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Hotel Vadian

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A beautiful small cosy hotel. Very clean, with friendly staff, substantial European breakfast. I had a small single room which was sufficient for my needs. The hotel,is exceptionally well situated for visiting the Catheteral and Library and close to tourist office, all less than 5 minutes from hotel fron door. A great choice if you are visiting the city and... More 

Thank Assumpta2016
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I only stayed here for one night en route to another city, but as soon as I saw the room, I wished I had time to stay longer! The Hotel and the 'dependence' an annex about 100 meters from the main hotel building are beautifully appointed, spotless and in a fantastic location a few yards from the Cathedral. I stayed... More 

Thank James G
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87 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel enjoys a great location, just off one of the prettiest squares in St Gallen, and a one minute walk from the Abbey Library, one of the big highlights of the city. It is also just ten minutes walk from the main train station. Rooms are basic two star level, but clean and freshly like renovated. The ones facing... More 

Thank Teajaye
Leysin, Switzerland
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136 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

What a great place to stay. While only rated 2 stars, this hotel was just excellent. We stayed in the annex, just a couple of minutes walk from the main hotel. The rooms were charming, clean and well appointed. Located in the old town, there are loads of restaurants and bars to suit any taste. The reception staff couldn't have... More 

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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86 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

It´s a 2Star rated but 3Star reveal! Hotel has lots of small Surprisesand Details, Stuff you do not expect. Very helpful and friendly Stuff troughout. Good Continental Breakfast with home made and local Food. Located 10 Min from Trainstation and middle of the ancient part of the City.

Thank dominikbeck
Barbara R, Manager at Hotel Vadian, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your stay at the Hotel Vadian and in St. Gallen. More 

St. Gallen, Switzerland
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58 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

A nice touch in a central location. Stayed in the annex, which is an old building with bags of fancy things to make you smile and go "oooh" or "aaaah", and sometimes you might say words instead of noises such as "Fancy!" Room also has plenty of character and "oh ja" potential. Quiet at night after the bars have emptied... More 

1 Thank Spekka
Barbara R, Manager at Hotel Vadian, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to rate us. And we are happy, you enjoyed your stay in St. Gallen and the Dependance in particular. Please note, that the bath rooms in the Dependance are not equipped with a jacuzzi, even though the shape of the bath tub may suggest so ... More 

Genoa, Italy
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120 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

Very nice boutique hotel, well located; just 5-7 minutes’ walk, from train station, in the old city and next door to the Stiftsbibliothek St. Gallen and church. Lots of small restaurants and cafes in the old town. Check-in/out was very easy with kind and helpful receptionists. Room was good size, very clean, recently renovated or new with flat screen TV... More 

1 Thank AnnArborMHT
Barbara R, Manager at Hotel Vadian, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your stay at our hotel. We take feed back seriously. We may not be able to provide a coffee maker or tea kettle in every room, but we are looking to providing you with an equivalent service. It is true, that we don't have fridges in most rooms, but guests are welcome to deposit good,... More 

Vlodrop, The Netherlands
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31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

This hotel, located in a picturesque old building in the old part of the city of St. Gallen, is modern on the inside. Our room was very small for two people.The rooms on the front overlook the street, which can be rather noisy, especially in summer when the widows are open. There is no air conditioning, but in summer there... More 

Thank Mahessori
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41 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

I got a very warm welcome at arrival. My room located in annex was big and nice. The breakfast is fine, nothing special but very fresh and some different choices that most likely will satisfy the majority of the guests. Nice to offer tea or coffe in the room. The staff is serviceminded and friendly. The hotel is located in... More 

1 Thank molsson_11
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I stayed in march 2015 for 3 nights. Stay was fine. Arrived late (10.45 pm), but reception was very helpful. Breakfast was tasty. Close to historic buildings and sites. Quite. Strongly recommend .Real value for money.

Thank FVJ9
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
For those who like to be in the center of things, yet seek a quiet night's sleep: the charming Hotel Vadian and its Pförtnerhof Annex are the right choice. The charming and affordable hotel lies in the heart of the abbey district, just a few steps away from the world famous abbey library. Nearby cafés and restaurants lure the hungry and thirsty, while quaint city shops invite you for a shopping stroll. Those, who prefer a walk in nature, reach St.Gallen's green lung within a few minutes with the unique Mühleggbähnli. The hotel itself offers comfortable single and double rooms, as well as family rooms. Each room in the hotel is decorated individually in a modern and convenient way, yet with a touch of nostalgia. All rooms offer en suite bathrooms with shower/WC television and free internet. The hotel is open all year. The Hotel now offers its guest access to its courtyard patio - a quaint hideaway in midst the town center. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Vadian

Address: Gallusstrasse 36, St. Gallen 9000, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of St. Gallen > St. Gallen
Price Range: $166 - $178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Vadian 2*
Number of rooms: 22
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Vadian Hotel St Gallen
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