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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

First thing to know: Zurich is expensive!! My boyfriend and I wanted to stay a night in Zurich without breaking the bank. That is why we chose the Krone. It was the cheapest hotel we could find with the best location. The location of this hotel is perfect, it is right downtown, right in the middle of everything. We booked... More 

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Canton of Bern, Switzerland
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

I have booked this "place" because of location. it has really a great view. & I thought after night out we do not need much comfort... but I havent expect "this" condition. I wonder how they havent yet lost the licence to present themselves in the hotellerie. So when you enter the room, offensive smell of "everything" you can imagine... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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73 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2015

This "hotel" boasts the sign "HOTEL" outside its doors.... but you MUST be aware that it is in not what you might be expecting..... to be brutally honest, it appears to be some kind of stop-shop for certain "workers-of-the-night" (impossible to get any sleep at all with the ongoing noise from various rooms around me) and substance-dealers (twice I was... More 

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1 Thank Morgan C
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

I advice everybody, Not to book at this hotel. Its the WORST..Worst. Aggressive lady on reciption. I booked for one day.and informed may be i will renew. I decided to stay for one more day. The lady took the payment. She said u have to check out at 11am and check in again at 1 pm. Imagine this!!! I have... More 

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1 Thank Hamza H
Kotka, Finland
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16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2015

Location was the only good thing with this hotel. We had a 2,5 years old daughter with us. Her strollers weren't easy to get upstairs to the room. The elevator could not be ordered to the street level unless you asked it from reception which was in second floor. The receptionist asked us if we would like to have breakfast.... More 

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Milan, Italy
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28 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

I have been many times in Zuerich. Unfortunately last time, on sep 17 2005 I have got a reservation in this one for about 100 euro. By chance I was informed that the reception is closed over night. Furthermore, after my arrival, I noticed that my room was wthout toilet and shower. The day after when I asked for the... More 

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1 Thank VC601
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2013

In our reservation we told the hotel we would arrive after 11pm. When we arrived at the hotel the door was closed. After another guest let us in we found out the reception was closed as well. The next morning we went to the hotel and I was told we had to pay for the night they were closed and... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2013

This hotel is more like a hostel, however it is not at par with hostels that I have stayed in before. Washrooms are shared among everyone on the floor as are the showers. The showers do not drain effectively therefore you end up standing in a bathtub of dirty water as you shower. The room was not clean, especially the... More 

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3 Thank Joelle E
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2013

I arrived in Zurich after a delayed flight late at night. After arguing with a taxi driver who didn't know where Hotel Krone Limmatquai was, I ended up getting to the hotel by 11.30. I tried the door but it was shut. The lights were off and there was no bell. My phone didn't work so I had to wander... More 

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Jackson, Wyoming
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39 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2013

This is a hotel in central downtown Zurich, ten minutes from the main train station and most of the major attractions in Zurich. It doesn't have a bar or restaurant (except in the morning), and the bathrooms and showers are shared among everyone on a floor. I have stayed here four times and the rooms are always basic, functional, and... More 

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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: €62 - €83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Krone 2*
Number of rooms: 26
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Also Known As:
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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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