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BEST WESTERN Plus Hotel Speer

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Heinola, Finland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Perhaps the best hotel in Switzerland when comparing the price and the standard. I only wonder -again- why it is not possible to have a 3rd floor room according to my wishes although I make the reservation over one month in advance. However, all rooms have been of a high value.

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Thank Jukka M
Urs H, Owner at BEST WESTERN Plus Hotel Speer, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Jukka Feedback in the form of guest commentaries has become a ubiquitous part of the hotel business, and we are particularly pleased when we receive positive feedback, such as in your case. This helps motivate as we go about our daily work. We are very keen to ensure warm and friendly contacts and encounters between guests and employees.... More 

Cairo, Egypt
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is Amazing. Too close to the transport station exactly across the street. Staff are so friendly and helpful all the time and they speak English well. They've a Thai restaurant and sushi bar. Breakfast is so delicious and full of varieties. The hotel owner is so nice. Rooms are very clean. Everything in the hotel is so FRESH... More 

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Thank FatemaAlzahraa
Urs H, Owner at BEST WESTERN Plus Hotel Speer, responded to this review

Dear Guest With great pleasure we have discovered your feedback. Thank you so much for taking the time to do so. We are very happy to hear that you liked your recent stay in our hotel with our services. It is an honour to get a feedback like yours and it certainly will encourage us to give a 100% every... More 

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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I spent 5 days there, very nice, clean, friendly staff. It's a walking distance from all attractions of the small town; and right in front of train,bus station as well as the pier.. good breakfast with some good varieties and staff helpful regarding recommendations for what's suitable for me to eat (as I don't eat pork)

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Thank Nermeen_Bedair
Urs H, Owner at BEST WESTERN Plus Hotel Speer, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Feedback in the form of guest commentaries has become a ubiquitous part of the hotel business, and we are particularly pleased when we receive positive feedback, such as in your case. This helps motivate as we go about our daily work. We are very keen to ensure warm and friendly contacts and encounters between guests and employees. We... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

This is a simple hotel but very well run and with an amazing location just by the train station. It is quiet, comfortable and with very friendly staff. The breakfast was also very nice offering most things you would be looking for in a buffet breakfast. I would highly recommend this hotel for a short or long stay in Rapperswil

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Thank Katerina T
Urs H, Manager at BEST WESTERN Plus Hotel Speer, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Feedback in the form of guest commentaries has become a ubiquitous part of the hotel business, and we are particularly pleased when we receive positive feedback, such as in your case. This helps motivate as we go about our daily work. We are very keen to ensure warm and friendly contacts and encounters between guests and employees. We... More 

Singapore
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

Had a 5 day 4 night stayed at The BEST WESTERN PLUS Hotel Speer. The price per night is reasonable. Great breakfast. Friendly receptionist. The size of the room was acceptable. The room is ok, clean and the food was great. Fancy for Asian cuisine food? Try out Sayori Restaurant. The food and drinks was great. Better call for reservation... More 

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Thank JianTeo
Urs H, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Plus Hotel Speer, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you so much for taking time to give us your feedback. It is great to hear that the good spirit and enthusiasms of our team is recognized by our clients. That is our big aim and that is what we are working for every single day. By telling us what you liked about your stay and how... More 

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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

Stayed in Rapperswil for a number weeks while on an extended work trip. Beautiful place to visit in the summer. I stayed in the Hotel Speer for all of that time, and really enjoyed it. The staff are very friendly and accommodating. The rooms, while they are small, are perfect for what you need. Extremely clean and tidy. The wifi... More 

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Thank Corkie1978
Urs H, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Plus Hotel Speer, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you so much for taking time to give us your feedback. It is great to hear that the good spirit and enthusiasms of our team is recognized by our clients. That is our big aim and that is what we are working for every single day. By telling us what you liked about your stay and how... More 

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15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

This family owned and managed place really deserves the Best Western "Plus". Everything you wish in the rooms is there, the decoration nice and personal, and the staff friendly and competent. The location is next to the train as well as the boat station - very convenient if you want to make a trip for example to Zurich. Though Rapperswil... More 

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Thank Walter W
Urs H, Owner at BEST WESTERN Plus Hotel Speer, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Feedback in the form of guest commentaries has become a ubiquitous part of the hotel business, and we are particularly pleased when we receive positive feedback, such as in your case. This helps motivate as we go about our daily work. We are very keen to ensure warm and friendly contacts and encounters between guests and employees. We... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

I have stayed in this hotel many times in the past 8 years. Its location is so convenient, train station and bus stops are just cross the street. Lots of restaurants, including a McDo and bars within 5 minutes walk. Hotel staff are very friendly and helpful. Room is bit small by US standard, but clean.

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Thank Weiwen D
Urs H, Owner at BEST WESTERN Plus Hotel Speer, responded to this review

Dear guest. With great pleasure we have discovered your feedback. Thank you so much for taking the time to do so. We are very happy to hear that you liked your recent stay in our hotel with our services. It is an honour to get a feedback like yours and it certainly will encourage us to give a 100% every... More 

Olive Branch, Mississippi
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

Been here twice on business. I speak English. They took excellent care of me. As a female travelling in a foreign country this was wonderful. The hotel was very clean, right across the street from the train station (took train in from Zurich) and there is restaurants, stores, and even a McDonalds right around the corner. Within walking distance to... More 

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Thank Calmwaters30
Urs H, Owner at BEST WESTERN Plus Hotel Speer, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Feedback in the form of guest commentaries has become a ubiquitous part of the hotel business, and we are particularly pleased when we receive positive feedback, such as in your case. This helps motivate as we go about our daily work. We are very keen to ensure warm and friendly contacts and encounters between guests and employees. We... More 

2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

Hotel wants you to pay for using two beds by not supplying sheet on other bed! Abrupt front counter lady with glasses asked me to return key straight after I checked in and was walking away from front desk because the next guest was a smoker and I wasn't. Apparently I was given a picturesque front facing balcony room that... More 

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Thank Kelvin S
Urs H, Owner at BEST WESTERN Plus Hotel Speer, responded to this review

Dear Guest, There seems to have been a major communication problem between you and our hotel employee, for which I of course wish to apologise to you most sincerely. That is the only way I can make sense your harsh statements and assessment of your stay. It goes without saying that non-smokers are not discriminated against at our hotel, as... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Plus Hotel Speer

Address: untere Bahnhofstrasse 5 | 8640 Rapperswil, Rapperswil 8640, Switzerland (Formerly Swiss Q Hotel)
Location: Switzerland > Canton of St. Gallen > Rapperswil
Price Range: $195 - $261 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN Plus Hotel Speer 4*
Number of rooms: 56
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Also Known As:
Best Western Rapperswil
Rapperswil Best Western
Best Western Speer
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