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Hotel Rheinfels

Rhygasse 8, Stein am Rhein 8260, Switzerland
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Ranked #3 of 8 hotels in Stein am Rhein
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Derby
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We would agree with every other review really. The manageress was rude and unhelpful. The first room we were offered had a torn shower curtain and the wifi did not reach the second room on the third floor. The room has certainly not been redecorated since 1960 and is looking very threadbare. The low level of lighting is typical in... More

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california
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45 reviews 45 reviews
18 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is absolutely magical. Our room overlooked the Rhein River and the hotel was full of surprises - yes, including a stuffed polar bear and suits of armor. If you're looking for something slick with a concierge at the front desk, this isn't it. This is a family-run hotel, built, I believe, in 1550 and full of charm and... More

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Massachusetts
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Stein am Rhein is quite lovely, but this poor hotel needs help. Other reviewers have nailed it: outdated, spartan accommodations, poorly laid out (where is reception/check-out?), and although the location is superb (right on the bank of the Rhein), if you open your windows for cool air at night, the traffic over the bridge never stops! I will give them... More

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Stockton on Tees
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117 reviews 117 reviews
33 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

For a traditional Swiss country inn with wonderful location in historic own, you can do no better. The sign outside states 3 stars- I would put this at 2 stars. Unclear where reception is on arrival so waiters are called to find relevant staff. Given large key to room - not self locking. You need to take this if you... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Hotel is ideally situated, literally everything on the doorstep & right on the river. The bedroom was large & clean but seriously needed updating - shower room & decor. Public rooms quirky with suits of armour & stuffed polar bear. The evening meal, included in our tour, was adequate but we had a much better meal (also part of the... More

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Maryland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

We walked in from the train station, no pre-booking. We were allowed to view the room. It was like staying at your grandmothers - older decor, but clean. Our room was quite spacious. (Incidentally, getting to the town is not well marked from the station. When you exit the stub road from the stain, proceed down the road you see... More

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Johannesburg
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

If you appreciate historic and character buildings, this is your hotel: 5 centuries old and you can still see and feel it all around you. Location is superb being right in the old town with the river running past you (we were taking photographs of the fish in the river from our room). Unfortunately for the 2 nights we were... More

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Bangkok/Zurich/London
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59 reviews 59 reviews
23 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

The hotel enjoys prime location directly at the Rhine river and a stone's throw from the old town which is an absolute must to see for anyone visiting Switzerland. This is not a place with many stars and a lot of trimmings; well it is some 500 years old, a good hotel with reasonable prices. However, what is spectacular is... More

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Hednesford
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

This was a lovely old Swiss hotel. Yes it could do with am update here or there but this added to the character for us. We had a great room overlooking the river. It was clean and the bed was very comfortable. The bathroom was pink and the towel rail did not work but it was one of the most... More

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Perth, Australia
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78 reviews 78 reviews
40 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

I must say I cannot believe that the last review for this hotel was back in October 2011! The hotel building is over 400 years old and has loads of character with exposed timber and creaky floorboards! Yes the halls are dark but there are light switches everywhere. We stayed for two nights and was booked by our cycle tour... More

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Address: Rhygasse 8, Stein am Rhein 8260, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Schaffhausen > Stein am Rhein
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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