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“Peaceful in Kandersteg” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Hotel des Alpes

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Hotel des Alpes
Ranked #5 of 14 Kandersteg B&B and Inns
Basel, Switzerland
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46 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Peaceful in Kandersteg”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2012

Quiet hotel with amazing view (we had a room overlooking the parking/mountains). Stayed one night and slept peacefully, large room with sofa and TV. Kandersteg is stunning and this hotel was very friendly. As always in Switzerland there are no vegetables for breakfast but their home made waldbeer jam was amazing. The hotel is past the main strip but a walk into the main area takes less than 5 minutes.

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Finntorp
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Singapore
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57 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2011

It isn't located on the busiest street but this hotel is set on a quiet and beautiful surrounding overlooking a stream that flows into a small pond. There is an onsite free parking space and a family-run restaurant. We were a couple of hours early but they still let us checked-in. Room was clean and looked very new. It was a very pleasant stay.

  • Stayed August 2011, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank DWELSingapore
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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2011

It's a very comfortable, family-ran little hotel with very good food. The rooms were light and friendly, most have a balcony; the view in the mornings is breathtaking!! Bathrooms can be a bit small in some rooms, but all have excellent water pressure!! Pets are welcome as well and they offer outdoor and indoor play areas for children. There is a ski-room downstairs w/showers and lockers, and there is parking for guests behind the hotel.
We can definitely recommend this hotel and will go back when given the opportunity.

  • Stayed January 2011, travelled with family
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank FunLoving67
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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2011

great home cooked food, very fresh, large portions and a really friendly family!

  • Stayed January 2011, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank daddyORchips
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2010

What can I say, our stay here was excellent in all ways. We arrived after 2pm and after checking in they were still serving a very nice lunch.
The room has obviously been renovated recently and was very comfortable with a small balcony and some amazing views.
A cosy comfortable bar, a glassed in sunroom on the back and a terrace on the side give you plenty of options for where to have your meal.
Free parking and free internet just top it off.
All in all a very friendly family run place with staff that speak excellent English.

  • Stayed November 2010, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Jay-AU
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Property: Hotel des Alpes
Address: Kandersteg CH-3718, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Kandersteg
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 14 B&Bs / Inns in Kandersteg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel des Alpes 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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