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

Guest reviews

4.7/5 Exceptional
92 reviews
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
24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
Hand sanitizer provided

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationParadeplatz3 min walk
Popular LocationBahnhofstrasse3 min walk
Popular LocationFraumuenster5 min walk
AirportZurich (ZRH)24 min drive

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  • Room, 1 Queen Bed

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 269 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 Queen Bed
  • Deluxe Double Room

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 377 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Twin Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Double Room
  • Junior Suite

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 538 sq ft
    • Canal view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Twin Bed
    More detailsJunior Suite
  • Junior Suite, Lakeside (Deluxe)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 646 sq ft
    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Twin Bed and 1 King Bed
    More detailsJunior Suite, Lakeside (Deluxe)
  • Suite (City)

    Room amenities

    • 646 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Twin Bed
    More detailsSuite (City)
  • Suite (River)

    Room amenities

    • 700 sq ft
    • Canal view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Twin Bed
    More detailsSuite (River)
  • Deluxe Suite, Lakeside

    Room amenities

    • 753 sq ft
    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Twin Bed and 1 King Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Suite, Lakeside
  • Deluxe Suite (River)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 1184 sq ft
    • River view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Twin Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Suite (River)
  • Deluxe Suite, Lakeside (Corner)

    Room amenities

    • 969 sq ft
    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Twin Bed and 1 King Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Suite, Lakeside (Corner)

The price per-night is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices exclude taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

About this area

Zürich

Located in Zürich's Old Town neighborhood, Baur au Lac is in the city center and on a river. ETH Zurich and Zürich Opera House are cultural highlights, and travelers looking to shop may want to visit Bahnhofstrasse. Check out an event or a game at Letzigrund Stadium, and consider making time for Zoo Zurich, a top attraction not to be missed.

Visit our Zürich travel guide
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Paradeplatz - 3 min walk
  • Bahnhofstrasse - 3 min walk
  • Fraumuenster - 5 min walk
  • Zurich Town Hall - 9 min walk
  • Zürich Opera House - 9 min walk

Getting around

  • Borsenstrasse Tram Stop - 2 min walk
  • Zurich (ZLP-Zurich HB Rail Station) - 15 min walk
  • Zurich Airport (ZRH) - 24 min drive

Restaurants

  • Pavillon — 1 min walk
  • Rive Gauche — 1 min walk

About this property

Baur au Lac

Luxury Zürich hotel in Old Town, walk to Bahnhofstrasse
2 restaurants, a fitness center, and a bar/lounge are available at this hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a 24-hour business center, valet parking, and spa services. All 119 rooms feature thoughtful touches like free minibar items and bathrobes, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Guests will also find 24-hour room service, DVD players, and separate bathtubs and showers.
Baur au Lac offers 119 air-conditioned accommodations with DVD players and free minibar items. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include safes and complimentary bottled water. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness center.

Awards and affiliations

  • Baur au Lac is listed in the 2015 Condé Nast Traveler Top 100 List.
  • 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

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
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

  • Valet parking: CHF 45.00 per day

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
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • Fitness center
  • Spa services

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning service
  • DVD player
  • Laundry facilities
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • 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

Languages spoken

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

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Terrace

Spa

  • Massage - sports
  • Massage - Swedish

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

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  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

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

Entertainment

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

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water
  • Free minibar

More

  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers

Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
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.

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
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. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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)
  • Valet parking fee: CHF 45.00 per day
  • Pet fee: CHF 45.00 per pet, per night
  • 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
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a security system
This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place
Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests
Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitizer
Contactless check-out is available
Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service
Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings
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 stars and is displayed on this page as 5.0 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

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Baur au Lac and receive a full refund?
Yes, Baur au Lac offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Baur au Lac cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is this property pet-friendly?
Yes, pets are allowed at this property. There's a fee of CHF 45.00 per pet, per night.
How much is parking at this hotel?
Valet parking is available for CHF 45.00 per day.
What time is check-in at this hotel?
Check-in begins at 3:00 PM.
What time is check-out at Baur au Lac?
Check-out is at noon.
Where is this property located?
Located in Old Town, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Buerkliplatz and Bahnhofstrasse. Zürich Opera House and Kunsthaus Zurich are also within 15 minutes. Borsenstrasse Tram Stop is only a 2-minute walk and Burkliplatz Tram Stop is 2 minutes.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Baur au Lac

4.7
Exceptional
5 - Excellent
74
4 - Good
11
3 - Okay
6
2 - Mediocre
0
1 - Poor
1
4.8
Cleanliness
4.8
Service and Staff
4.3
Amenities
4.8
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

this is a classic property. The service and the rooms are impeccable.

Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

3/5

  • Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
  • Disliked: Staff & service, amenities

The room had no coffee or tea facilities and the hotel didn’t recognise our membership with the leading hotel group. Overall they made it a disappointing experience.

Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
perfect choice for Zurich

Everything you wish for: great location, services is amazing, excellent restaurant, convenient to everything in the city/.

Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

    This traveler didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Very comfortable. Attentive staff. Great location.

    Stayed 5 nights in Sep 2019