Hotel Otter - Zurich

Oberdorfstrasse 7, Zurich, Switzerland, 8001  show map
 2 stars
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Hotel Otter - Zurich

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

No parking

Kitchen facilities

Refrigerator

Shared kitchen

Air conditioning
Laundry
Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant buffet

Picnic area/ Tables

Elevator
Luggage storage

Luggage storage

Locker room

Verified Reviews:

  • Very expensive - Room with the balcony - Staff wasn't friendly
  • Room was excellent - Nice bar - Noisy at night
  • Bathroom is clean - Rooms are nice - Hotel is in the old town of zurich
  • Good view of zurich - Breakfast was good - No air conditioning
  • English speaking staff - Free wireless internet - Nice room decor

Overview

The boutique Hotel Otter is set in a busy area minutes away from Grossmünster, Museum of Art and Kunsthaus Zurich. The hostel occupies 7 floors and was renovated in 2007.

A 10-minute walk to the center of Zurich. Serving guests with German and Italian dishes, Restaurant Weisse Rose is 50 meters away.

Zurich-Kloten airport is 15 minutes' drive from the hostel.

Rooms

This property counts 16 guestrooms featuring 6-bed mixed Dorm, 6-bed female Dorm, Double Room and 4-bed female Dorm along with others. Aside from complimentary Wi-Fi, a fridge, a seating area, a personal computer and a dressing area, the rooms feature beds with pillowcases and linens. Rooms are fitted with double beds, sofa beds and single beds. Private bathrooms are appointed with showers and washbasins. Free toiletries and bath sheets are also available.

Eat & Drink

Every day a complimentary breakfast is served in the dining room.

Services

Guests can take advantage of laundry, tour/ticket assistance and ironing.

Relax

A picnic area and a safety deposit box will make a stay in Zurich a very pleasant one.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hostel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of floors:   7.  Number of rooms:   16.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • No parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Front desk
  • No pets allowed
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Locker room
  • Elevator

Services

  • Laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Picnic area/ Tables

Meeting facilities

  • Fax/Photocopying

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom

Self-catering

  • Shared kitchen
  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Foam mattress

Media

  • Television
  • Telephone

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 2 years
Crib FREE
Existing bedding FREE
All children
3 - 12 years
Existing bedding FREE
Extra bed FREE
Children above
12 years or adults
Extra bed CHF 20
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hostel

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Hostel Address:

Oberdorfstrasse 7, Zurich, Switzerland, 8001

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City Center
  • Zurich
    400 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • Zürich Stadelhofen
    400 m
  • Main Railway Station Zurich
    1.2 km
  • Bus stop
    200 m
Restaurants
  • Kronenhalle (cuisine: Swiss)
    100 m
  • Spaghetti Factory (cuisine: Italian)
    60 m
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    16

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Rooms and availability

Budget Shared Bathroom Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Hotel Otter photos Exterior Hotel information
Twin Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • + More
  • General:Dressing area
  • Clothes rack
  • Fan
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Media:TV
Hotel Otter photos Room
Shared Bathroom Double Room
  • Room size:

    21 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
    • Balcony
    • + More
  • General:Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Clothes rack
  • Fan
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shared toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Media:TV
Hotel Otter photos Exterior Hotel information
Dormitory Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Bed in shared room

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  • General:Dressing area
  • Fan
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
Hotel Otter photos Exterior Hotel information
Apartment
  • Room size:

    30 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • + More
  • General:Dressing area
  • Clothes rack
  • Fan
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shared toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Kitchenette
  • Stove
  • Media:TV

Hotel Otter Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Grossmünster200 m
  • Fraumünster300 m
  • Lago - Das nautische Zentrum600 m
  • Tonhalle Zürich600 m
  • Urania Observatory700 m

Popular areas

  • City Center300 m
  • Niederdorf600 m

Places of interest

  • Schipfe500 m
  • Urania Observatory700 m
  • University Hospital Zurich900 m

Train stations

Shopping areas

  • Bahnhofstrasse600 m

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Bellevueplatz100 m
  • Saint Peter Zurich400 m
  • Rathaus Zurich400 m
  • Rathaus Zurich400 m
  • Bürkliplatz400 m
  • St. Peter Zurich400 m
  • Paradeplatz500 m

Museums

  • Kunsthaus Zurich200 m

Parks

  • Lindenhof600 m

Universities, Institutes

  • University/FIT-Zürich700 m
  • ETH Zurich800 m

Theaters

  • Zurich Opera house400 m

Business areas

  • Swiss Exchange1.0 km

Public parking

  • Zentralbibliothek Zürich600 m
  • University/FIT-Zürich700 m
  • ETH Zurich800 m

Local attractions

  • Rietberg Museum1.6 km
    Gablerstrasse 15, Zurich
  • Belvoir Park1.6 km
    ZurichSwitzerland
  • Museum of Design 1.8 km
    Ausstellungsstrasse 60, Zurich
  • Botanical Garden 1.6 km
    Universitat Zollikerstrasse 107, Zurich
  • Parkanlage Zuerihorn1.7 km
    Zurihorn, Zurich

