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The Hayloft

Travelers' Choice award winner
Butschels, Kandersteg 3718, Switzerland
The Hayloft
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Having just moved to the UK from Seattle, US, we were looking for a new place to do some X-country skiing with our 17 year old son. We were looking for reasonably priced accommodations. We were very fortunate to find the Hayloft on the web. It is a beautiful home in a beautiful part of Switzerland. Most importantly, the owners... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

When booking our family ski holiday we don’t think of going anywhere else than to the Hayloft in Kandersteg. Our first vacation here was over five years ago and we have been going back ever since and not just for the skiing season, The Hayloft in Kandersteg has something to offer all year round. This wonderful Swiss hideaway is the... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Our stay at the Hayloft (and Kandersteg in general) can be described with on world: perfect. Kerry and Peter are truly some of the best hosts we have ever encountered in our trips. Our room was very cosy and well-kept, in a house with great character. They kept us entertained during our (very good and really generous) breakfasts. Each morning... More 

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Keene, Texas, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

My roommate and I had the privilege to stay in the Hayloft over our Christmas break and it was truly one of the best places we have ever visited. Kerry and Peter made us feel at home and their house was absolutely adorable and very well-kept. They talked with us and gave us great advice on where to go in... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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9 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

If you do not fall under the spell of the Hayloft, then you cannot possibly be ever contented. From the cosiness oozing from every corner to Kerry's unique sense of humour and Peter's efficiency and patience, everything will be done, seemingly effortlessly (but we know it requires 24/7 hard work and commitment) to make your stay a memorable one. Whether... More 

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THEHAYLOFT, Owner at The Hayloft, responded to this review

It was a delight to welcome you all back to The Hayloft. Flannels and shower gel await you on your return :-) We are also looking forward to those medals! More 

Singapore, Singapore
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I almost didn't want to write a review, lest The Hayloft gets overrun with visitors and I won't be able to get a room the next time! But the charm and comfort that makes this B and B in Kandersteg so special is thanks to the lovely owners of the Hayloft, Kerry and Peter! They gave us lots of great... More 

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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

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
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9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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 

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