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Widder Hotel

Widder Hotel



Comprised of eight national monuments-turned-townhomes, the Widder Hotel sits in the heart of Zurich. Medieval touches pair effortlessly with modern chic at this Swiss luxury hotel designed by renowned architect Tilla Theus. Moreover, the ideal location puts guests just steps away from shopping and sightseeing. The Widder Hotel comprises 49 rooms, all individually designed, with luxurious amenities and fine dining that will make truly unforgettable your stay here. 

Location

The Hotel Zurich’s location is ideal for business and leisure travelers alike. Guests staying at the resort will be only a handful of steps away from Bahnhofstrasse's iconic shopping district. Additionally, there is plenty of exploring in the historic Augustiner Quarter, including Grossmunster and the panoramic Lindenhof Park. The train station is a short walk away, as is the city’s financial district.

Guest Rooms 

Home to 35 guest rooms, each one has unique touches that highlight the historical importance of the building. Rooms are all over the eight fully-restored townhouses. Furthermore, all rooms include air conditioning units, internet access, and a minibar. There are also large bathtubs or showers, Nespresso machines, and Bang & Olufsen TVs. 

Worried that the hotel bed won’t be as comfortable as the one you have at home? No worries, as all of the mattresses are fully adjustable. Soothing reading lights will also help you wind down for the night. Besides, sensory lights will softly light your way from the bed to the bathroom if you can’t hold it in the middle of the night.

Room options include the straightforward Design Single Room, with a view overlooking the city. There are also the Design Queen Room and the Courtyard Queen Room, with a secluded view of the hotel’s private courtyard and more contemporary design features. Additionally, the Deluxe Double Room comes with either a king bed or two twins plus a view overlooking the city. 

Junior Suites

Junior Suites come in two different options - the Historic Junior Suite or the Duplex Junior Suite. The Historic Junior Suite comes with a king-sized bed (or two twins). Besides, it is beautifully finished with wood paneling, tile stoves, or seventeenth-century paintings. 

A seating area and large bathroom are also included, in addition to the standard guest room amenities. The Duplex Junior Suite comes in two very different design styles: cozy rustic or new-age urban. Whichever design you choose, you’ll be getting the most elbow room in these two-story suites. Plus, there is a sofa bed in addition to the king-sized bed or two twins.

Full Suite Options

Of the 14 suites available, the Widder Hotel has six full suite options. The Courtyard Suite and Spa say it all in the name: quiet courtyard views plus a separate spa attached to the bathroom makes this option truly luxurious. The Family Suite is perfect for four guests. It has one private bedroom and a separate annex with additional beds. Alternatively, the Historic Suite is perfect for a couple needing more elbow room and larger living space (complete with Le Corbusier sofas) to enjoy their coffee or breakfast. 

The Design Suite boasts an ultra-modern open floor plan, but the real highlight is the rooftop terrace. The Design Loft Suites don’t all have a rooftop terrace. However, they do come with a large soaking tub and a large shower, plus plenty of furniture by Frank Lloyd Wright to relax throughout the suite. 

Moreover, the Penthouse Suite will give views of the city, the Alps, and the lake from its rooftop terrace. It also includes a full dining room, a living room with a fireplace, a Jacuzzi bathtub, plus a guest bathroom.

Full suites come with extra perks as well. These include ironing service, a complimentary bottle of champagne, a free souvenir, room-service breakfast, and of course, VIP treatment. Stays in the Penthouse Suite even include complimentary transportation to and from the airport in one of the hotel’s Mercedes.

Restaurant and Bar

Guests can always rely on good food being available at the Widder Hotel. For a full menu at every meal, there is the Restaurant – Boucherie August. This casual French-inspired restaurant is a part bistro and part brasserie and wholly delicious. Here, guests can enjoy regional favorites, and some will appreciate that meat plays a leading role on the menu. In the warm months, guests can also enjoy their meals outside on the terrace.

The star of the hotel, the Widder Restaurant with 2 Michelin Stars, combines history with modernity, local, and international, both in the menu and design of the open-kitchen restaurant. Open Wednesday-Sunday for dinner only. The menu here includes dishes such as free-range duck. You can also order Norwegian scallops and Australian Wagyu short ribs. 

End (or begin) your night at the Widder Bar. Here, guests can enjoy a glass of wine and classic cocktails set against the backdrop of live jazz music. Open from 11:30 a.m.. Guests can also stop at the bar to grab a quick lunch or a coffee. Moreover, partake in the hotel’s Afternoon Tea Time here. 

Another favorite spot, Zur Schtund, offers street-style food by the same Michelin-starred chef, Chef Stefan Heileman. It specializes in quick, on-the-go menu items such as pork belly bun and sweet potato fries. Zur Schhtund is perfect for guests rushing off to a business meeting or heading out for some shopping and sightseeing.

Spa and Fitness

The Widder Hotel boasts a state-of-the-art spa offering treatments that can be tailored to your specific needs. Choose from a full range of massages, a body wrap, holistic facials, or a foot massage. There is also a gym on-site that is available to guests of the hotel 24/7. The fitness center boasts Technogym equipment that will be just what you need during your stay. Or, you can schedule a session with one of the hotel’s personal trainers. 

