As you walk into the Leoneck Zurich hotel guests are greeted by the fresh, crisp decor and a lobby that is bright, but as you will find out the single most outstanding feature of the Leoneck Swiss Hotel is the staff.
You can have all the most beautiful decorations in your hotel, but if your staff don’t shine, other aspects lose out.
And the staff at this Zurich hôtel are nothing short of fantastic. The amazing hospitality from the day and night desk staff, the restaurant staff and the friendly housekeeping crew is the one thing that has stuck with us even after leaving the hotel.
Friendly, polite and engaging are words that pop into my mind immediately. They are all brilliant at their jobs, and you can tell with the way they go about their day within the petite hotel.
The Leoneck Swiss Hotel is located in the heart of Zurich, within an easy walk from all the attractions. Tramways number 6 and 10 also stop right out the front of the hotel.
These will take you to the main station, where you can transfer to other points of the city. For many people, Zurich is the gateway to Switzerland. You will find the Leoneck hotel Zurich has a distinctive Alpine feel about it with the pictures that are on display around the lobby and into the restaurant onsite.
The rooms at the Leoneck are super comfortable
You will find 5 floors of rooms that are both well-appointed and comfortable for couples and families. We stayed in a family room that easily accommodated the four of us.
A nice touch was the small Toblerone sitting on all our pillows when we arrived. It is the little touches like this that separates a good hotel from a great hotel. And we can guarantee with this our girls were immediately in love.
The rooms have a desk, flat-screen TV and coffee pod machine. Some hotels have coffee pod machines, but no pods. The Leoneck supplies you with 4 pods a day, enough for a few cups of coffee before and after you explore Zurich.
A flat screen TV with channels in various languages. For us, we were surprised and happy with the number of English channels on offer here. Everything from news, kids channels, drama, and movies were available.
It gives the kids another option besides the free Wi-Fi all the time. The bathroom had a shower/bath stocked with soaps and shampoos for your Switzerland with teenagers holiday.
Some rooms come with a balcony that includes a table and chairs to sit on. Our room had a balcony facing the downtown area of Zurich. The city skyline is impressive in the day and night.
Some hotels talk about being green and environmentally friendly. The Leoneck Hotel Zurich puts its money where its mouth is and gives you a 10chf voucher to use in the bar if you don’t have your room serviced.
The hotel has a 24-hour front desk that sells snacks and even a bottle of Swiss wine. Before I mentioned the amazing staff, well I went downstairs early to do some work on the computer in the comfortable lobby area.
I went to buy a diet coke when the overnight staff member on the front desk inquired if I had breakfast with our room.
I said yes, and he said would like a coffee instead, I will grab you one it is included with your breakfast. I thought wow now that’s going the extra mile. Some hotel staff would have just taken the money. Not here, the Hotel Leoneck sets high standards. The lobby area has seating on comfortable lounge chairs, so you can check social media, read the paper or just watch life in Zurich travel by outside the window. The facilities at Leoneck are very comfortable.
Related Post: When you have finished enjoying the Leoneck Hotel, it is time to see the sights of Zurich with your family. We have a great guide on things to do in Zurich with teenagers
Eating in at the Leoneck is a must
The restaurant on site is nicely decorated with a comfortable modern Swiss industrial feel. The restaurant showcases the best of Swiss wines, food, and beers. The attentive staff were more than happy to talk us through the selection of wine and provide us with a taste test.
Luckily we travel with our teenage daughters who are happy to use the super-fast internet in the room while we sampled the good stuff downstairs in the restaurant. Mind you the deserts were to die for as well. Our fantastic host Elena was superb with her recommendations.
The restaurant doubles as the breakfast bar. Leoneck Swiss hotel breakfast is buffet style with an all-you-can-eat option. The buffet leans heavily on the fresh food of Switzerland. You will find fresh cheeses, yoghurts, fresh in-season fruits, cereals, and vegetables waiting for you, not to mention the favourites such as bacon and eggs.
Great coffee and refreshing fruit juices are on demand. Leoneck boutique hotel Zurich restaurant breakfast is a great way to start the day.
The hotel Leoneck Swiss features six private parking spaces for anyone arriving by car. The private garages are underneath the hotel and located only a few meters from the front door.
The Leoneck Swiss Hotel Zurich is a great place for families and couples to stay. We will have no hesitation in making another reservation in the future.
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How to get to the Leoneck Swiss hotel
The Zurich Airport is located just 10 kilometres away from the hotel, making it a short trip from picking your bags up to checking into the hotel. The Zurich train station is a short 900-meter walk to the hotel.
This makes getting to and from Leoneck Swiss Hotel to Zurich train station an easy walk. You can also catch tram number 10 from the airport, it takes 30 minutes to get to the Haldenegg’ stop which is just beside the hotel.
How to get to Zurich Switzerland
Zurich is the largest international airport in Switzerland and the home airport of Swiss International Air Lines. The airport lies 13 kilometres north of the city centre. You can organise an airport transfer into the city here
Zurich is easily accessible by car. The Swiss Autobahnen in German, autoroutes in French, autostrada in Italian, autostradas in Romansch will get you to Zurich fast and efficiently. The A1, A3 and A4 Autobahns pass through Zurich.
Gare Centrale Zurich train station handles over 400,000 passengers a day. Many international trains arrive directly at the main train station from places such as Paris and Milan, and domestic trains from Geneva and Lucerne. Book your train tickets with Omio
The Zurich International bus station is located adjacent to the train station. You can make the voyage to Zurich by booking a ticket with Flix bus
Things to know about Zurich
We hope this article from us here at Wyld Family Travel has you inspired to take a trip to Zurich and stay at the Leoneck Swiss hotel Zurich Switzerland.
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