- The Baur au Lac, internationally renowned as one of the world’s top luxury hotels, an establishment steeped in over 170 years of tradition, has been owned by the same family for six generations.
- A mere stone’s throw from the Paradeplatz, Zurich’s bustling financial district, the Baur au Lac serenely commands a privileged position in its own landscaped park, between the lake and the Schanzengraben.
- Luxurious hotel set on landscaped gardens on the edge of Zurich Lake. Prime location on luxury shopping street Bahnhofstrasse.
- Plush and elegant guest rooms and suites with free minibars. Some rooms have views of Zurich Lake and the Alps.
- Three fine-dining restaurants including the Michelin-star Pavillon.
- The banking centre at the Parade Square and the famous Bahnhofstrasse shopping street are only a few minutes’ walk away. City Centre is a great choice for travellers interested in old town exploring, shopping and walking.
EXCLUSIVE LUXE VOYAGER VIP BENEFITS & BEST PRICE
We negotiate rates & benefits for our clients directly with the hotels’ senior management. Our rates match or in many cases are lower than the best online rate for the property. Our clients also enjoy a suite of extra VIP privileges and recognition while staying at a partner hotel.
- Complimentary room upgrade on arrival.
- Daily complimentary buffet breakfast for two.
- Up to $100 dining or spa credit per stay, and or in-house dining / spa discounts.
- Welcome amenities (wine/chocolates/fruit) and card from the GM.
- Complimentary private airport transfers.
- Complimentary roll-away bed if required.
- Early check-in and late check-out.
- Complimentary Wi-Fi.
- Enhanced recognition through VIP status at all touch points in the guest experience.
A complete or partial suite of VIP benefits will be offered, subject to the property T&C, including availability, category of room & length of stay.
Zurich offers so many sights to see. A relaxed stroll through the city reveals something amazing at every corner: architectural highlights, historic squares, streets and districts, churches, works of art and much more.
The city on the River Limmat pulsates all year round. The highlights of Zurich’s event calendar include the Street Parade, the Sechseläuten Spring Festival, the Zürifäscht every three years and the Zurich Film Festival.
Thanks to Zurich’s ideal location, many Swiss top cities can be reached in day trips. Explore the best nearby Swiss sights during the day and then return to Zurich after dark for its wide array of cultural, gastronomic and nightlife offerings.
From luxury to international brands, traditional businesses and urban Zurich labels – shopping in Zurich inspires both lovers of exclusive items and the fashion-conscious. ‘Lädele’ is what Zurich residents call strolling through the many diverse districts of the city to shop. You can stroll along the bustling and internationally renowned shopping boulevard of Bahnhofstrasse, around the picturesque old town with over 2,000 years of history on the banks of the River Limmat, or among the trendy districts of Zurich-West and Aussersihl.
The Baur au Lac has the discerning tastes of its guests to thank for the leading position it has maintained for 174 years in the international luxury hotel industry. 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 high-end shopping street. While offering the ultimate in comfort and privacy, the 119 rooms and suites have been equipped with every, yet hardly noticeable, technical refinement.
The Baur au Lac, internationally renowned as one of the world’s top luxury hotels, an establishment steeped in 173 years of tradition, has been owned by the same family for six generations. Being one of the world’s oldest luxury hotels still in the ownership of its founding family the Baur au Lac represents modernity and progressivity at the same time. Over the last decades, some 160 million Swiss francs have been invested in new facilities and renovations at the Baur au Lac. For many generations, the Baur au Lac has been regarded as the leading address Switzerland’s biggest city for the world’s most discerning clientele.The elegance and comfort of its rooms and suites, as well as its exceptional service, have shaped its renown.
The hotel offers 119 rooms, including 27 junior suites and 18 suites. Great emphasis was placed on spaciousness, top-quality materials and superior craftsmanship. The rooms are individually decorated in different styles such as Art Deco, French Louis XVI, and English Regency, combined with contemporary features and the most exclusive French, Italian and English fabrics. All furniture and lighting features are custom-made in France, Belgium, England and Germany. Each item was hand-selected with an unfailing sense of style. While offering the ultimate in comfort, luxury and privacy, the rooms and suites have been equipped with every, yet hardly noticeable technical refinement. The large, luxuriously appointed marble bathrooms with separate shower and toilet, heated floor and daylight match up to the highest demands of comfort, design and equipment.
Our stunningly luxurious, impeccably designed bathrooms exceed the expectations of even our most discerning guests.
