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PLATZHIRSCH Boutique Hotel & Bar

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Reviewed 29 August 2015

I stayed there for a pair of days in a weekend. Hotel is close to train station and central area, then you can arrive walking with your luggage and come and go without public transport. I stayed in a twin room and it was very comfortable. Shared bathroom was ok and everything worked fine. Shower into the room was ok...

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Gübeli S, Inhaber at PLATZHIRSCH Boutique Hotel & Bar, responded to this review
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Vielen Dank, dass sie uns hier Ihre Erfahrungen mitteilen. schön, dass sie die Zeit bei uns genossen und in guter...

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 25 August 2015

This a a perfect hotel in the midst of charming Zurich old town. I had a superior room which was perfect in all it had to offer. This is the perfect choice of hotel for a city break! Thoroughly enjoyed staying at this quaint hotel..its a city hotel in the city expect a little outside atmosphere..

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Gübeli S, Inhaber at PLATZHIRSCH Boutique Hotel & Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write your review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your Zürich time with us in our hotel. We are happy to see you soon back.

Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 23 August 2015

Located on an historic quaint plaza in the old town, the Hoteo Platzhirschfit the bill for us. Only a 7 minute walk from the main train station, getting here from the airport was a snap. In the midst of the walking area, you are only steps from restaurants and shopping. The rooms are compact, clean, and efficient. Be sure to...

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Gübeli S, Inhaber at PLATZHIRSCH Boutique Hotel & Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write your review. To explain how we are happy to help each customer: we do print anything for our guests if they send us their boarding passes etc by mail,- we also lend Ipads to organise things on the electronic way. What we cannot allow is, that guests come behind the reception to work...

Fort Myers, Florida
Reviewed 14 July 2015

This is a quaint hotel located in the midst of Old Town in Zurich. The location is wonderful from the stand point that it gives you immediate access to Old Town, but it is also located close to ETH ( the university, the train station, the lake and many museums and cathedrals. The rooms are tiny but very well appointed....

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Gübeli S, Inhaber at PLATZHIRSCH Boutique Hotel & Bar, responded to this review
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Vielen Dank für die Zeilen, für dich Sie sich Zeit genommen haben. Schön, dass Sie die Zeit bei uns genossen...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

Travelled in June as a couple. Remodeled hotel with an excellent location. Room was nice but wasn't just small, it was tiny!!!! I had paid extra for a bit larger room knowing this issue about smaller rooms from previous reviews. And yet we got a much smaller than average room. To make things worse, the bathroom was so small you...

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Gübeli S, Inhaber at PLATZHIRSCH Boutique Hotel & Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write this review. the neoclassical building from 1879, where our Hotel is located in, does not allow to change the size of rooms. Even the strong protection of the building did not allow us to fit in airconditions, which you are surely used to. We try to do the best service every day with...

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 25 June 2015

We stayed in room 20. Large bay windows facing the square. Roomy by European standards and clean. The included mini bar and the nespresso machine are nice. The girl who checked us in was so friendly and helpful! Be aware if you are in a room facing the square you will hear music and noise till late at night. However...

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Gübeli S, Inhaber at PLATZHIRSCH Boutique Hotel & Bar, responded to this review

thank you for taking time to write your review. we are happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us. We also say thank you- we do enjoy every day with our guests! have a good time and see you soon back!

Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

I arrived at Platzirsch at about 10pm, aware that the entrance was separate for the hotel and bar. The staff that check you in are the same, so I pressed the bell for the worker who came over and checked me in. I was told if i booked directly with them I would've got a free breakfast. I booked a...

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Gübeli S, Inhaber at PLATZHIRSCH Boutique Hotel & Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a review about your stay with us. We are happy you enjoyed your stay in one of our economy rooms. yes, they have their own shower and sink, only toilet to share. therefore we can offer them for a reasonable price (for Zürich pricerange :-) hope to see you back oneday in our...

West Hlls, Ca
Reviewed 25 May 2015

This is a very friendly and charming hotel, located nicely in an open courtyard in Old Towne. They are within walking distance to the ZurichHB station. The rooms were tidy and had comfortable space. I loved our view overlooking the courtyard with open windows embracing the ambiance. Nearby is Kuntshaus Musuem -which I highly recommend standing in front of Rodins's...

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Gübeli S, Inhaber at PLATZHIRSCH Boutique Hotel & Bar, responded to this review

thank you for taking time to write about your stay with us. we are happy you enjoyed your time in Zürich- downtown. it's always only a few steps from the hotel to all the attractions, even to the lake- which is phantastic in summer time. be back!

Reviewed 7 April 2015

This hotel was a bit more than we frugal travelers normally spend, but it was a good deal for the cost. We could not find an affordable Air BnB apartment of similar quality for one night in the area, which is how we ended up staying here. But our stay was lovely. We paid a bit more for a room...

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Gübeli S, Inhaber at PLATZHIRSCH Boutique Hotel & Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to share your impressions with others. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us. we are happy to welcome you for the next time. book directly with us, breakfast is for free!

San Jose, California, USA
Reviewed 27 March 2015

It was because of TripAdvisor reviews that I decided we should stay here, we were looking for location and value and Hotel Platzhirsch exceeded our expectations in every way! We booked online and got a stellar deal, 2 nights for the price of 1, breakfast each day (an amazing spread of breads, meats, cheese, eggs, cereals, grains, and everything in...

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Gübeli S, Inhaber at PLATZHIRSCH Boutique Hotel & Bar, responded to this review

So happy to hear, that you have really enjoyed your stay with us. We love to indulge our guests. Since we are a small and private place we always tryt to have the Little extra for you. so we hope to see you and lots of your friends soon.

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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 

Additional Information about PLATZHIRSCH Boutique Hotel & Bar

Address: Spitalgasse 3, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Zurich > Zurich > Old Town
Price Range: $220 - $361 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — PLATZHIRSCH Boutique Hotel & Bar 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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“Room 20 is recommended. Good view of the square but can get noisy.”
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