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PLATZHIRSCH Boutique Hotel & Bar

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Spitalgasse 3, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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Fairfield, United States
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14 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel is a short walk from the train and at your doorstep are great restaurants. Zurich was having a heat wave and if we didn't have a fan sleeping would be impossible. The room did not get cleaned but we asked for fresh towels and were given them immediately. Noise from the bars and restaurants was loud--really loud. Our... More 

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Naples, Florida
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126 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here on an overnight layover. Easy to get to from the train station coming from the airport. Though, It was hard to stomach this hotel after traveling in SE Asia for three weeks. At first I felt like I was getting ripped off and there are better deals elsewhere, then I looked, and then I remember that it's Zurich,... More 

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16 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

+ the location is very good + easy to access by foot coming from the train station + lots of bars and restaurants nearby + friendly and helping staff + rooms are newly renovated and offer a good comfort Some rooms have a shower but the toilet is on the floor. My room was a bit noisy but ok-ish. Reception... More 

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Hailey, Idaho
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15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Due to train traffic and travel plans changing, my daughter and I found ourselves walking into this wonderful hotel late at night. Milan was kind and helped direct us to the hotel on the phone. Laurent helped with sightseeing ideas and Magda was a gem serving great coffee in the morning. Amazing buffet breakfast, not like anywhere else. Definitely book... More 

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Gübeli S, Inhaber at PLATZHIRSCH Boutique Hotel & Bar, responded to this review

How nice that you found us and stayed with us. I'm very happy that you were enjoying your time Feeling well treated with our People. hope to see you back one day! More 

Oxford, Mississippi
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is perfectly located on what I imagine is usually a quiet street. Unfortunately, they were doing construction right outside our window, which was unpleasant. The staff said they had a 'contract' with the workers who would start late and end early, but this really wasn't the case. The rooms are tiny, and the bathrooms even tinier---even by European standards.... More 

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Gübeli S, Inhaber at PLATZHIRSCH Boutique Hotel & Bar, responded to this review

in the very center of Zurichs old town located, our historical building provides different room categories and sizes. due to the fact the building is from 1879 we are not allowed to have aircondition. we are happy to offer also the Special packages on our Website. More 

Miami, Florida
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

This hotel is very overpriced for the value -- the rooms are extremely small -- there is also significant construction going on right outside -- the walls are paper thin so you cannot get any sleep -- the bathroom does not have a door and is very small. The hotel is also on a pedestrian walkway and they don't warn... More 

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Malaysia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

The location for this hotel is in the heart of old town. Very convenient to go to places of attractions and train station. Very friendly staffs and helpful staffs especially Sigi. I will definitely recommend people to stay here. Will definitely come back again.

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Gübeli S, Inhaber at PLATZHIRSCH Boutique Hotel & Bar, responded to this review

Great, you stayed during your Zurich stay with us. We are happy you felt like home in our place. Looking forward to welcome you and your friends soon in the very heart of Zurichs old town. thank you! More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

I went to Switzerland for business and it became vacation after the meetings. I must say this hotel is at prime location in Zurich, surrounded by numerous restaurants, pubs and cafes. One can walk to Zurich HB from this location and enjoy the night experience in Zurich surrounding this hotel. It has hostel like comfy rooms which are within budget... More 

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Gübeli S, Inhaber at PLATZHIRSCH Boutique Hotel & Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for being with us and writing about your good experience! We have economy rooms which are in good price for a low budget, we also have our classic categorie of rooms with more comfort. the choice is at the guests side. looking Forward to welcome you! More 

Congleton, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
52 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

We had a 2 night stay in an economy room on the 5th floor. The room was in the roof space and rather unusual in design but relatively comfortable with a shared toilet with one other guest room. Staff were friendly and helpful. Breakfast was good quality and served until 11am . Unfortunately, during our stay the food was not... More 

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Gübeli S, Inhaber at PLATZHIRSCH Boutique Hotel & Bar, responded to this review

thank you for sharing your impressions of our place. We are happy you enjoyed your time with us. sunday to tuesday are days with lower occupancy so we can offer always better rates. springtime should come up soon - we do have a great atmosphere at our place with the boulevard cafe outside. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

A very clean, welcoming and perfectly located hotel. Has the all the essentials a traveler (or a couple) may need, without needless extras. The price, is accordingly, easy on the pocket (for Zurich). We will be definitely returning.

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Gübeli S, Inhaber at PLATZHIRSCH Boutique Hotel & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Jonathan, thank you for your comment, writing about your stay. We all hope to see you soon back in Zürich. Spring in coming, our terrasse offers a perfect view to the float on the street - while having a wonderful drink! More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy your stay in a historic landmark and stylish surrounding. Right in the city center, in the middle of the historic quarter called "Niederdorf", situated in a house built in the year 1879 in neoclassical style, our 24 rooms with Swiss Made design provide a perfect home base for your leisure or business trips to Zurich. The main train station, the lake side area and the world famous "Bahnhofstrasse" are only a few foot steps away. Access to Zurich's public transport system can be found in the immediate surrounding. Mark you territory become a PLATZHIRSCH! Translated into English the German word "Platzhirsch" means "the leading stag". The meaning is equivalent to a top dog or old bull. Our aim is to create a personal and individual rest area in a vibrating world city where you can feel at home and leave the world outside. Furthermore we assure you free WiFi as well as offer you iPads free of charge to stay connected with the world! ... more   less 

Additional Information about PLATZHIRSCH Boutique Hotel & Bar

Address: Spitalgasse 3, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Zurich > Zurich > Old Town
Price Range: $156 - $241 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — PLATZHIRSCH Boutique Hotel & Bar 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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