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YOUR SAFETY IS OUR PRIORITY

Updated: April 16th, 2021 at 10.00 am

We care for your safety

Please note that travellers from countries that have been classified as risk areas by the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health (see current list here) must go into quarantine for a period of 10 days.
For the common protection of our guests and staff, we additionally ask travellers affected by this measure to present a negative PCR test at check-in (not older than 48 hours).
If you cannot present a certified test result, we will arrange for you to take a rapid test at the Baur au Lac.

The Swiss Federal Council has decided on further measures to reduce the number of Covid-19 infections, resulting in our restaurants being available to hotel guests only until further notice. Our lobby bar Le Hall is open daily for hotel residents from 09.00 am to 11.00 pm. Our Baur's Brasserie & Bar is available Thursday through Saturday evenings. Our restaurant Pavillon is open Friday and Saturday evenings. The Baur au Lac Terrace welcomes hotel guests and external guests again from 19.04.2021. Our Baur's @Home takeaway and delivery offer is still available to external guests on a daily basis.

For more information, please visit the restaurant websites. 


Our internal hygiene concept has been based on the guidelines given by the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health (BAG) and in close cooperation with an experienced epidemiologist.  This concept has been communicated to all our employees and respective training sessions have been conducted.

We provide protective masks and on request for our guests. Disinfectant dispensers are available in our public areas.

To ensure your well-being, we have also set up and implemented the following guidelines: 

Restaurants

 We kindly ask all visitors of our restaurants to take note that...

  • ... our lobby bar Le Hall is open daily for hotel residents from 09.00 am to 11.00 pm. Our Baur's brasserie & bar is available from Thursday to Saturday for hotel guests only. For more information, please visit the Baur's website. Our Pavillon restaurant is welcoming hotel residents on Friday and Saturday night. The Baur au Lac Terrace welcomes hotel guests and external guests again from 19.04.2021.

  • ... you are requested to wear a face mask upon entering and until you are seated at your table.

  • ... based on the new declaration of the Zurich Government Council to contain the coronavirus, valid as of December 10, 2020, we are obliged to register all our guests’ details for contact tracing purposes

  • ... you are asked to wait at the respective floor markings in front of the hostess tables until you can be seated. 

  • ... all tables are arranged at 1.50 m distances from the surrounding tables.

  • ... card payment is the preferred payment method.

  • ... only seated guests are allowed to be served including guests seated at bar counters.

  • ... we must ask you to refrain from your visit in case of acute symptoms indicating respiratory disease.


Hotel

We kindly ask our hotel guests to take note that...

  • ... travellers from countries that have been classified as risk areas by the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health must go into quarantine for a period of 10 days and present a negative PCR test result at check-in. If you cannot present a certified test result, we will arrange for you to take a rapid test at the Baur au Lac.

  • ... it is compulsory to wear a face mask in all our public areas. 

  • ... upon arrival, you must state whether you have had any symptoms of illness within the last 48 hours.

  • ... at check-in, a barrier has been installed at the front office/concierge desk ensuring that you and our staff are not facing each other directly.

  • ... when arriving or departing with your private car, the car keys will be accepted or returned on a silver tray and the key will be disinfected in both cases. 

  • ... during the transfer of the car or the luggage delivery /pick-up service our employees are required to wear plastic gloves. 

  • ... should you be present in the room when your luggage is being delivered/picked-up, our employees are obliged to wear a protective mask and to maintain a distance of 1.50 m between you and themselves.

  • ... we will try having your room cleaned in your absence; however, should you wish to be present during the housekeeping service, our staff is obliged to wear a protective mask and to maintain a distance of 1.50 m between you and themselves.

  • ... card payment at check-out is the preferred payment method.

  • ... we must ask you to refrain from your stay in case of acute symptoms indicating respiratory disease.


Banquet Facilities

We hereby would like to inform potential event organisers and attendees that...

... small seminars and events up to a maximum of 15 people indoors are possible again.

... the catering must take place in an outdoor space (for example, the Baur au Lac Terrace).

... events with audience are possible again. A maximum number of 50 persons or 1/3 of the capacity applies indoors, and a maximum number of 100 persons or 1/3 of the capacity applies outdoors.

... it is mandatory to wear a mask inside and outside.

... we have drafted new layouts for all our event venues, taking into consideration the requested safety distances of 1.5 meters, and reduced the respective maximum capacities accordingly.

... all event participants must register with their name and contact details. 


Fitness Club 

We kindly ask our hotel guests to take note that...

  • ... you are requested to wear a face mask in all areas and during your workout.

  • … you must register at reception before using the fitness area.

  • ... you must constantly keep a safe distance of 1.50 m between you and the other fitness club users.

  • ... you are required to disinfect the training equipment after each exercise.

  • ... you must follow the general hygiene guidelines of the Baur au Lac Fitness Club.

We thank you for your support and cooperation!

 


Updated: March 31, 2020 at 11 a.m.

NEW CANCELLATION CONDITIONS

All bookings made directly with the hotel (online and via phone) with the stay dates between April 1, and June 30, 2020 can be cancelled free of charge until 24 hours prior arrival.


Updated: March 18th, 2020 at 2 p.m.

PERSONAL MESSAGE TO OUR GUESTS

Dear guests,

In the 176 years since it was founded, the Baur au Lac has experienced many wonderful periods and unique historical events. It has also dealt with the challenges that have arisen during that time.

The events happening at present are new for all of us, and that means we must all do what we can to act sensibly and responsibly. The coronavirus (COVID-19) is changing society in ways we have never seen before. As a result, the Pavillon restaurant, Le Hall and Baur's Brasserie & Bar at Baur au Lac will remain closed until further notice. We are doing everything we can to provide our guests with our undivided attention, so they may continue to enjoy a pleasant stay even in this difficult period.

We are confident that the measures taken by the Swiss authorities will adequately contain the spread of the coronavirus, with the result that we can all return to our normal daily lives in due course.

We have high hopes for the future and look forward to the time when the Baur au Lac is once again operating as usual. We will keep you abreast of all developments via regular updates on this website. You can also continue to reach us by email and phone at +41442205020.

The Kracht family, the management team and our employees wish you all the best during this time.

Take good care and stay healthy.