Top 15 Airbnbs In Zürich That Won’t Break The Bank - Updated 2021

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Zürich is the largest city in Switzerland, and it truly is such a beautiful and vibrant city. Zürich is filled with people, coming from different backgrounds, making them a culturally rich and diverse society. It currently is a utopia for people who are into contemporary art, as there are plenty of different museums all around Zürich, and a shopping paradise, with many brands flocking to the market. It’s also known as Switzerland’s party capital as the nightlife in Zürich is lively and happening, and if you’re into food, it also has a huge and diverse food culture due to its multicultural city. Be sure to join the walking tours and dine at the superb restaurants in town. So if you’re interested in visiting the city, read on for our best recommendations on Airbnbs in Zürich.

1. New apartment close to the airport (from USD 59)

If you are after convenience and easy navigation without sacrificing your budget, consider staying at this one-bedroom apartment hosted by Florian. Ideal for couples and solo travelers, this home close to the airport is fairly new and is only 10 minutes to the central station. This minimalistic apartment is also a short walk to trendy restaurants and supermarkets. Make sure to bring your camera as this is located in a residential property with a rooftop lounge with a spectacular view of the city.

new apartment close to Zurich city and airport
Zürich, Switzerland
28 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed is comfortable and the wardrobe space is generous
Cleanliness:
florian is a great host the room is clean & you have everything in hand
very clean and conveniently located space
Host:
florian is a super host
florian was a very friendly and helpful host and incredibly quick answering any questions
florian is a super reliable host and very caring
florian is an extremely helpful host
florian is an amazing host extremely considerate thoughtful and empathic
Location:
great location close to airport and zürich main station
it’s in a great location
nice and cozy little apartment not too far from the airport and from the train station in oerlikon
very modern and clean excellent transport links and a supermarket very close to the address
the flat as such is very quiet at night and therefore a good place to sleep
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2. Artistic apartment with a cool kitchen (from USD 347)

People say it’s the kitchen that really makes a home. Well, that rings true for this three-bedroom apartment in Zurich. Its kitchen has that industrial-style design with plenty of personalized artworks and wall decor throughout. There is also a living area that has a huge couch and a large TV perfect for movie nights with your loved ones. Some other features of the home are the balconies and a bathroom with a tub. This minimalistic but stylish home can accommodate up to eight guests.

Style&Large @Hipster-City-Center with HomeCinema.
Zürich, ZH, Switzerland
53 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
stefan is obviously a diy fan and makes furniture out of cardboards so decoration is interesting
Cleanliness:
great location and very clean stefan was a fantastic host who provided quick communication when needed
the apartment is very large and clean
the check-in process was perfect and found the flat very clean
Host:
the owner was friendly and communicative
stefan is a great host
stefan is very helpful and answers quickly to all issues
we would highly recommend him as a host
stefan was great very nice helpful and welcoming
Location:
the location was very good
stefan's place is situated within easy access to all transportation
close to everything :-)
a bit expensive for the location but overall an easy and enjoyable stay
excellent flat definitely recommend great location as well
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3. Large apartment with great views of Zürich (from USD 115)

The Airbnb apartment comes with a compact kitchen and dining area. The kitchen is well-appointed so you can whip up an amazing meal and immediately serve it up. The bedroom is spacious and well-decorated. The bed is large and comfortable, and it comes with a study table just in case you have to do work. Also, you can head out to the terrace for a great experience. On one end of the terrace, there’s an outdoor futon. So you can head out to have a short nap while basking in the sun’s rays. It’ll definitely be a fun and comfortable experience! Also on the other side of the terrace, there’s an outdoor sitting area. The hosts made creative use of wooden crates and with an addition of plush pillows, they have created some perfectly comfortable seats. Sitting here, you will be staring in awe of the awesome views of the city.

