Senator Hotel

Heinrichstrasse 254 / 256, Zurich, 8005, Switzerland
(4 star hotel)
#55 of 242 hotels in Zürich
Very Good (3.5 out of 5.0) 4 reviews
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Excellent 4 star hotel in Zurich

Great (4.0 of 5.0 stars)
by written on May 3, 2014

Hotel Senator is a well furnished 4 star hotel with approximately 120 rooms spread over four floors. The breakfast dining room is on the ground floor. The hotel comes with all the 4 star facilities such as mini bar, safe deposit box, satellite LED television and coffee/tea making facilities. The use of free wifi is also available in the rooms. The hotel has 24 hour reception which is an advantage to room guests.

The rooms are comfortable even though they are quite small. The rooms and bathrooms are cleaned daily with fresh towels. The staff are friendly and helpful. Lots of bars and restaurants are located within a stone's throw from the hotel. There is even a cinema located just opposite the hotel. However the cost of breakfast per person is 22.00 CHF which is quite expensive.

Unique Quality: The facilities in the hotel are worthy of a four star hotel. The main advantage to us is the location as it is located just 1½ kilometer from the main railway station HB. Lots of trams are passing tram stop Escher-Wyss-Platz which is located just a few minutes from the hotel. We usually did not have to wait for more than 5 minutes for a tram as all tram lines 4, 13 and 17 stop at the main railway station.

Directions: The hotel is located about 1½ km from the west of the city. It is easy to travel by trams from the hotel to the city; tram line 4, 13 and 17; tram stop Escher-Wyss-Platz. The tram stop is just a few minute walk from the hotel.

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Senator Hotel, Zurich, Switzerland

Good (3.0 of 5.0 stars)
by written on February 22, 2012

Hotel is located in Zürich West, many sites of interest such as the Technopark, the Musical Theater, the Schiffbau Theater and the Cinemax are within walking distance. Within easy reach are also the Art Gallery, the Opera House and the charming Lake of Zurich. Shopping area Bahnhofstrasse is kindda far, u need to take a cab ... In walking distance to Hotel r some bars and restaurants too, in case u dont want to go to downtown area ...

Rooms are just ok, w basic furniture, could be better, especially the bathrooms ... And also the breakfast is so so .... Unless u dont have any other option, its still ok to stay ...

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Not as good as expected

Bad (2.0 of 5.0 stars)
by written on February 26, 2006

The hotel was clean and pretty basic. A little disappointing considering the 4 stars it was given and the cost. The rooms were small and a little smoky smelling. Don't expect ANY nice views from here and also although double glazed the hotel was noisy through the day and at night, plus the noice from the streets was loud enough to wake you up. Struggled for clothing space. Our open wardrobe at 4 hangers between 2 people and 1 drawer. hardly enough to unpack a week's clothing. Also, you only get 1 pillow. There is no spares so if like me you need more than 1, take it yourself!
Be aware if you use the safe they stick a 50CHF charge onto your bill them remove it when you leave so dont worry! You can use the internet in the lobby for 5CHF for 15 mins. You get much better rates than this in the internet cafe in the city itself.
It is about 8 minutes tram ride away from the city and the trams are regular and easy to use. The area of Zurich West where this hotel was located was not great and a little intimidating at night (and I come from Bradford remember lol).
Breakfast was included in the price and god it was awful. If swiss prices weren't as expensive I would have skipped it after the first day. You get some awful potato stuff, chunks of meat (still unknown lol), not very nice boiled eggs, a couple of cereals, tinned fruit salad and bread. It is edible but certainly not 4 star standard (god Im a snob lol).

Directions: On the number 4 or 13 tram get off at Esche Wyss Platz and walk up Hardstrasse. Its on the left.

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Good Value for a 4 Star

Great (4.0 of 5.0 stars)
by written on March 23, 2005

I got the room off of Hotelopia by using the VT link. It was the first time I ever booked a hotel through VT and it was a good deal.

It is a typical mid sized inner city European hotel with clean, functional rooms and a decent restaurant. No big amenities but I didn't need any. Also it had a full sized bath which is what you don't get a lot of times.

I had room service one night and it was quick and very good quality.

Unique Quality: Easy public transportation and a good breakfast buffet. The breakfast was included in the room price of $113.00 per night.

Also it is located directly across the street from a cinema. I went to the movies one night and saw "Constantine".

Directions: From the train station take the #4 or #13 tram to Wes Platz Station

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  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center
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  • Pets Allowed
  • Shuttle Service
  • Bar / Lounge

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