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Hotel Platzhirsch
3 stars

Hotel Platzhirsch

Spitalgasse 3, 8001 Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Zurich, Switzerland
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C$ 415

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based on 328 reviews
328 reviews
Room type
Nightly total
Superior Room
C$ 415
King room
C$ 416
Double room
C$ 431

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About Hotel Platzhirsch

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free
Combining a renovated historic building in the central Niederdorf quarter with stylishly furnished rooms, the Hotel Platzhirsch can be found a 5-minute walk from the Zürich Main Station. Each room at the Platzhirsch hotel has a parquet floor and a flat-screen satellite TV. Laundry services are available. Wi-fi internet access is free of charge in the entire building and the elegant bar serves a wide range of coffee specialities and drinks. The surroundings are quiet, the Platzhirsch is only a 2-minute walk from the next tram stop and the Zurich University and the ETH Zürich are also reachable on foot within 5 minutes.

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*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.
Prices are based on 1 night including GST, excluding local taxes and fees.

Amenities at Hotel Platzhirsch

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Free toiletries


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Adapter
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans


  • Wine glasses
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchenware
  • Stovetop
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Dining area
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette

Accessibility and suitability

  • Elevator
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • Allergy-free room
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Designated smoking area


  • Quiet street view
  • Seating area
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Slippers
  • Sofa
  • Landmark view
  • City view
  • Storage available

Services and conveniences

  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Tour desk
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • Bottle of water
  • Private check-in/check-out


  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Toothbrush
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom


  • Minibar
  • Snack bar
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Dining table


  • Socket near the bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Sofa bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet

Media and entertainment

  • Radio
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV


  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Laptop safe
  • Desk

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Airport shuttle


  • Terrace/Patio

Things to do

  • Casino

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping

Reviews of Hotel Platzhirsch

Very good328 verified reviews
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Joshua, Nov. 2017

Pros. Location relative to Christmas Market and Train Station Friendliness of Staff

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What can I expect from the hotel's breakfast?

The breakfast at Hotel Platzhirsch is known for being very good, offering a variety of options to start your day.

Is the hotel staff accommodating and friendly?

Yes, the staff at Hotel Platzhirsch is known for being very friendly and helpful, ensuring a warm and welcoming stay for guests.

How is the cleanliness of the hotel rooms?

The hotel rooms are described as clean, modern, and well-equipped, providing a comfortable and safe environment for guests.

What are the best features of the hotel's location?

The hotel's location is fantastic, right in the middle of the pedestrian district, offering easy access to downtown exploring and close proximity to public parking if you arrive by car.

Are the beds comfortable at Hotel Platzhirsch?

Yes, the hotel offers comfortable bedding, ensuring a good night's sleep for guests. The rooms are spacious and modern, providing a cozy and warm atmosphere.

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Book a Room with a View

Several guests mentioned that the views from the rooms were spectacular. Opting for a room with a balcony facing the fountain comes highly recommended.

Consider Noise Levels

Some guests reported noise from bars below the hotel, particularly on weekends. Light sleepers may want to pack earplugs or request a room on a higher floor.

Explore Nearby Attractions

The hotel's central location in the old town provides easy access to a variety of attractions, including Rathaus, Lindenhof, St. Peterskirche, and Grossmünster, all within walking distance.

Check for Air Conditioning

While some guests noted the lack of air conditioning, others mentioned that the rooms were equipped with it. It's advisable to confirm the availability of air conditioning when booking, especially during warmer months.

Consider Room Layout

Several guests mentioned that the bathroom layout in some rooms was unconventional, with the shower and toilet separated in a manner that may not suit all preferences.

Be Mindful of Breakfast

Feedback on the breakfast varied, with some guests praising it and others expressing disappointment. Travelers with specific breakfast preferences may want to explore nearby dining options.

Take Advantage of Nearby Dining Options

Many guests appreciated the abundance of restaurants and bars in the vicinity, providing a wide range of dining choices within walking distance of the hotel.

Inquire About Late-Night Reception

Some guests noted that there was no reception at night, which could be inconvenient for late check-ins or assistance. Travelers arriving late may want to confirm the hotel's late-night reception arrangements.

Consider the Room Size

A few guests mentioned that the room size was smaller than expected. Travelers who prioritize spacious accommodations may want to inquire about room sizes when booking.

Embrace the Lively Neighborhood

Guests appreciated the vibrant atmosphere of the neighborhood, with numerous bars and restaurants nearby. Those seeking a lively and dynamic setting may find the hotel's location appealing.


Spitalgasse 3, 8001 Zurich, Zurich

What's nearby

  • Rathaus231 m
  • Lindenhof262 m
  • St. Peterskirche364 m
  • Grossmünster380 m
  • Bahnhofstrasse0.5 km
  • Fraumünster0.5 km
  • Kunsthaus Zürich0.5 km
  • Paradeplatz0.6 km
  • Schweizerisches Nationalmuseum0.7 km
  • Museum Bärengasse0.7 km
  • Bellevueplatz0.7 km
  • Bürkliterrasse0.8 km



Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

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Average price (weeknight)

C$ 464
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Top tips for your stay at Hotel Platzhirsch

  • How long should you stay at Hotel Platzhirsch? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 4 days.

FAQs when booking at Hotel Platzhirsch

  • Where is Hotel Platzhirsch located?

    Hotel Platzhirsch is located at Spitalgasse 3 in Altstadt, 0.2 km from the centre of Zurich. Rathaus is the closest landmark to Hotel Platzhirsch.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Hotel Platzhirsch?

    Check-in time is 2:00 PM and check-out time is 12:00 PM at Hotel Platzhirsch.

  • Does Hotel Platzhirsch offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Hotel Platzhirsch offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is Hotel Platzhirsch from the airport?

    Hotel Platzhirsch is 9.3 km from Zurich.

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Value for money


Distance to downtown

0.2 km

Nearest Airport


Distance to airport

9.4 km