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Hotel Alexander

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1 bedroom, Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, in-room safe
1 bedroom, Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, in-room safe
1 bedroom, Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, in-room safe
1 bedroom, Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, in-room safe

Overview of Hotel Alexander

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Hotel Alexander

3 out of 5

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Business services
  • Parking available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationBahnhofstrasse5 min walk
  • Popular LocationSwiss National Museum7 min walk
  • Popular LocationETH Zurich7 min walk
  • AirportZurich (ZRH)16 min drive

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About this area

Zürich

Located in Zürich's Old Town Zürich neighborhood, Hotel Alexander is in the city center and on the riverwalk. Swiss National Museum and Kunsthaus Zurich are cultural highlights, and some of the area's popular attractions include Chinese Garden and Zoo Zurich. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Hallenstadion or Letzigrund Stadium. Enjoy the great outdoors with mountain biking, hiking/biking trails, and rock climbing, or hop on a moped rental nearby and explore all the area has to offer. Guests appreciate the hotel's central location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Central Library Zurich - 1 min walk
  • Bahnhofstrasse - 5 min walk
  • Lindenhof - 6 min walk
  • Swiss National Museum - 7 min walk
  • ETH Zurich - 7 min walk

Getting around

  • Rudolf-Brun-Brucke Station - 2 min walk
  • Zurich (ZLP-Zurich HB Rail Station) - 7 min walk
  • Zurich Airport (ZRH) - 16 min drive

Restaurants

  • Nachtflug — 3 min walk
  • The Butcher — 3 min walk
  • Edi's Weinstube — 3 min walk
  • Oliver Twist — 4 min walk

About this property

Hotel Alexander

Riverwalk Zürich hotel in Old Town Zürich, walk to Bahnhofstrasse
Self parking, concierge services, and dry cleaning are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Additionally, laundry facilities, a 24-hour front desk, and a computer station are onsite. All 41 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and room service. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find LED TVs with satellite channels, and other amenities include refrigerators and Egyptian cotton sheets.
Hotel Alexander offers 41 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature safes and complimentary newspapers. Each accommodation is individually decorated. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. 32-inch LED televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers and hair dryers.

This Zürich hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and blackout drapes/curtains. Hypo-allergenic bedding and irons/ironing boards can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean & Safe (Switzerland)
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) and Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Masks and gloves available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking on site (CHF 30.00 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Limited onsite parking
  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking
  • 24-hour drop-off airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast available daily 7:30 AM–11:00 AM
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Shopping

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Reception hall
  • Water dispenser

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Computer station

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator

More

  • Renovated entire property - February 2016
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Heating
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathtub or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 32-inch LED TV
  • Cable/satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water
  • Refrigerator

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Electrical adapters/chargers
  • Free newspapers
  • Individually decorated
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Soundproofing

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Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - 5:00 AM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of CHF 30 per pet, per day
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: CHF 2.5 per person, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: CHF 32 per person
  • Self parking fee: CHF 30.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: CHF 30 per pet, per day
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Parking height restrictions apply

National rating

Hotelstars Union assigns an official star rating for properties in Switzerland. This property is rated 3 stars.

Property is also known as

Hotel Alexander Zürich
Hotel Alexander Zurich
Alexander Zurich
Alexander Zürich
Alexander Hotel zürich
Hotel Alexander Hotel
Hotel Alexander Zürich
Hotel Alexander Hotel Zürich

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4.4
Excellent
Rating 5 - Excellent. 176 out of 334 reviews
5 - Excellent 53%
Rating 4 - Good. 130 out of 334 reviews
4 - Good 39%
Rating 3 - Okay. 20 out of 334 reviews
3 - Okay 6%
Rating 2 - Poor. 7 out of 334 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 334 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.3/5

Amenities

4.4/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Great staff, free parking hotel in the old town.
Excellent staff. Location is in the old town. Parking nearby and free- very surprising for that location.
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Best location ever in Zurich
I have to say that location location location is everything with this hotel. Besides excellent customer service with staff speaking different languages and really helpful. Room clean and spacious! Really convenient if you want to walk in central Zurich
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with group, Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
This property was clean and the breakfast each morning was wonderful. Also they offer guests a wi-Fi hotspot which was truly a lifesaver when exploring the city.
Stayed 7 nights in Feb 2020

3/5 Okay

Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Great location - beware of very loud rooms
Warning: if you want two twin beds, you will be on the extremely noisy walk-street side of the building. We barely got any sleep on a Friday night because it was so loud. It was somewhat better during the week, but still LOUD!
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020