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Hotel California

Schifflande 18, Zurich 8001, Switzerland (Old Town)
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Ranked #37 of 123 Hotels in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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Frankfurt, Germany
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Óne of the best Hotel in Zürich for such Price and central Location. The Breakfast is really delicious and fresh. you may order many choices from the menu and Service is just in time! Rooms are also enough for a Long stay, free wifi is working properly. Top!!!

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Millinocket, Maine
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wife and I stayed two nights on our way to Vienna. Zurich is expensive. That being said the Hotel California seemed a bargain. Our room was nicely sized, clean, with a mini bar. It's above a restaurant (where breakfast is served) but we didn't hear anything from it. There is an elevator. From the inside you wouldn't be able to... More

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Christian G, Leiter Front Office at Hotel California, responded to this review

Dear Tim E Thank you for your honest Feedback on Tripadvisor. We are really proud of our wide selection which we offer our guest for the breakfast. You are right the whole menu is included in the room rate and we really appreciate that you enjoyed the Mornings with us. We hope to see you soon for your next vacation.... More

Geneva
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am doing myself a disfavor by disclosing this excellent deal because it may be fully booked next time I need it....but on the other hand I need to give good feedback for people who deserve it.... In summary, this is a SUPER value hotel in^a great spot (old town of Zurich) about 10-15 minutes walk from the train station... More

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Christian G, Leiter Front Office at Hotel California, responded to this review

Dear KermitCarpaccio Thank you very much for your positive statement. We appreciate your nice and honest words on Tripadvisor and hope to see you soon again. Kind regards Bettina Thaler Front Office Manager More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were there for three nights Good location, kind staff, clean and good size rooms The breakfast was included and very delicious you can choose every meal and deserts from menu, for free it is special american meals don't miss it ! It takes 10 min walking from central station and in the heart of old city

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Christian G, Leiter Front Office at Hotel California, responded to this review

Dear Majid G We hope you had a good journey back home?! Thanks a lot for your positive statement about your experience here at the Hotel California. Yes, you are right, all our guests should definitely make sure to be hungry for the breakfast to try all our delicious american meals. We hope to see you again and wish you... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Started from the taxi driver, he was very kind and told us stories about Zurich, he dropped us exactly at the right location and when we found the hotel, the staff were kind and approachable, when we saw our room, we were happy because the money we paid is worth it, even if it is affordable but the place was... More

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Christian G, Leiter Front Office at Hotel California, responded to this review

Dear Mylene Grace R Many thanks for your nice words on Tripadvisor. We always appreciate a positive Review of our guests. You are right, for the breakfast you can order all the additional dishes from the menu free of Charge. We offer all our guests an extensive American breakfast to start the day full of energy. We are looking forward... More

Muscatine, Iowa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We stayed here for a night after arriving form the states prior to continuing on to Lucerne. The location is great , in old town, and easy walk to the lake. I picked this hotel after consulting TripAdvisor and was not disappointed. The hotel is eclectic with a bar/restaurant on the ground floor. If you are looking for a 5-star... More

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Christian G, Leiter Front Office at Hotel California, responded to this review

Dear cclawhead Thank you very much for choosing the Hotel California and for rating us on Tripadvisor. We are glad to hear that you were satisfied with your choice of the Hotel. It is always a huge motivation for the whole team to hear that you appreciate our Service. We hope you had have a good time in Switzerland and... More

Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

The pros: the location is excellent, close to the main downtown attractions, lake, train station, restaurants, shopping. Staff seemed eager to please, everyone speaks English. The cons: Average hotel, it is 3 stars, but really nothing special. We weren't sure the sheets were changed, as we found crumbs. Bathroom is average, seemed clean, but not modern. Hotel itself seems old... More

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Christian G, Leiter Front Office at Hotel California, responded to this review

Dear D L Thank you very much for rating us on Tripadvisor. We are really pleased to read that you enjoyed our central location as well as the friendliness of the whole Team. You are right; our Hotel is located in one of the most expensive Cities in the world. We wish you all the best and hope to see... More

İzmir
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Hotel California-Zurich "Location: 10/10 : Ideal location between old town and city centre, at the center of old town Breakfast: 10/10: What an amazing breakfast. Definitely the best breakfast in Zurich. The best breakfast ı have ever had in eurepean countries. Staff: 10/10:Positive, open to communication, friendly and helpful staff. Especially Ivana, Martin and Bettina. Concept: 9/10: I liked hotel... More

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Christian G, Leiter Front Office at Hotel California, responded to this review

Dear Mr Bilgehan G Thank you very much for staying at the Hotel Calfornia. We are really pleased to read that you enjoyed the Hotel so much. Our greatest matter of concern is that our guests always feel at home with us. We are glad to hear that you felt at home with us. The whole team is already looking... More

Bilbao, Spain
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

As I said: a terrible old, old Hotel, without renovation, the triple room very small, as well as the bathroom, withour space to put the luggage anywhere. Not very clean at all, the room, lift, recepción smell bad, without any ventilation. I will not recomended at all. Its a "mochilero" Hotel but the price is not of "mochilero".

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Christian G, Leiter Front Office at Hotel California, responded to this review

Dear MAO1957 Thank you very much for giving us a feedback about your stay at the Hotel California in the city centre. Our guest satisfaction is our greatest matter of concern. We take your review really serious and ask you to write us a personal email with your booking period, so that we will be capable of improving ourselves. c.gamma@gastrag.ch... More

London, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

When we arrived in Zurich we had to park about 10min walk away because the hotel is in a pedestrian zone. The hotel is above a Mexican restaurant which was very busy. We ordered a table and where shown to our room. We had Angelicka on reception who was very friendly and efficient. Once we (2adults and a child) got... More

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Christian G, Leiter Front Office at Hotel California, responded to this review

Dear mad7791 Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor, and that you have taken the time to share your detailed and positive comments with us. I was particularly pleased to read that you enjoyed your holiday with us and were very satisfied with our service and the ambience. We will gladly share your comments with our team as a further... More

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Address: Schifflande 18, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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Location: Switzerland > Canton of Zurich > Zurich > Old Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 18
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