Cheap hotels near Rathaus Zurich in Zurich, Switzerland
The Rathaus, Zurich’s City Hall, served as the seat of government for the Republic of Zurich until 1798. Today, the building is still used for official business and houses the city’s municipal parliaments.
The Renaissance-style building that sits here today dates to the 17th-century. It faces the Limmat River and appears to jut out as it sits directly on the water.
The Rathaus is located quite near the city’s guild houses that reside on the Limmatquai. Another bonus? The bridge named after it (the Rathausbrucke) is steps away and is a popular pedestrian crossing point to the other side of the river and into the Lindenhof neighborhood.
For information about visiting the Rathaus, check out their Web site. You’ll need to call or email before a visit in order to be allowed in on a session.
Cheap hotels near the Rathaus: The Rathaus is located in one of the priciest parts of Zurich, so it should be no surprise that finding a budget hotel around here is no easy task. We do have a handful of recommendations for cheap sleeps in Altstadt, including the popular Alexander Guesthouse, a family-run two-star hotel.
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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