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“Nice place and service but not so cheap” 4 of 5 stars
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Forum Hotel Widnau
Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Widnau
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“Nice place and service but not so cheap”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2010

I went on this trip to Switzerland to visit Leica industries (I was on vacation but the rest of the family was on a business trip) and Forum was the assigned Hotel for us to stay at.

The Hotel was clean and the rooms were big enough to fit two people confortably. They had breakfast included and they served breads, juices, yogurts, ham, cheeses, waffles, scrambled eggs, and some cereals.

The service was Ok, the only issue we had was with the girl from the restaurant kitchen, that was a little rude, but I was not mad about this as they were all kind of rude (as people from cold countries usually are).

The view from the room was really nice and the city is really calm as it is a country side city. The only problem was that the city closed at 7pm. No markets or stores, only a few restaurants would stay opened.

The price was high (you must consider that I am from Brazil and the time I travelled 1 euro was about 3 "reais"). Maybe if you are an European or US/Canadian traveller the exchange will not be such an issue.

The internet was quite expensive too and not so reliable as it did not work from time to time.

As for the country, Switzerland is incredible and really a nice place to visit. Widnau is a quiet place but with lots of things to see on its surroundings:

Appenzell
Rolls Royce museum in Austria
Castles
St Gallen
Mainau (Germany)
Karren Mountain (Austria)
Boat trip on Bodensee (Lake Constance)

I do not know if there other Hotels around Widnau but if for any reason you would like to stay on this city I recommend the stay at Forum Hotel.

  • Stayed October 2009, traveled with family
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Property: Forum Hotel Widnau
Address: Bahnhofstrasse 24, Widnau 9443, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of St. Gallen > Widnau
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Widnau
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Forum Hotel Widnau 2.5*
Number of rooms: 37
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Are you looking for a suitable accommodation for your business stay or a comfortable long weekend? Would you like to reside in a simple but well-maintained, modern atmosphere? Would you like to spend your stay at an ideal starting-point for cultural or city tours, extended hikes or bike tours?Whatever your reason for the search may be: The Forum Hotel in Widnau is just the right place. We are looking forward to personally welcoming you as our guest soon. ... more   less 
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