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As a Widder hotel guest, you benefit from the entire range of offers of our unique City & Lake Resort with the City & Lake Resort Guest Card. Board the hotel's own Alex boat at the Storchensteg and let the captain take you to Thalwil, where another oasis right on the water awaits you. From star cuisine in the Widder Restaurant and La Rôtisserie to a relaxing wellness break in Alex Lake Zürich - the range of offers is broad and spectacular.
Dive into our events and package offers or discover your new favorite hotspots on our interactive City & Lake Resort Map.
Experience Zurich and its surroundings in a new way: with our Urban Picnic you can enjoy the idyllic spots of the city and immerse yourself in the holiday world of our water city. A good feeling will also be catered for: With our Picnic classics and selected wines from our winery in Ascona, Terreni alla Maggia.
On Monday, September 25, the renowned restaurant guide GaultMillau named Stefano Petta, sommelier and host of the Widder Restaurant Zurich, "Sommelier of the Year 2024" at its annual awards ceremony. With this award, the 36-year-old native Italian establishes himself in the wine Olympus of the Swiss gastronomy and wine industry. We are very proud of Stefano Petta's performance as host and sommelier - congratulations!More information
Thanks to a collaboration with CleanHub, The Living Circle is "plastic neutral." The hotels have systematically reduced single-use plastic. Where it is not substitutable, the single-use plastic is compensated through the cooperation with CleanHub.More information
The Board of Directors of The Living Circle appoints Marco Zanolari as the new CEO. He will take over the role of Group Executive Management from Jürg Schmid, who has been performing the function on an interim basis, as of 1 August 2023. Zanolari was previously CEO of the Grand Resort Bad Ragaz AG.More information
An experienced and passionate hostess has presided over the five-star Hotel Alex Lake Zürich in Thalwil since 1 February 2023. Madeleine Löhner takes the place of Daniel Weist, who is moving to Zurich's five-star Widder Hotel within The Living Circle.
We are pleased to announce that our star chef, Michael Schuler, who stepped out of the shadow of his teacher Stefan Heilemann and opened his first own restaurant at "Alex Lake Zürich" in Thalwil in 2021, has now been named Discovery of the Year 2023 by GaultMillau.More information
We are very pleased to inform you that The Living Circle, together with the Caminada Group, has acquired the properties in Fürstenau, Grisons, operated by top chef Andreas Caminada. We strive for a cooperation on different levels and expand the location Fürstenau.MORE INFORMATION
Falstaff once again went in search of the best Merlot in Switzerland. In third place, with 94 points, is the Ascona Merlot Riserva 2018 from Terreni alla Maggia. A spicy and flattering Merlot that matures for around 24 months in small French oak barrels. An acknowledgement of the great skill and flair that our Ascona winery demonstrates year after year when it comes to the Merlot grape.Buy now
26 Swiss lead companies of ecological and social sustainability, including all 4 hotels of The Living Circle, cooperate and found the Responsible Hotels of Switzerland. The hotel cooperation is a showcase for responsible travelers who are considerate of nature and people, but also want to experience enriching experiences that are close to nature. The cooperation promotes knowledge building and networks across industries.More information
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The Living Circle – is a hand-picked group of first-class hotels and restaurants in incomparably beautiful locations, run by dedicated hosts. Rice, vegetables, fruit and a whole array of exquisite products – including wine, of course – is whisked fresh from our own farms directly to your table. That is how we define luxury. That is The Living Circle – luxury fed by nature.Discover The Living Circle website