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Hotel Otter

Hostelworld.comUSD 97*
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

near to zurich old tower.. i just spend one night over there.. and everything was ok fine. beds was comfortable. interior is awsome. i really enjoyed. my roomate was very friendly i make my one friend their.

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Isla Mujeres, Mexico
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

This place is right in the center of old town Zurich, so you won't spend a fortune on transportation. Staff was really nice and talkative, and you get to meet the owner as well. Beds are comfortable and they even offer a free towel which most hostels, especially the lower priced ones (which this one is considering it's in Zurich)...

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Karachi, Pakistan
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed at Hotel otter during a solo trip in april. I chose a 6 bed female dorm. The room was on the first floor and looked out on the small streets of old town below. The room was quite big and had a closet and shelves for all the guests. There was a sink in the room but toilet...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hostel is so worth it. My room was clean and there was a toilet room in my room. The showers in the hall were clean and had two stalls inside. Check in staff was there but not there all night so make sure you check in early in the afternoon. There is a bar downstairs. The street is cool...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is what it is. Cheap place to stay in Zurich, which is hard to find. If you have a few bucks to spare, I'd go with an airbnb instead. Close enough to train, the hostel is downtown. Rooms were cramped, not enough bathrooms/showers, needed to wait to get ready in the AM. They provide a simple breakfast, but the...

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Spokane, Washington
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Zurich is a beautiful, picture-postcard, fairytale city. And it is quite expensive. Hostel Otter is a really good find that will save some of your budget for the high expense of food and drink. It's in a cool old building in a perfect location. Seriously, I loved the location, it was right in the center of Oldtown. I could walk...

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New City, New York
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This hostel was centrally located on one of the liveliest streets in Old Town Zurich. It is within short walking distance of countless restaurants, shops, and the river. We stayed in a spacious 4 person dorm with a great view of the street below us. The rooms were clean and comfortable, and the lockers were huge. There are only communal...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 31 January 2017

I stayed 2 nights in the large 4-bed female room. The dorm room itself was the highlight, very spacious and comfortable bed with extras such as a kettle, mini-fridge, wardrobe, big lockers, good free wifi and table/chairs in the room. Breakfast (toast and cereal) and towels/linen included. Location in the Old Town was also great, right next to the lake...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed 5 nights here as a base to several tours throughout Switzerland. Very generous room size with two couches and a table with two chairs. The man on reception upon my arrival was very lovely. I had booked a mixed dorm as there were no only female rooms available for my length of stay. He offered to place me in...

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Reviewed 17 October 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...

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Amenities

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

Additional Information about Hotel Otter

Address: Oberdorfstrasse 7, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Zurich > Zurich > Old Town
Price Range: $60 - $339 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Otter 2*
Number of rooms: 16
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“ask for a room overlooking the side street so you dont hear the noise from the bar downstairs”
Atoofah, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“The corner rooms are very spacious”
  • Mini Fridge in Room
aworldofbs, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Pay a bit extra for the large dorm rooms”
juliab551, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“My room was above the bar and outdoor seating area but the noise did not bother me at all.”
Limlle, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The women's dorm in the left corner on the third floor is great.”
N5838FGtracyb, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
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