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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Great Location! Everyone working at this hotel was so helpful and nice. We arrived extremely early before our check in and they were very accommodating for our needs. They also recommended places for us to go to, how to get around, and directions to everything. The hotel was also very clean and the beds were comfy. I would recommend this... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed September 29, 2016

Stayed 4 nights in Hotel Otter which impressed me right from the time I booked. They replied within 24 hours to my request for a lower bunk. On check in day, I called and was told they could store my luggage to let me explore Zurich unhindered. Then Handan, the receptionist on duty understood my dilemma about trying fondue as... More 

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Reviewed August 5, 2016

Hotel Otter has great character, kind and helpful staff, and a fantastic location, all at a very decent price given that it's at the historic center of one of Europe's most expensive cities. I wish they served breakfast earlier - 7:30 is not early enough for many travelers - but when I complained, Handa (sp?) went way out of her... More 

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Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

I wish we would've booked our room for longer than for one night. We were lucky to have the African room that comes with a small balcony - with gorgeous views over the Zurich old town. It takes a certain kind of traveler to appreciate this place properly. If you enjoy discovering something new off the beaten track and like... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed June 24, 2016

Dining out costs a fortune in Zurich, but the room has a fridge and you can make do with sandwiches, cooked chicken, and packaged salads. The friendly staff will direct you to the nearest Coop to pick up groceries.In the morning they have the standard continental breakfast in addition to a selection of cold cuts, rolls, and hard boiled eggs.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed June 15, 2016

Positive: --Excellent location, 3 minutes from Bellvueplatz, Zurich. -Plenty of eating options near by. A COOP store on Bellvue platz is an advantage. --I stayed in 4 bed mixed dorm. Room size and lockers are good. A wash basin in the room. -Beds are comfortable and clean. - A small refrigerator is provided in the room which is a great... More 

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Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

The location is perfect. Great environment. the stuff was very friendly specially the lady on the main desk, she helped me with something urgent even after the check out. I very much recomend this hotel.

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Thank Camila T
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed June 15, 2016

Great rooms, clean and colourful. The sharing of the toilet and bathroom was not a problem at all! There are only three rooms on each floor. When I was there for 2 nights I never even saw the other people. It was only at breakfast, downstairs in the cafe, that I saw the other people staying in the hotel. The... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed May 18, 2016

Uncomplicated place to stay in the old town of Zurich. Absolutely great value for money and super friendly staff/team. It's not a lux place but a great place to stay for a night if in the need for accomodation in Zurich. Very quick check in and check out process, no fuss and straight forward. Great location, just minutes away from... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed April 1, 2016

As others have said it is tricky to find, but so worth it! We arrived a little early for check in, but the wonderful lady working there made me a great cup of coffee while I relaxed in the bar area, which is great right after getting off a plane and taking a taxi ride. The room was fantastic, the... More 

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Amenities

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Restaurant
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Hotel Otter

Address: Oberdorfstrasse 7, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Zurich > Zurich > Old Town
Price Range: $42 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Otter 2*
Number of rooms: 16
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“My room was above the bar and outdoor seating area but the noise did not bother me at all.”
 of 5 bubbles Limlle, Sep 29, 2016 | Read review
“The women's dorm in the left corner on the third floor is great.”
 of 5 bubbles N5838FGtracyb, Aug 5, 2016 | Read review
“Not much choice in room.”
 of 5 bubbles VinVin2014, Jun 15, 2016 | Read review
“The higher the room the less noise, I presume”
 of 5 bubbles blommetje, Jun 15, 2016 | Read review
“Location and views are fantastic”
  • The African Room
  • View from room mini-balcony
 of 5 bubbles dustinpardue, Apr 1, 2016 | Read review
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