Since in most of Switzerland train travel is the easiest and most convenient, staying at one of the discount hotels near the Altstetten Railwaystation in Zurich makes getting around the city very easy. The Altstetten Railwaystation is a major station, providing service on the S-Bahn system within the city. At the station the S3, S9, S12 and S15 S-Bahn train lines connect with the trams. This central transportation hub is easy to find and use, perfect even if you aren't familiar with the city and the various routes.
Budget hotels in Zurich near the Altstetten Railwaystation are not just ideal for tourists, they are also a great option for business travelers. The station is located within a business district of the city and taxi service is available from the station. There is also a park and ride lot behind the station, which allows you to leave your car safe and secure while you travel.