I love this hotel. It is located one block from the river, in the heart of old town Zurich, on a cobblestone street that allows foot traffic only. It is surrounded by small shops, restaurants, and art galleries. If you are a walker, you will enjoy this great neighborhood.
The hotel its self is charming, and clean. I I travel alone, so it is important for me to find a place to stay where I feel safe and welcome. There is a small bar downstairs, with outdoor seating when the is warm. Very nice for meeting people and also people watching.
The staff is especially why I return. They are professional and helpful. Also genuine and very easy to converse with.
I include a few pics taken during my stay in Dec. One view of the hotel and one view taken from my balcony on the second floor.
- 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
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