10 Best HomeAway/Vrbo Vacation Rentals In Zurich, Switzerland - Updated 2021

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Be it the stunning beauty of Lake Zürich and the mountainous Swiss landscape, its world-famous reputation as a business hub, or its picturesque and historic architecture, there’s a whole host of reasons for visiting the city of Zürich. And, luckily, this fame means that there are plenty of accommodation options available. So, whether you crave accommodation close to the lake, you’re a culture vulture itching to base yourself close to the likes of the Grossmünster medieval cathedral or simply can’t wait to hit the myriad shops of the Bahnhofstrasse, there are HomeAway vacation rentals in Zürich, Switzerland, to suit your needs.

1. Four-bedroom maisonette in Oerlikon (from USD 218)

Located in the Oerlikon area of the city, this maisonette is just a short walk from a number of tram stops and under a mile from the Zürich Oerlikon station, for onward travel around the wider area. Enjoying a good reputation, this four-bedroom apartment can sleep up to eight people and comes with plenty of mod-cons to make you feel at home. These include internet access - ideal for staying hooked up to social media or for getting a little work done on a business trip. There’s also air conditioning, TV, parking and laundry facilities, as well as a full kitchen for whipping up a meal or two. The property is also pet-friendly, should you wish to bring a furry friend with you on your travels.

Apartment Oerlikon
Zürich, Zürich, CH
46 reviews
Apartment 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
We had two couples that shared the flat plenty of room
We enjoyed the well equipped kitchen and the wonderful balcony
No charge for off-street parking Apartment is located on an upper floor
so there are stairs to climb
We were a total of 7 people and found the flat allowed plenty of room for everyone to have their own space to read or nap
Cleanliness:
Alles aanwezig behalve de Nederlandse stekker en theelepeltjes
Flat was well equipped and clean
Heel prettig verblijf dichtbij ov en winkels en snel bereikbaar vanaf vliegveld en binnenstad goede prijs/kwaliteit
The bus and tram stops are very conveniently located and public transportation is impressive in Zurich and in the rest of the country
Host:
Host wad wonderful about calling to check on us for any questions
Julie met us upon arrival and welcomed us
Our host was very nice and helpful during our stay
the city and the airport
They had thought of every convenience for us and were available by phone or email as we needed them
Location:
The building is located in a beautiful and quiet neighborhood with lots families around
stop market and restaurants
There is a Coop grocery store within a few minutes of walk for all basic needs and a larger shopping area with many restaurants close by all walking distance
The location was great in between downtown Zurich and the airport
The location was a perfect home base for exploring Zurich
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2. Splendid home near parks, mall and lake (from USD 142)

Speaking of short city breaks, this one-bedroom apartment is likely to appeal to solo travellers or couples seeking a romantic Zürich holiday. Located just a few hundred metres from the lake shore and within easy reach of the city centre, it is close to tram stops for onward travel around the city, as well as near to a number of parks, the Sukkulenten-Sammlung Zürich botanical garden, a shopping mall and even the FIFA World Football Museum - so whatever, your interests, you’ll likely find something to entertain you nearby. Amenities include internet access, laundry facilities, a TV and a kitchen. Although, with a number of restaurants close by, you may never need to use the latter during your stay.

For Au Ap1: Small apartment located in Zurich (1-2 persons)
Zürich, ZH, CH
4 reviews
Apartment 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
but with the windows closed
Take the 13 to the city or the 5 to the lake
so it got a little warm (mid July during record heat wave) but cooled off nicely w/ fan and open windows
The apartment is in a grand old building w/ thick walls and wooden staircase
And being only a half floor up was convenient for carrying our suitcases
Cleanliness:
The price was extremely reasonable
Host:
Andrea was great - answered all my questions
Andrea and Daniel were really helpful in making us feel welcome
All in all a great experience Clif and Pam
key hand off was seamless
They run every few minutes
Location:
is a tram stop making getting around a breeze
Sihlcity shopping center is about 100m away and has everything you could possibly need (restaurants outdoor entertainment grocery and clothing stores)
I don't think we could have found a better location in Zurich Sihlcity shopping area
a river steps away with a great walking path to down town
A bit noisy in the Am commute
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3. Superb flat with balcony in a trendy neighbourhood (from USD 279)

Situated within a trendy part of the city, this two-bedroom apartment is not far from the likes of the Zivilschutz Museum, as well as a number of restaurants and transport links. Indeed, the Zürich Wipkingen rail station is just minutes away on foot - for onward travel to and from the airport. Those who fancy a riverside walk will also find the banks of the Limmat just a few hundred metres away from the flat’s door. And, after a busy day exploring this corner of Zürich, the property comes with its own charming balcony - complete with retractable awning - on which to unwind and enjoy the view across to some of the other tenements. Amenities include internet and TV, as well as laundry facilities - should you plan on a longer stay.

super renovated apartment in Zurich's trendy district
Kreis 10, ZH, CH
1 review
Apartment 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the water in the shower was nice and hot and the kitchen was spacious
It overlooks a courtyard behind the building
Host:
He made check in and check out effortless and checked in with us via text a few times to make sure we had everything we needed
private and quiet Felix was very responsive and easy to work with
Location:
We enjoyed sitting out on the balcony in the evening after a day of exploring the city
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4. Humble home with modern furnishings (from USD 395)

Overlooking a small park in the central Langstrasse area of the city, this two-bedroom apartment will likely appeal to everyone from couples to small families. Featuring smart and clean modern decor inside, the property comes equipped with a full kitchen, internet, and access to laundry facilities. Pets and children are also welcome, while the addition of a sofa bed in the sitting room, on top of the two double-bedrooms, means up to five people can be accommodated. There’s also a balcony from which to enjoy views of the park and surrounding architecture. Those seeking to explore the wider area will find tram stops close by, while the neighbourhood’s location near the very heart of the city means there are plenty of shop and food options close by as well.

