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Hotel Hirschen

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

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 spread is not magnificient but adequate to be a...

2Thank Dylantay
Montecito, California
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

We were invited to a wedding at this hotel and arrived a day early due to travel changes and were pleasantly surprised by the view of the lake from our suite. The bath amenities Bomgren? Smelled of men's cologne which I loved, usually everything is too floral or sweet, it was like being wrapped in a warm blanket on a...

Thank vkinsb
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

Great place to stay! Staff are incredibly friendly and accommodating, and provided me with great information and reccomendations for my travels in Switzerland. Wonderfully charming, this historical building is in a great location with beautiful views looking out at the lake. The perfect choice for travelers looking for a unique, personable, hotel in a lovely little town.

1Thank Kyurkovi
Saint James, New York
Reviewed 10 June 2015

This lovely hotel is located on the main lakefront plaza in the heart of the old city center of Rapperswil. The rooms have been renovated recently with beautiful bathrooms and appealing decor. From the rooms on the plaza you can see the lake just a stone's throw away. Great restaurants right outside your door, a beautiful walk around the lake...

2Thank Kim W
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 June 2014

We spent one night at the Hotel Hirschen. It does not have its own carpark which means that on a busy Saturday it is nearly impossible to find a place to park. However, the room was clean and confortable but the bathroom lacked soap at the washbasin and the "Kleenex" tissue box was empty. The breakfast room was rather small...

Thank Angela R
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 27 November 2013

We spent one night at the Hotel Hirschen as a stopover while driving across Switzerland. The hotel is ideally located and suitable for that purpose. It is right on the Fischmarktplatz which has quite a number of nice restaurants and bars. Our room was quite large and decorated in keeping with the age of the building. The bell in the...

Thank Ian and Julie W
Newtown, Connecticut
Reviewed 13 September 2013

For people like me that hate staying at airport hotels we are always looking for an alternative for a last night stay. Well the Hirschen hit the bill. It has nice clean, comfortable rooms with a nice view of the lake and the dockside. It's above a McDonalds of all places, but you really not aware of the fast food...

Thank Avidhiker
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 3 September 2013

When I visit any hotel, my immediate expectation is that it will be average. So it takes something a little special for me to give an above average review or something bad, for a below average one. The Hotel Hirschen didn't really have anything of either.. nothing really good, nor nothing really bad. It was perfectly average. Which did come...

Thank ciaranwhyte
Reviewed 23 August 2013

Lovely warm hosts and a wonderful room. Quiet and centrally located near the restaurants and walking bridge. Park directly behind the hotel to drop bags and check in.... Reception on the second floor. Our room #43 had a raised roof with exposed beams and was very comfortable with a sitting area, good bed with curtains and a view towards the...

1Thank Fishnflyguy
Reviewed 21 July 2013

I have stayed at Hotel Hirschen a few times when on business trips . We normally take the train when we are in the Zürich area and the location of the hotel is excellent; a minute or so away from the railway station. The rooms and the comfort is excellent; I have stayed in a handful of different rooms and...

1Thank Henric I

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  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Spa
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  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Hirschen

Address: Fischmarktplatz 7, Rapperswil 8640, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of St. Gallen > Rapperswil
Price Range: €146 - €215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Hirschen 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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“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”
849KimW, 10 Jun 2015 | Read review
“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.”
  • Double sink
  • The shower
  • The view of the room as you walk into it.
  • The view of the room from the bathroom
  • Overlooking the square and the lake (kind of)
  • The view of the square right outside
ciaranwhyte, 3 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Ask for rooms facing the water.”
Fishnflyguy, 23 Aug 2013 | Read review
“I would beleive all rooms are good; so far I have not had a bad experience.”
HenricI_12, 21 Jul 2013 | Read review
“Choose a room with the lake view.”
bangkokcassidy, 11 Oct 2012 | Read review
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