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Hotel St. Josef
Ranked #28 of 138 Hotels in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 18 April 2014 via mobile

I stayed here on a recent visit to Zurich. It was our first stop of the trip. We arrived around 10 in the morning and our room was ready which was a pleasant surprise. The staff was VERY helpful giving us tips for exploring the city and answering all questions! The room was perfect size for what we wanted. The beds were so comfortable and welcomed after our long flight. The location was a perfect distance from the Zurich "HB" train station. The location was also perfect for walking and exploring the old town. There are many restaurants and shops very near by. I would say again!

Stayed: April 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 12 April 2014

Trying to find a reasonably priced, central hotel is a challenge in Zurich but I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Hotel St Josef. Within 10 min walk of train station, 3 min from old town, 10 min from shopping, free water dispenser on every floor, buffet style continental breakfast, tea/coffee in the room, spotlessly clean, quiet, spacious rooms, it has everything you need. Staff are very helpful and friendly, when we said we were leaving very early they prepared lunch packs for us to take with us. When we asked for extra pillows they were delivered immediately. They even put some beer in the fridge for us on request! There are lots of generic hotels in Zurich but St Josef has Swiss charm and a team working to make your stay peaceful.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 11 April 2014

I was in Zurich on a one day business trip. At first it looked that finding a hotel is easy, however when I started comparing room prices with the rooms apprearnce I was quite surprised. The "cheap" hotels (under 200€ a night) looked somewhat shabby, the expensive ones (over 200€) were too expensive but looked quite good.
And then I discovered St. Josef's hotel. Hotel is located within a walking distance from the old town. It looks amazing on the outside and inside it's also very nice, clean, room is spacious with king size bed. Staff is friendly and helpful. Breakfast is a bit simple, but you will not starve :)
I would definitely stay here again.

Stayed: April 2014, travelled on business
2  Thank Blumit
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Reviewed 8 April 2014

A modest hotel, very close to the centre of Zurich representing very good value for the price. Only a 2-3 minute walk from the old part of the city and only a few minutes more to the main rail station. No frills, clean and well run. A good continental breakfast buffet was included in our tariff, but we did not eat in the restaurant, so can't really comment.

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Reviewed 23 March 2014

We have stayed at the St Josef several times and keep going back every time we stopver in Zurich. Very well priced (by Zurich standards) and close to the main HBF train station and tram stop (7-10 minutes walk). A taxi from the station costs $10-15 if you have heavy bags - as it is a bit of an uphill walk from the station right at the end. We usually stay in a "comfort" room which is their intermediate standard and the rooms are always spotless, spacious and very comfortable. Some have small bathrooms but others are more generously sized so if it bothers you request a larger bathroom as they are available, The food and service in the Timeout restaurant is excellent. The staff are always very friendly and obliging.

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  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank ShellyR
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Reviewed 22 March 2014

We stayed at the hotel for a week recently and it was a great experience. Nothing bad to say. Very quiet and the staff is very friendly. It is modest but in a great way. If you don't need excessive amenities and just want a comfortable place to stay, this is perfect. It is very convenient to the main train station (short walk) and also right next to the old town.

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled on business
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Reviewed 19 March 2014

The rooms are clean and very quiet, but do not offer any unneeded luxury. The hotel is well located and within walking distance of the university.

The staff is friendly and helpful.

If we would visit Zurich again, I would definitely go back to this hotel.

  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled on business
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Additional Information about Hotel St. Josef

Address: Hirschengraben 64-68, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Zurich > Zurich > Hochschulen
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#11 Family Hotel in Zurich
#26 Romantic Hotel in Zurich
#30 Business Hotel in Zurich
Price Range: £117 - £181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel St. Josef 3*
Number of rooms: 46
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
In our charming hotel you will find everything you wish for your holiday or business stay. Our house is located close to the main station of Zurich , only a few steps from the Old Town and the famous Bahnhofstrasse. Theater, cinema, opera house, museums , ETH and University are within easy walking distance . A short walk takes you to the beautiful lake promenade of Zurich . ... more   less 
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