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California House

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“no lift”(6 reviews)
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Rooms
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3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

1.Good location frequent trams to main station 2.Cheaper compare to other Hotels 3.Self check in hotel with no service, No representatives are available after 5 pm 4.Its good for students but not for other travelers 5.Overall it is a disappointment

1  Thank Salahuddin J
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

These days, I prefer to eat in the room rather than going out to restaurants. In this respect, the Kitchenette is well-equipped with two hobs, a decent fridge, plates and utensils. This makes it possible to cook a basic meal. There s also a small...More

Thank Jens L
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We stayed at the California House for 3 nights during our visit to Switzerland. Rooms are large, clean and spacious with a small Kitchenette. We reached there at 11 AM but thankfully was given an early check-in. Luckily we got room on the first floor...More

1  Thank Mohit14
Reviewed 4 May 2017

reception opens at 08:30 and closes about 17:30. no Lift and fairly steep stairs to carry your luggage up. but not too bad a price for Zurich. trams to city centre come often so it takes 5mins to city centre. clean rooms. I will stay...More

Thank alanfromsussex
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for one night on my business trip. I arrived after 5pm so there was no one at reception and I was supposed to do self check in on a machine outside the building but it wouldn't accept my booking reference, I rang the...More

1  Thank cikcirik
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US$ 114 - US$ 188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$ 114 - US$ 188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Ricardo S
21 October 2014|
Response from Adam B | Reviewed this property |
Actually, there's a self-checkin machine, so basically whenever you wish so. And it's pretty easy to use. It took me like twenty seconds to get the key and the machine itself tells you where to go and there are signs... More
Anvita A
13 September 2014|
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Response from Elly-Cardiff | Reviewed this property |
Hi there- the easiest way to get from the main train station is by tram and you need either the number 3 or number 8. It takes about 10 minutes. We did walk back one evening after the trams had stopped running but it took... More
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"Prefer rooms with balcony"
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"Try to check - in before the reception closes as you may have to struggle with the auto check in machine..."
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"on first floor room facing street regular trams pass by but nice room"
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"Except fro quality of sleep due to the bed, and the attitude of the reception woman, it is a good value for..."
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