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Vantaa, Finland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Services; at front desk was welcoming and smooth as last week. There was always staff at front desk welcoming and greeting. Room; was what we expected, two single beds that could be pushed to together. My room was at 3rd floor window was facing towards railroad. In bathroom there is a shower booth. Cleaning is done ok. Sound isolation is...

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London
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed 2 nights here on a work trip. Hotel has pretty much all you need for a business stay but beware that the rooms have the funny Swiss sockets, no normal European sockets. Breakfast was plentiful. Staff very warm and friendly. Restaurant serves nice typical Swiss food with some modern dishes as well. Overall a very well run hotel, good...

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Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 3 August 2016

We stayed here as it was in a convenient location for us between Austria and France. We had no expectations. The room we booked was great for our family of 4 - 4 beds (a rarity in Europe), spacious and a recently updated and well-sized bathroom. The staff had placed child-sized robes, soaps etc in the room prior to our...

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Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

I had a nice stay at the hotel. Diner was good, breakfast excellent and a free upgrade to superieur room. Parking in garage below hotel available. If i am in this area again I will defenetely book this hotel again.

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 20 July 2016

The reception staff were friendly, the rooms and bathrooms spacious and scrupulously clean BUT, and there is a big BUT, one side of the hotel backs onto 10 railway tracks. My advice, don't go in summer as there is no air-conditioning, so you either try to sleep with the double glazed windows closed and sweat, so no sleep, or windows...

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Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Perfect spot when you are in hurry. Good access to roads, railroads and banks. Full of business people. Quite. Good prices. Strong morning coffee. No night distraction near by. Christmas fair looks like a poor jokes with LEDs.

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Jyvaskyla, Finland
Reviewed 5 July 2016

This hotel is located a short walk from the downtown shopping and transit centre. The neighbourhood is very beautiful and one can take a walk while admiring the old homes nearby, many of which feature gardens. The breakfast service is a bit awkward and one must deal with annoying capsule coffee machines. Maybe I am old fashioned. The front staff...

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 6 January 2016

I stayed in this hotel for 2 nights during a business trip. Overall the hotel is reasonably acceptable with its pros and cons. Although this was the second visit to Winterthur and I stayed in another hotel last time; but, if I would travel to this town one more time, I believe this would be the best option in town....

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Nagpur, India
Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

The hotel is very good with promising service . The staff are also good . If you have a reservation please advice them well before to give you the rooms facing the road and not the train station. Though the glasses are sound proof but then too it disturbs your sleep. The room service is good and in the evening...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

Friendly helpful staff. The bed was amazing! A really good night's sleep. Room service was good, the food was tasty and hot. Breakfast was not so good. Access to the fitness park was great. The salt water pool was great and the gym is very well equipped.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Winterthur's Friendly Business Hotel Hotel Banana City is a completely independent hotel under private ownership. It's part of SISKA Heuberger Holding AG's multifunctional services complex located in the centre of town, close to Winterthur's central train station. The building complex, more than 200m long, has such an intriguingly arched shape that locals have come to affectionately call it <>, hence the hotel's name. What used to be an industrial site has been successfully converted into one of Winterthur's most beautiful hallmark buildings thanks to its modern glass facade. Successful and Popular The hotel is very much focused on the specific needs of business patrons. With 10 conference halls and meeting rooms, the banqueting hall and 101 guest rooms, it has all it takes for efficient congress organisation in a single place. Hotel Banana City is becoming an increasingly popular venue for congresses and meetings. Each year, the hotel played host to more than 52,000 guests, amongst them many conference and meeting participants or persons attending cultural events or private parties. Hotel Banana City (including all guest rooms and conference facilities) has been consistently built to give full access to persons in wheelchairs. Health and Relaxation On our premises, you will find Winterthur's largest fitness and spa centre (exercise machines, saunas, relaxation pool) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Banana City

Address: Schaffhauserstrasse 8, Winterthur 8400, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Zurich > Winterthur
Price Range: $232 - $344 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Banana City 4*
Number of rooms: 101
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Also Known As:
Best Western Winterthur
Winterthur Best Western
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“The back of the hotel was next to the train tracks. There were no trains during the night, so not an issue.”
 of 5 bubbles MaryMargaretK_13, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room that doesn't back onto the railway lines - especially in summer as you need to close the windows to stop the sound.”
 of 5 bubbles DStratton2013, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Do not take a room over the main entrance where the restaurant and bar are located beneath you. On the backside you have the railroad.”
 of 5 bubbles SteveC262, 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
“ask for a room on the opposite side from the railway. Rooms on the railway side have good windows to shut out the noise.”
 of 5 bubbles rn65, 1 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Ask the receptionist for a room with the window opposite to the trainstation.”
 of 5 bubbles Laurytta, 30 Sep 2015 | Read review
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