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“Excellence once again” 5 of 5 stars
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Swissotel Zurich
4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Schulstrasse 44, Zurich 8050, Switzerland   |  
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Ranked #32 of 133 Hotels in Zurich
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Tel Aviv
1 review
“Excellence once again”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

This hotel is perfectly located for access to the airport, with the train station just meters away and trains about 6 times an hour. It is also minutes away from downtown Zurich, with fast trains and frequent tram service.
Everything you'd want in a hotel. We've stayed before and will stay again. Consistently good. I love the pillow menu!

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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Swissotel_Zurich, Public Relations Manager at Swissotel Zurich, responded to this review, June 30, 2013
Dear Jonathan D
Thank you for your kind words and the great rating! We are looking forward to welcoming you back soon. Best greetings to Tel Aviv, Carmen Kresse, Emotions Manager
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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  • Service
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  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Vienna, Austria
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80 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

Been there recently. The room I got at the beginning was a standard room. Old and dark. Since I wanted a double bed i went back to reception and the upgraded me to a deluxe room. This room was fresh, clean with a nespresso machine .

The breakfast was good but what i dont understand is that they not serve also nespresso but regular cafe. Rest was good and solid

location was convenient direct opposit orlikon station with an s bahn direct to the HB Zurich (7 min)

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

We visited Swissotel in Zurich this Summer in May 2013. It is a very conviniently located Hotel bang opposite the Train station Orelikon which is 2 stations from Zurich HB station.
The Property indeed is wonderful and the high rise building gives you a wonderful view of Zurich and also the Swiss Alps.
The rooms were neat and clean and the Breakfast spread was good too.
Had a nice time at the Hotel.

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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Swissotel_Zurich, Guest Relations Manager at Swissotel Zurich, responded to this review, June 26, 2013
Dear Reena M

I am happy that you had a good time with us and thank you for sharing your opinion. Best wishes, Carmen Kresse, Emotions Manager
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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Overall experience was memorable, great service the moment I check in, from front office to guest service staffs to the buffet breakfast staffs. Very friendly, and helpful, in all my enquiry . Especially the guest service counter, was very helpful in helping me with all my train trip schedule and explaining the details. This was my first trip to switzerland, and I feel very at home. I will certainly go back to this hotel on my next trip.

Room Tip: High floor facing the train station
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Swissotel_Zurich, Guest Relations Manager at Swissotel Zurich, responded to this review, June 26, 2013
Dear Huw_Jass

Thank you for having taken the time to rate us after already staying with us for several times. Great that you enjoyed all your visits and I hope you will be back soon. Lovely regards, Carmen Kresse, Emotions Manager
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Over the years I have been a frequent vistor to this hotel, for business trips... Can't believe I have not written about this before now !
Hotel is a very clean and efficient place in Oerlikon, right across the road from the train station, and very close to the Airport. It is also only a short train journey to Zurich HB, the central train terminus... so makes it a very convenient place to stay. Also because it is not right in Central Zurich, it is not quite as expensive as equivalent hotels in that location.
TIP: Taxis are VERY expensive in Zurich, especially from the airport. Just stick to the trains and trams, as they are clean, easy to navigate, cheap and run like clockwork.
This hotel is good if you are stuck out here on business trips for days on end, as hotel is surrounded by shopping centres and plenty of bars and restaurants too. My favourite has to be 'Rolies Steak House', where they serve sizzling steaks on hot stones ! Get the concierge to book for you, as this place gets extremely busy !
OK, hotel itself is extremely clean and efficient, as you would expect in Zurich. Staff all speak perfect English, are very courteous and very helpful. I like the fact that I am now such a regular visitor I am known by name and always given a nice room,with a lovely Lavazza coffee machine ! Rooms are clean and spacious, and there is even a 'Kissen' Pillow menu... with umpteen choices ! Despite hotel being directly opposite the train station, I have never had any issues with noise.
Bar is nice, and does get busy early evening - of course being Switzerland, expect to pay alot for beers and even more for spirits !
Breakfast is a comprehensive affair, and they even have their own Croissant oven in the restaurant. Within the hotel complex there is a Starbucks and a chocolate shop too !
The dinner in the restaurant can be a bit limited, so I usually wander out to eat. As I said, Rolies Steak house is great. Alternatively there is a nice Italian place across the road, or further up there is a Tex-Mex type place - I think it is called "Cheyenne" ?? Finally. if you really can't be bothered there is a BURGER KING on one side of the hotel, and a McDONALDS on the other side !

Room Tip: Fortunately I have always been given a nice room, that is on one of the higher floors. Maybe this is...
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Swissotel_Zurich, Guest Relations Manager at Swissotel Zurich, responded to this review, June 26, 2013
Dear family Singh

Thank you ♥ for having chosen Swissôtel. Come back soon to also try our delicous food in the restaurant Le Muh. Warm regards, Carmen Kresse, Emotions Manager
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Pune
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43 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Stayed in the hotel with my wife and 9 years old daughter. Location is pretty good as as not too far from airport and very near from a train station. Room were clean and spacious (relatively in Europe not as spacious as what one would see in USA). Bathroom was small but functional and clean.

Service was very good. We did not eat in hotel other than breakfast, so can't comment on food but breakfast was surely up to the mark, what we expect from Swissotel.

Overall, hotel was a very good value for the money.

Room Tip: Higher floors are surely better as its located in a busy area and higher the floor, quieter they wil...
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Temple Terrace
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

hotel is 32 years old and must have a complete renovation. No air conditioning in the hotel, just air circulating system. Staff is very friendly and professional. Hotel is centrally located near shopping center and supermarket and train.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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Swissotel_Zurich, Guest Relations Manager at Swissotel Zurich, responded to this review, June 24, 2013
Dear akadir21

Thank you for your rating. We are actually starting renovations at the end of the year with the rooms and a complete lobby make over. Feel free to check it out during your next visit to Zurich! Warm regards, Carmen Kresse, Emotions Manager
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Address: Schulstrasse 44, Zurich 8050, Switzerland
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Location: Switzerland > Canton of Zurich > Zurich
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#17 Family Hotel in Zurich
#18 Business Hotel in Zurich
#22 Luxury Hotel in Zurich
#29 Romantic Hotel in Zurich
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Swissotel Zurich 4.5*
Number of rooms: 347
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Zurich’s tallest luxury hotel, Swissotel Zurich is ideally located close to Zurich’s business, cultural, shopping and entertainment areas and just 5km from both Zurich Airport and Zurich’s city centre. The 347 contemporary rooms and suites reflect an elegant & modern style, featuring panoramic views of Zurich and the superb Swiss Alps. You’ll enjoy a full range of leisure facilities such as the Amrita Spa & Fitness centre, which offers invigorating treatments and has a spectacular rooftop infinity pool. Meet friends or colleagues for cocktails at Le Muh Bar; enjoy fine dining at Restaurant Le Muh privé and creative Swiss meals at Le Muh léger. Swissotel Zurich’s Convention Centre is the perfect setting for any event or conference and caters for up to 1000 participants. All rooms are non-smoking. ... more   less 
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