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Top tips for finding Zurich hotel deals
If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Zurich, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Zurich in January and February.
Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Zurich if you stay on a Thursday. The opposite is true for, Sunday, which is usually the most expensive day.
Book more than 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Zurich accommodation.
How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Zurich for 2 days.
Lake Zürich sits in the southeast of the city. Surrounded by mountains and smaller towns, you will find the best time of year to holiday near the lake to be August, when the water temperature is pleasant for swimming and sailing. On the water’s edge, you will find Steigenberger Hotel Bellerive au Lac, which has modern rooms and views over the water.
In the city centre, you will find a number of rentals that are suitable as term-time accommodation for students. To stay in the area, look for hotels in the Altstadt, near the main train station. 25hours Hotel Zurich Langstrasse has a trendy feel, with private balconies and an on-site gym. Hotel Restaurant Helvetia sits on the edge of the river, with modern rooms and close proximity to local transport links.
District 1, also known as the Altstadt or Old Town, is filled with museums and areas of historical interest, such as St. Peter, an old church that sits in the heart of the old town. Storchen Zürich sits on the edge of Limmat river, with stunning views of Grossmünster church.
For a luxury, 5-star experience, consider Alden Suite Hotel Splügenschloss Zurich on the corner of Lake Zürich, with its generously sized rooms that have views over the lake. Nearby you will also find Park Hyatt Zurich, with a modern exterior and large windows.
To stay near the train station, look into District 4 and District 5 of the city centre, where you will find a number of excellently rated hotels and rentals on offer with good links in and out of the city by both train and bus. Renaissance Zurich Tower Hotel offers a 5-star stay, or on a cheaper budget, try Iq130 Apartment Hotel.
FAQs when booking a hotel in Zurich
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At the heart of Zürich airport, you will find Radisson Blu Hotel, which is rated as one of the best airport hotels on KAYAK. Nearby you will find Mövenpick Hotel, which comes with a free airport shuttle, and in Kloten town, you will find Hotel Welcome Inn, which also offers a free airport shuttle and is excellently rated.
In the city centre, you will find Marktgasse Hotel, which sits on the edge of the Limmet river in a classic building with a relaxing roof terrace.
Yes. There is a large number of hotels in Zürich that cater for pets, so if you’re travelling with your animals, then you can look to stay in the Old Town or in Oerlikon, just north of the city centre. Design Hotel Plattenhof is close to Universitätsspital Park, which is good for walking dogs.
You will find a few hotels that are within walking distance of Zoo Zürich and a couple that are on appropriate bus routes. Sorell Hotel Zürichberg in Fluntern is a modern hotel set in the hills surrounding Zürich, less than a 10-minute walk from the zoo. Sorell Hotel Rigiblick balances on the edge of the hillside and is less than 15 minutes’ bus ride and a short walk away. Both hotels are also suitable for families.
After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central Zurich districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Zurich city centre
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Hotel is very modern and clean. Our room was perfect, clean and modern. Ample room to work on a laptop. Bathroom was beautiful. Staff was great. Shut out to the women behind the bar the night we were there