The Palais Kraft is located in the heart of Zurich's best residential area "Zurichberg", close (72m) to the "Toblerplatz" tram stop.

"Toblerplatz" is the nearest tram and bus stop from where tram 6 takes you to to the Zurich Zoo or Zurich Main (train) station, and bus 33 takes you to the "Seefeld" lakeside area.

The "Kirche Fluntern" tram stop is 260m distant below Palais Kraft. From "Kirche Fluntern" there is tram 6 (as above) plus tram 5 which takes you to the "Bellevue" close to the old town and "Bürkliplatz" for the lake boats.
Additionally the bus lines 33, 34 and 751 stop at "Kirche Fluntern".

At Toblerplatz (72m from Palais Kraft) you find
- Post office with ATM
- Migros supermarket, open Monday to Saturday 07:30-20:00
- SPAR supermarket
- Drugstore Haefliger
- Newspaper store, open seven days a week
- Tobli private school
- Furniture store
- Butchery Reif

At Vorderberg (260m from Palais Kraft)
- Wilde Tiere family coffee shop
- coop supermarket
- Hausammann bakery and coffee shop
- Drugstore and modern pharmacy Haefliger
- Old style pharmacy and compounder
- Dry cleaner
- Flower shop
- Two hairdresser shops
- Furniture and
- Dental center Vorderberg Zahnärzte
- Medical center Aerztehaus Fluntern
- Public school Fluntern

Near Palais Kraft there are four world-class hospitals
- Bethanien private clinic (350m)
- Zurich University Hospital (1km) with emergencies ward
- Zurich University Women's Hospital (1,2km)
- Hirslanden private clinic (3.5km) with emergencies ward

In the Palais Kraft main building there are two private clinics which are among the best in Switzerland in their fields
- Alpha Clinic for joint surgery, sport injuries, muscle, spine, legs, feet problems and rehabilitation
- White House Center for Liposuction

The Zurich Zoo is 1.5km from Palais Kraft, the FIFA Museum 1.7km and the Dolder ice rink and open-air swimming pool 1.8km. There are large public forest within 1km of Palais Kraft which are safe for walking or jogging.

Zurich University is 750m from Palais Kraft and the ETH Zurich federal technical university is 1.1km away.

The banking and shopping district of Zurich city is about 2.2km from Palais Kraft.