Hotelier Ingo Bethke

Ingo Bethke, the new operator of the Hotel Art Nouveau since April 2016, supports you at the reception. The hotel lives from its charm.

As a gourmet, well-read, well-informed and interested in culture, he can entertain his guests with wit and good humor about the history of the city, he has the best tips on unusual sights, current art exhibitions, theater productions or good restaurants nearby.

Ingo Bethke has an eventful history behind him. After his sporting career as rowing world champion, he went to the Freie Universität Berlin to study political science and history. After that, he first worked in television and shot many award-winning documentaries. The series about the most beautiful wine routes in Germany finally gave him the idea of ​​opening his own restaurant with a friend. For years, the "Bar Tolucci" in Schöneberg was an institution for lovers of Italian cuisine.

Here in the Hotel Art Nouveau, the colorful kaleidoscope of his life comes together to form a harmonious mosaic: Athletes can keep fit on the rowing machine on the second floor. Artists take turns presenting their paintings in the rooms for sale. Or artists stay the same forever, as "Artist in Residence". A lot is possible in Ingo's Hotel Art Nouveau. Just like in Berlin. Ingo gives you the best tips for free, right at breakfast.

Get to know the "old west" anew. Ingo knows the neighborhood in the immediate vicinity of the hotel like the back of his hand. And the friendly hotelier is not unfamiliar with the hot spots in Berlin-Mitte, the once rebellious Prenzlauer-Berg, the rough charm of Friedrichshain and the indomitable Kreuzberg. Discover Berlin like a local, just ask Ingo!