Baur Au Lac Hotel - Zurich

Talstrasse 1, Zurich, Switzerland, 8024  show map
 5 stars
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Baur Au Lac Hotel - Zurich

Free Wi-Fi
Parking

CHF 45 per day

Luggage storage

Luggage storage

Locker room

24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

A la carte restaurant

Lobby bar

Shuttle

Free shuttle service

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Spa and relaxation

Pedicure

Manicure

Facial

Body wraps

Body scrub

Waxing

Back massage

Reflex massage

Full body massage

Treatment room

Editorial review:

This classy, old-world business hotel dates to 1844 and has perfect Swiss-German service in an excellent location on the Zurichsee. The cleanliness is remarkable and it's incredibly calm and quiet here. The rooms have nice furnishings, and the seasonal outdoor café was praised by guests. The only negative reviews were that it seemed a little drab and somewhat snobbish.

Verified Reviews:

  • Fantastic shower - Ac in our room worked well - Would definitely go back
  • Great breakfast - No plasma tv - Beautiful view of the lake
  • Staff is polite - Too expensive - Hotel was beautifully decorated
  • Rooms are big - Beds comfortable - Free wifi
  • Bathrooms were perfect - New furnishing - Lack of a swimming pool

Overview

Baur Au Lac Hotel is positioned in a financial area of Zurich close to Stadion Letzigrund, Kunsthalle Zurich and MMH Maag MusicHall AG. This prestigious hotel dates from 1844 and was refurbished in 2009.

In the heart of Zurich Old Town–City Centre district with a spectacular view of Zurich. The property is in a 10-minute walk to Zurich city center.

The hotel allows quick access to parks and a private park.

Guests will find themselves a 10-minute walk from Zurich Stadelhofen train station. Zurich-Kloten airport is 15 minutes' drive away.

Rooms

Baur Au Lac Hotel offers 120 guestrooms appointed with individual climate control, a kitchenette, an ergonomic chair, an iron with ironing board and a private safe with all the sights of Zurich within easy access. The rooms look on to the canal. For more comfort a bathtub, a bidet and a separate shower are provided.

Eat & Drink

Restaurant Pavillon and Zeughauskeller are located within 50 meters away.

A buffet breakfast is served at the price of CHF 46 per person per night. 

Services

A baggage storage, an elevator and a barber shop together with a video projector, a business center and a slide projector are offered.

Relax

Treatments include beauty therapy, full body massage and a body scrub. For active guests, there are fitness classes and a gym at the hotel.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at CHF 45 per day.

Year renovated:   2009.  Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   120.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Luggage storage
  • Locker room
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Hairdresser
  • Bicycle storage
  • Beauty salon
  • Fireplace
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Sports trainer

Services

  • Free shuttle service
  • Valet parking
  • Pet amenities available
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Medical facilities service
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Lobby bar

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Secretarial service
  • Projector
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • DVDs/ Videos for children

Leisure facilities

  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Waxing
  • Body scrub
  • Facial
  • Treatment room
  • Body wraps
  • Back massage
  • Reflex massage
  • Full body massage

Room view

  • City view
  • Courtyard view
  • Lake view

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Turndown service
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries
  • Lighted makeup mirror
  • Bathroom telephone

Bedroom

  • Down/Feather pillows
  • Goose feather pillows

Media

  • Hi-Fi
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • DVD player
  • International calls
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Plug adaptor
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 3 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

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Hotel Address:

Talstrasse 1, Zurich, Switzerland, 8024

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City Center
  • Zurich
    2700 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Zürich Stadelhofen
    2300 ft
  • Main Railway Station Zurich
    4300 ft
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • Zeughauskeller (cuisine: Swiss)
    1000 ft
  • Rive Gauche (cuisine: Mediterranean)
    100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    120

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Bed type: King-size bed
Size: 700 sq. feet
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    Bed type: 1 Single bed or 1 Super King-size bed or Double bed
    Size: 650 sq. feet
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      Bed type: King-size bed or Twin beds or 1 Single bed or Double bed
      Size: 540 sq. feet
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        Deluxe Junior Suite Lakeside
        Size: 700 sq. feet
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            Size: 380 sq. feet
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              River Suite
              Bed type: 2 Single beds or King-size bed
              Size: 755 sq. feet
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                Bed type: King-size bed or King-size bed or Twin beds
                Size: 755 sq. feet
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                  Deluxe Corner Suite
                  Bed type: 1 Super King-size bed
                  Size: 970 sq. feet
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                    Deluxe Junior Suite
                    Bed type: 1 Super King-size bed or 1 Single bed or Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
                    Size: 650 sq. feet
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                      How to reach hotel

                      hotel Baur Au Lac Hotel - Zurich Zurich location
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                      Hotel Address:

