Centrally located hotel for your individual needs

Do you appreciate a centrally located hotel for your stay? Our 3* Garni HotelHottingen is located 400 meters from the Kunst- und Schauspielhaus (Museum of Art & Theater), near the old town and the university grounds, the opera house, St. Peters Church and the Fraumünster, and within walking distance of the beautiful Lake Zurich promenade and the banks of the Limmat river. All of Zurich’s quarters can be easily reached by public transport, as there is a tram stop in front of the hotel. You are looking for a hotel where you can stay safely? We take great importance to hygiene and protective measures in the rooms as well as in generally accessible areas. We also offer you the option of contactless check-in.

It’s our pleasure to help you to organize your stay according to your needs. The HotelHottingen has 30 comfortable renovated and air-conditioned rooms, including single, double, triple and quadruple rooms from economy to comfort.  All rooms are equipped with flat-screen TV and telephone as well as free wireless internet access (WIFI). Comfort rooms have an additional LAN connection.

As a guest, you have access to the mini-kitchens on the floors, where you can reheat meals. You are free to choose whether you want to book our rich breakfast. We offer a small selections of snacks for those who are hungry. We are also happy to recommend restaurants in the area. The HotelHottingen is a non-smoking hotel.

In our self-service laundromat you can comfortably wash & dry your laundry as well as iron your clothes. Laundry detergents are available from the reception. 

You arrive late? You are very welcome and have access to the hotel at any time. We will send you a virtual keycard to your smartphone.

Would you like more information to better plan your stay? Our digital guest directory already informs you today about everything about the hotel and its surroundings: guest folder . It also contains a travel guide for Zurich and offers the possibility to book tours.  

Special offers


Are you planning a stay of 3 nights or longer at the Hotel Hottingen?

Then we grant you a discount of up to 20% on the entire stay, depending on availability, if the booking is made directly on our website. This rate cannot be cumulated with other discounts such as company rates, daily promotions, direct booking discount, etc.! If the number of nights is shortened to less than 3, the normal daily rate will be charged! The stay will be charged to the credit card provided on the day of arrival!

  • Bookable in every room category
  • With or without breakfast buffet, including WIFI, VAT., excluding the CityTax (2.50 CHF per night/person)
  • Cancellations up to 24 hours before arrival date free of charge (18 hours/6 pm local time)
  • Limited availability
  • Valid only for bookings via our homepage (no telephone bookings, via email or on site)

Book your special rate here .


Our rich breakfast is always fresh and included: daily different bread and bakery products, fresh fruits, different kinds of meat and cheese, Birchermüsli, flakes and yogurts, juices, eggs/scrambled eggs, jams and cream cheese, tomatoes, cucumbers, olives and much more…

Our coffee, tea and chocolate hot drinks are served fresh to your table.

Getting here

The easiest way to get here is by public transport SBB (Swiss Railway) and ZVV (Public Transport Zürich).

To guests travelling by car we offer a limited number of parking spaces at CHF 15.– a day. Make shure to reserve your parking spot well in advance via our contact form!

From Zürich Airport:
Take the direct train connection from the international airport to Zürich’s main railway station (about 10 minutes). Outside the main station the streetcar (Tram) brings you in 8 minutes to the Hotel. Take streetcar (Tram) Nr. 3 direction Klusplatz. Get off at the fourth stop at Hottingerplatz. Our Hotel is located at the Hottingerplatz.


Museums in Zürich
Museum of Fine Arts
Museum of Design
Swiss National Museum

MCH Group


Theaters and Concerts
Zurich’s Opera House

Local Partys and Clubs

Tours and news in Zurich
Zürich Tourism

Our recommendations in the neighborhood
Restaurant Rosengarten
Ayurveda Health Center (5 minutes on foot): 20% off for Hotel guests on all massages