Near the hostel

  • Great Church 230 m
    Zwingliplatz, Zurich
  • Helmhaus230 m
    Limmatquai 31, Zurich
  • Church of Our Lady 360 m
    Fraumunsterstrasse, Zurich
  • Town Hall 390 m
    Limmatquai 55, Zurich
  • Museum of Art 310 m
    Heimplatz 1, Zurich
  • Water Church 240 m
    Limmatquai 31, Zurich
  • Zunfthaus Zur Meisen330 m
    Munsterhof 20, Zurich

Restaurants nearby

  • Kronenhalle100 m

    Address: Raemistrasse 4
    Phone: +41(0)44 2629900

    70% likes this, based on 283 reviews
    Cuisine: Swiss

  • Noon20 m

    Address: Oberdorfstrasse 9
    Phone: +41 (43) 343 96 88

    79% likes this, based on 51 reviews
    Cuisine: Lebanese
    Price Range: CAD 25 - CAD 30

  • Tschingg30 m

    Address: Oberdorfstrasse 2
    Phone: +41 43 210 38 07

    79% likes this, based on 46 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian

  • Spaghetti Factory60 m

    Address: Schifflande 6
    Phone: 044 252 26 66

    63% likes this, based on 128 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian
    Price Range: CAD 18 - CAD 35

  • Restaurant und Zunftstube Weisser Wind30 m

    Address: Oberdorfstrasse 20
    Phone: +41(0)44 2511845

    76% likes this, based on 35 reviews

Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    16

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Hotel Otter Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hotel Otter

Average guest rating

7.4out of 10
Very good
Based on 160 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Group of friends
    4.2

    :( Very bad service and hotel for crazy money.

  • Group of friends
    8.2

    Nice, clean, and modern hotel with a cosy bar. Friendly staff and perfect location.

    Three rooms share one bathroom and one restroom.

  • Family with children
    7.8

    It is not a standard hotel, but an hotel with its own atmosphere. All rooms are different.

  • Single
    5.8

    15 mins to main station by foot

    smoking

  • Couple
    7.8

    Good location, close to train station and tram stops. Lot's of nice restaurants and shops in short walking distance. Rooms were all individually decorated and quite funky (and clean). Breakfast was basic but the croissants/bread was nice and fresh.

    Still expensive considering you are sharing a bathroom, but I think that's just because it's Zurich. The bar and street made it noisy in the evenings, but it was ok with the windows shut (though it got a bit hot).

  • Couple
    5.4

    The breakfast is good ! hotel staff are good !

    There is no air condition and it's very noisy in the very early morning.

  • Group of friends
    5.0

    The design of the room and the location of Hotel Otter were great!

    The smell of smoking is quite strong

  • Single
    6.6

    The location of the hotel is excellent.

    The bathroom is shared. There was no air conditioning in the room, breakfast was poor.

  • Group of friends
    8.2

    the design of room is special and good~~

    the bar on the ground floor is noisy at night.....

  • Single
    7.0

    Very central, clean.

    The free wireless internet didn't work during the evenings on the top floor where I was staying, the connection was only working in some parts of the room as well. Very poor sound isolation towards the corridor, you could constantly hear when people closed the doors. No breakfast before 8 during the weekdays.

  • Couple
    5.4

    Good breakfast and nice late checkout. Helpful stff on level one

    Terrible noise level when trying to sleep.wifi not working properly, big guy in the pub below unhelpful and did nothing to fix wifi or reduce noise level even after the pub below had closed at 1am. Woth paying more and staying somewhere else unless you go out and come home late each night

  • Family with children
    7.8

    It's just very good value for money. Bang in the old centre of Zurich, old, but extremely clean rooms and a very nice breakfast.

    The toilet is in the corridor, you share it with two other rooms.

  • Family with children
    9.2

    Tha staff, the view, the location.

    Surprised to find that the rooms all come with a shared toilet. But it worked well - only 3-4 rooms share, and it was all kept clean and nice.

  • Single
    9.2

    This hotel is very original and in some way your experience may depend upon the room you are allocated as all have variously themed designs. I stayed in a room with the potentially underwhelming title of 'mix', but found a tasteful and refined room which I greatly enjoyed. The included breakfast was also fantastic, being served in the bar downstairs meant real coffee which was a great bonus.

  • Single
    8.2

    Great hotel at a great location. Clean, very convenient location and spacious. My room had no noise from the bar downstairs.

    The only drawback is that the toilet and bathroom are shared but luckily on the same floor, so you share only with 2 other rooms, and there is a sink in the room. However, for the price, it is an excellent steal.

How to reach hostel

hostel Hotel Otter - Zurich Zurich location
Show big map »

Hostel Address:

Oberdorfstrasse 7, Zurich, Switzerland, 8001

Get directions
City Center
  • Zurich
    400 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • Zürich Stadelhofen
    400 m
  • Main Railway Station Zurich
    1.2 km
  • Bus stop
    200 m
Restaurants
  • Kronenhalle (cuisine: Swiss)
    100 m
  • Spaghetti Factory (cuisine: Italian)
    60 m
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    16

Hotel Awards

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Hotels Recommended by Guests in Switzerland

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