The best welcome I have ever received at a hotel from Mr. Schneider. Genuinely welcoming not the artificial welcome one usually gets (if that). Went out of his way to make dinner recommendations with candid and accurate assessments of the various possibilities.
Clean, very nice, great amenities. Expedia lied when it said the hotel is 5.4 kms from the airport. It cost be CHF140 in cab fare. I could have stayed at a 5 Star Resort next to the airport. Bad, bad Expedia!
Canon from Toronto, ON
The comfortable 4 star Thessoni Classic Zürich is located in a rural environment, close to the N1 highway and within minutes …More
We were flying out at 7 am the next day so this was a perfect place to stay that would allow that crucial, extra sleep time before we needed to leave. The room is a little small, but it is what could be expected for the location. The staff was friendly. We didn't get to try to restaurant.
"One very happy and surprised customer! 4.5 Stars."
I have been traveling to Europe for the last 30 years but this is the first time I have been to Zurich and Swissotel's staff, service, amenities, cleanliness and location helped to make my stay in Zurich even better than I had hoped for. All staff can easily and fluently switch between English and German (Swiss) with the greatest of ease, anything I asked of them was never too much and they were always willing to know more for everyone. The restaurant serves excellent meals throughout the day, breakfast was superior to all other places I have stayed (not free but worth paying for).
The swimming pool and spa area are located on the 32 floor with magnificent views of the valley. sadly there is no view of the lake or river, but still a great view.
The facility is very clean and modern feeling, the rooms were excellent and size was perfect (NOTE: not American oversized).
I would recommend this hotel to everyone, keeping in mind it is a short and easy 5 minute train journey into the city center with Oetliker Banhof (Train Stn) right across the street. The airport is only 5 minutes from the opposite direction of the city center. All transfers are very easy.
Zurich is my new favorite city and my stay at Swissotel definitely contributed to my experience in a very positive way.
I would rate this hotel with 4.5 Stars out of 5, a 4.75 Star rating if it was within walking distance of the city center.
This hotel is a great place to stay if you are int he area. It has everything you need. Beds are comfortable, breakfast is well prepared with a lot of selections and the restaurant on the top floor has some surprisingly good food.
The staff is friendly and dealt well with the language barrier. Mine not theirs.
The only negative was that the bathroom had no place to hang anything. The floor always got wet and the layout of the bathroom was not ideal. It was clean and worked well but it could have been better with a few hooks and shelves.
Stay was extremely comfortable with an excellent set of staff at the reception desk or at the restaurant. Housekeeping staff deserve a special mention for their efforts. Breakfast spread was matching the expectations. Chef Coomar prepared the best omelettes as per individual requirements. It was a completely rejuvenating stay. We hope to come back to this property whenever we are in Zurich.
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