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Hotel des Alpes

Kandersteg CH-3718, Switzerland
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Ranked #4 of 13 Kandersteg B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Excellent value for money b & b in Kandersteg. The rooms are clean and typical swiss modern style with comfy beds. Nothing extravagant but everything you expect. The hotel is run by a lovely couple who are always happy to help. We left early on the last day and there were sandwiches waiting for us to take on our journey.... More 

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Manchester
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Hotel des Alpes in Kandersteg is a pleasant base to stay in town if you want to keep costs down but stay just a few minutes stroll from the centre of the village, with its handful of restaurants and small bars. Having visited the area with friends for an 'outdoorsy' holiday with walking and adventuring planned, we found the hotel... More 

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Alderley Edge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Having visited Des Alpes for a drink and food on many occasions, and also reviewing them previously I feel that their standards have dropped, the restaurant decor and furnishings lack style and taste, the food has become less appealing, still good but not as good, but finally the real problem seems to be the welcome, there isn't one, a friendly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

If you are looking for luxury accommodation, this place is not what you are looking for. However if you are after somewhere affordable on a family budget, family friendly, clean, comfortable and offering good food, then this is the place for you! I stayed here with my husband and 2 year old son on two separate occasions and do not... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

The ‘kids’ were participating in the Kandersteg Internationale Scout Center and we wanted to be close and participate with them. We were looking for a nice, family friendly value hotel and tried Des Alpes just down the road from KISC, and a bit out of downtown. We were VERY glad we choose this family run hotel as it was perfect... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

We spent one night during a hiking trip through Switzerland. The village of Kandersteg is nice but the main road through town (on which a lot of the hotels face) is busy because this is the access road to the tunnel going towards Italy. The hotel is a bit out of the centre of the village on the main road.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

We only stayed one night,but it was very comfortable and peaceful. We had a balcony on the side. It had a very small en suite bathroom, but was quite adequate. The food was very good and I would recommend the Rosti.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

Our vacation in Europe began with a 2 nights stay at this hotel. And it was definitely a great start! The hotel owner is a friendly man with always a big smile and a booming laughter around the corner. The hotel has an indoor and an outdoor restaurant, tea-room and a bar. Although we had only pizzas for dinner on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

The location is just outside of the centre of kandersteg and 10 mn walk from the trainstation. The place has nice rooms . Our room had an extra corner with a sofa and tv. Only 5 channels. But the view was beautiful. The room was clean and had a bathroom with tub the tiles were a bit outdated but no... More 

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Glasgow
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145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

Great location, half way between Kandersteg International Scout Centre and the village. This is a friendly, small, family run hotel. The rooms are clean and functional, ask for one with balcony that is big enough to sit on. Never mind any of that stuff, the rösti are phenomenal!

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