River View or Lake View: Event Venues by the Water in Zurich

As a Swiss city built around water, Zurich has a wide choice of event locations directly by the lake or river.

Elegant hotels, restaurants with maritime charm, a spacious shipyard hangar: All around Lake Zurich and along the Limmat river, there are versatile venues for any size and style of event. Whether you are planning a conference or business meeting – a venue directly on the water’s edge is sure to make it a particularly special occasion for everyone taking part. 

Contact the Zurich Convention Bureau to make a non-binding inquiry and for further assistance with planning your event.


Situated directly on the Limmat river and not far from the main station, this 5-star hotel has two ballrooms and 10 meeting rooms for large and small events.
Hotel Storchen - exterior view
Its spectacular Old Town location directly on the River Limmat and its stylish interiors make this traditional Zurich hotel an outstanding venue.
The family-run hotel has its own access to the lake, atmospheric event rooms, and a beautiful terrace overlooking the lake.
Situated on the upper part of Lake Zurich, the seminar hotel has flexible meeting rooms and is home to Pur, a restaurant rated with 16 Gault Millau points.
This venue on the Zürichhorn has a Mediterranean feel and a superb view of the lake. It features a restaurant, a bar, and a hall that can be divided up as required, complete with stage.
This 4-star hotel in Lachen, at the southern-most tip of Lake Zurich, has three restaurants and a picturesque terrace directly by the marina.
A shipyard hangar in winter, a spectacular event location in summer: At 1,100 sq.m (12,000 sq.ft), this venue on Lake Zurich can accommodate up to 700 people.
The art deco hotel is located directly on the popular lakeside promenade and has six function rooms for meetings and events in a stylish setting.
One of Zurich’s most luxurious hotels, this venue has a very central location, seven elegant function rooms, an idyllic garden, and views of the lake.

Multifaceted Zurich

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