Living history in Zurich since 1641
40 stylish rooms, most with a lake view, an elegant wellness oasis, private sunbathing lawn, two delightful restaurants and four stylish banqueting rooms: situated directly on Lake Zurich, just ten minutes from the city centre, the Seehotel has been spreading romantic magic since 1641. State-of-the-art comfort and a wonderful atmosphere: 80 works of art by world-famous artists such as Andy Warhol, Mario Comensoli or Julian Schnabel adorn the unique hotel.
The "Wirtschaft zur Sonne" first appeared in a document in 1641. Today, the Romantik Seehotel Sonne is run by René Grüter and Catherine Julen Grüter with outstanding expertise and gastronomic passion. "Living history" is the motto of the house, because here tried and tested old traditions are lovingly maintained, while at the same time the management team always keeps its finger on the pulse. A recipe for success that is well worth seeing and that you as a guest will feel every day.
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Zurich city break
Zurich is certainly one of the most beautiful metropolises in Europe: the city on the Limmat has countless sights and attractions to offer, after all, like our hotel, it looks back on an eventful history and a long tradition. With its outstanding cultural offerings and prime location on the waterfront, Zurich is a top destination for a city break!
Time out by the lake
A hotel made for a weekend for two. Relax in this feel-good oasis by the lake and enjoy a few days off together. The wonderful lake air is refreshing at its best, while the expansive views over the waves are soothing to your soul. Make yourself comfortable, enjoy our wellness area or go on an excursion - whatever your holiday mood.
A must for chocolate lovers. Visit the new Lindt&Sprüngli chocolate museum and combine it with a stay in the sun. Enjoy the boat ride directly from the station in front of the hotel to the other side of the lake. The relaxing trip takes 33 minutes to Kilchberg. From the Bendlikon station you can reach Lindt - Home of chocolate after a 5-minute walk.
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Around the hotel
Romantik Seehotel Sonne
Kontakt & Anfahrt
Follow the signs to Zürich City, exit Zürich City, then follow the signs to the lake and Rapperswil. From Bellevueplatz you will see Lake Zurich on your right. Follow the road along the lake to Küsnacht. The Romantik Seehotel is located in the centre of town, turn right at the second traffic light. You can park your car in front of the house for CHF 15 per night.
The most beautiful way to reach the Romantik Seehotel Sonne is by boat. For example, you can travel from Zurich Bürkliplatz and get off at the Küsnacht station directly in front of the hotel.
Treat yourself to something special - you'll never forget a spin on the water taxi from Küsnacht to Zurich-Bürkliplatz. Or how about a romantic trip on the lake, perhaps after your wedding? Or would you prefer an excursion with the children? The water taxi pulls in!
From Zurich, take the S6 or S16 in the direction of Uetikon or Meilen. Get off at the "Küsnacht" stop (one to Küsnacht-Goldbach) and reach the hotel in two minutes on foot.
The S16 leaves every half hour and takes you from the airport to Küsnacht within 25 minutes. From the train station you can reach the hotel in two minutes on foot. A taxi from the airport costs approx. CHF 90 - depending on traffic.