Zürich is the largest city in Switzerland and is considered the cultural and commercial centre of the country. Set up as a tax collecting town during the 1st century AD of the Roman Empire. The city slowly grew into a major center and in 1351 it joined the Swiss Confederation, although it was expelled from the federation from 1440 to 1451.
From the Zurich Travel Guide
Average cheapest prices by month for budget accommodation in Zurich
It is a lovely old building, but note the use of old...if anyone on your floor or above moves around you can hear all the floorboards creaking. This can become annoying if you are a light sleeper as i am. In general it is a nice place to stay, but be warned, it is situated in the red light district. ... more
This hostel is great! It is well located (about a 10 minute walk from the train station) and the guys that work there are very friendly and helpful. The rooms are spacious and have great locker space. Breakfast is included, which is always nice. ... more
The place is nothing special compared to the high price of the stay (300€ for two nights). Even Parking (which is very difficult to find for free in Zurich area) isn't included in the fee. The view from the room is ugly and there is nothing more than a restaurant and a reception in the hotel. ... more
I wake on this crisp and sunny Zurich Boxing Day morning with a sense that something has change. Instead of the low feeling of post-christmas blues that plague many of use on this day. The feeling ...
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