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Storchen Zurich Zurich

This luxury boutique hotel is set on the Limmat River in the heart of Zurich’s old city. Housed in a 650-year-old building, the Storchen Zurich combines traditional Zurich style with contemporary comforts and a homely feel. 

After a multi-million renovation, the interior is all about colossal vases, marble flooring, and a mauve and dove grey palette. The 67 spacious and tastefully appointed rooms and suites come with an art nouveau flair, velvet armchairs, arty wallpaper, and bathrooms of black marble. The hotel’s top suite, the Storchen Suite comes with a delightful terrace with impressive views.

River-facing La Rotisserie is the setting for breakfast. The showpiece is Barchetta, a glass-fronted café-bar that stretches from the square along the river and is often full of locals.

Storchen Zurich is ideally located close to Paradeplatz and the exclusive shopping district of Bahnhofstrasse, as well as the Kunsthaus Art Museum and the famous Zurich Opera House.

Storchen Zurich Information

Location & Getting There
The hotel is situated on the River Limmat in the center of Zurich’s old city, a 10-minute walk from Zurich’s main railway station and a 20-minute drive from Zurich-Kloten International Airport by car. 

Accommodation
The hotel has 60 rooms and 6 suites ranging from classic queen rooms (26-sqm) to the 80-sqm Storchen Suite. Each room is classically furnished and decorated in a color palette of blues and white with marble bathrooms and all modern amenities. Some come with balconies overlooking the river. Interconnecting rooms are available. 

Activities
There are endless historic and cultural sights to explore including museums, churches, and art galleries as well as hidden alleys and picturesque squares. You can also take a boat along the river.

Children
The hotel welcomes children and family accommodation is available. Babysitting can also be arranged.

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Why we recommend Storchen Zurich

Storchen Zürich is a centuries-old establishment with impressive river views and plenty of style and flair. Away from the sumptuous and arty rooms, if you’re lucky enough to be here over the weekend, enjoy brunch on the terrace overlooking the water, which is a very special place from which to watch the world go by. Look out for the live jazz that plays in the evenings, and soak up the vibrant atmosphere.

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