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Hotel du Faucon

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Rue de Lausanne 76, Fribourg 1700, Switzerland
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Ranked #3 of 14 Hotels in Fribourg
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Genoa, Italy
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516 reviews
105 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1,072 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I picked this hotel because of its location; just a 7 minute walk from the train station, going right by the Tourist Information center, so I could pickup brochures and a map. Then on to the hotel. It's surrounded by lots of restaurants and some very eclectic shops. A great location to explore the city. Had a delightful and very... More 

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Hafnarfjordur, Iceland
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46 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is in downtown Fribourg. We parked the car in a parking place that was not close to the hotel, which was a little bit of a hassle with the bags. It is expensive to park there - 20 euros for less than 24 hours. But the downtown area was beautiful with restaurant and shops in an old spirit.... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

I stayed at this hotel for one night after attending a concert at the Fri-Son. My room was on one of the higher floors and was quiet and peaceful with a view over the roofs of the surrounding old town buildings. Although rather plain, the room was very neat and clean and provided a surprising amount of storage space. A... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

For some reason it was not available at travel resources I trust, so I reserved the hotel directly by email. The personnel was helpful, and the process was very simple. Hotel is located on a pedestrian street close to the station. Everything was good, beginning with price (lower that other hotels we stayed in Switzerland) to location, to personnel, to... More 

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Richmond, Virginia, USA
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73 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The Hotel du Fauon in Fribourg seemed like a nice location in the older section of town but within a very short walk from the more modern section. We arrived early evening and left very early morning, so we did not explore the town more than a walk around after anything but restaurants had closed. We were tired and needed... More 

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Tucson
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30 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We arrived with a coach, and for that reason the hotel was not well situated, ca. 8 minutes on foot up the hill from the cathedral. But for individual travelers by train the location is great since you can just walk down. Then, one can easily walk from there down to the cathedral, and then further down to the river.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Best out of four hotels I've tried in Fribourg. Clean, modern, spacious bedroom; good Italian restaurant. Friendly. Nice class of guest, if I'm allowed to say that. And it was the lowest cost. What's not like?

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We were pleasantly surprised by the Hotel du Faucon. At check-in, we were informed that we had originally been put in a room at the front of the hotel, but that since we were travelling with a baby they had moved us to a quiet room at the back. This worked out perfectly. As other reviewers have mentioned, room layout... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We came to Switzerland after 4 days in Germany. This hotel is quiet, but it is understaffed and stuffy. There is no staff after 9 pm, and there was hardly anyone around to help us out, we had to figure out a lot of stuff on our own (including the fact that the grocery stores close at 7pm, when we... More 

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Canton of Fribourg, Switzerland
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183 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

My husband and I had just moved to Fribourg and needed a hotel for one night; luckily we stumbled across this hotel on TripAdvisor! We don't speak French, but when we wandered in off the street the day before checking in, the gal in reception understood enough English to communicate with us, which was very welcome. She had a room... More 

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