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Hotel Otter

Oberdorfstrasse 7View Map
3.5/5 - Average
(74 reviews)

Why This Hotel?

Good Location
Free Wifi

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Review and Rating of Hotel Otter

#98 of 134 hotels in Zurich (74 reviews)

Overall Rating (3.5)

Cleanliness (4)

Sleep Quality (3.5)

Value (3.5)

Service (3.5)

Location (4.5)

Rooms (3.5)

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Generous space for a hostel.

by Shannon S on 19 Dec 2016 (Solo Traveller)

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 one for my first 3 nights as he had room. I declined because I didn't want to move throughout my stay but the thought was lovely and it turned out I had the room to myself for the firs...
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Great Place to Stay!!

by Shaelyn V on 17 Oct 2016 (Friends Traveller)

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 hostel to everyone! Best experience I have ever had.

Excellent Hotel Still Undiscovered and Under Rated

by Limlle on 29 Sep 2016 (Solo Traveller)

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 a single traveller so she kindly agreed to accompany me. Stayed in a 4-bed female dorm on the 4th floor, spacious, light, airy and clean, with a sink. 2 showers and 1 to...
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Excellent option, friendly staff in a prime location

by Tracy B on 05 Aug 2016 (Solo Traveller)

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 way the day before to prepare me a packet and get it to me before her shift ended. I will always be grateful. Maria was awesome and all the other staff as well. I stayed...
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Great one night stay in the African room

by Hanna K on 22 Jul 2016 (Couple Traveller)

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 independent European hotels' charm, this is a great place and absolute bargain in a city as expensive as Zurich is.

Hotel Location


Oberdorfstrasse 7

zurich, zürich, switzerland

About Hotel Otter



Bar and lounge
Tour desk
Reception 24 Hrs
Dry cleaning
Air conditioner
No smoking
Medical assistance
Safe deposit box
News stand
Cable satellite tv
Hair dryer
Complimentary toiletries