Alpine lakes, deluxe chocolatiers and baroque boulevards together conjure up fascinating vistas of the elegant and bewitching city of Zurich in Switzerland. It’s a must visit destination for all those planning to spend their vacations in Europe. The city is visited both by the business as well as leisure travelers.
If the idea of an awesome vacation in Zurich is hovering on your mind, you must consider visiting this premier Swiss city at the earliest. You will find no dearth of accommodations here when you arrive in Zurich. If you are ready to splurge and enjoy your stay thoroughly, here are some of the best luxury hotels you can consider staying at. These include Widder Hotel, Park Hyatt Zurich, Alden Hotel, Grand Hotel Quellenhof, Baur au Lac and The Dolder Grand. Let us take a virtual tour of some of these hotels and see what all they have to offer to the visitors.
The Widder Hotel is situated in the heart of Zurich city. It is only 50 meters away from the famous Bahnhofstrasse. The hotel is quite accessible from the Zurich Kloten Airport and can be reached in only 20 minutes. The hotel is strategically located in the midst of shopping and business districts. The Widder Hotel comprises of 7 suites and 42 rooms. Each of the room has been exquisitely designed with beautiful interiors in quite contrast to each other. You need to visit the 10 Old Town Houses from the 12th to 17th century to discover the Widder Hotel from their midst. The hotel gives a perfect glimpse of the blend of old architecture combining with elegant, modern design. This one of its kind hotel with its stunning architecture resembles a private house.
Park Hyatt Zurich
The five-star contemporary Park Hyatt Zurich hotel is situated in the heart of Zurich city, in the prestigious commercial and financial district. The hotel is strategically located and can be easily accessed from Zurich’s Old Town, the Zurich Kongresshaus, the Zurich Lake, and the fashionable Bahnhofstrasse shopping street. This newly-constructed, stylish and modern hotel comprises of 142 rooms, including 12 suites. All the rooms are equipped with various amenities and cutting-edge communications facilities. Among the facilities offered at Park Hyatt Zurich include saunas and steam rooms with separate facilities for men and women, two treatment rooms, a gym and a health club. The Park Hyatt Zurich is the best place to hold private dining events, banquets and seminars with over 1,000-square-meters of meeting space being offered. You can also look forward to a sumptuous lunch and dinner at the hotel’s main restaurant Parkhuus.
The Alden Hotel is situated at Splugenschloss in Zurich. The building of the hotel is historic dating back to 1895 and falls under heritage protection. The hotel was refurbished and its original splendor restored in 2004. The hotel with its old architecture offers modern facilities to its visitors. The Alden Hotel consists of 22 luxurious rooms, including suites, junior suites and deluxe rooms. You can look forward to the latest in comfort in the suites decked up with luxurious interiors retaining the original parquet floors and stucco work. Each suite consists of a big sized bedroom, a drawing room and a spacious bathroom. You can invite your business clients for meetings or host intimate dinners and luncheons in complete privacy in the drawing room. While staying at the hotel, you can enjoy delectable traditional and innovative cuisines based mainly on seasonal specialties and locally produced ingredients.
Grand Hotel Quellenhof
The Grand Hotel Quellenhof and Spa Suites is part of luxury hotels chain Grand Resort Bag Ragaz. The other luxury hotel being operated by it is the Grand Hotel Hof Ragaz. Both the luxury hotels in Zurich offer gourmet gastronomy in their eight restaurants, including one Michelin star restaurant and 58 Gault Millau points. The Grand Hotel Quellenhof offers its visitors opportunity to have a luxurious stay at its 200-square-meter Royal Suite, 8 Suites and 97 Junior Suites. The Grand Hotel Hof Ragaz has witnessed a glorious era and was restored in 2009. The lounge bar and spacious lobby at the hotel is a perfect place to enjoy while staying at the hotel. Among various facilities offered at the hotel includes a casino, a public thermal bath, business facilities, a golf course and the 36.5° Wellbeing & Thermal Spa. The globally acclaimed Medical Health Centre at the hotel offers a host of services such as preventive medicine, beauty treatments, check-ups and weight loss.
Baur au Lac
The Baur au Lac hotel is a prestigious landmark of Zurich. It is renowned for its elegance, unparalleled hospitality and impeccable service. The hotel has undergone extensive renovation recently and is being owned for the past 160 years by the same family. The tastefully decorated rooms with all the modern amenities offer pleasing moments to the visitors during their stay here. The fascinating blend of mirrors and marble combined with luxury at the unusually light and large bathrooms will make you happy. The Baur au Lac hotel is great to visit during the summer and winter. You can look forward to delicious cuisines at the hotel’s winter restaurant “Francais” and summer restaurant “Le Pavillon”. A wide selection of excellent haute cuisine awaits you at the winter restaurant, while the enchanting summer restaurant is one of the best places in Zurich to dine in a unique atmosphere with its innovative menu enhancing Mediterranean ambience.
The Rive Gauche, an amazing blend of a bar and chic restaurant, at the Baur au Lac offers the visitors fine casual dining with its Mediterranean grill room specialties. Apart from its unique restaurants, an exclusive fitness center is prominently featured at the Baur au Lac. The fitness centre is located at the top of the hotel from where you will get fascinating views of the Alps and Lake Zurich. If you are looking for a physiotherapy session or a personal trainer, all these can be arranged here. A wide range of luxury cosmetic treatments are also offered by the hair-dresser Vanity and beauty salon.