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Hotel Platzhirsch

2.5 of 5 Spitalgasse 3, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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    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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6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect location on a pedestrian square in the old town. Small reception but welcoming staff. Great spacious room with many facilities (opt for a private bathroom). Nespresso coffee machine, comfortable large bed, complimentary fridge. Downstairs bar has indoor/outdoor seating with good cocktails. Expensive but then Zurich is an expensive city. Would stay again.

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vielen Dank für die lobenden Worte. wir freuen uns, dass sie sich für ihren Zürich Aufenthalt unser Hotel ausgesucht haben.... More

Vancouver, Canada
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We spent one night at Hotel Platzhirsch recently and it wasn't a good choice for us. We were on a one-day layover on our way home to avoid a 3 am wake-up in Rome so we could arrive home less tired after a 3 week vacation in Spain and Italy. And I wanted to see some of Switzerland. It is... More

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Vielen Dank für ihre informativen Zeilen. ja, mitten im Stadtzentrum kann es an einem sonnigen, warmen Wochenende, auch am Abend... More

Athens, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Very nice, but with a big disadvantage if you get a room with "shared bathroom" (meaning "shared toilet"). Going out of your room every time you need to go to the toilet (and risking getting yourself locked out!) is a BIG hassle.

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Gübeli S, Inhaber at Hotel Platzhirsch, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment and taking your time. To have different categories of rooms in different priceranges is a big advantage. So every guest can choose the perfect room for his stay. Please feel free to choose next time our CLASSIC and SUPERIOR rooms. we are happy to welcome you at PLATZHIRSCH Hotel & Bar. More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

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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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
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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
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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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47 hotel reviews
199 helpful votes 199 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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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*
Number of rooms: 24
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