Sitting brightly in the heart of Zürich city centre, and just a ten-minute drive away from Zürich airport, lies the delightful easyHotel Zürich Limmatplatz. Whether you’re after an ambient family holiday or a quick city break exploring the vast cultural offerings, this budget hotel in Zürich makes the perfect spot to stop and unwind. Adventure lies only a short stroll away with the Limmatplatz itself located directly near to the hotel. And for a cheap hotel in Zürich near to the main train station, there really is no better place to stay, with the station just under 1km away and tram lines 4, 13 and 17 all within easy reach. Perfect for venturing further afield once you’ve discovered the sights of the bustling Limmatplatz itself.
From Spanish and Italian to Asian and Middle-eastern cuisine, there’s no shortage of diverse culinary options close by. And scrumptious local European dishes abound within the wood-panelled walls of homely, local favourite, Josef. Just round the corner from the easyHotel Zürich Limmatplatz sits Da Marco, a sandwich shop where you can grab a quick vegetarian bite to eat ahead of an afternoon of sightseeing. And a quick one minute stroll in the other direction offers a vegetarian buffet in the form of Samses, creating the perfect budget dinner after a day of shopping until you drop. For tasty treats a little further afield, hop on board the 32 bus and fill up on healthy Japanese food at Kokoro, where innovative sushi platters and warming ramen dishes help to take the chill off a cold day of city exploration.
Jump on board a number 4 or 13 bus to discover the beauty of Zürich’s Altstadt, or old town, where captivating buildings and an enthralling history lesson await. After a short journey, you can take to the cobbled streets with a free walking tour through the scenic quarter before taking a seat in any one of Zurich’s cosy cafes. There’s no better place to absorb local culture than with a visit to the Grossmünster, an eye-catching Romanesque-style church, followed up with a stop at the Peterskirche, the oldest parish church in all of Zürich. For a little reflection time, meander along the charming streets to the picturesque Niederdorf district where the smell of rich coffee fills the air and boutique shops await your intrigued footsteps. After some blissful cultural sightseeing, a must on your trip is a visit to the Bahnhofstrasse, Zürich’s main downtown street and stylish shopping avenues, which you can stop off at en route back to the hotel. And for a true Swiss experience, not to mention picking up the perfect gift to take back home, make sure to visit the Lindt & Sprüngli Chocolateria, which you can get to by bus or tram. Here, chocolate making workshops welcome hungry visitors and cocoa enthusiasts.