We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 7 Wil B&Bs / inns

Hotel Schwanen

Obere Bahnhofstrasse 21, Wil 9500, Switzerland
Hotel Schwanen
Best prices for -
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Save Saved
You added Hotel Schwanen to your Saves list
Ranked #2 of 7 Wil B&B and Inns
A recent review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014
mnnbrown San Diego, California
Write a Review

25 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (5)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
  • Mar-May only
  • Jun-Aug only
  • Sep-Nov only
  • Dec-Feb only
All months
San Diego, California
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
12 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

The Hotel Schwanen is nicely located at the end of a large street lined with shops, restaurants and grocery stores with everything you might want or need. And there are no cars on the street! I see complaints about the noise of the church bells and that is an issue, but it's no fault of the hotel. I doubt that... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Fribourg, Switzerland
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

The room 34 was very noisy. Although the traffic quietens at night, the church bells keep striking every 15 min. I had asked for a quiet room ! The room on the top floor was pleasant and a good size single bed.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
33 hotel reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

We obviously were lucky as we had one of the large, newer rooms. The hotels is quite expensive but that's Switzerland. I shall never complain about Paris prices again! The hotel was charming and the breakfast was good - lovely quality hams and cheeses and the multi-grain croissant was delish. We did not dine in the hotel in the evening... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Santa Barbara, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Pricy, but nice. Room for two with breakfast was $180.00 USD. We stayed in room #210 which was quite nice. The door was very thick keeping out sound, but watch the bump on the threshold. I tripped over it more than once. The wireless internet worked well. Check in was easy and the on duty manager Nils Heeb was friendly... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
30 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

I obviously did not get a refurbished room. My room reminded me of a 1970's era Holiday Inn without the amenities. There was a small T.V. on which the only English programing was MTV. I knew I was desperate when I actually watched "16 and Pregnant" and "Jersey Shore". The key (yes, I mean real key) to the room was... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
13 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011

I stayed here twice in November on business and we soon realised there are big differences in the standard of the room depending on which one you get. We established that the best rooms are on the top floor - here you get a large double bed, very modern and newly renovated, lovely bathroom, flat screen TV. On the lower... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
16 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2011

Hotel Schwanen is probably the best you can get in WIl, because there is hardly any choice, but still I found it very dissapointing. The rooms feel like a time travel to the 70s: brownish carpet, brown furnitures, brown tiling with flowers in the bath room. Obviously no renovation has taken place then. I had booked a single room and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Tel Aviv, Israel
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
47 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2011

I spent a night at the Hotel Schwanen in Wil in lieu of a business meeting nearby. The hotel is in the center of Wil, less than 10 minutes walk from the train station and on a pedestrian street. The hotel is typically Swiss and I mean this in the best way. Rooms are not large and not elaborate but... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 7
Darwin Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2011

We spent one night at this hotel - travelling from Germany to France. The staff were friendly. The hotel was in a great location right in the centre of town. Rooms were adequate but fine.

Was this review helpful? Yes 8
Vadodara, India
20 reviews 20 reviews
17 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2010

Booked by company. Good hotel. Better rooms. Good comfort. Next to train station, COOP and shopping arena. nice breakfast and also restaurant. I would prefer to stay here again. Internet WIfi is also included in the room rent which is good.

Was this review helpful? Yes 6
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Hotel Schwanen? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Hotel Schwanen

Address: Obere Bahnhofstrasse 21, Wil 9500, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of St. Gallen > Wil
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 24
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Priceline and Odigeo so you can book your Hotel Schwanen reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

1 photo of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (2)
Other (2)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Price Your Stay