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Hotel Description

5-star luxury hotel near Bahnhofstrasse

Central Zürich getaway

Within a 10-minute walk of this Old Town Zürich hotel, you'll find Bahnhofstrasse and Zürich Opera House. Also, Kunsthaus Zurich is within half a mile (1 km) and ETH Zurich is within 2 miles (3 km).

Multiple dining options

This luxury hotel features 2 restaurants, a bar/lounge, and a fitness center. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center, free WiFi in public areas, and valet parking. A terrace, a garden, and dry cleaning are also on offer.

Free WiFi, flat-screen TVs

The 119 soundproofed guestrooms offer free WiFi and 24-hour room service. Other amenities include free minibar items, DVD players, and flat-screen TVs with cable channels.

Deluxe Double Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$831* Per night/room Jul 2 - Jul 3

Suite (City)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Junior Suite, Lakeside (Deluxe)

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Suite, Lakeside

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Suite (River)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Property Features

There are 2 restaurants on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. You'll find a 24-hour business center on site. Public spaces have free WiFi. A fitness center, spa services, and a terrace are also featured at the luxury Baur au Lac. For a fee, parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 5-star Zürich hotel.

  • 1 building
  • 119 guestrooms or units
  • 5 levels
  • 2 dining venues
  • Built in 1844
  • Bar or lounge
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Zurich Airport (ZRH) (12.3 km / 7.7 mi)
  • Train station: Zürich Hauptbahnhof (1.8 km / 1.1 mi)
  • Metro station: Borsenstrasse Tram Stop (0.2 km / 0.1 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

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. This Zürich hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include safes and complimentary bottled water. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Stocked minibar (free)
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • DVD player
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Children's slippers

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Pavillon - This fine-dining restaurant specializes in international cuisine. 1-star Michelin rating.

Rive Gauche - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness center.

Spa Services

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. Services include sports massages and Swedish massages.

  • Sports massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchairs available on site
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Hospital bed available

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

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.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

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.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: CHF 45.00 per pet, per night
  • Food and water bowls are available
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information, you can reach out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

Policies

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

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards and cash. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a security system in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. 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. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean & Safe (Switzerland).

  • One child stays free
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • UnionPay
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property follows regional sanitization guidelines Clean & Safe (Switzerland)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

Fees

Guests will 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've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the 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

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Baur au Lac Hotel Zurich
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  • Baur Au Lac zürich
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You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • To make arrangements to bring your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation (please see the Fees section for related charges).

Awards & Affiliations

The property is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.

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 5.0 stars.

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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.