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Want to compare coworking spaces in Berlin with flexible pricing options for digital nomads and local freelancers? Many of the city’s top-rated coworking spaces offer affordable day passes and short-term memberships. And you don’t need to sacrifice style, location or facilities to save a few euros.
If you’re looking for an industrial-chic coworking space to boost your creativity, try a space like Ahoy Berlin, MACHWERK or District One Coworking. Prefer something slightly more minimalist? You might like the combination of vibrant and distraction-free atmospheres at places like juggleHUB Coworking and charly workspace.
Some of our favourite home-from-home style coworking spaces include Weserland, boasting an eclectic and modern décor with raw touches like exposed wallpaper-stripped walls, and UMA Hub, also a popular café with a warm and inviting décor.
And if you’d prefer something out-of-this-world to homely, you’ll probably like the vibe at futuristic venues like SPACE SHACK Coworking or the modernist WeWork in the Kreuzberg district.
Coworking space day pass prices in Berlin tend to fall in the EUR 20–30 range, with EUR 25 being typical. Betahaus, WeWork, SPACE SHACK Coworking and District One Coworking are all examples of shared workspaces that charge EUR 25 per day pass.
If money is no obstacle, you might like coworking spaces such as District One Coworking and charly workspace that are slightly higher on the pricing scale than many competitors, although a day pass at District One grants you access to over 45 locations, and charly workspace offers some of Berlin’s best-value monthly memberships – as low as EUR 125 for limited access.
Some of the most budget-friendly coworking space day passes we’ve found include UMA Hub (EUR 20), Ahoy Berlin (EUR 20) and juggleHUB Coworking (EUR 19).
It’s worth noting that not all Berlin’s coworking spaces offer day passes, but those that don’t often offer a range of high-value memberships that are suitable for infrequent visitors.
If you’re not interested in signing up for a membership, read our article that focuses on Berlin’s best coworking spaces with affordable day passes.
You can expect to pay from EUR 95 to EUR 375 per month for a membership at one of Berlin’s most popular coworking spaces, depending on how much access you want and whether you need a roaming or fixed desk.
Generally, a monthly membership that includes 24-hour access to a roaming desk costs EUR 150–275. Top-rated workspaces like MotionLab.Berlin, UMA Hub, Weserland and juggleHUB Coworking all cost EUR 200 or slightly less. The most affordable monthly all-access membership we’ve found is at MACHWERK (EUR 154). It costs EUR 275 at betahaus, but you can get unlimited access during business hours on weekdays for just EUR 105.
Other coworking spaces that offer flexible membership options include SPACE SHACK Coworking, where you can get five days per month for EUR 95, and charly workspace, which offers deals such as eight days of access per month for EUR 125. As you’ll see below, most of Berlin’s coworking spaces offer flexible memberships for short-term visitors and infrequent users.
If you want to pay less than EUR 150 per month, read our article on Berlin’s best-value coworking space memberships.
Expect to pay around EUR 350 for a fixed desk at most coworking spaces, though that’s not to say there are no cheaper options. Ahoy Berlin, for example, offers fixed desk memberships for as little as EUR 240 per month.
Berlin’s coworking sector is growing rapidly, which means you can find shared workspaces in every borough. However, many of the city’s top-rated spaces are in Kreuzberg, including Betahaus, MotionLab.Berlin, UMA Hub and WeWork. Thanks to the city’s excellent public transport network, you’ll be within walking distance of shops, restaurants and attractions regardless of which coworking space you choose.
From the sleek and modern betahaus in the bohemian Kreuzberg neighbourhood to the industrial-chic District One Coworking in the vibrant Schöneberg district, here are 14 of the most popular coworking spaces in Berlin for freelancers.
Founded in 2009, betahaus is a veteran of Berlin’s coworking space scene. Located in Kreuzberg, betahaus offers high-value day passes for freelancers and digital nomads plus a bunch of perks for members, from 24-hour access to workshops with experts.
Some workspaces at betahaus feature white and neutral-coloured walls matched with wooden floors and decorative wooden planks hanging above the shared desks, while others have a warm palette and polished concrete floors with a workshop vibe. You’ll notice bursts of colour in the form of potted greenery throughout the building.
In the café on the ground floor, natural light floods in through panelled windows that stretch from the tall ceiling down to table height. Adding a touch of industrial chic are low-hanging lights as well as a metal-framed mezzanine overlooking the main seating area.
Besides the café, chillout areas at betahaus include breakout rooms with vending machines and games such as foosball. You can also soak up the outdoors while relaxing on plant-filled balconies and the rooftop garden.
