I visited the hotel in the 80's when my company funded my attendance at a conference and I wanted to re-visit it with my partner to test my memories.
It's a short tram ride from the city centre - take the 3, 8 or 15 to Romerhof and you''l find the entrance to the Dolderbahn just next door to the UBS office. At the end of the 10 minute journey up, about a 100 yards just down the hill from the station at the top is an entrance that takes you eventually into the hotel proper. There we were greeted by a beautifully decorated Christmas tree - absolutely stunning!
It's a prestigous hotel, very much in what I would call the Swiss style - hugely understated elegance and superlative service. The location gives you a stunning view of the lake and the city - although it was too cold to linger outside.
We intended just to stay for coffee but as the morning wore on we decided to have a light lunch as well. The menu is pleasantly varied and our requested shared Caesar salad was well presented in individual bowls accompanied by a good selection of bread.
It's a Swiss five star hotel where the room rates are £500+ so be prepared!More
- Free Wifi
- Breakfast included