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Hotel Alexander

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The locals call the area where Hotel Alexander is situated' Doerfli' which means little village.t The hotel itself is situated right in the centre of the historic quarter and only ten minutes to the main rail station.Hotel Alexander is a family run hotel and is only a short walk to a number of well known Zurich historical sites . The...

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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear scottie950, 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, so you may feel like coming back soon. We will be pleased if you tell your friends and family about your affirmative experience during your...

Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great little hotel 20 mins from airport in the old part of the city. Close for designer shopping, restaurants, walks along the river and the concert venues. Simply furnished room but everything we needed. We didn't have a kettle but we're provided with one on request. Great restaurant recommendations from the reception staff.

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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear Mrs Williskate1964, Thank you very much for taking the time to rejoice us with such a lovely and detailed comment. We really toappreciate yoru nice words and we are very happy, that you enjoyed your time with us. We would be delighted if we could welcome you one day again. Best and sunny regards from Zurich Your Team-Alexander

London
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clean, uncomplicated. Customer service was excellent, thanks Flora. Great location, walking distance to restaurants and Central Train Station. Very clean, modern, room not too big but enough for my purposes.

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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Goetch, Thank you very much for your stay. 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 Flora. Our desk clerks are always ready to attend you, our esteemed customers. Our ultimate ambition is to have happy customers. It looks...

Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Walk everywhere in Zurich. Just one block from the water. 10mins walk to the best picture spots and shopping. Room was clean and spacious. Nice breakfast and friendly staff. A little voice from the street but nothing you can't deal with. Would def recommend specially if you r traveling with friends.

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Hotel_Alexander, Leiter Front Office at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear Gabriela S., Thank you for your kind response. We appreciate the time you have taken to give us a short feedback from your stay. We are happy, that you had a great time in Zurich and we are looking forward to welcome you again. Best regards from Zurich, Your Team-Alexander

Doorwerth, The Netherlands
Reviewed 6 February 2017

I come here 4 - 5 times a year, and it's always a surprise how friendly the staff is. It may not be the most luxurious hotel in town, but an excellent price/quality ratio. Clean, modern rooms, not too large but well equipped. And right in the middle of everything: restaurants, bars the main railway station. An excellent choice

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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear 575angelav 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 meets your expectations. It is our ambition to provide exceptional service and your very kind words are encouraging and much appreciated by all of us. It is allways a big pleasure...

Reviewed 9 January 2017 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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Hotel_Alexander, Leiter Front Office at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear JustFoxeh, Thank you for taking the time to send us such a detailed feedback. Emerging from your extensive text, we imply, that this was nearly an affair to your heart and that we value double. Every response is important to us and serves as a basis for future improvements. We really enjoyed hosting you and we are looking forward...

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2017

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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Hotel_Alexander, Manager at Hotel Alexander, responded to this review

Dear sassyq60 Thank you for choosing our Hotel Alexander for your stay. We are happy, that you had a great time in Zurich and that you will remember this time as a very positive experience. It would be a pleasure if we could welcome you some day again Kind regards Your Team Alexander

Ames, Iowa
Reviewed 22 December 2016

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 19 December 2016

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 9 December 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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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,...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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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
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Zurich > Zurich
Price Range: $259 - $423 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Alexander 3*
Number of rooms: 41
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#42 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, 22 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We were on the street and t most of the noise are blocked out.”
 of 5 bubbles Kobus16, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I would think that the rooms at the back would be quieter than those at the front.”
 of 5 bubbles Becca3189, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“DO NOT stay in the guest house”
  • smaller than single bed, 2 inch thick mattress
  • no air conditioning, this moved the air around a little
 of 5 bubbles BradLSF, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask fora room with air-conditioning”
 of 5 bubbles 411yvonne, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
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