Alexander Hotel - Zurich

Niederdorfstrasse 40, Zurich, Switzerland, 8001  show map
 3 stars
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Alexander Hotel - Zurich

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Swimming pool

 Spa and relaxation

Spa lounge

 Breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

Overview

The Hotel Alexander is a three-star venue, located in the Old Town of the city, where business and leisure needs will be surely satisfied.

Firstly built in 1970 and after renovated, the hotel offers free wireless access and private parking on site.

All of 41 guest accommodations come with bathrooms, satellite TVs and air conditioners.

The hotel is surrounded with plenty of dining options, serving regional delights and international dishes.

The main railway station is situated within 500m from the hotel Alexander.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   41.

Rooms

Every guest room is fitted with free wireless access, satellite TV, private bathroom, a mini bar and almost all rooms feature air conditioners.

Dining options

The restaurants, cafés and bars are located within a few minutes from the hotel.

At the hotel Alexander guests are invited to a buffet breakfast served for free.  The hotel Alexander provides visitors with a free continental breakfast. 

Services

Free wireless connection is provided throughout the venue.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Vending machines
  • Coffee shop
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Currency exchange
  • Luggage storage
  • Bicycle storage
  • Exterior corridors
  • Elevator
  • Wheelchair access

Guest Parking

  • private parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation might be needed) at CHF 30 per day.

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Cafe

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots

Leisure facilities

  • Swimming pool
  • Night club
  • Spa lounge
  • Sauna

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Bottled water
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway beds
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Lighted makeup mirror

Kitchen facilities

  • Mini-fridge

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Telephone
  • Plug adaptor
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  2 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

How to reach hotel

hotel Alexander Hotel - Zurich Zurich location
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Hotel Address:

Niederdorfstrasse 40, Zurich, Switzerland, 8001

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City Center
  • Zurich
    1.0 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Main Railway Station Zurich
    500 m
  • Zürich Stadelhofen
    1.0 km
  • Bus stop
    300 m
Restaurants
  • Tre Cucine (cuisine: Italian)
    20 m
  • Mohrenkopf
    10 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    41

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Rooms and availability

Every guest room is fitted with free wireless access, satellite TV, private bathroom, a mini bar and almost all rooms feature air conditioners.

Alexander photos Room Single Room
Double Room
Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or 1 King-size bed or 1 Queen-size bed
Size: 18 m²
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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Recently renovated non-smoking room with a Double bed. Such preferred by couples. The room has air-conditioning and free-of-charge access to the internet.

Room facilities
    Alexander photos Room Double Room
    Twin-Bedded Room
    Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or 1 King-size bed or 1 Queen-size bed
    Size: 18 m²
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    Recently renovated lavishly decorated non-smoking room with two Twin beds. The room has air-conditioning and free-of-charge access to the internet.

    Room facilities
      Alexander photos Room Twin-Bedded Room
      Family Room
      Bed type: 1 Double bed and 1 Single bed
      Size: 25 m²
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      • Free Wi-Fi
      • Air conditioning
      • Private bathroom
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      Ideally suited for families. A comfortable, recently renovated three-bedded room with one Double bed and one additional Single bed. This non-smoking room has air-conditioning and free-of-charge access to the internet.

      Room facilities
        Alexander photos Room Business RoomAlexander photos Room Business Room
        Business Room
        Bed type: Double bed or Queen-size bed
        Size: 18 m²
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        • Free Wi-Fi
        • Air conditioning
        • Private bathroom
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        Ideally suited for commercial agents. Air-conditioned, recently renovated non-smoking room with one Queen size bed. Most appropriate outfit and free-of-charge WLAN access to the internet.

        Room facilities
          Alexander photos Room Business Room
          Single Room
          Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or 1 King-size bed or 1 Queen-size bed
          Size: 18 m²
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          • Free Wi-Fi
          • Air conditioning
          • Private bathroom
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          Recently renovated non-smoking room with a Single bed. Perfect outfit for business travelers or individual tourists. The room has air-conditioning and free-of-charge access to the internet.

