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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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
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    5 of 5 stars
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Miami, Florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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
18 reviews 18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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Jamestown, Rhode Island
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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59 reviews 59 reviews
16 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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72 reviews 72 reviews
13 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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40 reviews 40 reviews
22 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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Austin, Texas
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

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Ra'anana, Israel
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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

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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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

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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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

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