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“Centrally situated in Zurich's Old Town, on the River Limmat. The Storchen has been a hotel for 650 years. Legend has it that it was named after two rare black storks which nested on its roof. Hospitable, excellent service & good food. Bedrooms are 80s style but ideal for business or pleasure.”

“Centrally situated in Zurich's Old Town, on the River Limmat. The Storchen has been a hotel for 650 years. Legend has it that it was named after two rare black storks which nested on its roof. Hospitable, excellent service & good food. Bedrooms are 80s style but ideal for business or pleasure.”

Hotel Review

This hotel has not yet been inspected and reviewed by the Hotel Guru but has been recommended by other guides we respect.
Recommended for
  • Historic
  • Richard Wagner was a guest here as was author John Irving, who immortalised the Storchen in 'A son of the Circus'
  • Restaurant
  • There are several dining options: the smart Rotisserie, the more informal Barchetta or the Boulevard cafe
  • City Style
  • Situated in the old city on the romantic Weinplatz
  • Good wine list

Recommended For

  • Historic
  • Richard Wagner was a guest here as was author John Irving, who immortalised the Storchen in 'A son of the Circus'
  • Restaurant
  • There are several dining options: the smart Rotisserie, the more informal Barchetta or the Boulevard cafe
  • City Style
  • Situated in the old city on the romantic Weinplatz
  • Good wine list
  • Designer Shopping
  • Disabled access
  • Traditional
  • Views
  • Conference facilities
  • Sit-out Terrace

Facilities

  • Restaurant
  • There are several dining options: the smart Rotisserie, the more informal Barchetta or the Boulevard cafe
  • Good wine list
  • Wifi
  • Sit-out Terrace
  • Internet
  • Car not required
  • Bar
  • Safe
  • Conference facilities
  • Business Centre
  • Views
  • Air conditioning
  • Satellite / Cable TV
  • Disabled access
  • 24 Hour room service

Activities

  • Designer Shopping

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Originally published by Sunday Times (view article)