                      Talstrasse 1, Zurich, Switzerland, 8024

                      Get directions
                      City Center
                      • Zurich
                        2700 ft
                      Airports
                      Train Stations
                      • Zürich Stadelhofen
                        2300 ft
                      • Main Railway Station Zurich
                        4300 ft
                      • Bus stop
                        700 ft
                      Restaurants
                      • Zeughauskeller (cuisine: Swiss)
                        1000 ft
                      • Rive Gauche (cuisine: Mediterranean)
                        100 ft
                      Hotel information
                      • Check-in:
                        from  2 pm
                      • Check-out:
                        until  12 pm
                      • Year renovated:
                        2009
                      • Number of floors:
                        5
                      • Number of rooms:
                        120

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                      What's nearby

                      Tourist attractions

                      • Tonhalle Zürich - 400 ft
                      • Fraumünster - 1000 ft
                      • Grossmünster - 1700 ft
                      • Lago - Das nautische Zentrum - 2300 ft
                      • Urania Observatory - 2700 ft
                      • Kino Metropol - 3000 ft

                      Popular areas

                      • City Center - 2300 ft
                      • Niederdorf - 2700 ft

                      Places of interest

                      • Schipfe - 2000 ft
                      • Urania Observatory - 2700 ft

                      Train stations

                      Shopping areas

                      • Bahnhofstrasse - 1400 ft

                      Monuments and Landmarks

                      • Bürkliplatz - 400 ft
                      • Paradeplatz - 1000 ft
                      • Saint Peter Zurich - 1400 ft
                      • St. Peter Zurich - 1400 ft
                      • Bellevueplatz - 1400 ft
                      • Rathaus Zurich - 1700 ft
                      • Rathaus Zurich - 1700 ft

                      Museums

                      • FIFA World Football Museum - 2300 ft
                      • Kunsthaus Zurich - 2300 ft
                      • Swiss National Museum - 4000 ft

                      Parks

                      • Lindenhof - 2000 ft

                      Universities, Institutes

                      • University/FIT-Zürich - 3700 ft

                      Theaters

                      • Zurich Opera house - 1700 ft

                      Business areas

                      • Swiss Exchange - 2300 ft

                      Public parking

                      • Zentralbibliothek Zürich - 2700 ft
                      • University/FIT-Zürich - 3700 ft

                      Local attractions

                      • Museum of Design - 1.1 mi
                        Ausstellungsstrasse 60, Zurich
                      • Flussbad Oberer Letten - 1.3 mi
                        Lettensteg 10, Zurich
                      • Kunsthalle Zurich - 1.7 mi
                        Limmatstrasse 270, Zurich
                      • Botanical Garden - 1.1 mi
                        Universitat Zollikerstrasse 107, Zurich
                      • Tram-Museum Zurich - 1.7 mi
                        Forchstrasse 260, Zurich

                      Near the hotel

                      • Church of Our Lady - 600 ft
                        Fraumunsterstrasse, Zurich
                      • Helmhaus - 1400 ft
                        Limmatquai 31, Zurich
                      • Great Church - 1800 ft
                        Zwingliplatz, Zurich
                      • Volkerkundemuseum der Univeritat Zurich - 1700 ft
                        Pelikanstr. 40, Zurich
                      • Zunfthaus Zur Meisen - 1200 ft
                        Munsterhof 20, Zurich
                      • Beyer Museum of Time - 1600 ft
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                      • St. Peter Church - 1700 ft
                        St. Peterhofstatt 1, Zurich

                      Restaurants nearby

                      • Zeughauskeller - 1000 ft

                        Address: Bahnhofstr. 28a
                        Phone: 044-211-2690

                        69% likes this, based on 758 reviews
                        Cuisine: Swiss

                      • Restaurant Pavillon - 100 ft

                        Address: Talstrasse 1
                        Phone: +41 (0)44 220 50 20

                        72% likes this, based on 57 reviews
                        Price Range: USD 76 - USD 101

