Widder Hotel

Rennweg 7, Zurich, Switzerland
49 Rooms
Cutting-Edge & Quiet
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MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

Throw out the stereotypes about Zurich and its stuffy bankers and chocolate shops—the Widder defies all these with strikingly inventive design, while never forgetting about the fundamentals that make Swiss hotels some of the most professional in the world.

Cobbled together from eight medieval townhouses on the Old Town side of the Limmat river, the Widder′s traditional exterior gives away no hint of the ultramodern interiors inside. No two of its 42 rooms are alike, and in fact each building′s interior differs widely—expect anything from architecture-office chic, metal catwalks suspended by cables, to a sort of arts-district loft-renewal look, with visible ceiling beams and exposed brick or stone walls, to the beyond-traditional baroque looks of the Haus zum Pferch, with its ornately carved woodwork and minimal modern furniture.

All are aesthetically pleasing, the designs fully realized—you′ll not likely have the sense of having drawn one of the “off” rooms, no matter where you end up—and all are exquisitely comfortable, no corners cut in furnishings or fixtures. And that celebrated, unflappable Swiss hospitality—we′ve seen hotels this gorgeous, elsewhere in Europe, marred by spotty and forgetful service, courtesy of amateur staffers seemingly cast for their looks. Not so here: though by and large young and not unattractive, the Widder′s help is as cool and efficient as they come.

Zurich has always been mad for jazz, and that′s the theme at the Widder Bar. What, you were expecting a bass-thumping disco? Not likely in this town, where locals avoid using running water after midnight, so as not to wake the neighbors. There are options for the nightlife enthusiast, just not directly underneath any of the guest rooms—which is, as any number of you can attest from personal experience, a decidedly good thing.

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Widder Hotel
Rennweg 7, Zurich, Switzerland

Amenities & Services

  • Free wi-fi
  • Self service parking (charges apply)
  • Off street parking
  • Valet parking
  • Bar
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hour room service
  • Spa treatments (on request)
  • Gym
  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • Concierge
  • 24 hour front desk
  • Doctor on call
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Babysitting (on request)
  • Garden
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Wake-up service
  • Wood burning fireplace
  • Library
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Pet Friendly
  • Pets allowed (charges apply)
  • Boardroom
  • Business center
  • Golf nearby
  • Shopping area nearby
  • EV Charging Station
  • Cribs (subject to availability)
  • Parking
  • Shuttle service
  • Designated smoking area

Need to Know

  • Guests aged 12 and up must be booked as adults. Cribs are available free of charge for children aged 2 and under. Extra beds are available for children ages 3 - 11 for CHF 70 per child per night. Extra beds are available for guests aged 12 and up for CHF 90 per person per night. Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay. All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.
Check in: 15:00
Check out: 12:00

Credit cards accepted

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