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!

Winter-Magic experience by Lake Zürich

Really close to Zürich and still in an idyllic location directly by the lake – this is the ideal combination for short trips. Experience counless leisure options around lake Zürich or just the quite atmosphere in the hotel. Most of the rooms eallow a beautiful view on 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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Winter by Lake Zürich
Sonne-Genuss Take away

«Sonne-treat» Take away

For all people who love to indulge and who search for a change to the daily routine: choose from different options and put together your own foodie-menu and take a starter, main course and dessert home.

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Winterzauber Zürichsee

Immersed into a magical world of lights

«Winter Magic» – by far the most beautiful place for your winter event or a gathering with family and friends outside. Experience a special winter in our garden with views on the lake.
Culinary in winter

Erlebnis Zürich Winter

Explore the City of Zürich

What you can do in Zürich during winter? A city trip especially during the time before Christmas is worth a visit, but see for yourself and book one of our specials.
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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.

Quality and hygiene control certificate

  • 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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