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Plattenhof Hotel

#28 of 132 Hotels in Zurich
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Plattenstrasse 26 | 8032 Zurich, Zurich 8032, Switzerland
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Frederiksberg, null, Denmark
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38 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel is quite different. Everything seems like hom-made with everything from ice tea in the reception to handwritten notes. The service was friendly and everybody seemed quite young. Location is OK, next to the University, and a little bit on a hill. It was difficult to find in a car though, not many signs! Remember navigation. The hotel offers... More 

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Thomas S, Inhaber at Plattenhof Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Emil Thank you so much for taking the time to write your comments. We are so happy that you enjoyed most parts of your stay at our hotel. Thank you for pointing out the filter coffee issue. We have acted immediately upon your comments and bought one. So should you diced to try us again we would have it.... More 

Sydney, Australia
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first trip to Zurich and we are so pleased that we decided to book the Plattenhof Hotel for the two nights we were in Switzerland. It suited us perfectly to be up the hill away from the more busy atmosphere of the city. The walk down to the lake and city centre was easy, even in the... More 

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Herzlichen Dank, dass Sie sich die Zeit genommen haben uns Ihre Kommentare zu schreiben. Es freut uns sehr, dass es... More 

Turku, Finland
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111 reviews
68 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice small hotel located in a quiet area next to the University Hospital. It is easily accessible from the center of the city with tram (#6). The lobby bar is small, but cozy. My room was nice with one window. There is no air conditioning so during the heat wave the only way to cool at night... More 

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Vielen Dank für Ihre positive Kommentare. Es freut uns sehr, dass es Ihnen bei uns so gefallen hat. Ja die... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good location, 1 block from the tram stop, which is ~5 mins from the main train station. Quiet area with nice university setting. Not too much to Bed was comfortable. Multi-speed fan provided in room. Cool decor and setup. Relatively spacious room. Good Wifi connection. The included breakfast was very good.

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Thomas S, Inhaber at Plattenhof Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your positive comments. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel. Unfortunately we don't have AC at the Hotel but are glad the Fans were a relieve. Hope to see you again soon at our hotel. More 

Fremont, California
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65 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the Life Style Hotels with emphasis on unique styles in their design. It’s conveniently located close to the tram stations, with easy access to downtown and the airport. It appears to be within walking distance from the train station on Google map, but it is an uphill walk with some very steep slopes, so taking the... More 

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Vielen Dank für Ihre Kommentare. Es freut uns sehr, dass es Ihnen bei uns so gefallen hat. Ja unsere Lage... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Our room was more than adequate and we appreciated that when we checked in, having booked a queen sized bed, it was recommended we might prefer a side by side twin bed set up as queen is a low to the floor futon. Beds very comfortable. Nice breakfast buffet and had a good dinner as well. Only complaint was that... More 

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Thomas S, Inhaber at Plattenhof Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Michael Thank you very much for taking the time to write your comments. We are so happy that you liked our rooms and the Breakfast-Buffet. We are so sorry for not being able to provide the rooms with air conditioning. Hoping very much welcoming you back soon. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We have been staying at the Plattenhof every time we travel to Zurich. The management and staff are exceptionally friendly and helpful. The rooms are modern, comfortable, quiet and clean. The breakfast buffet (included) is delicious. We highly recommend it to anyone.

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Beste Dank für die netten Worte und die Komplimente die wir sehr gerne an unsere Mitarbeiter weitergeben werden. Ebenfass danke,... More 

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

Nice hotel with good rooms,quiet very quind staff, breakfast very good and included, good restaurand at the basement(expensive like all in zurich). The only problem is the lication 1km uphill from main touristic area around a university( nobody and almost nothing during the weekends)

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Thomas S, Inhaber at Plattenhof Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Plinio Thank you so much for you taking the time to write your comments about our Hotel. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Although we are quiet close to the center, as a matter of fact just 10 minutes to the lake or 3 Tram-Stops from the Station. Yes on the weekend it tends... More 

Los Angeles,
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Design Hotel Plattenhof was the perfect stay to the last end of our trip in Zurich! After so many flights and train through different cities, Hotel Plattenhof made us feel like home with their warm customer service and modern and chic rooms. We were greeted with such great hospitality from Peter the manager and were offered refreshing drinks to start... More 

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Thomas S, Inhaber at Plattenhof Hotel, responded to this review

Dear CamChowda It was such a great pleasure having had you visit our Hotel. Thank you so very much for taking the time to comment on your stay. We will naturally pass on your comments to all our members of staff. They will love them!! More 

2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I have stayed at the Plattenhof at least a dozen times, sometimes solo and sometimes with my family. The staff always makes me feel welcome and goes the extra mile to accommodate any special needs and to make recommendations on where to go in the city, what tram to take etc. The breakfast is always something I look forward to... More 

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Thomas S, Inhaber at Plattenhof Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Christoph We are so happy that you stayed with us again. It is always a pleasure having you and your family staying with us. Looking very much forward seeing you again soon. More 

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