Family and Kids
Family holidays in Switzerland
Why travel to far-off shores when home has so much to offer?
Destination Dolder has a wide range of leisure activities and opportunities for rest and relaxation – perfect for families in search of adventure. Experience another world high up on the Adlisberg, just six minutes away from the city centre on the Dolderbahn. Families with children will particularly enjoy the nearby Dolder Sports facilities, which include a large outdoor pool, a children’s play area with paddling pool and a minigolf course for the odd round against the relatives and in winter a wonderful ice rink for ice skating.
Family Rooms - for the whole family
Spend the night in the fairytale castle with your family:
Our new family rooms offer elegant furnishings in a modern setting in our wings and a spacious feel with room for 2 adults and 2 children (under 12 years) in a extra bed (90 cm).
- King-sized bed and two extra beds for children under 12 years (90 cm each)
- Nespresso coffee machine
- Handicapped accessible
- B&O satellite TV with radio and on-demand service
- Shower and separate whirlpool bathtub
- Smoke detector
- Adapters available
- Dr Burgener skincare products in the bathrooms
Take some time to yourself and your family during your stay at the Dolder Grand – we will take care of everything else. We offer you the following services to make your life easier:
- Welcome gift for children
- Childcare service aged 3 to 12 in the Kids Room, Saturdays and Sundays (complimentary service for hotel guests)
- Room service with children’s menu
- Minigolf at the Dolder Bad (free admission for hotel guests)
- Swimming and paddling at the Dolder Bad (free admission for hotel guests), featuring a lawn covering 10,000 m2 with areas for sport and sunbathing, a 50-metre pool, a kids’ pool, table tennis tables and a volleyball pitch
- Babysitting and evening childcare on request
- Unlimited access to the Dolder Grand Spa (children must be 12 years or older to access the Dolder Grand Spa)
Kids Room - Fun paradise for younger guests
Younger hotel guests aged 3 to 12 are always welcome in our supervised Kids Room. Our qualified childcare specialist keeps an eye on the little ones while they enjoy themselves for a few hours. Kids can also enjoy accompanied outdoor activities, minigolf in the Dolder Sports facilities and trips to the nearby zoo. We provide this service for our hotel guests free of charge.
We are also happy to arrange childcare outside regular opening hours of our Kids Room or a babysitter for a surcharge of CHF 54.00 per hour, bookable for a minimum of three hours.
Please contact our concierge team.
Dolder Bad and minigolf
The Dolder Bad outdoor pool is 50 metres long, 17.5 metres wide and just a five-minute walk from the Dolder Grand. There is also a tree-lined lawn covering 10,000 square metres with areas for sport and sunbathing, table tennis tables, a volleyball pitch and a children’s play area with paddling pool and a sandpit. Next to the Dolder Bad, you will find the only minigolf course in the city of Zurich. Entry is complimentary for hotel guests, so what are you waiting for?
Dolder ice rink
During the winter months, you can enjoy an unforgettable day on one of the largest open-air ice-skating rinks in Europe – the Dolder Kunsteisbahn. The 6,000-square-metre rink offers exciting and atmospheric winter fun for both young and old – whether for ice skating, “Chneble” or ice hockey. Entry is complimentary for hotel guests.
At a glance
Take a look at everything Destination Dolder has to offer. Our Destination Dolder guide provides an overview of the various options and activities so you can start planning your stay at the Dolder Grand.
Our concierge team is happy to provide suggestions for hikes, cycling tours and horse-and-carriage trips.
ideas for excursions and events with children
Where the most beautiful excursion destinations and recreational experiences are right outside your door. Here you will find ideas for excursions and events with children, adventure stories from families and information about the region. Have fun planning and discovering!