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Hotel Hirschen

Fischmarktplatz 7, Rapperswil 8640, Switzerland
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Ranked #2 of 4 hotels in Rapperswil
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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44 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

We spent one night at the Hotel Hirschen as a stopover while driving across Switzerland. The hotel is ideally located and suitable for that purpose. It is right on the Fischmarktplatz which has quite a number of nice restaurants and bars. Our room was quite large and decorated in keeping with the age of the building. The bell in the... More

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155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

For people like me that hate staying at airport hotels we are always looking for an alternative for a last night stay. Well the Hirschen hit the bill. It has nice clean, comfortable rooms with a nice view of the lake and the dockside. It's above a McDonalds of all places, but you really not aware of the fast food... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

When I visit any hotel, my immediate expectation is that it will be average. So it takes something a little special for me to give an above average review or something bad, for a below average one. The Hotel Hirschen didn't really have anything of either.. nothing really good, nor nothing really bad. It was perfectly average. Which did come... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

Lovely warm hosts and a wonderful room. Quiet and centrally located near the restaurants and walking bridge. Park directly behind the hotel to drop bags and check in.... Reception on the second floor. Our room #43 had a raised roof with exposed beams and was very comfortable with a sitting area, good bed with curtains and a view towards the... More

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Lund
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

I have stayed at Hotel Hirschen a few times when on business trips . We normally take the train when we are in the Zürich area and the location of the hotel is excellent; a minute or so away from the railway station. The rooms and the comfort is excellent; I have stayed in a handful of different rooms and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

We booked this hotel through a local friend and were glad we did. The location, just across the street from the train station, is terrific. It's also located in the center of the Rapperswil 'Old Town', one of the most delightful settings we encountered on our trip through Switzerland. The area is dotted with quality restaurants and high-end shopping. And... More

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Slough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

Another stop for us was the lovely Hotel Hirschen, stunning location next to the beautiful lake, we had great dinner, lovely wine, excellent breakfast. I must say by far the best breakfast I have ever had, on the negative the size of the room was small, the church bells a bit over the top as they go quite regularly. Definitely... More

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Bressanone, Italy
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26 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

The parking situation is somewhat awkward but there is no other situation. Room was nice with a great view on the lake. Guess the hotel, as all hotels along on the harbour, can be noisy sometimes as there a lot of open air bars and restaurants.

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

What a beautiful hotel overlooking the lake and restaurants. Perfect position, perfect room, great hospitality. If you are near Rapperswil you must stay here....if you are driving you do need the paid parking.

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Ostrava, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2012

We have soebt here two nights. The room was very nice since of feritaile style. Yyou really feel there very comfortable and safe. Even the room was not from the biggests. There is not restaurant, but you take the breakfast in nice room which is also nicely decorated and you will feel there very well. We would definitely recommend that... More

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Also Known As:
Hirschen Hotel Rapperswil
Address: Fischmarktplatz 7, Rapperswil 8640, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Rapperswil
Amenities:
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
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Ranked #2 of 4 hotels in Rapperswil
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Hirschen is located in the Center of Rapperswil at the Fschmarktplatz, next to the harbor, the train station, shopping facilties, places to go, Restaurants and bars and has a view on the lake of Zürich. You may reach Zürich, St. Gallen and Lucern easily by train and Zürich also by ship. Enjoy your stay in the oldest still run hotel in Rapperswil (since 1640) and in this building (as you see it) dating from 1511. The inside of the Hotel is completely refourbished. On the 4th floor you will sleep under a roof of 1511 and historic beams. We will be happy to welcome you to a truly family run hotel. Best regardsAndreas und Barbara Schnyder ... more   less 
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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hirschen is located in the Center of Rapperswil at the Fschmarktplatz, next to the harbor, the train station, shopping facilties, places to go, Restaurants and bars and has a view on the lake of Zürich. You may reach Zürich, St. Gallen and Lucern easily by train and Zürich also by ship. Enjoy your stay in the oldest still run hotel in Rapperswil (since 1640) and in this building (as you see it) dating from 1511. The inside of the Hotel is completely refourbished. On the 4th floor you will sleep under a roof of 1511 and historic beams. We will be happy to welcome you to a truly family run hotel. Best regardsAndreas und Barbara Schnyder ... more   less 
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