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 area

Overview

Overlooking Lake Zurich, the traditional 3-star Alexander Hotel offers a nightclub and a swimming pool. Residing in a 4-story building, the hotel was opened in 1973 and renovated in 2012.

Just 1 km from the center of Zurich known for University Hospital Zurich, Grossmünster and Niederdorf. Monuments and museums as well as lakes and a river are in a short distance from the property.

Swiss National Museum is 600 meters from the hotel and Bahnhofstrasse is about 550 meters away.

A 10-minute walk to Hochschulen cable car station. The hotel is set 10 minutes' drive from Zurich-Kloten airport.

Rooms

Guests can make use of an in-room safe, a mini-refrigerator, a writing desk, free Wi-Fi and a minibar available in all Alexander Hotel rooms. The modern rooms feature the city view. Bathrooms are fitted with a bathtub, a hairdryer and bath sheets.

Eat & Drink

Alexander Hotel is about 5 minutes’ walk from Swiss Chuchi serving swiss and italian dishes.

Services

The property offers a business center, a fax machine and a photocopier for the use of guests.

Relax

Guests will enjoy using a spa lounge and a sauna available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

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

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

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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

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

Dining facilities

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

Meeting facilities

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

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Swimming pool
  • 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. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Niederdorfstrasse 40, Zurich, Switzerland, 8001

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City Center
  • Zurich
    3300 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Main Railway Station Zurich
    2000 ft
  • Bus stop
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • Swiss Chuchi (cuisine: Swiss)
    500 ft
  • Kormasutra (cuisine: Indian)
    100 ft
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

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: 195 sq. feet
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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: 195 sq. feet
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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: 270 sq. feet
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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 Room
        Business Room
        Bed type: Double bed or Queen-size bed or 1 Single bed
        Size: 195 sq. feet
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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: 195 sq. feet
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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
              3300 ft
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Main Railway Station Zurich
              2000 ft
            • Bus stop
              1000 ft
            Restaurants
            • Swiss Chuchi (cuisine: Swiss)
              500 ft
            • Kormasutra (cuisine: Indian)
              100 ft
            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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            What's nearby

            Tourist attractions

            • Grossmünster - 1400 ft
            • Fraumünster - 1700 ft
            • Kino Metropol - 3000 ft

            Popular areas

            • City Center - 3000 ft

            Places of interest

            • Schipfe - 700 ft
            • Rathaus Zurich - 1000 ft
            • Urania Observatory - 1000 ft
            • St. Peter Zurich - 1400 ft
            • University Hospital Zurich - 1400 ft
            • Platzspitz Park - 2300 ft

            Train stations

            Convention centers

            • Niederdorf - 400 ft

            Shopping areas

            • Swiss National Museum - 1700 ft
            • Kunsthaus Zurich - 2000 ft

            Monuments and Landmarks

            • Rathaus Zurich - 1000 ft
            • Saint Peter Zurich - 1400 ft
            • Paradeplatz - 2000 ft
            • Bellevueplatz - 2700 ft
            • Bürkliplatz - 3000 ft

            Stadiums

            • Swiss Exchange - 3000 ft

            Museums

            • Lindenhof - 700 ft

            Universities, Institutes

            • ETH Zurich - 1000 ft
            • University/FIT-Zürich - 1400 ft

            Business areas

            • Bahnhofstrasse - 1700 ft

            Golf courses and Country clubs

            • Urania Observatory - 1000 ft

            Public parking

            • Zentralbibliothek Zürich - 400 ft
            • ETH Zurich - 1000 ft
            • University/FIT-Zürich - 1400 ft

            Local attractions

            • Rietberg Museum - 1.2 mi
              Gablerstrasse 15, Zurich
            • Botanical Garden (Botanischer Garten) - 1.4 mi
              Universitat Zollikerstrasse 107, Zurich
            • Kunsthalle Zurich - 1.4 mi
              Limmatstrasse 270, Zurich
            • Belvoir Park - 1.3 mi
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            • Parkanlage Zuerihorn - 1.4 mi
              Zurihorn, Zurich

            Near the hotel

            • Zentralbibliothek - 300 ft
              Zahringerplatz 6, Zurich
            • Medizinhistorisches Museum - 700 ft
              Raemistrasse 69, Zurich
            • Urania Observatory - 1100 ft
              Uraniastrasse 9, Zurich
            • Zurich Toy Museum - 1200 ft
              Fortunagasse 15, Zurich
            • Swiss Craft Center - 400 ft
              Rudolf-Brun Brucke, Zurich
            • Old Town (Altstadt) - 1500 ft
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            • Town Hall (Rathaus) - 1100 ft
              Limmatquai 55, Zurich

            Restaurants nearby

            • Swiss Chuchi - 500 ft

              Address: Rosengasse 10
              Phone: +41 (0)44 266 96 96

              65% likes this, based on 307 reviews
              Cuisine: Swiss
              Price Range: USD 21 - USD 26

            • Tre Cucine - 200 ft

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

              51% likes this, based on 49 reviews
              Cuisine: Italian
              Price Range: USD 38 - USD 144

            • Ristorante toscano - 200 ft

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

              86% likes this, based on 74 reviews
              Cuisine: Italian
              Price Range: USD 27 - USD 55

            • Kormasutra - 100 ft

              Address: Muhlegasse 5
              Phone: 44 252 48 48

              65% likes this, based on 90 reviews
              Cuisine: Indian

            • Mohrenkopf - 100 ft

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

              72% likes this, based on 39 reviews

            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
              3300 ft
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Main Railway Station Zurich
              2000 ft
            • Bus stop
              1000 ft
            Restaurants
            • Swiss Chuchi (cuisine: Swiss)
              500 ft
            • Kormasutra (cuisine: Indian)
              100 ft
            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