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The Hayloft

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Butschels, Kandersteg 3718, Switzerland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Chester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful welcome when we arrived with 2 dogs 5 adults and three 15 year olds while walking the Alpine pass route in August. The chalet is beautifully restored and set in an idyllic situation in the Kandersteg valley. We enjoyed a delicious Dinner and breakfast with Kerry , Peter and there son James. We also enjoyed the... More 

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

...thanks to a very warm welcome, a cute chalet, abundant Swiss-style breakfast, and simply irresistible owners. A five minutes walk from Kandersteg, but close to the hiking trails, the via ferata, and the Almenalp cable car.

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Mount Prospect, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Upon arriving at The Hayloft, my wife and I were running with our luggage in tow. Unfortunately, we were not running because we were excited, but because we just realized, my wife accidentally left her purse on the Eurail at the Kandersteg train station! Peter and Kerry, the owners of the Hayloft, must have thought we were really excited. Peter... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A perfectly restored 500 year old wooden Swiss cottage in an unbelievably beautiful mountain valley, great hosts that really make you feel like one of the family, delicious in house food, a selection of restaurants.cafes, health spas, 3 cable cars, an infinity of walking tracks and mountain bike trails.....ect all within 10 min walk from your bedroom, WHAT ELSE DO... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just back from a wonderful weekend at The Hayloft with a group of friends. The chalet is amazing--- you feel like you have stepped into the pages of Heidi. Peter and Kerry were perfect hosts, always on hand to help if required but never intruding and with stories and anecdotes galore. We all felt completely at ease from the moment... More 

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Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ok, so it was a friend's birthday and we were being treated to a weekend at The Hayloft. You'd think that 12 women was too many for one hayloft but it's bigger than you think! The warm beating heart of this beautiful property is its two big-hearted owners, Kerry and Peter. We felt completely at home and were looked after... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the warm welcome to the waving good bye, Peter and Kerry looked so well after us and made us feel like coming back soon to their authentic Swiss chalet, carefully restored. Great views, beds and breakfast not to mention the many shared stories. Kerry and Peter have been out there around the world themselves and greet travelers with humor,... More 

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Portland, OR USA
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great time in Kandersteg, and Kerry and Peter were wonderful hosts. We had the larger family room and it was nice and spacious. We had a small window that overlooked the waterfall at the mountain and an exterior entry as well as an interior door connected directly to the kitchen. While there was a table in our room,... More 

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Klosterneuburg, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice old Switzer house with many plants, great breakfast on a big table the whole family together. Direct view to Via Ferrata! Very quiet. A dog, a cat. Interesting and funny talks with Kerry and Peter, who give a lot of information! I really recommend this pension! :-)

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THEHAYLOFT, Owner at The Hayloft, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review. We really enjoyed having you to stay and the amount of hiking that you manage to do in 8 days was quite inspirational. We very much hope that we will see you again at The Hayloft, we miss you at the big family breakfast :-) More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

My husband and I were only able to stay one night at The Hayloft but we both agree that it was our best night in Switzerland. Kandersteg is breathtakingly beautiful and offers ample outdoors adventures for all levels of adventurer. Kerry & Peter were wonderful hosts and gave us excellent recommendations for activities that would get us out to the... More 

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THEHAYLOFT, Owner at The Hayloft, responded to this review

We are very pleased that this was your best night in Switzerland. Of course it is worth remembering that when you book at extremely short notice you will not get the pick of the rooms, especially as we are such a small B&B. However we feel the group/family room rate of CHF50 per person per night for this room is... More 

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