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Savoy Baur En Ville
Ranked #94 of 137 Hotels in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 14 March 2013

This is my second review for the savoy. I wanted to review it again since my thoughts have changed in my last stays. Again this a very traditional Swiss hotel. It is located in the heart of Zurich on the paradeplatz. So it can't be more central. This hotel is an example of Swiss perfection. Everything is so clean and almost sterile. The rooms are very nice maybe not very stylish. The service is great but especially the front desk can be very reserved. Especially the lady who is the cashier. So you might be a little intimidated by her. Also there is no real lobby, no gym, no pool etc.

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  • Stayed: February 2013, travelled on business
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Reviewed 20 February 2013

SAVOY HOTEL BAUR EN VILLE ZÜRICH is a unique experience. We have a room overlooking Paradeplatz -- the biggest money-handling center in Switzerland. From our balcony, we see Credit Suisse Head Office building on the right and UBS in front of us. Amazing to read about the hotel history dating back to 1838 and equally fascinating to watch night illumination of two big bank buildings being so close to us.

Inside the hotel, eighteenth-century wall clock, original flags of Zurich guilds are history-tellers.

Room is finely decorated, furnished and classy. Make me feel obliged to keep every fine element in good shape even as a hotel guest.

We had dinner in the Italian Restaurant Orsini and Restaurant Baur - good food ingredients and very fine cooking.

Hotel staff team is experienced and efficient. The souls behind are the legendary Manfred and Christina Hörger who run this unique luxurious hotel in very high standard for almost 30 years.

Room Tip: Choose a Junior Suite
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  • Stayed: January 2013, travelled on business
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16  Thank organpipecoral
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Reviewed 16 December 2012

The room of the Savoy was cosy and clean, but it is very small (also the bathroom), no plug for computer and phone (you need to unplugged some lights to plug your stuff... we are in 2012!) The staff, the ones who answered the phone, were very unfriendly when we asked for a late check-out (at 15:00), they told us in a very rude way that the rule is noon and nothing they can do about it as it is like that all over the world (we travel half of the year in luxurious hotels and this is not true), anyway this was not a way to speak to the clients!! we will never come back.

  • Stayed: December 2012, travelled on business
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4  Thank mona_3512
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Reviewed 28 November 2012

5 star all the way. This was not my first stay at the Savoy Baur en Ville in Zurich, but it has been quite a few years. I can safely say that the service is still first class. I mainly love their bar for meeting business associates or just a pre-dinner drink. The location is perfect.
Only regret is that the breakfast is not a buffet. Instead it is served at your table.

Room Tip: Single standard are a bit small. If you are willing to pay a bit more chose a double.
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  • Stayed: November 2012, travelled with friends
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2  Thank KiaOra97
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Reviewed 26 November 2012

a real 5 star hotel in every aspect. staff were wonderful, cheerful, smiling and eager to help important qualities that are not always found in other hotels.
location is great, rooms are big and elegant.
Thank you Savoy staff for making our trip to Zurich a memorable one.

  • Stayed: November 2012, travelled with family
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1  Thank mashaelaa
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Reviewed 19 November 2012

stayed for 7 nights all you would expect from a 5star hotel .as with previous reviewers we found the staff to be meticulous and always there to help. location is ideal the perfect spot fof seeing Zurichs many attractions.it all comes at a price but worth it.would definitely recommend

  • Stayed: November 2012, travelled with friends
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1  Thank belindawetherby
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Reviewed 16 November 2012

Beautiful elegant, relatively small hotel. The hotel is situated at the Paradeplatz in the Bahnhofstrasse with lots of elegant boutiques close by. Also the lake is at very close walking distance. The rooms have everything you need. The only disadvantage is that they are so very small, especially the one person rooms. And they are pretty expensive.
The bar is very nice to go to. Always busy. Good staff as well and the piano player adds to the good vibe of this place.
Breakfast is very good, no buffet. Sometimes if all the guests decide to have breakfast at the same time, you may have to wait a little since there are not so many tables. All in all though, good atmosphere, excellent beds, good food and the staff is extremely nice and helpful.

Room Tip: Be aware if you have a room facing the Paradeplatz; when opening the window it is very noisy because...
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  • Stayed: November 2012, travelled on business
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Additional Information about Savoy Baur En Ville

Address: Am Paradeplatz Poststrasse 12 | Poststr 12, Zurich 8022, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Zurich > Zurich
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
#11 Romantic Hotel in Zurich
#41 Business Hotel in Zurich
#51 Luxury Hotel in Zurich
Price Range: £313 - £574 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Savoy Baur En Ville 5*
Number of rooms: 112
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