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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.
Kraftstrasse 33, Zürich
EMA House Palais Apartments, Zurichberg is situated in Zürich, 900 metres from ETH Zurich. Kunsthaus Zurich is 1.2 km from the property.
Friesenbergstrasse 15, Zürich
Hotel Neufeld on the Goldbrunnenplatz square in Zürich-Wiedikon is just a 10-minute tram ride away from the centre of Zürich. It offers free WiFi, a restaurant with a terrace and a rich buffet breakfast.
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 club like Moods im Schiffbau, Komplex457 and Hive are within walking distance.
Sihlstrasse 9, Zürich
The 3-star-superior Sorell Hotel Seidenhof can be found in the heart of Zurich, just off the famous shopping street Bahnhofstrasse and 3 minutes' walk from the Main Railway Station. All rooms offer a Nespresso coffee machine and free WiFi.
Pfingstweidstrasse 100, Zürich
The Sheraton Zürich Hotel is located in a lively area of the city, featuring several shops, bars and restaurants. It offers free WiFi throughout the hotel, air conditioning, a fitness centre, a 24-hour front desk and an à-la-carte restaurant.
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.
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.
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.
Neumühlequai 42, Zürich
The elegant Zürich Marriott Hotel is situated in the heart of the city, only a short walk from the business and shopping districts, and the sights of the Old Town. Free WiFi is provided throughout the hotel and 24-hour room service is available.
Florastrasse 30, Zürich
EMA House Serviced Apartments are located in the elegant Seefeld quarter, only 200 metres from the banks of Lake Zürich. Each apartment has a fully equipped kitchen and a balcony.
Weststrasse 155, Zürich
Livingdowntown Premium Apartments in Zürich provide modern accommodation units with free WiFi and a fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher. The Langstrasse Nightlife Area is a 5-minute walk away.
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.