This family-run, 4-star hotel in Kiel features elegant rooms and free use of the spa with indoor swimming pool. It is in Hasseldieksdamm, 3 miles from the center of the city. The spacious rooms at the Ringhotel Birke Kiel - Das Business und Wellness Hotel come equipped with a flat-screen TV. Wi-Fi internet is free for 1 hour each day. The Birke's spa facilities include 4 saunas, a steam bath, swimming pool and a bistro. Massages and cosmetic treatments, as well as sports, relaxation and health courses are all available. The Fischers Fritz restaurant with show kitchen serves excellent North German cuisine. It specializes in fish and game dishes, and serves a hearty Northern-German breakfast buffet each morning. The bar with open fireplace serves a range of drinks and snacks. During warm weather, guests are welcome to relax outside on the beach chairs. The Birke provides a free shuttle service to Kiel during the week for business guests. The hotel is just a 10-minute drive from Kiel Harbour and Kiel University.