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Baur au Lac

Hotels.comUS$758*
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#3 of 139 Hotels in Zurich
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28/06/2017 29/06/2017
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New York City, New York
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This is second time we have stayed at this wonderful hotel and I would very highly recommend it. It is expensive - but the place is beautifully run. The location is very central - located right by the lake and a 5 minute walk to the shopping street as well as the old town. The rooms are beautifully and very...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fabulous hotel! Everything was perfect -- the room was spacious as was the bathroom. The staff was perfect and every detail was done just right! We totally enjoyed our stay. Well worth the splurge!

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

Dear Pammie667, Thank you for very much for your kind words. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and we could contribute to a nice stay in Zurich. Hospitality is our passion and we are glad you felt comfortable at the Baur au Lac. We are looking forward to welcoming you back in the near...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well, what be said? Excellent location - 5 minutes walk from the Old town, right on the lake. Wonderful service. Luxurious rooms with everything needed. Whatever you ask for is done in no time. To put it into a nutshell - 5 stars hotel in its best notion. Not cheap at all, as well as Zurich itself. But quality for...

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

Dear Tatiana N, Thank you very much for having taken your time and for sharing your experience with us and the TripAdvisor community. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your visit and we could contribute to your stay. We are very greatful for our central location and our private park on the lakefront, therefore it makes us always...

Oslo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the most exclusive hotel in Zürich, but probably also one of the most expensive. Very nice rooms, attentive staff. Very service minded. Perfect for a romantic holiday or if you have deep pockets and want the best hotel in Zürich

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

Dear Global_traveller17, First and foremost we would like to thank you for having chosen the Baur au Lac for your stay in Zurich and writing these wonderful lines. We feel very honoured by your words and we hope to welcoming you back to the Baur au Lac in the very near future. Kindest regards, Wilhelm Luxem General Manager

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have only 2 short days in Zurich, the weather was impeccable and the beautiful surroundings make our times rather tight, we still find times to indulge in Michelin Star meal. Baur au Lac's or Pavillion Zurich continue to earn 1 Star for 2017, in addition they hold 18 MilauGault points in Switzerland...so we decided to lunch here, it was...

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

Dear chung1954, First of all thank you very much for visiting our restaurant Pavillon and for sharing your experience here on TripAdvisor. Your positive feedback about the service, the design by Pierre-Yves Rochon and the high quality of food is highly appreciated by the entire team. Feedback like yours are what keeps us motivated every day. Thank you very much....

Monroe, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel more than exceeded its lofty reputation. We were upgraded to premier rooms which were exquisitely furnished, spotlessly clean and with all the modern technologies. Public rooms & restaurants were also spectacular. However, even better than the facilities was the service. Some of the reviews was that service was sometimes a little "snooty". What we saw was extremely friendly...

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

Dear J2012P, First and foremost we would like to thank you for your kind words and that you have taken to time to share them with us. Your kind words put a big smile on our faces. We are delighted to get such feedback and will continue striving for the best. Elegance, comfort, as well as exceptional service mean everything...

Cosenza, Italy
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

The Baur au lake overlooking the lake is the grandest of the old palace hotels. The room has been given contemporary twists oversized photographs and original art works swirly carpets and padded leather headboard for the bed. The lobby bar and the light flooded Pavillon restaurant are glorious. The brand-new restaurant Rive Gauche just off the main bar is contemporary...

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

Dear Pilow75, Thank you very much for having chosen the Baur au Lac for your stay in Zurich and for having taken the time to write these wonderful lines. Charles Kracht truly brought the Baur au Lac into the modern era, while preserving all the fine traditions of a family-run hotel. We are delighted, that we were able to make...

Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

I like Zurich I travel there quite often, so I stayed in many hotels in Zurich. But during the last three visits I have been staying in Baur Au Lac, and I can say that it is the best place to stay. The service is impeccable. From the moment you enter the hotel until the moment you check out everything...

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

Dear Veronika B, First and foremost thank you very much for having taken the time to share your experience at the Baur au Lac. Your wonderful words put a big smile on our faces. We are truly delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us to the fullest and we could contribute to a great time in Zurich. Ever since...

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Reviewed 25 March 2017

There is type of Swiss understatement that i find unique: being stellar and reliable without any need of showing off. No Swiss institution embodies this virtue more than Baur-au-Lac. As long as I can travel, I will recommend and return to this marvelous hotel.

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

Dear hansulrichg2016, First and foremost we would like to thank you for your kind words and that you have taken to time to share them with us. We are delighted to get such feedback and will continue trying to give our best. Elegance, comfort, as well as exceptional service mean everything to us and we are glad that you enjoyed...

Dubai
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

This is definitely a classic. Unfortunately, rooms enjoy a very limited view. Most of a inside, "industrial" courtyard or of surroundings by buildings. If you choose a room, get one overlooking the creek. Service is old school excellent, arguably the best in Zurich. The food is ok, pavilion restaurant is very well versed in culinary technique. Front desk and bell...

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

Dear PatuSchaerrer, Thank you very much for staying with us and for writing about your experiences. We truly appreciate every feedback in order to constantly define areas for improvement. We feel very sorry that our infrastructure did not fully meet your expectations. The view of the lake, as well as the canal are always very demanded and unfortunately we only...

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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 

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Address: Talstrasse 1 | 8001 Zürich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Zurich > Zurich
Price Range: $776 - $1,328 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Baur au Lac 5*
Number of rooms: 119
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“If you want a view from your room check first”
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“If you want to pay more, get one of the few rooms with lake/harbor view”
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