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Hotel Alexander

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Richmond, Canada
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I had the pleasure of staying 2 nights at the Hotel Alexander. From the moment we walked in, (after a long overnight flight and then 3 hour stop over in Paris to wait for a connecting flight) we were greeted by the most friendly and helpful staff who ensured we were taken care of. Our room was... More 

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North Bergen, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It might be like this in all Zurich but we booked this hotel because it had a queen bed instead of a single and it turned out to be extremely small rooms. It felt like a room from Ikea. Other than the room itself the staff were very fringing and the location is very central and good.

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Hotel_Alexander, Team-Alexander at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear DoronBr, Thank you for sharing your experience with the tripadvisor community. We are happy to read your nice feedback about our staff and location. All in all you are right. Our rooms are a little bit cosy – your comparison with a wellknown Swedish furniture chain – we take as a compliment. If the provided room, do not meet... More 

Shreveport, Louisiana
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

friendly helpful staff, comfortable, quiet , and well air conditioned room ,excellent breakfast starting at 6:30 , good location only 4 to 5 minute walk to main train station. Would definitely stay there again.

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Toowoomba, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Going through all my holiday snaps from our Holiday in Europe. Alexander was a fabulous central location. We walked everywhere or could easily hop on public transport. Walking distance to the main rail, beautiful historical city. Rooms clean modern need tidy, comfortable and the service from staff was outstanding. Even the room service was given with courtesy and friendliness. Of... More 

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Hotel_Alexander, Reception-Team at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear Chooka2015, We do not wanne beat about the bush – we wanne come straight to the point: many many thanks for your nice comment. We feel honored to have left such a favorable impression. A feedback like yours shows us that we are on the right track. We wish you a good time and would be extremely happy to... More 

Los Angeles, California
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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just a five minute walk from the Bahnhof and the main shopping area and a half block from the Limmat River, Hotel Alexander is on a street lined with cafes. The entire staff is excellent; the rooms are modern, well-designed and quiet. And, if you are visiting during a heat wave as we were, you will love the air-conditioning. We... More 

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Hotel_Alexander, Reception-Team at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear Nancy R, what a lovely comment. Thank you for taking the time to send us a feedback from your stay. We are happy that our rooms with AC and our location could convince. The time you save can for example best be spent for a nice walk along the shores of Zurichs river Limmat or for a break from... More 

New York City, New York
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29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I stayed in 2 rooms at this hotel on our last night in Zurich and very much enjoyed our stay. It is well located (5 minute walk from train station and in the old part of town), clean and modern. The rooms are a little small by American standards but pretty normal for Zurich. There is free... More 

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Hotel_Alexander, Reception at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear Kate, Thank you for taking the time to write us such a lovely comment. A comment like yours can be a "lifesaver". :) It shows us, that we are on the right track and that our efforts are bearing fruit. We are happy that you have had a great time in Hotel Alexander and in Zurich. We look forward... More 

San Francisco, California
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4 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed there last Wednesday and Thursday night. I was in the Guest House the first night. No air conditioning and a little portable fan in the corner of the room. It was over 90 degrees (33 degrees Celsius). I didn't sleep at all that night. The next morning they agree to move me for 46 Swiss Francs. Then they... More 

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Hotel_Alexander, Reception-Team at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear Brad, thank you for your honest and informative comment. We are very sorry, that you have left Hotel Alexander with such impressions. You are right, there is no AC in our Alexander Guesthouse . But we say quiet openly on our homepage and every online channel that only our hotel is equipped with AC, that is why we offer... More 

Campins, Spain
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well located and still quiet and comfortable rooms in the Zürich old town. It offered a good cost/benefit relation, although Switzerland as a whole and Zürich in particular are quiet expensive nowadays due to appreciation of the CHF...

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Hotel_Alexander, Reception-Team at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear Andristahel, Thank you for your absolutely affirmative comment on the location of our hotel. You are right, the city of Zurich is unfortunately not one of the cheaper places in Switzerland. Therefore we really appreciate that we were able to convince you from our price/performance ratio. Our prices are conform to downtown standards for three-star hotels in Zurich. We... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

Stellar location with easy access to many sites. An easy walk or tram ride from train station. Helpful staff. Small rooms by US standards but had everything we needed. No place to really place 2nd large suitcase other than on the floor. Rooms were clean. A/C worked well on hot August days. Nice breakfast buffet.

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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear Nancy M, Thank you for your lovely comments. It is such a nice feeling to know that you had a great experience at the Hotel Alexander and that you found our Team extremely helpful and friendly. In fact, our aim is to make our Guests feel home and offer them an unforgettable experience. Thank you again and we are... More 

Jerusalem, Israel
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

We've stay at the Alexander hotel and very happy with this choice. Very good location, a few minutes walking from central station, city center. Little bit small, but clean room, elevator and good tasty breakfast. One more important thing: extremely friendly personal. My stay was over the expected, I am happy with my hotel choice and highly recommend Alexander hotel.... More 

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Hotel_Alexander, Reception at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Hi Alex!! Thank you sooo much for the good review. WOW!! We are happy that you had a pleasent stay with us. Looking forward to your next stay :) Cheers and thank you again :) Lilli More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: $180 - $308 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Alexander 3*
Number of rooms: 41
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#41 Romantic Hotel in Zurich
#47 Business Hotel in Zurich
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