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PLATZHIRSCH Boutique Hotel & Bar

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is 1am as I write this and there's pounding techno that has been playing for hours on end. Oh, and breakfast is not free. Thought this would be nice, quality hotel to enjoy the city but was disappointment. Don't come hear if you want to get any sleep.

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Thank jar3000
Gübeli S, Inhaber at PLATZHIRSCH Boutique Hotel & Bar, responded to this review

Dear customer, we had several complaints from last Weekend regarding noise. I have to make clear, that the tatoo shop from across had his closind days and they made a bigger Party then everyone expected. also neighbours had their Problems. we are very sorry about that. We interfiered with them. breakfast: you can book your room with us directly on... More 

Lytham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights during the Dorflifascht - fortunately this neighbourhood festival was only on for one of them - it was very noisy with pop bands right outside in the square. It was too hot to close the windows as there is no air con and it was 32 degrees.. That said our room was good very clean... More 

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

thank you for commenting your impressions during your stay. yes- it was summerish hot that period - so the right time for this yearly summerfestival Dörflifäscht, which we informed every customer in advance and lowered the price therefore. Due to law regulations we are not allowed to have aircondition in our historical building, so fans are the only right help... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great staff, pleasant atmosphere, very good breakfast, clean and above all, perfect location! I got the room with the toilet outside the room (in the corridor) and although at the beginning I thought it was a bad choice, it ended up to be not so dramatic. The shower is always in the room, so one less thing to worry about.... More 

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

thank you for taking time to write your Review and impressions about our Hotel. yes, you always have the choice in between our economy rooms for a reasonable rate with less service, and our classic standard and superior rooms wiht private bath and many more extras in the superior rooms. we have a good experience to be able offering such... More 

Oslo, Norway
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

I recently (13 JUL) had occasion to drop by the PlatzHirsch Bar for a meet-up, and was immediately made to feel welcome by the bar staff - especially Nadine (Nathalie? sorry), who managed calmly to juggle bar duties, a friendly chat, hostessing and hotel clerking (for guests signing in and out), all with a smile, good humor and useful information... More 

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

Thank you for describing your evening with us so detailed. it's a pleasure to read that. we are looking forward to welcome you soon again - watch out for our new Drinks selection fom September onwards! More 

Fairfield, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

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

thank you for sharing your experience with us. I checked with the housekeeping, and really there was a missunderstanding so your room was not made up- which is not the Standard - the receptionist was trying to help you then with the towels. I do apologize very much for this. the summer is very nice and pleasant in Zurich with... More 

Naples, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

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

thank you for your comment about our Hotel. maybe Zurich seems to be a bit more expensive, but as I travel also in european countries, I just have to say all the scandinavian cities are not cheaper then Zurich. please make sure you book the next time DIRECTLY with us - you will have FREE breakfast for the same rate-... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

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

thank you for your comment. we do offer the choice in between economy rooms and classic rooms with private bathroom. Even upon check in you can upgrade a Reservation. we are happy to assist all the time. More 

Hailey, Idaho
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

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

Our Hotel has different categories of rooms in different price ranges - with different standards. Everybody can feel free to choose a bigger or smaller room, with more or less service - depending on what someone wants to spend. Most of our guests appreciate, that there are no cars and no trams directly in front of the house to enjoy... More 

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  • 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
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Breakfast
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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: $176 - $272 (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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