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Furkastrasse, Fiesch in Valais 3984, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Absolutely loved this hotel. Well, it's actually more of a chalet I guess - warm, inviting and bedecked in geraniums. The owner Michelle, and her daughter were so friendly and helpful. We wanted to walk around the absolutely brilliant Aletsch Glacier and had a million questions on the logistics. All were answered patiently, accurately and with a genuine smile. Breakfast... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Friendly staff, small but comfortable room. They cooked gluten free bread for my breakfast which was quite nice, and the breakfast was a good meal with plenty of options. My room faced the waterfall, and noise of the river made it a little hard to sleep at night.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here one night in early September so we could go up and have a look at the glacier in the morning. Rooms are basic but spacious, with a small flat screen TV with a few English channels. Our room overlooked the river, which was no louder at night than a typical hotel air conditioner (there was no air-con... More 

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Bedfordshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Arriving by car we appreciated the large parking area by the hotel. Although we were early our room was ready for us and we were shown in by Phineka who was extremely friendly and very helpful. Our room was one of the "superior" ones on the ground floor with a patio area and garden. There were two sun loungers, two... More 

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San Carlos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

Part-owner Phineke runs it more like a B&B. She is warm and extremely helpful. The breakfast was wonderful and the room it was served in, which is also a bar for guests, has a great view and was wonderful for playing one of the board games she keeps on-hand. The rooms are a bit small, but they are clean and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

Rooms are small, but clean and mine had a balcony with a very nice view over the river flowing just behind the hotel. To be honest i found it a bit difficult to sleep with the river noise, lucky i had some ear plugs, but i guess some people may enjoy it. Excellent bfast and very nice and accommodating staff.... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

Phineka could not be nicer, we enjoyed our stay and the sound of the Rhone rushing by. Rooms are small but clean and balcony is a great roomy place to relax. Good breakfast in restaurant (did not get dinner here) and great service for coffee w hot milk etc. we asked about ice before leaving for our hike (sore feet... More 

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Hasselt, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2011

We were a couple of friends in Fiesch only for a short stay and booked Derby because of price / proximity to center / and a couple of recommendations. Were we pleasantly surprised that not only everything heard / promised was there, but that service and friendliness are the standard terms with which Phineke, the lady of the thouse, runs... More 

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Address: Furkastrasse, Fiesch in Valais 3984, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Valais > Fiesch in Valais
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 31
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Hotel Derby Switzerland/Canton Of Valais

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