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Hotel Am Grossen Waisenhaus

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Lindenstrasse 28/29, 144767 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
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Hotel Am Grossen Waisenhaus
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Ranked #2 of 40 Hotels in Potsdam
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Maidstone, England, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
17 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Huge rooms. Fabulous atmosphere with great service and wonderful breakfast choice so what more do you want? Understand other guest comments about lack of aircon but no problem for us. Potsdam is interesting city to visit and would happily stay here again

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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

This hotel provides an opportunity to enjoy a different experience from the standard hotel chain. Located in an ex Army barracks (1839) the building has had many uses before becoming the Waisenhaus in 2011. And for those of you who enjoy atmosphere there's plenty here to keep you interested. The rooms are large, windows operable and there's plenty of room... More 

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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

A really good hotel with superb staff in a very central location. The breakfasts were very good indeed, especially the Saturday morning one! Room and bathroom really lovely. We shall definitely return here.

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Boston, Massachusetts
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

At a great location, just 3 min to walk to the town center, still in a calm side road. Great break fast, large rooms, newly renovated. Friendly staff & owner, parking is around the corner, but only 1 min to walk I would pick this hotel again!

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Tokyo, Japan
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61 reviews 61 reviews
56 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This hotel is situated in an area with cobblestone roads not far from where the big Christmas market was being held. The staff spoke good English and were very friendly. They also did a good job explaining the somewhat tricky parking lot entrance method. Speaking of parking, as soon as I made my booking, which included the fact that I... More 

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84 reviews 84 reviews
24 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

This hotel was in an old building but up to date in the bedrooms. Convenient for restuarants & public transport (15 min walk) in a quiet neighbourhood. Excellent breakfast really good choice of fresh breads & all other buffet items. Breakfast room quite small but adequate for number of guests. Efficient staff.

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37 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We decided to stay in Potsdam and not in Berlin and we did not regret our decision at all!!! To commute by train to Berlin was only 25 mins and the bus to the station passed very near the hotel. I don't know why but choosing a hotel in Potsdam took us more time than usual and when we were... More 

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24 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This hotel comes very close to deserving five stars. Our room was spacious, clean, and quiet. The bed was comfortable and the shower pressure was strong. The hotel is perfectly situated to take advantage of the long, pedestrian-only street, the key tourist attractions, and public transportation. The staff members were extremely friendly and helpful. The breakfast was AMAZINGLY good and... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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198 reviews 198 reviews
38 hotel reviews
278 helpful votes 278 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I agree with another reader that the room was too hot (but it was exceptionnally hot that day). Private parking lot a bit small but ok and cheap. Breakfast was what made me give 4 out of 5: never seen such a wide choice of (some expensive) products.

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Miami, Florida
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41 reviews 41 reviews
9 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Enjoyed my stay at this hotel. It was very close to the shopping area and the historic sites. The breakfast offered great variety and was delicious. My large double room was very comfortable. The staff was very helpful and friendly. I would stay here again when I return to the area.

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