Hotel Hirschen - Reception

Address:   Niederdorfstrasse 13
8001 Zürich
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Phone:   +41-43-268 33 33
Fax:   +41-43-268 33 34

Our reception is opened 24 hours.


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Our house is located in the very centre in the old town of Zurich at the Niederdorfstrasse 13.
It is only a short walk of 10 minutes from the main station. For car parking we suggest the Parking lot URANIA which is nearby.
Within walking distance you find: opera house, lake, Landesmuseum, Kunsthaus, Bahnhofstrasse, University, various shopping possibilities, ...


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The new tenant: Hanspeter Graf

In July 2002, Hanspeter Graf, former tenant and host of the Falkenschloss, took over as the new tenant of the Hirschen Hotel and wine cave. Joining him are his wife Waltraud and daughter Melanie Graf. The restaurant "Mexicano" though is managed by Toni Navarro (restaurant Turm). The fully renovated Hirschen Hotel has 27 double and single rooms, all with shower/toilet, TV, phone, fax and internet connection und offers a nice breakfast room with morning sun where a rich buffet is open daily from 6.30am to 11am. For lunch this room can be booked for private and business meetings including consumption. The reception on the first floor, entry of theHirschenplatz is manned 24 hours. The arched cellar of the 17. century could be put back into its original state after it has been filled up with installations in the previous decades. In this cellar, Hanspeter Graf opened a wine cave that can be reached by the internal lift or by the Hirschengasse. The first steps lead over a glass covered draw well that dates back to the 14./15. century. The legendary wine cellar is opened daily from 4.30pm and invites to aperitif or to a glass of wine, with or without food. This room can be booked for private or business functions outside the opening hours as well.
For more information:

Family Graf, Hotel Hirschen, Niederdorfstrasse 13, 8001 Zürich, tel. 043 268 33 33, fax 043 268 33 34,

For historical and architectural questions:
Jürg Hanser, department for urban development, preservation of historic buildings and monuments and archaeology, Amtshaus IV, Lindenhofstrasse 19, 8021 Zürich, tel. 01 216 40 81 or
Hermann Obrist, IG-archeology, Giesshübelstrasse 62i, 8045 Zürich, tel. 01 454 40 20

Historische Weinschenke

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in einen spätmittelalterlichen Raum, den man über einen verglasten Sodbrunnen von 1340 betritt, der noch heute von Grund­wasser gespiesen wird und funktioniert. Dieser sakral anmutende Gewölbekeller


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