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“Definitely one of the 3 best hotels in town”
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Widder Hotel
Ranked #2 of 138 Hotels in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed May 28, 2013

Excellent service; excellent job on the architecture and interior design combining heritage with modernity, cozy and romantic rooms (though depending on expectations a bit small, we were lucky to get a room with an oriel and a little sitting area in it, which was extremely cozy); superb location in the heart of the city being right behind Bahnhofstrasse and being part of the old town. And best of all, the Widder Bar is right downstairs.

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled on business
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Reviewed May 28, 2013

We enjoyed a lovely few days this spring at the Widder Hotel in Zurich. Located in the heart of the historic district, the Widder provides access to the many charms of Zurich. Breakfast was served in a brightly lit conservatory with a wide arrangement of lovely food and beverage. The rooms were well appointed and comfortable

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Young0252
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Reviewed May 16, 2013

Stayed here before on one and two night trips. This trip was a one night stay for business meetings. Rooms clean, well appointed with complimentary bar in room, with water, beer, pop, nuts and chocolate - nice touch. Good outdoor lunch patio restaurant and very nice breakfast restaurant with great service and food. I was a little surprised at size of my room - smaller than usual with a single bed but I usually get a larger room and full king size bed - late arrival so I wasn't going to start complaining but rate was same despite room. They said they were fully booked so likely part of the reason. Great location, for restaurants and shopping.

Stayed: May 2013, traveled on business
1  Thank Mike B
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Reviewed April 23, 2013

Lovely old hotel that has been updated with modern features. I had the spa suite. I think they did an excellent job of pairing old with new. The room was simply charming and quite spacious for a European hotel. Service was first class. I loved the bar area and we kept going back after moving to another hotel as we found they were booked up for the final leg of the trip ( we moved to London for a few days in between). Location is everything, and I loved being able to walk to shops and restaurants. Only drawback was the bed was actually two small beds put together with a topper. Linens were first rate but I would prefer a proper king size bed.

Room Tip: Spend until it hurts
  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed April 17, 2013

The entrance is unimpressive as is the small street that the hotel is located on, but from the service at check-in to the decor, size of rooms and every aspect of my one night stay, I was incredibly impressed by this hotel. The room (303 in my case) was very large with very cool decor blending classic wooden beams with contemporary furnishings and colours. The bathroom (very importantly) was excellent - sizeable and well stocked with plenty of LARGE towels and toiletries. The minibar was all inclusive which was a nice treat. At breakfast, the buffet spread was limited but the a la carte menu covered everything I was looking for. I was on a business trip and needed to work so the spacious desk with ample lighting and plug points was much appreciated. The in-room dinning was as expensive as one expects in Switzerland (nothing more) but of very good standard.

Room Tip: I was in 303 which I highly recommend.
  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled on business
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Reviewed April 5, 2013

This hotel is member of the leading hotels of the world chain. It consists of several smaller buildings build together. The style is contemporary and the interior is very nice. A true 5 star luxury hotel in any way, with great service and fantastic food. The bar is a GEM with great service and even better ambience. The location is very central and it will not let you down even if you are well travelled and picky!

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled on business
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Reviewed April 2, 2013

Staying here approx one week every month since October 2012. Having stayed in many other hotels in Zurich, this is my favourite, even so it's not directly at the lake but very central. The rooms are individual and tasteful, nice bathrooms- especially in the Augustiner building. Staff very attentive, calling you by name- they can't do enough for you. Widder bar is beautiful, offers as well nice food. Always looking forward to staying here and looking forward to future visits

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled on business
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Additional Information about Widder Hotel

Address: Rennweg 7, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Zurich > Zurich > Old Town
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Zurich
#3 Business Hotel in Zurich
#3 Romantic Hotel in Zurich
#9 Family Hotel in Zurich
Price Range: $569 - $863 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Widder Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 49
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