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Zum Schwarzen Lowen

Tellsgasse 8, Altdorf 6460, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

Only a couple of rooms available for 170 franks equal we were told by the manager to euros ...room was modern equipped but no value for money. We did eat that night which was very overpriced ..100 euros dinner for two ....nothing to special... Breakfast was not good at all...the wurst which came out with the cheese was off ..i... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

We turned up with no reservation and were welcomed in out of the rain. The room offered was in need of redecoration but was clean & spacious. A little expensive but probably the right price by Swiss standards. The hotel is quaint and offers an adequate continental breakfast, complimentary water & wifi in the room, safe car parking all in... More 

Thank Star91
Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

the hotel has large rooms with modern furniture and good beds. It is ideally located in the center of the old town. The train station is farer away. Even the rooms on the side of the main road are quite quiet. For early birds: no breakfast buffet but a breakfast packet according to one's wishes.

Thank Fran R
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Unlike previous reviewers I did not find this hotel amazing. Situated as it is on a busybut narrow main road with a narrow side walk, offloading bags and people from a car would not be possible - it is necessary to park up at least 50 metres away. There are only a small number of rooms and I felt that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We spent a week here at the beginning of September and had the most amazing time. The hotel has a great location and is very clean and Restaurant staff were fantastic. The food is 5 star all the way!!! Great Bar lots of fun drinks as well as a full wine menu. Atmosphere is awesome!!! Can't wait to plan our... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

This place is perfect what a view out the back door schnitzel to die for sooo good best staff in switzerland huge room big bathroom lovely decor breakfast was nice had places set before we arrived waiting for our family we arrived late and they opened kitchen to coom for my 3 kids AAA

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

This place is great! Awesome rooms at great rates, fantastic bar, terrific food, great location. Roland and crew do a fantastic job and this place has locals and visitors alike. Very warm and friendly place. We found it by accident and were very very happy with it!

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Additional Information about Zum Schwarzen Lowen

Address: Tellsgasse 8, Altdorf 6460, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Uri > Altdorf
Price Range: $115 - $185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Zum Schwarzen Lowen 3.5*
Number of rooms: 34
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