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“Very good - except for the Internet access”
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Altstadt Hotel
Ranked #108 of 138 Hotels in Zurich
Reviewed March 28, 2011

This small hotel located in the center of Zürich is a very good choice if you are looking for nice accommodation at reasonable price. The room we got was modern, clean and large enough. Breakfast was also good. The only letdown was the internet access. The hotel offers complimentary access, but it is very unstable and did not work well at all while we were there. I assume it must be easy to fix.

  • Stayed: March 2011, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed February 9, 2011

I stayed one night in the Altstadt Hotel in the old town. Downstairs is a small cafe that includes the reception desk. First floor is a breakfast room. Lifts and stairs to 3 more floors of rooms. I had the 'roof terrace' room on the fifth floor. Vaulted ceiling, small bathroom with toilet and shower, bed and a couple of contemporary chairs. Inside the room is stairs that lead to a private roof terrace with views over the rooftops, the river and churches. Very clean room. Excellent breakfast, I had on the roof terrace. I would have given 5 stars if there was very high-speed WiFi (no signal at the top, only plug-in), morning English newspapers and having a 'do not disturb' sign for the door (?)

  • Stayed: February 2011, traveled solo
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Reviewed January 11, 2011

Excellent location and what a great little hotel! in the centre of the old city of Zurich this hotel was so easy to find / get to via Tram once we caught the Train from the Airport to the main station. Great staff and very friendly, always happy to help with any questions and point us in the direction of 'must see's' in Zurich. Good breakfast and a nice bar downstairs with plenty of restaurants / bars around the area aswell. Only downside was that rooms can be a tad small but still decent!

  • Stayed: October 2010, traveled with family
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Thank chris_mayes
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Reviewed September 22, 2010

Good bar, very nice breakfast, helpful staff, great location in the center of the old city of Zurich with it's cobble streets, lovely boutiques and cafes.
Good Thai restaurant next door managed by friendly Rudi.
And last but not least, Lovely Sarah who made us feel so welcome.
I couldn't ask for more.

  • Stayed: September 2010, traveled on business
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Thank TelAvivReuven
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Reviewed June 6, 2010

Great location walking distance to everything. No climate control in rooms so you need to open windows and it gets noisy at all hours. Lots of bars and restaurants may be too close by? A relative value in an expensive city.

  • Stayed: May 2010, traveled on business
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Thank duckleader
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Reviewed April 5, 2010

I couldn't have been happier with the hotel. The location was excellent, it was in the heart of the old town and within minutes of all the bars and restaurants. The room was a good size and nicely decorated. Breakfast was continental style, cold meats, cheese, etc. The only slightly negative point is that you do occasionally get the odd slightly sozzled person singing outside but this is to be expected as its in the heart of the city.

Stay here if: you are after a nicely decorated, good value hotel in the centre of Zurich
Don't stay here if: you want to sleep soundly all night and like to have a fry up for breakfast

  • Stayed: April 2010, traveled on business
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Reviewed October 29, 2009

Zurich is probably one of the most expensive cities in Europe and this hotel offers and affordable, central location in the old town. A short walk from the main station and many of Zurich's historical sights, the Altstadt Hotel is currently completing refurbishments. When I arrived the scaffolding was a bit off-putting, but the hotel was comforable and quiet and the rooms are interesting and arty. The downstairs cafe bar is popular and the only criticism I have of the bar is that many people smoke - as a non-smoker I found this difficult. The breakfast (which was included) was buffet-style but there was plenty of choice and a very relaxed atmosphere. The staff were helpful. Recommended.

  • Stayed: October 2009, traveled on business
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Additional Information about Altstadt Hotel

Address: Kirchgasse 4, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Zurich > Zurich > Old Town
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
#65 Business Hotel in Zurich
Price Range: $219 - $351 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Altstadt Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 23
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