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Hotel du Theatre by Fassbind
Ranked #71 of 137 Hotels in Zurich
Reviewed 6 February 2011

Reception staff was friendly, and spoke fluent English, which was great since I spoke no Swiss-German. I was given Room 412, a double [room] upon arrival. It had a double-sized bed, and it was very comfortable. The bathroom was a good size bathroom with a bathtub, free shampoo, conditioner and lotion; there was a hair dryer; shower had strong water pressure; and the water was nice and hot. I didn't eat breakfast at the hotel but one could for CHF 18 per person for buffet or CHF 10 for continental. There was also a restaurant/lounge in the hotel. The location was great. Close to Hauptbahnhof (central train station), to Bahnhofstrasse, to Kunsthaus, close to everything, really. And so I loved the location and the hot water. What I liked least: housekeeping on two separate occasions opened the door without knocking after the room had already been serviced. Weird. And with the communication gap, I had no idea why they wanted/needed to get in the room. Oh well. No matter, I still liked the hotel and the room.

  • Stayed: February 2011, travelled on business
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Reviewed 31 January 2011

Nice hotel in the old city center of Zurich, close to the train station. Elegant room with comforatble bed and nice bathroom. Excellent breakfast buffet. Suprised to see the bergbahn going up and down from the lounge. Very kind personell.

  • Stayed: January 2011, travelled on business
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Reviewed 9 October 2010

Stayed one night while in town with colleagues for work. Location meant you could get from the hotel door to check-in desk at the airport in 35-40minutes by using the trains from Zurich Hauptbahnhof.

The room was quite nice and decorated in a very tasteful way. Bathroom was modern, clean and spacious. Internet connection was not free but was fast and reliable.

The breakfast was mediocre with limited choice. The breakfast staff were attentive with coffees and the view out of the windows while having breakfast was pleasant.

  • Stayed: October 2010, travelled on business
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Reviewed 31 August 2010

Nothing is wrong with the hotel, the only problem is that the building next door is being torn down and they are replacing it with a new one. Work on the site starts relavitely early in the morning and results in no sleep after they start. Also the tram goes right past the hotel (downhill) which results noise from the tram brakes until the service stops at night. Not good for light sleepers.

  • Stayed: August 2010, travelled on business
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Reviewed 2 August 2010

Make sure not to have a room by t he tram, if you keep the window open during the night you might oversleep beacause you cramped up at night. Overall a nice clean hotel with small rooms if you are used to more space you might have an issue. The Hotel is located at Central station which is pretty close to everything in walking distance.

  • Stayed: July 2010, travelled on business
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Reviewed 5 July 2010

This hotel is in a great location, especially if you're arriving by train. It's just a short walk (even with luggage) from the station. We arrived at 4ish to find our room wasn't ready. We were allocated a couple of different rooms before we got one that we could use. We had booked a single room and a double room (with the double room costing quite a bit more) but were surprised to find that the single room had a bath, which the double didn't.
One pleasant surprise was a set of scales in the bathroom. Upon first noticing it I wondered why anyone would want to weigh themselves on holiday. But when we came to packing our luggage for an international flight, the scales were invaluable.
This hotel wasn't my first choice and I'd research more options next time..
Zurich was a lovely place to pass through, but all-round too expensive to stay any length of time.

  • Stayed: June 2010
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Reviewed 4 June 2010

This excellent hotel is located right in the city centre and brings you to all the great places Zurich has to offer. Bars, restaurants and shops just around the corner, trams take you further into the city. Great location to enjoy the nightlife are evenings out, allthough not very attractive for quiet romantic stays: there is some considerable traffic noise from the road alongside the hotel, but this isn't much of a problem.

  • Stayed: August 2009, travelled on business
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Additional Information about Hotel du Theatre by Fassbind

Address: Seilergraben 69, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Zurich > Zurich > Old Town
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#56 Romantic Hotel in Zurich
#61 Business Hotel in Zurich
Price Range: £96 - £221 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel du Theatre by Fassbind 3*
Number of rooms: 50
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