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  • Remise Blumberg 9 rooms from $95


    A charming bed and breakfast set within pretty gardens in central Potsdam. Well-proportioned rooms are simple in design, clean and comfortable. Indulgent breakfast for a hearty start to the day. Walking distance to many of the local attractions. An ideal base for exploring the city.

    Local exploring  -  Close to Potsdam's sights yet set within a tranquil garden.
    Great walks  -  Take a stroll around the Sanssouci park, just minutes from the hotel.
    Sights nearby  -  Walking distance (through a lovely park) to the Ruinenberg Castle.
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  • Hotel Bayrisches Haus 26 rooms from $118


    A glorious Bavarian chalet set in the Potsdam game reserve. Completely surrounded by nature with wonderful views and access to park activities. Michelin star restaurant serves innovative German cuisine, a fabulous spa for total pampering, and elegant rooms and suites. Good value!

    In/by a Nature Reserve  -  Located in the heart of the Potsdam game reserve.
    Traditional  -  Built in 1847 in the purest Bavarian tradition.
    Foodies  -  Award-winning Michelin star restaurant.
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    Recommended by  -  Relais & Chateaux
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About Potsdam

Potsdam. which lies on the river Havel, borders Berlin and is jsut 15 miles South West of its centre. It is the capital of the German federal state of Brandenburg. Potsdam famously hosted the synonymous conference in July 1945 leading to the Potsdam Agreement and Declaration which brought the second world war in Europe to a close. And for most that knowledge is as far as it goes, but there is plenty more to find out, and the best places to stay in Potsdam are ideal for getting to know the city but they can also be used as a base if you don't fancy staying in the centre of Berlin.

The city plan very much adopted the ‘spirit of enlightenment’ philosophy and ideas. It was intended to represent a picturesque pastoral dream, and around the city are a series of interconnected lakes and cultural landmarks.

The Sanssouci Palace (meaning ‘without care’) was the summer home of Frederick the Great, King of Prussia. It was home to subsequent Prussian monarchs until Kaiser Wilhelm abdicated in 1918. The parks and Palace of Sanssouci is the largest world heritage site in Germany, and an absolute "must see"!

There is much to see and do, from gawping at the feast of architectural delights, to walking in the beautiful parks. And don't forget the Filmstudio Babelsburg which is the oldest large scale film studio in the world.

Our pick of the best places to stay in Potsdam vary from a charming city centre B&B to a Bavarian style luxury chalet just out of town.

The best places to stay in Potsdam

For foodies

  • The 26 bedroomed luxury Hotel Bayrisches Haus is in the heart of the Potsdam game reserve and takes the form of a Bavarian chalet. In an elevated position, it enjoys panoramic views and is surrounded by nature. It also boasts an award winning Michelin star restaurant specializing in German cuisine.

For a central B&B

  • Remise Blumberg is a pretty B&B in the centre of town where you'll find spacious contemporary style rooms strolling distance from the main attractions.

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