Hotels in Zurich
Zurich is a global city located in the northeast of Switzerland. It has a leading position in the list of the cities that are most ecologically and economically friendly in the whole world. Zurich is a real tourist center with attractions and entertainments which can appeal to any guest liking. Art lovers can admire masterpieces in the Kunsthaus Museum, enjoy a performance at the Opera House or enjoy the stained-glass windows at the Fraumünster Church. If you feel like dancing, visit the legendary Kaufleuten club and have fun till the dawn.
If you want to stay in the hotel which was visited by Napoleon, Mozart or Goethe, head to the Old Town, situated on the bank of the Limmat River. Living in such legendary places is already a fascinating experience, but what is more, most of these ancient dwellings are located within an easy reach to the legendary cathedrals of Grossmünster and Fraumünster, and the St. Peter Church.
Unfortunately, Zurich is a rather expensive city, so it’s a real challenge to find a cheap accommodation for a tourist traveling on a budget. Even the lowest prices for renting a room are comparatively high. But there great deals for “bed and breakfast” variants, which offer great service. There’s a variety of cheap hotels in Zurich in our catalog. The three-star hotels are as good as the places with a higher class. In the center of Zurich, you shall find wonderful options like the Leoneck, Rex Swiss Quality Hotel, Bristol Zurich, and also Best Western Hotel Zürcherhof. The rooms here are equipped with all the amenities you may require and are decorated in a real Swiss style. If you are looking for a real Swiss comfort and quality, a great variety of 5-star hotels in Zurich will not disappoint you.
Zurich Hotel Guide
If you are planning a trip to Zurich, the early-booking is your best friend. This Swiss city often hosts various events and festivals, thus, the good deals are swept away really quickly. The best time to start looking for a hotel in Zurich is 2-3 months prior to your vacation.
Staying in Zurich is rather pricey. A room in the 3-star hotel in the heart of the town will cost you around $180 per night. In the district called Oerlikon, located not far from the Old Town, the prices are a bit lower - about $135. Actually, it works the same way as in the best tourist cities in the world. The further the hotel is located, the cheaper it shall cost. But it doesn’t mean that the quality of the service is worse.
An average price for a luxury and chilling stay in Zurich is about $470 a day. You can find more hot deals for a royal stay on our website.
Attractions and hotels near Zurich
Despite all the beauty and attractions, the city has to offer, there are so many breathtaking sites not far from Zurich. The public transport is highly developed and can take you to any destination you want.
One of the stunning spots is the Uetliberg - a mountain not far from Zurich. It has marvelous views of the Zurich neighborhoods and the lake. The quickest and the easiest way to reach the spot is to take the S10 train from the Railway Station. As you go, there’ll be a wonderful scenery from the window, but the view from the top is definitely worth the trip. If you would like to stay in that amazing location, the Uto Kulm Hotel is situated right at the mountain. It has a stylish interior, sauna center, and a unique Zurich panorama. If you like hiking, you’ll be delighted by the number of trails in the area.
The heart of the town is Lake Zurich. If you want to enjoy a relaxing weekend on the bank of this Swiss pearl, consider booking a hotel located on its coastline, Hotel Boldern is a great choice. It will take you only 20 minutes on a car or a train to escape from the city’s fuss and dive into the serenity and peace. Imagine sitting on a cozy terrace with a glass of wine and admiring the magnificent lake?
If you are a fan of art, head to Winthertur. It’s a town famous for its museums and galleries, which combines and depicts the art of Austria, Germany, and Switzerland. It’s hard to discover all the exhibits in one day, so you might want to stay overnight. It offers lots of small cozy hotels which will help you experience the atmosphere of the Swiss calmness. On our website, you can choose and book a hotel which fits both your budget and taste.
How to Get to Zurich?
Zurich Airport is the biggest avia station in the country. It’s located only within a couple of minutes drive from the center of the city. The easiest way to get to the Downtown of Zurich is to catch the train. In only 10 minutes it will take you to the main Railway Station.
There’s plenty of hotels near Zurich Airport if you want to rest after a long flight or traveling on business. The Mövenpick и Renaissance will delight you with the 5-star service, while the Radisson BLU 4* can be reached on foot. A tram will take to the center of Zurich, so living by the airport can be a rather convenient decision.
Zurich - a city for all seasons
Zurich is a city which is worth visiting any time of the year. It has an excellent location and small Swiss distances make it easy to change the scenery. Many tourists prefer attending the town during summer. July is the warmest month when you can swim and sunbathe as much as you want. During spring and autumn, the weather is still rather warm, but you’d better fetch an umbrella and a coat. November is the most gloomy month when the locals are counting days till the Christmas holidays. Winter is a real festival! The skiing season begins and Zurich is decorated with lots of sparkling lights. Despite the cold northern wind, the temperature remains above zero. And, who cares about the wind? Just grab a glass of mulled wine and explore Zurich to the sound of Christmas carols.