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Enjoying a central location in Zurich's Old Town, between the Grossmünster Church and the Limmat River, the Altstadt Hotel features rooms styled by a local artist. Free Wi-Fi and wired internet access are available.

The bar of Altstadt Hotel is popular for its aromatic coffee, fine wines and the jazz background music.

Lake Zurich is only 650 feet from the Altstadt Hotel. A public parking garage is a 4-minute walk away and provides discounts to hotel guests.

This is our guests' favorite part of Zurich, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

Altstadt Hotel has been welcoming guests since Jan 2, 2001

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Zurich, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.7

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, American


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Room Type
1 full bed
1 queen bed
1 queen bed
1 full bed
1 sofa bed
1 queen bed
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Travel Sustainable property
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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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  • Deluxe double room What does two twin beds. That is not enough for four people. I am confused if that is two rooms. How does it fit four people
    Dear all, Thank you for your message. Regarding the question about four person staying in a room. We have Deluxe Double rooms where we can add 2 ex..
    Answered on 12 February 2020
  • Hi, we are family of 4 with 2 kids, age 10 and 15 years old. I am wondering if I can book for design plus and have 2 extra beds in the room. If yes, h..
    In the Design Plus we can put in 2 extra beds. The additional costs are 40 CHF per extra bed incl. breakfast.
    Answered on 27 September 2022
  • Hello, we are looking to book the classic room with 2 double beds. We are a family of 4 with 2 kids age 10 and 12. Please confirm this is 2 large doub..
    Dear Guest You must book the Design Plus Kategorie to have a big double bed and two extra beds for the childs. kind regards, Deborah Desideri
    Answered on 12 May 2022
  • Do you have AC ?
    Our Attic rooms have AC. The Cosy rooms are without AC
    Answered on 27 September 2022
  • Looks like a lovely place! Is there air-condition in the rooms?
    Our attic rooms at 5th floor are with ait condition.
    Answered on 27 August 2022
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Hotel area info *
1 Restaurant On Site
  • Restaurant
    • Cuisine
Amenities of Altstadt Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 8
Most popular amenities
Free WiFi
Airport shuttle
Family rooms
Non-smoking rooms
Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Live music/Performance
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Bike tours
  • Walking tours
  • Movie nights
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Stand-up comedy
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Casino
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • iPad
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and costs CHF 36 per day.
  • Parking garage
  • Public transit tickets
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • Safe
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Pet basket
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Elevator
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Ironing facilities
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Public Bath
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian

House rules

Altstadt Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


From 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa JCB Diners Club American Express Cash Altstadt Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

If you expect to arrive after 23:30, please inform the property in advance. Otherwise a check-in is not possible.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Please inform Altstadt Hotel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Altstadt Hotel

  • Altstadt Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Casino
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Bike tours
    • Live music/Performance
    • Movie nights
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Public Bath
    • Stand-up comedy
    • Walking tours

  • Guests staying at Altstadt Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free
    • American

  • Altstadt Hotel is 800 feet from the center of Zurich.

  • The prices at Altstadt Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The nearest beach is 1,000 feet from Altstadt Hotel.

  • Altstadt Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Room options at Altstadt Hotel include:

    • Double

  • Check-in at Altstadt Hotel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.