If you’d prefer to get away from the office on your break, you can explore nearby attractions such as Checkpoint Charlie (just around the corner), the Berlinische Gallery and the Disgusting Food Museum. You’ll also be on the doorstep of the Kochstraße (Kochstrasse) U-Bahn station.
On top of being a stylish place to work, betahaus is home to a vibrant community of professionals. Regular events include the weekly breakfast, monthly happy hours on booze and one-on-one sessions with experts. You can also attend classes on meditation, learning German, headhunting, entrepreneurship, and much more.
You can buy a drop-in day pass at betahaus for EUR 24. A monthly membership for access between business hours costs as little as EUR 105. 24-hour access will cost you EUR 275.
Located in the Brunnenviertel residential area of north Berlin’s Gesundbrunnen district, Ahoy Berlin is a rustic meets industrial-chic coworking space with day passes available between business hours. You can also get affordable monthly memberships that come with 24-hour access.
This stylish coworking space boasts an open-plan industrial-chic interior with a light and bright colour palette plus plenty of generous areas left intentionally unfurnished. Expect to see rustic touches such as old, damaged doors used as wall features, classic sofas, and plant pots on tables, cupboards and even ladders.
If you’re a digital nomad, you may be interested to know that Ahoy Berlin is within five minutes’ walking distance of major attractions like the Berlin Wall Memorial and Mauerpark, an urban greenspace on the former East-West frontier.
During summer, the Humboldthain Public Park makes for a fantastic place to take a break – there’s a public swimming pool complete with a water slide.
When you want to explore more of Berlin, you can catch the U-Bahn from the nearby Voltastraße (Voltastrasse) station. Long-distance, regional and intercity trains also run from Berlin Gesundbrunnen, which is a 15-minute walk up the road.
A day pass at Ahoy Berlin costs EUR 20 and grants access to the coworking space between 9 am and 5 pm. A monthly membership with 24-hour access costs EUR 200, or EUR 240 if you want a fixed desk.
Housed inside a vast former warehouse depot in Berlin’s Kreuzberg district, MotionLab.Berlin is one of the top-rated coworking spaces for Berlin’s hardtech community. With its eclectic style and creatively decorative range of avant-garde touches, MotionLab.Berlin might just be the definition of ‘industrial chic’.
Inside this huge, open-plan depot-turned-coworking space, there’s a presentation area flanked by a double decker bus and a PDF decked seating area with shared tables, all overlooked by a wooden mezzanine complete with long work desks, office and workshop equipment.
Besides the main atrium, MotionLab.Berlin has a variety of makerspaces with plenty of modern tools, machinery and technology. Become a member, and you’ll have access to this coworking space’s mentoring services and bootcamps. You can gain skills ranging from laser cutting to 3D printing.
Surrounding MotionLab.Berlin are restaurants serving local and international bites. The Treptower Park train station – which reaches the city centre in under 15 minutes – is just one kilometre away.
While MotionLab.Berlin is a membership-based coworking space, you can get a day pass for EUR 10 to try the place out. Ideal for freelancers on a budget, access to the coworking space during business hours costs as little as EUR 99 per month. 24-hour access is available for EUR 199 per month.
Situated inside a modern glass building in the cultural district of Tiergarten, WeWork at the Sony Center is a contemporary coworking space in Berlin with an industrial-chic style and a homely atmosphere.
Expect exposed pipes, bare ceilings and concrete beams paired with dark wooden floors and sophisticated, warm-coloured furnishings, all drenched in sunlight that floods in through glass windows that encase the entire building.
When you want to unwind, you can kick back in the retro kitchenette or on the plush sofas in the breakout rooms. You can also take in views of the Tiergarten state park while rocking back and forth on an egg-shaped chair hanging by the window.
As far as nearby tourist attractions go, you’re spoilt for choice… WeWork is on the doorstep of the Kulturforum, where you’ll discover many of Berlin’s most notable museums, cultural institutions and modernist architecture.
A day pass at WeWork costs as little as EUR 25. There are also a range of flexible monthly memberships and pay-as-you-go deals available.
Located in the vibrant Schöneberg neighbourhood, SPACE SHACK Coworking is one of the most unique coworking spaces in Berlin. With its futuristic design reminiscent of a spacecraft journeying through the galaxy, SPACE SHACK is a popular workspace with Berlin’s design and tech startups. For freelancers and digital nomads, SPACE SHACK offers budget-friendly day passes and flexible monthly membership options.
This distinctive coworking space in Berlin is characterised by its gleaming white surfaces, abstract shapes and lines, and splashes of bold colours. Wide open spaces add to the place’s modernist appeal. In one corner stands a life-size astronaut outfit overlooking the main atrium.
