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“"There would be no Summer without Hotelo Meisser and Guarda” 5 of 5 stars
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Hotel Meisser
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Dorfstrasse 42, Guarda 7545, Switzerland   |  
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Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Guarda
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Prague, Czech Republic
1 review
“"There would be no Summer without Hotelo Meisser and Guarda”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

Guarda in Switzerland is a small village with well kept historical houses. It Is located in beautiful landscape and high mountains, welcoming tourists and hotel guests for long walks and hiking.
We discovered Hotel Meisser long time ago, on recommendation of our friends. Since then, we come back every year, and have stopped counting the number of visits.
Hotel Meisser is a family hotel with long tradition. It is nicely and conveniently located in a place with great view, where sound sleep is not disturbed by noise. Well qualified, friendly and motivated staff provides perfect and efficient service. The owners make sure that they are in daily contact with their guests to listen to their wishes. Menu is opulent, with great variety of selection. Hotel is also famous for the well stocked cellar of wines and spirits. Rooms are clean and neat, with all the necessary amenities. Luxury aprtments are available in a house just across the narrow street. There is an outside garden, where one can enjoy lunch, or sunbath in separated place. In hotel there is also peaceful stuvette with fireplace, library and selection of fresh newspapers every day. Hotel Meisser also offers a large car park.

Room Tip: Rooms on the southside have great view, but mountains and meadows around are also something to look...
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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BennoMeisser, Owner at Hotel Meisser, responded to this review, September 24, 2012
Dear Mr. M.
Many thanks for your review. It was so nice to have you at Guarda again and the way you feel makes us happy. A summer without Guarda would not be a summer. I have never heard this before but probably many of our guests feel this way.
I wish you and you wife all the best and hope to see you again next summer.
Kind regards
Benno Meisser
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

If you like:
Modern accommodations in old stables,
Five star food that will exceed your expectations,
Incredibly friendly and helpful people,
Picturesque tiny village with breath taking views all around you,
A rushing river at your feet and snow capped peaks front and back,
Trout in a tank for a fresh caught meal,
And hiking trails everywhere this is your place.
It will exceed your expectations for charm, scenic beauty, people, and food

  • Stayed August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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BennoMeisser, Owner at Hotel Meisser, responded to this review, September 12, 2012
Dear Kwheatleyiii
Many thanks for your review, we are pleased to here that you have enjoyed your stay with us so much.
Hoping to see you again in the future.
Kind regards
Benno Meisser
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Omer
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

We had a great time in this charming hotel which is located in a beautiful small village. The hotel is run by a charming and very helpful family. The staff is very efficient and always there to make sure that everything is ok.
We loved the lawn area with the loungers. Great views and a good place to relax after a day of hiking.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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BennoMeisser, Owner at Hotel Meisser, responded to this review, September 8, 2012
Dear Galit45
Yes you are right, we always like to have our guests satisfied and that’s also why we are trying to do as much as possible to look after there needs. Thank you for being with us and that you have liked it so much.
We hope to welcome you back one day.
Kind regards
Benno Meisser
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

Not often dies a place exceed our expectations but this One did. No way to have a prettier setting in the Alps. Rushing river and majestic peaks all around you. In a quaint small village on the side of a drive up what we consider an alley way tiny road into narrow streets in a very small village. People in the hotel exceeded our experience for helpfulness and friendliness. The hotel has all the amenities you want including live trout in a tank ready for your dinner. Room was magical. In an old hay barn transformed with all the old style and modern amenities. The food is 5 star and huge surprise. Everything they served exceeded our expectations including a breakfast you have to experience. You will not be disappointed and worth going out of the way to find

  • Stayed August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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BennoMeisser, Owner at Hotel Meisser, responded to this review, September 6, 2012
Dear Kwheatleyarkansas

It was such a pleasure to have you here at Guarda. Your words are making our hearts smiling!

We are so happy to have so many guests like you, to who we can show our bit of Switzerland.
You are right it is one of the unspoiled places in Switzerland; if you like it’s a peace of haven.


