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Sorell Hotel Rex

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Darmstadt, Germany
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is my first time to visit Zurich. The hotel is recommended by my colleague. It has a good breakfast and large bed. The wifi quality is quite good and the hotel allows 3 devices to be connected by one password. The number 7 tram will take you to the hotel from railway station to Sorell.

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is in a very good location in Zurich. Tram stops almost at the door, station 5 minutes away and close to main shopping precinct. Staff couldnt be more helpful and polite, rooms are clean, big, and all you need. Breakfast is wonderful.

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Thank ladypamela2016
Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Our 25 kg capacity luggage bag handle broke and hotel reception saved the situation by lending us a toolbox full of tools and screws and bits and pieces that enabled us to fix the problem without costing us a cent. Hotel staff were very helpful and efficient. Service and facilities were of a high standard. Hotel location is excellent and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

Very good location in a quiet street close to the tram stop.The room is very confortable and spacious. The staff is friendly and helpfull. It is just a short walk, around 10 minutes, to the city center, train station, shoppings, museums and touristic attractions.

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Thank Mayr70
Cairns Region, Australia
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39 reviews
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

Small hotel in a local chain but very personal. Great cooked breakfast with homemade jams and breads. Rooms are spacious as are bathrooms and clean. Very close to centre of town- 10 mins walk or 4 tram stops to main train station! Trams go all night past hotel but I didn't find them disturbing- get a number 7 or 15... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

The hotel is tidy enough and location is ideal for central Zurich. It is about a 10-15 minute walk into the centre. The rooms are quite small and there is limited parking, Breakfast was a little disappointing. This hotel is ideal if you want prefer the small non standard chained hotels (although this is still part of a small chain)... More 

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San Diego, California
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

The hotel is conveniently located very near the Tram #7 stop. All of Zurich is rapidly accessible. Positive qualities: very clean, quiet, friendly and hospitable staff, excellent WiFi, comfortable beds, very good breakfast. No negatives. The superior queen room on the upper floor has wonderful space and a deck with chairs and table – well worth the upcharge. This a... More 

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40 reviews
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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Every thing was nice except no clear instructions that we should take tram instead of walking from train station to the hotel. It is almost exhausting assuming you hv to carryover your luggage over steep hill & staircase 😞. The pros are the hotel staffs are friendly & accommodating, the rooms do provide apple, mineral water (a surprise) & tea... More 

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Wolfsburg, Germany
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

I know many Hotels in Zuerich and picked this one, because of the best price for a week and still a location close to the city. Friendly service... for example they changed my room to a quieter on. Very good breakfast and also very clean room. Cleaning ladies did an excellent job ! Fast and free wifi. Location not in... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

I live in Zurich and stayed here for a week while my apartment was being renovated. Location is great. About 5 mins out of the city and very close to the main station, main shopping street (Bahnhofstrasse) and the old town. You can either walk or catch a tram which is just outside the hotel. Our room was on the... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A small but intimately managed house, a real gem in the heart of Zurich, right next to the ETH and the university. This has already impressed a lot of guests: the Sorell Hotel Rex scores with its 4-star ambience at 3-star prices. And in the perfect location. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sorell Hotel Rex

Address: Weinbergstrasse 92 | 8006 Zürich, Zurich 8006, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Zurich > Zurich
Price Range: €140 - €234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sorell Hotel Rex 3*
Number of rooms: 41
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Hotel Rex Swiss Quality Zurich
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#36 Romantic Hotel in Zurich
#40 Family Hotel in Zurich
#54 Business Hotel in Zurich
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