Hotels & Catering


Our hotel and catering partners offer numerous accomodations as well as catering facilities.


There are countless options for accommodation situated around the festival site. The cinemas and various festival locations are easily accessible via public transport or on foot. Further information regarding accommodation can be found on the Zurich Tourist Office website.

Zurich Film Festival Partner-Hotels

Hotel Baur au Lac *****

The Baur au Lac has the discerning tastes of its guests to thank for the leading position it has maintained for more than 175 years in the international luxury hotel industry. Set in its own park in the cit center, the hotel enjoys a unique location overlooking the lake and the Alps.

Hotel The Dolder Grand *****

175 luxurious rooms and suites, world-class restaurants, a spa covering 4,000 square metres, spacious event facilities and an art collection boasting more than 100 works, including originals from Andy Warhol and Salvador Dalí: the Dolder Grand is a luxurious City Resort in the truest sense of the word and treats its guests to magnificent views over Zurich, the lake and the Alps.

La Réserve Eden au Lac *****

La Réserve Eden au Lac Zurich is a majestic building standing proud, serene, solid and calm like the wonderful days that have passed since it first opened on the lakeshore 100 years ago. Times are changing and Philippe Starck has come along with a subtly artistic and rebellious touch.

Park Hyatt Zurich *****

Just a short walk from the “Bahnhofstrasse” and the lake of Zurich sits the exclusive Park Hyatt Zurich with 138 generously sized guestrooms and suites. The restaurant “parkhuus” with its open show kitchen places emphasis on distinctive flavours and exceptional quality. The stylish ONYX bar fascinates with its open and original design. Invitingly located “The Lounge” forms with its open fireplace the heart of the hotel.

Widder Hotel *****

Nine carefully refurbished townhouses create a distinctive style in which you can discover the new in the old, the old in the new. Every room is individually styled. The fusion of historical architecture and innovative modern design creates a relaxed ambience with real character.

FIVE Zurich *****

FIVE Zurich is a luxurious lifestyle hotel boasting 45 luxurious suites and 42 suite sized lifestyle rooms with glittering skyline city view or mountain view. Reviving Zurich’s wild side, the new party and culinary hotspot boasts 7 international award-winning restaurants, a rooftop nightclub and buzzing outdoor social pool. Detox before you retox at the lavish wellness spa with indoor pool.

ALDEN Suite Hotel Splügenschloss Zurich *****

The ALDEN Suite Hotel Splügenschloss Zurich by Leonardo Hotels welcomes you in the heart of Zurich, for an exclusive experience in one of our 22 lavishly designed suites. It is the smallest five stars luxury hotel in Zurich, located in a listed building dating back to 1895 and close to the Zurich Lake, the Old Town and the Financial District.

25hours Hotel Zürich Langstrasse ****

Worlds meet at the junction between the lively Langstrasse and hypermodern Europaallee. The heart of the hotel is the first floor with Cinchona Bar and NENI. This is where you meet for an oriental lunch or dinner - and a highball afterwards. The 170 rooms are retreats with differently inspired design elements - a rooftop terrace with sauna + gym awaits on the 7th floor.

AMERON Zurich Bellevue au Lac ****

The 4-star superior hotel awaits you in modern Art Deco design directly at Lake Zurich. The newly created restaurant Studio Bellerive - Brasserie|Grill|Bar is a homage to the historic location and promises moments of indulgence in a modern, relaxed atmosphere . For events of all kinds, an event campus with private bar and winter garden with lake view is available on the 1st floor.

B2 Hotel ****

Sleeping where once beer was being brewed - Located in the former brewery the B2 Hotel with its picturesque Wine Library is a surprising and unique city hotel linked to the public Hürlimannbad & Spa Zürich with infinity roof top pool.

citizenM Zurich ****

Where do you stay if you want AFFORDABLE luxury in Zurich? At a hotel like no other - citizenM Zurich, created for world travellers who cross continents as easily as others cross streets. Sleep in XL king-size beds, hang out in the living room, meet other citizens of the world, and get inspired. 160 rooms in Kreis 1, just 12 mins walk from Zurich HB.

Engimatt City & Garden Hotel****

The Engimatt City & Garden Hotel is your green oasis in the middle of Zurich – whether for a private trip to the city, a cultural visit or for business. Benefit from our unique location and our comprehensive services. We look forward to welcoming you in the family-type atmosphere of our city and garden hotel.

Greulich Design & Boutique Hotel

Greulich Design & Boutique Hotel ****

Stay in Zurichs vibrant district 4. The 4-star Greulich Design & Boutique Hotel with 28 rooms is located in the middle of District 4 in Zurich. At Hotel Greulich, a homely atmosphere meets puristic design and pulsating city life meets pure relaxation in the birch grove.

Hotel Europe ****

The Hotel Europe is a unique 4 star hotel in the city centre of Zurich, located right next to the Lake of Zurich, Zurich Opera and the old town. The colorful 39 rooms, inspired by art nouveau style feature beautiful vintage details – you will feel like in a Wes Anderson movie. The hotel-own restaurant Max&Otto offers European classics, a cozy bar and an exclusive wine list.

Hotel Schweizerhof Zürich ****

The highly traditional Hotel Schweizerhof Zürich is directly opposite the main train station. Right where the famous car-free Bahnhofstrasse of Zurich starts: Just a few steps away you enter the world of exclusive shops and banks, and can admire the most attractive sights of Limmatstadt. 

Hotel Seidenhof ****

Located in the centre of Zurich, not far from Bahnhofstrasse, this urban design hotel has 78 stylishly furnished boutique rooms for short and long-term stays. The hotel's own restaurant, Enja, serves dishes prepared mainly on an open fire using seasonal, pure and sustainable ingredients.

Sorell Hotel Zürichberg ****

A part of the Sorell hotel group, Sorell Hotel Zürichberg is located high above the rooftops of central Zurich in the Fluntern district. Despite the hotel's quiet location in natural surroundings, Sorell Hotel Zürichberg is just 10 minutes from the city centre. This architecturally beautiful hotel in Fluntern has a view over the city of Zurich and Lake Zurich.

Opera Hotel ****

The renowned 4-star hotel is only a few minutes' walk from the opera house. In addition to the 58 stylish rooms, the city hotel also offers THE LOBBY - a stylish and cosy hub for locals and visitors to the city. THE LOBBY is also an insider tip in the Start-Up scene as a co-working space and will also offer meeting rooms from autumn 21.

Ruby Mimi Hotel & Bar

Ruby Mimi, which is where one of Zurich’s first movie theaters was located, is a short walk from the main station. The 208 rooms reflect Ruby’s Lean Luxury philosophy and exude the glamour of Hollywood – right in the heart of the city.

Hotel Felix Zürich ***

Modern, exquisite, and centrally located. Modern, because the hotel has seen extensive renovations and offers bright interiors and tasteful luxury. Exquisite, because luxury should offer an oasis of well-being for every guest, without having to be expensive. Centrally located, because it is within eyeshot of the Zurich Main Station building. Each of our 56 modern-chic rooms spread out over five floors.

Hotel Rössli ***

Casually luxurious, modern and historically protected, this property gives visitors to Zurich a taste of the old, a twist of the new and a whole lot of charm. Located in the historical area of Zurich, a short walk from Bellevue square as well as the Kunsthaus, surrounded by few of the best and most interesting restaurant and bars, vibrant cafes and most exciting theatre, nightlife and shopping.

Hotel Seehof ***

Only a short walk away from Lake Zurich and Zurich Opera House, amidst the trendy Seefeld neighbourhood, you will find the stylishly furnished Hotel Seehof Zurich. In reference to the omnipresence of water in the city, the rooms exude a timeless nautical look and surprise with bespoke and understated details.

Alma Hotel

Alma Hotel ***

The Alma Hotel is situated in a quiet location in the popular Seefeld district, only 100 m from Lake Zurich. The Zurich Opera House and Bellevue are just a few minutes away. The art nouveau villa from the 19th century captivates with its 16 stylish and freshly renovated rooms, the two new apartments and the unique feel-good areas, such as the small rose garden, the roof terrace or the new veranda facing Mainaustrasse.

