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Baur au Lac, Zurich, Switzerland

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Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
Talstrasse 1, Zurich, 8001, Switzerland

Luxury hotel with 2 restaurants, near Bahnhofstrasse
  • Free WiFi
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From 899 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Great location
Fantastic service
Awesome vibe
Wellness & sports facilities could be improved

Baur au Lac, Zurich, Switzerland

from Rs51,965
  • Single Room
  • Deluxe Double Room
  • Junior Suite
  • Junior Suite, Lakeside (Deluxe)
  • Suite (City)
  • Suite (River)
  • Deluxe Suite, Lakeside
  • Deluxe Suite (River)
  • Deluxe Suite, Lakeside (Corner)

What’s around Baur au Lac, Zurich, Switzerland


  • In Old Town
  • Bahnhofstrasse - 3 min walk
  • Fraumuenster - 5 min walk
  • Kunsthaus Zurich - 12 min walk
  • Swiss National Museum - 18 min walk
  • Zoo Zurich - 44 min walk
  • Zurich Town Hall - 9 min walk
  • ETH Zurich - 20 min walk

Getting around

  • Zurich (ZRH) - 6 miles/9.6 km
  • Zurich (ZLP-Zurich HB Rail Station) - 15 min walk
  • Zürich Hauptbahnhof - 16 min walk
  • Zurich Altstetten Station - 7 min drive
  • Borsenstrasse Tram Stop - 2 min walk
  • Burkliplatz Tram Stop - 2 min walk
  • Paradeplatz Tram Stop - 4 min walk

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
The credit card used to book the reservation must be presented by the cardholder at check-in along with matching photo identification. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

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 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 *

Payment types at the property

  • Cash
* 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
  • Spa services on site
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 - 1
  • Year Built - 1844
  • 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 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.

Awards and 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.

Baur au Lac, Zurich, Switzerland’s small print

Also known as

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


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

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a security system on site. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments 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 120.0 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 property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.6 From 68 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Fantastic hotel and service
Peter Graham, us1 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
Good to experience once but not extraordinary
It was really a nice stay but for me not worth the money we spent: at this category i eould expect a swimming pool, a sauna and a much bigger choice at breakfast. Also was the room not fully clean (carpet and seat protection in bathroom). Also the service at breakfast could have been more attentive.
Anika, us1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Incredible hotel!
We absolutely loved our stay at the Baur Au Lac! The staff were extremely attentive and helpful, the room incredibly spacious, and the location perfect (easy to get to everything by foot). Having a fully stocked mini bar (replenished each day) at no additional cost was a great touch. The stay is worth the splurge!
Rachel, us2 night family trip
Very good 8.0
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.
usTrip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Great stay!
Great stay in a beautiful hotel, loved the decor and the room was big. Service was also perfect and kind. Very pleasant stay.
Susy, gbBusiness trip

Baur au Lac, Zurich, Switzerland

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