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Baur au Lac

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Talstrasse 1, Zurich 8022, Switzerland
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Ranked #4 of 123 Hotels in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A classic with wonderful accommodation and excellent service. A must stay if you plan on citing the city. It is one of my favorite hotels in Switzerland and has been constant in perfection every since my first visit twenty years ago. Highly recommended for a vacation.

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

Dear Neptune-Dog, Thank you very much for sharing your Baur au Lac experience. It makes us tremendously happy to welcome returning guests. We are continuously investing into the hotel and regularly refurbishments are crucial to maintain the high standard we aim to offer our guests. We are currently renewing our “Le Hall” and would love to hear your feedback, once... More

Indianapolis, Indiana
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

For starters, Baur au Lac is perfectly located in Zurich. It is within walking distance of several of the major attractions (churches, art museum) and is right on the lake. The hotel is beautifully maintained, the staff are very accommodating and knowledgeable and my room was well appointed and very quiet and comfortable. I was in Zurich for just one... More

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

Dear Junebughiker, Thank you very much for taking the time to describe your experience about your stay with us. It makes us very happy to read that we could contribute to a an enjoyable stopover in Zurich. We feel very privileged to be located right next to the lake side in a beautiful and unique city like Zurich. All the... More

Mexico City, Mexico
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This hotel has the traditional touch with elegance and service of the old school but with modern equipment. I really recommend it if you are in business in Zurich. I stayed in the top floor in a Junior Suite, a lot of space in all the room, but a great walking closet and a huge bathroom.

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

Dear msimonf, Thank you very much for taking the time to evaluate us on tripadvisor. We are always investing in new technology and regularly refurbishments are crucial to maintain the high standard we aim to offer our guests. A yearlong family tradition since 1844 is what defines the Baur au Lac spirit. It makes us very happy to read you... More

Burnley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This is a truly wonderful hotel, to take a break in and recover since it provides you with everything that the 5* hotel should i.e excellant location, 5* service in a beautiful and elegant surroundings. The hotel proximity to Banhoff strasse makes for easy shopping and access to bars and restaurants but before you venture outside you must try hotel's... More

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

Dear Ruskam, It is an enormous pleasure to read your review on tripadvisor. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience about your stay at the Baur au Lac. We feel very grateful to be located in the heart of Zurich, just next to the lake side, and it makes us happy when our guests also enjoy the... More

Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This has to be one of the best hotels I have stayed in. From the moment we checked in to the moment we checked out. Perfection. Atmosphere is fabulous, the attention to detail superb. Food excellent, service superb. I love this hotel and will definitely be returning.

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

Dear 246Suzi, Thank you very much for your very kind compliments on tripadvisor, which we will gladly share with the entire team. It makes us thoroughly happy when our guests enjoyed their stay as much as you did. Feedback like yours motivates us to live the Baur au Lac spirit and give our best every single day. We are looking... More

Jakarta, Indonesia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Stay there on the end of September 2014, as it was my first visit to Zurich. Locatedbin prime location, walking distance to shopping places and cafes, also just across the Lake Cruise Pier. Make our trip memorable with many activities. The room interior so luxurious in design and full with all amenities. The room furnitures and a clean beatiful bathroom.... More

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

Dear Ruskam, It is an enormous pleasure to read your review on tripadvisor. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience about your stay at the Baur au Lac. We feel very grateful to be located in the heart of Zurich, just next to the lake side, and it makes us happy when our guests also enjoy the... More

Arlington, Massachusetts
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

You can feel the luxury in the air at the Baur au Lac - it is beautiful, traditional, no surprises and very refined. The location is perfect and a special spot to dine al fresco. The menu does not disappoint and the food is excellent.

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

Dear mforae, Thank you for taking the time to share your Baur au Lac experience on tripadvisor. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your time with us. Our owner family is constantly investing in the hotel and we are pleased that all our guest rooms have been recently renovated with the finest material. We will reopen our newly... More

Moscow, Russia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Smell in the corridors, everything in the room seems old, air conditioning is very noisy, seems being installed 20 years ago. Really needs renovation. Service is not ideal. Bad value for money.i arrived at 16-00 and my room was not ready. Breakfast is ok, but not included in the rate. And cost 46 franks.

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

Dear Motya64, Thank you very much for having taken the time to write about your experience at the Baur au Lac. We are deeply sorry to learn about your disappointment and we regret to read, that our infrastructure as well as our service did not meet your expectations during your stay. Since the opening of the hotel in 1844, we... More

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150 reviews 150 reviews
42 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

Very expensive but nothing else even compares, excellent service gorgeous restaurant wonderful location for breakfast and one can walk to wherever one wants . Switzerland's best and greatest city always a treat to visit . Concierge amongst the best I have found anywhere and always ready to help in any situation . Highly recommend if you can afford such an... More

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

Dear Jonathan Switzerland, Thank you for your kind words on Tripadvisor. We feel honoured being rated among the best hotels of Zurich and we will pass on your favourable comment to our entire team. It is our main goal to satisfy our guests and to keep up a high level of personal service and quality in order to provide good... More

New York City, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Carefully upgraded old-style classic hotel. The beautifully upgraded bathrooms grab your attention, a refreshing change from corner-cutting modernizations you see all to often. Breakfast at the Pavilion is a treat. Top class service, wow eggs benedict. I even think they've earned a Michelin star. The Mediterranean restaurant on the other side is terrific too. Awkward access, down and up, but... More

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

Dear N N, It is a great pleasure to read your kind comment on Tripadvisor. We very much appreciate a lot your positive feedback on our service, location and our culinary offer. Since the opening of the hotel in 1844 we give a lot of attention to our interior design. We want our infrastructure to meet the high expectations of... 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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