Hostels in Zurich, Switzerland

9 hostels available. Prices start from $27 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Zurich

Digital Nomads Party Hostel Solo Traveller
"Capsule Hotel - Alpine Garden Zurich provides 144 Swiss Quality Capsules and is located directly opposite of Check in 1 at Zurich Airport. Zurich city centre is just 10 minutes away with the … More

Youth Hostel

District 2
Free Breakfast
Digital Nomads Family-Friendly Hostel Groups (10+ people)
"…It was expensive, but it was also the cheapest one I found and it really is value for money. quiet location but it is very convenient to get around thanks to the extensive tram network. i … More

Oldtown Hostel Otter

Free Breakfast
Solo Traveller
"…They were super nice. They even give you a free drink for each night that you stay with them. Please take note that this hostel is located in the Red Light District of Zurich. I had no idea until … More
"…Green Marmot Capsule Hostel Policies and Conditions: Cancellation policy: 24h before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your stay. … More
Party Hostel
175 Ackersteinstrasse More
Party Hostel Solo Traveller
"…General: Reception from 15.00 to 23.45 No curfew No pets allowed" …"You can reach Stay2Night Hostel by Bus 31 from Zurich HB (main station) . Direction is Hermetschloo and get off at Militär-/ … More
Quiet Rest
"…Most of the rooms have a window facing outward. Each level also has a male and female bathroom (shower and toilet). There are two toilets and one shower per level per gender. The shower is … More

Hotels in Zurich

"…This property may pre-authorize your card before arrival. Taxes not included - City Tax: CHF 2.50 per person and night Breakfast not included. Reception hours 10:00 to 12:00 and 15:00 to … More

Hotel Bristol

Free Breakfast
"…- per head. Hairdryers are in every bathroom and safes are available at reception. This traditional hotel offers a peaceful and personal atmosphere and welcomes guest from all over the world … More

Hotel Limmathof

Free Breakfast
"…Hotel Limmathof offers conveniences to suit all your needs: Bath/shower/WC telefone breakfast room TV lounge. Restaurant Weinstube 1923 (swiss, vegetarian and vegan kitchen). City tax is … More
"…- Late check out till 2 PM for 20,00 CHF (Only private rooms) - Pets allowed for 20,00 CHF per night - Towels for guests in dormitories (extra cost) - Laundry machine and dryer MEININGER … More
"…It is very near to the train station and old town. It is a bit noisy as it is close to the road. It's a little bit old, but the location is great. It's a three minute walk from the railway station … More
Stampfenbachstrasse 26 ... More

Hotel Altstadt

Free Breakfast
"…City Tax p.p./night CHF 2.50" …"…Turn left toward Bahnhofquai 8 m 6. Turn right onto Bahnhofquai 180 m 7. Turn left onto Rudolf-Brun-Brücke 100 m 8. Turn right onto Limmatquai 550 m 9. … More

Hostels in Zurich, Switzerland

9 hostels available. Prices start from $54 for a dorm bed.

Get to know Zurich (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Zurich.

Guess what? Zurich is also named and spelled Züerich - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland and is located on Lake Zurich. Even though it's the largest Swiss city, it is quite compact and can easily be explored by foot. It does not really matter which of Zurich's several suburbs you choose for your stay since public transportation is abundant and efficient, and Zurich hostels are all conveniently located.

It is nice to stay in a Zurich hostel close to the Limmat river (in which you can swim during summer) or on Lake Zurich even though these will be the most expensive options. Be aware that Zurich is generally a very expensive place to stay, both in terms of accommodation and living cost.

Getting from any of Zurich's hostels to almost anywhere you'd like is easy, just walk or take a tram or a bus. Public transport is always on time (the Swiss get angry if a train is more than 30 seconds late) and very efficient. You can get to almost every Swiss city within 2 hours from Zurich Hauptbahnhof (main station) if you are interested in traveling within Switzerland. If you are planning on traveling around a lot, get a “Halbtax Billet” which allows you to travel for half price on all Swiss trains.

We also highly recommend taking a boat cruise around Lake Zurich. You can visit the neighboring city of Kusnacht and enjoy the picturesque scenery on your trip. Do not forget to eat some of the legendary Swiss cheese while you are there.

Written by local enthusiast for Zurich hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Zurich hostels Mona

Zurich Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Zurich, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 9
Average dorm price $70
Average private room price $200
Cheapest hostel in Zurich Viktoria Budget Hostel with $53.5
Party hostels in Zurich Capsule Hotel - Alpine Garden Zurich Airport (3 in total)
Most Zurich hostels are located in Altstadt, Hochschulen, District 2
Average rating of all hostels 7

FAQ about Zurich Hostels

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Travel Tips for Zurich - from the Community

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