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Hotel Alexander

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Niederdorfstrasse 40, Zurich 8001, Switzerland (Old Town)
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Ranked #36 of 123 hotels in Zurich
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is just right for a short stay in Zurich. Location is great, in the picturesque Old Town and within walking distance of a lot of sights, restaurants, and shops. Tram stop just a few steps away. Clean, newly renovated rooms with AC. Free wifi and good quality breakfast included in the rates. The lady at the reception desk... More

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Atlanta
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were staying in the dependance building. Small rooms but clean bed and clean shower. Breakfast in the main building, but its not even a 2 minute walk. Good breakfast. Friendly staff. Wifi code only lasts 24hrs so you need to get a new pass at the front desk. Location is perfect. Lots to see and so many restaurants in... More

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Checkin was efficient and cordial - wifi worked great - for as many devices as you needed. We needed a corkscrew - so we were given one gratis. Location was superb - easy walk with luggage from the trian station. Lovely to stroll all the old cobbled streets, along the river, sit at a cafe. Got to watch some world... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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158 reviews 158 reviews
23 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel fills up fast in the summer months and is popular because of its superb location in the heart of Zurich near practically all the attractions, the main station and the shopping district of Bahnhof Strasse. The entrance is a small doorway along a row of shops on a cobbled street and quite nondescript. The reception is small, there... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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77 reviews 77 reviews
49 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked 3 rooms here for my siblings and I. Price for chf 190 for their business room. Email correspondence was speedy and efficient. Price was spot on for what we were getting. I have stayed in Zurich before so I know the Old Town area is nicer to stay at. Hotel Alexander's location was wonderful, smack dab in the... More

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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear Pigletthepug, Thank you very much for having had the privilege to be your host. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the Hotel Alexander. Thank you for your kind comments about our staff. I am pleased to share your positive feedback with all our team members and we are glad to hear that you enjoyed... More

frederick, maryland
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338 reviews 338 reviews
64 hotel reviews
395 helpful votes 395 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This was very convenient for a meeting at the Federal Institute of Technology which is just up the street and then up a short walkway with 137 steps; in the other direction, across a scenic bridge it is only a few blocks to the main shopping street (Banhofstrasse); also not far from the Zurichsee and a short walk to the... More

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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear fred200099 Thank you very much for the time taken to write such a nice comment. We are open for any kind of feedback; but prefer, of course the positive comments we are getting from our guests. We wish you a nice day and hope to welcome you soon again. Kind regards The Hotel Alexander Team More

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We had made reservations to stay at the Guesthouses and got upgraded to the regular hotel. Its an easy walk from the train station and they were able to let us check in at 10am. There were chocolates on the pillows, AC, Fridge, and one of the best wifi's during our stay in Switzerland. We did not take advantage of... More

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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear Ari2569, We are very pleased to notice that you have enjoyed your stay in our Hotel Alexander. Thank you very much. We are pleased to notice that you have been happy with the room. We are proud of it, since your evaluation is of considerable importance to us. We will be pleased if you tell your friends and acquaintances... More

Hilversum, The Netherlands
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Small inexpensive hotel in the middle of Zürich. Small but modern room. Bathroom also small. Breakfast was good. Car parking close to hotel but needs to be reserved in advance. Price/quality for Zürich standards very good. Great hotel for one or two night stay when you just need a good bed in the center of town! Only minor point is... More

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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear Vrijbuiters, We are very pleased that you have chosen us to be your host. Do you like our refurbished rooms? Well, we're mighty glad to hear that. Our rooms have indeed been renovated in such a way as to be state-of-the-art. Will you be coming back? We'd be delighted if you do. Kind regards Your Hotel Alexander Team More

Boca Raton, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Excellent location in the middle of all the shopping. Walking distance from the train station. Breakfast was good. The beds were not the best arrangement. We had my husband and I along with my 9 year old boy and they put 3 cots in the room it seemed. 2 pushed together and one against the wall.

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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear dmsmass, Thank you very much for your feedback. We are very pleased to read that you were be happy our service. Regarding our room reservation, we kindly like to inform you that all our family rooms are equipped with one double and one single bed. The interior of the room we are trying to make harmonious. Kind regards Your... More

Tel Aviv, Israel
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Stayed solely at the Alexander's for one night during March 2014. It's a small nice hotel at the heart of Zurich old city , right on a a street with a lot of restaurants a coffee shops. (No noise at night) The check-in was quick and also got a free "upgrade" to a room with a king size bed. The... More

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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear Oren B, Thank you very much for having had the privilege to be your host. Our rooms have been renovated in the spring of 2012 and equipped with special sound-proof windows. Good housekeeping is thus of paramount importance. Please contact us if you need a parking space. We only have a limited number of spaces. Yours truly Hotel Alexander’s... More

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Address: Niederdorfstrasse 40, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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Location: Switzerland > Zurich > Old Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Alexander 3*
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#37 Romantic Hotel in Zurich #46 Business Hotel in Zurich
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Our owner-managed hotel is ideally located in the middle of Zurich's Old Town - at just 5 minutes walking distance from the Central Railway Station.Virtually everything of interest is within short walking distance. Not just only Zurich's well-known landmarks but also the business quarters with the banks and shops, the high-end shopping district «Bahnhofstrasse», the university quarters, amongst them the ETH «Federal Institute of Technology», the car-free lake- and riverside promenades and many Cafés, bars and restaurants.The Hotel Alexander, renovated in February 2012, has more than 41 lavishly appointed and well tended non smoking rooms. Energy saving LED bulbs, a much enhanced panoramic view of the historic center thanks to its new windows, comfy beds and bright modern bathrooms turn your stay into a very enjoyable event. ... more   less 
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