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Baur au Lac

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Melbourne, Australia
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149 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the finest hotels in Switzerland. Pure elegance with wonderful accommodation in a beautiful location walking distance to the lake and the old part of Zurich. The staff are superb with great attention to detail. They cant do enough for you to ensure you have a wonderful stay. The hotel has been one of the finest for many years... More 

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Thank DamianRoberts1965
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35 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the outdoor terrace for drinks and people watching. The summer cocktails are delightful and the experience is refreshing. The outdoor vibe is classy and view of the lake is very relaxing. When in Zurich, a must place to enjoy a drink or two.

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Thank Anna T
Sydney, Australia
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72 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This has to be one of the great hotels! From the moment we arrived till the moment we left nothing was too difficult for this wonderful place. Sarah at reception was one of the best and had such a welcoming smile. Our room was top grade. The Terrace is such an oasis. Breakfasts in The Pavilion were excellent. The concierge,... More 

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Thank JMP158
Montreal, Canada
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21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a truly grand hotel, with the old world charm and class and the modern amenities for the 21st Century traveller. It is located by Lake Zurich and has its own park overlooking the Lake. Drinks on the terrace are excellent. We had a Junior Suite overlooking the canal. It was very quiet and beautifully appointed. The marble bathroom... More 

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Thank Alisa2010
Hotel_at_Lake, Manager at Baur au Lac, responded to this review

Dear Alisa2010, Thank you for your complimenting words here on Tripadvisor. We appreciate your time to share your experience with the public. How nice to learn, that you had an enjoyable stay and you could also benefit from the nice weather while having a drink on our Rive Gauche terrace. We are very pleased that we met your taste with... More 

Sydney, Australia
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77 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived in Zurich on a gorgeous morning after flying directly from Sydney via Hong Kong. Taxi ride into city was relaxing and not too long. And then we arrived at Baur Au Lac. Tired. Smiling porter greeted us and took our luggage. Smiling Sarah checked us in. Our room not quite ready. No problem. Take a seat. Have some water.... More 

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

Maria P P, Your wonderful and kind words really put a smile on our faces. Our roots lie in the passion for hospitality and for more than 170 years the owner family of the Baur au Lac has passed on their commitment for a personal and authentic service to their staff members. It is our daily mission to make our... More 

Panama City, Panama
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117 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All is right with the world.... Pavilion Restaurant at the Baur au Lac Hotel, both true classical institutions in Zurich. In my opinion one of the best hotel / restaurant combinations in Switzerland. At first glance the selection on the food menu seems dwarfed and somewhat limited, especially in comparison to the immense wine list. But, you soon come to... More 

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

Dear BrettJolly, Thank you very much for your stay at our restaurant Pavillon and for sharing your warm feedback. We are delighted and proud that our team was able to make a difference and that you named our restaurant as the perfect place to stay and eat in Zurich. I have passed on your very kind words to the entire... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Before moving to Switzerland, we used to stay at this hotel on many occasions. This summer, to enjoy the summer fireworks we decided to stay at the hotel for a change. The hotel has been fully renovated over the years but the rooms although perfectly clean and well laid out, feel somewhat dated and in the style and format of... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Baur Au lac is a real gem. It's prime location on the lakeside with its large garden and impressive public areas are outstanding Our room on the third floor was elegant but not large enough The restaurants are very good and include in their menu many vegetarian and veggie dishes A wide variety of items are available at the... More 

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

Dear Orniiz, Thank you for sharing your thoughts on Tripadvisor. We very much appreciate every feedback, because it helps us to constantly develop our services and products. We are very greatful for our central location and our private park on the lakefront, therefore it makes us always very happy when our guests enjoy it as well. Please do not hesitate... More 

Seattle, Washington
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254 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We quickly fell in love with the Baur au Lac, it has such great character. We were only able to stay for two nights, but would be quick to recommend for anyone traveling to Zurich. Also highly recommend taking advantage of the restaurant Pavillion during your stay, wonderful staff and delicious food!

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Thank KBeth00
Hotel_at_Lake, Manager at Baur au Lac, responded to this review

Dear KBeth00, How wonderful to read your kind words! Thank you for taking the time to share your impressions with us. There couldn't be a bigger compliment for us than a guest recommending the Baur au Lac to other people. Feedback like yours motivates the entire team to give their best every day! It would be a real pleasure to... More 

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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights. The hotel has a great location, around the corner from Bahnhofstrasse, shopping at its best. The staff was very friendly and helpful. We enjoyed a delicious dinner at the Rive Gauche. Hotel delivered a birthday cake to room after we checked in, nice touch. We enjoyed our stay. Unable to give the hotel a... More 

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

Dear CreatememoriesTravel, Thank you for your kind and honest feedback about your stay at the Baur au Lac. It makes us very happy, that you could enjoy your birthday and we could surprise you with the birthday cake. We also appreciate your comment about your nail treatment. We very much apologise for the inconveniece and will pass on your valued... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Baur au Lac has the discerning tastes of its guests to thank for the leading position it has maintained for more than 170 years in the international luxury hotel industry. Set in its own park, the hotel enjoys a unique location overlooking the lake and the Alps - and yet is still but a few minutes' walk from the Paradeplatz financial district and the Bahnhofstrasse, Zurich's celebrated shopping high street. While offering the ultimate in comfort and privacy, the rooms and suites have been equipped with every, yet hardly noticeable technical refinement. The large marble bathrooms with heated floor and daylight match up to the highest demands of comfort, design and equipment. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Baur au Lac

Address: Talstrasse 1 | 8001 Zürich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Zurich > Zurich
Price Range: $587 - $1,049 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Baur au Lac 5*
Number of rooms: 120
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Also Known As:
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Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Zurich
#3 Luxury Hotel in Zurich
#4 Romantic Hotel in Zurich
#5 Family Hotel in Zurich
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