          Room facilities

            How to reach hotel

            hotel Alexander Hotel - Zurich Zurich location
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            Hotel Address:

            Niederdorfstrasse 40, Zurich, Switzerland, 8001

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Zurich
              1.0 km
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Main Railway Station Zurich
              500 m
            • Zürich Stadelhofen
              1.0 km
            • Bus stop
              300 m
            Restaurants
            • Tre Cucine (cuisine: Italian)
              20 m
            • Mohrenkopf
              10 m
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  2 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  11 am
            • Year renovated:
              2012
            • Number of floors:
              4
            • Number of rooms:
              41

            Hotel Awards

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            Best Family Hotels in Switzerland

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            Alexander Location

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            What's nearby

            What's nearby.

            Zurich Zoological Museum, revealing the development of wildlife species, is located 450m from the hotel.

            University of Zurich, the biggest university in the country, stands 500m away.

            St. Peter Church, the most visited church in Zurich, is 500m from the hotel as well.

            Bahnhofstrasse is a large shopping street in the city, situated 650m further from the hotel.

            Swiss National Museum is 600m from the hotel and is a must to see while in Zurich.

            Tourist attractions

            • Grossmünster - 400 m
            • Fraumünster - 500 m
            • Kino Metropol - 900 m

            Popular areas

            • City Center - 900 m

            Places of interest

            • Schipfe - 200 m
            • Urania Observatory - 300 m
            • Rathaus Zurich - 300 m
            • University Hospital Zurich - 400 m
            • St. Peter Zurich - 400 m
            • Platzspitz Park - 700 m
            • Europaallee - 800 m

            Train stations

            Convention centers

            • Niederdorf - 100 m

            Shopping areas

            • Swiss National Museum - 400 m
            • Kunsthaus Zurich - 600 m

            Monuments and Landmarks

            • Rathaus Zurich - 300 m
            • Saint Peter Zurich - 400 m
            • Paradeplatz - 600 m
            • Bellevueplatz - 800 m

            Stadiums

            • Swiss Exchange - 900 m

            Museums

            • Lindenhof - 200 m

            Universities, Institutes

            • ETH Zurich - 300 m
            • University/FIT-Zürich - 400 m

            Business areas

            • Bahnhofstrasse - 500 m

            Golf courses and Country clubs

            • Urania Observatory - 300 m

            Public parking

            • Zentralbibliothek Zürich - 100 m
            • ETH Zurich - 300 m
            • University/FIT-Zürich - 400 m

            Local attractions

            • Rietberg Museum - 2.0 km
              Gablerstrasse 15, Zurich
            • Kunsthalle Zurich - 2.2 km
              Limmatstrasse 270, Zurich
            • Parkanlage Zuerihorn - 2.2 km
              Zurihorn, Zurich
            • Belvoir Park - 2.1 km
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            • Botanical Garden (Botanischer Garten) - 2.2 km
              Universitat Zollikerstrasse 107, Zurich

            Near the hotel

            • Zentralbibliothek - 90 m
              Zahringerplatz 6, Zurich
            • Medizinhistorisches Museum - 200 m
              Raemistrasse 69, Zurich
            • Urania Observatory - 330 m
              Uraniastrasse 9, Zurich
            • Zurich Toy Museum - 350 m
              Fortunagasse 15, Zurich
            • Swiss Craft Center - 120 m
              Rudolf-Brun Brucke, Zurich
            • Old Town (Altstadt) - 430 m
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            • Zoological Museum - 340 m
              Karl Schmid-Str. 4, Zurich

            Restaurants nearby

            • Tre Cucine - 20 m

              Address: Niederdorfstrasse 33
              Phone: 0041(0)44 252 08 70

              65% likes this, based on 69 reviews
              Cuisine: Italian
              Price Range: CAD 49 - CAD 189

            • Kormasutra - 40 m

              Address: Muhlegasse 5
              Phone: 44 252 48 48

              61% likes this, based on 78 reviews
              Cuisine: Indian

            • Ristorante toscano - 30 m

              Address: Schmidgasse 3
              Phone: +41 (44) 261 54 50

              86% likes this, based on 74 reviews
              Cuisine: Italian
              Price Range: CAD 35 - CAD 73

            • Mohrenkopf - 10 m

              Address: Niederdorfstrasse 31
              Phone: 00 41 442 62 05 45

              65% likes this, based on 36 reviews

            • Kahns Curry House - 10 m

              Address: Niederdorf

              65% likes this, based on 10 reviews
              Cuisine: Indian
              Price Range: CAD 25 - CAD 49

            Getting there.

            Airport Zurich-Kloten is located 10km from the hotel.

            The Suburban train takes you within 10 minutes to the Airport of Zurich-Kloten.