Panoramic View of Zurich with 30sqm Terrace
Zurich, Switzerland
47 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful apartment with a awesome balcony
the apartment was amazing with the stunning view a huge terrace round this impression
the apartment is on the 13th floor and has a good view of the town
the apartment was absolutely stunning
also it was a well lived in apartment which makes it even better
Cleanliness:
very clean and modern building
had a fantastic stay here very modern and clean flat in a quiet setting
it was clean with all facilities you need
new modern clean and well equipped are just the basic qualities of this wonderful flat
spacious clean great view
Host:
julie is a great host
very good directions from host
she is such a lovely host made sure everything went smoothly
julie was very friendly and accommodating
and julie is a very nice and gracious host
Location:
great apt and great location
ideal place for a zurich getaway
a very convenient location it is easy to find and access to the apartment by following julie's instruction
lots of cool places in the neighbourhood
julie's place is really nice and greatly situated
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4. Charming, modern and compact apartment (from USD 170)

The living room is modern, well-decorated and bright. It’s a comfortable space, and the sofa can even be converted into an extra bed so you can accommodate more people. The kitchen is contemporary and is entirely black, a very bold choice. The kitchen is well-appointed with all the appliances you need to cook up a good meal. A separate shower area comes complete with a rainshower. Stand under the shower and wash away the grime from the day. The bedroom is spacious and simply-decorated, making it feel homey. The room comes with a comfortable bed and armchair so before heading to bed, have a relaxing sit on the armchair.

Charming 1BD flat / old town UZ16
Zürich, Switzerland
345 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
internet is fast there is a hd tv coffee maker and good shower
a great place with plenty of room and all the amenities we needed
moreover the kitchen and bathroom were fully equipped with the required amenities which was greatly appreciated
the apartment was spotless and the provided fan made sleeping through the europe heatwave comfortable
well designed space and the large shower and comfy bed are a great traveling luxury
Cleanliness:
very stylish clean and quiet apartment
the apartment is very clean and spacious
the place itself is clean stylish and very spacious
extremely clean tania is very nice and reactive
the bedding and towels were beautifully crisp white and overall the place was clean
Host:
tania was a wonderful host and available for your needs
tania was quick & helpful whenever we needed help
the check in process was very easy and tania is a great host very quick to respond
and of course tania is a wonderful host
tania was responsive and made sure our stay was pleasant and comfortable
Location:
location is very nice
the location is perfect
great location to see zurich
excellent location within easy walking distance of zürich city and stations
the apartment and location are great
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5. Cozy studio with lake connections (from USD 87)

For couples or solo travelers looking for a nice place to stay in Zurich, consider this studio apartment hosted by David. For its location alone, some consider it an affordable accommodation. The living room also serves as the bedroom with its murphy bed. Although the kitchen is small, the owner is passionate about cooking, so you can expect a fully equipped cooking area in this unit. A balcony is also featured in this home. Connectivity shouldn’t be a problem as the tram stop is only a short walk from the property.

Cozy studio with great city and lake connections
Zürich, Switzerland
43 reviews
Entire apartment 0 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fully equipped kitchen (tea & coffee as well ) good internet comfy bed and pillows
it was really comfortable and well organised we particularly enjoyed having breakfast on the balcony each day
there is always great to find a place with a well equipped kitchen netflix youtube wifi all very good
Cleanliness:
clean comfortable and david quickly communicated with us
clean and you will find there everything necessary for your stay
the apartment itself is very comfortable organized and clean
Host:
david is the perfect host
david is a very nice host and was helpful
david quickly replied to any of our questions and truly was a great host
david is very helpful and nice
the host was incredibly friendly and responsive
Location:
good location with public transportation
situated from walking distance to pretty much everything
good location everything what you need
great little apartment in a good location for central zurich
the location is also good: close to transit and places to grab groceries
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6. Spacious apartment close to the train station (from USD 70)

Ideal for business travelers, this one-bedroom apartment hosted by Andreas features a fiber optic internet and a repeater. It is also close to the old town, the lake, and the hippest streets of Zurich, giving guests easy access to restaurants and shops. Built with two levels, the lower floor contains the open-concept kitchen, along with the dining space and the living area, while the upper level has the bedroom and the bathroom. This centrally located apartment is only eight minutes by foot from the train station.

