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Featured Hostels in Zürich

Depot 195 - Hostel Winterthur
2 out of 5
Lagerplatz 4, Winterthur, ZH
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The price is AU$108 per night from 9 Dec. to 10 Dec.

Situated in the entertainment district, this hostel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Villa Flora, Wildpark Bruderhaus and Eishalle Deutweg. Swiss Science Center Technorama ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (65 reviews)

"Rooms are nice and the showers are super convenient even though it’s down the hall. Would recommend!"…"

Reviewed on 7 Sep. 2020

Depot 195 - Hostel Winterthur
Youth Hostel Zurich
2 out of 5
Mutschellenstrasse 114, Zürich
The price is AU$178 per night from 17 Dec. to 18 Dec.

Located in Wollishofen, this hostel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Rote Fabrik and within 3 miles (5 km) of Bahnhofstrasse and ETH Zurich. Zürich Opera House and Kunsthaus ...

4.3/5Excellent! (263 reviews)
Clean but rather expensive for what it is.

"Clean with a reasonable infrastructure. Expensive for what it is, modern hotel concepts have a better price / offering relation than the Youth Hostel Zurich. The youth hostel includes breakfast but given current times there was no buffet, the offered breakfast was not that great, in particular the ..."…"

Reviewed on 8 Apr. 2020

Youth Hostel Zurich
Youth Hostel Rapperswil-Jona
2 out of 5
Hessenhofweg 10, Rapperswil-Jona
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Located in Jona, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Knies Kinderzoo and Kunst(Zeug)Haus. Rapperswil-Jona Municipal Museum and St. James Way are also within ...

4.2/5Very Good! (10 reviews)
Good and comfortable stay

"A very clean hostel and friendly staff members. I forgot my slippers and walked around the room and toilet with my bare feet and didn't feel much dirt. Close to the Zurich lake with beautiful neighbourhood. It is a bit far from Zurich centre but overall a very good stay."…"

Reviewed on 21 Jul. 2017

Youth Hostel Rapperswil-Jona
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Youth Hostel Richterswil
2 out of 5
Hornstrasse 5, Richterswil
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This Horgen District hostel is on the beach, 1.8 mi (2.9 km) from Ticino Theater, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Swiss Casinos Pfaeffikon-Zurichsee and Alpamare ...

4.4/5Excellent! (18 reviews)

"It was fine. Good location near train station."…"

Reviewed on 11 Sep. 2019

Youth Hostel Richterswil
Budget Youth Hostel
1.5 out of 5
175 Ackersteinstrasse, Zürich, ZH
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Located in Hoengg, this hostel is 1.2 mi (2 km) from Puls 5 and within 3 miles (5 km) of Bahnhofstrasse and Hallenstadion. ETH Zurich and Letzigrund Stadium ...

2.4/5 (8 reviews)

"Had me sleeping on a fold out futon in the dining room. 1 shower in the whole building as far as I saw, and the light was burned out. Seriously avoid this place. Also miles from anything remotely worth seeing."…"

Reviewed on 23 Jan. 2020

Budget Youth Hostel
Hostel Airport Oberglatt
2 out of 5
79 Kaiserstuhlstrasse, Oberglatt, ZH
The price is AU$137 per night from 21 Dec. to 22 Dec.

Situated in Oberglatt, this hostel is within 9 miles (15 km) of Regensberg Castle, Hallenstadion and University of Zurich. Lake Katzensee and Halle 622 are also ...

Hostel Airport Oberglatt
Hostel Seeburg Stäfa
2 out of 5
129 Seestrasse, Stafa, ZH
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Located in Meilen District, this hostel is within 6 miles (10 km) of Lake Luetzelsee, Our Lady Chapel and Rapperswil-Jona Municipal Museum. Parish Church of ...

Hostel Seeburg Stäfa
Budget Hostel Zurich
3 out of 5
Riedenhaldenstrasse 7, Zürich
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Located in Center, this hostel is 1.2 mi (2 km) from MFO-Park and within 3 miles (5 km) of Hallenstadion and University of Zurich. Swiss National Museum is 3.1 ...

