Founded in 1830, the Jakob Hotel is located in the car-free Old Town of Rapperswil, a 2-minute walk from the train station. Free WiFi is available. The restaurant serves fresh cuisine based on a special mountain potato complemented with local products such as fresh fish from Lake Zurich and meat and vegetables from nearby farms. The ship pier on Lake Zurich is only 656 feet away from the Jakob Hotel.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Breakfast to go


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 twin bed
1 queen bed
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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.4
Facilities
8.4
Cleanliness
9.0
Comfort
8.8
Value for money
8.0
Location
9.6
Free WiFi
9.1
High score for Rapperswil-Jona
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Powery
    Switzerland Switzerland
    The location, friendliness of the staff, and very good value for money.
  • Maria
    Switzerland Switzerland
    Hotel is modern and very minimalistic decoration. The location is great. Very central. Breakfast was really nice. Good offer of bread and cheese, coffee, juices and some cereals.
  • Sakura
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Close to the station and all the facilities of Rapperswil. We stayed with three young children and they loved it too! Room and facilities were clean and breakfast plentiful and delicious.

Hotel area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurant Jakob
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner • High tea
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan

Amenities of Hotel Jakob
Great facilities! Review score, 8.4

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Family rooms
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Free toiletries
Bedroom
  • Extra long beds (> 6.5 ft)
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Live music/Performance
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Playground
  • Fishing
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Packed lunches
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Safe
General
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian

Property practice

This property told us they've implemented a practice in one of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, or nature.

House rules

Hotel Jakob takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Check-out

From 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 7 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 6 years
Crib upon request
CHF 20 per child, per night
7+ years
Extra bed upon request
CHF 50 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa American Express Cash Hotel Jakob accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please note that check-in on Sundays is only possible until 19:00.

Please inform Hotel Jakob of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

FAQs about Hotel Jakob

  • Room options at Hotel Jakob include:

    • Single
    • Double

  • Check-in at Hotel Jakob is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Guests staying at Hotel Jakob can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.7).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free
    • Breakfast to go

  • Yes, Hotel Jakob is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Hotel Jakob has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant Jakob

  • Hotel Jakob offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Playground
    • Fishing
    • Live music/Performance

  • Hotel Jakob is 150 feet from the center of Rapperswil-Jona. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The prices at Hotel Jakob may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.