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What you should know about Escher Wyss

One of Zurich’s fasting growing districts, Escher Wyss (also known as Zurich West) is a revitalized industrial area now home to big business and a buzzing nightlife. Dominated by Zurich’s highest skyscraper, the Prime Tower, it is a modern and exciting neighborhood where the city’s businesses, arts scene, and nightlife are all thriving. With luxury and budget hotels available, stay in Escher Wyss to discover the new and cutting-edge side of this international city.

Hotels in Escher Wyss


The growth of business in the area has led to many high-end hotels in Escher Wyss, but excellent budget accommodation is still available. One of the top hotels in Zurich, the 5-star Renaissance Zürich Tower Hotel is a luxury hotel in Escher Wyss. With all the luxurious comforts you want from a hotel including fine dining, a gym, and free internet, the rooms’ floor to ceiling windows also give guests stunning views across the city. For a budget hotel in Escher Wyss the 2-star Ibis offers great prices and comes with excellent customer reviews. The Senator and Novotel in Escher also offer competitive rates for this wealthy city.

Things to do in Escher Wyss


Escher Wyss made its mark on the Zurich skyline in 2011 with the new Prime Tower. Also known as Maag-Tower, it is Zurich’s tallest skyscraper and offers stunning views across the city from the CLOUD restaurant and business conference facilities on the 35th floor. Once you’re back down to earth, get a taste of the Big Apple at the Hotel Rivington & Sons New York-themed bar and restaurant on the 1st floor. This revived neighborhood has become a hub for business, but remains young, vibrant, and creative. The Kunst Halle (art gallery) and the Museum of Design both have cutting-edge art and design exhibitions throughout the year, and the Schauspielhaus Zurich is one of the most important theaters in the German speaking world (also hosting an English-language season). Escher Wyss is also one of Zurich’s top night spots, with fashionable clubs retaining the rugged atmosphere of the district’s industrial past alongside chic and gleaming new bars.

Good for business travelers


This vibrant, developing district has undergone major redevelopment and become a magnet for business. There is a strong creative scene, and Escher Wyss hotels and amenities have grown around the needs of the many companies now based there and the many visitors there on business. The neighborhood benefits from a combination of top-end luxury hotels and more affordable budget hotels. Being just two minutes from Zurich central station and 10 minutes from the airport by train it is extremely convenient for anyone on a tightly scheduled visit to Zurich.

How to get to Escher Wyss


Zurich is well known for its superb public transportation. From Zurich Airport there are 2 trains per hour direct to Zürich Hardbrücke (the main station in the district) taking just 8 minutes. Trains to Zurich Hauptbahnhof (central station) depart every 5-10 minutes, which is just one stop from Hardbrücke. The airport is around 20 minutes away by road, and the 7x7 Bus Shuttle is available to most hotels in the city center once per hour. Travel to Escher Wyss is easy, as it is close to central Zurich; just 2 minutes by train from the Hauptbahnhof or 10 minutes away on tram line 4.

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