Adapter For additional adapters and Lan-wires please contact the front desk.
Bar The Coffee-Bar is situated on the ground floor in our restaurant. Open 7 days from 1.00 pm to 11.30 p.m.
Bank Euros can be exchanged in local currency. Exchange rate depends on the daily rate. Next Bank: UBS at Römerhof, 500 Meter from the Hotel.
Baby bed Please contact the reception.
Bed Linen Please contact the front desk if you want a bed linen change.
Blanket Please contact the front desk, if you need an extra blanket.
Breakfast Monday to Sunday from 07.00 am till 10.00 am in the restaurant on ground floor.
Check – Out Check-out time is 11.00 am. For late check-out please contact the front desk.
City Info The front desk will provide information regarding movies, theater, night clubs, bars, restaurants and other interesting ongoing activities in the area. More Information on our homepage: Hotel →Links
Copies Please contact the front desk in case you need copies or printing service.
Credit Cards We accept Mastercard, Visa, American Express, JCB, Maestro and Postcard.
Doctor Permanence at Main Train Station
Bahnhofplatz 15
8021 Zürich
Tel. 044 215 44 44
Open daily from 07.00 am – 10.00 pm
Don’t Disturb In case you don’t want to be disturbed, please hang out the “Don’t disturb”-sign outside the door.
Early breakfast We are providing a early breakfast before 07:00 am. Please contact us at the front desk.
Emergency Exit Please read the instructions behind your room door. All emergency exits are precisely signaled and easy to find. Meeting place is the foodstore “Ultramarinos” across from the Hotel.
Fireware-Emergency Dial 0-118
Flowers Flowershop Huber across from the Hotel.
Hairdresser Coiffeur Nuova Linea
Hottingerstrasse 38, 8032 Zürich
across the street from Hotel Hottingen
Telefon: 043 343 90 94
Heating Room temperature can be adjusted with a thermostat by the heater in your room.
Hospital University Hosptial Zürich, Telefon: 044 255 11 11
Ice Cubes Ice machines are available at the restaurant, please contact the front desk.
Internet The hotel is equipped with a W-LAN system that covers the entire bulding and is free of charge. A Internetstation with printer can be used free of charge at the ground floor.
Iron and Ironing Board Please contact us at the reception.
Keycard Please keep the keycard allways with you.
Kitchen/Microwave There is a kitchen on floor 1, 2 & 3 next to the elevator. We kindly ask you to clean the kitchen after each use.
Laundry Self Service The hotel provides a self service laundry for CHF 8.00 incl. washing, drying and soap. Please contact us at the front desk.
Laundry Service Please turn in your laundry bag to the frontdesk by 9:00 a.m. and you will receive your washed laundry back latest at 5:00 p.m..You wil find the laundry bag in the closet. Price per load: CHF 12.00
Lost and Found Please contact the front desk in case of lost or found items.
Luggage Luggage can be stored at the front desk or in the luggage room. Please contact the front desk.
Mail Information about Post offices is available at the front desk.
Maintenance Services Please contact the front desk if something is out of order in your room.
Music You may listen to Radio with the TV. Switch on the TV remote control with the MENU button from TV to Radio.
Newspapers Local newspapers are at the restaurant or at the lobby.
Opening hours The reception is open from 6.30 a.m. to 11.30 a.m. and from 1 p.m. to 11.30 p.m. The main door is closed from 11.30 p.m. to 6.00 a.m. During this time you can also open this door with the key card or the “Mobile Key”.
Parking Please contact the front desk.
Pillow Please contact the front desk for an extra pillow.
Police Emergency Dial 0-117
Pharmacy / Drug store Hottinger Apotheke
Freiestrasse 55
8032 Zürich
Opening hours
Monday to Friday 7.30 am to 6.30 pm
Saturday 8.00 am to 12.30 noon
Room Service We don’t have room service. However, you can get hot and cold drinks & snacks during 24 hours at the restaurant.
Rental Car Please contact the front desk for information.
Safe Is available at the front desk.
Sewing Kit Available at the front desk.
Smoking This is a non– smoking hotel. Pleace keep the rooms smoke-free for the next guests.

Smoking in the room will be charged with an additional penalty fee of up to CHF 2’000.- and an extra CHF 100.- fee for cleaning.
Stamps Available at the front desk.
Telephone Every room is equipped with a direct-dial telephone. To place a call, dial zero first and then your desired number.
-Calling rates Calls in Switzerland are free of charge (except # starting with 08…./ 09….).EU & international connection are the same as those of Swisscom, tariffs can be found at
-Reception dial 111 (without 0)
-Room-to-room dial 9 + the desired room number (last 2 numbers) in order to call another room.
Parking Please contact us a the front desk for possibility of parking cars.
Toiletries Please contact the front desk for following items: Dental Kit, Shaving Kit, Comp.
Towel Please contact the front desk if you want a towel change.
Umbrella You get an umbrella at the front desk.
Wake up call Please contact the front desk (Tel. 111) for your personal wake up call.