Baur au Lac

Location: Zurich | Switzerland

Price guide: £££££ £100-£200 per person per night

After 170 years welcoming discerning guests, it’s no surprise that Baur au Lac is one of the premier luxury hotels in Switzerland. Recent renovations have given Baur au Lac an elegant facelift, and with its surrounding park and views over the lake you’ll be hard-pressed to find a more attractive setting in Zurich.
Perfect forSpecial occasions such as birthdays and wedding anniversaries – the Baur au Lac is the place to spoil someone.
In the knowBaur au Lac are also wine traders, with an exclusive range that encompasses over 3,000 wines and spirits.

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  • City Hotel
  • Food & Wine
  • Luxury Hotel
  • Service & Hospitality

Hotel Overview


A few minutes’ away from the Bahnhofstrasse, the city’s famous shopping street.

Rooms at Baur au Lac

Baur au Lac’s elegant rooms reach up to 100 sqm in size and have been designed with Art Deco, English Regency and French Louis XVI styles in mind, and all furnishings have been custom-made in France, Belgium, England and Germany. Ensuite bathrooms are clad in marble and feature under-floor heating.

Food and facilities

Savour the fine dining scene at Michelin-starred Pavillon, headed up by chef Laurent Eperon who whips up fresh, dynamic and contemporary fare, interpreting classic haute cuisine with a 21st century flair. Other dining options included the newly refurbished Le Hall, a must for afternoon tea, and Rive Gauche where you can mingle with the locals and sip refreshing cocktails on the open terrace in the summer. The hotel also features a fitness suite with lake views and 24-hour concierge and room services.

Activities at Baur au Lac

Shop till you drop on Bahnhofstrasse, the shopping mecca of old town with 2,000 years of history, ponder the beautiful architecture and stop at one of the innumerable cafes for a spot of people watching.

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