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Hotel Hirschen

Fischmarktplatz 7, Rapperswil 8640, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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Zurich, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We spent one night at the Hotel Hirschen. It does not have its own carpark which means that on a busy Saturday it is nearly impossible to find a place to park. However, the room was clean and confortable but the bathroom lacked soap at the washbasin and the "Kleenex" tissue box was empty. The breakfast room was rather small... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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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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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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32 hotel reviews
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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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32 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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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Cairns
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9 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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Address: Fischmarktplatz 7, Rapperswil 8640, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of St. Gallen > Rapperswil
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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