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The urban design & lifestyle hotel in Zurich

The Placid Hotel in Zurich: perfect for cosmopolites, business travellers and leisure seekers. A hub for countless threads that converge and separate again. Urban lifestyle, modern design, authentic encounters. Though deeply rooted in the Altstetten quarter, it is still open to the world.



Hotel near city centre

Hotel near city centre

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We are your hosts

Hotel Manager Martin Heyne and his team dedicate themselves to hospitality at the Placid Hotel Zurich. Open dialogue, genuine appreciation; every employee becomes a host out of pure conviction. Come and meet us!

Tailored to your business

What does a business and seminar hotel in Zurich need? The Placid Hotel offers even more: 100% Wifi cover, five multifunctional conference rooms, a lobby with coffee table, printer and scanner. Welcome to our new co-working space!


Your room at the Placid Hotel

Top-quality furnishings, urban chic. Large windows, a panoramic view right across the roofs of Zurich. A Samsung tablet as digital concierge. Time for a rain shower? Sure, but first a Nespresso. Your coffee machine is ready and waiting.

Real Buckhuser, truly authentic

The Buckhuser is a lively, friendly restaurant with heart and soul. Lounge, bar, bistro and restaurant unite in one popular meeting place in the heart of Zurich-Altstetten. On the table: newly interpreted classics featuring regional ingredients. Enjoy!

Say hi

Questions, wishes or feedback? Send us a message and we will reply as soon as we possibly can.

Placid Hotel Zurich
Buckhauserstrasse 36
8048 Zürich-Altstetten

+41 (0)58 204 90 90
[email protected]


Latest news

Excellent reviews

87 of 100 points with TrustYou

Measures in response to the coronavirus

Cleanliness and hygiene are very important to us

New Placid E-Scooter

The new e-scooters are available from mid of July

Holidaycheck Award 2020

We are looking forward to the summer season!

Lifestyle Magazin Ignant presents Placid Hotel Zurich

Current review about the Placid Hotel Design & Lifestyle Zurich

New menu for the reopening

Look forward to fresh delicacies from the Buckhuser kitchen!

Breakout Rooms & Private Offices

New rooms to rent for every hour!

One of the best business hotels in the world

Business travel specialist Egencia has evaluated the top 100 of the world's most popular business traveler hotels and we are one of them!

Electric car charging point in our garage parking

Charge your electric vehicle and enjoy the charging time in the restaurant Buckhuser. Hot meals served from 6:30 am to 11:00 pm

10% restaurant discount for direct web bookings

Book directly and benefit from a voucher of 10% discount in our restaurant.

Roast Beef Special

Enjoy our new roast beef dishes

Free entrance to Zoo Zurich

Up to 4 free tickets to the zoo Zurich are available daily! No reservation, - first come first serve!

Reduced entrance fee for Zurich Thermal Baths & Spa

Entry to the thermal bath for only CHF 33.00

Bitcoin accepted here

For room bookings we accept Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash!

Summer time

Service on our sunny terrace starts on May 11th

Travelmyth Award 2020

We are great again!

New offers with half board

Offers with breakfast and dinner for a small price

Accessible housing

Barrier-free and wheelchair accessible

New Lifestyle & Design Coworking Spaces

Coworking @ Placid Hotel Zurich

Tripadvisor Traveller's Choice 2020

Top reviews for hotel and restaurant


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Buckhuser homefree
25 September 2020

We take care of your kids while you are having dinner

Buckhuser homefree
30 October 2020

We take care of your kids while you are having dinner

4th Anniversary Celebration
12 November 2020

Celebrate our 4th anniversary with us

Buckhuser homefree
27 November 2020

We take care of your kids while you are having dinner

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