3.2/5 (24 reviews)

"The room is terable,no soap,the bed is woes,pillows old and in bad foam,rooms not look good at all,I will never go there again"…"

Reviewed on 10 Apr. 2019

Budget Hostel Zurich
Hard Hostel Zürich
2 out of 5
2 Hardstrasse, Zürich
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Located in Center, this hostel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Bahnhofstrasse, Fraumuenster and Swiss National Museum. Kunsthaus Zurich and ETH Zurich are also within ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)

"A simple and cozy accommodation with very polite owner."…"

Reviewed on 25 May 2018

Hard Hostel Zürich
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Kameha Grand Zurich, Autograph Collection

Kameha Grand Zurich, Autograph Collection

5 out of 5
Dufaux Strasse 1, Opfikon, ZH
The price is AU$143 per night from 4 Dec. to 5 Dec.
4.3/5Excellent! (303 reviews)
Nice hotel for airport overnight

"Very nice hotel. Bar/restaurant a bit pricey and bar service a bit aloof."…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar. 2020

Kameha Grand Zurich, Autograph Collection
The Dolder Grand

The Dolder Grand

5 out of 5
Kurhausstrasse 65, Zürich, ZH
The price is AU$1,107 per night from 16 Dec. to 17 Dec.
4.7/5Exceptional! (211 reviews)

"Beautiful, traditional hotel with really cool modern art throughout. Everything was great except beds are quite uncomfortable. Amazing views and great food."…"

Reviewed on 3 Jul. 2020

The Dolder Grand
citizenM Zürich

citizenM Zürich

4 out of 5
Talacker 42, Zürich
The price is AU$179 per night from 2 Jan. to 3 Jan.
4.7/5Exceptional! (398 reviews)

"The location of the hotel is excellent, in the center of everything and right on a tram line. My room was small but cozy and very clean, with quirky decor and unusual / fun touches like adjustable mood lighting, free movies, and such dark blinds that I felt like it was 3am all night (might be dangerous ..."…"

Reviewed on 5 Sep. 2020

citizenM Zürich
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Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Zürich?
Hostels are a great way to stay for a lower cost, so you can save your budget for sightseeing. We’ve heard good things about the zoo and other attractions in this destination, as well as activities like cycling trails.
What is a hostel?
These dorm-style accommodations come in quite a few forms, but they have a few things in common, including budget-friendly prices, a social setting and shared rooms (though many have private options too).
What are the best hostels in Zürich?
Ready to book a hostel in town? These top picks have the best reviews from our guests and could be a good place to start: Youth Hostel Zurich - Close to public transport, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Morgental Tram Stop and Wollishofen Station. You can take advantage of free breakfast and free WiFi, as well as a restaurant. Rooms come with desks and linens. Depot 195 - Hostel Winterthur - Close to public transport, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Winterthur Station. Property features include free WiFi, a bar and a rooftop terrace. You’ll find desks in all rooms. Youth Hostel Richterswil - Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi and a restaurant. Rooms come with showers and desks. Hostel Airport Oberglatt - Guests can enjoy free WiFi and a bar. Budget Youth Hostel - Close to public transport, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Meierhofplatz Tram Stop and Schwert Tram Stop. You can take advantage of free WiFi at this property. You’ll find showers and desks in all rooms.
How many hostels will I be able to find in Zürich?
If you’re hoping to find a low-cost place to stay in Zürich, one of Expedia’s 9 hostels might be a great option.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Zürich?
Good weather’s definitely a plus when you want to venture out and explore, so here’s some information about the seasons: The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 17°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 2°C. Average annual precipitation for Zürich is 1092 inches.
What is there to see and do in Zürich?
In general, Zürich is known for its museums, live music and art. Major attractions include Bahnhofstrasse, ETH Zurich and Hallenstadion. Get out into nature with places such as Lindenhof, Botanical Garden and Uetliberg. Cultural attractions include Kunsthaus Zurich, Zürich Opera House and Swiss National Museum.
What's the best way to get to and around Zürich while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in and around Zürich in your back pocket to make the most of your stay: You can fly into the nearest airport, which is Zurich (ZRH), located 5.8 mi (9.3 km) away. Another option is Altenrhein (ACH-St. Gallen - Altenrhein), located 48 mi (77.3 km) away. Once you’ve arrived, you may want to make use of public transport. You can take advantage of metro transport at Paradeplatz Tram Stop, Borsenstrasse Tram Stop and Helmhaus Tram Stop. To check out more of the surrounding area, catch a train at Zurich (ZLP-Zurich HB Rail Station), Zürich Hauptbahnhof or Zurich Altstetten Station.

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