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Zic Zac Rock Hotel

1.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Marktgasse 17, Zurich 8001, Switzerland (Old Town)
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Ranked #115 of 123 hotels in Zurich
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

The room is considered the cheapest for Zurich living standard. Everywhere is near by, get yourself a bicycle and you can roam around the city for 3 days! Be careful of the flooring though, it's squeaky. The walls are pretty thin and pubs downstairs can be pretty noisy at night, esp weekend.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

I've been staying in youth hostels for over a week now. I booked Zic-Zac so that I could have a break and stay in a private room for a couple of nights before returning to the multiple beds in one room format. You share a bathroom, but its clean and not far away. The bed is comfortable, room has towels,... More

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Montpellier, France
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

First of all Zic Zac Rock Hotel looked more like a Hostel. My room was ridiculously small, under the room ( all the neighbourg could see the inside !), and very very very old. The sink was just next to my bed and all the furniture looked dusty and really cheap ( and not very well conserved). The room basically... More

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Beaminster, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

.... and you have to treat it as such, go with the flow, laugh at how bad some of it is and generally stay cool and remember that Switzerland is an expensive country in which to live and to visit and for the ZZRs excellent location in central Zurich (Old Town) it is convenient and cheap! I have stayed here... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

well having stayed at hostels before, i believe, with the price that i paid, n considering the fact that it was Switzerland n Zurich on top, where things are expensive, i guess its pretty decent , i hve no complaints as such...!! its my second stay here in 2 years things are pretty much the same ...!!! the location is... More

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Swadlincote, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

Stayed here with 2 female friends as we were on a very tight budget while on a trip to switzerland for work. well, there's a reason it's cheap! the floors slope so badly that you're leaning all the time and the beds moved. the room was a fair size but was dirty and smelly. not to mention the constant noise... More

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Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012 via mobile

When going to Zurich during my long eurotrip I carefully studied all the reviews about this hotel (mostly negative) but anyway decided to book it, it simply was the cheapest offer in such an expensive city. "Maybe it's not that bad", I thought. But yeah, it was THAT bad and even worse. Single room was awfully small and completely ran... More

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

The worst hotel I've stayed at ever without question. Paint was peeling from the walls, the rugs were threadbare, the room didn't seem clean, no lamps or other amenities in the room. Our room was nothing like the pictures in the ads. The staff was aggressively unpleasant and unhelpful. I was concerned about the safety of my children. I have... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

This hotel is the worst hotel I was. No parking near the hotel, so if you are coming by car and equipment of a family You have to go almost half a mile walk with luggage to reach the hotel. The hotel is very old and dirty. There is no correlation between the images of the hotel web sites and... More

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Alexia H, Verkaufsleiter at Zic Zac Rock Hotel, responded to this review

Der Guest We know that our hotel is a bit old and worn but it's not dirty, as we offer daily housekeeping. Our Hotel is situated in the beautiful Old Town of Zurich which is as well the pedestrian zone of the town. Due to its location there is no parking at the hotel, that's true, but for luggage transportation... More

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Also Known As:
Zic Zac Rock zürich
Hotel Zic Zac Rock
Address: Marktgasse 17, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Zurich > Old Town
Bar / Lounge Restaurant
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Ranked #115 of 123 hotels in Zurich
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:1 star — Zic Zac Rock Hotel 1*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
1st Rock hotel in Switzerland, unpretentious, young & personal atmosphere-unique rooms with Rock Stars themes. Ideal for young people with a small budget who like to stay in the heart of Zurich where you can find loads of bars, restaurants and clubs at your doorstep. ... more   less 
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