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4.4 out of 5

"Hotel location was excellent for our stay in Zurich. Very good breakfast and was very pleased with our room. I would recommend it to my friends. " More

By a verified traveler on Tue 22 May 2018

Hotel Description

3-star hotel near Swiss National Museum

Heart of Zürich

A stay at this Unterstrass hotel places you steps from Swiss National Museum and within a 10-minute walk of ETH Zurich. Also, Zurich Town Hall is within half a mile (1 km) and Kunsthaus Zurich is within 2 miles (3 km).

Free breakfast

This hotel doesn't skimp on freebies - guests receive free buffet breakfast and free WiFi. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the laundry service and free Internet in public areas. A computer station, luggage storage, and laundry facilities are also on offer.

Free WiFi, flat-screen TVs

The 56 guestrooms offer flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, along with free WiFi and hair dryers.

Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$119* Per night/room Dec 22 - Dec 23

Superior Quadruple Room

Bed Count 4 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Superior Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Quadruple Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Superior Triple Room, 3 Twin Beds

Bed Count 3 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Single Room

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Bristol Hotel ratings based on 11 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.4 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Bristol Hotel

Everyone (5) Family (2)
4 out of 5
ok good location near down town .....................

Posted by on Sep 6, 2019

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5 out of 5
Convenient to things in the city, clean, and nice staff. I really liked this hotel and would definitely stay there again!

Posted by on Jan 1, 2019

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5 out of 5
Great location, nice helpful staff, good breakfast, clean.

Posted by on Oct 3, 2018

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5 out of 5
Hotel location was excellent for our stay in Zurich. Very good breakfast and was very pleased with our room. I would recommend it to my friends.

Posted by on May 22, 2018

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4 out of 5

Good enough to stay for tourists

Pros: Clean and close to Zurich cental station
Double room is too small to unfold a travelling bag on the floor.

Posted by on May 9, 2016

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3 out of 5

Considerig prices in Zurich, the hotel was ok.

Pros: We'd wish that prices were a bit more reasonable, considering that this hotel is average.
Location: Accessibility to sights, shopping, the Duomo, and the train station is good and easy.
This hotel was ok, claen, generally satisfactory, but small. Hotel and other prices in Zurich are expensive............Switzerland, after all, is the most expensive country in Europe. Again, the hotel was ok. The staff and attentive and helpful. Breakfast was good and comprehensive, with an array of choices.

Posted by , from CA on Oct 4, 2015

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5 out of 5

Fantastic location and brilliant staff

I stayed at the Bristol on my last visit to Zurich and I'm attending a conference in August 2014 so I'll be staying there again.  It is perfectly located, reasonably priced, and meticulously run.  Few hotels I have stayed in have ever matched it for service or for competence of staff.

Posted by on Aug 14, 2013

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5 out of 5

Nice little hotel, friendly staff, good breakfast

Pros: Free breakfast, Close restaurants, Free Internet, Quiet
It was a nice hotel close to the Unviersity area. It's not fancy, but it was clean, the staff was very friendly and helpful, and the breakfast was good. The room was small but it had everything I needed - power and internet. If you want fantastic in Zurich you will have to pay a lot more, but this was a good value and nice place to stay.

Posted by , from Nashville, TN on Jul 9, 2011

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3 out of 5

good value and location

The location was great - we walked 3 blocks from the train station on arrival (it's an easy $5 trip from the airport by train to central Zurich). Everything is nearby. The hotel and room were spotlessly clean - typical for this country. The room resembled a college dorm - spartan furnishings, but good enough for our purposes. The lobby had a computer for internet use, which was useful. The breakfast included in the rate was okay. The bathroom was clean and modern. Only there was no hook to hang an article of clothing. Our trouble with the staff was that we needed to sleep a little upon arrival in the daytime after all night travel and jet lag and they seemed to be disturbed about this. They knocked on the door and the desk called us on the phone for no reason. I didn't know permission was needed to use the room in the daytime.

Posted by on Aug 11, 2007

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4 out of 5

Hotel Bristol

This is a solid hotel with friendly, helpful staff, a great location, and very clean rooms. Be aware, though, that it's a no frills, 3 star place with thin walls (I think it should be rated 2 star). Those who want an elegant Zurich hotel should look elsewhere.

Posted by on Jul 17, 2007

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Property Features

Free breakfast is available daily. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. A shuttle from the hotel to the airport at scheduled times is available for a fee. Tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and coffee/tea in a common area are also featured at the business-friendly Bristol Hotel. This 3-star Zürich hotel is smoke free.

  • 56 guestrooms or units
  • 5 levels
  • Buffet breakfast (free)
  • 1 conference room
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Computer for guest use
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet


  • Airport: Zurich (ZRH) (10.3 km / 6.4 mi)
  • Train station: Zürich Hauptbahnhof (0.5 km / 0.3 mi)
  • Metro station: Stampfenbachplatz Tram Stop (0.1 km / 0.1 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport drop-off
  • Parking:

Room Amenities

Bristol Hotel offers 56 accommodations with hair dryers. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Hypo-allergenic bedding and irons/ironing boards can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served free buffet breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 10 AM.

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time ends at 5 AM
  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available at scheduled times. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Airport transportation is offered at scheduled times. Fees may apply. For details, please contact the property in advance.


  • Check-out by 11:30 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for CHF 40.00 per day.


  • Pets are welcome and stay free
  • Maximum 1 per room
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information, you can reach out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. No onsite parking is available. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property does not provide air conditioning. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. No onsite parking is available.

  • Pets allowed (no fees)


Guests will 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've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: CHF 25.00 per person
  • Late check-out fee: CHF 80 (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: CHF 40.00 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Bristol Hotel Zurich
  • Bristol Zurich
  • Bristol Hotel Zürich
  • Bristol Zürich
  • Bristol Hotel Hotel
  • Bristol Hotel Zürich
  • Bristol Hotel Hotel Zürich

You should know

  • To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly using the information on your booking confirmation.

National Rating

Hotelstars Union assigns an official star rating for properties in Switzerland. This property is rated 3 stars.

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