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Storchen Zurich

Zurich, Switzerland

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Storchen Zurich
The Storchen Zurich is so beautifully maintained as a first-class hotel that at first glance it is difficult to conceive it has been in operation for over six centuries. Located in the heart of the old town, near the financial district and just two minutes from the famous Bahnhofstrasse, the Zum Storchen offers the charm and warmth of a quality hotel. Wine and dine in the authentic guildhouse atmosphere of the La Rotisserie restaurant. In summer, enjoy a meal on the unique terrace overlooking the river.
Hotel Address:
  • Storchen Zurich
  • Am Weinplatz 2
  • Zurich, 8001
  • Switzerland

Location Summary
The Storchen Zurich is situated on the romantic Weinplatz in the heart of Zurich's old city, fronting directly onto the River Limmat and just a few steps away from Paradeplatz and Bahnhofstrasse, the Fraumünster Church (with its Chagall windows), the Kunsthaus Art Museum and the Tonhalle Concert Hall. Picturesque alleys and squares surround the hotel along with marvelous opportunities for shopping.

Directions to Hotel
By car: Follow the signs for «City» and «See» (Lake), at Central, continue over Bahnhofquai into Uraniastrasse, along Sihlporte into Talstrasse. At Bürkliplatz, turn left into Stadthausquai. At Münsterplatz turn right into the Storchengasse.

By train: The hotel is only a 10-minute walk from Zürich's main railway station.

By plane: The hotel is only 20 minutes from Zürich International Airport by car/taxi , or 30 minutes by shuttle bus.
Note Bene
It is not known exactly how the hotel got its name «Zum Storchen». Legend has it that the name was adopted after a pair of rare black storks nested on its roof. In 1357 the «Hus zum Storchen» was mentioned in the tax records for the city of Zürich for the first time and just over 100 years later, it was specifically described as an inn.
Banquets & Meetings
A sophisticated setting in which to hold business and family events for up to 120 guests, offering a wide range of banqueting facilities.
Fine Dining On Site
Dine in La Rôtisserie, our grill-room with the traditional guildhouse atmosphere. Enjoy moments of relaxation and conversation in the Storchen Piano Bar. Have a summer meal on our Terrace directly over the Limmat River.

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Hotel Amenities
  • - Banquets & Meetings
    - Business Center
    - Disabled Access
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - High Speed Internet
    - Pets Allowed