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Eastsound, Washington
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were delighted to spend two nights at this B&B in Leysin at the end of October, with perfect weather. The accommodations were modern, clean, cozy, and warm, with a very comfortable bed and spacious bathroom. The breakfast was wonderful, with fresh croissants and bread from a local baker each morning, Ian's homemade apricot jam, fresh fruit and fruit salad,... More 

Thank 615donnagr
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4 reviews
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

I'll start off by saying the room is very nice, but there are a lot of flaws in the marketing for this place. The pictures on here are clearly out of date by YEARS. There are now 4 houses in the way of that beautiful view the picture shows. It essentially is a three room bnb that is basement style.... More 

Thank Jack B
Plymouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2016

This was our second visit (first in winter). The access road was really well cleared of recent snow which was a very much appreciated welcome. The room was spotless and spacious with fabulous views to the mountains. Breakfast was great and the option to self cater in the evening is a huge bonus. Ian and Julie's knowledge of the area... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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203 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2015

After a long drive down from Dieppe I was ready for a couple of nights before travelling on to Chamonix to lead a Tour du Mont Blanc trek in a few days time. The chalet was very well appointed and run by Ian and Julie who are British but live in the property which also offers various mountain sports such... More 

1 Thank AlanMichaelWard
Quebec, Canada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Our hosts were wonderfull.We stayed 4 nights and all was more than OK including breakfast. Great site and terrific view in the mountains ! Leysin is a beautiful mountain village. Louise & Serge Québec,Canada

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Marchwood, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Excellent facilities - kitchen & fridge were very welcome and provided the ability to self-cater in the evenings. The patio outside room was great to sit out in the evening, with great views. Great breakfast, room very comfortable. Great hosts - very friendly & helpful. Trip to the cheese farm was amazing. Local walks kept us fully occupied for the... More 

Thank Liz L
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
Reviewed 10 August 2015

Exactly as advertised chalet experience in a beautiful village. Amazing view to the valley and the massive peaks right across the driveway. Gracious and helpful hosts, with restaurant and hiking tips.

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Brighton, MI
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Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

This is an extremely pretty, clean b&b in beautiful Leysin. The owners, Julie and Ian are extremely welcoming and helpful even going as far as to take us to a local farm to watch cheese being made. Breakfast was a delight with the freshest croissants I have ever tasted and wonderful homemade jam, eggs, fruit, cereal and juices. Cannot say... More 

Thank Wright-Brighton-MI
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48 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2015

We spent a week with Julie and Ian at the Chalet L'Epicea in March 2015. The chalet and the rooms are great, very comfortable, and kept very clean. The breakfast is very good, with a wide choice of breads, croissants and cereals. There is a ski room for all your equipment, plus a small, fully-appointed kitchen for the guests, which... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2014

A wonderful place in which to stay. Julie is very friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. The room is comfortable, the breakfast delicious and the area is stunning. There is access to a lounge room and kitchen which is very useful. The place is spotless and conveniently located close to the village.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in Leysin, a village in the Swiss Alps, this traditionally styled bed and breakfast offers a variety of facilities in a picturesque setting with amazing views of the alps. B&B L'Epicea is located in a quiet and peaceful quarter of Leysin and guests can enjoy the mountain scenery of the Swiss Alps and countryside views just 1 km from the cable car departure point and 40 km from Montreux and Gstaad. The hotel offers traditional rooms, decorated with mainly wooden furnishings, with a cosy atmosphere. Our breakfasts include fresh bread and croissants delivered daily by a local bakery along with a selection of teas & fresh coffee, fresh fruit, fruit juices, cereals, yoghurts and our renowned homemade jam.We also offer guided walking holidays based in Leysin exploring the Swiss Alps. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chalet L'Epicea

Address: Avouillon, route d' 26, Leysin 1854, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Vaud > Leysin
Price Range: $151 - $214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Middle room is perfect for a couple.”
 of 5 bubbles 615donnagr, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms excellent”
 of 5 bubbles lizl689, 10 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Great view, great hosts and simple, clean accommodations in an all wood chalet. Great value or the price.”
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 of 5 bubbles NYKhalil, 10 Aug 2015 | Read review
“The wifi works really well. Make sure you get there in daylight.”
 of 5 bubbles LucasBurns, 8 Oct 2014 | Read review
“you can't go wrong with any of their rooms!”
 of 5 bubbles corinneo152, 13 Apr 2014 | Read review
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