Co-working spaces have evolved to be a part of the way new businesses manifest their flexibility and modernity. Not only are co-working spaces affordable but also offer a wealth of diversity. Small businesses and solo entrepreneurs come together in a singular environment that often embodies the very nature of their pedagogy: plasticity and growth. We feature the top 15 co-working spots in Berlin.
From shared working desks to private rooms, Launch/CO provides those in need of a professional yet comfortable environment to conduct business a place to do just that. It’s located in the parish of an old church and sports a roof terrace. This unique location separates it from other co-working spaces and offers the standard business amenities any good co-working space should, like meeting rooms and kitchen. It offers full, guest or half plans to fit all sorts of varying needs. Hours can be as much as 24/7 with the right membership.
Launch/Co, Rudolfstraße 14, Freidrichshain, Berlin, Germany, +49 30 577000050
Agora’s open floor plan with plenty of windows and greenery are just a few of the reasons why this place made the list. The space is great for collaboration and being integrated with the other budding professionals in the light-soaked space. There’s a food assembly every Wednesday in the garden where people can learn about sustainable food production. There’s also a wide variety of workshops to try when the workday hits a lull. There’s a café, silent workspace and a regular workspace sprawled out over the five floors of Agora. They offer fixed desks and daily passes. Café hours are 10am-7pm, Monday-Friday, and working space hours can be as much as 24/7.
Agora Collective, Mittelweg 50, Neukölln, Berlin, Germany
This co-working space has been kicking it since 2009 in Berlin. They have other hubs in other major cities like Barcelona and Hamburg. What’s their vision? “A space that functions as a combination of a Vienna-style coffee house, a library, a home office or a university campus.” They’ve done a good job of bringing this vision into fruition. It has a café on the first floor when you need a caffeine boost and multiple floors for members to work in quiet or not so quiet spaces. Betahaus has options from day passes to monthly commitments. It’s open from 8am-10pm Monday-Friday, and on Saturdays, the café is open 10am-8pm.
Betahaus, Rudi-Dutschke-Straße 23, Berlin, Germany, +49 15 739496822
It’s not just adoration for the clever name that brings this space to the list. House of Clouds is a serious and versatile workspace that encourages everyone from the IT field to photography to come and collaborate. Its motto is to encourage creativity through plenty of space and freedom. There are monthly and daily passes available. With the right membership, there’s 24/7 access, otherwise the hours are 10am-5pm Monday-Friday.
House of Clouds, Wiclefstraße 16-17, Moabit, Berlin, Germany, +49 30 39743425
Spott Box is a quaint and homey co-working space in the heart of Wedding with multiple rooms: a photo studio, exhibition rooms, kitchen, co-working space and conference room. Its charming environment mirrors a Pinterest post. It encourages all disciplines to come, work, and find their expression. Their motto is to be “multifunctional” and to “do it all.”
Spott Box, Seestraße 97, Wedding, Berlin, Germany, +49 30 60946407
This co-working space offers a flexible working environment for all branches of creatives. With meeting rooms, workshops, 50 desks and chairs, and a place to eat, ESDIP Berlin is the perfect fit for co-workers who want to interact, work hard, and have nice conversations with fellow colleagues. Its open space and art-dotted walls make this an excellent environment to work diligently and innovatively. Daily passes and fixed desks provide opportunities for all needs. Hours are Monday-Friday, 9am-7pm.
ESDIP Berlin, Grünberger Straße 48B, Freidrichshain, Berlin, Germany
Ahoy’s sleek and boasting roomscape offers some much needed air in the workplace. Its beckoning windows let in ample light which is a key component of productivity. Plenty of variegated desk opportunities in this nautical inspired enterprise, from conference rooms to individual spots. A café offers delicious smoothies and caffeinated beverages for when enthusiasm lulls or hunger takes hold. Ahoy! offers different options when it comes to duration: choose from daily or monthly passes. There is 24/7 access available, otherwise the hours are Monday-Friday, 9am-7pm.
