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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

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • No parking
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Locker room
  • Lift

Services

  • Laundry

Dining facilities

  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Fax/Photocopying

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • 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 08:00-10:00 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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City Centre
  • Zurich
    1400 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Zürich Stadelhofen
    1400 ft
  • Main Railway Station Zurich
    4000 ft
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • Kronenhalle (cuisine: Swiss)
    400 ft
  • Spaghetti Factory (cuisine: Italian)
    200 ft
Parks
  • Lindenhofplatz
    2000 ft
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until 08:00-10:00 
  • 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
Room Description:

This twin room with private toilet and shower has a TV, free WiFi, a fridge and a washbasin.

Hotel Otter photos Room
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
Room Description:

Spacious room with cable TV and a seating area. The bathroom and toilet are on the corridor.

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
Room Description:

This is a single bed in a female-only dormitory room with bunk beds for 6 people in total. Shared bathroom facilities are available. There is a locker for every guest in the room. Bed linen and a towel are included in the rate.

Hotel Otter photos Exterior Hotel information
Apartment
  • Room size:

    325 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • + More
  • 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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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Grossmünster700 ft
  • Fraumünster1000 ft
  • Tonhalle Zürich2000 ft
  • Lago - Das nautische Zentrum2000 ft
  • Urania Observatory2300 ft

Popular areas

  • City Center1000 ft
  • Niederdorf2000 ft

Places of interest

  • Helmhaus700 ft
  • Schipfe1700 ft
  • Kongresshaus Zürich2000 ft
  • Urania Observatory2300 ft
  • University Hospital Zurich3000 ft

Train stations

  • Zürich Stadelhofen1000 ft

Shopping areas

  • Bahnhofstrasse2000 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Bellevueplatz400 ft
  • Saint Peter Zurich1400 ft
  • Rathaus Zurich1400 ft
  • Rathaus Zurich1400 ft
  • Bürkliplatz1400 ft
  • St. Peter Zurich1400 ft
  • Paradeplatz1700 ft

Museums

  • Kunsthaus Zurich700 ft

Parks

  • Lindenhof2000 ft

Universities, Institutes

  • University/FIT-Zürich2300 ft
  • ETH Zurich2700 ft

Theaters

  • Zurich Opera house1400 ft

Business areas

  • Swiss Exchange3300 ft

Public parking

  • Zentralbibliothek Zürich2000 ft
  • University/FIT-Zürich2300 ft
  • ETH Zurich2700 ft

Local attractions

  • Rietberg Museum1.0 mi
    Gablerstrasse 15
  • Botanical Garden (Botanischer Garten)1.0 mi
    Zollikerstrasse 107
  • Flussbad Oberer Letten1.3 mi
    Lettensteg 10
  • Chinese Garden Zurich5300 ft
    Bellerivestrasse 138
  • Parkanlage Zuerihorn1.1 mi
    Zurihorn

Near the hostel

  • Grossmunster800 ft
    Grossmunsterplatz
  • Wasserkirche800 ft
    Limmatquai 31
  • Church of Our Lady (Fraumunster)1100 ft
    Fraumunsterstrasse Münsterhof
  • Bellevue Square1300 ft
    ZurichSwitzerland
  • Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)1000 ft
    Heimplatz 1
  • Helmhaus800 ft
    Limmatquai 31
  • Zunfthaus Zur Meisen1200 ft
    Muensterhof 20

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 08:00-10:00 
  • 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

Average guest rating

7.4out of 10
Very good
Based on 156 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
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Hostel Address:

Oberdorfstrasse 7, Zurich, Switzerland, 8001

Get directions
City Centre
  • Zurich
    1400 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Zürich Stadelhofen
    1400 ft
  • Main Railway Station Zurich
    4000 ft
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • Kronenhalle (cuisine: Swiss)
    400 ft
  • Spaghetti Factory (cuisine: Italian)
    200 ft
Parks
  • Lindenhofplatz
    2000 ft
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until 08:00-10:00 
  • 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

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