If you’d prefer a less polished space to concentrate, SPACE SHACK has a variety of workspaces with homelier styles, where you’ll see warm features like wooden or concrete floors and views of the garden through large windows.
The streets surrounding SPACE SHACK are home to restaurants serving a diverse range of cuisines; Greek, Indian, Turkish, Italian, Vietnamese, and German, to name a few. When the weather allows, you can spend your breaks at nearby greenspaces like the Rudolph-Wilde-Park and the Heinrich-Lassen-Park.
You can get a day pass at SPACE SHACK for EUR 25. Prices for a membership with 24-hour access start from EUR 190 per month. If you’re a freelancer looking for something more flexible, you can get five days of access a month for EUR 95.
UMA Hub is a coworking space and café in the Kreuzberg district, just 500 metres from the Mehringdamm U-Bahn station. While there are light, minimalist rooms with height-adjustable desks and ergonomic chairs for members, the main hot desking and café area exudes a homely vibe with its moderate wooden features and warm colour palette of greens and off-whites.
If you want to make the most of the outdoors as a digital nomad, you can set up your laptop on one of the café tables outside and soak up the diverse atmosphere of Großbeerenstraße. On the same street, you’ll find highly reviewed cafés, cocktail bars, international diners and shops.
Just 350 metres down the road from UMA Hub is the Viktoriapark, an ideal place to spend your break on a warm day. On top of manicured greenspaces, Viktoriapark is home to the Prussian Monument for the Liberation Wars. From this hilltop monument, you can take in the famous view of the Wasserfall (Waterfall) backdropped by the Großbeerenstraße, plus sprawling views of Berlin’s cityscape.
A day pass for the hot desk area at UMA Hub costs just EUR 20 and includes a coffee of your choice and unlimited filtered water. Memberships start from EUR 190 per month and grant you access between 9 am and 7 pm from Monday to Saturday.
The Office Club is one of the most popular coworking spaces in Berlin’s neighbourhood of Prenzlauer Berg, which is home to a large community of young professionals. For digital nomads, the Office Club offers high-value day passes between business hours. There are also after-hours deals for night owls and one-month memberships that are ideal for freelancers.
Housed inside one of the district’s characteristic restored pre-war buildings, the Office Club is a contemporary coworking space that makes use of cool and warm hues of blue with a combination of wooden and grey carpeted floors.
Decorative touches include modern lighting arrangements, a smattering of vintage chairs and potted greenery. You’ll also see wall features in the form of contemporary art pieces and blown-up photographs of urban settings.
For some off-screen time, you can mingle with the coworking space’s fellow members in the common areas or the club café. You can also make use of the communal kitchen for meals, hot drinks and a spot of relaxation. If you prefer to explore on your breaks, you can visit nearby attractions like the Mauerpark, which sits on the former East-West frontier, and the Zeiss Major Planetarium.
Just half a kilometre from the Office Club is the Eberswalder Straße U-Bahn station, which makes getting around the city a breeze. You can reach the city centre of Berlin in under 15 minutes.
It costs EUR 19.90 for a one-month membership with one day of access at the Office Club – additional day passes then cost EUR 19 each. You can also get a one-month membership with unlimited access between business hours for EUR 250 (or EUR 199 if you sign up for a year). If you want access between 6 pm and 9 am on weekdays and around-the-clock on weekends, you can get a night desk for one month for EUR 79 (EUR 59 if you sign up for a year).
Housed in a sophisticated office building with modernist architectural design elements, WeWork (Stresemannstraße 123) is one of the top-rated Berlin coworking spaces in the vibrant district of Kreuzberg. If you’re a freelancer with an eye for design, you’ll be glad to know that day passes are available, as are memberships for those who want unlimited access and perks that can include a fixed desk.
Matching WeWork’s modern exterior is the space’s contemporary décor. You can expect wide-open spaces with high ceilings and industrial-chic touches such as exposed pipes and black steel frames. Complementing the space’s neutral colour palette and light wooden floors are bold works of contemporary art, rows of potted greenery against the walls, and retro-esque living room furniture in the relaxation areas. You’ll see more retro touches in the gadget-filled communal kitchens.
If you like to clear your head with an urban view, you can soak up Berlin’s cityscape from the building’s rooftop terrace, made comfortable with bar stools, benches and a ping pong table. During winter, you can still take in sprawling views of Berlin through the floor-to-ceiling windows in the breakout rooms.
