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Baur au Lac Pioneering hotel owner Johannes Baur wrote the first chapter of a one-of-a-kind success story when he opened his hotel on the banks of Lake Zurich in 1844.
Talstrasse 1 8001 Zurich Zurich, CH
Phone: +41 44 220 50 20,
E-Mail: info@bauraulac.ch Room Rates: €€€
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175 years Baur au Lac

A story worthy of a cinematic experience

Pioneering hotel owner Johannes Baur wrote the first chapter of a one-of-a-kind success story when he opened his hotel on the banks of Lake Zurich in 1844.

In our new film about the hotel, you’ll be taken on a journey through time and listen to a host of colorful characters tell the uniquely gripping story of Baur au Lac. Hotel employees reveal personal experiences, regular guests share a few fond memories, and the Kracht family – the owners of the hotel – offer an exclusive look at their private family album.

Tradition, emotion and innovation: three traits that embody the spirit of the hotel’s founder, allowing him to live on at the Baur au Lac 175 years and seven generations later.