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Hotel Alexander

Niederdorfstrasse 40, Zurich 8001 Switzerland
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Updated 05/03/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Hotel Alexander
Updated 05/03/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#3 of 138 hotels in Zurich
Travelers' Choice
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.
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Property amenities
Valet parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Children's television networks
Taxi service
Baggage storage
Currency exchange
24-hour front desk
Paid private parking nearby
Coffee shop
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Vending machine
Non-smoking hotel
ATM on site
First aid kit
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Cable / satellite TV
Bath / shower
Interconnected rooms available
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
Hair dryer
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Room types
City view
Non-smoking rooms
Good to know
City View
Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, Arabic and 4 more


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Grade: 100 out of 100
241Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
94Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
758Reviews18Q+A79Room tips
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Popular mentions
Sophie wrote a review May 2021
1 contribution
Highly recommended place, Ayman gave us a super warm welcome and was always around if we had any questions. The Rooms are clean and cosy, the location in the center of town. Definitely my fav hotel address in Zurich
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Traveled on business
Response from Felix Helbling, Geschäftsführer at Hotel Alexander
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hello Sophie It is nice to hear that you have felt at home with us and that you were able to enjoy your stay at the centrally located Hotel Alexander. Also the praise to our staff and the beautiful and clean rooms are very much appreciated. Thank you very much for taking the time to write us such a positive review! Stay healthy and until next time Marc and Team Alexander
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Asfar Y wrote a review Apr 2021
1 contribution
I really liked how polite the Stuff were there ! And i got a Room with a beautiful view! And the waiting Time was less than 3 min i think. Next time when i visit swiss zurich again it will be definitely the Alexander Hotel! Thank You !
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Traveled on business
Response from Felix Helbling, Geschäftsführer at Hotel Alexander
Responded Apr 18, 2021
Dear Asfar94 We are glad that you found your stay at the Hotel Alexander an enjoyable one. We thank you very much for your feedback. Best quality for best guests - Thank you very much for sharing your satisfaction with our rooms and the friendliness of our staff. For us, satisfied guests also mean satisfied staff. We would be very happy if we could welcome you as a guest again. Many greetings from Laura & the Hotel Alexander Team
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MV111 wrote a review Mar 2021
7 contributions9 helpful votes
Thank you all, especially to Marco that was very kind! The stay was perfect and very central, right in the Niederdorfstrasse. The parking was available. The hotel offered us also three tickets for the zoo, free of charge.
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Date of stay: March 2021
1 Helpful vote
Response from Felix Helbling, Geschäftsführer at Hotel Alexander
Responded Mar 10, 2021
Hello MV11111, Thank you for the positive words and the time you took to write a review. We are very pleased that you liked the central location of the Hotel Alexander in Zurich. Marc also thanks you for the positive feedback and sends his regards. To make our guests' stay as good as possible, we always try to go the extra mile. Best regards and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Marc and Team Alexander
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Aleksandar D wrote a review Feb 2021
1 contribution
. The hotel is really recommendable is located in the old town and in a few minutes you are at the sights and the train station really excellent and every time very, very friendly staff here in the hotel alexander
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Traveled on business
Response from Felix Helbling, Geschäftsführer at Hotel Alexander
Responded Mar 5, 2021
Dear Aleksandar, Thank you very much for taking the time to reward us with such a great feedback about your stay at Hotel Alexander in Zurich. With great pleasure we have read your positive words for our centrally location and friendly staff. We would be happy to welcome you one day again - benefit with yout next stay from our free entrance tickets for Zoo Zurich and the free use of your portable wifi hotspots. Until then we wish you all the best - stay healthy! Marc and Team-Alexander
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Blakee wrote a review Jan 2021
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we were very pleased at our stay in the hotel alexander. The Check-In experience made by Marc was excellent. I'm looking forward for the next stay between march and may. Hopefully until then the situation has normalised.
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Traveled with friends
Response from Felix Helbling, Geschäftsführer at Hotel Alexander
Responded Jan 19, 2021
Hello Blake, Thank you for your great review and kind words about our staff. He was very happy about it. We hope to be able to fulfill your wishes during your next stay as well. Until then, we wish you a pleasant time and stay healthy. Best regards from Zurich Ayman and Team Alexander
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Alexander
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Alexander?
Nearby attractions include Old Town (0.2 miles), Zoological Museum (0.2 miles), and Hauptbahnhof (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Alexander?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and breakfast buffet.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Alexander?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Alexander?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Alexander?
Yes, a parking garage, paid private parking nearby, and paid public parking nearby are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Alexander?
Conveniently located restaurants include Haus zum Rueden, Laderach, and Restaurant La Soupière.
Is Hotel Alexander located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.2 miles away from the center of Zurich.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel Alexander?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Alexander?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Arabic.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Alexander?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Liebfrauenkirche (0.4 miles), Platzspitz Park (0.4 miles), and Zunfthaus zur Meisen (0.3 miles).
Does Hotel Alexander have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the city view available here.