Hotels, Ski & Spa

The Dolder Grand Hotel in Zurich, Switzerland

July 15, 2010 by

The Dolder Grand is 173-room, 5-star, luxury boutique hotel and spa in Zurich, Switzerland. Situated on an elevated site, overlooking the city of Zurich, the Alps and the lake, The Dolder Grand is a fine luxury hotel whose original building “curhaus’ dates back to 1899. A member of the prestigious Leading Hotels of The World, The Dolder Grand is a unique city resort, bridging the point between city and the surrounding countryside, making it convenient for both business and pleasure travelers to the area.

Accommodations at The Dolder Grand hotel come in Room and Suite options, with the hotel offering 4 ultra-luxurious ‘top suites’ in addition to the 169 room and suites. The Double Room Deluxe and Double Room Superior offers guests a spacious contemporary modern room with south-facing balconies and forest view balconies, respectively.

Junior Suite Grand rooms all offer balconies with full panoramic views over the city of Zurich, the lake and the Alps, while Junior Suite Deluxe offer balconies with lake views and Junior Suite Superior rooms all offer south-facing views (in the new wings Junior Suite Superior rooms also have balconies).Junior Sute Bathrooms are equipped with whirlpool tubs and steam showers.

Suite Grand are located in the Main Building. Both living room and bedroom feature fireplaces and balconies with panoramic views over the city of Zurich, the lake and the Alps. Stairs lead up into the small tower with a lounge and a roof terrace. Bathrooms are equipped with whirlpool tubs, steam showers and saunas.

Suite Deluxe are located in the Main Building. Tastefully renovated to reflect their history, these suites have painted ceilings and oriels or balconies with panoramic views over the city of Zurich, the lake and the Alps. Bathrooms are equipped with whirlpool tubs and steam showers.

Suite Superior are located in the Main Building. They feature fireplaces and have balconies with lake views. Bathrooms are equipped with whirlpool tubs and steam showers.

The Maestro Suite is inspired by conductor Herbert von Karajan, with suites design incorporating Classical music influences with classical architecture. The Maestro Suite is located at the highest point in the tower of the main building. This extraordinary two level, high-class suite offers occupants some 400 square metres (4,300 square feet) of living space.

The Carezza Suite’s design is inspired by Swiss artist and sculptorAlberto Giacometti. The outstanding feature of the Carezza Suite, which is located on the top floor of the Spa Wing, is its sculpturally inspired fittings and furnishings. All the furniture and lighting is organic in shape, suggestive of works of art. The ceiling-to-floor windows create an almost limitless sensation of space.

The Masina Suite’s design is inspired by Giulietta Masina, actress and wife of Federico Fellini. A touch of the glamour of the world and cinema of the 1950s, the Masina Suite, which is also located on the top floor of the Spa Wing, has a distinctive Italian interior. At the centre of the generously sized living room is an elegant, light-coloured Fendi sofa, and the suite offers another attractive facility in the shape of a billiard table.

Suite 100 is inspired by the Rolling Stones. The Rolling Stones are the personification of rock and roll at its best. The most surprising feature of Suite 100 on the top floor of the Spa Wing is its unconventional extravagance. The mood of the interior is set by retro-style furniture and a predominantly black and pink décor redolent of the Swinging Sixties.

The Dolder Grand offers 2 restaurants a lobby and bar, all of which serve exceptional gourmet delights. The Restaurant in Zurich offers a young and innovative gourmet experience by Fine Dining Chef Heiko Nieder. The fully renovated historic ceilings matched by exclusive interior design provide an elegant and stylish ambience. The Restaurant boasts the prestgious awards of 17 Gault Millau points and 1 Michelin Star.

The Garden Restaurant is a modern, airy restaurant, which serves light European cuisine with a Swiss touch and is open all day every day. Executive Chef Gion Fetz changes the menu every eight weeks and in line with the seasons. In the summer the spacious terrace with its lounge provides a magnificient view of the city of Zurich, the lake and the Alps.

The Bar at The Dolder Grand features an extraordinary light scheme that provides a welcoming and stylish ambience. Live jazz and piano music to the unique atmosphere. In the Lobby, the fully restored historic ceiling and the antique fireplace combine with modern interior design to create an exclusive feeling. Drinks and snacks as well as a daily selection of fresh cakes and gateaus are served.

The Spa at The Dolder Grand is a large facility that inspired by both European and Japanese influences. It comprises a spacious pool with panoramic views, Ladies’ and Gentlemen’s Spas, Workout, Movement and Mind-Body Studios, as well as 19 Treatment Rooms and two Spa Suites for exclusive private relaxation. The Dolder Grand is one of the most beautiful spa hotels in Switzerland. Guests must be at least 12 years of age for admission to the spa.

The Dolder Grand is a palatial luxury hotel, offering ultra-luxurious accomodations, fine dining and impeccable personal service. Located on the edge of the city of Zurich, but close the surrounding areas of oustanding natural beauty, it is a getaway for discerning guests looking for something special in their travels to Zurich. Opulent, stylish and sophiticated, it has all of the ingredients and chic that make this beautiful hotel a must-stay experience for the Chic Traveler.

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