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Oldtown Hostel Otter - Zurich - Balcony
Oldtown Hostel Otter
8.2 Very Good
AltstadtR3 069+
R3 069+
Friendly Hostel Zürich - Zurich
Friendly Hostel Zürich
7.7 Good
AltstadtR1 206+
R1 206+

How much is a Zurich hostel?

Here are our most popular & best value hostels

2 stars and below

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Average price (weeknight)

R1 354

Average price (weekend night)

R1 118
Cheapest month to stay with an average 19% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 69% rise in price.
Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.
Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a hostel in Zurich

Price per night / 3-star hostel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
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Top tips for finding Zurich hostel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hostel in Zurich, you should consider going during the low season. You’ll generally find lower-priced hostels in Zurich in March and April.
  • Hostel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best hostel deals in Zurich if you stay on a Friday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Saturday.
  • If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book at least 32 days before your stay to get the best price for a Zurich hostel.
  • The cheapest 3-star hostel in Zurich found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was R5 308, while the most expensive was R5 308.
  • Don’t know how much time you need to see all the sights? KAYAK users usually book their hostel in Zurich for 2 days.

FAQs when booking a hostel in Zurich

  • What are the best hostels near Zürich West?

    Zürich West is a popular area in Zurich and there are many hostels closeby. Check out Viktoria Budget Hostel or Hard Hostel Zürich for hostels recommended by KAYAK that are within walking distance of Zürich West.

  • How much does a hostel cost in Zurich?

    Hostel prices in Zurich can vary depending on a number of factors. The average price for a hostel in Zurich is R103 but KAYAK users have found hostels for as cheap as R47 in the last 3 days.

  • Is it cheaper to stay in a hostel than in a hotel in Zurich?

    The average price for a night in a hostel in Zurich is R103 compared to R392 for a night in a hotel.

Where to find the best hostels in Zurich?

Our map will help you find the perfect hostel in Zurich by showing you the exact location of each hostel