Ahoy! Berlin, Wattstraße 11, Mitte, Berlin, Germany, +49 173 7079148
This West Berlin co-working space creates a friendly and comfortable environment for all kinds of needs. This colorful and professional environment provides the co-worker, whatever their discipline, with the chance to sign up monthly for a spot in their venue or a more adaptable approach with the remote office. Square Haus has meeting rooms, conference rooms, terrace, kitchen and places to develop creatively. Hours are 8am-10pm.
Square Haus, Bülowstraße 6, Schöneberg, Berlin, Germany, +49 30 21916770
Fritz46 boasts a unique, industrial design located inside a 70s industrial building with serious design in mind when it comes to the interior. It also hosts a slew of amenities any good co-working space has to offer, including meeting rooms, flexibility, a coffee machine that you can pay once monthly and then consume enough to replace all the water in your body, and a professional work atmosphere. No day passes, but they do offer 10-day passes or monthly options.
Fritz 46, Lübecker Str 46, Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany, +49 30 20848000
Originally, this substation was built in the 1920s by architect Hans Henrich Muller but was renovated in the early 2000s with a very clear vision: to foster a collaborative workspace with all the resources and feel a good office should provide. With major tech companies already renting spots there, this space is more suited for the more settled entrepreneurs and only offers monthly packages that includes a desk, mailing address, access to the candy wall (yes, a candy wall), coffee and conference rooms. The loft space balances the professional with the playful — specifically, a recreational space and a nap area.
Thunderbolt Collective, Paul-Lincke-Ufer 20 – 22, Kreuzberg, Berlin, Germany, +49 30 120767411
Co 23 offers over a 100 square meters of space for creatives of all fields. It suits the needs of freelancers and small businesses alike. A variety of packages help this co-working space tailor to the specific needs of each customer. It offers five-day packages per month, or for the worker who needs more, there are packages that permit access everyday per month. Conference rooms, laser printers and a monthly fee for unlimited coffee are just a few reasons why this space made the list. Hours are 9am-7pm Monday-Friday unless signing up with the package that allows 24/7 access.
Co 23, Stresemannstr. 23 Kreuzberg, Berlin, Germany, +49 30 34656237
Co-up puts an emphasis on community as much as it does a co-working environment. This friendly space boasts clientele mostly from the tech and web world but eagerly encourages all fields. This spot nurtures collaboration and creative exploration. It invites its co-workers to help each other. Co-up has it all from daily passes to full-time commitments. In need of printers, assistance, group events and a lounge area? Co-up has that too. Hours are Monday-Friday, 9am-7pm.
Co-up, Adalbertstraße 8, Kreuzberg, Berlin, Germany
Alte Kantine translates to old canteen. Its intriguing name hails from exactly where it sounds like it does. It was a canteen where BVG workers used to share meals, and now, freelancers, entrepreneurs and other creatives can share space and ideas. With silent offices for the more serious minded coupled with the more open, library-esque spaces to desk squat, any co-worker can find what he or she is looking for. Duration is flexible with daily and monthly passes. In the event that work gets boring, check out their events calendar for some lively activities.
Alte Kantine, Uferhallen Kulturwerkstatt Uferstrasse 8-11, Wedding, Berlin, Germany, +49 30 46797160
This co-working space has two locations and some notoriety. It heralds the belief that space and place are essential, after re-appropriating some spaces like the Aschinger building. Membership provides access to both locations, private rooms, use of microwaves and shower facilities, among other essential amenities. They have packages for night owls and virtual offices in addition to their standard co-working membership. A café adorns the first floor at the Rosenthaler Platz location, which is known for its coffee. The hours vary dependent on membership.
A part from the desks, offices, conference rooms and kitchen, this co-working space has a monthly dart tournament. This airy and professional environment, which was once a German book printer, makes it easy to focus on creating success as well as reaching out and collaborating with others. B+ Office is a quiet yet amicable place for freelancers, artists and techies to get their work done. Day and monthly passes make this place flexible, and the collaboration of its creatives makes this place a community. Hours are 8:30am-7pm, but with the monthly fix desk, there’s 24-hour access.
Bplus Office, Dudenstraße 10 (rise B) , Kreuzberg, Berlin, Germany, +49 30 39809940