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Hotel Am Grossen Waisenhaus

#10 of 39 Hotels in Potsdam
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London (England)
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is in the historic town centre of Potsdam, about 20 minutes walk from the main railway station, 10 minutes from the stop for the tram to the station, 5 minutes from the pedestrianised Brandenburger Straße. This part of the street is a cul-de-sac, so quiet. I arrived at about noon which seemed to throw them. My room –... More 

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Austria
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

Located more or less in the city centre, this is the choice if you want to visit Potsdam. This hotel was a orphange in the past. And the pictures are all over the place. It is a very old building. Reception: It's located at the entrance. One desk, simple. Check in procedure fast. Room: I've got a room for a... More 

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Stuttgart
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Not the best location for visit oft he sights of Potsdam as it a bit in the middle of all sights. Rooms are large but lack a bit of decor, it felt extremly steril. Breakast was good with lots of choices including fresh orange, carrot and apple juice.

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Cary, NC
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I knew when I booked this hotel that it did not have AC, and so I booked a single to avoid the top floor. However, I got a cheap upgrade offer when I was already traveling. I had forgotten about the problem with the top floor and accepted it. The top floor rooms face west with no shade, and at... More 

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Wrightwood, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

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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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 25 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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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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Additional Information about Hotel Am Grossen Waisenhaus

Address: Lindenstr. 28/29, 14467 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
Location: Germany > Brandenburg > Potsdam
Price Range: $108 - $169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Am Grossen Waisenhaus 3*
Number of rooms: 34
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