Other Amenities

Free high-speed wi-fi comes standard in every room. There is a business center available, as well as an onsite parking garage. In addition to the gym and spa, the hotel also boasts its own library. Room service, too, is available to all guests. Rooms also have bathrobes and Widder-branded bath essentials (including a soothing foot cream).

Exploring

By staying at the Widder Hotel, guests enjoy a complimentary Guest Card, which gives them access to activities throughout the city. Additionally, you can catch a ride on the hotel boat and explore many shops and restaurants along the water. Because of where the hotel is located, guests can quickly and easily explore the many restaurants, boutiques, and bars that decorate this historic district. There is also a beautiful lake nearby as well as river pools for guests to explore.

Takeaway

The historic buildings that makeup the Widder Hotel guarantee a unique experience – modern design embedded with medieval touches. The fine dining onsite and nearby, combined with the plethora of boutiques and the area’s natural beauty, will leave you completely satisfied. For the best experience in one of Zurich’s luxury hotels, stay at the Widder Hotel.

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Rooms and Suites at Widder Hotel

From 475 USD
Design Room

Design Room ( 291ft2 - 398ft2 )

The entry level double or double single-use room, comfortable bed (160cm) on 27-37 m2, each room has either a large walk-in shower or bathtub, you may...

From 760 USD
Lifestyle Junior Suite

Lifestyle Junior Suite ( 538ft2 )

In the Widder Hotel, there’s a new world to discover behind every door. Each suite has a different layout and all rooms are individually decorated. On...

From 948 USD
Courtyard Room

Courtyard Room ( 334ft2 - 377ft2 )

These design queen bedded rooms (160cm) are facing the quiet court, ideal for those who like to sleep-in, they are mostly held in a more contemporary...

From 1,044 USD
Lifestyle Suite

Lifestyle Suite ( 700ft2 - 753ft2 )

In the Widder Hotel, there’s a new world to discover behind every door. Each suite has a different layout and all rooms are individually decorated. On...

From 1,049 USD
Deluxe Room

Deluxe Room ( 463ft2 )

Deluxe Room approx. 43 sqm size View over the pedestrian area. Fancy a king or twin beds? This is your category, spacious 35-50m2 with shower of batht...

From 1,272 USD
Duplex Junior Suite

Duplex Junior Suite ( 592ft2 - 700ft2 )

Duplex Junior Suite offering approx. 55 -65 m2 of size and featuring twin beds or a king-bed. A separate sofa corner on second floor invites to relax....

From 1,317 USD
Historic Junior Suite

Historic Junior Suite ( 377ft2 - 646ft2 )

The Signature product on 35-60m2, it is all about the decor! Authentic 17th century frescoes or precious tile stoves and wood paneling make this king-...

From 1,741 USD
Courtyard Suite with Spa

Courtyard Suite with Spa ( 517ft2 - 570ft2 )

Luxury 1 bedroom suite-48 - 53m2 /Living Room with private lounge/view in the charming courtyard. Own luxury SPA Shower Room
This full suite on 48 -53...

From 1,774 USD
Family Suite

Family Suite ( 592ft2 )

Family Suite - for a family of 4, one bedroom with a king or twin beds and an annex with 2 single beds, one bathroom with a large walk-in shower, idea...

From 1,908 USD
Historic Suite

Historic Suite ( 592ft2 )

Historic Suite 1 King Bed 55 sqm 1 bedroom suite. Livingroomwith private lounge/view over the pedestrian area. These extra spacious suites 48-65m2, se...

From 2,131 USD
Design Suite

Design Suite ( 786ft2 )

Design Suite 1 King Bed 1 King Bed, balcony 73 sqm 1 bedroom suite-living room with private lounge balcony view over the pedestrian area. Stay in this...

From 2,321 USD
Design Loft Suite

Design Loft Suite ( 915ft2 )

Design Loft Suite - Not typically Widder but then so in Widder-Style: colorful, modern and airy, this 70 feet high and 85m2 duplex with an open space...

From 4,106 USD
Penthouse Suite

Penthouse Suite ( 1765ft2 )

In the Widder Hotel, there’s a new world to discover behind every door. Each suite has a different layout and all rooms are individually decorated. On...

2 Bedroom Suite

2 Bedroom Suite ( 1399ft2 )

A very luxurious suite with two bed-room and a living-room, suitable for one to four persons, offering approx. 130 m2 of size and featuring twin beds...

3 Bedroom Suite - Top of Widder Hotel

3 Bedroom Suite - Top of Widder Hotel ( 3197ft2 )

Incomparable Penthouse Suite on the top of the Widder Hotel featuring a rooftop terrace with a magnificent view of the lake and the Alps, an open fire...

Family Room with Separate Bedroom

Family Room with Separate Bedroom ( 689ft2 )

Family room with twin or king bed, a separate bedroom for children, with a mix of traditional and modern design ideal for families with 2 kids.

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