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Opera Hotel

#34 of 133 Hotels in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence
Dufourstrasse 5, Zurich 8008, Switzerland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The service was outstanding. A real pleasure to stay here. The team was proactive especially with the street parade. Advice on where to go as well as directions was easily obtainable. Would definitely recommend this hotel. The quality of the food in the restaurants just across the road and around the corner was superb.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The more you stay in Opera Hotel, the more you love it. Design, location, staff, restaurant, bed, sleeping quality......... all are excellent. Street view rooms are fantastic with elegant flowers in the balcony.

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Kent Island, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

My brother and I stayed here on our first day/night in Switzerland. Since our flight from the USA arrived in the early morning, and we were jet-lagged we were eager to check in early to the hotel. Fortunately, Opera Hotel was gracious to get our room ready as soon as possible. We went to breakfast/lunch at a local cafe and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Very nice hotel and excellent location. Room worked well for business travel with desk and wifi. Staff was courteous and helpful. I had pre-arranged early check-in, but my room was not ready. The staff asked for an hour and brought me a coffee while I waited. I lost track of time while working and checked back with the desk after... More 

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Sugar Land, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Stayed at the Opera Hotel at the end of a trip to Switzerland. Hotel, while lovely in almost all ways, was unfortunately almost unbearably hot due to a heat wave in Zurich. Temps were reaching 95 degrees Fahrenheit and the hotel couldn't adequately keep the rooms cool, even with settings set to lowest temp and highest fan level. We were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Friendly staff, perfect location next to lake activities. Clean, and very close to train station, tram and buses. The elevator is small and slow, and the rooms are little on the pricy side. I enjoyed the A/C as the weather was extremely warm

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Jerusalem, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

My wife and I visited Zurich from June 11 to June 14, 2015. We stayed at the Hotel Opera, located nearby the magnificent Opera House, and we were highly satisfied. The hotel is in a wonderful location, close to a lake, clean and not as crowded as many other hotels in Zurich. Breakfast was excellent, great services and a very... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This hotel is an exception in Zurich and in every respect a boutique. The beds are comfy, the room and bath room clean and up to date, the staff kind and caring. The room service expensive but perfect

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Well positioned in Zurich the hotel is staffed with very friendly and helpful people. My room as a single and though tiny (by American standards) it was immaculate and comfortable. Walk around and see the Altschadt, shopping areas etc. No lack of good places to get a bite to eat and a free glass of champagne is offered at the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Started the work day exhausted after being put in this hotel on a business trip. The hotel's thin curtains do nothing to block out the light. A street lamp shone right into my room and if you do manage to sleep, you will wake with the sun. I ordered a wakeup call for 7.15 and received it at 6.15, a... More 

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Rudolf_Zehnder, General Manager at Opera Hotel, responded to this review

Dear “carpediem70“. I am sorry to hear that your stay with us was not to your satisfaction. Concerning the light intensity in your room: All our rooms are equipped with roller blinds in addition to the curtains to completely dim out the room for the morning hours. Regarding the room size: our Hotel disposes of different room categories with different... More 

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