The Hotel Europe in Zürich is situated in the north-east wing of the Grand Utocastle which has been constructed over one century ago from 1898 until 1900. The prestigious building is an offspring from a neo-baroque era with influence of the art nouveau. The hotel is owned by the Kramer family since 1996. In October 2010 the former 3 star Hotel Europe has been completly renovated during a period of 5 months. As of 1st of March 2011 the hotel shines in new 4 star splender.