June 1, 2011

travel tips

Basel – Swiss chocolate paradise

As the weather, my stay in Basel could not have been better. It was the first summery day of the year so my first instinct was to get rid of my jacket and head straight to the ice cream shop. Basel is a beautiful city and I felt I stepped in another world all day. […]

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May 26, 2011

travel tips


  Moving on from the Balearic Islands now, 9flats has decided to stay in Spain for a little longer and look at another popular destination, the Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean, and begin with Tenerife, the most populated island of Spain. One of the island’s most interesting aspects is that its location and climate […]

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May 25, 2011

travel tips


Mallorca is by far the largest island in the Baleares archipelago and has a population of over 860,000 people, but almost half the people are living on the island capital, Palma. Mallorca has always attracted Germans and British tourists and has often been associated to a mass tourism resort, however, the fact is that the […]

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May 17, 2011

Venture Capital Firm Redpoint Leads Major Funding Round for 9flats.com

London, 17th May 2011 – 9flats.com, the European leader in peer to peer apartment rentals, has announced today that it has completed a major investment round led by Silicon Valley venture capital firm Redpoint Ventures. With this recent investment, the total funding for the company that was incorporated less than six months ago amounts to […]

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May 16, 2011

9flats news

9flats founder at NEXT11 in Berlin!

9flats.com founder, Stephan Uhrenbacher, will attend the NEXT11 event to be held on May 17th and 18th in Berlin. Stephan will participate in a discussion on new business models called “Data Business Models Will Rule the World?” on the 17th at 3.30pm. Stephan’s talk is titled “It’s About Experience, Not Ownership – Indicators for a […]

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May 11, 2011

9flats competition

Check out our new T-shirt!

  ***** Sorry this competition is over. Check out our Facebook page for new offers ***** As worn by our head of product development! Tell us what you think on twitter or Facebook >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Be in with a chance to win a T-shirt if you post a comment @9flats on your Facebook wall and if […]

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April 21, 2011

Overnight-vouchers for all next11 participants

„Data Love“ is the theme of the next11 conference in Berlin, with a fun program too. The next is, as every year, a good reason to visit Berlin. We invite all participants of next11, to book their overnight stay in Berlin through us on 9flats.com. Exclusively for next11 participants we have a special offer: €25 voucher for 9flats.com Your […]

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April 19, 2011

5 Places to see in Valencia

A few weeks ago, Mareike told us which were the five things about Hamburg that she liked the most. Today I bring you something similar about Valencia, where the office of 9flats.com in Spain is located. Valencia is the third most populated city in Spain after Madrid and Barcelona. It’s a city with an old history. […]

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March 31, 2011


My first time in Frankfurt

I’m on my way again! Not on the streets of Berlin, but this time on the German motorway. I booked with 9flats for the first time today and am now headed to Germany’s centre – Frankfurt!   Frankfurt is known best for its bankers, the largest airport in Germany and its high density of candy dispensing […]

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March 14, 2011

Inside view

5 things I love about Hamburg

This week we will be blogging about Hamburg, the second biggest city in Germany. I’ve been living in Hamburg for three years now and have come to love it! Here are 5 things I love about the city: 1. The City Center: it is historic, lively and there are countless options for cafés, shopping and […]

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March 8, 2011

9flats blogger

Introducing Christine, our guest blogger who will be sharing stories as a 9flats guest

Today I’d like to introduce you to Christine. She has a great passion for traveling and shares her experiences on her german blog. Right now, she is staying at places from 9flats.com and will be our guest blogger to talk about our flats, hosts and give tips for all travellers. I did a short interview […]

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March 5, 2011

9flats office

A day at the Berlin office

Today I’ll give you a brief overview of the 9flats office in Berlin Kreuzberg. The office is located in an old brick building with its unique Berlin flair. The small café must be the place to be in the summertime around lunch break. Daniel (left) and Axel (right) say “Hi”. The office has a nice […]

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March 2, 2011

Welcome to our 9flats blog

My name is Mareike and together with Juan, I will be posting background stories from the 9flats team and 9flats travelers and hosts. I am really excited about the concept of 9flats.com. People like us can list their spare guest room or sofa to make some money AND travel to other hosts all around the world […]

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