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Villanova, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2015

We had no idea what to expect when we arrived at The Proposal this past week. The pictures online do not do it justice. The Proposal is an awesome, one of a kind experience that is not to be missed in Zurich! Jeremie, Raffaela and Lenny are the most wonderful, friendly hosts you could ever imagine! The two rooms are... More 

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1 Thank James F
Berlin, Germany
1 review
Reviewed 5 August 2015

We spend 2 nights in the proposal. We did not sleep in the room, but in their bus, it was really a fantastic adventure, like diving into a completley different world, far away from everything. Fantastic place to relax and dream. great & friendly hosts!

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Thank Uli G
Bangkok, Thailand
1 review
Reviewed 23 July 2015

Stayed a couple of nights early June at The Proposal. It was a very memorable stay. If you rather not stay in a traditional style hotel but prefer to see something new then this is an excellent choice. The rooms are a little on the small side but they were clean and stylish decorated. The staff is very friendly and... More 

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Thank Puttisak S
Bangkok, Thailand
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 May 2015

Conveniently located, nestled in a quiet courtyard not far from Zurich’s city center, The Proposal offers so much more than any regular accommodation: It’s a gallery and a bed & breakfast at the same time. This concept invites the guests to interact with the exhibition and literally spend a night at the gallery. The Proposal team was attentive, friendly and... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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118 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2012

My boyfriend booked this as a surprise for me, and what an excellent surprise! So unique, both spaces were comfortable, the beds were hotel quality, the space was clean and so interesting. We arrived late, after 10pm, we were met promptly and made to feel welcome. The space is a little hidden, but this is beneficial in the long run,... More 

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3 Thank zostarks
Geneva, Switzerland
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2012

We very much enjoyed the Proposal, we love the concept of residing (comfortably) in art. The welcome was very warm, the breakfast delicious and prepared with affection. The whole place was just full of positive energy. We do hope that you will continue, we will be back that’s for sure. Joost & Sophie, Geneva, Switzerland

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2 Thank Jomonks M
Belfast, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2012

Stayed here for 3 nights and had a chance to sleep in and experience best of both worlds in the gallery and the van. Even though we have never met Lenny before, there's somehow a special feeling of staying over with a friend. From the first contact, he has been helpful with answering all questions and queries promptly. Breakfast was... More 

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4 Thank ChitLover
Connecticut
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2012

We loved staying at The Proposal. Lenny and Jeremie, the gallery's owners, have mastered hospitality; they make you feel genuinely and personally welcome. I agree with the other reviews that say that it feels like staying at a close friend's house, but with more autonomy. They are helpful with tips about visiting Zurich, including restaurants and nightlife. Some practical details... More 

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5 Thank ibsensgirl
Jakarta, Indonesia
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59 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2012

I stayed here only for a night as it was only available for a night in May 2012. A unique B&B inside an Art Gallery. Location wise: It's in a quiet area, not in the center but quite quick to get there if you want to. Here you will meet 2 enthusiastic owner who treated me like an old friend.... More 

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3 Thank jbdl
Brooklyn, New York
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17 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2012

My wife and I spent one night in Zurich last month and couldn't be happier with The Proposal. Of the two rooms, we opted for the Bus, which, as advertised, was unlike any night's stay we've ever experienced; it was comfortable, cozy and surprisingly quiet. Lenny and Jeremie, the 2 owners of The Proposal, treated us like family the second... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
residence in art experience sleeping in a gallery space THE PROPOSAL goes beyond conventional gallery concepts. art and hospitality are combined in order to ensure visitors an unforgettable experience. art is conveyed in sleep – with beds for guests being part of the gallery concept. time to discuss and an intimate opportunity to experience art for buyers and art lovers alike. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Proposal: Residence in Art

Address: Dubsstrasse 33 a, Zurich 8003, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Zurich > Zurich
Price Range: $141 - $232 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“We loved the van!”
 of 5 bubbles zostarks, 9 Nov 2012 | Read review
“We stayed in the inside room, which I'd recommend if you have a lot of luggage. There was a very comfortable queen sized bed, a full-sized mirror, a lamp, an I-POD dock, hangers and hooks, and two windows.”
 of 5 bubbles ibsensgirl, 4 Jul 2012 | Read review
“There are only two rooms: One in the bus and one in the Gallery. If you have a big suitcase or need more space, then opt for the Gallery room.”
 of 5 bubbles jbdl, 23 Jun 2012 | Read review
“We chose the van - had a great sleep there!”
 of 5 bubbles amy_r32, 14 Jun 2012 | Read review
“Be advised that only 2 double beds are available.”
 of 5 bubbles AndreiB267, 13 Apr 2012 | Read review
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