For a historic glimpse into the past, travelers staying at the beautifully appointed cheap hotels in Zurich near the Lindenhof may be surprised to know they are within a short distance of the ruins of a Roman castle. The Lindenhof is located on Lindenhof hill, and is named for the Linden trees that grow profusely around the area. Still visible from the Limmat River are the fortifications from the original castle, providing a deep sense of history to the area.
When spending time in the city, lodging at the many discount hotels near the Lindenhof in Zurich's old town area is a great way to see many different sights. Located in the area is the Lindenhof fountain, as well as a beautiful open green space that is a wonderful photo area for the surrounding city and river. The Lindenhof open space is also used to host various events, exhibitions and activities, a perfect outdoor space for larger gatherings.