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Hotel Alexander

#29 of 133 Hotels in Zurich
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Niederdorfstrasse 40 | 8001 Zurich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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Sydney, Australia
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36 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed 11th to 15th July 2016. Located on main street of old city about 10 minute walk from station with suitcases. Many places to eat on doorstep. Clean, friendly & helpful staff, good quality toilet paper. Satisfying Breakfast included in room rate. Trams nearby.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I spent 3 nights at the Alexander . Just at the Old Town, plenty of restaurants and bars around . The manager, Felix, will go the extra mile for solving any inconvenience . In my case I had a problem with the air conditioning and Felix , not only managed to put us in different rooms ( with the hotel... More 

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Kristiansand, Norway
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this hotel for one night. The location was perfect. Just a 10 minuttes walk from the railwaystation. Nice rooms and good breakfast. We got a room with a small view to the river. IT was a nice bathroom, but it was a bit unusual with just a glass door between the room and the bathroom.

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Thank hclolan
Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear hclolan, Thank you very much for your affirmative feedback. It is a confirmation that we are doing things the way they should be done. You have been able to benefit from our central location, which is quite a good thing. We are located in the old town of Zurich in the pedestrian street called Niederdorfstrasse just one street behind... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a great stay in the hotel. We loved it. Close to the city. It was a really great stay in the hotel. We truly loved it. Cozy room and great breakfast with tons of food. Clean rooms and clean appartments.

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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear MikalisKou, Thank you very much for your stay and for rating us on TripAdvisor! We really appreciate your kind review about your stay. Our philosophy is delivering a beautiful Guest's experience and we strive day by day to make sure you spend a good time with us. We hope we can welcome you soon again and we send our... More 

New Zealand
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26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel was a 7 min walk from the train station. The reception staff were extremely helpful on arrival. They showed us to our accommodation around the corner at the Guest house. We had plenty of restaurants around the hotel and a supermarket right next to the hotel which was open from 8am- 9pm. The river is one street over.... More 

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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear ScottNewZealand We are so happy to read your positive experience at the Hotel Alexander. Thank you for the time taken to write it down and for sharing it with all TripAdvisor readers. We really appreciate your all your feedback. Regarding the tea and coffee making facilities. We do not have any in our rooms but we do have kettles... More 

Wichita Falls, Texas
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14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel Alexander is not a luxury hotel, but it is an affordable, quality choice in the heart of the old town of Zurich. Our twin bed room was tiny, but the separated twin beds, on opposite walls, were a nice change from the typical Swiss configuration of twin beds pushed together. The location, about a 7 minute walk from the... More 

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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear tomkey, We are so happy to read your positive experience at the Hotel Alexander. Thank you for sharing it with all TripAdvisor readers. We are looking forward to welcome you back for another memorable and charming experience in Zürich. Kind regards from the staff More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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54 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel located within walking distance of everything in Zurich and 1 block from river. Very friendly helpful staff. Very good breakfast included each morning; scrambled eggs are the best. Air conditioned room located on busy entertainment street but room was quiet with windows closed.

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Thank Rick06032011
Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear Rick06032011, We would like to thank you for your comments regarding your stay in our hotel Alexander. It is always puts a big smile on our faces when we can read that our customers point out the friendliness of our staff. Thank you very much also for sharing your impressions with all other TripAdvisor travellers. We wish you all... More 

Doorwerth, The Netherlands
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

On business trips to Zurich. I always book the Alexander. A friendly and cozy hotel in the middle of a hectic city. And on my secons visit, I was received with a "welcome back, nice to see you again." Where do you find this nowadays? On walking distance from the main railway station, with fast connections through the enitre city.... More 

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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear 575angelav 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. If our guest are happy, we are happy too. Thank you very much for pointing out the friendliness of our staff. Thank... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Great location. 10 min to zurich HB station. Eating places nearby. Walling distance to many attractions. 10 minutes walk to the University of Zurich. About 10 minutes walk to Grossmunster, Fraumunster and Bahnhofstrasse shopping area. Got a good corner room. Very efficient and accommodating reception staff.

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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear pam g, Thank you very much for your kind words to describe 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 does encourage all our staff very much - thank... More 

Orlando, Florida
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

This was an easy 7-minute walk with luggage from the train station and located on a nice road with plenty of restaurants. We had requested a courtyard room to minimize outside noise and it was definitely quiet. Rooms are a bit small with not huge amounts of maneuvering room with luggage, etc. But it was easy to deal with that.... More 

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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear Debbie275 Thank you very much for your kind annotation. It was a big pleasure for us to accommodate you in our Hotel Alexander. It’s also a big 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... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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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: $189 - $300 (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:
Alexander Hotel zürich
Hotel Style:
#41 Romantic Hotel in Zurich
#47 Business Hotel in Zurich
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