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Plattenhof Hotel

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 February 2007

We really enjoyed our stay at Plattenhof. It's a very cool, funky place in the university area. It isn't right in the centre, but an easy walk down through interesting streets of the old part of town to the river/main shopping areas. It is very conveniently located to the Kunsthalle museum. There's also a tram that takes you from the...

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11Thank kypinc
Ireland
Reviewed 14 January 2007

I chose Plattenhof Hotel is largely because all the feedback about it from Tripadvisor website is positive. and i found the hotel is the only one in Zurich receives all positive feedback! and i am quite happy i stayed in Plattenhof hotel during my travel in Switzerland! I went there on my own for a 4-day-chilling-out after the busy life...

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15Thank Cushla
England
Reviewed 4 January 2007

Having read the dec 2006 review, "think college dorm" after booking the plattenhof I was a bit apprehensive on arrival! I needn't have been as the hotel really worked for us. It is very easily located (just follow the directions on the hotel website) and really convenient. You can take safe, clean and cheap trams into the city centre or...

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7Thank wanderer007
Chicago, IL
Reviewed 2 December 2006

Mixed bag of plusses and minuses...but the quality of the room makes this a two in our book. Staff Very helpful in all respects. Desk clerk stored our bags on arrival since our room wasn't ready (it was 9am) and had everything set when we returned at noon. Whenever we had a question whomever was behind the desk was ready...

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8Thank TravlinMan
California
Reviewed 29 September 2006

We liked the Plattenhof. It is just up the hill from the main part of town, with a convenient trolly stop nearby. There is a nice little market across the street. It is quiet at night and they provide robes in the room (unusual for a three star place). The breakfast was excellent and the staff very pleasant and helpful.

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7Thank 54Scout
Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 26 September 2006

The hotel is very close to the university buildings but not very convenient for sightseeing. However, a direct tram line goes to the center. My room was clean and modern. Friendly reception staff. Cold buffet breakfast of average standard. Some noise from corridors and neighboring rooms.

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London, England
Reviewed 22 September 2006

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Washington, DC
Reviewed 6 September 2006

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Hong Kong
Reviewed 12 July 2006

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London
Reviewed 16 May 2006

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf course
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • 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: €146 - €245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Plattenhof Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 37
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Also Known As:
Plattenhof Hotel zürich
Hotel Style:
#29 Business Hotel in Zurich
#38 Family Hotel in Zurich
#39 Romantic Hotel in Zurich
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