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Hotel Otter

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 23 July 2013

This is a quaint hotel, that mainly consists of a staircase with rooms coming off of it. The staff was very accommodating. our room was quite spacious with a comfortable bed and nice decorations. Absolutely no complaints! I especially liked the cafe downstairs.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 6 June 2013

Hotel Otter was exactly what I wanted. The price was reasonable (all of Zurich is extremely expensive), the rooms were bright and well kept and a tasty breakfast was provided each morning. We were lucky to travel during the off season, so having a bathroom per floor was not a problem. Even with a crowd, the small floors only have...

Thank Nevergo33
Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 10 September 2012

This small hotel disappointed me. Pre-payment. Toilet and bathroom on the floor. Very used mattresses and thus old. The room Japan was on the street and thus we were able to sleep, it was warm far too much and could not open the window of to the noise of people who were on the terrace below. The breakfast was without...

1Thank Pattes1212
Chapel Hill, NC
Reviewed 26 August 2012

I loved this little hotel.Yes, as other reviewers have said, the elevator is small. Yes, there is a bar downstairs. Yes, you will have to share a bathroom with the floor (which only consists of three rooms anyway). But, you're in Europe. In many hotels the elevator will be small and your bathroom is outside of your room. The hotel...

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North Carolina
Reviewed 16 July 2012

You need to suspend some expectations staying here. You stay for the location, the zany appearance and atmosphere, and the cost, not for luxury, or pampering (or a large elevator!).

Thank BallaghMan
Reviewed 22 June 2012

Hotel Otter was fairly reasonably priced when compared with all other expensive hotel prices in the area. The hotel is centrally located, just up a short road from the lake and river waterfront, tram stop junction and close to Stadelhofen train station. Locating the hotel was quite easy. Hotel Otter is a very small hotel consisting of a bar at...

3Thank RGM211
Reviewed 7 May 2012 via mobile

Stayed with family (includes 3 kids). Had trouble getting here. No clear directions from reception. The bar downstairs doubles up as front office after the front office shuts at 6 pm. You are alone after bar shuts. a bit scary. Web site is misleading. Rooms are okay. But beware if u have luggage to lug up. Tiny elevator. Has a...

1Thank ThomasKochi
Mossel Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 26 March 2012

My mom and I stayed at Hotel Otter on our first night in Switzerland. The hotel was close to the Standelhofen train station and very easy to find. The room was clean and comfortable. We did not mind sharing the bathroom. We never had to wait for a turn. The location is fantastic. The hotel is in the Old Town...

4Thank Lu-Gerda
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 20 December 2011

Clean - Room was nice enough and clean, only only share the bathrooms whith 3 other rooms. Location - is as good as it gets, in the old part of town and close to the river. Breakfast - Is as basic as you can imagine, just bread and cold meats, however it is high quality so we were happy enough....

2Thank Blake T
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2011

Stayed at Hotel Otter for one night in October 2011. Stayed at the blue room, with 3 other friends. The room was on the 2nd floor, right above the bar. It was really, really, really noisy at night, till the wee hours in the morning. Bring ear plugs, ipods, anything to stuff your ears really! The receptionist was nice enough,...

Thank TiaraW

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  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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 - $255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Otter 2*
Number of rooms: 16
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“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
“Not much choice in room.”
VinVin2014, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
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