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Hotel Platzhirsch

2.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Spitalgasse 3, Zurich 8001, Switzerland (Old Town)
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Ranked #5 of 40 Zurich B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Port Macquarie
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel was a great surprise. Well located in the "old town" City Centre, it was close to just about everything. Situated in the middle of the popular restaurant area, Niederdorf precinct, it was only 5 minites to Central railway. The hotel is a renovated historic building with stylish rooms. We thoroughly enjoyed the service and locality. Rabbitoes

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Miami, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location just about a 15 minute walk from the train station, get ready with the luggage and the cobble stone streets. We got there to check in and the room was not ready yet, we waited about 45 minutes, but they were very nice about it and gave us coffee in the meantime. We had reserved for a room... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Just off the river, this is a charming hotel. Just of the river, its really nicely located for the centre of the city. The manager is a lovely woman who looked after us. A little noisy at night, but thats the nightlife of Zurich, can't fault the hotel for that. Its also got the fastest and best wifi in a... More

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Sydney, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We were looking for a hotel of character situated in old Zurich, the Platzhirsch certainly filled the bill. The Hotel is situated in a lovely tree lined street in the old part of Zurich and had great character, atmosphere & ambience. The friendly staff with Manager Sigi and with Bay at the bar gave us a great feeling of confidence.... More

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Milan, Italy
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

The hotel is located centrally in the Old Town Niederdorf area. Walkable from Zurich HB station. The rooms are clean. Staff was really helpful. Special thanks to Ms Nadine for excellent guidance on how to explore the old town and its attractions.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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150 reviews 150 reviews
45 hotel reviews
190 helpful votes 190 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

The best hotel I ever stayed at in Europe, everything in the hotel focuses on quality, I had a very large modern room with private bathroom (not all rooms have private ensuite) numerous amenities, free Wifi and snacks/drinks free of charge, the breakfast was excellent with an emphasis towards quality products and superb coffee. The location is in the middle... More

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Hong Kong, China
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36 reviews 36 reviews
28 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

If you are in Zurich for one or two nights, and in need of a central place to stay then this perfectly fits the bill. It's newly renovated and done by professionals so has everything needed. The lobby is non existing and the check-in counter a corner of the cafe/bar. There are no facilities, but still they thought of minor... More

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San Francisco
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49 reviews 49 reviews
27 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Super centrally located, very friendly staff, clean and quiet. We picked a room with a private toilet included, though the door to the toilet is clear glass and faces the door to the room, so it's not super private in that way. The room was small as other reviews have said, but frankly not worse than about 90% of other... More

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Neuchatel, Switzerland
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014 via mobile

Nested in the old town of Zurich, this little hotel offers everything you need ! Cosy rooms with all the amenities you may need. Very comfortable bed as well. And the bar, a place to be, a must-seen, very friendly staff, great drinks & cocktails ! Enjoy your stay !

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Address: Spitalgasse 3, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Zurich > Zurich > Old Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Platzhirsch 2.5*
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