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BEST WESTERN Plus Hotel Speer

4.0 of 5 untere Bahnhofstrasse 5 | 8640 Rapperswil, Rapperswil 8640, Switzerland (Formerly Swiss Q Hotel)
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Warsaw, Poland
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62 reviews 62 reviews
55 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice medium-sized hotel, clean and well-maintained, with breakfast. German and international guests. Located under 5 minutes' walk away from the railway station, under 10 minutes to the castle. A Migros supermarket and a few restaurants nearby. Friendly service, speak English, daily cleaning. The front desk closes down at night. The breakfast selection is quite decent, offering most English/German staples... More 

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Urs H, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Plus Hotel Speer, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your recent visit and for taking the time to compete the survey. Your business is very important to us and we value your feedback. By telling us what you liked about your stay and how we can improve, you are helping us deliver a superior exprerience for you and other guests in the future. You... More 

Pretoria
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arriving at this hotel by car is a real problem! Nowhere to park in front of hotel even to offload your luggage. Once one manages to find out where the parking is, a way from the hotel, you are forced to haul your luggage from an underground garage to the hotel through the streets. No help from the hotel at... More 

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Urs H, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Plus Hotel Speer, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you for your feedback about your recent stay at our hotel. Our hotel has got “unfortunately” only a large parking lot directly in front of the building. This is provided to enable guests to load and unload their vehicles as comfortably as possible. We regret to hear that, in the rush of the daily traffic, you oversaw... More 

Schaffhausen, Switzerland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We (couple) stayed at the Best Wester Hotel Speer for one night. The Hotel is directly oposite the train station yet the room we got was very quiet and provided all the amenities you are looking for in a four star hotel. While it doesn't look grand from the outside, the lobby, the bar and the rooms are modern and... More 

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Urs H, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Plus Hotel Speer, responded to this review

Dear guests great to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay in our hotel. Thank you for taking the time to give us a feedback. We appreciate that very much. It is essential to see our house in the eyes of our customers as well. Our big aim is to fulfil the needs of all our guests at our BEST.... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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78 reviews 78 reviews
20 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I stayed in the hotel with my wife for 4 nights. We had a special rate and payed less than the normal price. The rate we payed was ok for a 3 star hotel and that is what this hotel really is. The room was small, the bath ok but it took very long time to get warm water and... More 

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Urs H, Inhaber at BEST WESTERN Plus Hotel Speer, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback about your stay at our hotel. Of course, we regret that we did not receive the customary “positive” feedback we are used to. Under such circumstances, it would have been beneficial for us if you had let us know after the first night. Our emphasis is completely on the needs and wishes of our guests,... More 

Gloucestershire, England
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200 reviews 200 reviews
145 hotel reviews
307 helpful votes 307 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We'd stayed at the Hotel Speer previously and had been pleased with our choice so looked no further when returning to Rapperswil this time. Though our room was fresh and perfectly maintained and suited us well with reliable free internet, the lack of air conditioning meant we needed to leave the window open. No problem - except the fifteen minute... More 

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Urs H, Inhaber at BEST WESTERN Plus Hotel Speer, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback about your stay at our hotel. The advantage of the location, in one of the loveliest small towns in Switzerland, unfortunately had a disadvantage in this case. You are in the midst of our lively town and also somewhat at the mercy of the church bells, which ring every hour at night. Unfortunately, we have... More 

UK
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70 reviews 70 reviews
58 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Reasonable and comfortable modern hotel with minibar, tea and coffee facilities and was an acceptable price. The hotel had free internet access. The hotel had chargeable car parking although it did take a while to find.

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Urs H, Leiter Front Office at BEST WESTERN Plus Hotel Speer, responded to this review

Dear guest With great pleasure we have discovered your feedback. Thank you so much for taking the time to do so. We are glad you liked your recent stay in our hotel and are very much looking forward to welcoming you again. BEST regards Marianne Kneist Head of Reception More 

Minnesota
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100 reviews 100 reviews
67 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

The location of this hotel - across from the train station and near the lake and other shops and restaurants, is incredibly convenient. Service was very helpful, friendly and accommodating, and the staff speaks English. They were able to accommodate our requests (for an iron, for luggage storage) easily and even volunteered making our breakfast-to-go when we had an early... More 

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Urs H, Leiter Front Office at BEST WESTERN Plus Hotel Speer, responded to this review

Dear guest With great pleasure we have discovered your feedback. Thank you so much for taking the time to do so. By telling us what you liked about your stay and how we can improve, you are helping us deliver a superior experience for you and other guests in the future. We are happy you liked your recent stay in... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

On my numerous trips to Rapperwill this hotel is definitely recommendable. Friendly and helpful service combined with rooms, although on the small size, which are well equipped and a good breakfast make this hotel a very good experience for business travelers. Also the commute by train from and to Zurich is well organized which makes this hotel also suitable for... More 

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Urs H, Leiter Front Office at BEST WESTERN Plus Hotel Speer, responded to this review

Dear guest With great pleasure we have discovered your feedback. Thank you so much for taking the time to do so. We are very happy you liked your recent stay in our hotel. It is an honour to get a feedback like yours and will encourage us to give a 100% every single day. Thank you. We are looking forward... More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

On my numerous trips to the Zurich area the Hotel Speer stands out as a great value, a good location (on the train line) and the very courteous staff. The rooms are on the smaller side (it is Europe) but they are more than adequate. The location is great - the city of Raperswil is a great little town. There... More 

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Urs H, Leiter Front Office at BEST WESTERN Plus Hotel Speer, responded to this review

Dear guest With great pleasure we have discovered your feedback. Thank you so much for taking the time to do so. We are very happy you liked your recent stay in our hotel. It is an honour to get a feedback like yours and will encourage us to give a 100% every single day with all the power we have.... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I found myself alone with my son and no baby sitter was available. The director offered to look after him during my ironman race. Very kind of her and way beyond her obligations. On top of that the hotel is clean and modern. Not luxury but very good any way.

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Geschätzter Gast Herzlichen Dank, dass Sie sich die Zeit genommen haben, unser Haus zu bewerten. Wir versuchen stehts, die Anliegen... More 

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Address: untere Bahnhofstrasse 5 | 8640 Rapperswil, Rapperswil 8640, Switzerland (Formerly Swiss Q Hotel)
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Location: Switzerland > Canton of St. Gallen > Rapperswil
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN Plus Hotel Speer 4*
Number of rooms: 56
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Also Known As:
Best Western Rapperswil
Rapperswil Best Western
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