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Hotel Platzhirsch

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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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Juneau, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Zurich! How do you choose a welcoming, make you feel at home place to stay? Old town is charming. Hotel Platzhirsch is right in the middle of all the charm! We arrived as strangers and left as friends. The accommodations were small but efficient, clean and quiet. We will return.

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Das ist ein wunderbarer Satz den sie uns hier übermitteln. Wir freuen uns sehr, dass auch Sie zu unseren Freunden... More 

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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed there for a pair of days in a weekend. Hotel is close to train station and central area, then you can arrive walking with your luggage and come and go without public transport. I stayed in a twin room and it was very comfortable. Shared bathroom was ok and everything worked fine. Shower into the room was ok... More 

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Vielen Dank, dass sie uns hier Ihre Erfahrungen mitteilen. schön, dass sie die Zeit bei uns genossen und in guter... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This a a perfect hotel in the midst of charming Zurich old town. I had a superior room which was perfect in all it had to offer. This is the perfect choice of hotel for a city break! Thoroughly enjoyed staying at this quaint hotel..its a city hotel in the city expect a little outside atmosphere..

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Thank you for taking time to write your review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your Zürich time with us in our hotel. We are happy to see you soon back. More 

Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Located on an historic quaint plaza in the old town, the Hoteo Platzhirschfit the bill for us. Only a 7 minute walk from the main train station, getting here from the airport was a snap. In the midst of the walking area, you are only steps from restaurants and shopping. The rooms are compact, clean, and efficient. Be sure to... More 

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

Thank you for taking time to write your review. To explain how we are happy to help each customer: we do print anything for our guests if they send us their boarding passes etc by mail,- we also lend Ipads to organise things on the electronic way. What we cannot allow is, that guests come behind the reception to work... More 

Fort Myers, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This is a quaint hotel located in the midst of Old Town in Zurich. The location is wonderful from the stand point that it gives you immediate access to Old Town, but it is also located close to ETH ( the university, the train station, the lake and many museums and cathedrals. The rooms are tiny but very well appointed.... More 

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Vielen Dank für die Zeilen, für dich Sie sich Zeit genommen haben. Schön, dass Sie die Zeit bei uns genossen... More 

Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Travelled in June as a couple. Remodeled hotel with an excellent location. Room was nice but wasn't just small, it was tiny!!!! I had paid extra for a bit larger room knowing this issue about smaller rooms from previous reviews. And yet we got a much smaller than average room. To make things worse, the bathroom was so small you... More 

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

Thank you for taking time to write this review. the neoclassical building from 1879, where our Hotel is located in, does not allow to change the size of rooms. Even the strong protection of the building did not allow us to fit in airconditions, which you are surely used to. We try to do the best service every day with... More 

Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We stayed in room 20. Large bay windows facing the square. Roomy by European standards and clean. The included mini bar and the nespresso machine are nice. The girl who checked us in was so friendly and helpful! Be aware if you are in a room facing the square you will hear music and noise till late at night. However... More 

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thank you for taking time to write your review. we are happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us. We also say thank you- we do enjoy every day with our guests! have a good time and see you soon back! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I arrived at Platzirsch at about 10pm, aware that the entrance was separate for the hotel and bar. The staff that check you in are the same, so I pressed the bell for the worker who came over and checked me in. I was told if i booked directly with them I would've got a free breakfast. I booked a... More 

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

Thank you for taking time to write a review about your stay with us. We are happy you enjoyed your stay in one of our economy rooms. yes, they have their own shower and sink, only toilet to share. therefore we can offer them for a reasonable price (for Zürich pricerange :-) hope to see you back oneday in our... More 

West Hlls, Ca
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

This is a very friendly and charming hotel, located nicely in an open courtyard in Old Towne. They are within walking distance to the ZurichHB station. The rooms were tidy and had comfortable space. I loved our view overlooking the courtyard with open windows embracing the ambiance. Nearby is Kuntshaus Musuem -which I highly recommend standing in front of Rodins's... More 

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

thank you for taking time to write about your stay with us. we are happy you enjoyed your time in Zürich- downtown. it's always only a few steps from the hotel to all the attractions, even to the lake- which is phantastic in summer time. be back! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This hotel was a bit more than we frugal travelers normally spend, but it was a good deal for the cost. We could not find an affordable Air BnB apartment of similar quality for one night in the area, which is how we ended up staying here. But our stay was lovely. We paid a bit more for a room... More 

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

Thank you for taking time to share your impressions with others. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us. we are happy to welcome you for the next time. book directly with us, breakfast is for free! More 

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