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Placid Hotel Design & Lifestyle Zurich

Architecture & design

The renowned E2A architects' office designed the Placid Hotel Zurich as a place for meetings in the Altstetten district. Built as if cast from one mould, it is inspired by the surrounding urban architecture. Natural materials and fluid transitions inside form the timeless design - our vision of modern cohabitation. 

Business & Lifestyle

The Placid Hotel Design & Lifestyle Zurich: perfect for business and city travellers. 115 rooms, lofts and suites, personal service, urban design. 5 conference rooms and a functional infrastructure are available for business and meetings. Finally, the Buckhuser restaurant: open to all. Here, in the heart of Altstetten, is where it all comes together.

Materials & Tailoring

Fair-faced concrete, clay plaster and glass portrays an impression of a sleek, timeless design. High quality, purity, naturalness, clarity, durability and timelessness characterize our materials. This concerns not only the construction and the construction materials, but also the facilities and materialization. We show the selected materials, we do not need to hide them. There is, for example, a smooth transition from the bathroom to the bedroom.

The concept of materialization runs through the whole building – from the hotel, to the nursery, the restaurant, the conference rooms and the offices runs like a red thread.

Furniture & Interior Design

Fair-faced concrete, clay plaster, cement mosaic tiles, wall covered in oiled oak, natural wood and glass meet designer pieces by Jürg Bally, Werner Max Moser, Knoll international, Bernard Albin Gras and many other masters of furniture design.


Our furnishing partner horgenglarus is the oldest chair and table manufacturer in Switzerland and is, in terms of design and quality with 135 years’ experience, a world leader in furniture manufacturing. The characteristic combination of form and function is the centre of focus. Classical, form completion, timelessness and high quality workmanship are the criteria according to which horgenglarus has been awarded with the predicate "World class – made in Switzerland".

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The Placid Team

Passionate hosts

The entire team warmly welcomes you to the Placid Hotel Zurich. We believe that hospitality means providing you with a particularly personal, open service. Together we hope to preserve and promote the open atmosphere which makes the Placid Hotel so unique - every day anew.

Further impressions of the hotel & the team you can find on Vimeo and YouTube

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