Classic Luxury

Storchen Hotel Zurich

With a romantic riverfront setting the Storchen has been providing guests with legendary Swiss hospitality for over 650 years. Today, this 5-star boutique hotel continues to excel offering polished service, luxe accommodation, and Michelin star cuisine.

Zurich, Switzerland
Storchen Hotel Zurich Switzerland
  • Envelop yourself in the exquisite service, warm hospitality, attention to detail and relaxed vibe of this landmark hotel.

  • Opt for a Rooftop Room enjoying spectacular views across the city, river, and Swiss Alps from your private balcony.

  • Savor Michelin starred cuisine at La Rôtisserie and take a culinary masterclass to upgrade your own gourmet skills.

  • Enhance your stay with the wide range of year-round activities on offer, from urban picnics in summer, to winter sledging.


Named after the black storks which once nested on the rooftop, the Storchen’s history can be traced back to 1357. The current building dates from 1938 and occupies the same prestigious spot on the banks of the river Limmat as its predecessors. Within easy walking distance to Zurich’s main attractions, the hotel is renowned for its warm and exceptional levels of service, and relaxed home from home ambience.

 

Each of the 64 elegant rooms and suites boast handsome classic features, a dove grey palette enhanced with stork motifs, modern furnishings, and teal velvets. Amenities include Wi-Fi, climate control, media entertainment system with Apple TV, Nespresso machine and minibar with complimentary soft drinks. Choose from views over the Limmat or the scenic Old Town. Rooftop Rooms enjoy the benefit of a private patio, and families can book a two-bedroom two-bathroom room or suite. For separate living area, book a Lifestyle or Riverside Signature Suite.

 

Guests can dine in sophisticated elegance at the Michelin starred, 17 Gault Millau point restaurant, La Rôtisserie. Head chef, Stefan Jäckel creates culinary magic from fresh seasonal produce and guests can enjoy the Chef’s Table experience, going behind the scenes and indulging in a 7-course menu paired with wine. Cooking workshops are also available. A favorite with both guests and locals alike, head to Barchetta Bar & Lounge for a chic and convivial atmosphere in which to enjoy a drink and meal, while the Cigar Lounge strikes the perfect balance of old school and modern luxe. During the summer months, guests can also enjoy riverside dining at Terrace La Rôtisserie, Italian inspired cuisine at Piazza and a rooftop drink and stunning views at The Nest.

 

There is a rooftop gym with personal training by arrangement and massage treatments can be booked. The hotel can also arrange appointments with Hirslanden, the largest private clinic group in Switzerland offering a range of preventative, acute and rehabilitation health services.

 

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Zurich, Switzerland

Part of the distinguished Living Circle group, along with the Widder and Alex Lake Zurich hotels, the Storchen sits on the Limmat, backed by the Old Town. It is a 20-minute drive to Zurich Airport and just a 10-minute walk from the main station.

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