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    Hotel California

    Schifflaende 18, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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    01/10/2017 02/10/2017
    US$181
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    Overview
    • Excellent34%
    • Very good45%
    • Average15%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible3%
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    “old town” (28 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
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    Dry Cleaning
    Babysitting
    Free Parking
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 119 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The hotel location is superb: the very centre of the old city, at 5–10 minutes' walks to most of the landmarks, to the Zurich Lake and to the Limmat river quay, and to the shops in the Bahnhofstrasse. 5 minutes' walk from the S-Bahh Stadelhofen...More

    Thank Andrei S
    Reviewed 3 August 2017

    Strangely, we really don't have much memories of the place... the receptionists were quite unwelcoming.. not even a smile, and they didn't even look like they cared for the guests. They gave basic explanations of how the hotel works after 7 pm (you need to...More

    Thank Whan W
    Response from Christian G, Geschäftsführer at Hotel CaliforniaResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Whan W Thank you for your review. I apologize for my staff that there was no smiling when you arrive. Normaly we give the standard procedures to our guest, but If you have any further questions we always glad to give information about Zurich...More

    Reviewed 28 July 2017

    We were surprised by the many amenities that are usually in more up market hotels, like kettle with coffee and tea, fridge, safe, tv with English channels, bath tub, Dove soap, modern decor. It is on the first floor with the restaurant on the ground...More

    Thank Emily W
    Response from Christian G, Geschäftsführer at Hotel CaliforniaResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Emily W Thank you for your review. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay in our hotel and we do hope to see you again. Best regards Ms Jessica Suter Front Desk Manager

    Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

    We stayed in this hotel for two nights in the beginning of July. Hotel is in a nice location and located within a close proximity to a variety of restaurants for many taste pallets. The water is nearby, which gives it a nice vibe. The...More

    Thank jmc8683
    Response from Christian G, Geschäftsführer at Hotel CaliforniaResponded 21 July 2017

    Dear jmc8683 Thank you for your Review. About the A/C, it is true it's not the newest so when all rooms want to cool down it is unfortunately not that efficiently. As for the beds stick, which rooms did you have, so we can check...More

    Reviewed 16 July 2017

    We booked this hotel because of the location and that it had air conditioning...my partner has asthma and A/C helps. The receptionist was pleasant until she wasn't which really came after asking how the air conditioner worked. She said "you must be American as that...More

    Thank Bill B
    Response from Christian G, Geschäftsführer at Hotel CaliforniaResponded 21 July 2017

    Dear Bill B Thank you for your Review. We apologize for the answer or our staff. Since we have an older house over 20 years and the same is for the A/C, it doesn't work that good like a new one. Especially when all 18...More

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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Laundry Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$180 - US$286 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #29 Family Hotel in Zurich
    • #48 Business Hotel in Zurich
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 18
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    • Switzerland >
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    • Zurich >
    • Old Town
    • Also Known As
    • California Hotel zürich
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    jmc8683
    16 March 2017|
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    Response from Christian G | Property representative |
    Hello jmc8683 Thank you for your request! In our Hotel "California" we are serving a continental breakfast buffet from 7 am until 10.00 am from Monday to Friday and on weekends from 7 am until 11 am (on Sunday it starts at... More
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    Krissyed83
    31 May 2016|
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    Response from Christian G | Property representative |
    Hello Yes, both are correct. Best regards Ms Jessica Suter, Front Desk Manager
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    ReglMad
    25 July 2015|
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    Response from Christian G | Property representative |
    Hello VicPlano, thanks for your question. Yes we have A/C in the Hotel, but not individually controlled. See you in May! Greatings vom Zurich Christian Gamma Manager
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    "Over a busy restaurant that spills out onto the pavement so, the rooms at the side and rear are probably the..."
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    "There are no quiet rooms!"
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    "Our room was on the third floor facing the street which was fine."
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