Altstadt Hotel & Bar ***

The Altstadt Hotel is located in Zurich’s historical town centre, within walking distance to the most popular attractions. Set in surroundings rich in atmosphere and local history, the hotel’s tastefully designed interior offers guests a unique ambience that tells its own special stories. Your room at the Altstadt Hotel offers a cultural experience of a very special kind. You are welcome to drink a coffee, read a newspaper or enjoy a glass of wine in our cosy bar.

Boutique Hotel PLATZHIRSCH – Lifestyle at Hirschenplatz ***

PLATZHIRSCH Boutique Hotel is located in the very heart of the historic and picturesque quarter Niederdorf, in the city center of Zurich, in a prestigious house built in the year 1879 in neoclassical style. The pleasant 24 room owner-managed boutique hotel with award-winning Swiss Made design and Ligne Roset furniture provides a perfect base for all your leisure and business stays in Zürich.

Design & Boutique Hotel Plattenhof ***

The Design Hotel Plattenhof with its 37 quiet rooms lies in the heart of Zurich, tucked away in the quiet university neighborhood and only 10 minutes walking distance from the picturesque old town and the lake of Zurich. Museums, theaters, the opera, the university hospital, the ETH and a vast selection of restaurants and cafés are located in the area.

Motel One Zürich ***

Mountains, chocolate and the lake – that’s the slogan of Motel One Zurich. Situated in the city centre, it’s housed in a listed building that was once the Selnau Post Office. The hotel’s 394 rooms at attractive prices are within walking distance of the station, as well as all the sights. The bar’s the perfect spot to relax, marvel at its unique chocolate design and enjoy a gin & tonic.

becozy Sihlcity ***

Fresh and easy-going, clean, well located and unbeatable in value for money. Reach out to us 24/7 via chat. The becozy Sihlcity is a self-check-in hotel of the latest generation, where comfort is still the top priority, but the advantages of digital means make an independent and uncomplicated check-in and check-out possible at any time. No frills but all you really need – welcome and becozy!

Hotel Marta

Hotel Marta **

Located in the charming district of Niederdorf, in the middle of Zurich's old town, the hotel marta awaits you with its 39 modern and stylishly furnished rooms.  The hotel's unique architecture dates back to the 1950s - by the well-known Zurich architect Werner Stücheli.  The famous Bahnhofstrasse, the Lake Zurich and various museums are just a few minutes' walk away.



tibits, derived from the English "tidbits" (little tidbits), stands for enjoyable, fresh and healthy food and drink. The buffet is the heart of tibits: Over 40 salads, hot dishes and desserts are freshly prepared several times a day. Only a few steps away from the Zurich Film Festival Centre, tibits is the perfect location for a cosy visit to enjoy.

YALDA Europaallee

Directly on Gustav-Gull-Platz and in the immediate vicinity of Zurich's main railway station, the second restaurant also offers a rich selection of cold and hot dishes of Cuisine Orientale, interpreted in a contemporary way and freshly prepared on site with high-quality ingredients. The entire range can be put together yourself at the rich buffet.

YALDA Sihlcity

YALDA is centrally located in the Sihlcity shopping centre, directly on Kalanderplatz. The first restaurant of the oriental concept offers a multifaceted atmosphere in Middle Eastern flair for shopping or lunch breaks, as well as for a cosy dinner before a visit to the cinema in the nearby Arena Cinema.

Hafen Enge Beiz

Urs Keller, the inventor of the "Wiedikerli", has taken over the Hafen Enge Beiz at Mythenquai 21. With his daughter Laurence, he runs a friendly kiosk business that is open daily. Daily menus cost 14 francs. In addition to modern grill creations, there is also a vegan Wienerschnitzel or tartare. In the evening, the place right on the lake is perfect for an aperitif.

Eden Kitchen & Bar

During the Zurich Film Festival, the Eden Kitchen & Bar extends its opening hours and becomes the perfect place for dinner after a movie night. Excellent Italian cuisine in a trendy location - designed by Philippe Starck. Orders are taken until 11:45 pm; the restaurant is open until 1:00 am.