While staying at a hotel in Potsdam we recommend you to see the parks and palaces of Sanssouci, the largest World Heritage Site in Germany and the city’s landmark.
Sanssouci used to be Frederick the Great’s summer residence and will now be a highlight during your stay in Potsdam. Its beautiful park, which was designed by Peter Joseph Lennè in the 18th century, will be a source of tranquillity and relaxation during your stay at a Potsdam hotel.
Being a guest at one of Potsdam’s hotels you should also enjoy the complex’s wonderful charm at the Orangery (former palace for foreign royal guests), the Chinese tea pavilion and the Charlottenhof Palace (a neoclassical palace built in 1826).
During your stay at a Potsdam hotel you should also make sure to visit the church Nikolaikirche that was designed by Karl Friedrich Schinkel.
Your hotel in the north of Potsdam will be located near the Neuer Garten (New Garden), which was laid out in 1786 in the English style. At the lake Heiliger See you will see the Cecilienhof Palace, which was the scene of the Potsdam Conference from 17 July to 2 August 1945.
Potsdam’s largest district is Babelsberg, where you will not only find numerous nice hotels, but also the legendary “Babelsberg Studios”, the oldest large-scale film studio in the world (founded in 1911). You may take a guided tour round the premises and get an exciting insight into Germany’s film industry.
Near your hotel in Potsdam-Babelsberg you will find the bridge Glienicker Brücke, the border to neighbouring metropolis Berlin.
You will reach your hotel in Potsdam easily via several through roads.
Potsdam ranks among Europe’s most vital biotechnology sites. In the district Babelsberg Potsdam hotel guests will find a crystalline production site of sweets producer Katjes.
Total population: 150,000 (February 2008)
Postal codes: 14401 - 482