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Altstadt Hotel

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Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 13 March 2013

Stayed in the Altstadt Hotel for one night in March 2013. Great location, close to the historical center, public transport, restaurants, museums etc. Nice and perfectly cleaned rooms, comfortable beds.

1 Thank EugeniaSanguinetti
EliReich, Front Office Manager at Altstadt Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mrs Sanguinetti Thank you for your kind review - we're glad to hear that you've enjoyed your stay. We'd be pleased to welcome you soon again in our hotel and wish you a nice spring-time. Kind regards, Simone Müller Chef de Réception More 

London, United Kingdom
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157 reviews
99 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2013

Spent only one night here on business. The location is nice and central. The hotel is simple but neat and clean - did not need anything more than that for a few hours of sleep. Will be back just because of the price, location and quality of the hotel. It's not easy finding a decent hotel for a good price... More 

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EliReich, Front Office Manager at Altstadt Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, We're happy to read that you've enjoyed your stay and had all you needed. We're looking forward to welcome you back in our hotel and wish you a nice spring-time. Yours faithfully, Simone Müller Chef de Réception More 

Lucerne, Switzerland
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271 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2013

The location of the hotel is great and it's very close to the lake and the Bahnhofstrasse. The rooms are clean and nicely decorated. We really liked the small cosy bar next to the entrance. The service is very friendly and it is great to read various newspaper with some Jazz music in the background with a good coffee or... More 

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EliReich, Front Office Manager at Altstadt Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your positive feedback. We're glad to hear that you've had some good and relaxing moments in our bar. Hopefully we can welcome you back again at our Hotel Altstadt. Yours faithfully, Simone Müller Chef de Réception More 

Geneva, Switzerland
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112 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2012

Small hotel across the river from the financial district. Rooms not big but comfortable and had everything they needed. Friendly staff and lots of atmosphere in the bar. Location away from all the grey suits and stuffed shirts that most hotels in Zurich seem to be full of. Good value as well. Top marks - will definitely use it next... More 

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Gent - Belgium
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52 reviews
52 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2012 via mobile

Stayed at the Altstadt hotel for 2 nights in September. This 3 star hotel is basic, but clean. Good quality if you compare it to other hotels in the area. Likes: free wifi (but not always working), good breakfast, bed Dislikes: no airco, bathroom was a bit basic, sometimes nosy

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Edinburg, Texas
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115 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2012

We had just finished a tour in France but wanted to visit Zurich. We selected this hotel from previous reviews and because of location. It was the right choice. We arrived a little early but our room was ready so we were able to check in. There were three adults in our group and, although the room was not a... More 

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Guelph, Ontario, Canada
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9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2012

This unique property is in a perfect location and very easy to find - quick tram ride from the train station plus 3 minute walk to hotel. Zurich was the last leg of our vacation and our two nights at Hotel Altstadt were excellent. We arrived later in the evening and were a bit surprised by the check-in as the... More 

2 Thank Laurie084
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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232 reviews
97 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 260 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2012

The location is ideal, in the historic centre of Zurich. Unfortunately the street is relatively noisy – from 5am… All made worse by the absence of air conditioning in the rooms, which makes it impossible to sleep without opening the windows when it’s hot… The rooms themselves are quite basic and small, but clean. The artworks on the walls help... More 

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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2012 via mobile

Great location. Very clean, but somehow uninspiring. Room was rather small. No staff on duty overnight. No restaurant. No proper reception area, but only a corridor. Breakfast included but rather uninspiring and in a very small room. If I had paid half the price, I would have been happy for a clean budget stay. But that's not how it's advertised

1 Thank michaelholley

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Altstadt Hotel

Address: Kirchgasse 4, Zurich CH 8001, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Zurich > Zurich > Old Town
Price Range: $311 - $414 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Altstadt Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 23
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#62 Business Hotel in Zurich
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“Make sure you are not staying in room N15”
 of 5 bubbles GuidoU_12, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The rooms on the upper floors will hear more of the bells of the Frauenkirche, if that kind of thing bothers you.”
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“Rooms above fourth floor are brighter”
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