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Haus Lydia

Eggerstandenstrasse 53, Appenzell 9050, Switzerland
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Santa Rosa, California
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51 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

On this trip we stayed at Lydia's two times for 3 nights total because it was convenient for us driving to Austria and on the return to Zurich airport. Not very convenient location if you don't have a car. Overall, the B&B was clean and neat and the breakfast she cooked herself was very ample and good -- served in... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

We have stayed with Lydia several times now and would certainly return. The house is very clean, the garden area is very nice with a honor bar for an evening glass of wine which viewing the mountains. Very close to the town of Appenzell and is located in the outskirts of town. We did not have any issue with the... More 

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Arlington, Washington
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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Loved staying here at Haus Lydia. A great B&B with very friendly, helpful hosts. Very nice facilities and bedrooms, very comfortable to stay for a few days and relax. Close to downtown Appenzell (about 10-15 minutes walk depending on luggage), but not an issue as there is another train station less than 5 minutes away which took you right to... More 

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Jerseyville, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

we saw this place in mr steves book it not quite made out as it was in the book . one thing is , It is not a place to stay if you don't have a car which luckily we had . also no atmosphere , If I was going to do it again I would stay in a different... More 

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Uncasville, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

We just spent two nights at Lydia's haus...wish I had read all reviews! We were given the tiny little room (spotlessly clean) that faced a very busy highway instead of the rooms that face the moutains. We made our reservations months ago, never dreaming as advertised being a quiet country place, she would even have rooms facing a highway! Very... More 

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Washington, DC
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We had a bit of a problem finding the place since it is on the outskirts of town. We had a large two room area under the roof, but unfortunately the main bedroom has windows towards a very busy road nearby. We asked Ms. Mock to move to a different room and she happily agreed to do so the next... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

My wife and I started our 2 week trip to Switzerland in Appenzell (I highly recommend this region as a starting point), and stayed at Haus Lydia for 2 nights. Overall this B&B is a great value and less expensive than hotels ‘in town’. As has been said earlier the rooms are fairly small, clean, with comfortable beds. We were... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

Haus Lydia is a 15 minute walk from the Appenzell train station. We stopped at the tourist information centre to be sure we had the right directions, so it was easy to find. (Lydia showed us a short cut to the town which shortened the walk considerably.) Rooms were very clean and comfortable and the wi-fi worked well in our... More 

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Warren, Ohio USA
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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

We stayed at this B & B in wonderful Appenzell. This is a private home with 4-6 rooms. Our room was rather small, but as expected in a home B & B. The room and bathroom were both very clean and functional. Free WiFi in our room worked well. Parking was cramped for 2 cars. If those two spots were... More 

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Racine, Wisconsin
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57 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

My husband and I traveled to Switzerland for the first time and Appenzell was our 1st stop. The town is quaint and friendly and relaxed... just the sort of introduction as we needed after a long trans-Atlantic flight. The hostess at Haus Lydia was friendly, accommodating and spoke fairly good English - we didn't have any trouble communicating with her.... More 

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