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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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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

No frills, basic rooms and amenities, easy walking distance to sights. Very expensive for what it is, but this seems par for the course in Zurich. The room was listed as having air conditioning; the hotel doesn't actually have air conditioning, but rather, they put a standing fan-like contraption in the room. It was weak, but better than nothing.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The hotel is perfectly located, right in the historic center. Staff is very helpful and provide a great experience at check in and out. Rooms are spacious with basic amenities. Bed mattress is very firm so if you don't like this, be warned. Car parking costs chf30 per day and is located nearby. Access is by car elevator, which is... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location with many restaurants and pubs all around. There's a great restaurant right opposite the hotel. And next to it on either side too. Very helpful friendly staff. Rooms and toilets are quite small. Gets a little noisy with all the pubs around especially since we stayed during the weekend. But certainly worth it.

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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear Nelum H Thank you very much for your stay at the hotel Alexander and your motivating review. It is a great pleasure for us to read that you liked your stay very much. We are very glad that you were satisfied with our service. This should be the kind of service we are aiming to give and it is... More 

Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 1 night on a rainy summer afternoon of March 2015. We went with very low expectation given the price and we had booked the hostel (sister property of the hotel) which is one lane behind the hotel. At arriving at the hostel, we were told to collect our keys at the front desk of the hotel. Being... More 

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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear SGTravel10 Thank you very much for your review on our Alexander Guesthouse / Hotel Alexander in the middle of Zürich’s old town. We are very glad to read that you liked your stay very much. We wish you a nice day and hope we can accommodate you soon again in our hotel. Best regards All the best from our... More 

muscat
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42 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in this hotel on transit in Zurich for one night, it was worth traveling from the airport and spending the night in the old town of Zurich, the location of the hotel is excellent, close to the main train station, a few meters from the lake, and right in the old town. The hotel was very clean and had... More 

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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear falhashar Thank you very much for your stay. It was a big pleasure for us. Your compliment has made our day. Thank you very much for your affirmative feedback. It's a confirmation that we’re doing things the way they should be done. We wish you a nice day and hope we will see you soon again. Kindest regards The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here three nights. Small entry door from street was very deceiving. Very friendly and helpful staff. Clean and modern rooms with a great breakfast as well Perfect location to walk around old city and ten minutes to train station. Good value and would stay here again

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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear ilan S Thank you very much for your review on our hotel Alexander in the middle of Zürich’s old town. We are very glad to read that you liked your stay very much. We wish you a nice day and hope we can accommodate you soon again in our hotel. Best regards All the best from our team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just spent six nights here. Very clean and the staff made us feel like family! Rinna greeted us with a smile and offered to help us with anything we needed. We'd asked for a room off the street and with AC and they made sure that's what we got. Small room but big enough...never spent much time in it.... More 

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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear Sue K, Thank you very much for your review on our hotel Alexander in the middle of Zürich’s old town. We are very glad to read that you liked your stay very much. We wish you a nice day and hope we can accommodate you soon again in our hotel. Best regards All the best from our team More 

Ponta Grossa, PR
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The hotel faces one of the main walk streets of Zurich. The staff was excelent and helped us a lot with some inquiries. But we found the place more like a hostel, and the location would be perfect for those who want to be in the middle of the fuzz. Good breakfast. We left the city one day earlier than... More 

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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear Jeis0n, Thank you very much for the time taken to rate us on tripadvisor. We noted with big regret that you were not totally satisfied with your stay. May we kindly ask you what we could have done better or different. We are located in the old town in a lively area where locals live and also like to... More 

Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

I had a great stay at the Hotel Alexander in summer 2014. The room was recently renovated, modern and exceptionally clean. And the stay got better and better each day as I experienced the wonderful service this hotel has to offer. The staff were very impressive. I booked a single room which was perfectly fine for 1 person. I asked... More 

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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear OzTraveller20 We are very pleased that you have chosen us to be your host. We are more than pleased to see that you have enjoyed your stay with us. In fact, customer satisfaction is our ultimate goal. We would be honored if you would spread those affirmative comments on the Hotel Alexander to your circle of friends. All the... More 

Columbia, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Spent one night at the Alexander because of its proximity to Zurich's central station, where I had to catch an early morning train. I had room on top floor on the interior, courtyard side, so didn't hear any street noise (which is a good thing, since the hotel sits on a busy pedestrian street in the heart of the tourist... More 

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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear LMOverby Thank you very much for the time taken to rate us on booking.com and your comments. You mentioned that you really enjoyed our central location. Due to the central location of our hotel you can find may bars and restaurants right next to the hotel. Also all places of interest are within walking distance. We wish you a... More 

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