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Goring, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed as a couple for one night. We loved the location - so close to everything and the main station. Pretty sure we got upgraded as we had booked a standard double and ended up with what appeared to be a suite (dual aspect too). Hotel was clean, staff professional, and there's a great piano bar downstairs. Much of the...

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CentralPlazaHotel, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Central Plaza Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for your comment on Tripadvisor and for your recent stay with us. We are pleased to read that you had a fantastic stay at the Hotel Central Plaza, that you enjoyed the central location and that you enjoyed the spacious room. If your room consisted of 2 rooms you stayed in a Junior Suite...

Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Situated in a good location and attractive from the outside, the hotel was a little disappointing once inside. The hotel seemed short of staff with only one person on reception having to deal with several guests, one of whom seemed to be having trouble with his reservation. This meant that there was a considerable wait before checking in. The room...

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CentralPlazaHotel, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Central Plaza Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your visit and for having taken your time to write the review. Please accept our sincere apologies that you had to wait before you could check in. Our reception is always staffed by 2 receptionists (minimum). The reason why the second staff member was not at the reception when you wanted to check in might...

Ramat Hasharon, Israel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for two nights in Central Plaza hotel and enjoyed our stay - Hotel staff was friendly and helpful. Rooms were good sized, comfortable beds and nice-sized bathrooms. The location is just perfect when visiting Zurich - just a minute's walk from the main train station, and a short walk from the famous Bahnhofstrasse and old town. I would...

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CentralPlazaHotel, Guest Relations Manager at Central Plaza Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest First of all we would like to thank you for having chosen the Hotel Central Plaza as your residence in Zurich. It is a pleasure to read that you have enjoyed your stay, the exceptional location in the heart of Zurich and the comfortable box spring beds. We really appreciate your positive words regarding our friendly staff -...

Athens, Greece
Reviewed 4 November 2016

The hotel is very convenient for business travelers. The location is perfect and it overlooks the river Limmat. The staff is friendly. Ideal for business meetings. It is a two minute walk to the Hauptbahnhof/main train station.

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CentralPlazaHotel, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Central Plaza Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your visit and for recommending our hotel. We are glad to read that you have enjoyed the location near to the main station and the river view. Your kind words regarding our friendly staff are really appreciated and forwarded to our team already. We wish you a great time and would be glad to welcome...

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 4 November 2016

I stayed at the Central Plaza hotel in Aug 2016 for a week. The hotel is within walking distance of the Zurich main train station(approx 200mts), and is close to the business district also. which makes it ideal for tourists as well as business travelers. The hotel lobby seems to redecorated recently and was warm and comfortable. The hotel faces...

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CentralPlazaHotel, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Central Plaza Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your visit in August and having taken the time to write your detailed review. We are glad to read that you enjoyed the central location of the hotel and that you like the decoration of our lobby. All our windows our soundproofed - of course we cannot eliminate the noise of the vibrating city 100...

Ashkelon, Israel
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We enjoyed the hotel staying very much. Everything was perfect, starting with the hotel staff, the room, the view, the breakfest - everything. Great hotel to stay at Zurich. I highly recommend on this hotel

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CentralPlazaHotel, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Central Plaza Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for staying with us and for your great rating. We are glad to read that you had a perfect stay and that you enjoyed the view and the breakfast. We really appreciate that you recommend our Hotel Central Plaza to other guests and are looking forward to welcoming you soon again. Autumn regards from Zurich. Franziska...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The hotel is very well situated for business or touring, and is a very short walk to the train station. The staff are very welcoming and were helpful throughout our short stay there. We were upgraded to a small suite, which made for a particularly comfortable stay. The room was well-equipped and designed, and the bathroom was especially efficiently furnished....

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CentralPlazaHotel, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Central Plaza Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest We appreciate your kind words and thank you very much for taking your time to share your impressions on your recent stay at our Hotel Central Plaza in Zurich. It is a pleasure to read that you enjoyed your stay in the well-equipped and nice designed Junior Suite. More of our bathrooms will be renovated by the end...

Lido Beach, New York, United States
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Location was ideal right across the street from the train station, overlooking the river and cruises, walk to all the riverfront shopping and restaurants, museums, etc.; the staff was very accommodating, perfect, can't wait to return.

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CentralPlazaHotel, Leiter Front Office at Central Plaza Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you very much for staying with us. We are glad the the location of the hotel did fit your Needs and that you enjoyed your time exploring Zurich. We are looking forward to welcome you again. Kind regards, Elisabeth Jauch Front Office Manager

San Jose, California
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at the Central Plaza for one night in transition from the Zurich airport to a train to Italy. The hotel is a very short walk from the Zurich HB, and convenient to historic sites, restaurants and shopping in Old Zurich. Everything is easily walkable, very safe and clean. Our room #203) was a typical size...

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CentralPlazaHotel, Leiter Front Office at Central Plaza Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you very much for staying with us and your kind review. We are glad that you had wonderful time and enjoyed your stay that you even did book another night. Best regards, Elisabeth Jauch Front Office Manager

Reviewed 1 October 2016

The Hotel was very centric and close to the train station, within walking distance. lots of cafe's and restaurants close by. we were there for 3 days and were able to explore the town. I will be coming back for sure, I love it a lot. Ice cream in Zurich was delicious!!

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CentralPlazaHotel, Guest Relations Manager at Central Plaza Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for your visit and for recommending our hotel to other travelers. We really appreciate your comment and are glad that you enjoyed the location close to the train station / in the city center and the helpful staff. We wish you all the best and are looking forward to welcome you again in Zurich....

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A warm welcome to the heart of ZurichThis is as close to the heart of Zurich as it gets. The four-star Central Plaza Hotel is located directly on the River Limmat, only a few minutes' walk from the railway station. Bahnhofstrasse the most famous shopping street in Switzerland, the shores of Lake Zurich and the charming old town with its boutiques, restaurants, and bars, all are in easy walking distance. And to delve into culture, all you have to do is step right outside – a wide variety of cultural events awaits you, at the Opera House, at the Schauspielhaus (Zurich Playhouse), and more.We are looking forward to showering you with comfort and hospitality. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Central Plaza Hotel

Address: Central 1, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Zurich > Zurich
Price Range: $287 - $511 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Central Plaza Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 101
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Also Known As:
Hotel Central Plaza
Central Plaza zürich
Hotel Style:
#34 Luxury Hotel in Zurich
#64 Business Hotel in Zurich
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“Suite for 3 adults”
 of 5 bubbles W9589BKshirleym, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The windows are well sound-proofed, so there's no problem taking a room overlooking the tram square.”
 of 5 bubbles theeddystone, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“river view, high floor”
 of 5 bubbles tinasE5058BF, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“A River View Room Would Be Best”
 of 5 bubbles ahpratt, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room at higher floor are less noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles MirzaFaisal, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
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