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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Having stayed at hotels all over the world, this is one we won't forget - they have no clue how to treat a guest. Originally my fiancé and I were booked the hotel Hecht in a single room as everything else was booked out. Keep in mind the hotel manager who runs Lowen also manages Hecht and the Romantic Hotel... More 

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HotelLoewen9050, Geschäftsführer at Hotel Lowen, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. We are sorry you were not happy with all aspects of your stay. We are constantly striving to improve our services. We would like to take this opportunity to clarify several points raised: - We sent you your confirmation per email Wednesday, 31 August 2016. As we explained to... More 

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54 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2014

We received a very friendly welcome. Our standard room was very comfortable.Good breakfast Good value for money. As the hotel was in the pedestrian area it was very quiet. Very good meal in the restaurant .

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Madison, Wisconsin
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189 reviews
78 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2014 via mobile

Hotel is a 5 min walk from the train station, it is in the middle of cute local shops and boutiques, the room is very clean; bed was comfy, I only wish wifi would've worked better. The owner is a very nice man who woke up early just to make sure I had breakfast as I said I needed to... More 

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41 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2013

This is a very nice hotel, located ideally in the center of the beautiful village of Appenzell. It can be reached within about 5 minutes from the railway station. Personnel is friendly and rooms very comfortable and their restaurant served good local food. The village of Appenzell is an absolute must; the village is a real "open air museum". Highly... More 

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Carrollton, Texas
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284 reviews
71 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2013

We stayed at Hotel Lowen by accident and loved it. There was easy access with our bags. The elevators worked great for us. The rooms were appointed with furniture hand painted by a local artist. Very pretty. The bathroom is ready for an update, but is functional and almost modern. Our windows opened onto the main street of the pedestrian... More 

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Lagos, Portugal
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43 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2012

I stayed in this hotel for two nights and have nothing but praise for it. The location is very central, the staff is friendly and the facilities are fine for this type of hotel. Even the rates are acceptable, but then everything is relative in Switzerland. The restaurant on the first floor is typically Appenzell and serves a large variety... More 

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United States
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133 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2012 via mobile

We stayed at Hotel Lowen for two nights. The owners\managers attend to your every request with kindness. They speak limited but functional English. The breakfast they serve is top notch. The rooms are clean. Good views, private parking, nice outdoor patio. The beds are typical European style with great down comforters. The Hotel is situated downtown and may be somewhat... More 

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zurich switzerland
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20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2011

Room was bright and clean, staff was friendly, breakfast was good. Bathroom dated, but very clean, with shower. Our room faced the back of the building which was nice and quiet. Our friends had a room facing the front on the little pedestrian street. It was Saturday night and quite loud with revelers coming and going until 4am.

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Oslo, Norway
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16 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2011

We stayed at Hotel Lowen for three nights in july 2010. We arrived in Appenzell by train all the way from Tirano, Italy and were warmly welcommed by the staff. A big bonus was the Appenzeller-card that we received for staying in Appenzell for more than three days. We made well use of the card and tried among others the... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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57 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2010

Hotel Lowen is a two minute walk from the train station. It is in the heart of the old town on Hauptgasse, lined with shops, cute cafes (like Blumen Barbara), delicious fondue restaurants (Adlerkeller) and 20 minute walk along the river to the Wellness Centre where you can steam, sauna, swim, plunge, and relax. The staff at Lowen are friendly... More 

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Additional Information about Hotel Lowen

Address: Hauptgasse 25, Appenzell 9050, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Appenzell > Appenzell
Price Range: RM469 - RM749 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Lowen 3*
Number of rooms: 28
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“Overlooking the ped zone is really nice. I would insist on that again!!!”
 of 5 bubbles DLemon, 29 Aug 2013 | Read review
“Get a room in the back if you want quiet!”
 of 5 bubbles patch1004, 30 May 2011 | Read review
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