OrangeSmile Tours Best destinations around the world - Travel Guide

Preserved history of Zurich: long-standing and historical hotels

Eden Au Lac Photo of Eden Au Lac, Zürich The opening of the prestigious Eden Au Lac took place in 1909. For more than a century, the hotel has been open in a unique historical building where it has greeted many noble and famous guests. Only a few steps separate the hotel from Zurich Lake. Each of the 50 guest rooms has its own unique style and still has the magnificent atmosphere of the past. Some guest rooms still have carefully preserved antique furniture. Nowadays, the design looks even more sophisticated with elegant modern accessories. Famous Eden restaurant, which is open at the historic hotel, is also a must-visit place. It offers Mediterranean cuisine and exclusive dishes developed by the chef.
Central Plaza Central Plaza is one of the oldest and most prestigious hotels in Zurich. It is open in a magnificent building that dates back to 1883. Guest rooms feature pleasant contemporary design. The hotel carefully maintains the atmosphere of the past and that is particularly noticeable in public areas. The hotel’s restaurant, King's Cave, is open on the ground floor. The restaurant has an ancient fireplace, a collection of antique furniture, and paintings by outstanding European artists. In accordance with traditions of the past, the hotel’s piano bar regularly hosts interesting musical events.
Hotel Storchen Photo of Hotel Storchen, Zürich Hotel Storchen is a unique place. It greeted first guests more than 650 years ago. Located on the bank of the Limmat River, it’s the only lodging establishment in the territory of the Old Town. The legendary La Rotisserie restaurant, which has been serving guests for several centuries already, is also open at the hotel. This restaurant has always been the meeting place for the richest and most powerful people. In summer, spacious open-air terraces appear near the entrance. They are perfect for relaxing and admiring the view of cruise ships and the river.
Hotel Adler Photo of Hotel Adler, Zürich Hotel Adler also started operating yet in the 16th century. Without a doubt, that’s one of the most wonderful and mesmerizing hotels in Zurich. The historical building still has many elements of the original décor, such as wooden and stone decorations, and skillful paintings on the walls of guest rooms featuring panoramic views of the city. The gorgeous design is not the only tribute to traditions of the past. Swiss Chuchi restaurant is an ideal place for the acquaintance with oldest gastronomic traditions of Zurich. Most of the dishes, including the signature cheese fondue and potato rösti pancakes, are cooked in accordance with ancient recipes. Art connoisseurs will also enjoy their stay at the hotel as Hotel Adler exhibits a rich collection of old paintings and portraits.
Schweizerhof Zürich Photo of Schweizerhof Zürich, Zürich Schweizerhof Zürich occupies an incredibly beautiful historical building not far from the central railway station. The design of spacious guest rooms is in line with traditions of the past and features large wooden beds with carved headboards and a large crystal chandelier. Large mirrors and soft furniture with colorful satin upholstery complete the gorgeous look. The magnificent historical hotel even has its own gastronomical symbol – the La Soupière restaurant that offers national cuisine. Skilled chefs of the restaurant use only finest locally sourced ingredients to cook delicious food for guests.
Start your excursion program in Zurich by visiting the local zoo – one of the most unusual and popular in the world. You will not find typical cages in Zurich Zoo as all animals live in … Open
Sunnehus Hotel There are amazing historic hotels in Zurich in all price categories, and the midscale one is no exception. Sunnehus Hotel is a great example. The design of this hotel simply strikes with the abundance of vintage decorations and artworks. It’s possible to see massive soft furniture with colorful upholstery and magnificent paintings in heavy gilded frames simply everywhere. In summer, guests are always welcome to relax in the shadowy garden with antique terraces surrounded by columns and large stone vases with blooming flowers. The hotel’s restaurant is an incredibly harmonious and aristocratic place with many antique decorations, such as gilded and marble sculptures.
Zurich - guide chapters 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16

City tours, excursions and tickets in Zurich and surroundings

Car rental on Rentals in Zurich

Expo 2020 in Dubai Was Visited by More Than 7 Million Visitors

If you haven’t visited this event yet, there is still time to book a hotel in Dubai because Expo 2020 Dubai runs until 31 March 2022. People who are unable to visit the emirate can make a virtual tour on the Expo 2020 website. By the way, the virtual visitation has already reached 31.6 million by the end of December. Read this


Zurich by photographers

Search hotels on interactive Zurich map

Address/Sight name City/Region Country Within radius, km
 Types of touristic objects to search for
Hotels & Car rental
Carhire locations
0 star
1 star
2 stars
3 stars
4 stars
5 stars
Touristic places
Art galleries
Touristic areas
Attraction parks
Aqua parks
Train stations
Bus stations
Fuel stations
Open the list of object types
Open the list of object types
Open the list of object types
Open the list of object types
Open the list of object types
City services
Open the list of object types
Useful services

Ancient hotels in the neighbouring cities of Zurich - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
Secure Server
Head office
Weegschaalstraat 3, Eindhoven
5632 CW, The Netherlands
+31 40 40 150 44

Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | About us
Copyright © 2002 - OrangeSmile Tours B.V. | | Under the direction and management of IVRA Holding B.V. - Registered at Kamer van Koophandel (KvK), The Netherlands No. 17237018