Neo-classical Hotel Hotel Bristol is located in a quiet area in the heart of Zurich. It’s a five-minute walk from the main train station with frequent service from Zurich airport. Zurich airport is five miles away.
Rooms have modern décor and offer free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, desks and private bathrooms. Single through quadruple size standard and superior rooms are available. This is a smoke-free property.
The 24-hour front desk offers luggage storage and has a safe deposit box. There is concierge and dry cleaning/laundry service, laundry facilities and a small meeting room.
Wake for the complimentary continental breakfast. Explore the surrounding area’s many restaurants and bars.
Hotel Hotel Bristol is a mile from the famous shopping street Bahnhofstrasse. It’s a short walk from many other attractions including Old Town, the Swiss National Museum, Kunsthaus, ETH University and more.
Hotel Bristol is centrally located yet in a nice, quiet area. It's a short walk from the main train station, which connects you to the airport in less than 15 minutes and is just steps from the tram. It's also walking distance to numerous city attractions including Old Town, and to lots of restaurants, bars and shops. You are a block away from the river, which is nice for taking a stroll or going for a jog.
Clean, modern rooms
While rooms are rather basic, they are very clean and comfortable. They're furnished in a modern, minimal fashion and are comfortable and quiet. The larger rooms are good for families and some include balconies. Also, superior rooms have minibars with drinks included.
Good service and free breakfast
Staff is friendly and helpful; they go out of the way to make your stay pleasant and can provide helpful tourist information. The free continental breakfast is excellent with good variety and the service is efficient.
No air conditioning
Rooms at Hotel Bristol do not have air conditioning. This may be less of an issue in the off-season but during the summer, they get quite hot and uncomfortable. You can get a fan but really, it can only do so much.
There isn't much offered by way of amenities at Hotel Bristol. Rooms do not have AC or coffee/tea makers and standard rooms don't include a fridge. There is no restaurant or room service. It's acceptable if you just need a place to sleep for a few nights but don't expect anything fancy.
Expensive for what you get
The hotel is pricey for how basic the rooms and amenities offered are; that said, this is central Zurich and hotels are expensive here; the location is excellent.