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Hotel California, Zurich

3-starHotelstars Union assigns an official star rating for properties in Switzerland. This property is rated 3 stars.
Schifflaende 18, Zurich, 8001, Switzerland

3-star hotel with restaurant, near Fraumuenster
  • Free WiFi
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From 325 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveler Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

  • Excellent location. Quirky little hotel. Very friendly and helpful staff rather warm in…Sep. 7, 2019
  • It was very very expensive Aug. 26, 2019

Hotel California, Zurich

from $197 CAD
  • Double Room
  • Triple Room

What’s around Hotel California, Zurich


  • In Old Town
  • Fraumuenster - 5 min walk
  • Kunsthaus Zurich - 7 min walk
  • Bahnhofstrasse - 7 min walk
  • Swiss National Museum - 15 min walk
  • Zoo Zurich - 37 min walk
  • Zurich Town Hall - 4 min walk
  • ETH Zurich - 14 min walk

Getting around

  • Zurich (ZRH) - 5.8 miles/9.4 km
  • Zürich Hauptbahnhof - 14 min walk
  • Zurich (ZLP-Zurich HB Rail Station) - 15 min walk
  • Kuesnacht Station - 8 min drive
  • Helmhaus Tram Stop - 2 min walk
  • Bellevue Tram Stop - 3 min walk
  • Rathaus Tram Stop - 5 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 18 rooms


  • Check-in time 3 PM-11:30 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 11:30 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 11:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
Airport shuttle service is available on request during limited hours. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • One child stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available on request) *


  • No parking

Payment types at the property

* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast on weekends (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Front desk (limited hours)
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • German

In the room

Home comforts
  • Minibar
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Hotel California, Zurich’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel California Zurich
  • California Zurich
  • Hotel California Zürich
  • California Zürich
  • Hotel California Hotel
  • Hotel California Zürich
  • Hotel California Hotel Zürich


Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: CHF 2.50 per person, per night

Optional extras

Late check-in after 11:30 PM can be arranged for an extra charge

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of CHF 15.00 per person (approximately)

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Very Good 8.2 From 88 reviews

Fair 4.0
Not a pleasant stay & Not worth the money
We booked two rooms, both are very small. The air conditioner was not working in one of the rooms, so it's hot and stuffy. We told the receptionist and requested to have a different room, however, the receptionist didn't even send any mechanic to check the a/c, but just said there is nothing she can do about it, and refused to change the room for us. Wifi was not strong, and connection was limited to the number of guests in each room. No access to elevator outside of the restaurant business hours. They have a policy that room keys have to be left there when guests are away from the hotel, which we didn't feel comfortable to do. It's a 13 mins walk between the Zurich Main Station and the hotel, and half of the way is not good for pulling luggages.
Goon, us4 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Staff was wonderful during our short stay in Zurich. Thanks to them for helping us so much!!
david, us1 night family trip
Very Good 8.0
Great room, beds a bit too hard, otherwise great.
Katherine, usFamily trip
Very Good 8.0
Nice hotel, so so restaurant
Three of us in a triple for 2 nights in late May. Nice, clean comfortable room. Spacious bathroom with bathtub. Great location. Decent WiFi, but it only allowed 3 devices to be connected. About a 15 minute walk from the train station. Walking distance to the 3 major churches. Lots of restaurants around and a very nice Coop store. It was raining the afternoon we got there so we just ate in the restaurant downstairs. The food was only ok, but our server was delightful. Our room was just above the restaurant and there was a fair amount of noise until about midnight. Perhaps a room on a higher floor might have been quieter. All in all, a nice hotel. I would stay there again.
Daniel, usFamily trip
Exceptional 10.0
loved it!
The staff was extremely friendly, very nice atmosphere,lovely californian vibe !!!
Anna, ie1 night business trip

Hotel California, Zurich

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