Welcome to the Clarion Collection Art'otel Berlin Potsdam, a hotel near Sanssouci Palace and Park The Clarion Collection Art'otel Berlin Potsdam is a wonderful combination of great artwork and contemporary design with modern and historical architecture. In the artwork selected for the hotel, the Dusseldorf artist Katharina Sieverding shows that she regards this hotel as a special destination. Famous British designer Jasper Morrison is responsible for the masterly interior design. The modern design, the work of the Rave architects, blends with the original building created by Persius who planned and erected it in 1848 in the style of an Italian Castello on the bank of the River Havel, only five minutes from the downtown area. The famous Sanssouci Palace and Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site, with its collection of plants from all over the world, is only minutes away from this hotel. Other unique cultural landscapes include the University of Potsdam, a world class institution. Potsdam Street has many shops and pubs. Berlin's Tegel Airport, Congress Centre and Trade Fair Ground are only a short drive from this Potsdam hotel. The Naunener Tor is an interesting local sight. The Alter Markt (Old Market Square) is also great for shopping. The Orangery is a former palace for foreign royal guests. The Neues Palais and the Brandenburg Gate are several other interesting tourist destinations. The Aqua Restaurant, with its marvelous terrace overlooking the river, serves excellent cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner prepared fresh daily by the chefs. There is also a hotel bar for drinks. The custom designed rooms and suites are all suited for an enjoyable stay. Each comes equipped with cable television, hair dryers, desk and air conditioning. Some rooms come with a balcony. Non-smoking rooms should be requested at check-in. This is a pet-friendly hotel.