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Hotel Simplon

Sebastiansplatz 6, Brig CH - 3900, Switzerland
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Ranked #3 of 10 Brig B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Isle of Wight
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited on a Great Rail Holiday. At dinner on the first night, it started to snow and by the time we went to bed, it was laying quite well. Very early next morning we heard a rumbling noise, and discovered 2 small snowploughs zipping around the square. From our vantage point on the top floor we could see just how... More

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Stamford, England, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Well-run family hotel in the heart of Brig. We visited as part of the Great Rail Journeys Glacier Express winter tour and very much enjoyed our stay here. Free wifi available in the reception area brought us together in groups each evening rather than logging-on in our rooms, which was nice. The room had a curious layout and the bedclothes... More

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Waterlooville, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Stayed in this hotel as part of the GRJ trip on the Glacier Express in winter. This is a really good hotel and the rooms are neat and tidy, spacious and well presented. We stayed in room 402 and although this room has that floor's fire escape door through it this door cannot be accessed by anyone unless the fire... More

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Melton Mowbray
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

We were well received at Hotel Simplon and wanted for nothing. This family hotel within easy walking distance of the station is a good base for exploring this part of Switzerland. Breakfasts were typically continental. Our room was of a reasonable standard but the lighting was very poor and the mini-fridge did not appear to function.

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Andover, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

This hotel provided a superb base for part of our Great Rail Journey holiday. It is located a short walk from the station in a quieter part of the town. It was spotlessly clean throughout, and we were well cared for by the efficient and friendly staff. Our room on the fourth floor at the rear was good, with a... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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157 reviews 157 reviews
27 hotel reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

We spent four days at this hotel and were very impressed it was spotlessly clean and we had a room at the side of the hotel on the second floor with a lovely balcony all the staff were very pleasant and our meals were lovely it is conveniently situated within walking distance to the trains and buses which are very... More

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Aberdare, Wales
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Like many reviews already written we stayed as part of the itinerary of Great Rail journeys. We were placed on the fifth floor and our room had a slopping ceiling which I often hit my head on. Not particularly nice as it was a textured coating. We did though have a balcony to sample the clean Swiss air though two... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
15 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

Rather an odd hotel, in so much as our room was also the fire escape! The door where the fire escape was, within our room, was locked, and our room key couldn't open it. Also, if the fire alarm activated, would all the guests be able to come into our room (which we kept locked, for obvious reasons) to try... More

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Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
57 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

I think that these guys rely on business from GRJ. The first room we had was on 5th floor with a view over the mountains and with a small patio, for some reason they found it necessary to lock one one of the these doors making it hard to get out or get air into the room. The shower had... More

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Doha, Qatar
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54 reviews 54 reviews
18 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

We also stayed here with Great Rail Journey for 4 nights in the last week of July.and I don't want to repeat the same review as the rest of the guests who have stayed here recently . I totally agree with everything that they have written . it's an honest and fair comments and I also agree with The comments... More

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Also Known As:
Minotel Brig
Brig Minotel
Address: Sebastiansplatz 6, Brig CH - 3900, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Valais > Brig
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Ranked #3 of 10 B&Bs / Inns in Brig
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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