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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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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday 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 4 days ago NEW 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 4 days ago NEW

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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62 reviews 62 reviews
40 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 4 weeks ago

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We spent two nights in this charm hotel. from the time of the check-in you feel a'coming home' ambiance. large, comfortable rooms with plendid sheets and good pillows in bed. I like to sleep in 68F despite the winter and had no problem with the a / c. dined at both restaurants: In "The Pavillion" very classic and elegant roundabout... More 

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

Dear mbotaola, Thank you very much for your message here on Tripadvisor. We are always striving to provide a unique experience to every single one of our guests. Therefore it makes us thoroughly happy when our guests leave with so many positive impressions. Our Restaurant Manager will be delighted that you also enjoyed your visit at the Pavillon to the... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 via mobile

Amazing hotel staff and concierge services under Captain Jeremy's leadership, everything can be taken care of for you. Always do the breakfast to start your day. No better location in Zurich. Beautifully updated lobby. Hair and makeup at Vanity is a must. I love Louisa!

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

Dear Avchoquette Thank you very much for taking the time to leave such a positive review of your recent stay at the Baur au Lac. It is a great pleasure to read, that you enjoyed your stay with us. We will pass on your feedback to the entire team, especially to Jérémie. Comments like yours, encourage our employees to provide... More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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103 reviews 103 reviews
79 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

Famous. Classic. Well located. Is there anything else to say? The reception counter is tiny. But works. There is no lobby to speak of but having said that the atrium is unique The rooms are large and beautiful in the classic European grand hotel style. Technology requirements are discreetly located but all there. The bathroom is luxurious. There is nothing... More 

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

Dear siglo, Many thanks for your recent stay at the Baur au Lac and for passing on your valuable thoughts. 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. The renovation has transformed “Le Hall” (atrium) back to its original light-filled guise, a restoration... More 

Durban, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

found through LHW website, first time to Switzerland so wasn't sure what to expect culture wise - this hotel surpassed all our expectations of 5 star, and more! Every sector, from check in to restaurants to housekeeping were consistent in their outstanding hospitality Would highly recommend for an amazing experience in Zurich

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

Dear Nishi_sp, Your kind words about your stay at the Baur au Lac and your experience at our restaurants are very much appreciated. It makes us thoroughly happy that you have left Zurich with such a positive feeling. It is the ultimate goal of the entire Baur au Lac team to provide every single one of our guests with a... 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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