Best Places for Backpackers in Zurich, Switzerland.

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The best backpackers destinations & accommodation in Zurich, Switzerland.

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Top 12 hostels in Zurich, Switzerland.

These are the 12 most awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Zurich, Switzerland.

1
Hotel Allegra

91 /100

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Hotel Allegra

The hotel features 132 spacious rooms with 1-5! beds, shower, toilet, hairdryer, cosmetic mirror, safe, TV, telephone and free Wi-Fi internet. All rooms are equipped with Swiss quality beds and mattresses to secure a sound night sleep. Only non-smoking rooms. Special large rooms for wheelchairs a...
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2
Hotel Arlette Beim Hauptbahnhof

90 /100

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Hotel Arlette Beim Hauptbahnhof

Hotel Arlette is a small, charming hotel located at the main railway station in Zurich, only 2 minutes walk from the city centre and its world famous Bahnhofstrasse. The hotel is 5 minutes from shopping centres, banks and the University. Tram and bus stations are also close by. All rooms with sho...
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3
Youthhostel Zurich

87 /100

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Youthhostel Zurich

On the site where a school cabin served as a hostel in 1936, there now stands a spacious new-build featuring modern infrastructure, varied cuisine, a cosy bar and a 24-hour reception. Just a stone's throw from the lake shore, it's the perfect place from which to start chilled afternoons on the lake,...
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4
Pension fuerDich

86 /100

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Pension fuerDich

We offer three apartments with two double and one single room each. Every apartment shares a shower/bathroom in the hall. The rooms are furnished in a vintage style and provide full size bed, tv, lounge chairs and balcony. Of course we also provide free wlan. Our bar and cafe in the basement is...
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5
Hotel Welcome Inn

84 /100

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Hotel Welcome Inn

Free Wifi in all rooms All 98 rooms have been renovated in modern style and are fully equipped with shower, toilet, hairdryer, cosmetic mirror, fridge, safe, touch tone phone and free Wi-Fi. Only non-smoking rooms. Free Internet corner in the hotel. Our multilingual staff is always attentiv...
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6
Oldtown Hostel Otter

84 /100

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Oldtown Hostel Otter

New hostel in the heart of Zurich with a trendy café-bar where you meet locals as well as other travellers. The former Hotel Otter changed recently into a hostel right in the old town of Zurich. The hostel is above the Wueste, a trendy café-bar. The upper floors remain with the previous hotel standa...
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7
Hotel Bristol Zurich

84 /100

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Hotel Bristol Zurich

Hotel Bristol is a friendly hotel which is located 5 minutes walk from the main train station and Bahnhofstrasse from where many of the excursions depart. All rooms are recently renovated and have direct dial telephone, radio, cable TV. The WIFI is free of charge throughout the property. There a...
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8
Hotel Limmathof

82 /100

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Hotel Limmathof

You find the Hotel Limmathof in the very spot where the romantic old part of town meets the business world of modern Zurich. A historic house, in which businesspeople and tourists feel at home the very first minute of their stay. Hotel Limmathof offers conveniences to suit all your needs: Bath/s...
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9
City Backpacker - Hostel Biber

80 /100

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City Backpacker - Hostel Biber

City Backpacker - Hotel/Hostel Biber is located in the pedestrian area right in the heart of the beautiful and lively old part of town. The most important sights and places are in walking distance, such as churches, museums, the lake and of course the famous shopping street, Bahnhofstrasse. Nigh...
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10
X-TRA The Hotel

77 /100

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X-TRA The Hotel

If you are looking for fantastic budget accommodation combined with the best nightlife in Zurich, then X-TRA is definitely the place to stay. This trendy hotel is located right in the city centre. We have stylish singles, doubles, triples and four bed rooms which are designed to make you feel at...
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11
Lindas Beauty Hostel

75 /100

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Lindas Beauty Hostel

Our property Lindas Beauty Hostel offers the lowest fares, located in the heart of Zurich. With us you will have a unique experience you will never forget. You can use the washing machine and tumble-dryer in the common laundry room on the 5th floor at a surcharge. Located at the Central Square, L...
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12
Lindas Paradise Hostel

75 /100

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Lindas Paradise Hostel

A completely non-smoking hotel, is located just a 4-minute walk from Zurich Main Train Station and only a 10-minute drive away from Zurich Airport. Located in the City Center at the Central Square, Linda's City Hostel is only 500m from the Main Train Station and the Bahnhofstrasse, Zurich’s main dow...
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