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North Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lydia is a very warm and welcoming host. We sat in her kitchen in the morning and watched her whip up an excellent breakfast. Conversing with other guests was an experience in our high school French! A quaint town with the most delicious cheese.

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Thank twobackontheroad
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Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

Lydia was a fantastic host. She made us feel welcomed and cooked a hearty breakfast for us. The room was clean and spacious. Recommend you spend 3 nights there to take advantage of the Appenzell pass. Recommend you go to Ebenalp to take the tram up the mountain. Reasonable meals in town

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
Reviewed October 3, 2016

We loved this B&B! The exterior, complete with garden, and interior (sitting room, breakfast room, and our bedroom) were beautiful. Our room had lots of windows and wood, including inlaid ceiling, and a large bathroom. Lydia was very accommodating when we arrived early, and called a taxi for us when we wanted to go to a nearby town. It's only... More 

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Thank Julia B
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Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Haus Lydia between 20-22 Sep 2016 as a family of 4 with a 9 year old and a Toddler. Lydia provided us with a Toddler bed and helped us with the bed for the 9 y.o. She had arranged for us to have one of the vacation apartments, so we had our own kitchen, living room, etc.... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed September 11, 2016

My wife and I spent three nights at Lydia's Haus at the end of August, and absolutely loved our stay. Lydia was as welcoming and helpful as could be, full of advice on places to go and how to get there, and even providing us with dishes so we could picnic in her beautiful yard in the warm evenings. The... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
2 reviews
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Reviewed July 26, 2016

My wife and I, with three friends, stayed at this BnB from Monday July 18 to Friday July 22. We loved the place: the rooms and bathrooms are very clean and very functional, the breakfast is fantastic and copious -- served by Lydia herself. She is so friendly and and helpful and full of joy and her grandchildren playing around... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Lydia is a great hostess and this B & B makes a visit to Appenzell even more enjoyable. We used 3 of the rooms which allowed us the apartment - this made it extra special. Good location... Although confirm what is the best stop to use if you come in by train... There is one stop right next to her... More 

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Thank PriestOmaha
Flamborough, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed July 13, 2016

We took Rick Steves advise and stayed here two night July 11,&12th 2016. We were pleasurely surprised by our large suite, with kitchen, dining table, private bathroom and large bedroom. It was very clean and cosy. We took the St. Gallen train from Appenzell got off at 1st stop, Hirschberg, walked 200m down hill to Lydia Haus very convenient. She... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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29 reviews
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Reviewed June 30, 2016

It is difficult to know where to start, such was the long list of positives from my 4 night-stay with Lydia and Emil. I booked a single room and ended with a spacious, cosy double bedroom with lots of storage space. The house is super friendly and I thoroughly enjoyed breakfast time with abundance of Appenzeller cheese, smoked meats, gorgeous... More 

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Dix Hills, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed June 28, 2016

What a fabulous place! Our stay was memorable and our host was full of energy and did everything within her power to make us feel like her home was our home. Clean, comfortable and a delicious breakfast! Her son's restaurant was one of our dining highlights. If you find yourself in Appenzell be sure to stay at Lydia's.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Haus Lydia

Address: Eggerstandenstrasse 53, Appenzell 9050, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Appenzell > Appenzell
Number of rooms: 17
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“We stayed in the room pictured with this listing and loved it.”
 of 5 bubbles JuliaB490, Oct 3, 2016 | Read review
“We did not have a view of the mountains from our room / spent our time in the garden which does have fantastic views of the mountains.”
 of 5 bubbles TonyKathy2015, Oct 11, 2015 | Read review
“Find a different place”
 of 5 bubbles 456denisw, Sep 29, 2013 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a nice view! Not a highway.”
 of 5 bubbles 340glendam, Sep 9, 2013 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the lower levels, something facing the mountains. Of course, with a lower room you may have someone noisy above you.”
 of 5 bubbles GSuperV, Sep 3, 2013 | Read review
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