Kleine Reise, grosse Gefühle
Short trip, long-lasting memories.
Head to new shores – our hotel is ideally situated on Lake Zurich.
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Genuss, der Wellen schlägt
Lakeside dining extraordinaire.
Our restaurant is the perfect place to enjoy a meal on Lake Zurich.
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Winterzauber by the Lake Zürich.
By far the most beautiful location for your outdoor winter event.
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Zeitreise für Geniesser
A connoisseurs’ journey through time.
An eventful past meets a stylish present at the Sonne.
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Eine Nacht mit Andy Warhol
A night with Andy Warhol.
A historic hotel with a modern art exhibition? See for yourself!
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Verliebt in Blauweiss
Bright lights, big city.
If the hotel ever gets too quiet for you, Zurich is sure to have what you’re looking for.
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Welcome to the Romantik Seehotel Sonne by Lake Zurich!

The sun & the lake: Your vacation-adventure on and in the water

Close to Zürich and still in an idyllic setting directly on the lake – the ideal combination for a short getaway. Experience the countless leisure activities around lake Zürich or just the calm at the hotel. Vacation-mode guaranteed! For the most part the rooms allow a magnificent view to the lake. An elegant wellness- and fitness-area, an idyllic lawn for sunbathing as well as a large variety of culinary highlights in the hotel will make your vacation in Switzerland complete.

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Stand Up Paddling am Zürichsee

Water sports and swimming in the lake

Relax on the hotels own sunbathing-area with lake access or discover the popular Stand Up Paddling on lake Zürich and book your SUP on the spot.

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E-bike Touren Region Zürichsee

Hiking and E-Bike tours around the lake

There are short and long-distance tours available in different levels of difficulty. All routes are signed out well and offer unlimited driving pleasure.
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Erlebnis Zürich

Explore the city of Zürich

A leisure experience for young and old. Rent a Micros E-Scooter, to discover the city and the surroundings stress-free and independent.
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Hygiene in the hotel & restaurant

The following arrangements have been made and are constantly investigated and updated:

We strictly stick with all information and measures given by the Federal Office of Health Switzerland (BAG) and inform our staff about all instructions on a regular basis.

All the hotel staff are prepared and sensitized for this exceptional situation and the appropriate interaction with our guests, and they are in ongoing training.

  • Throughout the entire hotel there is a mask obligatory for guests and staff members unless they sit on a table.
  • We avoid consistently hand shakes, fist or elbow greetings.
  • Contact Tracing: 1 person per each guest group in the restaurant has to be registered.
  • Gaststuben: Larger distance between the tables unless it is the same group of guests
  • Sonnengalerie: We do apply translucent walls
  • We ask you to disinfect your hands as often as you desire at one of our hand-sanitizers.
  • Temperature will be taken from all staff before the start of every shift.
  • All knobs, operating panels in the elevators, handrails, counters etc. are being disinfected repeatedly during the day.
  • The elevators may only be used by members of the same guest group at the same time.
  • We ask you to closely follow all hygienic regulations and comply with social distancing.
  • In case you as a guest should show symptoms that could be a sign for COVID-19, just before, during or until 5 days after your stay at the Sonne, we ask you to contact us immediately.
  • For meetings and banquets: please ask for our special protective measures.

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Celebrate, meet, relax and enjoy the unique setting.

We wish you a warm welcome. Here in Küsnacht on the shores of Lake Zurich, we offer you a unique 4-star hotel and restaurant with more than 350 years of living history. Enjoy a romantic weekend for two, celebrate with family and friends or arrange a professionally managed conference in uniquely beautiful and historic rooms.

Or just treat yourself to a night or maybe a few days of relaxation and enjoyment, restful sleep and fine dining in the fresh air by the lake in Küsnacht. Lake Zurich offers a wide variety of leisure facilities and, if you're interested in shopping and culture, Zurich city centre is just a few minutes away. We look forward to seeing you!

Your hosts, René Grüter & Catherine Julen Grüter



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