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Aberdeen – A sci-fi
musical memoir

In 2007, Matt Sheehy (Lost Lander, EL VY) took a job as a forester in the dark, rain soaked logging town of Aberdeen on the Washington state coast. His plan was to disappear into the woods and escape his failed attempts at love and at life as a professional musician. But things take a turn toward the very strange after an eccentric local man named Andy Flood reveals a dark secret ()


We’re Hiring!
Daytime Service Staff

We’re looking for an experienced waiter to join our lunch team. You’ll mostly be working Monday to Friday, from approximately 10am to 4:00pm, serving our hungry guests and neighbours our fresh and inventive lunch menu. Think panzanella salad with tomatoes, buffalo mozzarella and capers, or lime and chilli sausages with smoked shallots and Thai salad. We are looking for someone with a strong background in hospitality and service, with a minimum of ()


Thank you to
The Luyas…

…for a fantastic show. And of course to s t a r g a z e for joining in at the end. It’s not every day we have a 12 piece band in the lobby! Here are three songs filmed by ilan Cohen as well as a few photos.


Terroir, Berlin,

The inaugural Terroir Berlin is taking place in the city right now. An international Chef’s Symposium, Terroir seems to be coming at just the right time for Berlin, as the city’s interest and involvement with the food world rapidly evolves. We hosted the Terroir guests for lunch in the restaurant on Sunday. There was also a small showcase of some of the incredible producers from the region, including some of the ()


It’s time
to hybridize

Our friend and fellow funkhaus comrade Vincent Moon has just finished a very special project together with his wife Priscilla Telmon. For the past three years they have immersed themselves in an experimental-ethnographic study of current day spiritual cults in Brazil. They will soon begin presenting their incredible work around the world, and we’re delighted that one of their stops along the way this summer will be here at the hotel. Here’s some further information ()


We’re Hiring!
Cafe Manager

We’re looking for an experienced hospitality professional to lead the daytime team in our cafe-bar, right at the heart of our hotel. During the day we serve coffee, cake and savoury snacks to both hotel guests and locals alike. All products – from the juice to the housemade tea blends – have been individually selected and come from independent family run businesses. The position is a hands on one – you’ll ()

football blog

All Eyes
on Eisern

Last Friday evening a group of us took a trip to the Stadion an der Alten Försterei (Stadium at the Old Forester’s Lodge) to support our local football team, FC Union Berlin. The club is known for its close-knit community atmosphere; their current stadium was built by 2000 volunteer fans. Our group came from right across the football spectrum, from those attending a match for the first time to those ()


Tom Adams

We’re very happy to be welcoming Tom Adams back to the hotel next Tuesday evening. We first met Tom almost three years ago during a concert in our courtyard on a warm June night. Nils Frahm was presenting his new bespoke piano called the Una Corda, and after his performance invited any musicians in the audience to come on stage and try the piano for themselves. Tom accepted his invitation, and what followed was a ()


We’re hiring!
Night Bar Manager

We’re looking for an experienced hospitality professional to lead our bar team at night. Someone who has extensive experience on the floor and behind the bar, and who is equally comfortable in both areas. The Michelberger is a modern family business and our bar is at the heart of our hotel. All products – from the booze to the cake to the housemade tea blends – have been individually selected and ()


We’re Hiring!
Reception Supervisor

We currently have a vacancy on our front office team. As the first person to welcome our guests, we are looking for someone who loves to engage with people and knows how to build a good relationship. Someone who loves to be host, city guide and friend all at once. The successful applicant will be trained and experienced to a high level, and be fluent in German and English. Familiarity ()