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Hotel Platzhirsch

2.5 of 5 Spitalgasse 3, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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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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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It must be said: Zurich is expensive. Once you swallow that, Hotel Platzhirsch is a good value, especially if you book through their website and get breakfast included. The bed was extremely comfortable! Our room was very nice and we stayed on a level with a small balcony. It provided a great place to enjoy our take-out bratwurst and chocolates,... More 

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

Thank you for staying with us! We are happy to hear, you enjoyed Zürich that much, being in the middle of the old town, easily to reach everything even by walking. looking foreward to your next stay with us. More 

Orlando, Florida
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70 reviews 70 reviews
58 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Granted, we only stayed here the one night before we were due to fly back to the US so I was grumpy. We knew what we had reserved as Zurich is a notoriously expensive place to spend the night. Add the fact that during our stay the German football team of Monchengladbach was playing in town and about a thousand... More 

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vielen Dank für ihre Zeit die sie sich nehmen um ihren Eindruck des Aufenthaltes zu beschreiben. ein Aufenthalt mitten in... More 

London, United Kingdom
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153 reviews 153 reviews
54 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

I stopped here for one night, on the basis of location and value, which were both excellent. The staff were friendly and efficient. The room was quiet and clean but smelled of smoke, which may have been my fault for not specifying that I preferred non-smoking.

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

thank you for staying for a night with us, getting to know us accidently. Our Hotel is located in the very Center, so it happens quite often that people passing by and discovering us. hope to see you soon back! More 

Szczecin, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Very nice hotel in centre of the city! Friendly personnel. We enjoyed our breakfast and great coffee. You can also chill out at the bar where you can find some special drinks! We recommend this hotel for sure!

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Sehr nett, dass sie sich die Zeit genommen haben ihre Eindrücke zu beschreiben. vielen Dank für die Komplimente. Wir freuen... More 

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45 reviews 45 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

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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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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Gübeli S, Inhaber at Hotel Platzhirsch, responded to this review
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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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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 

Port Macquarie
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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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Miami, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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Address: Spitalgasse 3, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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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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