Just 1700 ft from the Luisenplatz Square and Brandenburg Gate, this non-smoking hotel in the Old Town district of Potsdam offers soundproofed rooms with free internet and rich breakfast buffets. Opening in March 2011, the Hotel Am Großen Waisenhaus has spacious rooms with cable TV, hardwood floors, and a private bathroom with hairdryer. The UNESCO-listed Sanssouci Palace is a 15-minute walk from the Am Großen Waisenhaus. The Dutch Quarter and Brandenburger Straße shopping street can also be reached within 10 minutes by foot. A range of restaurants, bars, and supermarkets are located in the Lindenstraße area.