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Berggasthaus Aescher

Wildkirchli, Ebenalp, Weissbad 9057, Switzerland
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Berggasthaus Aescher
Ranked #1 of 6 Weissbad B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

I found this place after quite some research on the internet. The pictures were simply awesome and the reviews extraordinary. I simply had to go visit this place! We travelled as a family with two pre-teens. Reaching the place itself is a journey in itself, with a drive to Weissbad, the cable car ride up (extremely windy on top), the... More

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Beaverton, Oregon
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

I was here in 2005 on a Rick S. Trip. I loved the rosti so much that I had to bring my wife back on this trip. I have yet to find a place that can take potatoes and make them into such an excellent tasting meal (in the USA, they would be called hash browns)!! In Switzerland the dish... More

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Canberra
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

Having seen a picture of this place on 500 places to see before you die or something like that, I planned to try to get there. I am thrilled to say that the weather in Appenzellerland that day managed to hold off long enough for us to make our ascent up in the Ebenalp chairlift near Weissbad and then on... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

We stayed here overnight in May 2012. It was all we could of hoped for. My wife was cautioned there would be no shower or hairwashing that day so she was prepared ! If you like mild to moderate hiking and want to experience a little of the true Swiss mountain experience this has got it. If you like big... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
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52 reviews 52 reviews
9 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

This wonderful little gem in the Alps is not to be missed. Berggasthaus means Mountain Guest House. It is carved out of the granite wall it sits against. But it is really a Matratzenlager (dormitory). It has several rooms of large mattresses that you throw your sleeping bag onto and bed down with others. Blankets are provided if needed. The... More

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Sherman Oaks, CA
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2011

This is not a typical vacation experience for me, as I usually prefer 4 star hotels with spas. However, after seeing the pictures and reading about it, I knew it would be worth one night sharing a room and not having a shower. I was a little hesitant about leaving my suitcases in the car at the bottom of the... More

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Maple Valley, Washington
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64 reviews 64 reviews
27 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2010

Berggasthaus Aescher is NOT on the beaten track-- but is simply one of the true gems of the Appenzell canton-- and Switzerland in general. A small, intimate Gasthaus on the hillside/cliffside below Ebenalp, Aescher is quaint, small, and the scenery is SPECTACULAR-- this in a country where exceptional views are not that exceptional. Perched on the edge of a cliff... More

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Also Known As:
Berggasthaus Aescher Hotel
Berggasthaus Aescher Hotel Weissbad
Berggasthaus Aescher Switzerland/Weissbad, Appenzell
Address: Wildkirchli, Ebenalp, Weissbad 9057, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Appenzell > Weissbad
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Ranked #1 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in Weissbad

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