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Hotel Alexander

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Niederdorfstrasse 40, Zurich 8001, Switzerland (Old Town)
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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117 reviews 117 reviews
28 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is very good. You can easily walk to most of the places you would want to go in central Zurich. The price is very reasonable (for Zurich). The rooms are snug..... but clean and functional. Same for the bath. Breakfast is good. It's not fancy or luxury....... but it works very well for a few day's stay in... More

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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pleasant hotel clean & cozy w/air conditioning! Nice in the warm Summer months. Friendly/helpful staff and close to tram & train, as well as, restaurants & shopping. Small rooms but plenty of room for 2! Easy to get to hotel from Zurich airport by tram #10.

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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear MalissaSantana Thank you very much for having had the privilege to be your host and for your comments on Tripadvisor. We are thankfully aware of our privilege of being located in the beautiful historic city center of Zurich. Most places of interest are within walking distance like the main railroad station, cultural sites, restaurants, the river Limmat and the... More

Swindon, England, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a bit like a premier inn or travel lodge (uk hotels), with little to offer other than rooms and breakfast room. However the place is clean and tidy, and actually a nice little hotel in a really convenient location. I've been staying here for work regularly for the last few months and going to stay so longer still. They've... More

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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear Guppyuk 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 ambition. We wish you a very pleasant day and hope to see you here again. Yours truly The Hotel Alexander Staff More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at hotel Alexander for one night, but we'd love to spend longer time there. A perfect place to recharge our batteries! It's located in the middle of everything: the old town, by the river, in a lively restaurant- and shopping street, a 5-10 minutes walk from the train station. It's amazingly quiet considering it's location. The bed was... More

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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear OdaLohne We would like to thank you very much for having taken the time to write a review about your stay. We work each day to provide you a comfortable and cleaned room. This is very important to us. But even more important for us is to make our guests feel at home. Your compliment on our staff is... More

Sibiu, Romania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The hotel was located in the heart of the city, which was a huge plus, the free high speed internet was again no problem. I really liked the stay there. The elevator was quite small, but the building is not that high, so there stairs are a good option too.

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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear abarbosa21 Thank you very much that you stay in the Hotel Alexander. We are pleased to notice that you have been happy with the room. We hope we can welcome you here soon again. Kind regards The staff from Hotel Alexander More

Zurich
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

After been badly ripped off by ibis hotel near airport Zurich I got myself booked in this hotel and it was a wonderful experience staying there everything was just outside the hotel bars cafés shisha smoke u just name it and it's outside the hotel.Price they charged me was unbelievable it was the lowest of all hotel across for single... More

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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear Zainshsh 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 great... More

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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

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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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear travelmomABC We thank you very much for your feedback. We are very pleased to notice that you have enjoyed your stay with us. Your evaluations have an enormous motivating effect on our team, and they support us in our daily work. We always endeavor to give our customers a sincere, obliging and professional service which we keep trying hard... More

Atlanta
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

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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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear Niels R 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 ambition. Concerning the parking: It is very unfortunate that you experienced it as confusing. As the space is very limited in the... More

Lafayette, Louisiana
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

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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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear krugman 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

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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172 reviews 172 reviews
26 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

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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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear Legal_itinerant, Thank you very much for your kindly words. 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 your time with us. We... More

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Address: Niederdorfstrasse 40, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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Location: Switzerland > Canton of Zurich > Zurich > Old Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Alexander 3*
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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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