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Central Plaza Hotel

4.0 out of 5.0

Central Plaza Hotel

4.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Excellent location, friendly staff. Walking disance to public transportation, train station, downtown.

Had one in Zurich before headyto mountains for skiing. Perfect location- walking distance to everything & train. Got their early and room not ready so they upgraded us to a corner suite. Very clean, good spce( this is tough to say for European standards) and very comfy bed. Food & bar was also very good. If you’re in the bar and it’s someones birthday (my husband’s), ask for the washing machine shots. Yes there are two that you need to shoot together. Tasty, and not too much octane. Overall great experience at this hotel and would stay again.

It feels great when you reach the hotel after spending the whole day outside because the room is just so comfortable

Great and convenient location in city center with neauyiful front view facing the river. Lots of restaurants and near supermarket. Hotel room is not as clean as comparable hotels in U.S.. for example, quite a bit of trash under the sofa cushion. Sofa is a bit old so cushion slid off when you seat on it and shows the trash under it. Also they don't seem to sweep the floor if you stay there for multiple days. There are just too much furniture in the room making it hard to walk in the room.

Incredibly rude, unprofessional service at breakfast Sunday.

Nice hotel and very good location, very close of every thing!! Train, restaurats, tours!!

We had a wonderful stay. It is very close to the main train station and everything else. We arrived early and they had our room ready within 30 minutes. The staff was very helpful and professional. I would stay at the Central Plaza Hotel again even though I never did get the bathrobe I requested. I didn't ask again so I really can not complain.

This was my first time to zurich and did not know what to expect. To my surprise the Central Plaza Hotel was amazing! the hotel was centrally located, the rooms was fantastic and the staff was superb. This was one of the best vacations ever. The next time I return to Zurich, I will only stay at the Central Plaza Hotel. Home away from home!

5 min walk from Zurich HBH, close to restaurants. Perfect alternative to airport hotels.

Overall, the Central Plaza Hotel was great! The Concierge went out of his way for us a couple of times, for example helping with the internet connection. Two recommendations to the hotel manager: mattress on the bed was lumpy and could be replaced and a coffee pot in the room would be a nice convenience that American travelers would enjoy.

We like to find a hotel adjacent to the train station, both for getting settled quickly, but also for an easy walk when we depart. Central Plaza is perfect, and we were pleased with our stay. We tried to stay there as well ten days later at the end of our trip, but the rates had jumped too much, so reserve early.

Excellent staff from the door, hotel reception, to housekeeping. Outstanding customer service. All public transportation, museums, shopping and historic sights within short walking distance

Excellent location immediately across bridge from Zurich HB train station. Small rooms, but pleasant. Good breakfast for 26 CHF. We left hotel 20 minutes before train departure and were in our seats with ten minutes to spare.

The central location was perfect for us. Our room was compact but comfortable and clean. Breakfast was not included, but there are restaurants and a large grocery store nearby. The central train station & Bahnhofstrasse were just across the bridge over the Limmat River, and the old town is just to the south. The in-house restaurant was very good if very expensive. Given that Zurich is one of the world's most expensive cities, this hotel offers reasonable value.

Great location and efficient staff. Hotel is very well-kept but rooms are quite small.

Great location - close to the train station and major bus/tram hub. Also, close to the pedestrian blocks with numerous restaurants. Room was fine, clean. Service from desk was more than sufficient. With the great location does come some noise from the trams and general traffic of the area. We were there World Cup night so it got pretty noisy on the streets. Their windows kill off most of the noise but for a light sleeper, it would be difficult. Regardless, the service and location make it a super place to stay.

Check-in staff were not very helpfull as to vehicle parking. They directed me to a very expensive nearby garage that was not opened on Sundays so it would require I getting my car out of there early. Luckily a Parking Meter Maid advised me that there was free parking on the street from Saturday afternoon to Monday morning. The restaurant was very expensive.

Central 1 Zürich ZH

Hotel highlights

  • Walking distance to Swiss National Museum and Kunsthaus Zurich
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • 24-hour health club

Located in Old Town, Central Plaza Hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Swiss National Museum and within 15 minutes of other popular attractions like Kunsthaus Zurich. This 103-room, 4-star hotel has conveniences like a 24-hour health club, free in-room WiFi, and a 24-hour business center. It's connected to a shopping center in central Zürich, and also a short walk from Fraumuenster and Bahnhofstrasse.


Dining

You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge or visit the onsite restaurant for a bite to eat. Savor a meal from the privacy of your room with room service, or get a pick-me-up at the coffee shop/café. Buffet breakfast is offered for a fee each morning from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM.


Rooms

A TV comes with cable channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Beds are dressed in pillow menus and down comforters, and the bathroom offers a hair dryer and free toiletries. Other standard amenities include a minibar, a coffee maker, and free bottled water.


