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“Very good value hotel in central Zurich” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Hotel St. Josef

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Hotel St. Josef
Ranked #18 of 139 Hotels in Zurich
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Brisbane
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36 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Very good value hotel in central Zurich”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2012

Zurich hotels are expensive so this hotel is excellent value for money. Great location only 5 minutes walk from the Hauptbahnhof (main railway station). Note: don't haul bags up the steps. Walk about another 150m up the road and you will find a ramp which comes up direction in front of the hotel. Be sure to ask for one of the newly refurbished rooms in the second building (800 room numbers). Very large room - well appointed and comfortable. Small bathroom and no bathtub but for the price that's ok. Tea and coffee making facilities provided in the room. Dining room (Timeout Restaurant) is very pleasant and staff (a young team) speak english. The breakfast was excellent and we had dinner twice in the evening. The food was excellent and again great value for money. Overall hard to fault for the price and the staff are pleasant and obliging.

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  • Stayed January 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Banff, Canada
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249 reviews
68 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2012

My family and I stayed here numerous times!

This is a great hotel, located just minutes away from the Zurich HB train station.
We truly enjoy the personal service provided by all the front desk staff and the servers at Time-Out Restaurant (their breakfast is amazing).

We never really felt like guests, we felt more like family!

We will definitely return to Hotel St. Joseph when traveling to Zurich, and I have already recommended this hotel to a number of friends, who also loved it!

Rooms are clean, staff is friendly, and you can´t beat the location.

Die Familie Obrist Pereira bedankt sich bei Ihnen herzlich und wuescht Ihnen weiterhin viel Erfolg!

  • Stayed March 2011, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Verolengo
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65 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2012

We've been in Zurich for a weekend because we would visit the Chistkindlmarkt and all the city .
The hotel is in a quiet place vey near the city centre :it is located at the beginning of a hill where there are the universities.
The breakfats was good , the rooms are confortable and spacious and the staff has been very kind with us.
We are very satisfied and we can reccomend this hotel for your staying.

  • Stayed December 2011, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Vancouver, Canada
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59 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2011

Stayed here in December 2011 with my wife and two daughters. An easy 10-minute walk from the main railway station. Friendly woman at receptionist. One of my daughters said that she found her the most polite of all hotel staff members we have come across in Europe. We got a good, comfortable room big enough for the four of us. Breakfast was ok - nothing flash, but still good.

  • Stayed December 2011
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Freiburg, Germany
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41 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2011

The hotel has an ideal position between the central station and both universities (ETH and University of Zurich) which means the about 60% of its clients belong to academia. It is nice, the rooms are proper, I had a modern bathroom; broadband Wifi is complimentary, the breakfast buffet is rich. Thus the hotel fully deserves its three stars.

  • Stayed November 2011, travelled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Additional Information about Hotel St. Josef

Property: Hotel St. Josef
Address: Hirschengraben 64-68, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Zurich > Zurich > Hochschulen
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#23 Family Hotel in Zurich
#26 Romantic Hotel in Zurich
#30 Business Hotel in Zurich
Price range (per night): RM747 - RM1,196
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel St. Josef 3*
Number of rooms: 46
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
In our charming hotel you will find everything you wish for your holiday or business stay. Our house is located close to the main station of Zurich , only a few steps from the Old Town and the famous Bahnhofstrasse. Theater, cinema, opera house, museums , ETH and University are within easy walking distance . A short walk takes you to the beautiful lake promenade of Zurich . ... more   less 
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