I've stayed in a few hotels in Zurich.
On my previous trip while wandering this charming city we happened to stop for a coffee in a nice square. The cafe was attached to a hotel. We wandered in(to use the facilities) and it looked charming.
Had a look at the menu for the restaurant and it looked sensational. Note to self. Give the Storchen a go next time...
My travel agent got onto it. Booked a river front room. Not inexpensive. But I have paid more in other fancy hotels in this city.
Check-in was easy, quick and efficient. The room was a good size with wonderful French doors that opened to a tiny Juliet balcony, right on the river. Spectacular view of the old town and up and down the river.
Beds were heavenly and linen wonderful. The Swiss know how to make a bed.
Location, Food, Charm, Storchen has it all. I’ll be back.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Storchen Zürich is a traditional first class establishment with 67 stylishly elegant rooms and suites in the heart of the old city. Whether at the reception, at the Conciergerie, in the Rôtisserie or on the Terrasse, in the classical Storchen Bar, in our trendy Barchetta, in the Boulevard Café or even in our elegant hotel lobby, our long tradition of hospitality, together with our warm and personal service, can be enjoyed throughout the hotel. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Storchen Zurich Hotel
- Summit Zurich
- Hotel Zum Storchen a Summit
- zürich Summit