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Dolderbahn

Romerhof, Zurich, Switzerland
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“grand hotel” (17 reviews)
“nice ride” (6 reviews)
“rack railway” (4 reviews)
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Romerhof, Zurich, Switzerland
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"grand hotel"
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"nice ride"
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"rack railway"
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"ice rink"
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"funicular railway"
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"surrounding forest"
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"zurich card"
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"cable car"
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"old town"
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"summit"
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"stops"
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"lake"
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"homes"
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"station"
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"uetliberg"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Use one of the oldest transportation available in Zurich and use the cable car to get to the terrace of the university. No need to buy an extra ticket since its included in your daily ticket if you bought one.

Thank Alessandro P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This short (4-5 stops) but steep train ride takes you up the hill to near the magnificent Dolder Grand Hotel. The cars are old fashioned but comfortable. The view is worth seeing, and at the end there is also an impressive forest with huge trees...More

Thank UD K
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I used this small cog railway 🚃 which is close to the center of Zurich (Römerhof) to reach the Dolder Grand hotel. All very clean and neat and very well maintained. The drivers were extremely friendly so I enjoyed the rides up and down with...More

1  Thank FrankGeisler
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Reviewed June 5, 2018

Going up or down with the Dolderbahn takes you into a forest. This town has so much to offer. Unexpected beautiful corners.

Thank Zurich71
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Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

If you want to see the most expensive and exclusive hotel, Dolderbahn is the most convenient and cheapest way to do it. It comes from Römerhof tram station and climbs up to the hill, where the Dolder grand is actually located. You can also walk...More

1  Thank Shimnik
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Reviewed May 23, 2018

Fascinating way to travel through Zurich, as you drive through front gardens of typical Swiss houses. The final stop is where the Grand Hotel Dolder is located, from where you have brilliant views of the Alps or can walk through the forest. Very quaint and...More

Thank ljgreen2016
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Reviewed April 16, 2018

Nice and friendly conductor. Our 2 boys loved the ride up and down the Dolderbanh. Very quaint, lots of locals took it for transportation. Family took ride up to the Hotel Dodler Grand and we were greeted with beautiful views of the city. Enjoyed champagne...More

Thank SoCalR_E
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Reviewed March 15, 2018

The Dolderbahn is a 1.3 km long rack railway between Römerhof and The Dolder. The line was opened in 1895 as a funicular railway, and converted to rack operation in 1973. It operated daily on a 10 min interval, and it takes you in 6...More

1  Thank Swisscheck
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Reviewed March 7, 2018

We always take our visitors up or down the Dolderbahn. Small bahnli, but from the top you can walk to the Dolder Grand Hotel and have amazing views over the city and the lake/ mountains.

Thank travelgrumpy
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Reviewed March 5, 2018

Nice short ride to take you to Hotel Dodler Grand. Very convenient way to reach hotel from Romerhoff .

Thank eurovisitor2012
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