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Eggerstandenstrasse 53, Appenzell 9050, Switzerland
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Haus Lydia
Ranked #3 of 8 Appenzell B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Jerseyville, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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99 reviews 99 reviews
29 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
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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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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40 reviews 40 reviews
15 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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62 reviews 62 reviews
13 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

We decided to make a stop to break up the ride from Interlaken Switzerland to Fussen Germany. I found Haus Lydia (B&B) and booked a night at the halfway mark on our trip. Appenzell is a quaint town with a nice center and plenty of touristy shops. Although this seemed to be a Swiss - German tourist area the restaurants... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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137 reviews 137 reviews
104 hotel reviews
357 helpful votes 357 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2011

We had a car; it would be a long walk from the train station but some guests did it. A son in the family had just opened a new restaurant and Lydia (his mother, the owner of the guesthouse) and other family members were helping out at the restaurant; no one was at the guesthouse from mid-afternoon until late at... More 

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Tromso, Norway
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2011

We stayed in the Edelweiss room, and had an amazing view of the surrounding area. The hostess is very friendly and helps you with what you need. Although it is a bit outside of the centre, it is made up for by the great view from the garden :-)

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Address: Eggerstandenstrasse 53, Appenzell 9050, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Appenzell > Appenzell
Number of rooms: 17

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