Property features

At Central Plaza Hotel, guests have access to a 24-hour health club, free WiFi in public areas, and a 24-hour business center. Self parking is offered for CHF 35 per day. The front desk has multilingual staff on hand 24/7 to help with luggage storage, concierge services, and securing valuables. Additional amenities include free newspapers, a terrace, and laundry facilities.

Room options

Junior Suite, River View

King 1 | Queen 1 | Sleeps 3

Suite, River View

Twin 2 | Sleeps 2

Standard Double Room

Twin 2 | Sleeps 3

Standard Single Room

Twin 1 | Sleeps 1

Guest reviews for Central Plaza Hotel

Everyone (6) Business (1) Couples (1) Family (5) Other (2) Friends (3)
5
Families

Excellent location, friendly staff. Walking disance to public transportation, train station, downtown.

By on Jun 9, 2019

Review comment responded on Jun 10, 2019

Dear Guest, thank you for your visit and for your perfect rating. We are glad that you enjoyed the location and our friendly staff. We would be glad to welcoming you back here in Zurich.

4
Everyone

By on May 14, 2019

Review comment responded on May 16, 2019

Dear Guest, thank you for your visit and for your good rating. It would be a pleasure to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards, Franziska Kläy, Management Assistant

5
Everyone

Had one in Zurich before headyto mountains for skiing. Perfect location- walking distance to everything & train. Got their early and room not ready so they upgraded us to a corner suite. Very clean, good spce( this is tough to say for European standards) and very comfy bed. Food & bar was also very good. If you’re in the bar and it’s someones birthday (my husband’s), ask for the washing machine shots. Yes there are two that you need to shoot together. Tasty, and not too much octane. Overall great experience at this hotel and would stay again.

By on Jan 26, 2019

Review comment responded on Jan 26, 2019

Dear guest, thank you very much for taking time to share your feedback. We are delighted to hear that you were so happy with our service and amenities. We hope we can welcome you back soon and make another special occasion memorable for you.

5
Everyone

It feels great when you reach the hotel after spending the whole day outside because the room is just so comfortable

By on Dec 28, 2018

Review comment responded on Dec 31, 2018

Dear Guest, thank you for your visit and for your wonderful rating. We are delighted to read that you really enjoyed the comfortable room. Happy new year 2019, Franziska Kläy, Management Assistant

4
Everyone

Great and convenient location in city center with neauyiful front view facing the river. Lots of restaurants and near supermarket. Hotel room is not as clean as comparable hotels in U.S.. for example, quite a bit of trash under the sofa cushion. Sofa is a bit old so cushion slid off when you seat on it and shows the trash under it. Also they don't seem to sweep the floor if you stay there for multiple days. There are just too much furniture in the room making it hard to walk in the room.

By on May 15, 2018

Review comment responded on May 22, 2018

Dear Guest, thank you for your visit and for having taken the time to share your experiences. We regret to read that the cleanliness of the room did not meet your expectations. Your helpful feedback has been forwarded to our housekeeping manager who immediately took care of this issue. We are happy to hear that you like the location of the hotel and would be happy to welcoming you back here in Zurich. Kind regards, Franziska Kläy, Guest Relation

4

great location, comfortable rooms

Everyone

Incredibly rude, unprofessional service at breakfast Sunday.

By on Mar 14, 2017

Review comment responded on Mar 22, 2017

Dear Guest, thank you for your visit and for sharing your opinion. We regret to hear that our service team could not meet your expectations. Unfortunately we do not know what happened. Please accept our sincere apologies. Kind regards, Franziska Kläy, Guest Relation

5

nice hotel very good location

Everyone

Nice hotel and very good location, very close of every thing!! Train, restaurats, tours!!

By on May 12, 2016

Review comment responded on Sep 12, 2016

Dear Guest Thank for your stay and for your positive rating. It is nice to hear that you enjoyed the good location of the hotel and the city. Kind regards Franziska Kläy Guest Relation

5

central plaza hotel

Families

We had a wonderful stay. It is very close to the main train station and everything else. We arrived early and they had our room ready within 30 minutes. The staff was very helpful and professional. I would stay at the Central Plaza Hotel again even though I never did get the bathrobe I requested. I didn't ask again so I really can not complain.

By on Aug 17, 2014

5

great trip to zurich!

Families

This was my first time to zurich and did not know what to expect. To my surprise the Central Plaza Hotel was amazing! the hotel was centrally located, the rooms was fantastic and the staff was superb. This was one of the best vacations ever. The next time I return to Zurich, I will only stay at the Central Plaza Hotel. Home away from home!

By on Jul 12, 2014

4

great location

BusinessTravelers

5 min walk from Zurich HBH, close to restaurants. Perfect alternative to airport hotels.

By on Jun 19, 2014

Central Plaza Hotel

Central 1, Zürich, ZH 8001