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Hotel California, Zürich, Switzerland

3-starHotelstars Union assigns an official star rating for properties in Switzerland. This property is rated 3 stars.
Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
Schifflaende 18, Zürich, 8001, Switzerland

3-star hotel with restaurant, near Bahnhofstrasse
  • Free WiFi


  • Great location! Room is cute. Beds were a bit hard but overall our stay was good.Dec 25, 2019
  • Fantastic location and friendly staffOct 22, 2019

Hotel California, Zürich, Switzerland

from Rs9,920
  • Double Room
  • Triple Room

What’s around Hotel California, Zürich, Switzerland


  • In Old Town
  • Bahnhofstrasse - 7 min walk
  • Zurich Town Hall - 4 min walk
  • Kunsthaus Zurich - 7 min walk
  • ETH Zurich - 14 min walk
  • Swiss National Museum - 15 min walk
  • Zoo Zurich - 37 min walk
  • University of Zurich - 43 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 and check-out

  • 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, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • 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

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast on weekends (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
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, Zürich, Switzerland’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.

Recent reviews

Very good 8.0 From 120 reviews

Very good 8.0
Very good location, it’s two minutes walk to lake and then you discover everything you want to see, they are all there. And we came 30 minutes early than check in time , they just let us in
Yueying, us1 night family trip
Good 6.0
Not good if you have a kid.
The reason that we choose this hotel was the free crib. I sent an email asking the free crib and I got the confirmation that we will have it. Arriving in the hotel, no crib. My husband went to the reception and the receptionist gave him the crib for him to set up, because she was closing the reception area. we thought it was simple to set up. It wasn't. We spent at least a half hour to figure it out. So when we were finally done to set up the crib we realized that we didn't have a mattress for the crib. Nobody to help us because its not a 24 hours open reception hotel.
Tania, gb2 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Excellent location. Quirky little hotel. Very friendly and helpful staff rather warm in room maybe needs air con upgrading.
Jane, gb1 night trip with friends
Good 6.0
It was very very expensive
David, gb1 night family trip
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

Hotel California, Zürich, Switzerland

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