Additionally, subject to availability at the time of arrival, an early check-in and late check-out.
All guests making reservations for the "Best Available Rate" with Five Star Alliance will receive complimentary American breakfast buffet for each guest daily in Eden and a 25 CHF beverage credit in the Eden Bar, per person, per stay.
As the city center is built on an unstable turf ground (its founder Gallus was looking for a site for a hermitage, not for a city), all buildings on the valley floor must be built on piles. Of this area, 31.1% is used for agricultural purposes, while 28.9% is forested.
For example, the entire foundation of the train station and its plaza are based on hundreds of piles. Of the rest of the land, 38.4% is settled (buildings or roads) and the remainder (1.7%) is non-productive (rivers or lakes).
The Abbey's renowned library contains books from the 9th century. Gallen is (the Swiss variety of Standard) German, but the main spoken language is the local variant of the Alemannic Swiss German dialect.
The city has good transport links to the rest of the country and to neighbouring Germany and Austria.
Also, based on availability at the time of booking, a room upgrade.
Should you decide to sign up for the online dating sites I recommend below, be sure to read member profiles carefully as you might come across a lot of fake profiles and women looking for “clients.” Usually, I can spot these profiles pretty easily.
A woman who has only one picture posted, is wearing a form-fitting outfit and making an overly suggestive pose are usually clear signals to steer clear.
If you can, try to stay in one of the four most populous Dutch cities: Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague and Utrecht.
These cities are where the singles tend to congregate and will give you the highest chance for dating success.
Also, subject to availability at the time of check-in/departure: a room upgrade, early check-in, and late check-out.