Zurich

Best Zurich Airport Hotels

November 27, 2019
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Do you have an early morning flight after your scenic Swiss adventure or are arriving late in Zurich? Forget about wasting time and money getting to and from the terminal. You can find some of the best places to stay close to Zurich’s airport within minutes of the terminal.

You won’t be lacking in choices either. Travellers will find that some of the most comfortable places to stay in all of Zurich can be found right by your departure gate. 

With so many great Zurich airport hotels to choose from, you could spend hours searching all the options. But you don’t have to!

We’ve made finding your perfect night’s sleep a breeze by listing all the best hotels near Zurich airport in one place. Worry less about where to stay and focus more on getting ready for the next leg of your adventure!

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Summary of most popular Zurich Airport hotels

NameStarsDistance
Hotel Kameha Grand Zurich54.5 kmBook Now
Movenpick Hotel Zurich Airport42.4 kmBook Now
Hotel Novotel Zurich Airport Messe44.2 kmBook Now
Radisson Hotel Zurich Airport44.6 kmBook Now
Radisson Blu Hotel Zurich Airport4AirportBook Now
Dorint Airport Hotel Zurich42 kmBook Now
Holiday Inn Express Zurich Airport35 kmBook Now
Ibis Budget Zurich Airport31 kmBook Now
Hotel Fly Away32 kmBook Now
Hotel Welcome Inn31 kmBook Now
B&B Hotel Zurich Airport36 kmBook Now


Hotel Kameha Grand Zurich – 5*

Before you board your flight, Hotel Kameha Grand Zurich will give you a taste of luxury, ending your vacation in Switzerland on the right note. With its lavish decor and stunning interior, you will be staying in one of the most luxurious 5-star hotels in Zurich.

Just a short 9-minute drive from the airport at Glattbrugg, Hotel Kameha Grand Zurich is so much more than just a place to sleep. This luxury airport hotel comes with its very own smoking lounge, restaurant, spa, rooftop lounge, and even a bar. 

Room types available include Deluxe, Premium and Executive rooms, there’s 24-hour reception and free WiFi in the rooms.

The hotel offers a shuttle service to and from the airport terminals at additional cost.

Make sure your holiday doesn’t stop just because you left the Old Town. Hotel Kameha will make sure you have the time of your life all the way up to your boarding gate!

Best For: Luxury Travellers

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Movenpick Hotel Zurich Airport – 4*

Putting their guests within a short 5-minute drive of the hotel, the Movenpick Zurich Airport hotel goes above and beyond to give passengers a proper welcome. 

Before you pack up your bags, kick back and relax at this top-class airport hotel. With its spacious, elegant rooms – double, king, queen and family rooms are available – you may want to reconsider boarding that flight altogether!

As one of the best hotels close to Zurich Airport, you can expect Movenpick hotel to pull out all the stops to make sure you feel right at home.

With a whopping three restaurants serving everything from Italian cuisine to local delicacies, you will want to make sure you book into the hotel hungry.

There’s an on-site fitness centre, free WiFi and a free airport shuttle available to guests.

Best For: Foodies

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Hotel Novotel Zurich Airport Messe – 4*

Connected with the Zurich Airport by the tram, Hotel Novotel is a 4-star luxury stay that will make your last day in Zurich full of some of the best memories. 

Other than its cosy rooms and warm atmosphere, this luxury airport hotel aims to pamper their guests with hospitality and style.

A range of room types are available, including double, twin and executive rooms, there’s free WiFi and a fitness centre. An airport shuttle service is available for an additional charge.

It’s not only the staff and the rooms that will have you falling in love with Hotel Novotel Zurich Airport Messe; the fine dining served on the summer terrace is sure to be the highlight of your entire vacation!

Best For: Mid-range budget travellers

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Radisson Hotel Zurich Airport – 4*

There aren’t many hotels near Zurich Airport where you can actually dine overlooking the runway! At the luxurious 4-star Radisson Hotel Zurich Airport (one of two Radisson Zurich Airport hotels), you will be taking your meals with one of the best views in all of the city!

As well as the great sights from the window, the Radisson’s restaurant is decorated in a boutique-style with moody lighting and quirky furnishings. You’ll definitely be eating in style before you need to head to the airport to catch your flight. 

Standard, superior and family rooms are available and all come with free WiFi. An airport shuttle is available for an additional charge.

With an on-site fitness centre and even a bar, the Radisson Hotel Zurich Airport is a good choice.

Best For: Views of the Airport

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Radisson Blu Hotel Zurich Airport – 4*

In your search for hotels close to Zurich Airport you can’t beat the Radisson Blu Hotel. With a direct walkway from the hotel to the airport, you will just be a few minutes away from checking into your flight after checking out of your hotel room! 

The location may be perfect, but it is only just the beginning.

A stay at the Radisson Blu Hotel Zurich Airport will ensure all that pre-flight stress is gone before you board your flight. Choose from well-appointed standard, premium, family, superior and presidential rooms with free WiFi.

With an on-site spa, gym, garden, restaurant, and bar, you will not lack a single luxury while staying at the luxurious Radisson Blu! 