Private Wohnung in Top Lage
Zürich, Switzerland
4 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the place was nice and clean and we enjoyed our stay
Location:
location was wonderful and it was an amazing stay overall
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7. Beautifully decorated and cosy apartment in city (from USD 88)

The living room might seem compact, but that just makes it more homey and cosy. The space is beautifully decorated so in the day, you can watch TV in style. And when it’s about time to head to sleep, it converts into a sofa bed so you can accommodate more people. The kitchen is narrow, but well-appointed with all the necessary kitchen appliances. The bedroom is spacious and decorated very simply. The space is comfortable, and the bed is plush, so you’ll be able to sleep peacefully. Head out onto the balcony in this apartment in Zurich, Switzerland, and admire the rustic architecture of the buildings around you.

Chic + cozy apartment with balcony in city centre!
Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
100 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lovely apartment with nice balcony and mountain view
i also enjoyed the balcony for dinner or breakfast
the comfortable bed and the cozy balcony are the icing on the cake
very comfortable and a great amount of space for 2 people
sam leaves super sweet notes everywhere in the apartment and it made the stay a lot more different
Cleanliness:
clean and comfortable with all essentials provided
room is cleaned and ordered bed is very comfortable
the apartment was newly renovated clean as described
it is really nice and clean
fully furnished clean nice and cosy
Host:
she was very friendly and helpful throughout our stay
very friendly host and we really enjoyed our stay
very helpful signs all over the apartment to let you know how everything works
the apartment was excellent and sam was a great host highly recommended
sam is a wonderful host
Location:
the location is perfect with easy access to public transportation
apartment is in perfect location in zürich
many good restaurant within walking distance
cozy place in a perfect location
sam's cozy apartment is located near of city center very easy to reach central station
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8. Contemporary studio in the heart of Zürich (from USD 79)

This Airbnb in Zurich is an apartment that may be small in size but the space is utilised well with the open-concept living and sleeping area. The bed is massive and comfortable, so when your head hits those pillows, you’ll fall asleep instantly. The living room is small, but is well-decorated in a modern style. The space feels more welcoming because of the natural sunlight, and you can even peek out the windows for a gorgeous view of the city. Sit back and watch TV in style. The bathroom is bright and has everything you’ll need to have a good stay - including basic toiletries like soap, so just have a relaxing soak in the tub! Head out to the roof terrace for an amazing sight of the city and beyond.

Stadt Zürich 3, Appartement-Studio (3)
Zurich, Switzerland
380 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room does not have air conditioning but pretty easily cools off by keeping the windows open overnight
great studio spacious and very well equipped (iron kettle microwave coffee tea bags dishes cutlery)
we also enjoyed the bath tub in the bathroom
rossana’s apartment was the perfect stay for my zürich experience
also the bed was extremely comfortable
Cleanliness:
super clean and practical
clean flat and very nice
it’s clean and organized
very tidy and clean
the apartment was clean and check in was very simple
Host:
lovely host and lovely place
sussanna is a great host
nice place friendly host fast checkin and checkout
very smooth check-in process rosanna was a good host:)
rossana was a fantastic host
Location:
the location is great; very close to the tram and walking distance to many places
well located and with easy access to tram and bus lines
close to a tram station so easy to get around
great place and great location
it’s within walking distance to major interesting points in the city
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9. Luxurious apartment with a balcony (from USD 89)

This contemporary studio is a suitable place for couples who want to stay in the city center. Located in a trendy neighborhood, you can expect to be within the vicinity of hip restaurants, bars, and other establishments. The property is also close enough to the lake and the main train station has direct access to the mountains and the airport. This home may be small but that doesn’t stop it from providing great amenities like a cozy dining area and a balcony with a view of the neighborhood.

