The nhow Berlin is a 4+ music lifestyle hotel. It offers 304 rooms and a convention center with 7 meeting rooms. It is part of the lifestyle brand nhow hotels developed by the Spanish hotel chain NH Hoteles. The NDC Nippon Development Corporation acted as the project developer. The hotel is situated Stralauer Allee (de) 3 in the area Berlin East Harbour (de), a former industrial harbor. The architectural design by Sergei Tchoban (de) is intended to resemble the appearance of trading posts and cranes of the 19th century combined with modern design. Karim Rashid was responsible for the interior design. His designs are known for organic forms and loud colors which clearly reflects in the hotel.