Stay in the heart of Zurich Excellent location – show map

You're eligible for a Genius discount at Central Plaza! To save at this property, all you have to do is sign in.

The Central Plaza Hotel is located right at Zurich's Central Square next to the main railway station. Guests enjoy free WiFi and complimentary access to the gym next door. A coffee machine with free coffee can be found in all rooms and there are 2 restaurants.

All rooms are soundproofed and they come with a mini-bar and satellite TV. The private bathrooms feature a hairdryer and toiletries. Slippers and bathrobes are offered on request.

The Central Plaza features the Kings Cave grill restaurant, located in the cellar and decorated with ancient mirrors and paintings. The Central 1 restaurant and bar serves breakfast, lunch, coffee and cake as well as dinner. In the evening, there is live piano music. During summer, guests can also dine at the Central Garden outside.

The Bahnhofstraße, Zurich's most popular shopping street, is only few steps away from the Central Plaza. In the close surroundings, there are also numerous banks, historical churches, several museums and art galleries.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Central Plaza has been welcoming guests since May 4, 2001
Hotel chain/brand: Warwick Hotels and Resorts

ATM & Currency Exchange: Need cash? There's an ATM and a currency exchange service at this property.

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Zurich, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.5

Breakfast Info

Continental, Buffet

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


When would you like to stay at Central Plaza?

Sorry, reservations for more than 90 nights aren't possible.

Enter your dates to check availability.

Your departure date is invalid.

Check-in date
Check-out date
Approximate prices in USD for a 1-night stay
Loading dates...
Room Type
Show prices
Show prices
Show prices
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose Central Plaza

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property

The property usually replies within a few days

Thanks! You'll receive an email as soon as the property answers your question.

Hotel area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
Located in the historic old town

The old town's brightly painted houses surround Lake Zurich and the crystal-clear Limmat River. There are enough quirky shops and restaurants here for endless exploration.

What's nearby
  • Zurich Christmas Market
    0.2 miles
  • Swiss National Museum
    0.2 miles
  • Zentralbibliothek Zürich
    0.2 miles
  • ETH Zurich
    0.2 miles
  • Urania Observatory
    0.3 miles
  • University Hospital Zurich
    0.3 miles
  • Lindenhof
    0.3 miles
  • Platzspitz Park
    0.3 miles
  • University of Zurich
    0.3 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Starbucks
    0 miles
Top attractions
  • Bahnhofstrasse
    0.5 miles
  • Grossmünster
    0.5 miles
  • Fraumünster
    0.5 miles
  • Kunsthaus Zurich
    0.5 miles
  • Paradeplatz
    0.6 miles
  • Bellevueplatz
    0.7 miles
  • Zurich Opera House
    0.8 miles
  • Museum Rietberg
    1.4 miles
  • Zoo Zurich
    1.5 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Lake Zürichsee
    0.7 miles
  • Mountain Uetliberg
    3.7 miles
  • Mountain Pfannenstihl
    12.4 miles
  • River Limmat
    0 miles
Public transit
  • Train Zurich Central Station
    0.2 miles
Closest Airports
  • Zurich Airport
    5.2 miles
  • St. Gallen-Altenrhein Airport
    47.9 miles
  • Basel-Mulhouse Airport
    49.7 miles
How to get to Central Plaza from Zurich Airport
Missing some information? Yes / No
Great! Thanks for your response.
Thanks! You'll receive an email as soon as the property answers your question.
3 Restaurants On Site

    Restaurant / Bar Central 1

    Food: European

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, High tea, Cocktail hour

    Central Garden

    Food: European

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

    Restaurant King's Cave (Steak Restaurant)

    Food: European

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of Central Plaza
  • Terrace
Pets are allowed. No extra charges.
  • Live music/Performance
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries Off-site Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • Safe
  • Pet bowls
  • Pet basket
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Fitness
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Russian
  • Albanian
  • Serbian
Missing some information? Yes / No
Great! Thanks for your response.
Thanks! You'll receive an email as soon as the property answers your question.

House rules Central Plaza takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM


1:00 AM - 12:00 PM


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.

Children 6 and above are considered adults at this property.

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 by request
Extra bed by request
3 - 5 years
Extra bed by request
6+ years
Extra bed by request
CHF 50 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Free! Pets are allowed. No extra charges.

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card JCB Diners Club American Express Central Plaza accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that the number of garage parking spaces is limited and they have to be reserved in advance.

As a hotel guest, no Covid19 certificate (“Vaccinated, tested, recovered”) is required. We are only allowed to serve you in the restaurant if you have a certificate. If you do not have a Covid19 certificate, we will be happy to offer you room service. In our Central Garden and in the Side Walk Café we are allowed to serve you without a certificate.

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 is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

FAQs about Central Plaza

  • Room options at Central Plaza include:

    • Single
    • Double
    • Suite
    • Twin

  • Central Plaza offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Walking tours
    • Fitness
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Live music/Performance
    • Bike tours

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

  • Check-in at Central Plaza is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Central Plaza by:

    • Train 15min
    • Taxi 15min

  • Central Plaza has 3 restaurants:

    • Restaurant / Bar Central 1
    • Central Garden
    • Restaurant King's Cave (Steak Restaurant)

  • Guests staying at Central Plaza can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet
    • À la carte

  • Central Plaza is 0.7 miles from the center of Zurich.