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Opera Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Dufourstrasse 5, Zurich 8008, Switzerland (Seefeld)
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Ranked #26 of 123 hotels in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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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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Petersfield
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have stayed at the Ambassador many times and now at the Opera, it's sister hotel. Both offer a good level of comfort for business visitors, and the location could not be better, right opposite the Opera House, next to the lakeside & a few minutes from Bellevue & Bahnhof Stadlehofen (with direct trains to the airport). Single rooms are... More

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Los Angeles
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In one of Zurich's most desirable locations -- behind the Opera House and close to lake, shopping and multitude of restaurants---public transportation including airport trains within walking distance ---Well run and excellent and friendly service -- highly recommended -- and free wifi !!

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

Dear “timbing”. Wow, thank you very much for this 5-star comment! It is a pleasure to read that you appreciated our great location in Zurich’s city centre, the free Wifi and our friendly service. We are looking forward to your next visit! Rudolf E. Zehnder / General Manager More

Sunshine Coast
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155 reviews 155 reviews
41 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Our last visit to this hotel was almost 10 years ago. Our only concern at that time had been the smaller room at 22sqm. This time there had been a few renovations and we knew to book a larger room- 24sqm. I was happy with the size of this room, although there are also 28sqm rooms available. Our room was... More

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

Dear “Beetrootears”. Many thanks for this great comment and the 5-star score! We are delighted to read that we had the chance to welcome you again after 10 years and that you appreciated the room size, the breakfast buffet and our location. It would be great to welcome you soon back with us. Rudolf E. Zehnder / General Manager More

Brighton, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
30 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

I stayed here a few years ago and was slightly underwhelmed but this time they did better. I got an on line package with a superior room and breakfast included for a very competitive price. The hotel looks slightly jaded and old fashioned and clearly needs an major refurbishment but if you don't mind the sort of mid 70s feel... More

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

Dear “idandb”. It was a pleasure to read that we could improve since your last stay and that you gave us the chance to show you that we can do better. Moreover, we are delighted to read that you appreciated our friendly employees, our Swiss breakfast buffet and our location. Concerning your comment about the hotel and room design: All... More

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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Hotel Opera sounds very high end, but in fact the room is equiped with quite old furniture, the air condition control is really prehistoric and bathroom so so.. The reception was very nic, proffessional and helpful. Breakfast menu was absolutely great, with wide selection of swiss cheese, fruits, bircher muesli... I order coffee latte and it was perfect.

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HotelAmbassadorOpera, Geschäftsführer at Opera Hotel, responded to this review

Dear “alexandra k”. Please accept my apologies that we could not meet your room expectations during your stay with us. All our rooms have been renovated and refurbished in different styles and themes within the last 3 years; therefore some reflect the style of our building dating 1900. However, we are pleased that you were satisfied with our breakfast choice... More

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Stayed at end of October and had a great few days.We were a party of two adults and a child aged 9. The Opera is in an excellent position, close to the lake and, if you like to stroll around a city, the Opera is an ideal base from which to explore. Railway station close by plus local trams. TheOpera... More

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

Dear “MickeyC5”. Wow, many thanks for this great comment! It was a pleasure to read that you appreciated our location and our friendly employees. Moreover, I am delighted that you were satisfied with the hotel decor and that you enjoyed your first trip to Switzerland with your daughter in our Hotel Opera Zurich. It would be great to welcome you... More

Claremont, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

Stayed for two nights while attending a symposium: hosts paid, so I don't know what the room cost and can't say anything about value, but Zurich in general is VERY expensive. Very nice room, in terms of size (the reviewer who complained of "unbelievable small rooms" must have been stuck in a closet--we moved from a cheaper hotel that we... More

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

Dear “jal_cit”. Thank you for your comment and the 5-star score you gave us! We are delighted to read that you were satisfied with your room, our location and our friendly staff. With pleasure we will forward your compliments to our employees. We are looking forward to your next visit! Rudolf E. Zehnder / General Manager More

Arnhem
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42 reviews 42 reviews
25 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Stayed at the Opera in November for 2 nights in a Premium room. The hotel is can easily be reached by public transportation. Line 4 exit Opera. then is only a 2 minute walk. It is located near the lake and close to the Altstatt. The Premium room is big en comfortable. A bit classic though but that is a... More

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

Dear “Eliette_B”. Many thanks for your comment! It was a pleasure to read that you enjoyed your birthday with us and that you appreciated our location, the free Wifi, the Premium double room as well as our breakfast buffet. Concerning your comment about the warm milk: we always would like to improve our breakfast service and will gladly consider your... More

Calgary, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
21 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

Stayed here for business. Pros: Excellent location. Right behind the opera house and surrounded by restaurants, shops, etc. 1 block away from the water, which is a must see. It is also very nice to run down by for all the runners out there! There is a grocery store 1 block away as well. While iron and iron board were... More

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

Dear “CAN_Businessman”. I am pleased to read that you appreciated our location, the free wifi-connection and our friendly front desk employees. Moreover, it was a pleasure to read that you enjoyed the wine tasting on our roof top terrace. Concerning your comment about the room size: Our hotel disposes of different room categories and sizes (smallest room: 15m2). Our reception... More

Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Stayed in Oct 2011 (attached pictures, not sure if they have refurbished) - Apologise for the late review :) Hotel is clean, Staffs were friendly. good location-walking distance to the lake, opera house, restaurants etc. about 20mins Walk was the strips of branded boutiques (if i did not remember wrongly). Breakfast wasnt good, less varieties.

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

Dear “EllaLeow”. It was a pleasure to read that you did not forget us after your visit two years ago and that you enjoyed your stay with us. Moreover we are delighted that you were satisfied with the cleanliness, our location and our friendly employees. Concerning your pictures and breakfast: please note that we refurbished and renovated our rooms and... More

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Additional Information about Opera Hotel

Also Known As:
Opera Hotel zürich
Address: Dufourstrasse 5, Zurich 8008, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Zurich > Seefeld
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service
Hotel Style:
#17 Business Hotel in Zurich
#17 Luxury Hotel in Zurich
#31 Romantic Hotel in Zurich
#35 Family Hotel in Zurich
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Opera Hotel 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
HOTEL OPERA, a name that will be music to your ears! Our private boutique hotel with a traditional atmosphere harmonizes perfectly with its classical surrounding. Located next to the famous Opera house, just a few steps away from the lake of Zürich, which is the perfect place for an early-morning jog, and the shopping mile „Bahnhofstrasse“, offering shopping at its very best. The airport and business centers are quickly and easily reached by public transportation. ... more   less 
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