Baur au Lac

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Free minibar, in-room safe, desk, laptop workspace
Free minibar, in-room safe, desk, laptop workspace

Overview of Baur au Lac

Baur au Lac

5 out of 5

4.7/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided
Talstrasse 1, Zürich, 8001

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationBahnhofstrasse1 min walk
  • Popular LocationSwiss National Museum18 min walk
  • Popular LocationETH Zurich20 min walk
  • AirportZurich (ZRH)12 min drive

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About this area

Zürich

Baur au Lac is located in Old Town Zürich, a neighborhood in Zürich, and is in the city center and on a river. Charles Tower and Augustinerkirche are local landmarks, and travelers looking to shop may want to visit Bahnhofstrasse and Sihlcity. Check out an event or a game at Hallenstadion, and consider making time for Zoo Zurich, a top attraction not to be missed.

What's nearby

  • Bahnhofstrasse - 1 min walk
  • Paradeplatz - 3 min walk
  • Fraumuenster - 5 min walk
  • Swiss National Museum - 18 min walk
  • ETH Zurich - 20 min walk

Restaurants

  • Pavillon — 1 min walk
  • Rive Gauche — 1 min walk
  • Coco Grill & Bar — 2 min walk
  • Milchbar — 3 min walk
  • Confiserie Sprüngli — 3 min walk

Getting around

  • Borsenstrasse Tram Stop - 2 min walk
  • Zürich Limmatquai Station - 10 min walk
  • Zurich Airport (ZRH) - 12 min drive

About this property

Baur au Lac

5-star luxury hotel near Confiserie Sprüngli
Close to Zeughauskeller and Bahnhofstrasse, Baur au Lac provides free WiFi, a bar, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Treat yourself to spa services, such as a facial, a manicure/pedicure, or a body wrap. Enjoy international cuisine and more at the two onsite restaurants.
Additional perks include:
  • Breakfast (surcharge), valet parking (surcharge), and a 24-hour front desk
  • A garden, tour/ticket assistance, and a terrace
  • Guest reviews speak highly of the helpful staff and location
Room features
All 119 rooms include comforts such as 24-hour room service and laptop-friendly workspaces, in addition to thoughtful touches like air conditioning and free stocked minibars.
More amenities include:
  • Bathrooms with designer toiletries and separate tubs/showers
  • Flat-screen TVs with premium channels and DVD players
  • Children's slippers, daily housekeeping, and electrical adapters/chargers

Awards and affiliations

Baur au Lac is listed in the 2021 Travel + Leisure 500.
The property is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean & Safe (Switzerland)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Secured covered valet parking on site (CHF 45.00 per day; includes in/out privileges)
  • Onsite parking options include a garage

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–10:30 AM: CHF 52 for adults and CHF 23 for children
  • 2 restaurants
  • 1 bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • Fitness center
  • Spa services

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • DVD player
  • Laundry facilities
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service

Languages spoken

  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Terrace

Spa

  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - sports
  • Massage - Swedish

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Hospital bed available
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchairs available on site

More

  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Cable channels
  • DVD player
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Pay movies
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water
  • Free minibar

More

  • Children's slippers
  • Desk
  • Electrical adapters/chargers
  • Free newspapers
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Soundproofing
  • Turndown service

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
The credit card used to book the reservation must be presented by the cardholder at check-in along with matching photo identification.

Renovations and closures

The property will be renovating from January 3 2022 to June 14 2022 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Exterior
  • Front desk
  • Lobby
  • Parking area

Alternate facilities will be available offsite during the renovation.

Renovation work will only be conducted on weekdays. Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of CHF 45.00 per pet, per night
Food and water bowls are available
Service animals are exempt from fees
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for CHF 120.0 per day

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: CHF 2.5 per person, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: CHF 52 for adults and CHF 23 for children (approximately)
  • Covered valet parking fee: CHF 45.00 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: CHF 45.00 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Rollaway bed fee: CHF 120.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards and cash
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a security system
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section)

National rating

Hotelstars Union assigns an official star rating for properties in Switzerland. This property is rated 5 star Superior and is displayed on this page as 5 stars.

Property is also known as

Baur au Lac Hotel Zurich
Baur au Lac Hotel
Baur au Lac Zurich
Baur Au Lac zürich
Baur au Lac Hotel Zürich
Baur au Lac Hotel
Baur au Lac Zürich
Baur au Lac Hotel Zürich

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Overall score and ratings

4.7

Exceptional

Rating 5 - Excellent. 95 out of 117 reviews
5 - Excellent 81%
Rating 4 - Good. 15 out of 117 reviews
4 - Good 13%
Rating 3 - Okay. 6 out of 117 reviews
3 - Okay 5%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 117 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 117 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.8/5

Cleanliness

4.8/5

Staff & service

4.4/5

Amenities

4.8/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Excellent hotel location Helpful staff
Stayed 4 nights in Sep 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Once you are among the best, if not the best hotel, in Zurich, you've reached the pinnacle in this industry. Stunning place, perfect location and talented staff. I can't say enough about this hotel.
Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Wonderful stay
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2021

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2021