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Hotel Am Grossen Waisenhaus

Lindenstrasse 28/29, 144767 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
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Ranked #2 of 40 Hotels in Potsdam
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 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
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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84 reviews 84 reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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23 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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130 reviews 130 reviews
30 hotel reviews
245 helpful votes 245 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We stayed 3 nights in June 2014 and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Staff friendly and helpful, quiet double room on second floor with great shower and fantastic buffet breakfast. The hotel and Potsdam were just perfect for visiting Berlin. It is only a 15 minute walk to the main train station and it takes just 25 minutes to the centre... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We stayed for two nights at the Hotel am Großen Waisenhaus in February 2014. Our stay was very pleasant with a friendly staff, large double room, and very generous breakfast. The hotel is about a five minute walk to the shops, restaurants and cafés of Potsdam and a ten minute walk to the historic sites. The hotel is also about... More

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63 reviews 63 reviews
16 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

The old orphanage is a long narrow, two-storey building in the old part od Potsdam. The reception was - if not unfriendly, then at least reserved. I had been given a single room on the ground floor with a single bed up against the wall, so I asked to have it changed to a room with a large bed. The... More

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81 reviews 81 reviews
15 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

I spent two nights here last week. I arrived after closing hours, and it was slightly hard to find, also because of the strange German street numbering system. The hotel is a very quiet place, and I slept well. The breakfast was excellent, with a lot of choice between good products. Staff was friendly and helpful. I think price/value was... More

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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Unless you're plan is to spend more time in your room rather than exploring Potsdam, this place is perfect for top quality little double rooms in a great location. The breakfast is fantastic too and you could easily gorge on all the fresh choices including made-to-order eggs whichever way you like. All the staff were really friendly and helpful too,... More

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Address: Lindenstrasse 28/29, 144767 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
Location: Germany > Brandenburg > Potsdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 34
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