We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Proposal: Residence in Art

Dubsstrasse 33 a, Zurich 8003, Switzerland
The Proposal: Residence in Art
Write a Review

23 reviews from our community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Traveler rating
    23
    0
    0
    0
    0
See reviews for
1
12
3
2
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (6)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (23)
  • Mar-May only
    (8)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (7)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (3)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (5)
All months
Bangkok, Thailand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed a couple of nights early June at The Proposal. It was a very memorable stay. If you rather not stay in a traditional style hotel but prefer to see something new then this is an excellent choice. The rooms are a little on the small side but they were clean and stylish decorated. The staff is very friendly and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bangkok, Thailand
Level Contributor
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Conveniently located, nestled in a quiet courtyard not far from Zurich’s city center, The Proposal offers so much more than any regular accommodation: It’s a gallery and a bed & breakfast at the same time. This concept invites the guests to interact with the exhibition and literally spend a night at the gallery. The Proposal team was attentive, friendly and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Calgary, Canada
Level Contributor
118 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

My boyfriend booked this as a surprise for me, and what an excellent surprise! So unique, both spaces were comfortable, the beds were hotel quality, the space was clean and so interesting. We arrived late, after 10pm, we were met promptly and made to feel welcome. The space is a little hidden, but this is beneficial in the long run,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Geneva, Switzerland
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

We very much enjoyed the Proposal, we love the concept of residing (comfortably) in art. The welcome was very warm, the breakfast delicious and prepared with affection. The whole place was just full of positive energy. We do hope that you will continue, we will be back that’s for sure. Joost & Sophie, Geneva, Switzerland

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Belfast, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

Stayed here for 3 nights and had a chance to sleep in and experience best of both worlds in the gallery and the van. Even though we have never met Lenny before, there's somehow a special feeling of staying over with a friend. From the first contact, he has been helpful with answering all questions and queries promptly. Breakfast was... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Connecticut
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

We loved staying at The Proposal. Lenny and Jeremie, the gallery's owners, have mastered hospitality; they make you feel genuinely and personally welcome. I agree with the other reviews that say that it feels like staying at a close friend's house, but with more autonomy. They are helpful with tips about visiting Zurich, including restaurants and nightlife. Some practical details... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
Jakarta, Indonesia
Level Contributor
43 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2012

I stayed here only for a night as it was only available for a night in May 2012. A unique B&B inside an Art Gallery. Location wise: It's in a quiet area, not in the center but quite quick to get there if you want to. Here you will meet 2 enthusiastic owner who treated me like an old friend.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Brooklyn, New York
Level Contributor
15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

My wife and I spent one night in Zurich last month and couldn't be happier with The Proposal. Of the two rooms, we opted for the Bus, which, as advertised, was unlike any night's stay we've ever experienced; it was comfortable, cozy and surprisingly quiet. Lenny and Jeremie, the 2 owners of The Proposal, treated us like family the second... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
San Francisco, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2012

We had such a great time staying at Lenny and Jeremie's unique B&B. Their passion for art was apparent - it was very cool to hear about their experiences & idea of the Proposal come to life. The gallery/B&B itself was very clean, comfortable (bathrobes, heating blanket, slippers and plug converters available) and fun that I would not hesitate to... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Cardiff, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012

I stayed in both rooms during my trip, inside the gallery and in the silver 1970s space bus. The place is very clean and quiet, and my host (Jeremie) was friendly, accommodating and helpful. My breakfasts were freshly-prepared and tasty. I was well looked-after and had a great stay, and I am only sorry that there wasn't an exhibition on... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

19 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (3)
Viewed
Other (3)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (16)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
View from room (1)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (4)
Viewed
Room/suite (1)
Viewed
Other (7)
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Zurich hotels
Escher Wyss
25hours Hotel Zurich West
25hours Hotel Zurich West
#13 of 132 in Zurich
4.5 of 5 stars 724 reviews
Swissotel Zurich
#28 of 132 in Zurich
4.0 of 5 stars 1,565 reviews
Old Town
Townhouse Boutique Hotel
Townhouse Boutique Hotel
#31 of 132 in Zurich
4.5 of 5 stars 238 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Enge
B2 Boutique Hotel + Spa
B2 Boutique Hotel + Spa
#8 of 132 in Zurich
4.5 of 5 stars 323 reviews
Seefeld
Hotel NI-MO
Hotel NI-MO
#1 of 41 in Zurich
4.5 of 5 stars 64 reviews
Old Town
Hotel Platzhirsch
Hotel Platzhirsch
#5 of 41 in Zurich
4.0 of 5 stars 129 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities