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Top 18 Airbnbs in Zurich, Switzerland

Zürich may be best known as the banking and financial capital in Switzerland, but it’s also a lovely place to enjoy some of the finer things in life, such as high-end shopping, lavish nightlife, and fancy cuisine. The city has beautiful views of the mountains, river, and lake, as well as historic architecture that tells the city’s story beyond just the many museums where you can learn about Swiss culture.

To give you more options with your Zürich trip and to also make it more unique and affordable, here are some top Airbnbs in Zürich to consider.

Eclectic Garden Apartment in Quiet Residential Area Eclectic Garden Apartment in a Quiet Residential Area
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Eclectic Garden Apartment in Quiet Residential Area

Try a fresh air-filled suburban living on your next Zürich visit. This apartment is a fine example of a snug, well-appointed, and aesthetically pleasing Swiss home. Perfect for families or couples, the Airbnb features a fully equipped kitchen with a coffee maker, a lovely living room with a Smart TV, and plenty of cool design details. But you won’t be able to resist the private terrace in the garden – it’s the ultimate spot for long conversations and inspired outdoor enjoyment. The apartment is set in a residential neighborhood with an easy 20-minute tram connection to the center.

Sophisticated Apartment in Heart of Zurich Sophisticated apartment in the heart of Zurich
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Sophisticated Apartment in Heart of Zurich

Business travelers to Zürich have an amazing place to choose for their stay. This Airbnb oozes style, sports contemporary designs, and is furnished with a perfect set of amenities. Well-located near the city center and the train station, it will become your comfortable home away from home in the Swiss financial powerhouse. Such details as the slick open kitchen, big Smart TV, and large living room make staying here even more rewarding. The washing machine is a great bonus too.

2-Bedroom Apartment with Big Terrace 2-Bedroom Apartment with a Big Terrace
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2-Bedroom Apartment with Big Terrace

Get a taste of a luxurious Zürich central life by booking this fantastic Airbnb. Set in a historic building, it masterfully incorporates charming old details into the modern design creating a nice living experience. What you would want to book this apartment for too is the terrace. 40 square meters of outdoor space in the very heart of Zurich is a deal impossible to refuse. A fully furnished kitchen with Nespresso adds to the convenience, the iconic Grossmunster church is easily reached on foot, and the apartment spaces feature park views.

Limmatquai River View Apartment with Jacuzzi Limmatquai River View Apartment with Jacuzzi - Zurich
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Limmatquai River View Apartment with Jacuzzi

One of the most exclusive Airbnbs in Zürich, this apartment is a crown jewel of the city rental scene. When you get to the private rooftop terrace with a superb vista over the Old Town, you know that you’ve officially made it in Zürich – it’s simply hard to find a more luxurious place to stay. You will have the privilege of observing the rapid blue waters of the river, sunsets over the rooftops of central Zürich, and the hills in the distance. As for the interiors, they are fine and modern – the Airbnb is excellently-furnished and beautifully designed.

Quiet Studio in Zürich Quiet Studio in Zürich
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Quiet Studio in Zürich

Reviews are extremely positive at this awesome Zürich Airbnb that is among the best in the city for a moderately-priced, calm stay. You will live next to the forest in a typical residential area close to the airport. The studio is ideal for two and comes with a private terrace (where you can have a barbecue), free fast Wi-Fi, and lovely furniture. Guests noted how comfortable it is for the short city breaks. You can go to the city center by bus – the stop is nearby.

Stylish City Loft Stylish City Loft
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Stylish City Loft

One of the most voguish Airbnbs in Zürich, this loft is all about attention to detail and a sense of aesthetics. Reviewers raved about the awesome experience they had here and praised the host’s ability to create a space that is both sexy and cozy. Reminiscent of loft units in NYC, this two-floor property comes with a fully equipped kitchen island, lots of natural light, and curated furniture. It is a perfect space to work and be inspired, a treasure for freelancers and business travelers. Romance-seeking couples won’t be disappointed too. 5 minutes on a tram and you’re exploring the picturesque city center of Zürich.

Idyllic Apartment in Historic House with Garden Idyllic apartment in an old house with a garden
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Idyllic Apartment in Historic House with Garden

Quite different from the central properties of the city, this charming Zürich Airbnb is all about embracing the bucolic countryside life. The setting is a low-key Wollishofen neighborhood, the atmosphere is very relaxed, and the Lake is easily reachable. The area is well-connected to the city center so you’re never too far away from all the action. With this Airbnb, you will have a chance to live in a cozy old Swiss house that boasts a lush garden. The fully equipped kitchen features a coffee maker, the interiors combine the artsy vibe with old-school details, and peace is what you’re guaranteed to have while staying here.

Cozy Stay Next to Zurich Main Station with Balcony Cozy Stay Next to Zurich Main Station with Balcony
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Cozy Stay Next to Zurich Main Station with Balcony

When the Main Station is less than 2 minutes away on foot, you know you’re really well-connected (and will probably not miss that train). This Airbnb provides a convenient modern space for a quick break that business travelers to Zürich will definitely appreciate. Moreover, there’s a balcony, a Smart TV, and a kitchen. In other words, a nice alternative to hotel rooms that gives you extra independence and privacy as well as a killer location.

The Lakeview House Terrace overlooking Lake Zürich
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The Lakeview House

Up to six people can stay in this residential home when they visit and have three bedrooms and 1.5 baths all to themselves. It’s just a three-minute walk to the lake from here and a 10-minute drive to the city. You’ll have great views of Zürich Lake when you stay here. Two children can stay here in addition to six adults if you request an extra bed. Book this Airbnb to have the first and second floors of a three-story house to yourselves and be by the lake. The large terrace is a common area that’s shared, and additional services can be arranged, such as babysitting, airport pickup, and spa treatments. The rental does not allow pets.

Living in the Cozy Tiny House A unique place to stay while you explore the area
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Living in the Cozy Tiny House

It’s fun to stay in a tiny house with you visit Zürich and have some peace and quiet next to a vegetable garden and secluded pond. This Airbnb rental is a bit outside of town and about 30 minutes by bus or train to city center. The hosts live in the adjacent building if you need anything, and there are hiking opportunities right outside the door. It’s a kid-friendly space with a cot and baby crib available upon request. Book this cozy, two-room home on wheels in the countryside for a unique stay near Zürich and to explore the greater region.

Cozy Newly Furnished 2-Bedroom in Seefeld Cozy newly furnished 2 bedroom in Seefeld
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Cozy Newly Furnished 2-Bedroom in Seefeld

Fancy an idyllic family retreat near Zürich Lake? This spacious Airbnb would be an amazing choice. You will stay at a tranquil lakeside Seefeld neighborhood full of restaurants and cafes. Two bedrooms will make it more convenient, a fully equipped kitchen is a great feature, and the private balcony is perfect for morning coffee. The location allows you to enjoy the long walk next to Lake Zürich in no time. Be sure to see the masterpiece of modern architecture that is the Pavillon Le Corbusier, take a stroll among the greenery of the Chinese Garden, and catch a performance at the Zürich Opera House.

Bullerby in Zurich – Resö The very best of both city and country life
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Bullerby in Zurich – Resö

A fun tiny house option in Zürich is Bullerby, which is in a private and green area and one of two wooden cabin wagons near grazing sheep. It’s a perfect opportunity to enjoy both city life and country life at the same time. Sheep, cats, and hens live on the property. The cabin is equipped with a kitchen and bathroom, while other offerings include free coffee and tea, a fireplace, pizza oven on request, and baby crib and highchair if you need them.

Cozy City Apartment A hip district to be in for your trip
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Cozy City Apartment

A solo traveler can stay in this Zürich apartment, which has one single bed, and enjoy being in the hip Wiedikon District. It’s a central, yet quiet, location with shops and restaurants in walking distance. Guests can use the separate bathroom and kitchen that’s equipped with appliances. The apartment is about 25 square meters in size and has a nice balcony to sit out on. Guests can also use the laundry machines here for free and have a private bicycle parking space.

Cozy Studio with Great City and Lake Connections A well-appointed space with everything you need
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Cozy Studio with Great City and Lake Connections

This highly rated Airbnb property is an apartment in Zürich with a living room, bedroom with a double bed, small kitchen that’s well-equipped, and a bathroom. It has a balcony to enjoy the sunset, high-speed internet, and easy access to public transportation. The tram stop is just 50 meters from the apartment. The building has a paid washer, while there is a free dryer in the unit for laundry. This is not an appropriate rental for kids or pets.

Unique Ecological Housing A cute spot with good vibes
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Unique Ecological Housing

Here’s a unique Airbnb rental that sleeps up to four people in two bedrooms and has two bathrooms too. There’s a queen-size bed and a hammock in one bedroom and a floor mattress in the other bedroom. Features of this rental include a kitchen, Wi-Fi, laundry machines, and garden view. Here in the Altstetten area, you’ll be 3.5 kilometers to the city center and be able to get to everything you need within about five minutes. The space is not suitable for children or pets.

Charming Business/Holiday Stay A sunny and comfortable place to be
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Charming Business/Holiday Stay

Here’s a Zürich Airbnb that features a quiet bedroom with a queen-size bed for one or two guests. There’s a separate bathroom, free Wi-Fi, free German newspaper, and spacious kitchen here. The space has a four-square-meters balcony just off the kitchen to step outside. Laundry machines can be used for a small fee, and there’s a shaded picnic area and small playground area that are shared among building tenants. When you stay here, it’s best to use public transit or walk rather than renting a car.

Bright Room with New Furniture in Best Location Get a restful night's sleep here
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Bright Room with New Furniture in Best Location

This Airbnb rental is a private room in a 4.5-room apartment where the hosts live as well. You and your travel companion will be the only guests here during your stay though. It’s an eight-minute walk to the train station from here. The rental is great for business travelers because it has a large desk and fast internet. You’ll have nice views over the city from the fourth floor and be able to use the shared bathroom, kitchen, and dining area outside of your bedroom, which has a queen-size bed. This space does not accommodate children or pets.

Sunny, Ventilated and Warm Room Let the light in and enjoy the city life
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Sunny, Ventilated and Warm Room

Guests love this private room in a rental unit when they want to enjoy the city life and be surrounded by public transit stations, cafes, bars, and restaurants. It is about 10 minutes from Downtown Zürich and includes access to a kitchen, bathroom, dining table, laundry machines, grill terrace, and bike parking space. The rental space is in a 1910-era building and on the fourth floor, so be prepared to carry your luggage up the stairs since there is no elevator. It has a double-size bed and shared hot tub access. However, it is not suitable for kids or pets.

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