We will be overnighting in Zurich before flying out to London. Can anyone suggest a hotel within walking distance of the Train station. I realize Switzerland is expensive, but would like to keep it around $150/night. Thanks....Gary
Pension Hotel St Josef
Believe it or not, the Marriott was close, fit your price range and was a nice, typical Marriott. However, not a memorable, European hotel stay if that is what you are seeking.
We stayed at http://www.walhalla-hotel.ch/en/frameset.html in Dec 2008.
I believe it was just past platform 18. Rates much be a bit more than what you are looking for. The hotel was fine but nothing special.
Thanks everyone, for the advice. Will let you know how I make out....Gary
another vote for Pension St. Joseph. you can walk from station to hotel.don't take outside stairs from one street to the St.Joseph street with luggage, there is a ramp a little further up to pull luggage.
we stayed on the 4th floor- a room with shared bath- very clean, always available, and many windows that looked out onto street with trams going by. I liked the hotel very much.
toward the lake, go to the Globus department store. in the basement is the best deli you'll ever find. also, you must try the Springerli chocolate 'truffle du jour'.best in the world. they have a shop in the downstairs shopping place at the train station and on the Bahnhofstrasse
Again, thanks to all for the responses. Our plans have changed and we are now going direct to Zurich airport from Bern. I must say though that the St. Josef sounded to be just what we were looking for.