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B&B Alte Gaertnerei

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Hauptgasse 15, Harkingen 4624 Switzerland
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#1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Harkingen
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Languages Spoken
English, French, German
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wifi
Bar / lounge
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Highchairs available
Executive lounge access
Washing machine
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Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
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Coffee / tea maker
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Refrigerator
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Hair dryer
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Nadia A wrote a review May 2018
Cardiff, United Kingdom222 contributions72 helpful votes
What a lovely b&b run by a lovely couple. I stayed here for 2 nights this weekend and felt completely at home. Rooms are basic but clean and tidy with a powerful working shower, tv, shampoo/shower gel etc. The hotel is surrounded by beautiful plants and gardens, as well as farms where you can go and look at the horses, rabbits, cows and chickens. The bar is self service , with crisps, alcoholic drinks, soft drinks , tea and coffee. You pay for what you use on check out. Breakfast is fresh juice , selection of breads, cold meats, cheese, yoghurts, cereals and eggs. There is a lounge area surrounded with plants where you can play pool, relax on the sofa watch tv and WiFi is available at the hotel.
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Date of stay: May 2018
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Avi R wrote a review Mar 2018
London, England, United Kingdom29 contributions21 helpful votes
First things first: I was on a business trip, NOT vacation. I do not think that this place would be a place to spend holidays - but for a night or two on business travel I can hardly imagine anything better and nicer.... of course, if you like nature, peace, silence and a relaxing quiet evening. No "night life", no restaurants, no huss and fuss - a lovely place far from the hussle and bussle of a city. When I arrived, I was VERY VERY nicely welcomed by the lady owner herself, kind, polite, unintrusive, gentle (which lovely expressions could I find more...?!). She showed me around, explained everything and then took me to my little room. As mentioned, there is no restaurant in walking distance, but there is a pizza delivery, and if you want, you can help yourself to a cup of coffee, a cold drink or a little snack and pay it next day before you leave: built on trust and mutual politeness. The room was very simple. A little kind of table, a chair, a nice and (at least for my back) good bed, a shower and a separate toilet - all very well isolated: you don't hear or others would not hear you, even not if your TV (flatscreen of course, today...) is on. Do not expect the luxury in the room - the luxury lies in the fresh air, the quiet surrounding, the inner peace you get from being out of town. In the morning (they serve breakfast from 06:00 on - would you believe?! Which "good" hotel would do that as selfunderstandingly as they do?!), I was welcomed by the Mr. Owner himself, as charming and welcoming as his wife. A breakfast for a king! Well, you are there as you travel for business, so how long would you spend on your "brekifast" :-) In fact, you could spend two ours, eating from Swiss cheeses, 5 different kinds of breads (fresh, of course!), Yoghurts, cakes, different kinds of sausages, eggs - gosh - I forgot what all... probably 10 different kinds of preserves and three different kinds of honey... who could eat ALL that ?! On my way to work I tried very hard to figure out, with what I can "fail" this place... I couldn't find ANYTHING. My suggestion: go there with the right attitude (not a nightlife tiger!), enjoy every moment and you wake up fresh and well fed for a hopefully successful new work day. Internet as much as you like, and pricewise... oh well... we are in Switzerland... so, for Swiss proportions it is quite moderate. I am sure, you won't find much cheaper places with THAT special atmosphere. Last thing: you either need a car (if you are one of those who love to sit on motorways), or take the train and a bus from one of the cities (ZRH, BSL...) and calculate a relaxing hour to get there - just enough to unwind after a busy work day! Enjoy folks!
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Date of stay: March 2018
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mant0810 wrote a review Oct 2014
Milan, Italy46 contributions37 helpful votes
We spend few nights here with my family. Very friendly and welcoming couple managing this structure. Rooms and common area for breakfast are really in the middle of the greenhouses so you are surrounded by flowers and plants. The atmosphere is really full of light and nature. Rooms are not too big and have no windows but we had a good sleep and nothing is missing. Clean and simple. Very easy parking. Good breakfast with fresh bread, fruit, yogurt, cheese and ham. Not super cheap but in line with accomodation in this area.
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Date of stay: May 2014
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PRICE RANGE
US$144 - US$156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
SwitzerlandCanton of SolothurnHarkingen
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Frequently Asked Questions about B&B Alte Gaertnerei
Which popular attractions are close to B&B Alte Gaertnerei?
Nearby attractions include Jura World of Coffee (3.5 km), Tüfelsschlucht (3.4 km), and Aarburg Castle (6.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at B&B Alte Gaertnerei?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a lounge, and kids activities.
Which room amenities are available at B&B Alte Gaertnerei?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at B&B Alte Gaertnerei?
Guests can enjoy a lounge during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to B&B Alte Gaertnerei?
Conveniently located restaurants include Bloomell Coffeehouse, Restaurant Orient, and Restaurant Kreuz Kappel.
Is B&B Alte Gaertnerei located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.1 km away from the centre of Harkingen.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at B&B Alte Gaertnerei?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, and German.
Are there any historical sites close to B&B Alte Gaertnerei?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Festung Aarburg (6.4 km).