The 7 Best Hotels Nearest to Zurich Central Station

The best hotels within 350 meters (5 minutes’ walk) of Zurich Hauptbahnhof, the main train station in Zurich, Switzerland.

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Zurich Hauptbahnhof is the largest train station in Switzerland and the main railway station for Zurich. It welcomes trains from all over Switzerland, as well as those from neighbouring countries such as France, Italy, Germany, and Austria. It is also the central hub for Zurich’s S-Bahn network, which makes the area aroung Zurich Hbf a great base for exploring the city.

There are seven hotels with great ratings and reviews within 350 meters, or around 5 minutes’ walk, of the Zurich central train station. The top three, chosen based on their location and ratings, are described in more detail after the map. All seven are then summarized in the table that follows. All the hotels shortlisted below have a rating of at least 8/10 at and at least 4/5 in TripAdvisor and Google Reviews.

1. Hotel Schweizerhof Zürich

This 4-star hotel is just across Zurich Hbf (exit: Bahnhofstrasse) and offers single, double, twin, and triple rooms. Rooms with connecting doors are available. The Deluxe Junior Suite is barrier-free and handicap-accessible. Guests may store their luggage at the hotel’s storage room behind reception (1 free luggage storage per person). Breakfast starts at 6:30 AM daily; guests who need to leave earlier can arrange to have a BreakfastBox prepared consisting of a sandwich, a bottle of orange juice, an apple, a chocolate bar, and a bottle of mineral water. Children are welcome. Guests may bring pets, subject to additional charges. Depending on the season and occasion, a one-night stay at this hotel starts at 270 – 310 CHF.

2. The Dufour, Suites & Rooms by Hotel Schweizerhof

This 5-star hotel is essentially a more luxurious (and more expensive) part of Hotel Schweizerhof. Accommodation options include double rooms, junior suites, suites, family rooms that can accommodate up to 4 adults, and superior family rooms that can sleep up to 6 guests. Children are welcome. Extra beds for guests 11 years old and younger are free, while those requested for guests 12 years old and above cost 90 CHF per person per night. Pets are allowed; charges may apply. Depending on the season and occasion, a one-night stay at this hotel starts at 617 – 706 CHF.

3. Ruby Mimi Hotel Zurich

This 4-star hotel has a variety of double rooms. Children are welcome and are considered “adults” by the hotel starting age 4. Pets are not allowed. Depending on the season and occasion, a one-night stay at this hotel starts at 153 – 273 CHF.

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Best hotels within 5 minutes’ walk from Zurich central train station

Hotel Name Rating Distance Starts at
9 / 10
30 m
270 CHF
8.9 / 10
30 m
617 CHF
8.4 / 10
85 m
130 CHF
8.3 / 10
95 m
156 CHF
8.4 / 10
140 m
153 CHF
8.3 / 10
270 m
185 CHF
8.1 / 10
280 m
108 CHF
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Note: Accommodations are shortlisted based on their review scores on and TripAdvisor, as well as their distance from the train station as determined through Google Maps. We are not connected in any way with any of the properties listed, and the best accommodations are selected based on a combination of reviews, rankings, nearness to the train station, and best value for money. Affiliate links are used in this article; when you book, we may earn a small commission from the booking platform, but the price stays the same for you.