Accommodation Zürich

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These are the most interesting Zürich areas: City Centre, Aussersihl, Wiedikon, Seefeld, Zürich Nord, Escher Wyss, Zürichberg, Unterstrass.

Zürich, Switzerland
118 hotels, 104 apartments, 10 pensions and 24 another offers of accommodation

Guide Zurich

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).

Accommodation in Zurich

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.

Location and weather Zurich

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.

History of Zurich

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.

How to get to Zurich

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.

Travelling around Zurich

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.

Sights, attractions and activities in Zurich

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.

Swiss watches in Zurich

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.

Gastronomic specialties in Zurich

From the local gastronomic specialties we can mention cheese and meat fondue and raclette.

Universities in Zurich

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.

Famous personalities of Zurich

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.

Sport in Zurich

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.

Streetparade in Zurich

Each August is in Zurich held Streetparade - Europe's biggest open air techno rave festival that regularly attracts more than a million visitors.

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    Wasserwerkstrasse 10/12 Zürich , Unterstrass (1.8 km from center )

    Featuring city views, EMA House Serviced Apartments Superior Downtown is situated in the Unterstrass district of Zürich, 700 metres from Swiss National Museum and 1.6 km from Lindenhof. Free WiFi is offered throughout the property and private parking is available on site. Featuring a kitchen with a dishwasher and a microwave, each unit also comes with a safety deposit box, a cable flat-screen TV… more

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    Engimattstrasse 14 Zürich , Enge (1.7 km from center )

    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. The Engimatt’s spacious and modern rooms feature a balcony, a cable TV with over 100 international channels. Each room also includes a minibar, a Nespresso coffee machine, tea… more

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    26 Schifflände Zürich , City Centre (0.2 km from center )

    In the centre of Zürich, located within a short distance of Grossmünster and Fraumünster, The Crown Penthouse Bellevue offers free WiFi, air conditioning and household amenities such as a fridge and kettle. The property has lake and river views, and is 500 metres from Bellevueplatz. The apartment features 2 bedrooms, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, an equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and… more

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    Zürichstrasse 105 Zürich , Wollishofen (4.6 km from center )

    The Ibis Zurich Adliswil is located next to the Wollishofen exit of the A3 motorway, 5 km from Zürich's centre. It offers free parking and free WiFi in the entire building. All rooms in the Ibis Zürich Adliswil feature a satellite TV and a work desk. There is a stylish restaurant with a terrace and a bar, where snacks are available 24 hours a day. The Oerlikon fairgrounds are 12 km away. A bus… more

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    Nordstrasse 5 Zürich , Unterstrass (1.9 km from center )

    Situated in Zürich in the Canton of Zurich region, with Swiss National Museum and Lindenhof nearby, City Stay Furnished Apartments - Nordstrasse features accommodation with free WiFi. The apartment provides guests with a balcony, garden views, a seating area, satellite flat-screen TV, a fully equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and a microwave, and a private bathroom with shower and a hairdryer.… more

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    Giesshübelstrasse 82 Zürich , Wiedikon (2.2 km from center )

    Providing garden views, a garden and free WiFi, Zurich Furnished Apartments is located in Zürich, 1.8 km from Museum Rietberg and 2.6 km from Paradeplatz. Each unit comes with a sofa, a seating area, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, a well-fitted kitchen with a dining area, and a private bathroom with a hairdryer. A fridge, an oven and stovetop are also provided, as well as a coffee machine… more

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    Limmatquai 136 Zürich , City Centre (1.0 km from center )

    Located right on the Limmat River in the trendy district of Niederdorf, this 3-star hotel features a cocktail bar and a terrace. Free Wi-Fi is available, and Zurich Main Train Station is just 400 metres away. The modern rooms at Hotel Limmatblick feature a TV, wooden floors, and a bathroom. They overlook Niederdorf or the river. The Zurich Central Bus Stop is just 90 metres away, and the… more

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    Forchstrasse 163 Zürich , Zürichberg (1.7 km from center )

    City Stay Furnished Apartments - Forchstrasse is set in Zürich, 1.5 km from Zurich Opera House. Kunsthaus Zurich is 1.6 km away. Private parking is available on site. The accommodation features a satellite flat-screen TV, blu-ray player, and DVD player. Some units have a dining area and/or balcony. There is also a kitchen, fitted with a dishwasher. An oven, a refrigerator and stovetop are also… more