                      • Brasserie Metropol - 600 ft

                        Address: General Guisan-Quai 5
                        Phone: +41 44 206 36 38

                        74% likes this, based on 27 reviews
                        Cuisine: International

                      • Rive Gauche - 100 ft

                        Address: Talstrasse 1
                        Phone: + 41 44 220 50 60

                        85% likes this, based on 48 reviews
                        Cuisine: Mediterranean
                        Price Range: USD 49 - USD 97

                      • Restaurant Spruengli am Paradeplatz - 900 ft

                        Address: Bahnhofstrasse 21
                        Phone: +41(0)1 2244646

                        76% likes this, based on 254 reviews

                      Hotel information
                      • Check-in:
                        from  2 pm
                      • Check-out:
                        until  12 pm
                      • Year renovated:
                        2009
                      • Number of floors:
                        5
                      • Number of rooms:
                        120

                      Hotel Awards

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                      Baur Au Lac Reviews

                      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Baur Au Lac

                      Average guest rating

                      8.8out of 10
                      Superb
                      Based on 69 reviews

                      Rating by category:

                      Rooms
                      10.0
                      Service
                      10.0
                      Value
                      10.0

                      Guest reviews

                      • Older travelers
                        10.0

                        I enjoyed my stay there & liked everything !

                        Location , lake view, garden & resturants.

                      • Family with children
                        9.6

                        The highly profesional response of all the staff in the hotel , the location and the comfortable stay that we had in the hotel.

                      • Single
                        9.2

                        Just gorgeous! But not snobbish. As Baur au Lac is located very close to the Lake Zurich and to the old town, we could enjoy the sight-seeing too.

                      • Older travelers
                        8.2

                        We enjoyed breakfast at the Pavilion, also the outdoor cafe had a very nice ambiance.

                      • Single
                        10.0

                        Perfect central location. Luxurious. Very nice and charming and stylish hotel.

                      • Older travelers
                        10.0

                        We always love being thereNothing

                      • Group of friends
                        9.6

                        Very comfortable bedroom & bathroom

                      • Older travelers
                        9.6

                        The polite and efficient staff. The lake walks. This is the first hotel I stayed at that provided free mini bar, which is a great idea along with the free wifi. It does not make you feel you are being ripped off.

                        Breakfast was not served outdoors!

                      • Single
                        10.0

                        silent luxury and excellent breakfast

                      • Single
                        7.4

                        Staff efficiency and politeness most excellent.

                        The mini bar (although complimentary) was poorly stocked for a hotel of this calibre. The shower was never hotter than mildly warm, but I forgot to mention it to them. Bath and sink temp. were fine.

                      • Single
                        9.6

                        Pleasant atmosphere, amasing rooms, perfect cusine, nice staff, good location! The hotel is perfect! Thank you.

                        Prices are very hight.

                      • Single
                        9.6

                        Atmosphere and service during breakfast

                      • Older travelers
                        9.6

                        extremely cozy and stylish design in room and in the hotel facilities

                        No. If room rate could be less expensive.

                      • Couple
                        7.0

                        the location

                        i was excepting more modernity and better service...

                      • Family with children
                        9.6

                        the hotel is very nice, the breakfast is excellent. The price is a bit too high for accomadation.

                      How to reach hotel

                      hotel Baur Au Lac Hotel - Zurich Zurich location
                      Show big map »

                      Hotel Address:

                      Talstrasse 1, Zurich, Switzerland, 8024

                      Get directions
                      City Center
                      • Zurich
                        2700 ft
                      Airports
                      Train Stations
                      • Zürich Stadelhofen
                        2300 ft
                      • Main Railway Station Zurich
                        4300 ft
                      • Bus stop
                        700 ft
                      Restaurants
                      • Zeughauskeller (cuisine: Swiss)
                        1000 ft
                      • Rive Gauche (cuisine: Mediterranean)
                        100 ft
                      Hotel information
                      • Check-in:
                        from  2 pm
                      • Check-out:
                        until  12 pm
                      • Year renovated:
                        2009
                      • Number of floors:
                        5
                      • Number of rooms:
                        120

                      Hotel Awards

                      SwissHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedZurichBaur Au Lac

                      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                      Best Luxury Hotels in Switzerland

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