The location of the Goldenes Schwert Hotel is outstanding. Situated right in the heart of the old town on the Niederdorfstasse the main paved pedestrian street running the length of the old town. The hotel is a period building which has been recently renovated. The lobby is very small and decorated in simple modern style. Reception at the hotel is only open until 10pm. After this time guests should check in two doors down at the reception of the T&M gay nightclub which is open until 6am. This is a perfect choice for the young and young at heart in central Zurich. This gay-friendly hotel (run by gay owners) shares a building with a gay nightclub which is open until the small hours and can be noisy. Rooms at the Goldenes Schwert Hotel: The majority have recently been refurbished with new modern furniture. Many rooms feature hand-painted murals and wild colour schemes while others are simple and basic. Both the rooms and the bathrooms (some of which are also flamboyantly decorated) are in good condition. All rooms come with toilet bath or shower hair dryer direct dial phone cable TV video safe and minibar. Rooms at the Depedance (Residence Rooms): The Goldenes Schwert Dependance is located in a pedestrian street in the centre of Zurich's charming old town the Niederdorf. Guests should check in at the reception of the hotel Goldenes Schwert only a five-minute walk away. The rooms vary in size quite considerably but are on average medium in size. As this is an old building the rooms are all different but all have been tastefully decorated with clean white walls and modern high-quality furniture. All rooms come with shower cable TV safe and minibar. It should be noted however that although all rooms have their own basin and shower toilets are shared. There is no restaurant in the hotel but guests can choose from the numerous typical Swiss restaurants in the old city. Breakfast is served in the rooms by a maid (guests should fill in an order form before going to bed to specify what they want and when they want it and then hang it on their door).