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BIJOU in pedestrian area with dish washer and Wifi

Bedrooms Studio
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 14 nights


About the property

a very central located charming flat with wifi, tv, dish washer, floor heating, powerfull shower and bath with window

in the heart of zurich city centre

lovely furniture

close to main train station, river, lake and all shops, restaurants and bars


do you like the living in the charming practical pedestrian area?

with bars and restaurants just outside the door?

not far from the main station, the river & lake?

you will also have a dish washer

oven and nespresso machine are also available

WIFI is available ofcourse

as well as some beautiful pieces of furniture

fresh towels, pillows, linen etc.

feel very welcome!

The Zurich Lower Village (popularly Doerfli or Niederdörfli) is a part of the old town of Zurich. It extends from Central to Stüssihofstatt. The Lower Village is located in the district town hall and thus part of the City District 1 City of Zurich. Is tightly connected to the Zurich Lower Village to the upper village, which lies between the Bellevue and Raemistrasse and Lower Village and forms for most visitors and residents to the low-village one unit.

The Lower Village is known primarily as entertainment district. In addition to numerous bars and restaurants, there are also cinemas, shops and clubs.

this flat is normaly just for one or two person.

as of one enquire a goo single folding mattress can be adapted for short term for a third person (but please clarify upfront with me)

washer & dryer

the flat is a non smoking flat

Die Nachbarschaft

lake, river main train station

cafes, restaurants etc all very close by

you are staying in the pedestrian area and so have anything just around

You just need some seconds to be at the river named "Limmat"

Also the lake and train station is not longer than 5-7 minutes walking

enjoy and discover the old town and this beautifull city

what to to best for a start?

Go for a coffee in "Jules Verne" - just enter the restaurant named "brasserie lipp" in Uraniastrasse 9 and take the lift to the top and enjoy the view - its just on eminute away, crossthe bridge to the little tower on the other side...

2,50 chf city taxes can be arised per day/person

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 8, 2017

Why Owner/Manager chose Switzerland

top located if you want to stay in the heart of zurich city centre - pedestrian area

you will find shops, restaurant, bars direct around

first floor with elevator


towels, linen etc

What makes this apartment unique

walk to the main train station, the river etc


Zurich town hall Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Elevator
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(6 traveler reviews)

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BIJOU in pedestrian area with dish washer and Wifi
average rating of 2.8333333 based on 6 reviews
Ann Arbor

Huge Disappointment!

  • 1 of 5

We were hugely disappointed that the apartment we were given was substantially inferior to the sleek, beautiful one pictured on the VRBO website. When questioned about this, the owner indicated that the apartment he had placed us in was actually an “upgrade” from the one we believed we were renting. If this is the case, we can only imagine that the original apartment must be grossly misrepresented on the website.

The owner offered to let us see the original apartment, but when we “Google Mapped” it, we noted that it was across the river in a different section of the city. We decided that it was not worth dragging our luggage over there for an apartment that we had already been warned was inferior to the one we had been provided. Our experience was actually remarkably similar to that reported in the review posted for December, 2015. Unfortunately we had secured the rental in October when we were first planning our trip, so did not see that review prior to our arrival.

As VRBO veterans who have rented extensively all over the US and Europe, we are quite familiar with the phenomenon of having the actual experience of the rental as a whole not quite measuring up to the sum total of all of the individual pictures on the website. We have never, however, had the experience of being placed in a totally different apartment which was so radically inferior to what had had been represented. We cannot imagine that even clever photography could have represented the substitute apartment in a manner that would have enticed us to rent it. Indeed, we are not sure the substitute is even a VRBO rental as we did not see it listed on VRBO or other vacation rental websites. Warning fellow VRBO users: don’t be fooled by the pretty pictures! If you do, you are likely to be as disappointed as we were!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 1 of 5

I have only given 1 Star because I am required to. We rented this flat in good faith in October 2015 for our trip to Zurich in December of 2015 for 10 nights. During our travel to Zurich I received an email from the owner that we were being "upgraded" to his private flat. I thought that that was interesting but went with it. We were charged a "late arrival" fee for arriving after 6pm BUT we were IN THE APARTMENT before 5pm on our arrival date. No refund was given for this. The "private flat" upgrade fell far short of what the pictures in the listing show. I emailed the owner upon our arrival and voiced my concern about the difference and was given a line that it was his private flat, etc. He offered to have us go and look (knowing full well that we probably wouldn't) at the other apartment WHICH IS WHAT WE RENTED BACK IN OCTOBER.

