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New: Swiss Chocolate by Fassbind***

a delicious hotel

T: +41 44 267 267 0 / / Zähringerstrasse 46 / 8001 Zürich / Switzerland

The new Swiss Chocolate by Fassbind in Zurich was built in 2021, it replaced the Hôtel du Théâtre.

The architecture and decoration of the hotels was inspired by the fabulous story of the Swiss Chocolate industry. Starting in the cacao farms down to the Chocolate bar without forgetting the founders of this industry. The greedies will be delighted at our Chocolate fountain by the front desk.

The Swiss Chocolate Hotel by Fassbind lies in the heart of Zurich, only 4 minutes walking from the main railway station, at the entance of the old town (Niederdorf). The hotel is directly accessible from the airport with the tram number 10.

  • 56 bright and quite rooms
  • 3 panoramic rooms with view on the picturesque Polybahn
  • 1 Skyline room with view on the roofs of the old town and the stars
  • All rooms have an independant air-conditioning
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Covered Parking at “Parkhaus Urania” (600m from Hotel) chargable at the covered parking
  • In-room phone
  • LCD-TV with over 120 international TV channels
  • Pets welcome
  • Fitness free of charge in our by Fassbind Hotels. Either Hotel Swiss Night (1 km walk from the hotel Swiss Chocolate) or Hotel Züri by Fassbind (2,6km jogging along the Limmat river and over the “Viadukt” car free bridge)
  • Reception open 24/7




Each of our 56 non-smoking bedrooms has its own unique character and is fitted with individual designer furniture. Our bedrooms are characterised by a bright, airy mixture of styles that combine linearity with a discreet sense of playfulness.

All our rooms have the following equipment as standard:

  • Bathroom with shower or bath tub
  • Fresh air inlet
  • Free WIFI / Internet
  • Cable TV with radio (100 television channels, 30 of which are in English)
  • Minibar with swiss chocolate
  • safe
  • Hair dryer
  • Soundproofed windows (triple glazing) that you can open
  • Wake-up call
  • Water boiler
  • ironing facilities
  • 24h laundry service
  • Express check-out




Our Room Rates

5% discount If you book directly with us, by phone, email or by using the booking tool on this Website.

Usual cancellation/no show policy for individuals bookings

Unless differently mentionned and agreed at the time of booking, our cancellation and no-shows fees are as follow:

  • Cancellation is free of charge if cancelled until 2:00pm (14h00) the day of arrival (Swiss time). If cancelled after 2:00pm (14h00) on day of arrival, the first night will be charged.
  • No-show : The first night will be charged in case of no-show and the reservation will be cancelled
  • Early Check-in: Check-in time: 15:00. Early check-in CHF 50.- per room only if a room is available at the moment of the check-in
  • and Late check-out : Check-out time: 12h00 : Late check-out time available until latest 14h00 at CHF 50.- per room if agreed with the reception. Late check-out after 14h00 will be charged full at Best Available Rate of the day.

Corporate/quantity Discount
10% discount if you or your organisation book more than 75 room-nights per year in our hotels.
15% discount if you book more than 300 room-nights per year

Please contact the front desk of our hotels to apply for those two programmes.

Partner & Sponsoring Discount.
Please contact Eric Fassbind if you have a cultural project and you need to book rooms for the project under e[@]

What is included in our prices

  • All taxes (VAT)
  • Free use of the Fitness in our nearby Hotel Swiss Night  for our hotel guests (1 km from Hotel Du Théâtre walking)
  • Wifi is free of charge
  • NEW: Free airport transfer to the hotel by train/tram: If you made your reservation directly on or by email to us, we will deduct the public transportation ticket for each traveler from the airport to the hotel. Please give your ticket at the check-in at the reception to deduct the amount on the final invoice. This action is only valid for the trip on day of arrival, not on the day of departure. It is only deductible on the invoice that the client pays at the hotel, not for invoices paid by third parties or travel agent.

Unless specified in your booking, breakfast is not included and may be charged separately at the hotel. You have the choice between

  1. No Breakfast (no cost)
  2. A coffee and croissant for CHF 4.90
  3. Pre-ordered Full Buffet Breakfast CHF 18.- Breakfast has to be ordered and confirmed latest at the moment of the Check-in, once ordered it is not cancellable and the cost will apply even if not consumed)
  4. Full Buffet Breakfast for CHF 20.-
  5. In-Room Breakfast for CHF 25.- (Use the door knob ordering form in your room or call reception)

Children are free until the age of 6 as long as they share their parent’s bed. If a bed is required the normal price applies.

Public parking in front of the Hotel. Parking space cannot be reserved. CAUTION The parking is closed for entries and exits every Sunday ! more info here

City Tax : There is no additional City Tax to pay in our hotels in Zurich

Environment and service fee: CHF 2.50 is charged per person and per night to participate to our environmental and service commitment

Please contact us to discuss a discount based on your volume or for any specific group, event or seminar.


Monthly rent from 01.10.21 on



Address: Zähringerstrasse 46, Centralplatz 8001 Zürich Switzerland

By tram and bus:
Stop is called "Central” located directly in front of the hotel.

By plane:

from Zurich-Kloten (ZRH) international airport

a. By train : After the Arrival go down to the airport’s Railway (SBB) station. Take a ticket to Zürich HB (Zurich main station). The journey lasts 15 Minutes. Trains run every 15 minutes. You can check the exact schedule under

b. By tram : In front of the Airport take tram Nr. 10. Go off at "Central” stop directly in front of the hotel.

c. Shuttle bus: The half-hourly Airport City Bus (hotel bus) takes you from the airport to the hotel within 30 minutes. The bus sets off from between check-in desks 1 and 3 at the airport.

From Zurich main Station (Zürich HB) : Simply cross the river (Limmat). You are then at Central. The hotel is behind on your right
By car:
Follow signs for "City” and "Central”