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Accommodation in Zürich
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Zurich (Züri) is the largest Swiss city. It covers almost 92 square kilometers, with a population around 390,000 inhabitants. It is a major financial and banking center, there's Stock Exchange and headquarters of FIFA (International Football Federation) and the IIHF (International Ice Hockey Federation).
Given the fact that Zurich is a city of commerce and bankers, the accommodation here mainly consists of hotels from three to five stars. You can find here hotel chains such as Sheraton (Four Points by Sheraton Sihlcity Zurich, Zurich Sheraton Hotel), Sofitel, Ambassador, Novotel, Holiday Inn, Marriott (Courtyard by Marriott Zurich North, Zurich Marriott Hotel), as well as five-star hotels Renaissance and Hyatt. Most luxury hotels are located in the Old Town, a short walk from the Bahnhofstrasse shopping street, Lake Zurich and the ETH. Nevertheless, if you are looking for low cost option, we will be more than happy to book one to two-star hotels, hostels, guesthouses and apartments.
Zurich is situated on the banks of the Lake Zurich and Limmat River, about 30 kilometers from the Alps. It is surrounded by several hills, the climate is humid continental, with four seasons. The coldest month is January, the warmest July.
The area has been inhabited since prehistoric times, in the Bronze Age. In the year 15 BC, the Romans founded here a city “Turicum”, that served as a customs house for goods traveling along the Limmat River. In the 14th century, the Zurich joined the Swiss Confederation, where it remained until the 18th century. From that time it was occupied by French. This ended in 1859, when a contract of the independence of Switzerland was signed.
Zurich Airport is located about 10 km from the city center. You can reach the city center by tram in about 12 minutes. Trams depart every 10 minutes at rush hour, early in the morning or evening the intervals are longer.
In Zurich, public transport is absolutely reliable and very popular among the locals. It consists of trams, buses, boats and cable cars that provide transportation to surrounding hills. In case, that you are planning to use local transport regularly during your trip and you also love museums, consider buying ZurichCARD. This card allows you to a free use of public transport as well as free admission to all museums in the city. Another option is to travel around the city on bike or skateboard. Those can be rented at one of several rental in the city.
Zurich center is called Old Town and you can find here all the main attractions. They are located near the river between the main station and the Zurich lake. Zurich is not only a city with important historical buildings, but you can also find here Bahnhofstrasse - the headquarters of banks and luxury shops. The remains of the original Romanesque settlement can is situated at the Lindenhof hill, that also offers breathtaking views of the city. In the city, there are many significant churches, for example Fraumünster, Grossmünster, Wasserkirche, Peterskirche or Predigerkirche. Furthermore, there are many interesting museums, ie. The House of Art, Design Museum, Museum hours, but the most important is the Swiss Museum that has a collection of objects associated with Swiss history.
Switzerland is well known for its high quality and reliable watches and also for its delicious Lindt chocolate. In Zurich, you can find stores of all major Swiss brands of watches - eg. Swatch, Mondaine, M-Watch, Alpina, Breitling, Certina, Festina and also famous Omega, Rolex and Tissot, as well as Raymond Weil or Tag Heuer - favorite brand of celebrities and Piaget - that used to wear Jackie Kennedy.
From the local gastronomic specialties we can mention cheese and meat fondue and raclette.
There are two very important universities - ETH Zurich and University of Zurich in the city. In the first one, incredible 21 Nobel laureates used to study or work there. In the University of Zurich lectured Tomas Garrigue Masaryk in 1915.
The most famous natives of the city are: writer Max Frisch, psychiatrist Carl Gustav Jung, writer Hugo Loetscher, painter Antonio Ligabue, economist Raynold Kaufgetz or hockey player Tobias Stephan. Many famous personalities lived here, for example Albert Einstein and his first wife Mileva Maric Einstein, singers Udo Jürgens and Tina Turner, writer Thomas Mann or politician Vladimir Lenin.
In the city, there are two major football clubs - Grasshopper Club Zurich and FC Zürich, also hockey club Schlittschuh Zürcher Lions Club (ZSC Lions). Each year, Zurich hosts the Diamond League athletics meeting.
Each August is in Zurich held Streetparade - Europe's biggest open air techno rave festival that regularly attracts more than a million visitors.
Zähringerstrasse 36, Zürich
Newly renovated in 2010, the Hotel Marta offers good-value rooms in the centre of Zürich, 5 minutes' walk from Zürich Main Station. Free Wi-Fi is available in the entire building.
Pfingstweidstrasse 102, Zürich
Offering free WiFi and a bar, the 25hours Hotel Zürich West is located in the Zurich West district in walking distance to the Swiss Prime Tower or a multiplex cinema. The Neni restaurant on site serves a wide range of dishes from all over the world.
Universitätsstrasse 101, Zürich
Leonardo Rigihof enjoys a fine location in the Zürich university quarter, a 10-minute walk or a short bus or tram ride from the station and the famous Bahnhofstrasse shopping street. The Leonardo Boutique Hotel Rigihof Zurich was built in Bauhaus style and features impressive murals.
Turbinenstrasse 20, Zürich
This 5-star boutique hotel enjoys a unique location in the Mobimo Tower in the trendy Zurich-West district. Many corporate offices and popular clubs like Moods im Schiffbau, Komplex457 and Hive are within walking distance.
Langstrasse 150, Zürich
Offering a sauna and fitness centre, 25hours Hotel Zürich am Hauptbahnhof is set in the 4. Aussersihl district in Zürich, in the direct vicinity of the main train station.
Dufourstrasse 5, Zürich
Situated in the luxurious Seefeld district opposite the famous Opera House and only a few steps away from the lake, the Hotel Opera welcomes you in its private atmosphere with free Wi-Fi throughout. The famous shopping area Bahnhofstrasse as well as financial institutions, sights and fine dining areas are just a 10-minute walk away.
Engimattstrasse 14, Zürich
Set in a beautiful garden in central Zurich, Hotel Engimatt features a private tennis court and free WiFi access in the rooms. It is a 15-minute walk from the centre, the Bahnhofstrasse street and the Paradeplatz Square.
Claridenstrasse 30, Zürich
The 4-star superior Hotel Glärnischhof is located in the very centre of Zurich, right next to famous Bahnhofstrasse, the congress hall, the Tonhalle concert hall and Lake Zurich. It offers free WiFi, a free minibar and free access to the Luxor Fitness Center with sauna and steam bath, located only one minute walking distance from the hotel.
Florastrasse 26 , Zürich
Only 200 metres away from Lake Zürich, EMA House Serviced Apartments is located in the elegant Seefeld quarter. The apartments feature a fully equipped kitchen, a comfortable living room and cable TV.
Splugenstrasse 2, Zürich
The small 5-star Alden Suite Hotel Splügenschloss Zurich enjoys a quiet location right in the centre. All rooms feature an entertainment system with a flat-screen TV, a hot tub, and gym equipment on request.
am Paradeplatz /Poststrasse 12, Zürich
Set in the heart of Zurich on Paradeplatz, Savoy Baur en Ville offers refined furnishings and 2 restaurants. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property.
457 Seestrasse, Zürich
Offering a barbecue and sun terrace, SEELOFT - Basic Apartments by the Lake is located in the 2. Wollishofen-Enge district in Zürich.