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Oldtown Hostel Otter - Zurich - Balcony
Oldtown Hostel Otter
8.2 Very good
AltstadtC$ 202+
C$ 202+
Friendly Hostel Zürich - Zurich
Friendly Hostel Zürich
7.7 Good
AltstadtC$ 81+
C$ 81+
AltstadtC$ 68+
C$ 68+

How much is a Zurich hostel?

Here are our most popular & best value hostels

2 stars and below

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Average price (weeknight)

C$ 93

Average price (weekend night)

C$ 237
Cheapest month to stay with an average 53% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 28% rise in price.
Average Sun. - Thu. price over the last 2 weeks.
Average Fri. & Sat. price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a hostel in Zurich

Price per night / 3-star hostel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
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Top tips for finding Zurich hostel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hostel in Zurich, you should consider going during the low season. You’ll generally find lower-priced hostels in Zurich in May and June.
  • Hostel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best hostel deals in Zurich if you stay on a Saturday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Friday.
  • If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book more than 90 days before your stay to get the best price for a Zurich hostel.

FAQs when booking a hostel in Zurich

  • What are the best hostels near Zurich Central Station?

    Zurich Central Station is a popular area in Zurich and there are many hostels closeby. Check out Friendly Hostel Zürich or Linda's Backpacker Zürich City for hostels recommended by KAYAK that are within walking distance of Zurich Central Station.

  • How much does a hostel cost in Zurich?

    Hostel prices in Zurich can vary depending on a number of factors. The average price for a hostel in Zurich is C$ 62 but KAYAK users have found hostels for as cheap as C$ 48 in the last 3 days.

  • Is it cheaper to stay in a hostel than in a hotel in Zurich?

    The average price for a night in a hostel in Zurich is C$ 62 compared to C$ 319 for a night in a hotel.

Where to find the best hostels in Zurich?

Our map will help you find the perfect hostel in Zurich by showing you the exact location of each hostel.