Travelling tip:
Many Guests do come to our part after they have seen the rest of Switzerland. This is mostly after several times being in Switzerland.
But I suggest that if someone comes even for the first time, I know, you have to see all the famous places, but plan to visit Guarda!
If you haven’t seen Guarda, you haven’t seen Switzerland!
You can take the Glacier-Express (Train) from Guarda all the way to Zermatt to the famous Matterhorn mountain! Or crossing Switzerland the other way around.
We are also happy to support you in any help you need, do not hesitate to contact us.

Thank you once again and hope to see you in the paradise Guarda
Benno Meisser
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 hotel reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

This charming hotel is located on a beautiful property and run by a very efficient and personable family. My favourite things about this place were the patio with it's magnificent views and the lawn area with loungers - perfect for star gazing. The dining room had an excellent menu. We rented bikes from the hotel as well and rode down to Scoul and trained back.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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BennoMeisser, Owner at Hotel Meisser, responded to this review, September 6, 2012
Dear NothVancouver's

Still thinking of the good time I had at Vancouver when I lived at North Vancouver.
Thank you for rating us on Tripadvisor.
We are glad to here that you have enjoyed your stay at the Hotel Meisser at Guarda.
Our garden really invites to relax and just be.
We are hoping to see you again.
Kind regards
Benno Meisser
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Zug, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

Wonderful hotel in tastefully renovated farmhouses that have saved the charm of the past into the present. Great food at a very high level, both a la carte and our candlelight dinner, which was part of the romantic package.

Room Tip: We stayed in the wonderful Penthouse «La Charpenna» which was also part of the romantic package.
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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BennoMeisser, Owner at Hotel Meisser, responded to this review, August 26, 2012
Dear Mr. Martin835
You did book the romantic getaway weekend at the Hotel Meisser at Guarda. It was a great pleasure to have you with us for this occasion. We are glad to hear that you liked you stay so much with the room “La Charpenna” and the dinners at our restaurant.
We hope to welcome you back again in the not so far future.
Kind regards
Benno Meisser
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New York City, New York
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

We spent two nights at the Hotel Meisser in Guarda during a two week hiking trip through the Engadine region. Hotel Meisser and Guarda were two highlights of the trip. Both the village and the hotel are wonderfully charming. The Meisser family and staff gave us a very warm welcome. We could not have been happier. We also had the "historic room" mentioned in the BT John's review, which was was a treat in and of itself. There are also balcony rooms that face the valley. The village is tiny, but simply amazing in its sgraffiti decorated buildings. We would go back in a second -- indeed, will plan to do so!

Room Tip: The historic room is remarkable. It faces a cobblestone street at the front of the hotel. The rooms...
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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BennoMeisser, Owner at Hotel Meisser, responded to this review, August 26, 2012
Dear Kim K

Many thanks for your words and we are glad that you have been with us. Also are we delighted that you where so happy and to learn that you like to come back again.
Yes the Engadine valley has a lot to offer, with the swiss national park and the hiking trails around Guarda it has a potential to discover where you can come back many times or just spend more time at the Hotel Meisser.
Hoping to see you soon again at Guarda
Kind regards
Benno Meisser
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Address: Dorfstrasse 42, Guarda 7545, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Graubunden > Engadin Scuol > Guarda
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Guarda
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Meisser 3*
Number of rooms: 20
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Guarda, a cluster of very old intricately painted farmhouses with flowers at every window, nestles on a mountain shelf high above the Engadine Valley - one of the most picturesque hideaways in Switzerland. Happily, there is a gem of a hotel to match the perfection of the village. The Hotel Meisser is beautifully situated on a promontory overlooking the expanse of green valley below, with a terrace where guests can enjoy refreshments an fine food. The hotel, a typical Engadine farmhouse, dates back to the 17th century. Throughout the hotel there is an old-world ambiance achieved through the use of antique chests, pieces of old copper, oil paintings, and baskets of fresh flowers everywhere. The main house offers simple accommodation in rooms with shower or bath, and tree rooms afford memorable views an enjoy their own balconies. ... more   less 
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