The Dolder Grand is a luxury-class resort located in the beautiful city of Zurich, Switzerland with a magnificent view of the lake and the Alps. Its perfect location between the bustling city and the serenity of the nature surrounding it, provides its guests with the best experience imaginable.
This fascinating resort includes 173 luxurious rooms and suites and a 4000 sqm spa that offers the best treatments using the finest products including Kerstin Florian, La Prairie, Amala and Horst Kirchberger. The Dolder Grand Spa sets high standards with the European and Swiss treatments that are offered which are also characterized by the traditional Japanese influences, all in a modern setting.
Dining in the Dolder Grand is a different experience, especially with fine dining Chef Heiko Nieder's restaurant, which has been awarded 17 GaultMillau points. With an innovative gourmet cuisine, and an open terrace in the summer, the restaurant has glorious views over the city of Zurich, the lake and the Alps. A garden restaurant is open all day serving light European cuisine. The Spa Cafe is perfect for whenever you're in the spa area or the hairdresser and you decided to enjoy light meals, salads and soups.
With a 715 sqm spacious floor area, the Gallery is perfect for hosting multifunctional exhibitions and events. Aside from the Gallery, there are Garden Salons that are situated next to each other with ceiling-high windows that offer direct access to the terrace. In addition to that, there is an impressive oval ballroom and two libraries that are situated next to each other, which are also suitable for occasions and cocktail receptions.
Multiple outdoor activities are available like biking and Nordic walking around the neighbouring Adlisberg forest. For biking you just have to register in advance for an excursion free of charge. As for jogging, there are marked trails of between 4.7 and 10.8 kilometers in length. A personal trainer is available for those willing to perfect their training.
The hotel overlooks a 9-hole golf course and five tennis courts which are situated behind the Dolder Grand. A public outdoor pool (Dolder Bad) is a five minute walk from the hotel – 50 meters long and with a children's play area and two paddling pools, and guests can enjoy free entrance to it.
Aside from the summer activities, there are several winter outdoor activities that include ice skating in The Dolder open-air ice-skating rink which covers an area of 6,000 square meters. The rink is just a five-minute walk away from the hotel with a free entrance for the hotel's guests as well.
Art afficionados will definitely appreciate the Dolder Grand because of its remarkable art collection. With a collection of more than 100 artworks from Schwarzenbach’s private collection, including paintings by Andy Warhol, Tamara de Lempicka, and Camille Pissarro and sculptures by Juan Munoz, among many other prominent artists, the resort clearly defines itself as a high class establishment.
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