WeWork’s central location makes it a solid choice for digital nomads. Less than 15 minutes away on foot are major Berlin tourist attractions such as Checkpoint Charlie, Potsdamer Platz and the Kulturforum, home to many of the city’s most notable museums. You’ll also be right next to the Potsdamer Platz subway station.
WeWork day passes cost EUR 25, and flexible monthly memberships as well as pay-as-you-go rates are available.
Situated in the Winsviertel neighbourhood of the Prenzlauer Berg district, juggleHUB Coworking is a stylishly minimalist coworking space, though you’ll see vintage touches in the form of classic bikes hanging on the wall, retro sofa chairs and geometric wall art.
While this coworking space caters to remote working parents with a range of childcare services, its flexible and economical day passes and memberships make it a top spot for digital nomads.
Creating the ideal setting for hard concentration, juggleHUB Coworking’s shared workspaces feature white walls and either light wooden or terrazzo flooring. For a bit of relaxation, there are plenty of breakout areas with an eclectic mix of seating options. You can also unwind with an urban view on one of the balconies when the weather allows.
When you want to escape the indoors for an hour or two, you can take a stroll around the nearby Ernst-Thälmann- Park. On juggleHUB’s surrounding streets, you’ll find cafés, bars and restaurants serving a vast variety of international cuisines. Berlin’s city centre is less than three kilometres to the southwest.
Become a member of juggleHUB Coworking, and you can get professional childcare for EUR 15 per hour – it’s EUR 17 per hour for an hour of hot desking with childcare services for non-members. You can also get childcare packages, starting at EUR 280 for 20 hours.
If you’re a digital nomad, you may be more interested in juggleHUB’s day passes that cost a wallet-friendly EUR 19. You can also buy a weekly pass for use on weekdays for EUR 76, a weekly pass with 20 hours of access for EUR 109, and a monthly pass for use on weekdays for just EUR 139. The price for a monthly membership with 24-hour access starts at EUR 199.
For a modern and minimalist coworking space with a variety of shared and private desks and vibrant decorative touches, try charly workspace in the Reuterkiez/Kreuzkölln district, known for its thriving international community of artists, students and young professionals.
Wooden or polished floors complement the clean white walls and large windows. Adding a touch of liveliness to the place are contemporary-chic touches such as bold-coloured print artworks and potted greenery. Some spaces have bright-coloured chairs, whimsical fairy light arrangements and micro gardens on the desk.
On the top floor, the ceiling seamlessly merges with the roof, creating a unique and dynamic architectural feature. The roof itself doubles up as comfortable open-air break area complete with wooden decking and views over the surrounding rooftops.
Neighbouring charly workspace are a variety of restaurants, bars and shops. Entertainment venues like the Fliegendes Theater, the Huxleys Neue Welt live music venue and the Moviemento cinema are less than 200 metres away.
Tourist attractions in the area include the Fichtebunker and the KINDL, a contemporary art gallery housed in a former brewery. To make the most of the outdoors, you can take a stroll through the manicured greenspaces of the Volkspark Hasenheide. If you want to travel further adrift, you can walk to the Hermannplatz U-Bahn station in two minutes.
After paying the one-off sign-up fee of EUR 30, you can get a day pass at charly workspace for EUR 30, plus 25% off additional day passes in the same month. Alternatively, you can get eight days of access per month for EUR 125 or unlimited 24-hour access for EUR 250 per month. A fixed desk costs EUR 350 per month.
Situated in the Schöneberg district in the southwest of Berlin, the avant-garde District One Coworking is one of the most unique coworking spaces in the German Capital. In addition to local creatives, designers and artistic types, District One Coworking is popular with digital nomads thanks to its affordable day pass bundles (high-value memberships are also available).
The venue’s interior combines an industrial-chic décor with a contemporary art vibe. Decorative touches range from rusted metal panelling and exposed polished pipes to retro sofa chairs and intricate works of modern art. You’ll also see unique features like plants embedded into spiral staircases and onto metal wall trellises.
When you need to concentrate, you’ll have the choice of open-plan areas and a variety of more intimate rooms. For some off-screen time, you can relax in the spacious lounge, stylish library, kitchen or gaming room.
Within walking distance of District One Coworking are tourist attractions including David Bowie’s Berlin Apartment, the Haus am Kleistpark art gallery and the Museum of Unheard (of) Things. You’ll also find bars, cafés, greenspaces, and restaurants serving cuisines such as German, Greek, Italian, Lebanese, Mexican and Turkish on the surrounding streets.
A day pass at District One Coworking costs EUR 25. You can also buy day pass bundles for significant savings – five passes for EUR 90, ten passes for EUR 190 and 15 passes for EUR 290.
