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Flims, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

The waterfront and the historic buildings are the big plus. It is good place for an excursion and for an overnight stay. The official ships stop at this place. You can go for a lake cruise. The food is excellent. Staff is very friendly and helpful. The rooms are in good shape and comfortable. They look old because of the... More 

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Munich, Germany
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44 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a lovely little hotel, very reasonably priced for Switzerland. Friendly staff, comfortable, simple rooms. Situated right on the Rhein, beautiful in summer. Very close to the German border. Parking is about 50 meters from the hotel.

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San Antonio TX
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Our 3 day stay was the perfect start for 3 weeks in Europe--superb and friendly service, a charming room with Swiss style elegance, great breakfast buffet. Location right on the Rhine river a big plus-- you can take bike or ship for day trips 25 yards from the front door. Across the street the Waaghaus, owned by the same family,... More 

Thank bibisaidi
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2015

The staff are unerringly polite, helpful and discreet. This charming and historical hotel was the setting of my friend's wedding. Embrace the spirit of yesteryear, steep yourself in its vintage charm and take a stroll along the lake and through the village. This hotel experience would delight those in such of history. Those looking for minimalism and gadgets in their... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Our stay was in the Waaghaus part of the hotel. The rooms appeared rather dated (yes they are supposed to be antique style, but could use some upgrades.) Cloth wallpaper was beautiful, but could use a cleaning. Very quiet and a good place to spend a restful night. The breakfast buffet at 17 Franks / person was overpriced. It was... More 

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Roskilde, Denmark
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2014

Very nice hotel with authentic atmosphere. Beautiful situated besides river Rhine. Many fine rustic details scattered all over. Fine restaurant with superb staff. Fair price. Excellent for recreational purpose.

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Max P, Manager at Hotel Drachenburg & Waaghaus, responded to this review

Dear Michael, thank you very much for your feedback here on Tripadvisor, we're looking forward to welcome you soon again here in Gottlieben. Yours faithfully, Anita Bischler Hummel and the Team of Hotel Drachenburg & Waahaus More 

Soest, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2014

This hotel is located near the waters in Gottlieben. It looks like Escape to the Country. Beautiful wooden frame buildings. Hotel and restaurant. I had room 11, spacious, above the main entrance. Lookout on restaurant opposite and parking place. Room is comfortable. Breakfast starts at 7am, enough choice of tasty breads, yogurts. Parking is with a disc until 7pm. Approx... More 

Thank PoggiBonsi2012
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Reviewed 2 October 2014 via mobile

Everyday they cleaned the room and changed all the linens. The room is spacious. Everybody are friendly, warm and hospitable even the whole community of gottlibien. We really enjoy our stay there. The problem is, you have to walk around 10-15 mins to ride the train.

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Perth, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2014

This hotel is special ! Its Swiss history with bags of atmosphere and I lked it ! The staff are helpful and easy to talk too even if your Swiss German is almost zero - like mine ! The setting is on the Rhine, a beautiful river that provides a magnificent back drop to the place and many interesting boat... More 

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Frederikssund, Denmark
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2014

This hotel is very, like VERY old, and it shows. The rooms look like something from the 70's, but they are clean, spacious and most of them with a scenic view of River Rhine. The buildings look like a castle, and they are situated in the small but lovely city of Gottlieben. Food is typically German = Good, simple and... More 

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Additional Information about Hotel Drachenburg & Waaghaus

Address: Am Schlosspark 7 + 10, Gottlieben 8274, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Thurgau > Gottlieben
Price Range: £68 - £142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Drachenburg & Waaghaus 3*
Number of rooms: 47
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“Rhine river views are extra spacious and $$, but regular rooms are well designed.”
 of 5 bubbles bibisaidi, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“There are two wings, one with more suites and lake views. All rooms are steeped in history!”
 of 5 bubbles 503susannaht, 13 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Dont expect modern luxury fittings - this is a period with charm”
 of 5 bubbles Mal5151, 3 Aug 2014 | Read review
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