breakfast and the possibility to pay by credit card.
In Berlin there are dozens of guesthouses in the Prenzlauer Berg area and in the university district, Charlottenburg. The minimum rate for a double room in a guesthouse is 45 Euros.