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Hotel Schwanen

Seequai 1, Rapperswil CH-8640 , Switzerland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Minnesota
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90 reviews 90 reviews
63 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We stayed at the Hotel Schwanen over a weekend. The location - along the lake and next to bars and restaurants - was great. Service was very friendly and accommodating, and the staff speaks English. Besides service and location, other positives include free internet, coffee maker and fresh fruit in the room, clean, modern bathroom with excellent (if not overpowering!)... More

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London, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
19 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spacious bedroom with nice bathrooms. Very strange key mechanism for the bedrooms which was just plain inconvenient and frustrating. Set in a pretty part of this pretty town overlooking the lake. As always in Switzerland the room is hot and the ability of the customer to control the heating is limited to opening the window. Service functional. Decor and ambience... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
23 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I only had one night at this hotel but it was pretty good. The reception staff were very friendly and helpful. The room was bright, but I faced directly on to an internal courtyard, so could open the curtains if anyone was there. The room was hot and the only way of cooling it down was using the room fan,... More

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Devon
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51 reviews 51 reviews
11 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is a strange little hotel that reminded me of the 1980's. It's in a lovely location looking over lake Zurich on a street of little cafes. The room was very basic but quite spacious. Twin beds, which were very hard. With one pillow. So not a good nights sleep. Very few little extras in the room. So only 1... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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123 reviews 123 reviews
38 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Delightfully situated by a lake with mountain views, Hotel Schwanen is quiet, elegant, genteel and relaxing. My bedroom was spacious and bright, with excellent lighting for relaxation, reading and work - the bed was supremely comfortable - the bathroom well equipped - with outstanding storage facilities and good coffee, a safe and a fridge. The ONLY criticism I can think... More

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Cologne
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87 reviews 87 reviews
58 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

The Hotel Schwanen occupies a prime lakeside position in a pretty building, recently renovated inside and out. Booking was direct and unfussy and the hotel is pet friendly (at no supplementary charge). The welcome was warm and friendly and accompanied by the offer of a complimentary drink. The rooms are decently proportioned and comprehensively equipped (including free internet access) and... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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57 reviews 57 reviews
18 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

Dear friends had recommended that we stay at this charming hotel - an interesting mix of old and new worlds - as an alternative to the usual stay in Zurich. This proved to be an excellent choice as we enjoyed the charm of a beautiful and historic town while luxuriating in the comforts of updated rooms decorated in the most... More

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Berkeley, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

We had a horrific experience at this hotel. My husband has suffered from an allergy brought on by pine nuts for many years. We stayed at this hotel for one night and went to dinner at its restaurant. A buffet was offered. To make sure my husband would not eat any pine nuts from any dish at the buffet, we... More

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Orlando, Florida
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9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

I got a deluxe room with a balcony overlooking lake Zurich. Absolutely beautiful, although too cold to enjoy it in January. The location is Rapperswil is ideal. The parking situation in the garage sucks and I had problems with it. The employees were very nice and helpful. They fixed my shower head and replaced my broken tassimo...with, unfortunately, a broken... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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70 reviews 70 reviews
28 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2011 via mobile

Worst trying on a cloudy Sunday morning! Do not miss it

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Address: Seequai 1, Rapperswil CH-8640 , Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of St. Gallen > Rapperswil
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
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