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Hotel Hirschen

Niederdorfstrasse 13, Zurich 8001 , Switzerland (Old Town)
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Ranked #77 of 123 hotels in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is relatively good for Zurich. It's very well located and the hotel is quite welcoming however, the Wi-Fi is very weak and the rooms are getting a bit tired now. The breakfast is good quality (although limited choice) - I appreciated this!

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SMohn, Manager at Hotel Hirschen, responded to this review

Dear FunkyFonc Thank you for staying with us and for your review. In our historic building with the thick walls and different floor levels it is not easy to get a secure Wifi in all the rooms. We are still testing different providers but have unfortunately not yet found a really good one. All our rooms will get new LCD... More

Island of Malta, Malta
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

stayed over at hotel hirschen over the new year. very central, surrounded by restaurants and a few minutes walk to train station. ideal for a short trip to the city of zurich. everywhere and everything is so expensive is zurich so this hotel was really worth staying at. nothing fancy but clean and breakfast was enough. hotel owner is very... More

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SMohn, Inhaber at Hotel Hirschen, responded to this review

Dear Andrea12303 Thank you very much for your visit and your nice review. It is a pleasure to hear that you did enjoy your stay with us. We hope you did get back home safe and we would be very pleased to welcome you again during your next trip to Zurich. Best regards Silvia Mohn More

Kiev, Ukraine
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Very good location - right on Niederdorfstrasse (old city centre), in 10-15 minutes walking distance to Bahnhoffstrasse, Grossmunster, Fraumunster, Embankment - all touristic attractiveness are near. Niederdorfstrasse usually considered as noisy street due to late-night pubs and clubs - don't you believe it! Absolutely cosy and quiet place, sound isolation in hotel's room is definitely enough to have a good... More

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SMohn, Manager at Hotel Hirschen, responded to this review

Dear ralex65 It was a pleasure to welcome you at the Hirschen Hotel, thank you for your visit and your review. We are happy to hear that you did enjoy your stay with us and you felt comfortable. You are right, it should not be that you have to remind us every day about your WIFI code and this is... More

Claremont, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

Room was really quite tiny and minimalist--hardly any storage space, not enough electrical outlets (and poorly located), some wasted space (nice desk but in an alcove where there was no lighting nor outlets to plug in computer). On the other hand, bed was extremely comfortable, bathroom was tiny but excellent shower, excellent wifi reception in room, simple but good quality... More

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SMohn, Manager at Hotel Hirschen, responded to this review

Dear jal_cit Thank you for your recent stay and your review. We are always greatful for constructive feedback so that we can improve our service. In a historic building it is not easy to add extra electrical outlets or change there position, but we will check if there is a solution we can improve this. It would be a pleasure... More

Australia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
26 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

We paid just under 200 Francs per night for 4 nights here. Stayed here 4 years and as it's about a ten minute walk for the station, we stayed here again. A large stair case leads to the reception. This is a bit of a downer as we travel with 25kg suitcases and backpacks but we remembered how nice it... More

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SMohn, Manager at Hotel Hirschen, responded to this review

Dear crab67tkf Thank you for choosing the Hirschen Hotel again and for your nice feedback. With pleasure we hear that you did feel comfortable and you liked your breakfast. In a historic building such as ours, the space is limited but we try our best to make the most out of it so that our guest have a pleasant stay.... More

California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

We are a mature couple who stayed at the Hotel Hirschen for three nights in early October 2013. We took the train from Bern to Zurich. Zurich station, like Bern and Luzern, is quite nice with street level platforms (or escalators), a Tourist Information Office, and lots of underground shopping. The hotel was about a third of a mile away,... More

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SMohn, Manager at Hotel Hirschen, responded to this review

Dear SGKCalifornia Thank you very much for your stay and your review. We are glad that you did enjoy your stay with us. As our historic house is over 600 years old, it is very difficult to modify the building and so the stairs from the entrance to the reception area can not be avoided. We would be very greatful... More

Arlington, VA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

We stayed downtown for two nights while in town for a wedding. This hotel was recommended by some friends, and we were not disappointed. Incredible location - right in the heart of Old Town. This meant it was a bit noisy outside, or in the morning when the churchbells rang but it was wonderful. The food in the morning was... More

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SMohn, Manager at Hotel Hirschen, responded to this review

Dear Beth S It was a great pleasure to welcome you at the Hirschen Hotel. Thank you very much for your review. We are glad to hear that you did enjoy your stay and that you liked our Hotel and the location. You are absolutely right that the location is perfect, you can discover the famous and also the hidden... More

Sacramento, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

You're right in the heart of Altstadt at Hotel Hirschen. For first-timers to Zurich, this means you are 5 minutes easy walk from the Main Train Station and you are surrounded by restaurants, bars, and shops. To me, this is the best area for a first time visit, or a short stay in Zurich. The hotel fronts Hirschenplatz, the central... More

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SMohn, Manager at Hotel Hirschen, responded to this review

Dear RickG23 Thank you very much for your visit and your résumé about your stay. We are very happy to hear that you did enjoy it and that you like our small historic, family run Hotel Hirschen. It would be a great pleasure to welcome you again in future. We have planned some renovations in Winter time, so be curious... More

Helsinki, Finland
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40 reviews 40 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Hirschen is a small hotel best suited for non-business travelers. Rooms are rather small, though with all essential necessities. Noise from the square in the front of the hotel turned out to be quite disturbing at night on Friday and Saturday. Late sleepers would also complain about the loud church bells on the hour (and each quarter) from early morning... More

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SMohn, Manager at Hotel Hirschen, responded to this review

Dear OTPK Thank you very much for your visit and your positive feedback. It is a pleasure to hear that you have enjoyed your stay. Our central location in the heart of the old town is perfect for visiting most of the main attractions of Zurich. But this location means also that a lot of people visit our area and... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

Pros: Location - AMAZING - Hotel Hirschen is located in the perfect place. Right on an exciting street in the heart of the old town of Zurich, a short walk to the Grossmunster church, right next to the lake, short walk to Bahnhofstrasse etc. You can't beat this location. Breakfast - The breakfast selection is good and mostly fresh. Always... More

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SMohn, Manager at Hotel Hirschen, responded to this review

Dear Galvatron 1984 Thank you for your visit and your honest review. We are happy that you did enjoy your stay at the Hirschen. You are absolutely right that in old historic houses like ours the available space is constricted. It is our effort to provide an excellent service and I am glad to hear that you did find it... More

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Address: Niederdorfstrasse 13, Zurich 8001 , Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Zurich > Old Town
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Free Breakfast Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
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Ranked #77 of 123 hotels in Zurich
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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