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“Excellent position, comfort, service”
Review of Hotel Opera Zurich

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Hotel Opera Zurich
Ranked #39 of 137 Hotels in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 17 August 2014

We have been staying, whenever in Zürich, at the OPERA or AMBASSADOR hotel (across the road, same management) every year for the last 10 years, and will keep coming back..
- A block away from the lake,
- behind the Opera House,
- a block away from Bellevue Platz,
- a number of excellent Restaurants (CONTI Restaurant across the road),
- two blocks away (easy walking distance) from Stadelhofen, the train station that will take you anywhere you want in Switzerland or Europe,
- a walk away across the bridge to the famous Banhofstrasse,
- on foot as well to museums and cinemas.
- excellent fast internet connection and all TV channels,
- even selection of your favourite pillow, which will be waiting for you with a chocolate...

WHAT ELSE DOES ONE NEED?

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  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled with family
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Rudolf_Zehnder, General Manager at Hotel Opera Zurich, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2014

Dear “Margarita S”.

Thank you very much for the top score! We are delighted to welcoming you every year for the last 10 years. Moreover, it is a pleasure to read that you are satisfied with our location and that you appreciate the fast internet connection, the different TV channels and our pillow menu.

We are very much looking forward to welcoming you soon back with us!

Rudolf E. Zehnder / General Manager

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Reviewed 8 August 2014

Great location, close to everything yet tucked away from busy streets. Room very clean and bath sizeable. Staff very helpful from making the reservations to checkout. Was here two nights and would absolutely return.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled on business
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Thank Theresa H
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Rudolf_Zehnder, General Manager at Hotel Opera Zurich, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2014

Dear “Theresa H”.

Many thanks for the 5-star rating! We are pleased to read that you were satisfied with our location, the clean room and our helpful employees.

We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future!

Rudolf E. Zehnder / General Manager

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Reviewed 3 August 2014

Although we only stayed for one night in this lovely hotel it was a very pleasant experience. The reception staff made us feel very welcome even offering a glass of refreshing lemon water. The room was elegant with a large very comfortable bed with quality linen. The bathroom was outstanding - spotlessly clean, spacious, with a walk-in shower and lots of good toiletries. Breakfast was delicious with a large choice of hot and cold dishes and all overseen by an efficient smiling lady. The hotel is 2 minutes from the lakeside so ideally situated. All in all it was a great place to stay. We would definitely return to Hotel Opera and next time aim to eat in the hotel restaurant across the street.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank CDL3
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Rudolf_Zehnder, General Manager at Hotel Opera Zurich, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2014

Dear “CDL3”.

Wow, thank you very much for this great comment and the top score! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you appreciated our welcoming reception staff. Moreover it is pleasing to read that you liked the elegant room, the spacious bathroom and our buffet breakfast. Thank you as well for mentioning our location and that we are a “great place to stay”.

I truly look forward to greeting you in the future!

Rudolf E. Zehnder / General Manager

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Reviewed 18 July 2014

While on a break from some work in Oberammergau, Germany my wife and I stayed at the Opera Hotel. Our experience was simply pretty good. Over all we enjoyed our stay.

The hotel has a very nice ambiance and is in good repair. Our room was rather large and was clear. The bathroom was large and clear as well. As I was only at the Opera for one night I can’t tell you too much about it, but I will say that the staff was friendly and the buffet breakfast, while a little pricy, was good.

This is a pretty good hotel for Zurich and if I were back in the city I would stay there again.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Rudolf_Zehnder, Geschäftsführer at Hotel Opera Zurich, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2014

Dear “Roger L”.

Great to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that you appreciated the clear room and the large bathroom. Moreover, we are delighted that you were satisfied with the buffet breakfast and our friendly employees.

