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Hotel Drachenburg & Waaghaus

Am Schlosspark 7 + 10, Gottlieben 8274, Switzerland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff are unerringly polite, helpful and discreet. This charming and historical hotel was the setting of my friend's wedding. Embrace the spirit of yesteryear, steep yourself in its vintage charm and take a stroll along the lake and through the village. This hotel experience would delight those in such of history. Those looking for minimalism and gadgets in their... More 

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Atlanta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our stay was in the Waaghaus part of the hotel. The rooms appeared rather dated (yes they are supposed to be antique style, but could use some upgrades.) Cloth wallpaper was beautiful, but could use a cleaning. Very quiet and a good place to spend a restful night. The breakfast buffet at 17 Franks / person was overpriced. It was... More 

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Roskilde, Denmark
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Very nice hotel with authentic atmosphere. Beautiful situated besides river Rhine. Many fine rustic details scattered all over. Fine restaurant with superb staff. Fair price. Excellent for recreational purpose.

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Max P, Manager at Hotel Drachenburg & Waaghaus, responded to this review

Dear Michael, thank you very much for your feedback here on Tripadvisor, we're looking forward to welcome you soon again here in Gottlieben. Yours faithfully, Anita Bischler Hummel and the Team of Hotel Drachenburg & Waahaus More 

Soest, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This hotel is located near the waters in Gottlieben. It looks like Escape to the Country. Beautiful wooden frame buildings. Hotel and restaurant. I had room 11, spacious, above the main entrance. Lookout on restaurant opposite and parking place. Room is comfortable. Breakfast starts at 7am, enough choice of tasty breads, yogurts. Parking is with a disc until 7pm. Approx... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014 via mobile

Everyday they cleaned the room and changed all the linens. The room is spacious. Everybody are friendly, warm and hospitable even the whole community of gottlibien. We really enjoy our stay there. The problem is, you have to walk around 10-15 mins to ride the train.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This hotel is special ! Its Swiss history with bags of atmosphere and I lked it ! The staff are helpful and easy to talk too even if your Swiss German is almost zero - like mine ! The setting is on the Rhine, a beautiful river that provides a magnificent back drop to the place and many interesting boat... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

This hotel is very, like VERY old, and it shows. The rooms look like something from the 70's, but they are clean, spacious and most of them with a scenic view of River Rhine. The buildings look like a castle, and they are situated in the small but lovely city of Gottlieben. Food is typically German = Good, simple and... More 

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Verona, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

Hotel charmant. Good organization . very nice location - old fashion style - also available for meeting and conferences. The meeting rooms is very nice and hospitable - not the usual cold meeting rooms...

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013 via mobile

Rooms are pretty old, the bed a little bit too soft. Staff is friendly and the breakfast is super. Considering the area, which is pretty expensive this hotel is not bad, not nothing special neither. The thing I didn't like is that the pictures they use in the website are completely different from the reality.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012 via mobile

i stayed for 5 nights in september 2012. alone for buisness. room # 31 Adv: near place to konstanz and to train station - nice location on the lake - friendly helpful cheerful stuff - nice food Disadv: old furniture & hotel - no air condition - no elevator - small room no space - no variety in food (ask... More 

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