Best luxury hotels in Zurich 2021

It may be known primarily for its business, banking, and finance, but the Swiss city of Zurich is a great place to visit as a tourist, especially if you prefer to explore on foot. The compact city center has a charming old town made up of both medieval and Renaissance architecture. A river running through the center and a lake provide scenic focal points and alternative transport options for sightseeing. But Zurich is also ideal to accompany a stay in the countryside. Visit in winter on the way to a ski vacation, or in summer before a trip to the Black Forest.

Baur au Lac

With a heritage of 175 years, Baur au Lac Son Restaurant Pavillon has two Michelin stars and Chef Sommelier Marc Almert has been named Best Sommelier of the World. The Brasserie and Baur Bar have a chic, vintage feel, while The Hall Lobby Bar has a huge, glittering chandelier beneath its domed glass ceiling, as well as an open fireplace and oil paintings. oil. In summer you can dine next to the manicured lawn with views of the Alps at Baur au Lac Terrace. Decor here takes on an Art Deco and Louis XVI style, with contemporary touches in its 119 colorful rooms.

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The Eden Reserve at Lake Zurich

The interiors of this Swiss property in La Réserve were designed by Philippe Starck, inspired by its lakeside setting and forming a yachting theme. Its gastronomy takes an eclectic approach, combining Peruvian and Japanese cuisine at the La Muña restaurant, where wooden canoes hang from the ceiling, following the mood on the water. The Eden Kitchen is located on the ground floor and also has an Asian influence, alongside Mediterranean dishes. The rooms at Eden au Lac have huge bathrooms, with the brand’s own bath products and a maxi bar, stocked with an unusual range of drinks.

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Savoie Baur en Ville

Embodying the spirit of Savoy, this 19th century room was the city’s first Grande Dame. A smart bellhop greets visitors at the door, escorting them to rooms designed with a five-star European touch. The materials used in the decor have been handpicked from all over the world, creating an international and sophisticated atmosphere. Located in the city’s shopping district, it’s in a lively area, but with soundproof windows, you’d never know you’re staying in such a central location. 104 rooms (some with balconies) are spread over five floors, with two restaurants – French and Italian, a bar, and a delicatessen.

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Ruby Mimi Hotel Zurich

Housed in what was once one of Zurich’s first cinemas, Ruby Mimi is a celebration of Hollywood’s early days and such glamor and style circulates throughout the hotel. Located close to the Limmat River, Zurich’s Old Town and the city’s main shopping streets, this luxury hotel is the perfect place to feel at home while visiting Switzerland’s largest city. Adopting a philosophy of “luxury lean,” guests can enjoy relaxed comfort in a boutique setting, right in the heart of the city – without the expensive extras – and can choose from four different styled room options. The hotel has a 24-hour bar where coffee and cocktails are served in equal measure and the richly hued fabrics and high-gloss tiles add an extra touch of glamor. This hotel is simple, elegant and fun.

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Larger hotel

Several townhouses dating from the 1400s have been renovated to house the 49 rooms of this old town hotel, whose name means ‘ram’. It’s a unique blend – the original medieval features, heavy beams and woodwork blend perfectly with the glitzy modern furnishings. Book lovers will enjoy spending an hour or two browsing the library’s hardback books in an easy chair, and those with carnivorous tendencies will love the two restaurants: Widder and AuGust. After a satisfying dinner, you can relax with one of the 1000 spirits on offer at the bar, accompanied by the sounds of live music in the evenings.

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Storchen Zurich

Located in the heart of the old town, this lifestyle boutique hotel has 64 designer rooms. Modern and comfortable, each has crisp white bedding, soothing artwork above the bed, soft color accents, light wood wall coverings, a Nespresso machine , fresh fruit (replenished daily) and a 40 inch HD LED flat screen TV with Airplay. The restaurant La Rôtisserie de Storchen recently won a Michelin star under the direction of chef Stefan Jäckel and during the summer months its cuisine is also served on the charming riverside terrace. Guests can continue their riverside experience at Barchetta Bar, or soak up the Cigar Bar or Nest, Storchen’s rooftop establishment.

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