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Baur au Lac

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Talstrasse 1, Zurich 8022, Switzerland
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Ranked #6 of 123 hotels in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Formal yet friendly service. Great location. Fine spacious rooms n baths. Pretty gardens. Had a great time in all Visited w the family n though the surrounds were rather grand we felt welcomed tho our young kids were their usual boisterous selves, running through the grounds w no shoes. They were scruffy but well respected as little guests, n I... More

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

Dear Malinky88, Thank you very much for staying with us and for taking the time to share your Baur au Lac experience on tripadvisor. We are delighted to learn that you and your family thoroughly enjoyed your time in Zurich and especially appreciated our friendly service, central location, hotel-park and spacious guest rooms. Our little guests are always welcome and... More

Scottsdale, Arizona
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited recently on our drive through Switzerland. I wish I would have stayed more than one night. Absolutely blew my wife away. Sooo romantic. She didn't want to leave. Room overlooking the canal on about the 4th floor. Had all the old world charm you'd expect traveling in luxury through Zurich. Very much the lifestyles of the rich and famous.... More

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

Dear 6kingfishes, Many thanks for passing on your valuable thoughts and for your recent stay at the Baur au Lac. We really appreciate that you took the time to record your experience and are delighted to hear that we were able to fulfil your expectations. Rest assured that your review has been passed on to the staff and we hope... More

Ojai, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While researching hotels in Zurich, the Baur au Lac seemed to land near the top of every list I could find. Now I know why. It is simply one of the best hotels we have every had the pleasure at which to stay. Everything about our stay was simply superb. We arrived early from the US, but the staff was... More

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

Dear francomama, Thank you very much for taking the time to express your views about your „Baur au Lac experience” in such a detailed way. It is with great pleasure that we learn that you have chosen our hotel to celebrate your 25th wedding anniversary and we are thrilled that you had such a fantastic time with us. Furthermore we... More

Joburg
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had high expectations and the dinner in no way disappointed . This is a special place and needs to be enjoyed by fully accepting the special way in which the staff treat their customers. Never before have I experienced such professional and dedicated service. The detailed knowledge of our waiter on all dishes and wines was just unquestionable and... More

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

Dear EONJoburg, Many thanks for having taken the time to evaluate your recent experience at the Restaurant Pavillon. We are very delighted to read that you enjoyed your dinner with us. Your kind compliments are much appreciated and shared with the entire team. It’s nice to read you liked the attentive, professional and dedicated service as well as the detailed... More

Largo, Florida
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146 reviews 146 reviews
21 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Baur au Lac. From being greeted at the front door, to the person whose job it is to gently rotate the revolving door at the perfect speed for you, the the incredibly helpful concierge who greeted you by name and helped with everything - this is an absolute first class hotel. Easily the... More

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

Dear zzzzdoc1, Thank you very much for passing on your valuable thoughts about your Baur au Lac experience and for choosing the Baur au Lac for your recent stay in Zurich. We really appreciate that you took the time to record your experience in such a detailed way and are delighted to hear that we were able to fulfil so... More

Los Angeles, California
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130 reviews 130 reviews
34 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very beautiful hotel with amazing (but very expensive) restaurants. I love the gym - had everything I needed and was clean and empty. Love that everything in the mini bar is free. Love the bedding and towels. Our room was beautiful. Staff was so nice. Enjoyed every meal I ate here.

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

Dear travelingworkingmom, Thank you for choosing the Baur au Lac for your stay in Zurich and for sharing your positive comments about your recent stay on tripadvisor. We are delighted to learn that you had such a great stay with us and in particular appreciated our gym, the bedding and towels of the guest room and the service provided by... More

London
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have just spent 1 night here. Wonderful place. Staff very friendly and relaxed. Comfortable rooms with excellent housekeeping. Breakfast is the best I have ever had in a hotel - delicious fruit; wonderful bakery selection. Expensive, of course, but in this case you really do get what you pay for.

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

Dear John20london, Thank you very much for staying with us and for sharing your Baur au Lac experience on tripadvisor. We are delighted to learn that you have thoroughly enjoyed your time spent at the hotel and especially appreciated our breakfast selection, the comfort of the guest room and the friendliness of our staff. It would be a great pleasure... More

Paradise Valley, Arizona
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112 reviews 112 reviews
44 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently stayed at the Baur au Lac in Zurich [3 rooms, 6 guests] for 5 days, as part of a longer holiday. After flying in from the United States we arrived in the early morning and even in our tired, disheveled appearance, every single employee greeted us with a warm hello and a smile. What’s more they worked to... More

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

Dear aztraveler, Thank you very much for passing on your valuable thoughts about your recent stay at the Baur au Lac. We truly appreciate that you took the time to record your experience in such detailed way and are delighted to learn that we were able to meet your expectations in so many different areas. Your kind words about our... More

Monheim am Rhein, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and myself stayed at the hotel for only one night we had in Zurich, yet we wished we have lost out Passports and stay there forever... Maybe the nicest hotel we ever stayed in our life, with amazing staff so helpful and freindly. We will sure come back for longer stay very soon. Thank you

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

Dear Adi H, Thank you for your visit and for sharing your "Baur au Lac experience" on tripadvisor. We are very happy to learn that you have enjoyed your time with us and that our employees contributed to make your stay at the Baur au Lac an unforgettable one. It would be a great pleasure to welcome you back in... More

Zurich, Switzerland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have to say that, being close to the lake, as well as to the Bahnhofstrasse, this hotel is probably the best located luxury property in Zurich. Even if its entrance hall and bar may look outdated, the rest of the property looks great (plus, don't let that fool you, both the inside bar and the adjunct bar/restaurant Rive Gauche... More

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

Dear Juliana V, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your „Baur au Lac experience“ on tripadvisor. We are delighted to learn that you and your family enjoyed the stay at the Baur au Lac and particularly liked our central city location, the specious guest rooms and all our restaurants. It is with great pleasure to inform... More

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Address: Talstrasse 1, Zurich 8022, Switzerland
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Location: Switzerland > Zurich
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Baur au Lac 5*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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#3 Business Hotel in Zurich #5 Romantic Hotel in Zurich #6 Luxury Hotel in Zurich #19 Family Hotel in Zurich
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