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Hotel Baur au Lac(5 stars)

Talstrasse 1 8001 Zurich View on map
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WOW - Simply an Amazing Experience!
  • Recommended hotel
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  • March 2015
What a great experience - couldnt have been better!! Autstanding service, great ambiance, amazing F&B, interior design and a great focus to the detail .... the list goes on and on. Simply perfect! read hotel review
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  • Location
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Information about Hotel Baur au Lac

Hotel Information


hotel.de *

Business hours of reception: 24 hours Welcome to Hotel Baur au Lac, a landmark of unrivalled hospitality in Zurich! It is located in the immediate vicinity of the financial centre at the famous Bahnhofstraße offering its own park directly at the lake. Come and enjoy the hospitality of Baur au Lac’s! We offer a selection of newly designed rooms for you to choose from. You can expect elegance and individuality as well as complete comfort here. The numerous amenities cater to your every wish. As the seasons change so the gastronomic centre of the hotel varies in location and ambience. Restaurant Français and Le Pavillon offer various culinary delicacies. Open to the city and with a cosmopolitan range of drinks, Rive Gauche is a modern, elegant bar. You can keep in shape in the gym with its view of the city and Lake Zurich. Therapeutic massages as well as physiotherapy are also available on request. In the night club Diagonal you can party in stylish atmosphere until the early hours of the morning. Free internet access is available around the clock in our business centre. In addition, WLAN is available in the whole establishment. Since its building in 1844, the hotel Baur au Lac and its 124 rooms have been modernised at regular intervals to meet the demands of the international clientele. Since July 2008, 25 of the guest rooms will be converted into 15 new suites and junior suites as well as 5 new double rooms. The Baur au Lac will continue to offer quiet rooms in the wing of the city area, and the 2 inner courtyards will also be quiet. The works will be completed by summer 2009 and all inconveniences will be kept to an absolute minimum. Reception hours: Every day: from 00:00 to 00:00
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Hotel description

Hotel description

  • What the hotel offers
    The Baur au Lac has the discerning tastes of its guests to thank for the leading position it has maintained for 165 years in the international luxury hotel industry. Extensive renovation upholds this tradition and guarantees continuity.
  • Location
    Set in its own park, the hotel enjoys a unique location overlooking the lake and the Alps – and yet is still but a few minutes’ walk from the Paradeplatz financial district and the Bahnhofstrasse, Zurich’s celebrated shopping high street.
  • Accommodation
    The hotel offers 120 rooms ranging from 25 sqm to 100 sqm and including 27 junior suites and 18 suites. Great emphasis was laid on spaciousness, top-quality materials and superior craftsman-ship.
  • Food and Drink
    The elegant Pavillon restaurant, reworked from top to toe, is now open all year round. Exquisite creations are matched to a T by the restaurant’s excellent service. An encyclopedic wine list reflects the unrivaled expertise of the Baur au Lac’s own wine cellar. «Fine casual dining» in the Rive Gauche restaurant: A sparkling blend of chic restaurant and bar, the Rive Gauche gives straight onto the city center – the ideal place for hotel guests to mingle with Zurich's youthful, cosmopolitan society.
  • Other facilities and services
    The courteous personal attention bestowed on the guest at every turn is shot through with an immaculate sense of style and class.


Hotel amenities

  • Meeting/Banquet Facilities
  • Non-smoking room
  • Business centre
  • Business Centre Use: free
  • Hotel safe
  • Internet
  • Lift
  • Central heating
  • Air conditioning
  • Car park

Room amenities

  • Lounge
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Minibar
  • Free minibar
  • Safe
  • Balcony
  • Bathroom
  • Wake up call/Alarm clock
  • Connecting rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Complementary bottle of water
  • Shower


  • Restaurant
  • Number of restaurants altogether: 2
  • Number of restaurants for non-guests: 2
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegetarian dishes
  • Hotel bar
  • Number of hotel bars altogether: 1
  • Number of hotel bars for non-guests: 1
  • Cafe
  • Number of cafes altogether: 1
  • Number of cafes for non-guests: 1
  • Catering service

A choice of sports

  • Fitness centre

Spa offers

  • Massages
  • Special massages

Other hotel information

  • 24 hour reception
  • Airport transfer
  • Shuttle bus transfer from the airport: charged
  • Express check in and check out
  • EC Maestro
  • English
  • Car hire
  • Ticket service
  • Information desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Pets allowed
  • Children welcome
  • All public and private areas are no smoking zones
  • Wifi
  • Free Wifi access included
  • Newspaper
  • Laundry service