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Altstadt Hotel

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194 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is nicely located in the old town of Zurich and the price is reasonable for Switzerland. The rooms are clean but a bit outdated and the bathroom is quite small, the shower not great. The minibar has a limited offering. The service however is very friendly, the breakfast is limited and not extremely fresh. All in all an... More 

Thank Jopie66
Lausanne, Switzerland
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226 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been at this hotel following a recommendation from some friends. The hotel is very clean with a very central location which is perfect for visiting the heart of the city of Zurich. Our room N. 15 was at the first floor at same floor where breakfast is served, therefore, a little noise in the morning. The room was... More 

Thank Guido U
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162 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

The room was lovely (modern and spacious, if we hadn't filled it with rollaways, children and suitcases), but not air conditioned (wouldn't matter in the winter, but not so great in August). Tiny closet space and no drawer space to unpack into (maybe they removed a dresser to fit us in?). Mini fridge generated too much heat, which wasn't good... More 

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tampa, florida
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26 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

I highly recommend this hotel. Parking was a bit hard but probably not an issue for most and you're in the old town (should expect that). The room was nice size and very cool with different writers as their theme. Breakfast was great too! All within walking distance of everything.

Thank keturah627
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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300 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

My wife, sister in law and 3 kids stayed here for a night. We had a great time. First of all location, it is right in the middle of the old town. Walking distance to everything. There are restaurants, cafes, shops and bars in the immediate vicinity. The staff were the friendliest and most helpful from my experience with many... More 

1 Thank CorruptedSanity
Boston MA
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77 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016

The hotel is really charming and off the side street of old town Zurich. The front desk consist of one lovely person who is also tending to the little bar area - so if you are looking for a typicall chain hotel services, forget it. The rooms are very small but clean. I thought it was very overpriced, but I... More 

1 Thank LITSBostonMA
London, UK
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25 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Very central location in Zürich's old town area - only a few minutes from Hauptbahnhof via tram, which stops practically at the front door. Rooms are small, but not cramped - facilities are somewhat basic for a "business" hotel, but not excessively so considering the price by Zürich standards. If you want bells and whistles, you'll find them elsewhere at... More 

1 Thank timdLondon_UK
Pianezzo, Switzerland
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61 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

If you are looking for a small, cosy hotel in the old town within walking distance from the lake you might want to try the Altstadt Hotel. This is in a side street a few steps from Limmatquai. I had a room on the 5th floor. I specifically requested a room that was quiet and I was pleased that it... More 

1 Thank Stefanie B
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36 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for two nights on a trip recently booked by the conference I was attending. Nice location - very central to Zurich and a nice walk from the station, though there is a tram. It is a small hotel, small bar/restaurant downstairs and breakfast room on 1st floor. The double room I had was not large, but perfectly... More 

2 Thank IamthatDan
Hale, United Kingdom
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204 reviews
102 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

Location is great to see old Zurich. Check-in was friendly once the receptionist/barmaid/waitress realised I was there. Room typical size and clean. Small but acceptable bathroom. Bed too hard for me. Big problem was WiFi speed - Lync, Facetime impossible. Breakfast was meagre. This hotel may be great as a tourist base but not for a business person

Thank IRT68

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Altstadt Hotel

Address: Kirchgasse 4, Zurich CH 8001, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Zurich > Zurich > Old Town
Price Range: ₹ 15,654 - ₹ 21,524 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Altstadt Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 23
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#62 Business Hotel in Zurich
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“Make sure you are not staying in room N15”
 of 5 bubbles GuidoU_12, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The rooms on the upper floors will hear more of the bells of the Frauenkirche, if that kind of thing bothers you.”
 of 5 bubbles timdLondon_UK, 16 May 2016 | Read review
“Ask for superior room category.”
 of 5 bubbles StefanieB242, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Rooms above fourth floor are brighter”
 of 5 bubbles MakikofromJapan, 17 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Please note that the lift/elevator is small in size.”
 of 5 bubbles cindylS7691BJ, 17 Aug 2015 | Read review
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