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Hotel Alexander

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Niederdorfstrasse 40, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Halifax, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Modern, neat, clean rooms. Friendly and welcoming staff. Quick jaunt to train station. (Maybe a 10 minute stroll.) Suitable for a quick tourist visit to Zurich. Tip: Safari Bar around the corner on Zahringer Strasse a good bet for a cold beer.

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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear aannddy Thank you very much indeed for your evaluation. It's good to know that we may just proceed the way we've done so far. A friendly smile is generally answered by another one’s friendly smile. It looks like we're on the right track as far as friendliness and politeness are concerned. Thank you very much also for your pleasant... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a nice little hotel, the rooms although fairly basic are modern and very clean. The hotel is in a great location fronting on a cobbled street with a great atmosphere and lots of friendly people have a a good time. It's just a few minutes walk away fro the waterfront which has great views of the mountains in... More 

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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear Jacob A We thank you very, very much for your kind review on you stay in our hotel Alexander. It is a pleasure for us to read your compliments about our staff. Your good compliments do encourage our team to do their best work each day. We are thankfully aware of our privilege of being located in the beautiful... More 

Alcala De Henares, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was our first travel with our 1 year old baby. Our stay in the Alexander Hotel has been absolutely perfect. The super friendly staff of the hotel provided us all we needed (baby bed, baby chairs for the breakfast, etc.). The location is also very convenient: really close to the Zurich main train station. You also find plenty of... More 

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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear R L and Family We thank you very very much for your kind review on you stay in our hotel Alexander. It is a pleasure for us to read your compliments about our staff. Your good compliments do encourage our team to do their best work each day. Thank you again for your compliments and we hope to welcome... More 

Chicago
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

The hotel is about a 10 minute walk from the train station. The prices are very good (for Zurich), the beds are quite comfortable, free internet access is excellent, breakfast not extraordinary but quite satisfactory. TIPS 1. If you are arriving at Zurich airport you can take the train to the Zurich Main Train Station (Hauptbanhof, or Zurich HBF on... More 

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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear A_Guy_in_Chicago Thank you very much for your stay and the review written on TripAdvisor. It was a big pleasure for us welcoming you. We were pleased to read all your helpful tips you mentioned for other travellers. The Giacometti paintings in the lobby of the police station are really nice and you are right a lot of Zürich inhabitants... More 

tucson
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

It is across the river from the main train station, an easy walk. (No parking, so this is not a hotel if you are driving, but great if you are using train). Very friendly staff, nice décor, good value for money considering how expensive Zurich is. Rooms are a bit small, but not as tiny as some I have seen... More 

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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear cheetahguy Thank you very much for your stay in our hotel Alexander. Thank you also for the time taken to write us such a good review about our hotel and the friendliness of your staff. When we renovated the rooms functionality was very important to us. As we are located in the old town the rooms were not built... More 

Almaty, Kazakhstan
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184 reviews 184 reviews
60 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

The two big advantages of this hotel are the good friendly staff and great location. The hotel itself is on rather budget side. The building is so small that even a small renovation of the reception area that was on during our short stay made the whole place look abandoned . Our room was clean and warm but small and... More 

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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear Oleg K Thank you very much for your stay in our hotel Alexander. We apologize for the inconvenience caused because of the reconstruction of the lobby / front desk. But we would also like to thank you for the compliments written about our staff. We try our best to serve all costumers needs also under different circumstances. We wish... More 

herzeliya
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

The hotel is undergoing renovations and on arrival we were told that if the noise is too much for us they would understand if we want to change hotels. As a matter of fact the renovations did not affect us. Most of the time we were outside touring so apart from a slight inconvenience when coming back at night (you... More 

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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear Sigipooh Thank you very much for the time taken to write such a nice comment about your stay. We are delighted you had a memorable stay with us. We also would like to 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... More 

Sydney, Australia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
13 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

After coming out the wrong end of the main train and being directed to jump on the number 4 tram, we easily found the hotel, but not the reception. At the moment it is next door, whilst the normal reception is being renovated. We were delighted with our triple room... It was surprisingly large. The bathroom had everything you needed.... More 

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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear Aliyore Thank you very much for the time taken to write such a nice comment about your stay. We are delighted you had a memorable stay with us. We also would like to 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... More 

Sydney, Australia
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70 reviews 70 reviews
14 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

My partner and I stayed for two nights in January at Hotel Alexander. The rooms are small, but are modern and well thought out from an efficiency perspective; unless you're planning on spending a lot of your waking hours in the room, this should not be an issue (as there is a lot to see in Zurich!). WiFi speed was... More 

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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Elmo_Aus Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a nice feedback. It satisfies us greatly that you have had an enjoyable stay at the Hotel Alexander. As the building is very old, the room size is, unfortunately, a little bit limited. We are glad that our room design has proven itself worthy by making... More 

Athens, Greece
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 via mobile

The hotel is located at a great spot, in the center of Zurich and just a few minutes walk from the train station (approx. 5-7 minutes walk with luggage from train station). It is clean and recently renovated with very friendly staff. The breakfast was good, with good variety. The room was a bit small but was comfortable and had... More 

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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear Anthi S Thank you very much for the time taken to write such a nice comment about your stay. We are delighted you had a memorable stay with us. We also would like to 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... More 

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