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Hotel Am Grossen Waisenhaus

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Lindenstrasse 28/29, 144767 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
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Ranked #2 of 40 Hotels in Potsdam
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Wrightwood, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Driving into any large city is almost impossible and the Berlin stories made looking for an alternative critical. Going on line we found Potsdam and its adjacency to Berlin by interurban rail. Then we found Hotel Am Grossen and we were pleasantly surprised for our two night stay. Wonderful staff, good lobby bar (we were thirsty), clean but sparse room,... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we stayed as a base for the local half marathon; it was so close to sanssouci park and about one mile to the HBF for access to Berlin. Also the shops and restaurants are round the corner. The hotel streches! we had a ground floor, road front room with no noise to disturb us. The room facilities were just fine... More 

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Maidstone, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 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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GB
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 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
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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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 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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wigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 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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athens
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
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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Usa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 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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