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Hotel Baur au Lac

Opened by former Austrian pastry chef turned hotelier Johannes Baur in 1844, the internationally renowned Baur au Lac, has been owned by the same family for six generations. As an institution with an illustrious 174-year history steeped in tradition, the impeccable old-world service and charm exist in abundance. Set in its own landscaped park, the hotel enjoys a unique location overlooking Lake Zurich and the Alps, but still within minutes of the Paradeplatz financial district and the Bahnhofstrasse, Zurich’s celebrated high-end shopping street. Offering the ultimate in comfort and privacy, the 119 rooms and suites at the Baur au Lac have been designed and equipped with discerning luxury travellers in mind. Rooms are decorated in a blend of styles devised by designers Frederic d’Haufayt and Pierre-Yves Rochon. Rooms and suites include contemporary amenities such as an iPad for organising room service, underfloor floor heating and televisions by the bath. The walls are adorned with Miro-Esque artworks and the tabletops feature elegant Chinese vases and other flourishes from the Far East. Whilst the tables in each room, suite, and throughout the hotel are adorned by flowers arranged by Head Florist Loren Fischer. Despite being situated in the heart of the city’s celebrated old town, two of Zurich’s best restaurants are within the walls of the Baur au Lac.  

The Pavillon Restaurant and Head Chef Laurent Eperon have received 1 star by Guide Michelin and 18 Gault&Millau points. This recently refurbished fine dining restaurant features modern cuisine with innovative interpretations of haute cuisine created with traditional techniques. Almost completely enclosed by glass, the rotunda which houses the restaurant, built by star architect Pierre-Yves Rochon also offers fantastic views on the surrounding park and river. Whilst the Baur au Lacs second restaurant, River Gauche is a more relaxed affair with casual fine dining for a chic evening in the city.

  • Readers Choice Award – Conde Nast Traveller, 2017
  • In the heart of Zurich with views over Lake Zurich and the Alps
  • Within minutes of the Paradeplatz financial district and the Bahnhofstrasse
  • World-class hospitality
  • 1-Star Restaurant Pavillon serving creative and innovative interpretations of haute cuisine ​​
  • Excellent Concierge Service
General Information Facilities Perfect For Board Basis Options
Check-in Time: 15:00 Michelin Star Restaurant Couples Breakfast
Check-out Time: 12:00 Range of Luxury Services Groups
Perfect Location Fitness Centre and Spa Families

Contact us today to book your luxury holiday to Baur au Lac. Visit our contact us page to submit an enquiry form, or live chat with our team online.

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