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Hotel Alexander

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#39 of 134 Hotels in Zurich
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed over for a few days in Zurich and arrived by train at the main train station. The hotel is easy enough to find as it is just down the cobblestone street. Pulling luggage down the street is noisy and a little challenging. What I liked about our stay were: 1. The reception was very friendly...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Immaculate family run hotel. We stayed here to enable us to enjoy New Hears Eve in Zurich and would highly recommend. Convenient for old town, riverside promennade, main railway station and the public car park. Lovely restaurants located close by....the one directly opposite was wonderful for supper. I would not hesitate to return to this hotel.

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Ames, Iowa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location was perfect, the price was a good deal, the room was comfortable, and the staff were friendly and efficient. We have one child, and the "family room" with three beds was perfect. There would not be space for a family of four in one room, though.

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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear lalisonphillips We thank you very much for your feedback. We are very pleased to notice that you have enjoyed your stay with us. In our view, happy customers and happy staff go together like horse and carriage. We thank you for your affirmative comment with respect to friendliness of our staff. Our desk clerks are always ready to attend...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at this hotel in September,Great Location, a short walk (5-10 min ) from the main Hauptbahnhof (main-station), Close to lots of restaurants shops and the oldpart of the bustling city .Rooms were clean and had all you needed ,Staff were polite and very helpful . Breakfast was OK and had the usual food selection available. If in this part...

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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear Poddy Thank you very much for your stay and your comments left on TripAdvisor. 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 endeavour to give...

New York City, New York
Reviewed December 9, 2016

I spent almost a week at the Alexander and loved it. The staff were always very warm, welcoming and helpful. It was impeccably clean and the room had everything I needed for a comfortable stay. The location is fantastic - in a lively, bustling part of town, a short walk from the Hauptbahnhof (main train station), ETH and other major...

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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear Traveleasy, Allow us to thank you for the amazing words describing your experience in our hotel and for sharing it with all the other TripAdvisor users. Reading your nice feedbacks really put a big smile upon our faces, because we have made it! With the attention to simple details we contributed, to make your Zürich trip a marvellous one,...

Porto, Portugal
Reviewed December 6, 2016

Stayed for three days, the hotel is very well situated and the staff is really nice. on the day of the check in we were offered water and small chocolates in the room. The breakfast is fine for a 3 star hotel. Booked last minute it was a bit pricey but so is all of Zurich!

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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear MJoo A Thank you very much for your kind annotation. It was a big pleasure for us to accommodate you in our Hotel Alexander. 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 to see that you rewarded it. Your feedback...

albany, ny
Reviewed November 23, 2016

My wife and I stayed three nights at the Alexander and found the staff very helpful and accomodating, the location ideal, and the room comfortable though compact. The breakfasts were part of the room charge and had a nice selection of meal choices. Given that Zurich is quite expensive the breakfasts add real value to staying there. If there are...

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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear Spprof Thank you most sincerely for your highly positive feedback on the Hotel Alexander experience. We deeply appreciate your comments and feel very proud that our hotel met your expectations. It is our ambition to provide exceptional service and your very kind words are encouraging and much appreciated by all of us. We hope to have the pleasure to...

Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

After reading the trip advisor reviews i decided to book a twin room at this hotel. To be honest it's exactly as it says on the tin. It's in a great location in the old town. The tourist points in Zurich are so accessible by foot. With tram 3 stopping at the top of the street and tram 4 running...

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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear Jacqueline W Thank you most sincerely for your highly positive feedback on your hotel Alexander experience. We are deeply appreciate your comments and feel very proud that our hotel met your expectations. It is our ambition to provide exceptional service and your very kind words are encouraging and much appreciated by all of us. We are thankfully aware of...

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed November 14, 2016

I want to advice everybody to go to this hotel. The location is very nice and It's really a professional hotel. Room was really good, very comfortable bed and pillows. It was very clean also.Then I want to thank the staff for everything. So I think I'll stay here again next year.

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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear fivi31, Thank you most sincerely for your highly positive feedback on your hotel Alexander experience. We deeply appreciate your comments and feel very proud that our hotel met your expectations. It is our ambition to provide exceptional service and your very kind words are encouraging and much appreciated by all of us. We hope to have the pleasure to...

George, South Africa
Reviewed November 8, 2016

We have lost our key to the apartment we rented in Zurich for one week while on vacation . We had to look for alternative accommodation at 21:30 at night. However all our personal belongings - Proof of identity, passports and credit cards were locked in the apartment. Only one room was available at the hotel and the night staff...

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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear Kobus16, We are very pleased to notice that you have enjoyed your stay with us. Your evaluations have an enormous motivating effect on our team. We always endeavor to give our customers a sincere, obliging and professional service, which we keep trying hard to enhance. We would be pleased to welcome you again in our hotel. Yours truly, Team-Aexander

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Hotel Alexander

Address: Niederdorfstrasse 40 | 8001 Zurich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Zurich > Zurich
Price Range: $173 - $306 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Alexander 3*
Number of rooms: 41
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Also Known As:
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#41 Romantic Hotel in Zurich
#47 Business Hotel in Zurich
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“We have one child, and the "family room" with three beds was perfect. There would not be space for a family of four in one room, though. ”
 of 5 bubbles lalisonphillips, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“We were on the street and t most of the noise are blocked out.”
 of 5 bubbles Kobus16, Nov 8, 2016 | Read review
“I would think that the rooms at the back would be quieter than those at the front.”
 of 5 bubbles Becca3189, Oct 11, 2016 | Read review
“DO NOT stay in the guest house”
  • no air conditioning, this moved the air around a little
  • smaller than single bed, 2 inch thick mattress
 of 5 bubbles BradLSF, Aug 28, 2016 | Read review
“Ask fora room with air-conditioning”
 of 5 bubbles 411yvonne, Aug 10, 2016 | Read review
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