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Helmhaus Swiss Quality Hotel
4 out of 5
Schifflaende 30, Zürich, ZH
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The price is AU$383 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (492 reviews)

"The staff was very friendly, professional and knowledgeable. The breakfast was excellent. I did not need to eat breakfast at any other establishment. They had breads, eggs,bacon, charcuterie, cereal coffee cappuccino.Several different jams, jellies and cheese spreads. It was wonderful. Eugene was ..."…"

Reviewed on 25 Jan. 2020

Helmhaus Swiss Quality Hotel
Marktgasse Hotel
4 out of 5
Marktgasse 17, Zürich
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The price is AU$337 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (271 reviews)
Nice spot

"Great location; nice decor; fun common spaces; friendly service. Room would have been too small for anything more than a weekend (and I’m from NYC so used to small spaces). Would definitely recommend."…"

Reviewed on 17 Feb. 2020

Marktgasse Hotel
Hotel Adler Zürich
3 out of 5
Rosengasse 10, Zürich
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$276 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (802 reviews)

"Great location. Friendly staff. Good breakfast selection."…"

Reviewed on 12 Mar. 2020

Hotel Adler Zürich
Hotel Scheuble
3 out of 5
Muehlegasse 17, Zürich, ZH
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The price is AU$237 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (394 reviews)

"All the staff were so warm and friendly. Super helpful. Hotel is comfortable, spotlessly clean and in a brilliant location"…"

Reviewed on 23 Jul. 2020

Hotel Scheuble
Hotel Alexander
3 out of 5
Niederdorfstrasse 40, Zürich, ZH
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The price is AU$233 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (328 reviews)

"This property was clean and the breakfast each morning was wonderful. Also they offer guests a wi-Fi hotspot which was truly a lifesaver when exploring the city."…"

Reviewed on 5 Mar. 2020

Hotel Alexander
Sorell Hotel Zürichberg
4 out of 5
Orellistrasse 21, Zürich, ZH
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The price is AU$339 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (425 reviews)

"15-20 min away, by train, from the center, but excellent place."…"

Reviewed on 28 Dec. 2019

Sorell Hotel Zürichberg
Hotel Rössli
3 out of 5
Rossligasse 7, Zürich, ZH
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The price is AU$191 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (540 reviews)

"Rooms are small but manageable, mattress could be a bit firmer, pillows could be a bit thicker, overall a decent place to stay"…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar. 2020

Hotel Rössli
Sorell Hotel Rütli
3.5 out of 5
Zaehringerstrasse 43, Zürich, ZH
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The price is AU$246 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (990 reviews)

"Great breakfast. Great location. Clean. Great value."…"

Reviewed on 24 Feb. 2020

Sorell Hotel Rütli
Boutique Hotel Wellenberg
4 out of 5
Niederdorf Strasse 10, Zürich, ZH
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The price is AU$302 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (984 reviews)

"Location and staff were superb. The housekeeping was spotty and there were issues with the room that were not resolved"…"

Reviewed on 18 Mar. 2020

Boutique Hotel Wellenberg
Central Plaza Hotel
4 out of 5
Central 1, Zürich, ZH
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The price is AU$360 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (993 reviews)
Wonderful hotel near Zurich main train station

"Two night stay prior to ski vacation in St. Moritz. Regular room is very small (I visited a fellow travelers room). We had a suite which was spacious and convenient. It was an easy walk from the train station and convenient to restaurants. Breakfast was well appointed and tasty."…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar. 2020

Central Plaza Hotel
Bristol Hotel
3 out of 5
Stampfenbachstrasse 34, Zürich, ZH
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The price is AU$179 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (985 reviews)

"The hotel is centrally located. Its right on the corner of the Central Tram station that connects you to everything. The rooms are small but comfortable. The staff is very friendly and always ready to help. The hotel still uses a key for the room which is interesting. Unfortunately the elevator wasnt ..."…"

Reviewed on 4 Aug. 2020

Bristol Hotel
Hotel du Theatre by Fassbind
3 out of 5
Seilergraben 69, Zürich, ZH
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The price is AU$181 per night
4/5Very Good! (844 reviews)

"Good location (close to where i worked), quiet room despite being at heavily trafficked major road, friendly personnel and nice breakfast. Very good price-quality ratio. Not the first time I've stayed there"…"

Reviewed on 29 Feb. 2020

Hotel du Theatre by Fassbind
Hotel Old Town
3 out of 5
Niederdorferstrasse 19, Zürich
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The price is AU$257 per night
4/5Very Good! (136 reviews)

"Great location. Nice rooms. Check in/out is weird because you do it at the restaurant downstairs--there is no traditional lobby or front desk."…"

Reviewed on 11 Dec. 2019

Hotel Old Town
Statthotel
1 out of 5
Schneggengasse 8, Zürich, ZH
The price is AU$169 per night
3.9/5Good! (149 reviews)
Clean and comfortable

