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Hotel Lowen

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Hauptgasse 25, Appenzell 9050, Switzerland
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Ranked #4 of 16 hotels in Appenzell
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014
Ivonne33 Madison, Wisconsin
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    4 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Madison, Wisconsin
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189 reviews 189 reviews
78 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Hotel is a 5 min walk from the train station, it is in the middle of cute local shops and boutiques, the room is very clean; bed was comfy, I only wish wifi would've worked better. The owner is a very nice man who woke up early just to make sure I had breakfast as I said I needed to... More

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Geneva
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

This is a very nice hotel, located ideally in the center of the beautiful village of Appenzell. It can be reached within about 5 minutes from the railway station. Personnel is friendly and rooms very comfortable and their restaurant served good local food. The village of Appenzell is an absolute must; the village is a real "open air museum". Highly... More

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Carrollton, Texas
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211 reviews 211 reviews
59 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

We stayed at Hotel Lowen by accident and loved it. There was easy access with our bags. The elevators worked great for us. The rooms were appointed with furniture hand painted by a local artist. Very pretty. The bathroom is ready for an update, but is functional and almost modern. Our windows opened onto the main street of the pedestrian... More

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Delft
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

I stayed in this hotel for two nights and have nothing but praise for it. The location is very central, the staff is friendly and the facilities are fine for this type of hotel. Even the rates are acceptable, but then everything is relative in Switzerland. The restaurant on the first floor is typically Appenzell and serves a large variety... More

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72 reviews 72 reviews
16 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012 via mobile

We stayed at Hotel Lowen for two nights. The owners\managers attend to your every request with kindness. They speak limited but functional English. The breakfast they serve is top notch. The rooms are clean. Good views, private parking, nice outdoor patio. The beds are typical European style with great down comforters. The Hotel is situated downtown and may be somewhat... More

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zurich switzerland
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2011

Room was bright and clean, staff was friendly, breakfast was good. Bathroom dated, but very clean, with shower. Our room faced the back of the building which was nice and quiet. Our friends had a room facing the front on the little pedestrian street. It was Saturday night and quite loud with revelers coming and going until 4am.

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Oslo, Norway
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14 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2011

We stayed at Hotel Lowen for three nights in july 2010. We arrived in Appenzell by train all the way from Tirano, Italy and were warmly welcommed by the staff. A big bonus was the Appenzeller-card that we received for staying in Appenzell for more than three days. We made well use of the card and tried among others the... More

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Calgary, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2010

Hotel Lowen is a two minute walk from the train station. It is in the heart of the old town on Hauptgasse, lined with shops, cute cafes (like Blumen Barbara), delicious fondue restaurants (Adlerkeller) and 20 minute walk along the river to the Wellness Centre where you can steam, sauna, swim, plunge, and relax. The staff at Lowen are friendly... More

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Fremont, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2009

My daughter and I spent a couple of days including New Years eve there. It was a rather last minute desicion and how we enjoyed it. The hotel is located within walking distance from the train station. Everything is within walking distance. New Years Eve we had a very lovely evening there. The menu was great and the music without... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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157 reviews 157 reviews
148 hotel reviews
326 helpful votes 326 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2008

After getting off the special train from St. Galen, I wandered around checking out hotels, and chose the Lowen over the 4-5 others that have reviews here. I asked for a room with a view, and the friendly family that run it showed me a spacious one that exuded old-fashion character and charm. It was old, and very stylish. Basically... More

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Address: Hauptgasse 25, Appenzell 9050, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Appenzell > Appenzell
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Lowen 3*
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