Fodor's Expert Review Hotel Rheinfels

Rhig. 8, Stein am Rhein, Schaffhausen, 8260, Switzerland Fodor's Choice

Almost every room has a Rhine view at this waterfront landmark, which was built between 1508 and 1517. True to its history, the knight in the stairway greets guests, the floors creak with 16th-century authenticity, and the 150-year-old furniture still helps guests relax in their rooms. The restaurant draws crowds from the area for its freshwater fish dishes; it is closed every Wednesday between September and June.

PROS

  • Medieval atmosphere is a thrill
  • People come from miles away for the fish dishes
  • Waterfront location

CONS

  • Slightly old-fashioned room decor
  • Proximity to a busy thoroughfare
  • No reception desk

QUICK FACTS

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HOTEL INFO

Phones: 052-7412144

HOTEL DETAILS

17 rooms
Rate Includes: Closed Jan. and Feb., Free Breakfast

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