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Hotel St. Josef

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Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here for 3 nights.The hotel is only a short walk from the main station and within easy walking distance of all the sights and bars ,restaurants etc.The room was modern,clean and spacious and the staff were friendly and helpful.There was a good choice of food at breakfast as well.Overall a very pleasant stay.

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Portland, Oregon
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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Loved this hotel. On a quiet street just minutes from the main train station and close to restaurants and everything. There is a cool funicular just down the street. Comfortable and well furnished rooms. Great breakfast, all the staff friendly and helpful. I had the wrong plug adapter and I asked the front desk person to direct me to where... More 

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san francisco
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54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you are traveling and need to be close to the central train station, this is a fine choice. The rooms are fairly big and stylish. Breakfast is ok but there are not a lot of choices. Hotel offers shuttle service to airport also which is nice. The restaurants and river views close by are special. Seems like a good... More 

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Derby in the UK
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136 reviews
61 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Absolutely lovely hotel, rooms are generous and a nice sized bathroom, very clean, comfortable and lovely crisp bed linen. Breakfast is very good and tasty, cereals, meats, cheeses, cakes etc a perfect way to start the day. Location is a prime feature, minutes away from the night life and bars, and about 10 minutes walk from the train station. The... More 

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Earth
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73 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The St Josef is a friendly, centrally-located hotel in Zurich. The staff is friendly and speaks excellent English -- and the breakfast is delish. I stay here every year, while visiting my Swiss cousins.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Very walkable location, maybe 5 minutes by foot to the river and 10 mins to the train station. We we're upgraded to the apartment so I'm not sure how the standard room we booked is but the Spartans wonderful. Large room, comfortable bed, nice kitchen and balcony. The bathroom was also very clean. The room was a little noisy with... More 

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Wiesbaden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Highly recommended. The fans in the room were a nice touch. Breakfast was excellent. Asked for more blankets and towels, and the response was instant and with a smile. Room facing the street can be a bit noisy at night due to students from the university behind the hotel.

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Thank Peter W
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is very convenient to the Tram and the main Train Station. Nice cool breeze comes from the lake with the windows just slightly cracked. Shopping, night-life and entertainment is just around the corner Hotel sits on hill side next to university. Excellent staff!

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Sydney, Australia
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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed my two stays here - once for several nights, and once for one night. It was within walking distance from the station, even with luggage. The staff were very welcoming and friendly. The room was modern but with existing features, and I loved the exposed beams in my top floor room. The toiletries were basic but abundant... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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53 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

With a good location for visiting the city core by foot, the hotel has convenient parking and nice rooms. The breakfast was good and personnel very friendly and helpful. The only fault I can find would be the price but I guess this is Zurich standard…

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In our charming hotel you will find everything you wish for your holiday or business stay. Our house is located close to the main station of Zurich , only a few steps from the Old Town and the famous Bahnhofstrasse. Theater, cinema, opera house, museums , ETH and University are within easy walking distance . A short walk takes you to the beautiful lake promenade of Zurich . ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel St. Josef

Address: Hirschengraben 64-68, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Zurich > Zurich > Hochschulen
Price Range: $177 - $280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel St. Josef 3*
Number of rooms: 46
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#22 Family Hotel in Zurich
#26 Romantic Hotel in Zurich
#30 Business Hotel in Zurich
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