EUR 290 can also get you unlimited access to this Berlin coworking space if you’re interested in a membership. Ten days of access per month on a membership basis costs EUR 190.
Housed inside the former Alte Münze (Old Mint) building in Berlin’s Mitte district, MACHWERK is a 345 square metre coworking space with an industrial-meets-rustic interior. While MACHWERK operates on a membership basis, digital nomads can sign up for a one-month rolling contact for as little as EUR 74. Choose an annual membership, and you can get a year of 24-hour access for less than EUR 120 per month.
The raw yet contemporary décor of MACHWERK complements the building’s exterior and historic surrounds. You’ll see hardwood features in the form of exposed floorboards, stair banisters and furniture made from repurposed pallets.
When you want to kick back, you can grab a table in the bar and kitchen area, which has enough space for up to 100 visitors. There’s also a sofa lounge that offers views of the river Spree. If you’d rather soak up the outdoors than the view of it, you’ll find outdoor seating at MACHWERK’s onsite café.
Thanks to being located on the edge of Berliner Innenstadt (Berlin City Centre) and the UNESCO-listed Museumsinsel (Museum Island), MACHWERK is an ideal coworking space for the city’s newcomers. Tourist attractions including the Rotes Rathaus, Berlin Cathedral, Berliner Fernsehturm and the DDR Museum are practically on MACHWERK’s doorstep. Moreover, U-Bahn stations Rotes Rathaus, Klosterstraße and Museumsinsel are within walking distance.
If you just want to sign up for one month, you can pay EUR 74 for four days of access, EUR 124 for access between office hours on weekdays, or EUR 154 for 24-hour access. Sign up for an annual membership, and you’ll get four days’ access per month for around EUR 45 per month, access between office hours for around EUR 90 per month, and unlimited access for as little as just under EUR 120 per month. Semi-annual memberships are also available, making MACHWERK one of the most flexible coworking spaces in Berlin for solo professionals.
Weserland is one of the best reviewed coworking spaces in Berlin’s Neukölln district (Reuterkiez neighbourhood), about six kilometres south of the city centre. This shared workspace’s eclectic modern décor reflects the multicultural and artistic atmosphere of its surrounds. Ideal for frequent travellers and infrequent visitors, Weserland offers part-time floating memberships for as little as EUR 120 per month.
Inside this contemporary-fusion shared workspace, you’ll see decorative features such as exposed wallpaper-stripped walls, dark hardwood floors and a light colour pallet. You’ll also see splashes of colour in the form of multi-coloured origami arrangements hanging from the ceiling, green and orange cushions on park bench-style work desks, and posters and framed works of modern art on the walls.
There’s no shortage of cafés, international restaurants and bars near Weserland. If you’re new to Berlin, you might want to check out places like the Retramp Gallery, the GALERIA Berlin Hermannplatz department store and the Volkspark Hasenheide on your breaks. The Hermannplatz is just 700 metres away, making Weserland an ideal spot for those who want city exploration on their doorstep.
For EUR 120 per month, you’ll get 24-hour access two days per week. You can pay EUR 190 if you want unlimited access to a floating desk. A fixed desk will cost you EUR 360 per month, which gives you the freedom to decorate your space with personal effects.
Located adjacent to the 17th-century Schloss Charlottenburg (Charlottenburg Palace) in Berlin’s western district of Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, Design Offices offers a range of shared and private workspaces in a mix of traditional and modern office settings.
The use of neutral and warm colours inside gives Design Offices a comfortable and productive atmosphere. While there are some bold decorative touches that include wall stencils of mantras such as ‘Free Your Mind’ and red terraced lie-down chairs in a breakout area, the coworking space’s mostly minimalist style is ideal for those who need a peaceful spot for full concentration.
It’s worth noting that Design Offices has several locations in Berlin, some featuring much more contemporary and eclectic interior designs.
The most famous attraction near this Design Offices in Berlin is the Schloss Charlottenburg and its pristine formal gardens, but other places of interest within walking distance include the Bröhan Museum and the Gipsformerei museum, one of the largest 19th-century sculptor’s workshops in the world.
A day pass at Design Offices costs EUR 39 while a monthly membership costs EUR 349, and both grant you access to over 45 coworking spaces in 15 German cities. Keep in mind that Design Office’s business hours are Monday to Friday from 8 am to 6 pm.
As a historic capital with a thriving startup community and a plethora of coworking spaces with day passes and flexible membership options, Berlin is quickly establishing itself as one of the most sought-after destinations with digital nomads and freelancers. And with spaces ranging in style from minimalist to avant-garde, there’s a coworking office in Berlin for everyone.
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