New: Offer for luxury apartment with balcony 4.2.
Zürich, Switzerland
45 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this flat is beautiful comfortable stylish and has excellent amenities
everything in the apartment is as described and getting in was very easy
Cleanliness:
space was clean comfortable and quiet
apartment was very clean and neat
super clean spatious enough for a couple
clean cozy and quiet studio space in lovely seefeld
nice apartment very clean exactly like in the pictures
Host:
the host also friendly and communicative
such a friendly host
didn’t meet blanca but chris was very helpful and immediate responses
all in all a fabulous host
chris was really friendly and quick to respond
Location:
great location and cozy apartment
great location in a vibrant city fringe location
the location is ideal -- great neighborhood close to lake grocery stores restaurants and entertainment
perfectly located apartment super close to the lake and next to restaurants and shops
it has a perfect location everything is nearby
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10. Sunny and peaceful apartment close to city (from 79 USD)

The living room in this Airbnb is bright and very well-decorated, making it feel homey and comfortable. The sofa is also plush and is piled with loads of pillows, so don’t fight the urge to have a seat on it. This kitchen is small but it’s modern and extremely well-appointed with every appliance you’ll need to whip up a delicious meal. The sleeping area is tucked into the corner and is extremely cosy. The bed is comfortable and there’s enough space for two people to sleep on, so tuck yourself in and have a great sleep. Start the day right by having coffee on the balcony. Sit back, relax and have a drink as you watch the city centre come to life.

Sunny and calm oasis in Zürich City

Address: Zürich, Switzerland (see map)

Price: from 79 USD

Number of Guests: 2

11. Stylishly-decorated home in upbeat Zürich (from 101 USD)

If you want to rent a house in Zurich, consider this lovely home! This living room is spacious, modern and bright due to both natural and artificial lighting. The space is decorated in a modern style, and thus feels very homey as well. The kitchen is spacious and the tiny details and the casual decoration make the space feel more homey. It’s well-appointed with modern appliances so you’ll have everything you need to cook. The bedroom is bright and decorated simply, however the room compensates with a great view of the city. The bed is large and comfortable, so you won’t face any issues falling asleep. Even better, you can head out to the balcony and have a barbeque, and then eat it while surrounded by the amazing view.

Stylish flat in good, upbeat location

Address: Zürich, Switzerland (see map)

Price: from 101 USD

Number of Guests: 2

12. Quaint and charming apartment in city centre (from 122 USD)

The living room is spacious, well-decorated and bright. The space feels cosy and comforting, so sit back and bask in the sun’s rays on the plush sofa. You also have access to the balcony from here. The balcony has plenty of outdoor seats, and surrounding you are the amazing views of the city. So instead of having your meals indoor, and if the weather permits, have a meal outside instead. This bedroom is large and the star of the room is the large and comfortable bed. Once your body hits the bed after a long day out, you’ll definitely fall into a deep sleep. The bathroom is sizeable and there’s a large bathtub and shower duo. Lean back and watch the water fill the tub, and relax.

Charming apartment - central Zurich

Address: Zürich, Switzerland (see map)

Price: from 122 USD

Number of Guests: 2

13. Gorgeously modern home in the heart of Zürich

The living room in this vacation rental is contemporary, comfortable and bright. Instead of sitting on a sofa, pull it out and convert it into a bed, so you can lie back and watch TV comfortably. Or just use it as a bed to accommodate more people. The kitchen is compact but comes extremely well-appointed with modern appliances. For any budding chefs, definitely take a chance to cook in here. The bedroom is simply decorated, bright and most importantly, comfortable. You’ll definitely have an undisturbed sleep on that large and plush bed. There’s also access to the balcony from the bedroom. The chairs on the balcony are placed facing the front of the apartment. Have a seat and watch the sun rise or set.

