We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 40 Potsdam hotels

Hotel Am Grossen Waisenhaus

Lindenstrasse 28/29, 144767 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Hotel Am Grossen Waisenhaus to your Saves list
Hotel Am Grossen Waisenhaus
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Show Prices
95%
Ranked #3 of 40 hotels in Potsdam
A recent review
3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Write a Review

46 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    24
    19
    3
    0
    0
See reviews for
6
28
3
5
Rating summary
  • 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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (4)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Utrecht, The Netherlands
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
London
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
18 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Austin, Texas
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013 via mobile

Me and my fiancé stayed here while on vacation. We are from Texas, US and speak a tiny bit of German. Everyone in the hotel was so helpful. The rooms were really clean and comfortable. It's a great location for sightseeing in a Potsdam. Everything is so close and we walked everywhere and didn't need to take a taxi :).... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Ra'anana, Israel
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

Very good breakfast, rich and with many options including Juicing machines for the preparation of fresh orange, carrot and apple juice. Clean and tidy room with excellent shower. Walking distance to San-Souci gardens and Potsdam nice pedestrian street We had a room in the second floor with declining wall over one side of the bad. This was not comfortable and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

This is a very comfortable hotel with spacious rooms and perhaps the best breakfast I have had anywhere. The staff were very charming and helpful. the rooms are spacious with high ceilings and comfortable furnishings. Parking is on a private site 100 metres from the hotel. The hotel is very well located for Sanssouci Park and palaces and the town... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
San Diego
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

Our room was very comfortable, the breakfast was one of the best in Germany. There were so many food choices plus you could make your own waffles and blend fruit or vegetables for a variety of juices and smoothies. The location was great for seeing the sights in Potsdam and all the restaurants are within a few blocks walk. We... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Denmark
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
16 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013 via mobile

This is indeed great value for money. We booked the smallest room possible which proved to be quite adequate. Bathroom is great with a shower where You can swing a cat! Only minus is that there is no a/c which might be a major problem. However breakfast is fantastic and really delicious - there is even gluten free products, always... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lincoln, California
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Just what we like, good breakfast and a location near the center and train. We could walk to this lodging from the train in 20 minutes. Very clean rooms and helpful staff. This hotel has been recently remodeled so it has a new feel and an interesting history.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Viborg
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

The hotel is an old but tastefully renovated building in a quiet cul-de-sac, on the south side of the city centre. The room was large and comfortable - once the heating really got going. It was -2C outside and it was only on the second of our five days at the hotel that we felt it was comfortable to sit... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2

Been to Hotel Am Grossen Waisenhaus? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Hotel Am Grossen Waisenhaus

Address: Lindenstrasse 28/29, 144767 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
Location: Germany > Brandenburg > Potsdam
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 40 hotels in Potsdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com and Priceline so you can book your Hotel Am Grossen Waisenhaus reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Hotel Am Grossen Waisenhaus, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.