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Hotel Banana City

Schaffhauserstrasse 8, Winterthur CH-8400, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
MarkMichaelis Spokane Valley, Washington
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Spokane Valley, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms looked good - clean and professional. Staff was friendly and spoke English well. They were Breakfast was the best we have during our two week travel around Switzerland and included a hot meal of eggs, sausage, tomato, and bacon. NOTE: The rooms do not have ventilation (in Summer?) aside from opening the windows. However, because the hotel borders... More

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here during a business trip, location is good with plenty of parking. Rooms are good and have everything that you need. Dinner wasn't special but okay, the service on the other hand was great. Breakfast was nice but I expected better.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I stayed at Banana City for one night when I was passing through Winterthur on Business. The location is excellent, only a few minutes walk from the train station. When I arrived the hotel looked very nice and modern on quite a large complex. Upon arrival the staff were helpful and polite. However I was disappointed with my room considering... More

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Bedale, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

This is the third time I have been booked into this hotel. This time it was for a conference. The check in staff on reception were as accommodating and friendly as ever. The refurbishment had moved on well since my last visit with all the corridors looking totally refreshed. The room was a good size with a very clean and... More

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India
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10 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

First of all I have to say that I have stayed at this property many times and I do not have any complaint with regard to the rooms, food or service. But I have doubts about their claim that it is a 4 start property. It is a regular business class hotel. Clean rooms, simple breakfast and friendly and helpful... More

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

I enjoyed my stay here at Banana City. Friendly service at the reception. View of the train tracks, and I don't know why other people are complaining about the noise, the trains weren't even that loud. Good sized family room, the bathroom was spacious and very clean. Comfortable beds = great quality sleep. There was a wide range of breakfast... More

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Zug, Switzerland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

The name of this hotel definitely caught my attention. Someone else made the hotel reservation for me and when I saw the name of the hotel I wondered what type of place would have a name like Banana city hotel. It turns out that it is just a regular 4 star business hotel close to the station. Apparently the name... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
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57 reviews 57 reviews
40 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

I already wrote about the noise and lack of air conditioner in the rooms. This time we can also add the fact that the rooms are not being cleaned properly. Below few just couple of photos to describe what do I mean. On the first photo we can see pigeon droppings. On the other corners of the floor at the... More

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Chiurce
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60 reviews 60 reviews
28 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Stayed here for two nights on business trip. Hotel is fine but there is no air con. It was nearly 30 degrees in the room at night. Staff were friendly and helpful. The rooms are standard enough. Free bottled water in the fridge was good. Breakfast was pretty good. Nice choice of hot and cold food. Ask for a room... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

I have stayed in Hotel Banana City for at least 3 times now. The building looks nice from outside, it has two sections, one newer and one older. I have quite mixed feelings, because something always disturbed my peace. One time I was in winter, the room was super cold in spite of the heating. One time I was in... More

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Address: Schaffhauserstrasse 8, Winterthur CH-8400, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Zurich > Winterthur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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