We greatly value spacious facilities, superlative craftsmanship and the use of only the finest materials. The individually styled rooms vary between the Art Deco, Louis XVI and Regency styles, combined with contemporary elements and exclusive French, Italian and English materials.
Deluxe Junior Suite
You may find it hard to leave your junior suite, a cocoon of comfort, luxury and stylishness. The prominent location of the Baur au Lac, however, should make you reconsider. Go out and experience what the city with the highest quality of life has to offer.
Deluxe Junior Suite Lakeside
Draw back the curtains and enjoy a view from your window that is too great to be ignored. This is definitely la dolce vita in Zurich.
The uncompromising quality, quest for perfection and high standards of workmanship at the Baur au Lac are hallmarks of every element of the hotel, whether visible to the guest or “behind the scenes” – in the sustainability of the technical facilities and their ease of maintenance, as well as their environmental compatibility.
The new luxury suites are quite simply spectacular. Inspired lighting perfectly highlights the suites’ choice materials and exquisite furnishings. The result? Each room has been blessed with inimitable elegance. Utter comfort is provided with every detail – thanks in no small measure to exceptionally luxurious en suite bathrooms.
Deluxe River Suite
The swans gliding gracefully along the romantic Schanzengraben Canal can be seen from the balcony of the Deluxe River Suite, which Pierre-Yves Rochon has suffused with the regal air of a private luxury apartment.
Deluxe Corner Suite
The room’s refined eclectic style is characterized by timeless design. Exquisite Art Deco artifacts skillfully contrast with French period furniture and modern elements using only the highest quality materials.
Deluxe Double Rooms
A unique ambience is by no means the exclusive preserve of the suites alone. On the contrary: Each room reflects the interior designers’ sensitive feel for exciting esthetics – not to mention their mastery of perfectly planned functionality and the technical infrastructure.
Dreams are timeless. So is the Baur au Lac. A lifelong dream had come true, when Johannes Baur opened his luxury hotel in 1844. All rooms are decorated in different styles such as Empire, Regency and Art Déco with an unfailing sense of style and an eye for detail.
As a first-class hotel in Zurich, the Baur au Lac incorporates exclusive dining options with exceptional creations.
Head Chef Laurent Eperon creates fresh, dynamic and contemporary cuisine. His style is a 21st-century interpretation of classic haute cuisine. Both the Pavillon restaurant and Laurent Eperon have been awarded “GaultMillau Aufsteiger des Jahres 2017,” one Michelin-star and 18 Gault&Millau points.
A sparkling blend of chic restaurant and bar, the Rive Gauche is set straight onto the city center – the ideal place for hotel guests to mingle with Zurich’s youthful, engaged society. Olivier Rais and his kitchen team are devoted to delivering both exquisite meat and fish dishes, as well as accommodating the rising trend toward vegetarian and vegan diets, in keeping with the motto “Meat our Veggies.”.
Rive Gauche Terrasse
Soak up the distinctly cosmopolitan atmosphere of our Rive Gauche Terrasse with light summer snacks, refreshing drinks and home-made sundaes. The exclusive hideaway in the city centre..
Lean back and have a cup of tea. Enjoy the historical atmosphere and our culinary delights in our Le Hall.
Chalet au Lac
Throughout the festive season, our Chalet au Lac brings the warmth and coziness of a mountain cabin to Zurich. A hot red wine punch and mulled wine aperitif on the terrace will melt away the winter cold, setting the scene for relaxed enjoyment of typical Swiss dishes that are traditionally for sharing – all accompanied by the courteous and attentive service of the Baur au Lac.
There is a fitness centre on the top floor that has views over the lake and Alps, with a personal trainer on hand. This is the only hotel in Zurich that has permission to meet guests at the luggage carousel in the airport..
Make use of our fitness club on the top floor of the hotel with a breathtaking view over the park and the lake. Refresh and revitalize body and soul with the Baur au Lac’s fitness training and beauty programs. Perched high above the rooftops of Zurich, the fitness club is a case study in advanced workout technology that meets the most demanding safety standards. You still have to do the sweating yourself, but a breathtaking view of the lake and the Alps provides ample reward.
Not only do we offer a variety of kids’ amenities, but also our very own Baur au Lac Comic book. Discover ‘Leo & Eli’s’ exciting adventure at the Baur au Lac.The comic book is available for purchase at our Lobby kiosk.