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Oberdorfstrasse 7, 1. Zurich Old Town - City Center, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.1/10! (score from 222 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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Based on 222 reviews
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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.
- Localisation in the center of old town in Zurich - Friendly staff - Breakfast included in the price - Good price to quality ratio - Small, but clean rooms
- No parking place, I was forced to bring bikes to the room - Bathroom and shower not in the room
Breakfast included, good location
Non ensuite but didn't really matter
The hotel is very well located, in the heart of Zurich old city, walking distance to everything.. I also liked the little bar where breakfast is served and the friendly environment that staff creates.
The room was nice, clean (although TV and wifi didn't work).
The shared washrooms were a bit filthy, considering the price.
Clean, well located, good breakfast. Friendly staff, nice sized rooms. Shared bathrooms were clean and of a good size.
No ac meant it was quite hot in our room, but not unbearable.
Noisy pub downstairs, bring earplugs. The shared toilet too cramped and difficult to get into. No soap in shower. The small fridge was not cold at all, due to a huge lump of ice formed on the cooling element. No air conditioning. The photos look much better than in reality. Breakfast starting too late (8:00), missed it. Not good value for money, unless you really like the location, which we didn't.
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