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Baur au Lac, Zurich

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Talstrasse 1Zurich8001Switzerland

Luxury hotel with 2 restaurants, near Bahnhofstrasse
  • Free WiFi
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Great location
Fantastic service
Rather comfortable
Wellness Area
Wellness & sports facilities could be improved
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From 799 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Baur au Lac, Zurich

from $681
  • Single Room
  • Deluxe Double Room
  • Junior Suite, View
  • Junior Suite, Lakeside
  • City Suite
  • Suite (River)
  • Deluxe Suite, View
  • Deluxe Suite (River)
  • Deluxe Corner Suite

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 119 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 5 floors


  • 24-hour check-in
  • Check-out time is noon
Airport shuttle service is available during limited hours. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • One child (3 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • Pets allowed *

  • Restrictions apply *


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Valet parking *
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Fitness facilities
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers -
  • Year Built
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Pay movies
  • Premium TV channels
  • DVD player
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Pavillon - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine. 1-star Michelin rating.

Rive Gauche - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Awards and affiliations

  • Baur au Lac is listed in the 2017 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay.
  • The property is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.

Baur au Lac, Zurich’s small print

Also known as

  • Baur au Lac Hotel Zurich
  • Baur au Lac Hotel
  • Baur au Lac Zurich
  • Baur Au Lac zürich


Construction is underway at a neighboring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work.

Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Reservations are required for massage services and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: CHF 2.5 per person, per night

Optional extras

Valet parking costs CHF 45.00 per day

Rollaway beds are available for CHF 120.00 per day

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of CHF 49 for adults and CHF 23 for children (approximately)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of CHF 45.00 per pet, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Baur au Lac, Zurich


  • In Old Town
  • Bahnhofstrasse - 3 min walk
  • Fraumuenster - 5 min walk
  • Kunsthaus Zurich - 13 min walk
  • Swiss National Museum - 18 min walk
  • Buerkliplatz - 3 min walk
  • Paradeplatz - 4 min walk
  • Tonhalle Zurich - 4 min walk

Getting around

  • Zurich (ZRH) - 18 min drive
  • Zurich Central Station - 18 min walk
  • Kuesnacht Station - 13 min drive
  • Thalwil Station - 15 min drive
  • Borsenstrasse Tram Stop - 2 min walk
  • Burkliplatz Tram Stop - 2 min walk
  • Paradeplatz Tram Stop - 4 min walk
  • Valet parking (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.6 From 45 reviews

Baur au Lac, Zurich
Very Good8.0
Very nice, but expensive for what you get
Terrific service in a nice old hotel. My issue with the place is that it is a lot of money for a retrofit space. The bathroom is large, but poorly laid out with several functional challenges. You have to awkwardly climb into a tub in order to take a shower and water gets everywhere. That is a good example of what I mean by retrofit. In a top dollar place it is annoying.
A Traveler, us2 night trip
Baur au Lac, Zurich
The best in Zurich
Everything is just perfect. Exceptional service, 5 star comfort and beautiful surroundings. if you are looking for a very special experience, you can't go wrong with staying at this wonderful hotel.
A Traveler, us1 night trip
Baur au Lac, Zurich
The best
Was very nice
A Traveler, us1 night trip
Baur au Lac, Zurich
The best....
Excellent stay, just excellent. Great location city central and way too close to the best shopping, very tempting. Guest suite - perfect. Staff always ON and accommodating. Really, all perfect.
Stephanie, us1 night family trip
Baur au Lac, Zurich
Beautiful hotel, perfect setting near the lake and the best shopping area
Evelyn, us2 night business trip

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Baur au Lac, Zurich

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