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Hauptplatz 11, Rapperswil 8640, Switzerland
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Hotel Jakob
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We spent two nights in Rapperswil with our teenage daughters. This is small, traditional but modern inside hotel, in a really charming town on Lake Zurich, only about 40 minutes from the airport - a great place to stop after arriving or before leaving. It is worth a night or two to visit this quaint waterfront town. There are great... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We stayed in Rapperswil 2 nights, as a base for visiting the larger area. This hotel is at the center of town, and was very comfortable. It lacked some amenities, such as public computers for guests, but was clean and friendly. We enjoyed a corner room, overlooking the central platz.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

With an exceptionally friendly staff this hotel is recommendable for travelers who stay one or a couple of nights in Rapperswill. The rooms are sufficiently equipped although the bathrooms should deserve some attention. Especially the rooms on the upper floor are not very suitable for guests who are tall like myself because of the cross beams running through the room.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Staff were really welcoming, decent price which included a nice breakfast, very central, lovely, clean room with free wifi and TV. Definitely would recommend. Gorgeous wooden banisters in the bedroom with comfortable beds.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Really nice location with hotel in the picturesque central square. The rooms are a little tired but overall it was a very good place to stay. I was only there for 1 night on business. The welcome at reception was very friendly and helpful. I ate dinner in the bar which was very quiet but again friendly service and the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Comfortable single room with clean bathroom. Great location in atmospheric town centre. Be aware that there is no aircon & the church bell chiming.Excellent breakfast with good coffee. Wifi available throughout. Bar closes relatively early mid week

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

LOCATION: JAKOB Hotel am Hauptplatz is located at Hauptplatz 11, in the heart of the Old Town and right at the foot of Schloss Rapperswil. The pier (whence cruises on Zürichsee depart) and the famed rose gardens are all easily accessible on foot. There is a Saturday market selling fresh local produce in the town square, just outside the Hotel.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

This beautifully town has been a destination of our vacations, many many times,I would recommend Best Western SPeer across the road from Train Station as a GREAT ,Friendly place to stay ,being Sold Out! They arranged Hotel Jakob for my place to stay for the week,WOW a quaint unique place with a sit ting lounge for a drink,GREAT Food restaurant... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

Nice and charming hotel, very friendly staff. The rooms are correct. The food served in the restaurant is excellent, especially the fish menus. This hotel is located closeby Lake Zurich, Rappersville castle and at walking distance from the railway station.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

I stayed at the Hotel Jakob for 3 nights in September 2012. I had a double room with ensuite bathroom facing the lovely marketplace. If I remeber correctly, the house is a few centuries old and useed to be the post-station. So while all amenities and furniture in the room were quite new the floor is a bit tilted, which... More 

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Address: Hauptplatz 11, Rapperswil 8640, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of St. Gallen > Rapperswil
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 20
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