Top Modern in Center Zurich Oerlikon
Zurich, Switzerland
29 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
being on the top floor luigi's apartment has lovely morning and evening views from two balconies
floor heating was really comfortable in cold zurich days
the apartment was clean and welcoming they had a washer dryer and a dishwasher
Cleanliness:
we found the space to be stylish clean and well equipped
the appartment is cozzy clean modern and funcional
great flat clean bright well organized and equipped
the apartment was beautiful spotlessly clean and very comfortable and well located
everything has been perfect the house was clean and tidy and perfect for a stay in zurich
Host:
great experience and a fantastic host
luigi is a very friendly host
luigi is a wonderful host - highly recommended
luigi is a very good host
ron met luigi and nat to get the keys and they were really hospitable and friendly
Location:
great location as well
great place near public transport restaurants and stores
the location is near a tram/train station and easy acess to zurich airport
very convenient location and very nice appartment
in a good location close to oerlikon station and just minutes from the zürich city center
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14. New and modern home in trendy area

The living room cum dining area is gorgeously decorated, with colourful furniture and a packed bookshelf. Pick the most comfortable seat in the apartment and read an engaging novel. The bedroom is bright and clean. The entire space is decorated simply, making it feel more down-to-earth and homey. Have a comfortable sleep here, and even watch TV in bed. The bathroom is large and comes with two sinks for maximum efficiency. The bathtub is spacious so anyone can fit comfortably in it for a nice, warm soak. There’s an outdoor sitting area, and it’s stylishly decorated. There are some comfortable seats so it makes the perfect place to hang out.

new apartment in Zurich´s most trendy area
Zürich, Switzerland
23 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
new contemporary no-nonsense apartment close to city centre very well matching its description and photos
Cleanliness:
very nice cosy and clean apartment in a very trendy area
the apartment is brand new everything is very clean comfortable and clever
beautiful spotless and spacious apartment that looks better in person than in the photos
Host:
great place great hosts recommend this with great pleasure
maria was very kind and welcoming us
finally its a fancy apartment thanks lars thanks lars' mother who was very kind welcoming us here :)
lars & his mum were also very accommodating and were easy to contact
lars and his mother maria are very cordial and friendly
Location:
nice location because its near with the station
the tram station is near by and also train station easy to get from the airport
the transportation to the central was very easy
it was close to center station and was good to move
great placevery nice and awesome location
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15. Large and stylish apartment in central Zürich

The living area is spacious and well-decorated with a modern vibe. The sofa is also comfortable, so you can sit back, relax and read a book. Here’s one of the bedrooms and it comes with a large and comfortable bed. You’ll definitely sleep well in this well-decorated and vibrant room. It also comes with a study table, just in case you have to do work while on vacation. And here’s another bedroom which is extremely bright, making the atmosphere feel more cheery. It may be more simply decorated than the other bedroom, but it’s equally as comfortable. The bathroom is small but comfortable, and it comes with basic toiletries, so you can bathe with ease here.

COSY & CENTRAL FLAT (100m2)
Zürich, Switzerland
62 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the balcony is very pleasant for a morning coffee and there is an apple tv for netflix etc
the apartment was beautiful and full of light just as pictured
the apartment was nicely decorated had enough space and had two bathroom which came in handy
the sofa was a very comfortable extra bed
all the rooms get lots of light giving the well-furnished apartment a spacious and airy feel
Cleanliness:
clean and tidy apartment with quite spacious
the apartment was clean and had everything that we needed
beautiful clean and confortable flat in an excel
the beds were comfortable and clean
the flat itself was very clean and nice and full of everything than one can need
Host:
stephanie was a great host and was available to answer any questions
stephanie was a very responsive host and answered all questions promptly
stephanie was a delightful host and her apartment is lovely
stephanie was very helpful and welcoming
max was a great host
Location:
well connected place in a good location in zurich
max’s flat is in the perfect location close to trams and the train station
great location and easy to access with public transport
good breakfast places and dining places around this location
if you rather walk it's a 15/20mins walk which is also pretty good
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Zesty Zürich: Visit this lively city!

Many of these Airbnb vacation rentals are located right in the centre of Zürich, which means you’re never too far from any of the action. Zürich truly is a beautiful and unique city to visit if you’re looking for a place filled with history and culture. So if you ever want to rent a room in Zurich, keep some of our best recommendations in mind!

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Eunice is an introvert and is most comfortable snuggling in her bed and reading a book. However, mention travelling to her and she's always willing to jump out for a new adventure!

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