Zurich is one of the key cities for financial transactions in the world while being renowned for its chocolates and other boutique goods. Aside from the Swiss Alps and other notable attractions, the city is really a bustling epicenter for corporate travelers looking to trade with business partners and to attend various networking events alongside business lunches. But then there are those that come for the academic and educational resources - students, doctors and professors looking to seek knowledge. And when this happens, the University Quarter (aka District 6) is the place to go. It’s close to the University of Zurich, University Hospital of Zurich, and ETH Zurich. We have serviced apartments in this area that are more than suitable for medical staff, high brow professors and eager students that need to be close to their essential institutions.
Some of the best serviced apartments near the University Quarter include:
All of the showcased apartments are designed to bring the Swiss style of modern living to every traveler. They are fully equipped to ensure short and long term stays are full of comfort and have homely amenities like a fully equipped kitchen, free Wi-Fi and more to make any leisure or corporate trip one of absolute convenience.
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Even corporate professionals can find much to desire in this neighborhood. Despite its obvious focus on the academic and medical worlds, corporate travelers can still have business opportunities with investments in schools and universities, and could even have a networking event to attend at the university itself. Either way, our corporate serviced apartments in the University Quarter still have all the amenities required for the perfect stay.
Not many would think that the University Quarter would be the ideal pick for holidaymakers. But they would be wrong again. District 6 has its own various attractions and ample transport networks to make this a good choice for families, couples and single travelers that need to be entertained but still be able to get around the city of Zurich. In terms of serviced accommodation, guests can expect each apartment to have all the amenities needed for long holiday breaks, along with a fully equipped kitchen to make wholesome meals, internet to browse the web and to video chat friends and family far away and a cozy bedroom to recharge for another day of exploring.
As a center for students, medical professionals and financiers, it is fair to say that the area has a diverse palette that suits each one of these resident types. Whether it’s serviced accommodation near the hospital or university, medical students, their well-trained mentors and other academic types have plenty of streets to frequent to find the most pleasurable spot in the district for them. Either way, guests and visitors can expect to be spread across Unterstrass and Oberstrass, two parts of the district that used to be their own separate municipalities a long time ago.
While the University Quarter isn't exactly a renowned part of Zurich, it still has its history and facts - most of which is tied up to the university itself. Those that want to know more about District 6 and its connection to the educational institution can find out more below:
It’s safe to say that every part of Zurich, even the University Quarter is going to be incredibly expensive. On average, an apartment in Zurich, and also in a decent location, will cost between $2,000 to $3,000 per month. This is hardly surprising and given that the average salary in the city is around 7000 Sfr per month, most people will still be able to live quite comfortably. The University Quarter will have a similar price tag on it, considering its popularity with a variety of students and professionals.
When traveling to any destination, all sorts of visitors have their nerves about entering a new land. It always helps to have a few pointers or tips to make the experience smoother and one to be enjoyed by all. And while the University Quarter has its perks and other things, there are also a few things that everyone should know before booking their serviced apartment. Some tips can be found below:
When it comes to Zurich, attractions can be found on most corners, especially if guests are easy to please. To many, a Swiss restaurant is as much an attraction as a museum. And while the University Quarter has many things to do, and landmarks to see, the areas closeby also have their own appeal.
Q. What are the most popular things to do in the University Quarter?
Here are some of the most popular things to do in the area:
Q. What are some free things to do near the University Quarter?
Below are a few things to do to save money:
Q. What are the most family-friendly things to do near the University Quarter?
To keep the family entertained, do the following activities:
While most would assume that the University of Zurich and the hospital to be the only notable interests in District 6, they would be very wrong indeed. There is so much to see in this area that any traveler, be they a couple or a family, student or professional, corporate or leisure, can easily enjoy they need to get out of their serviced apartment to see what the University Quarter has to offer.
Like any spot that is likely to be full with students, professionals and corporate or leisure travelers, there are always bound to be a variety of restaurants and cafes lying around. And the University Quarter doesn’t disappoint. Complete with a range of Swiss delicacies as well as international dishes that have their own character to add to the Central European ideal. Below are a series of restaurants and other established eateries that brings a rich flavor to the University Quarter:
Surprisingly, the University Quarter isn’t known for teeming with street food. However, the list of places to eat above is a resourceful tool to find somewhere great to eat in the area. But, that’s not to say that there aren’t places in Zurich that do street food. While the below list isn’t for the University Quarter or for District 6, it does show where some of the best street food in Zurich can be found:
Aside from being known as the center for finance, Zurich has also got plenty of places for its visitors to shop too. Luxury goods and globally recognized brands are lying in wait. When it comes to the University Quarter, and District 6 in general, there are various shops and malls to consider spending escapades in the center of the city.
Some of the best places to shop near the University Quarter include:
With Zurich’s sufficient infrastructure, public transport is simple to access. From the S-Bahn, trams, buses or boats, there are ample choices for moving around. Even though the city is small, travelers may want to get public transport to get to parts of the city quicker.
Some of the notable public transport stops in the University Quarter include:
To travel around Zurich, guests can get a half-fare card for one month for 120Sfr or can choose the likes of a Swiss Travel Pass or Zurich Card that covers travel and entry into many museums, as well as other reductions. It is best for guests to bear in mind that the Zurich Card costs 27Sfr for 24 hours and 53Sfr for 72 hours.
From cold winters to boiling summers, guests should be prepared for change when they come to Zurich.
January is seen as the height of winter with snow and ice forming alongside nippy 0-degree temperatures. Things tend to brighten up by March, with temperatures hitting 10-15 degrees. When June, July and August scorch the calendar, the sun is out and hot days are regular (over 30 degrees!). As soon as November rears its head, it becomes foggy for the rest of the year and temperatures drop once again.
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