            By taxi-cab or shuttle bus it will take you 30 minutes to reach the venue.

            Getting around.

            The Main Railway Station Zurich stands 500m from the hotel’s front door.

            The tram and bus stops are located within a few steps away.

            Private parking costs CHF30 per day and is available at the hotel.

            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  2 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  11 am
            • Year renovated:
              2012
            • Number of floors:
              4
            • Number of rooms:
              41

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            Alexander Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Alexander

            Average guest rating

            7.4out of 10
            Very good
            Based on 419 reviews

            Rating by category:

            Location
            9.3
            Rooms
            8.3
            Service
            5.5
            Value
            7.5

            Guest reviews

            • Single
              7.0

              The location was really good. Complimentary water and internet.

              The price. Extra charges for some breakfast items.

            • Family with children
              8.8

              Excellent location, quiet, clean, recommended

            • Older travelers
              8.2

              This hotel is well situated in Zurich and was an interesting hotel.

            • Older travelers
              8.8

              Excellent location in the old town, surrounded by cafes, restaurants and interesting little shops and within walking distance (about 6 or 7 mins) from the main railway station. Very friendly and helpful staff. Quite a good breakfast (better than a lot of hotels in which I've stayed).

              It's expensive for what it is - but then, Zurich is a very expensive city.

            • Group of friends
              8.8

              We enjoyed the fact that the hotel was situated in the centre of the town and the access to the shops, restaurants and sights was easy. The secure parking provided helped us a lot.

            • Family with children
              7.0

              The Hotel is in good area for travaling , nearly Central tain staion and shopping area with old town too.

              The room is to small for Triple person ( room ) , but for double room is OK .

            • Group of friends
              8.2

              Location of the hotel is good, near by with Mc Donalds, Migros & lots more..

              Pls prepare some hot breakfast without paying extra. During our stay we had cold breakfast.

            • Family with children
              7.8

              The location is excellent from a convenience point of view. The main station is walkable and there is a direct tram also that takes about 3-4 mins to reach the station

              The area is full of dance bars and adult movie theatres. While it may not offend many, it is not suitable to stay in this hotel with children. However we did not feel uneasy at all and there we felt totally safe moving around even around 11 pm

            • Single
              4.2

              The hotel once there looked different than the pictures on the internet site!!! Disappointing, breakfast basic (bread was very good though). Near the red lights tiny district in Niederdorf and therefore very noisy at night. Pro the price payd not a value (190.- chf)... I could have booked a Four Points Sheraton for 220.-and it would have been all worth it.

              See above. Disappointing in general, compared to what presented in the hotel internet site...and bed with "hair" between the sheets.

            • Single
              7.4

              room was well lit and spacious free wifi was good

              shower was too small i guess there is no such thing as a real double bed in europe (just two singles pushed together)

            • Single
              8.2

              without parking. parking available 3 blocks distance @40 CHF per 24 hours

            • Older travelers
              8.8

              Within easy each of the station and centrally placed for shopping. Exemplary cleanliness

            • Older travelers
              5.8

              has very good location in old town. Shuttle bus to the airport was also worth of money (30 CHF / 2 persons) even HB at walking distance.

              The hotel room quite oldish style.

            • Single
              9.2

              Its proximity to the railway station.

              Were the room air-conditioned, I would have slept better during the warm nights.

            • Older travelers
              5.4

              We do not like the colour scheme of the toilet it appears to be very dark. Too much lights in the toilet too. When you on the switch it on every lights in the toilet so it makes it too hot in there. There are mosquitoes in the room so we have to off the light near the window luckily there do not bite us during the night. However the staff are nice and friendly do we are fine with the overall.

            How to reach hotel

            hotel Alexander Hotel - Zurich Zurich location
            Show big map »

            Hotel Address:

            Niederdorfstrasse 40, Zurich, Switzerland, 8001

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Zurich
              1.0 km
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Main Railway Station Zurich
              500 m
            • Zürich Stadelhofen
              1.0 km
            • Bus stop
              300 m
            Restaurants
            • Tre Cucine (cuisine: Italian)
              20 m
            • Mohrenkopf
              10 m
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  2 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  11 am
            • Year renovated:
              2012
            • Number of floors:
              4
            • Number of rooms:
              41

            Hotel Awards

            SwissHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedZurichAlexander

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best Family Hotels in Switzerland

            Use Badge