ZH Botteron - Stauffacher HITrental Apartment
Z��rich, Zürich, CH
1 review
Apartment 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Host:
Close to tram stops bakery and grocery store
Location:
very convenient Street noise is a bit bothersome in the middle of the night
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5. Nice loft apartment in Oerlikon close to Hellenstadion (from USD 384)

This loft apartment, complete with exposed beams for added character, is located in the Oerlikon area of the city, and within easy reach of rail and tram links to the beating heart of Zürich. Capable of sleeping up to five people between its two bedrooms, it would suit everyone from couples to small families. What’s more, it is also available for longer stays, should you be planning on staying in the city for business or study. Its stylish and colourful decor includes a host of mod-cons, including wi-fi internet, desk space for working on the go, kitchen facilities, TV and laundry access. Children and pets are also welcome. Those venturing outside the apartment will find a range of eateries close by and such attractions as the Hellenstadion Zürich and Theater 11 Zürich, should you fancy taking in a show, concert or a little ice hockey during your travels.

ZH Strawberry - Oerlikon HITrental Apartment
Zürich, Z��rich, CH
4 reviews
Apartment 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The owners made it simple to access and easy to turn it over
This apartment was spacious well equipped and easy to get to
Cleanliness:
Stayed three nights here and found it very clean
Location:
a great location very near restaurants and a train station
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6. Studio flat for up to two near Stadion Letzigrund (from USD 69)

This studio apartment, which would suit solo travellers or couples, is just a few hundred metres from the Stadion Letzigrund, making it a strong option for sports and music fans alike. Indeed, the stadium is home to two football clubs, athletics meets and has hosted a range of top musicians down the years - from Coldplay to the Rolling Stones, and Ed Sheeren to Rihanna and Bruce Springsteen. The flat itself, which is available for short and longer stays, should you be planning on travelling for business, features a fully equipped kitchen, internet access and a TV. This pet- and child-friendly apartment is also just a short distance from the nearest tram station, for onward travel elsewhere in the city. The local neighbourhood is also home to a number of bars, eateries and shops.

ZH Tiger II - Altstetten HITrental Apartment
Zürich, Zúrich, CH
1 review
Apartment 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
The apartment is very clean and the facilities are modern
Host:
The staff is very friendly and willing to help The heating system is a little bit too hot for us even after setting it to the lowest level
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7. Perfect space with a gorgeous balcony

Boasting a spacious balcony and an equally roomy modern interior, the available rooms in this apartment would likely appeal to couples but can sleep up to four people between its two bedrooms, opening up options for groups of friends or small families. What’s more, the host is open to renting one or two of the rooms in their five-and-a-half-room apartment, so if you only need one bedroom you may be able to negotiate different rates. Located within the central Gewerbeschule area, the flat is just 12 minutes away from the city centre and main railway station on foot and is close to the river and nearby park. The area is also home to plenty of eateries as well, giving you options when looking to dine.

Perfect apartment for summer in Zurich
Zurique, ZH, CH
2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

8. Well-furnished serviced apartment in Seefeld (from USD 256)

Another option for the solo traveller or couple, this one-bedroom serviced apartment is located in the Seefeld neighbourhood, just a short distance to the east of the lake and within easy reach of parks, botanical gardens, the opera house and Johann Jacobs Museum. Those planning on using public transport to get about the city will also find rail and tram options close by, although guests looking to use their own transport will also find parking in the local area. Mod-cons include internet access - ideal for staying connected if travelling for business - a TV and laundry facilities. There’s also a full kitchen, which was renovated as recently as December 2017.

Ema House Serviced Apartments, Seefeld - 1 Bedroom
Zürich, Zürich, CH
2 reviews
guest house 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

9. Cosy rental in central Zürich (from USD 151)

Located slap in the heart of Zürich, this one-bedroom apartment is likely to prove a popular option among couples eyeing up a romantic city break. Boasting exposed wooden flooring and ceiling in the bedroom - for that added rustic vibe - the property nevertheless comes equipped with a number of mod-cons that belie its location within a historical house. These include wi-fi, kitchen facilities and a large TV. Its central location puts it close to a host of shops, bars and eateries, while the river and city’s main railway station are both less than five minutes away on foot.

CHALET AU SWISS style * your home in pedestrian area
Zürich, ZH, CH
1 review
Apartment 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Location:
Recommendationcentral location with charmeclose to stationnice contact
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10. Minimalistic apartment within easy reach of the lake (from USD 379)

This spacious third-floor apartment is likely to appeal to families or groups of friends, as its four bedrooms can sleep up to nine people. Not only that but it is centrally located and within easy reach of the lake and such attractions as the opera house and Johann Jacobs Museum. Dating back to the late 19th century, the stylish apartment was renovated as recently as 2006 and comes complete with a host of mod-cons, including a couple of TVs (with Netflix access), games for children, internet access, a full kitchen, laundry facilities and parking. There’s also a balcony on which to enjoy the open air. The property isn’t available for stays of less than 10 days though, so those looking for a short city break may wish to look elsewhere.

4 Bedrooms, 3 full baths, Elegant 3rd floor Apt. not far from Bellevue Zurich
Freiestrasse 72
17 reviews
Apartment 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

A wide array of options

Whatever brings you to Zürich - be it business, a must-see concert, city-centre nightlife, or the lake - there are plenty of HomeAway vacation rental options to choose from. You’ll be out exploring Lake Zürich’s shores or the iconic 12th-century cathedral before you know it.

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