Swiss Star Apartments West End

Weststrasse 1528043ZurichSwitzerland
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About Swiss Star Apartments West End

Swiss Star Apartments West End is a small pension set in Zurich’s Sihlfed district, just a short walk from the city centre and Helvetia Square.

Swiss Star Apartments West End offers a range of 14 guest units, all of which boast wooden flooring, en-suite bathroom facilities, flat-screen TVs and Wi-Fi connectivity.

Pets are welcome at this city centre property and guests are free to make use of the pension’s communal kitchen facilities.

Asian eateries and restaurants abound in the streets surrounding this pension. Ah-Hua serves Thai while Ya Ke specialises in Chinese. Guests can sample Japanese at Ikoo and Miki Ramen. For Mediterranean options, Don Leone and La Baracca offer Italian fare.

Located between Lochergut and Zurich-Kalkbreite-Wiedikon tram stops, this property offers guests easy access to the old town area and the shores of the city’s eponymous lake. The Paradeplatz, the Swiss National History Museum and the Urania Observatory are accessible from this property by public transport.

Contact

Weststrasse 152, 8043, Zurich, Switzerland
Telephone: +41(43)2555757 | Fax: +41(43)2555758 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Internet
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Comfortable accommodation, exactly as advertised

The all-around standard of accommodation at this Zurich pension is solid. Rooms and units were found to be comfortable and generously-sized, with the beds particularly cosy. Many were quick to note that the rooms here are presented exactly as they are shown online. This honest approach won many fans.

Perfect for self-caterers

This property was popular with those looking for simple accommodation in Zurich, but the in-unit amenities were a cut above the basic. In particular, guests really liked the communal kitchen facilities here, which helped them to cut down on dining costs. This property is also located close to a few supermarkets, another plus for self-caterers.

Guests liked check-in system

There is no on-site reception team here; rather, guests received their keys by inputting a code sent to their mobiles into a box just outside of the property. This process resulted in a swift check-in/check-out experience, a point that was highly praised, especially among seasoned travellers.

Negative Reviews

No staff available for queries

Despite its convenience, there was a flip-side to this property's unmanned check-in system. Indeed, the process proved to be a challenge for those who had questions about the area or for those who had problems with their accommodation.

No lift

Guests - and especially those with heavy luggage - were unhappy to find that this property does not have a lift. Those caught out resorted to lugging their bags up the stairs of this pension, a point that was found to be inconvenient.

Very small bathrooms

While the units themselves were praised for their overall spaciousness, the bathrooms at this property were something of a letdown. In fact, many guests struggled in these overall tiny spaces.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 424 reviews across the web
6.9 /10
  • ebookers.com
    8.0 /10
  • Other Sources
    7.5 /10
6.9 out of 10 based on 424 reviews