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Get an overview of this hotelLuxury Zurich hotel in Hottingen, near Zoo Zurich


Located in Hottingen, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Kulturama Museum of Mankind and Zoo Zurich. Kunsthaus Zurich and Fraumuenster are also within 2 mi (3 km).

Hotel Features

This hotel features 2 restaurants, a full-service spa, and an indoor pool. Free WiFi in public areas, a free area shuttle, and a free shopping center shuttle are also provided. Additionally, an outdoor pool, a health club, and a fitness center are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 176 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and 24-hour room service. LCD TVs with digital channels and DVD players provide a bit of entertainment, and guests will also appreciate thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers.

Renovations & Closures

The hotel will be renovating from 04 January 2016 to 07 March 2016 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Dining venue
  • One of the dining venues
The hotel will be renovating from 04 April 2016 to 13 April 2016 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Spa
The following facilities are closed seasonally each year. They will be closed from 22 February to 07 March:
  • Dining venue
  • One of the dining venues
During renovations, the hotel will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, The Dolder Grand features an indoor pool and an outdoor pool. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business amenities at this 5-star property consist of a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 3413 square feet (317 square meters) include conference space. This luxury hotel also offers a health club, a fitness center, and a sauna. Guests can use the indoor pool at a partner hotel. An area shuttle within 3 km and a shopping center shuttle are complimentary for guests. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge. The property may provide extended parking privileges to guests after check-out (surcharge).

The Dolder Grand has designated areas for smoking.

  • 24-hour business center 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 3413 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 317 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Garden 
  • Hair salon 
  • Health club 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 15 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3 
  • Number of floors - 6 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 15 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Picnic area 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Sauna 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Free shopping center shuttle 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Steam room 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Total number of rooms - 176 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 1899 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Soundproofed rooms  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge), RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

  • Bathrobes 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Climate control 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Digital TV service 
  • DVD player 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • LCD TV 
  • Minibar 
  • Pay movies 
  • Phone 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Slippers 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Turndown service 

Where to Eat

The Restaurant - This fine-dining restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

The Garden Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An indoor pool and an outdoor pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club, a sauna, a steam room, and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Aerobics on site 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Ice skating on site 
  • Pilates classes on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 

Spa Services

The onsite spa has massage/treatment rooms. Services include sports massages, Thai massages, massages, and facials. The spa is equipped with a steam room.

Guests under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Steam room in spa 
  • Thai massage 
  • Sports massage 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 12 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

The Restaurant will be closed from February 23-March 5, 2016; and July 26-August 13, 2016. The Garden Restaurant will be open daily. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 3 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


Pets allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

No rollaway/extra beds available

Parking height restrictions apply


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Deposit: CHF 970 per night
  • A tax is imposed by the city: CHF 2.50 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.
  • Breakfast fee: CHF 46 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: CHF 35 per night
  • Valet parking fee: CHF 35 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 3 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The Dolder Grand is listed in the 2013 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay.
  • The property is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.
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