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Cheap hotels near Kunsthaus Zurich in Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich’s most renowned art museum, the Kunsthaus, is a seemingly never-ending exhibition space that offers a magnificent collection of art. It is one of the most famous and well-respected museums in Switzerland.

While the Kunsthaus’ specialty is modern and contemporary art, the museum does boast a wide-ranging collection that includes some Renaissance masterpieces, as well.

The museum was built in 1910 and is conveniently situated in Hottingen, just minutes from the Aldstadt (Old Center) neighborhood. Exhibits range from Renaissance Impressionism (Brueghel, Munch and Goya) to Expressionist works. Plenty of “Old Masters” are always on display (including Turner, Rousseau and Manet).

The museum is open from Wednesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and on Saturdays, Sundays and Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (closed Mondays). There’s also an onsite library, open Monday through Friday. Check the Kunsthaus’ Web site for more details.

Cheap hotels near the Kunsthaus Zurich: You’ll find a slew of affordable hotels listed in nearby Altstadt and Hottingen. Book anything from a unique two-star like the Hotel Otter to a guest house like the Alexander. See our recommendations below.

 
Hotel Otter, Zurich

Address Oberdorfstrasse 7 (Altstadt)

The two-star Hotel Otter offers 16 uniquely decorated rooms with shared baths, right in the heart of Old Town.

8.2 Guest Rating

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$164

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Leonardo Boutique Hotel Rigihof Zurich, Zurich

Address Universitätsstrasse 101 (Hottingen)

The Leonardo Boutique Hotel Rigihof Zurich is a four-star property, located in Zurich’s university quarter, that sometimes offers decent deals on room rates.

7.1 Guest Rating

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$144

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Hotel Hottingen, Zurich

Address Hottingerstrasse 31 (Hottingen)

Situated within walking distance of Zurich’s Old Town and just steps from the Kunsthaus Museum, the Hotel Foyer Hottingen is a central one-star pick.

7.6 Guest Rating

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$101

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City Backpacker - Hostel Biber, Zurich

Address Niederdorfstrasse 5 (Altstadt)

It's quite basic, but the inexpensive City Backpacker Hostel Biber is located smack in the heart of Zurich.

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$122

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Alexander Guesthouse, Zurich

Address Zähringerstr 16 (Altstadt)

The two-star Alexander Guesthouse offers 20 simple rooms and a fabulous location in the heart of Old Town. 

7.9 Guest Rating

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$149

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