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Oberdorfstrasse 7, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.1/10! (score from 225 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Hotel Otter.
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No parking available.
Non-smoking Rooms, Elevator, Heating
2:00 PM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
All children under 12 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
All children under 2 years stay free of charge in a crib.
All children under 12 years stay free of charge for extra beds.
All older children or adults are charged CHF 20 per person per night for extra beds.
The maximum number of extra beds/cribs in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
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The person who greeted me at the desk was kind and helpful. The location was great.
The bed was on a weird platform about 4 feet high; to get up to it (and a table and 2 chairs), you had to step up a platform about 2 feet high. It was not a comfortable arrangement for someone who has to get up in the night, especially given the location of the bathroom across the hallway.
Excellent bed, friendly atmosphere
I was extremely happy with my stay at Hotel Otter. The reception staff were friendly and helpful, the bathroom facilities and my room were extremely clean. Heating in the room was perfect and it is in a great location. I will definitely recommend Hotel Otter to others.
The location and the friendly staff. I felt safe and secure at the hotel.
The idea of shared bathrooms is not the best. One of the showers wasn't working. Very little amount of soap was provided. On weekends breakfast is offered very late..so I actually had to pay for the breakfast for two peoples but not have it.
Website did not indicate to my knowledge that there were shared bathroom facilities.
No muesli for breakfast
Friendly staff Nice breakfast Good location
WiFi not working People shouting in the corridor until 1.30am
great location - it is literally a two minute walk from the metro station where we came from the airport, decent breakfast, super clean and charming rooms. shared bathroom not a problem at all. I would come again, and would recommend to anyone who wants a central position in this expensive city.
checking in late evening was a bit of a problem as the place downstairs is a bar..the girl serving was a bit rude. the owner was however very helpful when we asked to leave our luggage.
The Staff was great.
Quirky hotel in an old building. Each room has a different theme. Tiniest lift any of us has ever seen. Very helpful staff. Very inexpensive for Zurich.
Tiniest lift any of us has ever seen! Shared bathroom facilities. Rooms were rather warm, and the windows didn't open very far for natural ventilation. Taxi driver had never heard of it, and even with the address it was not easy to find.
We spent 2 nights there and liked almost everything from there.Especially the lady in the morning for breakfast., her kindness makes the whole experience more delightful. Great breakfast, I feel like I weighed a bit more after. :) will for sure come back again.
seriously, with this price , nothing!
Good location, near shopping, food, public transport and lake. Staff was helpful with suggestions.
Hotel was fine, but Zurich can be expensive and many shops close early at night.
The staff were very nice, helpful and polite. We had a great time there. Even not much choice of breakfast but that's what we expected and it s up to standard(coffee is nice). Also the location is very good, near metro and easy to reach every basic thing u need!
There is no kettle in the room.
Individually decorated rooms, well located, decent breakfast included
Some of the common areas could be refreshed
Location was great; breakfast was quite good also. Wifi was decent.
Staff was unfriendly; only one of 3 or 4 power outlets worked (and it was being occupied by the TV, so no light unless I unplugged it and ran the lamp cord across the room); the shared bathroom consists of a toilet in a closet-sized space (door can barely close) and a separate room with a shower stall and a tub, no mirror or sink except in bedroom.
Great location Super value
Not a toilet in room (I know, it was stated that that was the case). Smoking in bar/for breakfast not so nice
Right there, spot on, in the middle of the pedestrian zone, nice pubs around (and below), very friendly staff
Well, it's Switzerland. On top of that, it's Zurich, and in the middle of the city - and still I had the feeling that it's a steep price for a room where you have to share shower and toilet with the other rooms on the floor. But of course, you know that when you book.
Room was clean, location was easy to get to public transportation. WC and bath/shower room were very clean at all times, even though we shared it with other people. Reception staff was very helpful. A small bar at the Otter was a good place to people watch. Close to Lake Zurich.
Cute themes to each room. Ours was a very spacious corner room on the 5th floor decorated in an Arabian night theme.
Some street noise, but this is a busy city.
inexpensive for Zurich. breakfast included.
shared toilet (like a hostel), but I had a shower in my room.
Check in was really easy, and we got a great room with lots of character and very spacious (Japan room). The place was in a great location in the old part of the city. Highly recommended
Was a bit noisy at night with the bar downstairs, but nothing too bad
Excellent location, set in charming old streets, and only a nice little walk from the busier parts of the downtown core. The walk to the downtown core though, is EXTREMELY nice!!!
Room lacked ventilation and was a little hot. (we realized in the morning it was possible to open the windows, which we hadn't noticed in the evening behind the curtains. Shared shower would be better with a door instead of a shower curtain.
Absolutely superb location, good size bedrooms with storage for clothing, clean facilities
Location Breakfast Staff Wifi Bar
Noise from other rooms and smacking doors after midnight.
The decor and facilities were basic. Decoratively it reminded me of hippy hotels of the 60s which may have a retro chic appeal to some but not I am afraid to me. There are better hotels in the vicinity which are not much more expensive.
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