Venues by the Water in Zurich and Region
Whether river or lake – locations with a waterside view are plenty in Zurich and they always have a very special ambiance.

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.
Guests feel like they are on board an ocean steamer in this nautical-style lakeside restaurant. The bar, restaurant and sundeck are a great place for events.
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.
Eden au Lac - exterior view
The 5-star hotel with its lakeside view is just a stone’s throw from the Opera House. It has three elegant function rooms for meetings and special events.

Multifaceted Zurich

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