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Baur au Lac

#1 of 133 Hotels in Zurich
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A relaxing, calm and elegant stay. I loved my time at this peaceful hotel, relaxed and recharged effortlessly. The balcony view is a treat as I took it all in upon rising, do take a few moments to enjoy the stillness. You won't be dissapointed.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Everything was excellent at Baur Au Lac Hotel. It is really well located, alongside the lake and very close to everything, including the old town. The staff were friendly and helpful. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay after 24 hours of flying from Australia.

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Miami, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have been staying at the Baur Au Lac for over 20 years now, whenever we visit Zurich. The Baur Au Lac has a wonderful blend of being a very first class hotel, but also warm and friendly atmosphere, with outstanding accomodations and service-- truly a pleasure to stay at the Baur Au Lac!

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Baur au Lac at the end of a two week vacation. We arrived in the afternoon before a morning flight back to North America, and my only complaint is that I wish we'd been able to stay there longer! The trip was in celebration of a special occasion, and having notified the hotel in advance they made... More 

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

Dear Jacqueline H., Thank you very much for having taken the time to write about your recent stay at the Baur au Lac. It makes us truly happy to learn, that you enjoyed your short stay with us and we could contribute a little piece to your special occasion. We hope you had a safe flight back to Canada and... More 

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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed there last week - have been there before and as always the stay was wonderful. Beautiful room. Location can't be beat.Love the garden (try the peach bellini - best I ever had). Concierge was wonderful and arranged several dinners as well as a great out of town trip to the countryside (left at 9:30 and back by 4). One... More 

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

Dear Mr Francis R, Thank you very much for your wonderful and positive review on Tripadvisor. I am delighted to read how much you enjoyed your time at the Baur au Lac. A returning guest is our most motivating compliment and we feel very grateful for every single one of our loyal customers. It will be a pleasure to share... More 

London, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This quintessential luxury hotel remains one of the outstanding establishments in Europe. The excellent location just off the Banhofstrasse (Zurich's Fifth Avenue or Champs Elysées) is perfect for walking around the city, shopping in some of the most upscale stores or drinking a coffee at Sprüngli's chocolate shop. Rooms are ample (we stayed in a "City" suite to which we... More 

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

Dear Rozasociados, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience about your stay with us. What a true delight to read your detailed and lovely review! Being considered one of the most outstanding hotels in Europe is a huge compliment and we cannot thank you enough for those kind words. We feel very privileged for our... More 

Ubud, Indonesia
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family of four just stayed here fir three nights. Also appreciated nice gym - lots of windows and good equipment. Excellent service and close to lake and shopping. Delicious breakfasts too. Connecting rooms helpful for families. Very helpful concierge.

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

Dear MP246, First of all, we would like to thank you for your kind review here on Tripadvisor. It makes us very happy to learn, that you had a good time with your family and you could enjoy our hotel and premises. We are more than happy to share your motivating words with the entire Baur au Lac team. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Lobby is great Food quality is great especially in the lobby. I recommend their sweets very much. Wonderful overall service. Friendly staff smiling and proactively. Nice outdoor park and fine dining restaurant. Few steps away from the lake.

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

Dear Eisa A, Thank you so much for your kind words here on Tripadvisor. We are very happy, that you had a pleasant stay and that you enjoyed our service. We will forward your feedback to the entire Baur au Lac team, in particular to our pastry department. It would be an honour to welcome you back on your next... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This old hotel is an amazing place. It is elegant and beautiful. The staff is very attentive and you will feel like a Prince or Princes here. Well heeled people from all over the world. Drips old school elegance. The hotel has a 1 star Michelin restaurant as well. The outside bar/dining area is beautiful. Close to the lake and... More 

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

Dear JKCD Mom, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your much valued feedback about your stay. We are always striving to make every single one of our guests feel special. All the more it makes us truly happy that we succeeded and you could enjoy your time with us to the fullest. Dear JKCD Mom, we... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This is an excellent hotel in a great setting very close to the Lake. We could not fault anything about this Hotel, All staff were very helpful and pleasant and delivered very good service. Nothing was any trouble. We stayed 2 nights at the start of our holiday and 2 nights at the end. Our rooms on each occasion were... More 

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

Dear mayb10, It is a true pleasure to learn that you enjoyed a wonderful time at the Baur au Lac. Every time our guests provide us with such a positive feedback we feel very grateful, as it demonstrates that we were able to share and bring across our passion for hospitality. Furthermore we are delighted to learn that our service... More 

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