Best For: Travellers who prefer a direct walkway from airport to hotel

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Dorint Airport Hotel Zurich – 4*

If you’re looking for some cheap accommodation near Zurich Airport, the Dorint Airport Hotel Zurich will have you staying in modern, spacious rooms in a luxury environment. 

Putting you just a few moments away from the airport (which can be reached by the hotel’s shuttle at an additional cost), this is a Zurich Airport transit hotel well worth considering.

The standard, comfort and family rooms are feature free WiFi.

Whilst staying at Dorint Airport Hotel you can enjoy mouth watering dishes in the restaurant or grab a drink from the bar. 

From the location to the food, Dorint Hotel is one of the top airport hotels in Zurich.

Best For: Families

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Holiday Inn Express Zurich Airport – 3*

Holiday Inn Express Zurich Airport is one of the few Zurich airport hotels with free shuttle transfers to the terminal. This comfortable hotel just a few minutes away from the airport will have you spending your last day in Zurich relaxing in absolute comfort.

With a choice of double, twin, triple and queen rooms available – all with free WiFi – there’s a room to suit everyone.

The Holiday Inn Express Zurich Airport comes with its own restaurant serving up food and drinks, and even a terrace where you can soak up some rays and lounge outdoors. 

With breakfast served at the crack of dawn, you are sure to be making it to your departure gate happy and full!

Best For: Travellers with early flights

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Ibis Budget Zurich Airport – 3*

If you need a budget Zurich Airport hotel, no place could get you closer to the terminals than Hotel Ibis Zurich Airport. Located just 1 kilometre from the exit gates, this cheap hotel at Zurich Airport is just a 5-minute tram ride away!

While you are resting up for that early morning flight or checking in after a long haul, Ibis Budget Zurich Airport is here to give you a relaxing and comfortable stay.

With its very own bar and cafe serving breakfast as early as 5 am, you will have everything you need to get ready for your next adventure!

Although this hotel only offers double and twin rooms, the restaurant is only open for breakfast, and there is no airport shuttle, it is still good value for a Zurich airport hotel.

Best For: Budget travellers

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If you’re still deciding between staying at an airport hotel or heading straight into Zurich, this article on how to get from Zurich airport to the city will be helpful.

Hotel Fly Away – 3*

Seamlessly blending together sleek modern style with home-like charm, Hotel Fly Away is one of the cosiest places to stay close to Zurich Kloten Airport. 

Just a 7-minute drive away, Hotel Fly Away will have you arriving right at the departures terminal in just a snap of the fingers. Their airport shuttle is available to guests for an additional charge.

But before you board your flight, this 3-star hotel will make sure to give you the proper send-off.

There are double, twin and triple rooms – all with free WiFi – on offer.

At Hotel Fly Away, you will have access to the nearby fitness centre and pool just a short walk away. Which is just as well as you may need to do a little extra exercise after you visit the hotel’s Italian restaurant. 

From dinner served on the outdoor terrace to lounging about in your spacious rooms, your last night in Zurich will truly be one to be remembered!  

Best For: Lovers of Italian food

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Hotel Welcome Inn – 3*

If you have one of those dreaded early morning flights, Hotel Welcome Inn is an airport hotel that will make getting to the airport a whole lot easier. 

When you stay at the Welcome Inn transit hotel, Zurich airport is just 1 kilometre away and you can reach the airport terminals quickly thanks to the hotel’s shuttle bus (a small charge applies).

After settling in to one of the many different room types available, Hotel Welcome Inn has everything you need to wine and dine in comfort. With its very own restaurant, fitness centre, and a nearby swimming pool, you’re sure to be facing that red-eye flight with a smile.

Best For: Solo Travellers

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B&B Hotel Zurich Airport – 3*

This B&B Zurich Airport hotel offers a convenient location for your first or final night in Switzerland.

With its range of budget rooms (including quad-share rooms) and modern comforts, B&B Hotel Zurich Airport is the perfect place to stay when you need to be close to the airport.

Other than its premium location and minimalist style, B&B Hotel Zurich Airport raises the bar with its very own lounges and a delicious breakfast served in the cafe every morning. For evening meals, the airport terminals are close by – and the hotel offers an airport shuttle to get you there for a small cost.

For a quiet and comfortable night’s rest, the B&B Hotel Zurich Airport is a great choice.

Best For: Families or groups of up to 4

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Zurich Airport Hotels Map

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Zurich City Tax

All Visitors to Switzerland are charged a Visitor Tax (Swiss Tourist Tax) for each night they stay in the country.  Current rates for hotel guests in Zurich are CHF 2.50 per person per night.

The Visitor Tax is payable directly to the hotel upon check out and is not included in hotel rates.



As you can see, there are a great range of Zurich hotels near the airport.  Whether you prefer to stay at the Radisson Blu Zurich Airport Hotel with its own walkway to the terminal, the cheaper Ibis Budget Zurich Airport Hotel, or one of the other Zurich Airport accommodation options mentioned above, you’re sure to find something suitable.

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About the Author
Holidays to Switzerland’s founder and editor, Carolyn, first visited Switzerland more than 30 years ago and it was love at first sight! Since that first trip, Carolyn has returned more than a dozen times in her quest to explore every inch of the country. Carolyn loves sharing her passion for Switzerland and helping others to plan their dream trip. 


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