"Nice bed and shower. A little tight like all the other rooms we have stayed in Europe."…"

Reviewed on 14 Nov. 2019

Statthotel
Hotel Limmathof
2 out of 5
Limmatquai 142, Zürich
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$152 per night
3.9/5Good! (379 reviews)

"Nice view, friendly staff, clean room with comfy bed and pillows."…"

Reviewed on 23 Mar. 2020

Hotel Limmathof
Hotel PLATZHIRSCH
3 out of 5
Spitalgasse 3, Zürich, ZH
The price is AU$237 per night
3.8/5Good! (227 reviews)

"Check in arrangements a little odd, otherwise very good both for location and comfort"…"

Reviewed on 22 Feb. 2020

Hotel PLATZHIRSCH
Alexander Guesthouse
2 out of 5
Zähringerstrasse 16, Zürich, ZH
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The price is AU$197 per night
3.8/5Good! (245 reviews)
Very basic accommodations but clean and convenient

"This place is an excellent location. Lots of shopping, restaurants, bars within walking distance. Rooms are simple and clean."…"

Reviewed on 3 Mar. 2020

Alexander Guesthouse
Hotel Felix
3 out of 5
Zaehringerstrasse 25, Zürich, ZH
The price is AU$232 per night
2.3/5 (3 reviews)

"Low quality hotel; it was not what we expected; Stains carpet , dirty bathroom; no air conditioner ; dirty walls; things falling apart in the bathroom"…"

Reviewed on 25 Jan. 2020

Hotel Felix
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There are many things to love about Zürich. Home to great restaurants, a thriving arts scene, and plenty of outdoor spaces, there are truly an unlimited number of ways to enjoy your holiday. In addition to its modern-day marvels, Zürich is also known for its rich history. Choose to immerse yourself in local life firsthand by booking your stay at one of the best historic hotels in Zürich.

Historic accommodation in Zürich will lend an air of glamour to your stay. As you stroll through the lobby, notice the refined lighting fixtures and intricate floor detailing that have been preserved over the years. The elegant amenities extend to your room, where you may enjoy vintage styling and opulent touches that make you feel as though you’ve stepped back in time. After taking the time to unpack and relax in your room, venture out into the streets of Zürich to explore the many landmarks and museums that also bring you back to yesteryear.

Whether you spend your time brushing up on local lore or simply want to experience the stately atmosphere of a Zürich historic hotel, we’ve got you covered. We have an array of properties offering the amenities and vintage vibes you crave, and that are well-suited for both solo travel and for meeting the needs of you and your entire travel party. Boasting contemporary luxuries as well as well-preserved pieces of history, we have Zürich accommodation in a historic setting that will make your next holiday one for the books.

Frequently asked questions

What should I expect on my historical trip to Zürich?
Visitors love the fascinating history they find in Zürich. And while you’re here, you can check out the renowned opera and scenic lakeside. You can also take time at the major shopping area in this culturally rich area.
What's the best accommodation in Zürich to absorb the local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Boutique Hotel Wellenberg is a top 4-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features free breakfast and a restaurant. Lindenhof is a short walk away. A couple of other options near historic sites include Hotel Adler Zürich and Bristol Hotel.
How many historical hotels are there in Zürich?
In Zürich, there are 363 hotels and other lodging options bookable on Expedia, including 130 historic hotels or hotels close to historic sites.
What are the must-see historical places and other sights in Zürich?
Zürich is notable for landmarks like Zürich Opera House, Lindenhof and Predigerkirche. Known for its opera, cultural venues include Hallenstadion, Kunsthaus Zurich and Swiss National Museum. Other popular sights include Bahnhofstrasse and ETH Zurich.
What is a historic hotel like in Zürich?
By booking a historic hotel, guests can enjoy a holiday in a building that has an officially recognised national historic designation. A stately home, palace or even a lodge, old police station or skyscraper can be transformed into a historic hotel provided that it’s of special interest. Traditional architecture and period features can be admired in the communal spaces and guestrooms of historic hotels in Zürich, giving a sense of history.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
“Heritage hotel” is more common in Asia and Europe, while “historic hotel” is a term often used in the U.S. overall though the terms are similar. The building and architecture of a historic hotel is generally the most important aspect. For a heritage hotel, often it’s the cultural value along with how it shaped the community.
Do historic hotels in Zürich have modern facilities?
Hotel interiors feature the modern conveniences and safety features you’ve come to expect, but every effort is made to preserve treasured traditions and historic facades. Private rooms with updated bathroom facilities, heating and air conditioning, free and fast Internet, and the normal amenities found in a hotel will be available in a historic hotel. When you choose a historic hotel in Zürich, don’t worry that you’ll find a place that’s uncomfortable or rundown.

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