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Reviewed 22 January 2009

After an web research about this hotel, I wasn't shure if I should go there, 'cause there are some bad coments. But I've accepted "the risk" and I'm happy for this. The LOCATION was great (3minutes from mainstation, 5minutes to lake, 2minutes to the "famous" mainstation street, 0minutes to old town, 0minutes to river, 1 minute to 24 hour food,...

3Thank Citytraveller84
Reviewed 11 July 2008

Good Location but it is a bad hotel. Spacious room but dirty.. No toilets on the same floor even!! Dirty shower, and showerhead was broken. Smells of cigarettes everywhere. Although cheap in Zurich, it is worth spending more.

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Chicago, IL
Reviewed 25 June 2008

ARE YOU KIDDING ME? This place is absolutely ridiculous. It was so bad, that I made a dash back to the train station to meet someone in the visitor's office to book a different hotel ...what did the representative tell me? THEY REFUSE TO SEND ANYONE THERE!!!! No toilets in the room, cracked windows, absolutely disgusting. I rather sleep on...

3Thank kimmie5666
Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 9 April 2008

in brief: - no toilet or shower in the room. - no tv - no internet - no parking Clean, but basic and cheap room- not for a business traveler.

2Thank carouge
lake arrowhead
Reviewed 14 March 2008

What a dive, too much to say about this place. May I start with saying, no parking. I had to pay 40 dollars a night a half mile away to park. The rooms were a good size, no amenities. The bathrooms were shared and mold like you would not believe. Shower doors would not close all the way as well....

2Thank rcblood
Oakland, California
Reviewed 5 January 2008

Ok, first let me say that the location can't be beat. It is a close walk to the train station and the hotel is directly on the river. And it was very inexpensive. And it seemed to be safe. I have nothing else positive to say about this hotel. I am not a hotel snob, but the room smelled badly...

2Thank couchman70
Mountain View, CA
Reviewed 29 December 2007

This place has an excellent location near the old part of Zurich, but the room here was the blandest on my trip to Switzerland. For the money, I guess this was expected.

2Thank dukiedrew
Reviewed 13 November 2007

Wow... this hotel was so much cheaper than all the rest in Zurich - even the hostels. I wasn't sure what to expect. But we were pleasantly surprised. The bathrooms are shared, but much nicer than most you would find in hostels. The beds were honestly the most comfortable that I slept on throughout my whole 6 week European vacation....

3Thank summerrhi
Reviewed 6 October 2006

I stayed at Hotel Krone , Zürich from the 23 to 30 of September. As I arrived to Zürich the first thing that realy surprised me were the Hotel prices...very expensive and most of the hotels are 4 or 5 stars hotels with prices over 300 SFR/Night. I found Hotel krone when i went to the tourism office and told...

7Thank pedro28
Reviewed 6 July 2006

Sure this place is cheap and has a good location. But its also terrifically noisy and the curtains don't block the light out at all. The first time I stayed here was thanks to the tourist office, the room had a good size but the fridge was so disgusting. It was not working and there were so many stains (i...

8Thank helioplex

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Simple, inexpensive and pleasant hostel in the center of Zurich, close to the Limmat river, in the heart of the old town. 5 minutes to walk to the mainstation and 10 minutes to the lake. The tram stop Rudolf-Brun-Brücke is directly in front of the hostel.The hostel ist located next to the Limmat river, between mainstation and the lake of Zurich. In the surrounding area, there are a lot of different shops, restaurants, cafes, bars, historical buildings, the famous mainstation street, and a car free pedestrian zone along the lake and the Limmat river. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Krone

Address: Limmatquai 88a, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Zurich > Zurich > Old Town
Price Range: ₹ 4,356 - ₹ 6,335 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Hostel Krone 1*
Number of rooms: 26
Also Known As:
Hostel Krone Hotel
Krone Limmatquai Hotel
Hotel Krone Limmatquai
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“There is no good room”
 of 5 bubbles MorganC186, 18 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Some are smoking so make sure you request a non-smoking room if you want.”
 of 5 bubbles BillF378, 22 Apr 2013 | Read review
“Don't go there. Pay a little more or avoid Zurich”
 of 5 bubbles SNa_12, 13 Jan 2012 | Read review
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