Kind regards from Zurich

Rudolf E. Zehnder / General Manager

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Reviewed 1 July 2014

We chose this hotel because it had great reviews in Trip Advisor and the reviews were all correct. This hotel is centrally located near the old part of town, the Opera house, the Lake, and an easy Tram ride to the Banhoffstrasse for shopping, and the train station. We also chose this hotel because we had tickets for the Opera. The hotel is close to many good and excellent restaurants and cafes. The rooms we had were very comfortable, air conditioning works very well, and modern bathrooms with stall showers which was very welcome. The staff was friendly, very helpful, who were always willing to take time to give us information about Zurich and other parts of Switzerland we wanted to visit. The buffet breakfast was well worth the extra we paid for the room. It included all kinds of cheeses, fruit, breads and rolls, meats, and for Americans it even had scrambled eggs, potatoes, bacon, etc. All of the food was delicious and they put a pot of coffee on the table for each person. It was good for about 2 cups but if you wanted more they will bring it to you. The young woman who managed the breakfast nook was also the one waited on the tables and she was very friendly and accommodating. The Opera Hotel was a great find and if I return to Zurich I would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled with friends
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Rudolf_Zehnder, General Manager at Hotel Opera Zurich, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2014

Dear "d28drk".

Many thanks for your time to post this nice comment about our Hotel Opera and giving us this excellent rating. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed our location, your room including the air conditioning and the shower, as well as the buffet breakfast which has a lot of regional products. Thank you for the comment about the friendliness of our staff. We are of course delighted to pass this to our employees. We truly hope to welcome you once back with us for an Opera show or to visit the city.

Rudolf E. Zehnder / General Manager

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Reviewed 7 June 2014

Returned to the Opera Hotel for the 5th time! it really is a lovely Boutique Hotel with great proximity to everything I came to Zurich for... the lake, The Opera House, the old part of town, shopping, Stadelhofen (transport to airport)...
The staff are always welcoming and helpful!
Can't wait to return.... when Ballett Zurich are next performing Romeo und Julia!

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled with family
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Rudolf_Zehnder, General Manager at Hotel Opera Zurich, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2014

Dear “Lochness18”.

Thank you very much for this 5-star rating! It is a pleasure to read that we had the chance to welcome you for the 5th time at our hotel and that you are satisfied with our location. Furthermore, we would like to thank you for your kind comment about our welcoming and helpful employees.

We are looking forward to your next visit!

Rudolf E. Zehnder / General Manager

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Reviewed 22 April 2014

I have stayed at the Ambassador many times and now at the Opera, it's sister hotel. Both offer a good level of comfort for business visitors, and the location could not be better, right opposite the Opera House, next to the lakeside & a few minutes from Bellevue & Bahnhof Stadlehofen (with direct trains to the airport). Single rooms are not too small. Reception & restaurant staff are welcoming, and the free late night tea-making facilities in the lounge are a welcome bonus. Good choice on the breakfast buffet & coffee was good enough for 2nd helpings (I'm not usually a fan of hotel breakfasts). Good fish restaurant in the Ambassador Hotel plus there are numerous places to eat nearby.

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  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled on business
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HotelAmbassadorOpera, General Manager at Hotel Opera Zurich, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2014

Dear “JossM”.

Many thanks for your comment. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you were satisfied with our central location, the tea-making facilities in our lobby, our Swiss breakfast buffet and our Restaurant Opera. Moreover, it was a pleasure to read that you appreciated our welcoming employees.

It would be great to welcome you soon back with us!

Rudolf E. Zehnder / General Manager

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Additional Information about Hotel Opera Zurich

Address: Dufourstrasse 5, Zurich 8008, Switzerland
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Region: Switzerland > Canton of Zurich > Zurich
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service
Hotel Style:
#16 Business Hotel in Zurich
#28 Family Hotel in Zurich
#32 Luxury Hotel in Zurich
#58 Romantic Hotel in Zurich
Price Range: £137 - £262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Opera Zurich 4*
Number of rooms: 58
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
HOTEL OPERA, a name that will be music to your ears! Our private boutique hotel with a traditional atmosphere harmonizes perfectly with its classical surrounding. Located next to the famous Opera house, just a few steps away from the lake of Zürich, which is the perfect place for an early-morning jog, and the shopping mile „Bahnhofstrasse“, offering shopping at its very best. The airport and business centers are quickly and easily reached by public transportation. ... more   less 
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