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Baur au Lac

5.0 of 5 Talstrasse 1, Zurich 8022, Switzerland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Hong Kong
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63 reviews 63 reviews
49 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel is all about service. Everyone is efficient, friendly and attentive. A model of Swiss hospitality. I am extremely impressed with how professional everyone is whether in the restaurants or in the reception area. The rooms are comfortable and spacious. Dated but well maintained.

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61 reviews 61 reviews
33 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Superb hotel living up to its reputation. Excellent service, conveniently located. I had one of their large rooms on the first floor at the back of the building. Insulation from the road was perfect, bedding sheets pillow all good, large bathroom. Breakfast in the elegant Pavillon room is worth taking. Overall this classic landmark boasts a fresh feel. Hope to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
12 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had the great experience of staying here recently. The hotel is very accommodating and high class. The bar and lounge area were particularly comfortable for a night cap before bed. Not cheap but nothing is in Switzerland but worth the money.

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Dallas, Texas
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The Baur Au Lac continues to be among the great hotels of the world. Their services and dining are great. They have a wonderful location. They are expensive, as is everything in Switzerland, but we'll worth it in my opinion.

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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is probably one of the best city hotels in the world, true to the very highest standards of excellence. The fact that the hotel has been in the same family for generations certainly enhances this feeling even more. This experience begins with the impeccable doorman, the friendly receptions do staff all over and the very comfortably and cosy rooms.... More 

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Sausalito, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
31 hotel reviews
166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are privileged to stay at wonderful hotels all over the world and we love doing so. The first place I head after unpacking is the hotel gym as that is where I unload the stress of travel. I have spent many hours in hotel gyms all over the world, so when I encounter an extraordinary one I remember it.... More 

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Sausalito, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Swiss practically invented hospitality as we all know, and Americans come here to university to learn the noble art of the hotelier. This is not to say that all Swiss hotels practice this art equally. A few fall woefully short of the mark. But not the Baur au Lac. This exquisite jewel of a hotel sets a standard few... More 

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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here last year as a stopover in Zurich , and this is a really beautiful hotel . Truly like osmoses home opened up to guests, and real luxury in all the fine details. Service is highly professional and if you stay here you will return again

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Rome, Italy
16 reviews 16 reviews
15 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Didn't know that I would end up at the Hotel Baur au Lac in Zurich, but bad weather conditions forced me to stay in Zurich. It turned out it was the best idea. When checking in late at night the staff was absulutly wonderful. Had the great pleasure to be third guest staying in new lavishly refurbished room. The bed... More 

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Hotel_at_Lake, Manager at Baur au Lac, responded to this review

Dear allesandra 061, Reading your evaluation makes the entire Baur au Lac team profoundly happy! Thank you for taking the time to write about your stay with so much detail and enthusiasm. When guests leave with so many positive impressions like yours, we feel very grateful. It shows our efforts and passion for hospitality are not only expected, but also... More 

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

My husband stayed at the Baur Au Lac more than 20 years ago and remembered this hotel fondly. We were not sure what to expect after so many years, but were delighted with the updates to the hotel, particularly the beautiful and elegant rooms. The service was impeccable. Breakfast in the pavilion was a lovely way to start the day.... More 

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Hotel_at_Lake, Manager at Baur au Lac, responded to this review

Dear Kyra A, Thank you for your lovely words here on Tripadvisor. It very much touches our heart, that you have returned to the Baur au Lac after twenty years. All the more it makes us very happy, that we could fulfil your expectations and that we have also met your taste with regards to the interior design. A returning... More 

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Address: Talstrasse 1, Zurich 8022, Switzerland
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Location: Switzerland > Canton of Zurich > Zurich
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Baur au Lac 5*
Number of rooms: 120
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Also Known As:
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Zurich
#2 Business Hotel in Zurich
#2 Luxury Hotel in Zurich
#6 Family Hotel in Zurich

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