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Hotel St. Josef

Hirschengraben 64-68, Zurich 8001, Switzerland (Hochschulen)
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Ranked #15 of 123 hotels in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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Dublin, Ireland
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72 reviews 72 reviews
32 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Trying to find a reasonably priced, central hotel is a challenge in Zurich but I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Hotel St Josef. Within 10 min walk of train station, 3 min from old town, 10 min from shopping, free water dispenser on every floor, buffet style continental breakfast, tea/coffee in the room, spotlessly clean, quiet, spacious rooms, it has everything... More

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7 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was in Zurich on a one day business trip. At first it looked that finding a hotel is easy, however when I started comparing room prices with the rooms apprearnce I was quite surprised. The "cheap" hotels (under 200€ a night) looked somewhat shabby, the expensive ones (over 200€) were too expensive but looked quite good. And then I... More

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Pontevedra, Spain
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A modest hotel, very close to the centre of Zurich representing very good value for the price. Only a 2-3 minute walk from the old part of the city and only a few minutes more to the main rail station. No frills, clean and well run. A good continental breakfast buffet was included in our tariff, but we did not... More

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Brisbane
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22 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stayed at the St Josef several times and keep going back every time we stopver in Zurich. Very well priced (by Zurich standards) and close to the main HBF train station and tram stop (7-10 minutes walk). A taxi from the station costs $10-15 if you have heavy bags - as it is a bit of an uphill... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the hotel for a week recently and it was a great experience. Nothing bad to say. Very quiet and the staff is very friendly. It is modest but in a great way. If you don't need excessive amenities and just want a comfortable place to stay, this is perfect. It is very convenient to the main train... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rooms are clean and very quiet, but do not offer any unneeded luxury. The hotel is well located and within walking distance of the university. The staff is friendly and helpful. If we would visit Zurich again, I would definitely go back to this hotel.

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Miami, Florida
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93 reviews 93 reviews
32 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Stayed for business for several days. The University of Zurich, downtown shopping, and train station are short walks.Also a short walk to the grocery store. Important to note that even though the walk is short (5-10 min) there is a portion that has stairs (hotel is on the side of a hill). So you must be able to walk up... More

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tunbridge wells
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

This is an excellent choice for sightseeing. The hotel is just a couple of blocks away from the centre of town but its raised position means it's quiet. We had a triple room which was very generously sized with a big sofa bed for our son. The bathroom is small but spotless. Our room in the annexe overlooked the front... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

The location is just a 5 minute walk from the train station, and near everything in central Zurich. We walked everywhere easily. The room was big and nicely decorated with a modern feel. I would definitely stay here again.

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Santa Cruz, California, United States
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

I stayed here for 2 nights and absolutely loved it. At first I was little off-set by the small size of the rooms, and I was in a "deluxe room" with a king bed. The bed itself was a bit too firm for my taste, but with the hotel so quiet, it didn't make me wake up to turn over... More

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Also Known As:
Hotel St Josef
St Josef Hotel
Address: Hirschengraben 64-68, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Zurich > Hochschulen
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
#8 Family Hotel in Zurich
#21 Business Hotel in Zurich
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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