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    Beethovenstrasse 21 Zürich , Enge (0.6 km from center )

    This contemporary 5-star hotel is located in the heart of Zurich, yet just steps away from the fashionable Bahnhofstrasse shopping street, Lake Zurich and the Old Town. It has a health club with a gym, steam bath, sauna and treatment rooms. Park Hyatt Zurich displays avant-garde architecture, contemporary art and spacious accomodations within the elegant, glass-fronted exterior. You can admire… more

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    Friesenbergstrasse 15 Zürich , Wiedikon (2.3 km from center )

    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. The non-smoking rooms at the Neufeld Hotel feature a flat-screen TV with more than 80 channels and a safety deposit box. Fans are available on request. Every morning a generous buffet breakfast… more

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    Schimmelstrasse 6 Zürich , Aussersihl (1.4 km from center )

    Located in Zürich, near Bahnhofstrasse, Paradeplatz and Fraumünster, Zurich Furnished Homes features free WiFi. Featuring a kitchen with a dishwasher and a microwave, each unit also comes with a satellite flat-screen TV, ironing facilities, desk and a seating area with a sofa. There is a private bathroom with shower and a hairdryer in each unit, along with free toiletries. Lindenhof is 1.9 km… more

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    5 Glasmalergasse Zürich , Aussersihl (1.4 km from center )

    Luxury Penthouse Apartment has city views, free WiFi and free private parking, set in Zürich, 1.5 km from Lindenhof. Featuring a kitchen with a dishwasher and a microwave, each unit also comes with a cable flat-screen TV, ironing facilities, desk and a seating area with a sofa. There is a private bathroom with shower and a hairdryer in each unit, along with free toiletries. If you would like to… more

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    Weststrasse 155 Zürich , Wiedikon (2.1 km from center )

    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. The apartments of Livingdowntown Premium also feature a living room, a flat-screen TV, a Nespresso Coffee Machine and a washing machine. Guests have access to the rooftop terrace and most apartments… more

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    Zähringerstrasse 36 Zürich , City Centre (1.0 km from center )

    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. All rooms in the Marta Hotel have a private bathroom and a flat-screen cable TV. The entire hotel is non-smoking. Situated in the charming Niederdorf quarter, the B&B Hotel Marta is only 50 metres away from the… more

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    Universitätsstrasse 101 Zürich , Oberstrass (1.9 km from center )

    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 and all rooms are designed in a modern style. A fully equipped meeting room is at your disposal as well. The… more

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    Splugenstrasse 2 Zürich , Enge (0.8 km from center )

    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. All rates include a welcome drink, free soft drinks from the minibar, your favourite newspaper, and bathroom amenities. The hotel has a steakhouse, and in summer guests can enjoy open-air… more

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    Hohlstrasse 18 Zürich , Aussersihl (1.7 km from center )

    Featuring a bar, Trip Inn Zurich Hotel is situated in Zürich, 1 km from Swiss National Museum. This 3-star hotel offers a 24-hour front desk and free WiFi. All rooms at the hotel are fitted with a seating area, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and a private bathroom with free toiletries and a shower. Guest rooms include a desk. A continental breakfast is served each morning at the… more

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    Cramerstrasse 2-6, 8-12 Zürich , Aussersihl (1.5 km from center )

    Located in Zurich’s 4th district, 400 metres from the Wiedikon Train Station and a 15-minute walk from the main train station, Vision Apartments Cramerstrasse offers modern apartments with cable TV. Werd Tram Stop is a 2-minute walk while the town centre can be reached in 10 minutes. Vision Apartments Cramerstrasse’s units are also appointed with a fully equipped kitchen or kitchenette with a… more

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    Claridenstrasse 30 Zürich , Enge (0.5 km from center )

    The Glärnischhof by TRINITY 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 and 60% discount for access to the Luxor Fitness Centre with sauna and steam bath, located only one minute walking distance from the hotel. The air-conditioned rooms feature a TV with international channels, a… more

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    Limmatstr.5 Zürich , City Centre (1.6 km from center )

    Located in the centre of Zurich, Walhalla Guest House is 20 metres from the Sihlquai tram station, 50 metres from the Hauptbahnhof and within a 5-minute walking distance from the Swiss National Museum. Free wired internet access is available in all rooms. The simply furnished, non-smoking rooms feature a work desk and satellite TV. The private bathroom comes with a shower and a hair-dryer. The… more

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