Hotels in Zurich, Basel and Interlaken

Aug 3rd, 1999, 04:21 PM
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Jena
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Hotels in Zurich, Basel and Interlaken

Interested in mid-priced, nice hotels with parking and private bath in these cities (going this September). Any feedback would be appreciated.
 
Aug 3rd, 1999, 06:08 PM
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Bob
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Interlaken: We stayed at the Swiss Chalet last November. Nice place. Built for the ski crowd, but nice rooms. Interlaken has a large tourist office on the main street in town. We just went there, told them our price range and they showed us what available. You may want to try to contact them from here before you go. Be sure and see Murren. Nice area.
 
Aug 3rd, 1999, 06:54 PM
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We stayed at the Hotel Weisses Kruez--very nice. You can see it on the Interlaken home page. Be sure to shop at the Bucherer store for watches, clocks, etc. My watch has been working for years & they have people in US certified to work on them. Also, we ordered Xmas gifts from their web site, they arrived safely & the Bucherer people emailed to be sure everything was ok. Super place.
 
Aug 10th, 1999, 03:55 PM
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RH
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I agree about the Swiss Chalet - good value off season. Enjoy.
 
Aug 11th, 1999, 06:15 AM
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Jena,
For Zurich, you might want to consider staying in the suburbs. I found a wonderful hotel in Kussnacht on Lake Zurich called L'Ermitage (at www.ermitage.ch). It's a four-star hotel with a five-star restaurant; it's also about 100 chf cheaper than comperable four-stars in the city. It's about 40chf taxi ride from the main train station, but only about 5chf (the fourth stop, I think) on the s-bahn. The lake-view rooms are more expensive, but you can get the same view from the restaurant terrace. I loved the combination of peaceful location and convenience to the city. It's one of my favorites!

suzann
 
Aug 11th, 1999, 01:36 PM
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For Interlaken see http://twenj.com/swisshtlbo.htm

But why stay in Interlaken? Why not in the mountains instead of outside them. See http://twenj.com/bovisit.htm

Ed
 
Aug 11th, 1999, 03:33 PM
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Zurich -- there is a Comfort Inn -- no atmosphere, particularly -- but well located for seeing the older part of the city -- about $120 per night -- fenced parking lot about 2 blocks from the hotel.
 
Aug 12th, 1999, 07:20 AM
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We stayed at the Hotel Lotschberg in May --- recommended in Rick Steves' book. Nice, clean place with good size private bath, parking nearby and close to the grocery store and train station. We paid approximately $100 for their mid-size room. As an added plus, Fritz and Susi, the owners, speak wonderful english!
 
Aug 14th, 1999, 07:41 AM
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Hi, Jena. In the old town of Zurich near the Limmat River, I've had the chance to stay at Hotel Helmhaus and Hotel Rossli. Both hotels have reasonable rates, and rooms are very clean.
 
Aug 16th, 1999, 12:49 PM
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I stayed at the Hotel Walla Walla in Zurich. It is a two minute walk to the main railstation. The room was very nice, and about 90CHF per night for one person. There were several museums within a short walk.
 
Aug 16th, 1999, 05:30 PM
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After spending a week in Spain this November, we fly into Zurich for one night.

I'm looking for a unhotel like hotel close to the airport. We would like to see a little of the city and also eat our evening meal someplace nice and unusual. We fly home the next morning. Thanks for any ideas.
 
Aug 16th, 1999, 08:09 PM
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You can stay right in Zurich and take the train to the airport-it's just a ten minute or so ride. That would be more interesting and scenic than staying by the airport. We had a lovely dinner on the terrace of the Hotel Storchen-they have a very nice restaurant that sits up over the river and the view at night is wonderful. The hotel looks nice, but it was a bit pricey for us(Zurich hotel rates are very high). Many of the hotels are within walking distance of the station and depending on your budget you should find one that is suitable.
 
Aug 17th, 1999, 07:27 AM
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The Swiss tourist information have a web site were you can look for hotels in Zurich (and other places) and make reservations. If the hotel has a its own home-page, there is a link.
The url is: http://zurichtourism.ch/index_e.htm
 

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