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Baur au Lac

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hard to beat the renowed elegance at this hotel. The service and food leaves nothing to be desired. The lobby had been redesigned and upgraded, a neccessary step to keep up with time maybe, but the old lobby was even more elegant in my opinion.

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

I went here with my girlfriend for a brunch. The food was OK for a brunch, I would say even good quality for money with a lot of starters oysters, etc for 80CHF However the service was incredible bad. When we arrived first we were not greeted by anyone (in a 5-star hotel) for about 5 minutes. The waiters at...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great location. You can walk anywhere. The service is excellent especially the concierge who can help you arrange anything you need. Breakfast is excellent-fresh croissants and delicious eggs. I won't stay anywhere else.

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Hamilton, Bermuda
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Having stayed at the Baur au Lac at least 30 times in the past 30 years, the latest being January 2017, I can safely say that the Baur au Lac runs with the effortless perfection of a fine Swiss watch. Everything, but everything, always works beautifully. The staff can't do enough. The food in its Rive Gauche Restaurant is outstanding,...

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Excellent and traditional hotel in Zurich. I have comingo to this hotel since many years and is always excellent. The rooms ar very nice, and quiet. The maidas are very well trained. And the Concierges are Super. They are always at your service. And they are they know Zurich very well

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been staying at Baur au Lac regularly for many years. There was never a bad stay. From the happy smile of the doorman to the professional and friendly welcoming by the concierge and the reception staff there is perfection every where. The rooms are comfortable and beautiful. Breakfast is beautifully presented and the only thing missing is the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first time in Zurich and did not know what to expect. I had booked this hotel after reading a number of reviews which said the hotel was excellent. Upon arriving at the hotel I was not disappointed, this has to be hands down one of the best hotels I have stayed in anywhere. From the moment we...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Baur au Lac has an excellent location, beautiful rooms, and delicious food, but the service is what makes the experience so memorable. The staff really cares about making your stay special, and everyone we encountered was kind, helpful, and friendly. Try to book a room on the river - it is much quieter than the street side of the hotel,...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved this hotel the minute i stepped into the lobby. The staff are very professional and helpful. The location was perfect, shopping at your doorstep, and the lake was opposite the hotel, which was beautiful. The room, was luxurious and very comfortable. Even room service was very good. Interestingly, they had a 2 page " pillow menu" which i...

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Hotel_at_Lake, Manager at Baur au Lac, responded to this review

Dear renee2014, First and foremost we would like to thank you very much for having chosen the Baur au Lac for your stay in Zurich. We always feel very flattered whenever we get feedback like yours and we are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. It is our duty and pleasure to offer such service and...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have for the first time tried the afternoon tea at le Hall in the Baur au Lac Hotel Lobby and it was very delicious The food itself is very good as well as the teas offered. The price for the afternoon-tea is not cheap but normal for a five star hotel and the quality of the food is really...

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Dear Henry S, Thank you very much for your recent visit to the Baur au Lac and for sharing your lovely comment with us. We are very touched by the kind words you find about our afternoon tea and it makes us very happy to hear that you fully enjoyed your tea time with us. Rest assured that we will...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Baur au Lac has the discerning tastes of its guests to thank for the leading position it has maintained for more than 170 years in the international luxury hotel industry. Set in its own park, the hotel enjoys a unique location overlooking the lake and the Alps - and yet is still but a few minutes' walk from the Paradeplatz financial district and the Bahnhofstrasse, Zurich's celebrated shopping high street. While offering the ultimate in comfort and privacy, the rooms and suites have been equipped with every, yet hardly noticeable technical refinement. The large marble bathrooms with heated floor and daylight match up to the highest demands of comfort, design and equipment. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Baur au Lac

Address: Talstrasse 1 | 8001 Zürich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Zurich > Zurich
Price Range: ₹ 37,241 - ₹ 59,436 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Baur au Lac 5*
Number of rooms: 120
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Also Known As:
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#2 Business Hotel in Zurich
#4 Romantic Hotel in Zurich
#4 Luxury Hotel in Zurich
#5 Family Hotel in Zurich
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“Canal-view rooms along the river are quiet and offer balconies”
  • view from our room's balcony looking over the river/canal toward the lake
 of 5 bubbles Mark1515, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“if you can get a room with a view of the lake that would be special”
 of 5 bubbles renee2014, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you are a Leaders Club member you may or may not get your benefits”
 of 5 bubbles SBF2, 15 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you want to pay more, get one of the few rooms with lake/harbor view”
 of 5 bubbles Riosupermom, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
“lake view rooms are suite. if u are not staying in a suite room, 4th floor city view is OK.”
 of 5 bubbles mkaraman2016, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
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