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Cheap hotels near Old Town in Zurich, Switzerland

Old Town (Altstadt) is Zurich’s picturesque, medieval town center and dates to pre-Roman times. Tourists flock here to begin tours of Zurich and locals hang out just to be close to all the action.

Running down the middle of Aldstadt, you’ll find the hipster Niederdorferstrasse, with its many restaurants and chic clothing boutiques. Next up? The Grossmünster, the town’s famous Romanesque church, Zurich’s Kunsthaus gallery and the Limmatquai, with its awe-inspiring views of Lake Zurich and beyond.

From anywhere in the area, you can easily reach public transportation. Other neighborhoods of Zurich are easy to reach and most attractions are just a hop, skip and (maybe) a tram ride away.

Cheap hotels in Old Town: Below you’ll find a list of reasonably priced hotels, both in Aldstadt and near Zurich’s Train Station. These range from smaller guest houses to pricier three-star hotels. Regardless, choosing a hotel in or near the Old Town will obviously put you in a convenient spot for visiting the city.

 
Editor's Pick
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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$120

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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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$163

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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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$146

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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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$141

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Hotel Marta, Zurich

Address Zähringerstrasse 36 (Altstadt)

The two-star Hotel Marta offers 39 basic, recently refurbished rooms in the heart of Old Town. Its rates are on the higher end of the EuroCheapo spectrum, but still reasonable for Zurich—worth it for the prime location.

8.2 Guest Rating

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$156

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