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Wildkirchli, Ebenalp, Weissbad 9057, Switzerland
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Berggasthaus Aescher
Ranked #1 of 6 Weissbad B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I cannot believe I haven't reviewed this one after I visited. It was a great find... Beautiful place in Alps, delicious food. Place offers no hot water and no shower, shared rooms, have to take a cable car to get to. Lots of hiking trails around and plenty of amazing views. I was there in August and it gets pretty... More 

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Lynn, Massachusetts
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Out of our three week Europe trip, we all loved this place the most. It might have been the incredible scenic beauty everywhere we looked, or the charming cozy 170 year old Guesthouse built right into the cliff. It is the kind of experience that you will remember all your life. I loved the gondola ride up, the short hike... More 

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Clifton Park, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I stayed in zurich. Rented a car and drove to the area. You can take the train but it will take you a few transfers and a few hours. When we got there took the cable car. We hiked around the area for an hour and just enjoyed the view. This restaurant is 10-15 min hike downward from where the... More 

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Whitby, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

Delicious food, cozy beds with warm duvets, clean amenities, lovely atmosphere with excellent service. Family friendly. Worth the hike! Best Rosti ever. Beautiful views and interesting history, including a historic chapel built into the caves. A fantastic hike from Weisssbad, and or take the lift to Ebenalp. We did the hike with our two children, 9 and 11 and they... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This is definitely worth the trip. You take an aerial cable up and then hike down or you can opt to hike it from the bottom as well.(A bit longer) The food is simply amazing and all seasonal from the area. The family that run the place are super nice and speak English well enough. They serve the best Rosti... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

My wife was scoping out this place for some time, so we had to go. Went there on September 1 and we took the lift up the mountain and hiked down to the Berggasthaus. You can park your car at the station for the night. It is quite pricey to take the lift (it was about 55 Swiss Francs for... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

We visited here and hiked along the trail to the cliff side restaurant. Dreamy location on the side if a mountain, ate lunch (rosti) with a few Appenzeller beers- it was like being in another planet. One if the coolest places we have ever been, well worth the effort - very friendly people!

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50 reviews 50 reviews
20 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

After a multi day hike we ended up at the Aescher. Restaurant is very busy in the evenings even frequented by locals, few tourists stayed overnight. Accommodation is basic, but clean. Roeschti in different variations was the choice for dinner and we all enjoyed.

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New York City, New York
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

Listen: this is a hostel. Do not come expecting comfort. The proprietors are kind, no-nonsense people who are very good at what they do. The restaurant is very good, classic -- on the expensive side -- but in all of this, you are paying for the SETTING. You are staying in one of the most surreal, magical places on Earth.... More 

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United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Fab location and experience, cosy place and good warm beds. Staying is an experience in itself and the views are amazing! Can get the cable car up and a 20 min downhill walk through some caves to get there. Food was lovely, we got the local rosti which was yummy! Prices we thought were very reasonable for the location and... More 

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Additional Information about Berggasthaus Aescher

Address: Wildkirchli, Ebenalp, Weissbad 9057, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Appenzell > Weissbad
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Berggasthaus Aescher Hotel Weissbad
Berggasthaus Aescher Switzerland/Weissbad, Canton Of Appenzell

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