Zurich

Hotel Glärnischhof

Travelzoo Staff

Why We Love It

  • Central location, close to Zurich’s financial district & old town
  • Two restaurants -- one specialising in seafood, the other offering regional dishes
  • Breakfast is included in the rate -- not to be sniffed at in pricey Zurich
  • Rooms feature coffee machines & a free welcome drink

Map & Directions

Zurich Airport is around 20 minutes’ drive from the hotel (taxi fares start at around CHF60), or you can take the train (around CHF9) into Zurich’s main railway station, Hardbrücke, then hop on a tram (number 6, 7 or 13, around CHF4,30) to Stockerstrasse -- the hotel is a 3-minute walk away. A taxi from Zurich Hardbrücke will take around 15 minutes and cost from CHF30, depending on traffic. If you’re driving, parking at the hotel is available and costs CHF32 per night.

Rooms & Rates

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Overview

With its central location, the 4-star Hotel Glärnischhof recommends itself. Add comfortable beds and two decent dining choices and you’re looking at a great option for a city break or business stay.

The hotel is a short walk from both Zurich’s Old Town and its financial centre. Bahnhofstrasse (for high-end retail therapy) is less than 10 minutes away, as is the lake -- you can bathe there in the summer. Zurich’s museums -- such as the Kunsthaus for fine art, the Migros Museum for contemporary works and the Beyer for time-keeping (because this is Switzerland) -- are scattered around the city, but excellent transport links mean you’re never far from a little culture.

There are two dining options at the hotel. Le Poisson mostly specialises in fish and seafood (vegetarians should probably look elsewhere) -- expect dishes such as lobster bisque with bavaroise or salt-crusted whole sea bass. Restaurant Glärnischhof offers more informal dishes and local specialities. Breakfast is included in the rate, and guests have free access to the Luxor Fitness Center in the same building.

Rooms are comfortable and simply decorated -- this is no design hotel. All have free Wi-Fi, LCD TVs and coffee machines, and you’ll find fresh fruit, mineral water and a welcome drink on arrival. Upgrade to a Relax Room or a Junior Suite for more space, separate seating areas and a king-size bed, or (if you’re a hopeless romantic) consider the dubiously named LoveRoom package, complete with flowers, champagne and extra-late check out.

Amenities

General

  • Bar
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Sauna / Steam Room
  • 100% smoke-free

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Airport transfer (fees apply)
  • Baby-sitting service on request
  • Concierge service
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Pillow menu
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Safe in reception (fees apply)
  • Business center

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Safe
  • Flatscreen TV

Internet

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas

Bathroom

  • Hair-dryer
  • Slippers

Parking

  • Parking (fees apply)
  • Valet service (fees apply)

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. Please check with the hotel.

Policies

Check-in: Standard Time is 3pm.

Checkout: Standard Time is 11am.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: Check-in time starts at 3pm Check-out time is 11am

Know Before You Go

  • Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.
  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
  • Construction is underway at a neighboring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work.

Fees

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: CHF 17 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: CHF 80 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: CHF 0.00 (one-way)
  • Self parking fee: CHF 40 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: CHF 40 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Mandatory Fees and Taxes

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: CHF 2.50 per person, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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