The bed was a pull-out couch bed with skimpy linens and no pillow case on the pillows (which were also skimpy) and a feather bed of sorts. One was delivered about 3 days later. That worked well for two pillows. There is a linen charge for which we were given two skimpy bath towels, no hand towels, no wash cloths. There were two dish towels in the kitchenette (comprised of less than 5 feet between stove and sink) of which we used one for a hand towel in the bathroom. The bathroom was tiny and included the shower, toilet and sink in a very small space (we get that it was Europe and are typically pretty accommodating in where we stay). One would take a shower in the morning and the water would not drain so when the second person took a shower they did so standing in at least 1" of water. I emailed the owner to ask if there was a trick to the bathroom drain and received no response. We brought food back one evening to eat and discovered only 1 fork in the "kitchenette". There were TWO of us.

We did not stay the full 10 nights as the bed created a back problem for my husband. We booked a room at a hotel for the final three nights of our stay as we couldn't take sleeping on the most uncomfortable bed we had ever had the joy of "renting" and being "upgraded to. We got a response to the email that I sent about our move to a hotel about how he/she was sad that he/she was unable to make us happy.

Finally, it took over TWO weeks to finally get our damage deposit back, but no late arrival fee refund. We were the recipient of a BAIT & SWITCH and I would recommend you look for other accommodations.

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The message board between the guest and owner shows that the guests them selfs decided for the change of flat. The review also shows that they had the possibility to move into the original one but couldnt bother to even check the property out (200m away)
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Fantastic in every way

  • 5 of 5

Many thanks to Florian for a wonderful stay in Zurich. The location was perfect. Easy walk to the train restaurant and activities. Apartment was clean and included everything we needed. Wifi worked great. Would definitely do it again.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brighton, MI USA

Studio apartment in Vienna, Austria.

  • 5 of 5

My two adult daughters and I spent 6 nights in Vienna. We found the studio apartment to be plenty of room for the 3 of us. It was very clean and comfortable. It was within walking distance of all the sights we had on our list and only took a cab once or twice during the entire time. Restaurants and grocery shopping were very close. We felt very safe and comfortable in our little home away from home.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Mary But you mean Zurich
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Appartement bruyant et non adapté pour 3 personnes

  • 2 of 5

Studio situé en plein centre avec tous les avantages mais aussi les inconvénients : environnement très bruyant, difficile de dormir. Appartement absolument pas adapté pour 3 personnes sauf si vous aimez le camping! Canapé-lit très dur et lit d'appoint très étroit. Il manquait draps, couette, oreillers...

Les photos faisaient rêver, la réalité un peu moins.

Toutefois, le propriétaire était très sympathique et la ville de Zurich magnifique.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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  • 3 of 5

Nous avons reçu un très bon accueil de Florian, très sympathique et dynamique.

Cependant, nous avions réservé un appartement et en avons eu un autre, de toute évidence moins spacieux et moins moderne. Il était très bien placé au cœur de la ville, en zone piétonne, donnant sur une petite place agréable.

Mais le logement en lui-même était assez vétuste, en tout cas en rien égal à la prestation prévue.

Cela dit, la ville est magnifique, entre grande ville, petits quartiers et balades autour du lac.

Mais, attention au coût des parkings sous-terrain, extrêmement élevés. A prévoir au budget !!

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: These guest have been three people in total. We even managed to avoid the parking ticket from the police (220 CHF) by driving into the pedestrian area as of our discussion with the police. The flat was an upgrade to give them more space than they had booked! A pitty to get a review like this. Flats in city centre are tiny. We are not responsibel for the high parking costs in Switzerland
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Rates & Availability

Zurich town hall Apartment Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
14 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $116.43
Damage Deposit $882.04

wifi and pw name on the router

wlan ist vorhanden und das staerkste aufzufindende.
das pw ist auf einem Aufkleber am Router vermerkt

in der Stadt Zürich gibt es z.b. bei der MIgros an der Kasse weitere Mülltüten zu kaufen, diese werden nach Benutzung in der Wohnung vor der Migros in die Sammelbehälter geworfen

lake, river main train station
cafes, restaurants etc all very close by

you are staying in the pedestrian area and so have anything just around

You just need some seconds to be at the river named "Limmat"

Also the lake and train station is not longer than 5-7 minutes walking

enjoy and discover the old town and this beautifull city

what to to best for a start?
Go for a coffee in "Jules Verne" - just enter the restaurant named "brasserie lipp" in Uraniastrasse 9 and take the lift to the top and enjoy the view - its just on eminute away, crossthe bridge to the little tower on the other side...
this is a non smoking flat and smoking has to be forbidden
if you are smoking the whole flat can be painted and cleaned on your costs.
pets are forbidden - we are aorry

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.