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Hotel Hirschen

The Hirschen is located in the Center of Rapperswil at the Fschmarktplatz, next to the harbor, the train station, shopping facilties, places to go, Restaurants and bars and has a view on the lake of Zürich. You may reach Zürich, St. Gallen and Lucern easily by train and Zürich also by ship. Enjoy your stay in the oldest still run hotel in Rapperswil (since 1640) and in this building (as you see it) dating from 1511. The inside of the Hotel is completely refourbished. On the 4th floor you will sleep under a roof of 1511 and historic beams. We will be happy to welcome you to a truly family run hotel. Best regardsAndreas und Barbara Schnyder
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Property amenities
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
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Lake View
Full view
98Great for walkers
Grade: 98 out of 100
46Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
8Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
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We stayed there for just one night (thank god). We have stayed in many old and charming hotels, but this is just old. The breakfast was below average. The bathroom and the room weren't clean. If i pay upwards of 200 CHF per night I do expect some level of cleanliness and service
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Charming boutique hotel located close to the lake and train station, adjoining Rapperswil’s market square, with its old town and castle behind. Helpful staff. Reasonably-sized room and bathroom and clean. Lovely complimentary buffet breakfast served in the little dining room. Ple
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We stayed for 4 nights (took 4 rooms) on business during a heat wave in Switzerland. The owners and staff were very friendly and the hotel is situated 1 min from the main station and lake.

This is a small hotel with only one room with a very basic aircon and this room had no vi
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Stayed 1 night on business very comfortable hotel great views, good restaurant very good staff all in a most comfortable stay and will return later in the year.
Car park next to the hotel which is payable by credit card and quite reasonable
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Stayed here for 2 weeks due to work. It is homely and comfortable. Very Different from the major hotel chains. More homely feel as it is family run. Friendly and helpful owners. Room and bathroom are not spanking new but it is big, in fact very big for europe standard. Breadfast
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"Do not choose a room that overlooks the square. It is noisy and you will have to close your curtain at all times."
"Rooms on the plaza have the best view but if there is activity in the plaza in the evening would be noisier than rooms not on the plaza"
"Do ask for a room overlooking the square. It's not quite a lake view, but it has a much better view than the rooms at the back or side of the hotel."
"Ask for rooms facing the water."
"I would beleive all rooms are good; so far I have not had a bad experience."
hirschen hotel rapperswil
SwitzerlandCanton of St. GallenRapperswil
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