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Hotel Otter - Zurich

Oberdorfstrasse 7, Zurich, Switzerland, 8001  show map
 2 stars
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Hotel Otter - Zurich

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking
Kitchen facilities

Shared kitchen

Air conditioning
Laundry
Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Elevator

Lift

Luggage storage

Luggage storage

Locker room

Verified Reviews:

  • Very expensive - Room with the balcony - Staff wasn't friendly
  • Room was excellent - Nice bar - Noisy at night
  • Bathroom is clean - Rooms are nice - Hotel is in the old town of zurich
  • Good view of zurich - Breakfast was good - No air conditioning
  • English speaking staff - Free wireless internet - Nice room decor

Overview

The boutique 2-star Hotel Otter provides quick access to an opera, a museum and a gallery nearby. Founded in 1350, the hostel underwent a complete renovation in 2007.

Set in City Centre district of Zurich, the property is about 5 minutes' walk from Wasserkirche. Guests will enjoy Italian and Lebanese cuisine of Spaghetti Factory, which is about 100 meters away.

The Kantonsschule tram stop is 350 meters from Hotel Otter, offering direct links to Zurich Stadelhofen train station.

Rooms

This property comprises of 14 guestrooms. They are fitted with free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a dressing area, a seating area and a personal computer. Many rooms have beds with pillowcases and linens. Rooms are fitted with double beds, single beds and sofa beds. Private bathrooms are appointed with showers and washbasins. Free toiletries and bath sheets are also available.

Eat & Drink

The dining options include a complimentary buffet breakfast served in the dining room.

Services

Guests of Hotel Otter can take advantage of laundry, tour/ticket assistance and ironing.

Relax

A picnic area and a safety deposit box will make a stay in Zurich a very pleasant one.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hostel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of floors:   7.  Number of rooms:   16.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • No parking
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Locker room
  • Lift

Services

  • Laundry

Dining

  • Bar/ Lounge area

Business

  • Fax/Photocopying

Room view

  • City view

Room features

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area

Self-catering

  • Shared kitchen

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out 06:00-10:00 FREE

Children and extra beds

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hostel

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Hostel Address:

Oberdorfstrasse 7, Zurich, Switzerland, 8001

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Airports
Train
  • Zürich Stadelhofen
    1400 ft
  • Main Railway Station Zurich
    4000 ft
Restaurants
  • Kronenhalle (cuisine: Swiss)
    400 ft
  • Spaghetti Factory (cuisine: Italian)
    200 ft
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until 06:00-10:00 
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    16

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Rooms and availability

Hotel Otter photos Exterior Hotel information
Twin Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
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  • General:Dressing area
  • Clothes rack
  • Fan
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Media:TV
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Shared Bathroom Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
    • Balcony
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  • General:Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Clothes rack
  • Fan
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shared toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Media:TV
Hotel Otter photos Exterior Hotel information
Dormitory Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Bed in shared room

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  • General:Dressing area
  • Fan
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shared toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
Hotel Otter photos Exterior Hotel information
Apartment
  • Room size:

    325 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
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  • General:Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Clothes rack
  • Fan
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shared toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Media:TV

Hotel Otter Location

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Local attractions

  • Flieger Museum4.5 mi
    Air Force Center, Uberlandstrasse 255, Dubendorf

    Near the hostel

    • Paradeplatz1700 ft
      Bahnhofstrasse / Poststrasse

      Restaurants nearby

      • Kronenhalle400 ft

        Address: Raemistrasse 4
        Phone: +41(0)44 2629900

        70% likes this, based on 283 reviews
        Cuisine: Swiss

      • Noon100 ft

        Address: Oberdorfstrasse 9
        Phone: +41 (43) 343 96 88

        79% likes this, based on 51 reviews
        Cuisine: Lebanese
        Price Range: USD 20 - USD 24

      • Tschingg100 ft

        Address: Oberdorfstrasse 2
        Phone: +41 43 210 38 07

        79% likes this, based on 46 reviews
        Cuisine: Italian

      • Spaghetti Factory200 ft

        Address: Schifflande 6
        Phone: 044 252 26 66

        63% likes this, based on 128 reviews
        Cuisine: Italian
        Price Range: USD 15 - USD 28

      • Restaurant und Zunftstube Weisser Wind100 ft

        Address: Oberdorfstrasse 20
        Phone: +41(0)44 2511845

        76% likes this, based on 35 reviews

      Hostel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until 06:00-10:00 
      • Year renovated:
        2007
      • Number of floors:
        7
      • Number of rooms:
        16

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      Hotel Otter Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hotel Otter

      7.4
      Very goodBased on132 reviews

      Guest reviews

      • Group of friends
        4.2

        :( Very bad service and hotel for crazy money.

