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Butschels, Kandersteg 3718, Switzerland
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The Hayloft
Ranked #1 of 12 Kandersteg B&B and Inns
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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place, great hosts! I can highly recommend The Hayloft to anyone looking for a charming and authentic place to stay in the Swiss alps. We spent 2 days in Kandersteg, did some hiking, enjoyed a relaxing time in the wooden hot tub and interesting chats with Kerry and Peter. Thanks again, it was a wonderful weekend.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is difficult to find yet another way of explaining the lure of The Hayloft when it has been done so many times before by so many different people. It is indeed a special place, if you understand what you are looking for. It is surrounded by impressive peaks, waterfalls, wildlife and endless alpine walks of incredible beauty – precisely... More 

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Bronxville, New York
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family loved this wonderful bed and breakfast. The hayloft was so comfortable and beautifully restored. We enjoyed taking walks in the village and in the mountains. The location was excellent. Our hosts were always helpful, fun and interesting, and their breakfasts were delicious and wholesome. We intend to return to this delightful place.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

The restoration of the Hayloft has been well done. It is a charming, if quirky property, set in a quiet part of the Kandersteg valley, only a short walking distance from the village. The physical surroundings confirm that you are in Switzerland but, otherwise, you might think you were tucked away in an English village. The style and ambience is... More 

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THEHAYLOFT, Owner at The Hayloft, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to review our B&B. We very much appreciate the fact that The Hayloft has won Tripadvisor awards, however we now are experiencing many travellers that book a stay at The Hayloft because they believe we are the “best” and “#1”, without having done any research as to what we offer, in terms of food or accommodation.... More 

Tarpon Springs, FL
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41 reviews 41 reviews
20 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

From the moment we arrived at The Hayloft, I was smitten. We stayed in The Hayloft Room. This room was like our own little cabin. It was clean, comfortable and modernized, yet rustic and reminiscent of its days as an actual hayloft. Charming details such as original hardware on the doors and windows and original wood walls added to the... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Gteat place in a great location. Perfect for summer exploration of a great aera in the swiss alps. Prices are very reasonable. Family room is big with an attic for the children. Hosts are very nice and helpfull.

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THEHAYLOFT, Owner at The Hayloft, responded to this review

We are sorry that you didn’t find your stay as excellent as is the usual experience of our guests. However, your comments are very welcome. At CHF50 per person per night, inclusive of breakfast and tax, The Hayloft Family Room is just about the best value in Kandersteg, as you indicated. Our accommodation is very well described in our website,... More 

Keene, New Hampshire
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Just one more addition to the chorus of praise for the Hayloft -- we couldn't have asked for a more lovely, welcoming place to stay, in what has to be one of the prettiest valleys in the world. A 500+ year old traditional Swiss farmhouse that has been beautifully and tastefully updated, private bathrooms, a delicious and ample breakfast, two... More 

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Washington, DC
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Our family of 5 had a great weekend at the Hayloft in lovely Kandersteg. Our three boys loved the cozy room and the wonderful breakfast. They've asked when we can return! Kerry and Peter are wonderful hosts.

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Our family of 4 stayed at the Hayloft in early June and it far exceeded all of our expectations! The Hayloft is set in a postcard setting amongst the meadows with cows and mountains and waterfalls all around. We stayed in the biggest room which was great for our family of 4 and it had a private bathroom... It can... More 

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Epsom, Surrey
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

The ratings on TripAdvisor are very high, so we weren't quite sure whether hosts Kerry and Peter and family would manage to achieve this stretching benchmark — but they did! The setting is delightful, a traditional alpine chalet on the edge of a wildflower meadow (at least until it's cut or grazed later in the summer), about 12 minutes walk... More 

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Address: Butschels, Kandersteg 3718, Switzerland
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Location: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Kandersteg
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Number of rooms: 4

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