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“Nice hotel. Excellent breakfast” 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 #26 of 131 Hotels in Zurich
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Jerusalem, Israel
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100 reviews 100 reviews
13 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
“Nice hotel. Excellent breakfast”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Very nice hotel. A spa on the top floor (32) with a great view, swimming pool (with jets for those who want to swim in one place...), a small gym and two saunas (that were closed for renovation but should open in the beginning of November). The room is nice and spacious. Breakfast is very good - a lot of different things to choose from.

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Stayed October 2013, traveled on business
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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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Bruges, Belgium
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108 reviews 108 reviews
81 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

I had the opportunity to follow a training in this hotel. Rooms are very comfortable, service is impeccable, organisation is very good.
Breakfast is nice, and the dinner we had in the evening was very good as well. Nothing but positive experiences !

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Palo Alto, California
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7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

We spent there the night before taking off the next morning and is rellay the place to be. The rooms are fair sized, Swiss-cleanliness and very well located. The train is (literally) next door and it takes 5 minutes to get to the airport. The restaurant is not really something (service good but food so-so). Fast breakfast in the lobby at Starbucks very convenient.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

This hotel is so convenient. Located in the nice town of Oerlikon, with shops and restaurants in walking distance. The train/trolley station is directly across from the hotel, and its a quick ride into Zurich city. Nice restaurant and bar downstairs named "Le Mu". Also attached to hotel is a very nice Starbucks, and also a patisserie (pastry and chocolates).

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled on business
    • 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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

This was my 2nd time in Zurich and wanted to try a business hotel. Bad experience from the start: long lines, 2 hr wait for room, told after wait gym was under repair - no apology, req tub+got shower....

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled on business
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service

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Swissotel_Zurich, Guest Relations Manager at Swissotel Zurich, responded to this review, October 28, 2013
Dear Grace H
As we have already been in contact via email, I am once again sorry for the circumstances and the miscommunication. If there is anything else I may assist you with, please do not hesitate to contact me directly. Best regards from Zurich, Carmen Kresse, Emotions Manager
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Guelph
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

Stayed here before flying home after a few weeks in Italy & Switzerland. Attentive staff (Luca the Concierge was excellent). Hotel restaurant excellent. Few bumps on check in with room choice not being available but not a big deal given one night stay. Very clean, Quick checkout and one train stop from Zurich airport.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 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, October 28, 2013
Dear Ronald C

Thank you for your feedback and I am happy that you had such a good time during your vacation and during your last night with us. I hope you will get a chance to come back - this time a little bit longer ☺ Best regards from Zurich, Carmen Kresse, Emotions Manager
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Trento, Italy
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51 reviews 51 reviews
48 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Stayed in Swissotel Zurich in September 2013 for 2 nights. Overall we had a great staying experience. Staff is very friendly and especially people at the reception do their best to make you feel treated as very special.
We were given the option to choose between a high floor room for single occupancy or a lower floor double room. We selected the first option, so our room was a bit small for 2 people but we were quite high and room was very quite, we could hardly hear and noise from the train station.
Pros: Very friendly staff, nice breakfast and great food at the restaurant. You can borrow for free umbrellas from the reception, Oerlikon train station just across the street, tram station also right next to hotel
Cons: Not close to Zurich center, wifi is bit expensive

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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Swissotel Zurich

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:
#11 Family Hotel in Zurich
#18 Business Hotel in Zurich
#19 Luxury Hotel in Zurich
#24 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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