Like most destinations in Switzerland, Zurich can be very expensive for visitors. As a result, many tourists just pass through on their way to the next stop of their European journey.
Don’t make the same mistake! Zurich is a wonderful city worthy of your time with vibrant energy and a charming Old Town. With the right planning and some help from our budget travel experts, you can enjoy the city without spending a fortune.
To get started, we’ve picked some of our favorite budget accommodations in Zurich to save on your hotel bill.
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Best budget hotels in Zurich, Switzerland
All of the hotels we’ve chosen offer spotless rooms, personal service, and a great location. Rates are below $175 per night — a very nice price for Zurich!
Doubles from $100
This comfortable, three-star business hotel offers quiet accommodations near the tram. You can find the best deals here on weekends and holidays. While the rooms are simple and straightforward, they are spotless, and the family-run Olympia Hotel has top-notch service. Read the full review
Doubles from $163
The no-frills Hotel Marta offers clean and comfortable rooms in the heart of Old Town. While the hotel is overall pretty basic, it does offer free Wi-Fi, a plentiful breakfast, and private bathrooms. Furthermore, we really like the minimalist style of the decor. But our favorite part? The Hotel Marta is socially conscious with a mission to employ disadvantaged women in the community. Help a good cause while you save! Read the full review
Doubles from $161
The Alexander Guesthouse offers nice rooms and outstanding service in an incredible Old Town location. The rooms are simple but come with private bathrooms and complimentary Wi-Fi. We recommend asking for a room in the front, which are slightly more spacious and are filled with natural light. Read the full review
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Source: Euro Cheapo