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Aarau hotels and places to stay

ibis Baden Neuenhof
3 out of 5
Alte Zurcherstrasse 53, Neuenhof, Aargau
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £76 per night
13.17 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (95 reviews)

"As promised Clean and nice"…"

Reviewed on 7 Oct 2019

ibis Baden Neuenhof
Hilton Garden Inn Zurich Limmattal
4 out of 5
Kreuzäckerstrasse 5, Spreitenbach
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £79 per night
15.69 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (91 reviews)
Hotel was ok, but.

"My shower curtain had dirt stains and my closest had a dirt blanket on the floor. They charge you 20 Swiss Francs per day for parking. Also they did fire Alarm Testing at 9 am, without warning or compensation."…"

Reviewed on 19 Feb 2020

Hilton Garden Inn Zurich Limmattal
Seerose Resort & Spa
4 out of 5
Seerosenstrasse 1, Meisterschwanden, AG
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £242 per night
11.34 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (46 reviews)

"My fiancé and I decided to stay at this place with our working dogs, we have our vehicle and dog trailer attached to the car and we’re searching for a very dog friendly property and this place surpassed any expectations. We got in the room and each dog had a water dish prepared, and a small dog bed ..."…"

Reviewed on 3 Dec 2018

Seerose Resort & Spa
Sorell Hotel Aarauerhof
3 out of 5
Bahnhofsplatz 2, Aarau, AG
The price is £119 per night
0.33 mi from city centre
3.9/5Very Good! (213 reviews)
Conveniently located comfortable hotel

"The hotel is comfortable and the rooms have a modern appearance. The breakfast was tasty and had a great variety of things to choose from. The hotel is right next to the Aarau bus and train stations which makes it very convenient for travelling with public transport. The old town is also just a short ..."…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar 2020

Sorell Hotel Aarauerhof
Blue City Hotel
4 out of 5
Haselstrasse 17, Baden, AG
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £105 per night
13.6 mi from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (77 reviews)
Loved it

"Lovely friendly staff nice clean room"…"

Reviewed on 13 Feb 2020

Blue City Hotel
Hotel Amaris
4 out of 5
Tannwaldstrasse 34, Olten
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £87 per night
6.98 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (160 reviews)

"Week travelling around Switzerland ,this was the fourth and best of the week."…"

Reviewed on 7 Dec 2019

Hotel Amaris
Hotel Kettenbrücke
4 out of 5
Zollrain 16, Aarau
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £178 per night
0.11 mi from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (49 reviews)

"Nice sizeable room and friendly atmosphere. Bar service was ok but room for improvement"…"

Reviewed on 14 Feb 2020

Hotel Kettenbrücke
Courtyard by Marriott Basel
4 out of 5
Hardstrasse 55, Pratteln, BL
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £99 per night
19.18 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (249 reviews)

"Excellent staff, really friendly."…"

Reviewed on 7 Feb 2020

Courtyard by Marriott Basel
Hotel Meilenstein
4 out of 5
Lotzwilstrasse 66, Langenthal, BE
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £144 per night
17.93 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (21 reviews)

"Superb rooms and the unique formula 1/ car museum....and aquarium"…"

Reviewed on 22 Dec 2019

Hotel Meilenstein
Hotel am Hochrhein
3.5 out of 5
Rheinuferstr. 30, Bad Saeckingen, BW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £101 per night
11.95 mi from city centre
3.8/5Good! (68 reviews)
Good place for family

"Strength A. friendly staffs B. good house keeping C. small kitchen D. several marts near hotel Improvement: Breakfast"…"

Reviewed on 24 Feb 2020

Hotel am Hochrhein
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Visiting Aarau

Visitors can enjoy all that Aarau has to offer including the spas, parks and monuments. Tourists can also enjoy the city's restaurants, museums and shopping. A top sight in the area is Sole Uno.

  • There are 3 hotels and other accommodation options in Aarau
  • The closest major airport is in Zurich (ZRH), 24.6 mi (39.5 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in Basel (BSL-EuroAirport), 27.8 mi (44.8 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Aarau

The city's cultural venues include Aargau Art Museum and Naturama Aargau Museum. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Aarau Church and Kasino Park.

This is a top-rated place to stay based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Hotel Kettenbrücke - With a stay at this 4-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with free WiFi. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its breakfast and helpful staff.

A popular place to see outside the city is Sole Uno, 16.1 mi/25.9 km from the heart of the city.

Getting around Aarau

If you want to explore the larger area, ride aboard one of the trains from Aarau Station. Aarau might not have many public transport options so consider a car rental to maximise your time.

Dressing for Aarau

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 12°C during the day and -4°C at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 23°C, whilst the average at night is 3°C
  • July to September has daytime averages of 24°C with night-time averages of 8°C
  • Between October and December, you can expect daytime averages of 16°C and night-time averages of -3°C
  • About 908.20 millimetres of rain falls on Aarau each year
  • Usually July and August are the hottest months with an average of 23°C, whereas January and February are often coldest, averaging -3°C

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Aarau?
Hotel Kettenbrücke is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveller data. This 4-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Sorell Hotel Aarauerhof is another good option for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Aarau, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most room reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to cancel it and be given a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to review top deals in Aarau.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Aarau?
Hotel Kettenbrücke is a top dog-friendly hotel, and offers a restaurant along with free WiFi for its human guests. Sorell Hotel Aarauerhof is another good option for a stay with your pet.
What are some accommodations with pools in Aarau?
Courtyard by Marriott Basel: Features a full-service spa, an indoor pool and a restaurant.

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