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Hotel Otter

102 reviews
#96 of 138 Hotels in Zurich
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good42%
  • Average26%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“bar downstairs”(8 reviews)
“bunk beds”(4 reviews)
“common room”(4 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed
Laundry Service
2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect location, situated right in the center of the city, surrounded by small restaurants, shops and bars. Average Cleanliness. Good hot water and water pressure in the showers. Pretty pricey, but everything in Switzerland is expensive

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Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Position is good (very, very central, near the river) the rooms are big enought. A problem is that there aren't many showers. however, I suggest this hostel. The price is not expansive with the services

Thank RZNapoli
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Right. Zurich and cheap are not compatible. I'm from Ireland so am used to paying X for the usuals. Zurich is 1.75 to 2X the price generally. So, €39 for the night was ok as I was only staying one night. The receptionist was delightfully...More

Thank patrock b
Reviewed 4 October 2017

This establishment is now called Oldtown Hostel Otter. It is a small hostel which lent to a more communal feel for shared spaces, allowing you to meet more people. It has a small elevator for those carrying heavy luggage. It was conveniently located in the...More

Thank Alex D
Reviewed 14 September 2017

What else as george would say ? The Otter Hotel offers everything a globe trotter is looking for. A perfect location in the heart of the city center, lockers for luggages a common room for breakfast and cherry on top of the cake a Bar...More

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Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
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Breakfast included
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Bar/Lounge
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US$ 45 - US$ 191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$ 45 - US$ 191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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"Ask for a bed away from the door as hallway light will shine right on you."
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"ask for a room overlooking the side street so you dont hear the noise from the bar downstairs"
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"The corner rooms are very spacious"
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"Pay a bit extra for the large dorm rooms"
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