      • Group of friends
        8.2

        Nice, clean, and modern hotel with a cosy bar. Friendly staff and perfect location.

        Three rooms share one bathroom and one restroom.

      • Family with children
        7.8

        It is not a standard hotel, but an hotel with its own atmosphere. All rooms are different.

      • Single
        5.8

        15 mins to main station by foot

        smoking

      • Couple
        7.8

        Good location, close to train station and tram stops. Lot's of nice restaurants and shops in short walking distance. Rooms were all individually decorated and quite funky (and clean). Breakfast was basic but the croissants/bread was nice and fresh.

        Still expensive considering you are sharing a bathroom, but I think that's just because it's Zurich. The bar and street made it noisy in the evenings, but it was ok with the windows shut (though it got a bit hot).

      • Couple
        5.4

        The breakfast is good ! hotel staff are good !

        There is no air condition and it's very noisy in the very early morning.

      • Group of friends
        5.0

        The design of the room and the location of Hotel Otter were great!

        The smell of smoking is quite strong

      • Single
        6.6

        The location of the hotel is excellent.

        The bathroom is shared. There was no air conditioning in the room, breakfast was poor.

      • Group of friends
        8.2

        the design of room is special and good~~

        the bar on the ground floor is noisy at night.....

      • Single
        7.0

        Very central, clean.

        The free wireless internet didn't work during the evenings on the top floor where I was staying, the connection was only working in some parts of the room as well. Very poor sound isolation towards the corridor, you could constantly hear when people closed the doors. No breakfast before 8 during the weekdays.

      • Couple
        5.4

        Good breakfast and nice late checkout. Helpful stff on level one

        Terrible noise level when trying to sleep.wifi not working properly, big guy in the pub below unhelpful and did nothing to fix wifi or reduce noise level even after the pub below had closed at 1am. Woth paying more and staying somewhere else unless you go out and come home late each night

      • Family with children
        7.8

        It's just very good value for money. Bang in the old centre of Zurich, old, but extremely clean rooms and a very nice breakfast.

        The toilet is in the corridor, you share it with two other rooms.

      • Family with children
        9.2

        Tha staff, the view, the location.

        Surprised to find that the rooms all come with a shared toilet. But it worked well - only 3-4 rooms share, and it was all kept clean and nice.

      • Single
        9.2

        This hotel is very original and in some way your experience may depend upon the room you are allocated as all have variously themed designs. I stayed in a room with the potentially underwhelming title of 'mix', but found a tasteful and refined room which I greatly enjoyed. The included breakfast was also fantastic, being served in the bar downstairs meant real coffee which was a great bonus.

      • Single
        8.2

        Great hotel at a great location. Clean, very convenient location and spacious. My room had no noise from the bar downstairs.

        The only drawback is that the toilet and bathroom are shared but luckily on the same floor, so you share only with 2 other rooms, and there is a sink in the room. However, for the price, it is an excellent steal.

      How to reach hostel

      hostel Hotel Otter - Zurich Zurich location
      Show big map »

      Hostel Address:

      Oberdorfstrasse 7, Zurich, Switzerland, 8001

      Get directions
      Airports
      Train
      • Zürich Stadelhofen
        1400 ft
      • Main Railway Station Zurich
        4000 ft
      Restaurants
      • Kronenhalle (cuisine: Swiss)
        400 ft
      • Spaghetti Factory (cuisine: Italian)
        200 ft
      Hostel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until 06:00-10:00 
      • Year renovated:
        2007
      • Number of floors:
        7
      • Number of rooms:
        16

      Hotel Awards

      SwissHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedZurichHotel Otter

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Hotels Recommended by Guests in Switzerland

      Use Badge