WELCOME TO THE
CITY & LAKE RESORT
As a Storchen 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 Zurich - 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.
FOOD & BAR TOUR
Experience our City & Lake Resort in a very special way. Immerse yourself in the culinary world of our houses, stroll through the dreamy alleys of Zurich's old town and marvel at the lakeside landscape around Lake Zurich on our own boat.
Enjoy a unique Food Tour and let yourself be pampered by our top chefs or taste surprising creations on the Bar Tour from our top bartenders in the most exciting and beautiful locations of the City and Lake Resort - an experience that you will not forget!
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
"It was only once I'd visited The Storchen that I truly understood why the storks chose to land here. The hotel transcends the traditional notion of hospitality – here you feel as though you have truly arrived home"
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 produce – 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