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Plattenhof Hotel

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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

For Zurich, this hotel is an outstanding value: clean rooms with good service and excellent breakfasts. About a mile from much of the shopping and restaurants of the old city, the area around the hotel is quiet and safe.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked this online, not knowing Zurich, bit of a climb from station! Really new, staff great, bed very low, breakfast excellent. In beautiful part of city close to university. Not sure if value for money as Switzerland is very expensive but booked through Expedia.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The real challenge in Zurich is finding a good hotel room for a decent price. While the Plattenhof is not the ideal solution, it is without doubt a perfectly acceptable stand-in until I someday find one better. Great staff, excellent location, good price (for Zurich). Clean and safe, while rooms are predictably a little cramped (hey, this is Europe folks).

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Reviewed 22 October 2016

This is a small place near the university area. There are a couple of restaurants nearby and the old town area is walk-able. (Though a mostly uphill walk after dinner!) The room was small-ish but OK. The platform style bed was set very low to the floor which was uncomfortable to get into and out of, but slept well. The... More 

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Reviewed 9 October 2016

I stayed on for two extra days after a conference which had booked us in the hotel. I had queried in advance about the price, and was quoted 215 CHF and I thought this would be the total I would be paying. It was only on leaving that I realised I had overlooked a piece of information that was stating... More 

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PeterSidler, Manager at Plattenhof Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Dina, I am very sorry to hear about your dis-satisfaction about our prices. However, I would like to clarify that all prices we quote always are confirmed in written, as well as in the key-card holder upon check-in, per night per room. This is the most common rule in all hotels worldwide. We advise all our guests to check... More 

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Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the hotel during Swiss visit. Clean and small. Efficient by Swiss standards. Front desk people were great. Good location and good price for Zurich hotels. The hotel has a small bar serving good food and drinks. All room accessories worked with out a problem.

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PeterSidler, Manager at Plattenhof Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your positive feedback. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay in our hotel. Our bar - serving snacks and drinks - has just been renovated. Come and visit us soon again. Kind regards. Peter More 

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Reviewed 6 September 2016

We found this place on Hotels Tonight, just needed a quick one night stay in Zurich and with everything being really expensive, we were happy to have found this place. It's about a ten minute walk from the train station, also on the tram line, but even though it was up on the hill, it was a nice walk through... More 

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Reviewed 1 September 2016

The Plattenhof is located in quiet street - just a few tram stops from either Bellevue square and the lake. It's a small independent hotel with very friendly and attentive staff. Some of the rooms are large and luxurious with contemporary furnishings. These represent a really good value in Zurich. Other rooms, however, are smaller and less luxurious, with low... More 

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PeterSidler, Manager at Plattenhof Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Elber Thank you for taking your time to provide us with such a positive feedback. Our hotel has opened in 2003. Since then, we are renovating some of your rooms or public spaces in a regular frequency. Below you find a list with all our work done over the past years. Being an independant hotel, we can only do... More 

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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Location close to shops, restaurants and landmarks. Modern design with comfortable rooms. Delicious breakfasts. Restaurant Sento is wonderful with outdoor garden area. Fabulous bar area as well. Staff is very friendly and helpful. Would stay here again.

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Reviewed 12 August 2016

The staff were exceptional. Very friendly and very helpful. The room was a good size with some English channels which was good. Free parking and close to the tram for easy transportation. Restaurant was good.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Design Hotel Plattenhof with its 37 quiet rooms lies in the heart of Zurich, tucked away in the quiet university neighborhood and only 10 minutes walking distance from the picturesque old town and the lake of Zurich. Museums, theaters, the opera, the university hospital, the ETH and a vast selection of restaurants and cafes are located in the area. The hotel offers free wifi internet access, an Italian restaurant Sento, a cozy bar, garden terrace, meeting facilities and parking garage. Our staff will go the extra mile to make you feel at home with us. The streetcar no. 10 Takes you straight to the airport in just half an hour. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Plattenhof Hotel

Address: Plattenstrasse 26 | 8032 Zurich, Zurich 8032, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Zurich > Zurich
Price Range: RM669 - RM1,236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Plattenhof Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 37
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Hotel Style:
#29 Business Hotel in Zurich
#37 Family Hotel in Zurich
#38 Romantic Hotel in Zurich
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