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Your home in Zurich since 1844 Discover the world of Baur au Lac

The name stands for tradition through innovation for over 175 years.

Located in the heart of Zurich in the middle of its own park, the historic 5-star hotel welcomes you with a magnificent view of Lake Zurich and the Alps. Its unique, privileged location, stylish rooms & suites, award-winning gastronomy and incomparable Baur au Lac service delight guests from all over the world. The Baur au Lac has set the standard in the Swiss luxury hotel industry from the very beginning and still enjoys the reputation as one of the best hotels in the world.

Rooms & Suites

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    18 luxurious suites present themselves in a brilliant design. Depending on the location, you can enjoy dreamlike views of the dazzling Lake Zurich or the picturesque Schanzengraben from our suites.

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    Junior Suites

    Our 27 Junior Suites are as multifaceted as the Baur au Lac itself. Great value was placed on spaciousness, the highest quality craftsmanship and the use of noble materials.

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    Double & Single Rooms

    Whether single or double, our hotel rooms offer travellers a stylish home away from home in Zurich. Timelessly elegant design and customised furniture, all the way to the individual reading lamps, create the ideal space to work or relax.

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    Afternoon Tea

    Enjoy one of the best and most traditional British tea times in Zurich.

    from CHF 76 per person

    Afternoon Tea

    Enjoy one of the best and most traditional British tea times in Zurich.

    Daily from 1.30pm to 5.30pm

    On the Advent weekends, harpists from the College of Arts will provide musical accompaniment between 2.00 and 6.00 pm. 

    from CHF 76 per person
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  • Baur au Lac Chalet

    Chalet au Lac

    Enjoy typical Swiss specialities with friends and family from December 1 to 31.

    from CHF 145 per person

    Chalet au Lac

    Enjoy typical Swiss specialities with friends and family from December 1 to 31.

    Turn your back on the hustle and bustle of the pre-Christmas season for a few hours and look forward to moments of pleasure in our rustic chalet in the Baur au Lac Park.

    Tuesday to Saturday from 6.00pm

    from CHF 145 per person
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    Christmas at the Pavillon & Baur's 24-26.12.2022

    A culinary highlight for Christmas? Celebrate with us - we look forward to seeing you!

    Christmas at the Pavillon & Baur's 24-26.12.2022

    A culinary highlight for Christmas? Celebrate with us - we look forward to seeing you!

    Christmas at the Pavillon

    Lunch: 5-course menu incl. coffee & water including the recommended wines: CHF 380 p.p. | without the recommended wines: CHF 280 p.p.
    9-course menu incl. coffee & water including the recommended wines: CHF 560 p.p. | without the recommended wines: CHF 420 p.p.

    Christmas at Baur's 

    À la carte menu

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    New Year's Eve

    «The Place to be» on the night of nights.

    New Year's Eve

    «The Place to be» on the night of nights.

    Spend New Year's Eve and the last hours of the year in an exclusive atmosphere.

    Pavillon: 9-course menu including recommended wines, water & coffee CHF 920 p.p.

    Baur's: 5-course New Year's Eve dinner including the recommended wines, coffee & water CHF 445 p.p. | without the recommended wines CHF 355 p.p.

    Le Hall & Salon Français: New Year's Eve aperitif at the table for 2 persons CHF 345

    Chalet au Lac: 5-course New Year's Eve menu CHF 285 p.P. (excl. beverages)

    Our salons can only be booked for individual private events.

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Culinary Delights

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Baur's Brunch


Welcome to Pavillon, our gourmet restaurant in the heart of Zurich. Awarded two Michelin stars and 18 GaultMillau points, the kitchen delights guests with seasonal and modern interpretations of classic haute cuisine.


Our Baur's embodies the refined reinterpretation of the classic brasserie. Here, contemporary chic meets international guests in an elegant but warm ambience.

Le Hall

Our historic "Le Hall" is the heart of the Baur au Lac and also the "living room of Zurich". Since its opening in 1844, it has experienced a lot, seen even more and perhaps also overheard.

Baur au Lac Terrace

The Baur au Lac terrace is Zurich's most exclusive place to spend hot summer days and cosy evenings with a refreshing cocktail or ice-cold champagne.

Baur au Lac Vins & Chef Sommelier Marc Almert

True values since 1844 We have been cultivating wine culture with the greatest passion for 175 years. As a premium wine retailer, we offer our customers exclusive wine experiences of the highest quality. For the guests of the Baur au Lac, head sommelier and reigning sommelier world champion Marc Almert selects the best wines from over 300 wine producers from 14 countries.


Travel F1T

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In collaboration with respected Formula 1 fitness trainer Mark Arnall, the Baur au Lac now lays on an exclusive Travel F1T program for guests who are frequently on the move.

Currently under contract with Sebastian Vettel, the high-profile fitness and health professional focuses on finding the sweet spot between travel, training and health. And who better to benefit from this top-flight service than the busy travellers who stay at the Baur au Lac?

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    Beautiful hotel

    Very nice hotel with a great ambiance and amazing staff. Coming back here time to time is a bless! The service is perfection and they accommodate every request... (ghccomments - Tripadvisor)

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    Comfort and elegance

    It happens from time to time that You realize that real comfort and elegance has an appereance of quiet perfection when the truth is that it is based on the frenetic aim for excellence. (Inot Irregna  - Google) 

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    Amazing place

    We stopped over for a short stay and we’re just amazed by the quality of services and the generous rooms. Also a stop at the Baurs restaurant did not disappoint. Recommend to everyone even on a short weekend stay - real relief and beautiful environment during these challenging times. (hotelier033  Tripadvisor)

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    Magical stay

    I have visited the Baur au Lac many times, mostly for drinks or lunch, but this time, I stayed for a night and I have to say: even more marvelous. The staff is super friendly, they try to have your wishes ready before you even know you'd like to wish for it... (maxwellart  - Tripadvisor)

Shop & Vouchers

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    Whether as a gift for a loved one or to bring a piece of Baur au Lac into your own home, discover our iconic gift ideas ...

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    Gift vouchers

    For the sheer joy of giving. A voucher from the Baur au Lac is an expression of your personal, unerring style – and of just how much you appreciate the recipient. Gift a truly relaxing stay, a culinary experience or a ticket to one of our sought-after events. Welcome to the Baur au Lac.


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Great Place to Work

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We are delighted to have been certified as "Great Place to Work".

This is the first time that the Baur au Lac has received this award, and we are very proud to be considered one of the best employers in Switzerland and in our industry. We are convinced that a healthy workplace culture unleashes the full potential of our employees, increases innovative energy, and is ultimately crucial to our success. Receiving this certification shows that we are indeed on the right path.

Do you want to follow this path with us, or know someone who would like to become part of the Baur au Lac family?
Then take a look at our open positions and get in touch with us. We look forward to getting to know you!


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