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4.7 of 5 guest rating
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Suite (City)
Room with view
646 square feet
1 King Bed and 1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Other room types
Suite (River)
700 square feet
1 King Bed and 1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Deluxe Suite, Lakeside
753 square feet
1 Twin Bed and 1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Deluxe Suite (River)
1184 square feet
1 King Bed and 1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Deluxe Suite, Lakeside (Corner)
969 square feet
1 Twin Bed and 1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Room, 1 Queen Bed
269 square feet
1 Queen Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Deluxe Double Room
Room with view
377 square feet
1 King Bed and 1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Junior Suite
538 square feet
1 King Bed and 1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Junior Suite, Lakeside (Deluxe)
646 square feet
1 Twin Bed and 1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Get an overview of this hotel
Luxury Zürich hotel in Old Town, walk to Bahnhofstrasse

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Pets allowed
24-hour business center
Laundry facilities
Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)

With a stay at Baur au Lac, you'll be centrally located in Zürich, steps from Bahnhofstrasse and 9 minutes by foot from Zürich Opera House. This 5-star hotel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Kunsthaus Zurich and 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from ETH Zurich.

Make yourself at home in one of the 119 air-conditioned rooms featuring free minibar items and flat-screen televisions. Cable programming and DVD players are provided for your entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers feature designer toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Pamper yourself with onsite massages or enjoy recreation amenities such as a fitness center. Additional amenities at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).

Enjoy international cuisine at Pavillon, one of the hotel's 2 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. Buffet breakfasts are available daily from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM for a fee.

Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A 24-hour business center is on site at this 5-star property.

Wireless Internet access is complimentary. This luxury hotel also offers a fitness center, spa services, and a terrace. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

Baur au Lac has designated areas for smoking.

  • Bar/lounge
  • Elevator
  • Fitness facilities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting rooms
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Year Built - 1844
  • Covered parking
  • Secured parking
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Food and water bowls
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Spa services on site
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Wheelchair accessible – no
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • 24-hour business center
  • Concierge services
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Laundry facilities
  • Total number of rooms - 119
  • Garage
  • Number of floors - 5
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Garden
  • Off-street parking
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
  • Russian

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Baur au Lac offers 119 air-conditioned accommodations with DVD players and free minibar items. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include safes and complimentary bottled water. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Air conditioning
  • Television
  • Free newspaper
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Phone
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • Pay movies
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Turndown service
  • Free bottled water
  • Premium TV channels
  • DVD player
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Slippers
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Cable TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free WiFi
  • Minibar (stocked, free items)
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Electrical adapters/chargers
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Child-size slippers

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6:30 AM and 10:30 AM.

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

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

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness center.

Spa Services

  • Massages
  • Swedish massage
  • Sports massage

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchairs available on site
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Hospital bed available

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM

Minimum check-in age is: 18

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for CHF 120.0 per day.

Pet Policy

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of CHF 45.00 per pet, per night
  • Food and water bowls are available
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a security system

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a security system in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray.Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available.Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of Clean & Safe (Switzerland) guidelines.

One child stays free

Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly

Temperature checks are not available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Debit cards not accepted

Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association

Staffed front desk

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

UnionPay

Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning

Electrostatic spray is used for disinfection

Cashless transactions are available

Masks are not compulsory at the property

Contactless food service / room service is available

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Protective clothing is available to guests

Masks are available to guests

Mobile key entry is not available

Gloves are available to guests

Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is available

Property follows regional sanitization guidelines Clean & Safe (Switzerland)

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually-wrapped food options are available

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast

Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch

Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner

Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service

gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

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

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

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: CHF 52 for adults and CHF 23 for children (approximately)
  • Covered valet parking fee: CHF 45.00 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: CHF 45.00 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Rollaway bed fee: CHF 120.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Baur au Lac Hotel Zurich
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  • Baur au Lac Zurich
  • Baur Au Lac zürich
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We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of Clean & Safe (Switzerland) guidelines.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Awards & Affiliations

Baur au Lac is listed in the 2015 Condé Nast Traveler Top 100 List.

The property is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.

National Rating

Hotelstars Union assigns an official star rating for properties in Switzerland. This property is rated 5 stars and is displayed on this page as 5.0 stars.

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