Hotel Alexander, the downtown hotel in Zurich

Our family-run hotel is located in the heart of Zurich's Old Town - just a five minute walk from Zurich's main railway station.

Hotel Zurich - Stay in the centre of Zurich

Just outside the doors of Hotel Alexander you will find Zurich's most famous landmarks, as well as the banking and business district, Bahnhofstrasse shopping street, Zurich's University quarter of ETH/Uni, the pedestrianised lake and river promenade, and Zurich Exhibition Centre. There are also a large variety  of cafés, bars and restaurants all within a walking distance from the hotel.

Spacious double room with parquet flooring and a small desk.
Spacious double room with parquet flooring and a small desk.
The Hotel Alexander from the outside, an imposing red-colored building. Flags of the city of Zurich and Switzerland hang from the windows.
The Hotel Alexander from the outside, an imposing red-colored building. Flags of the city of Zurich and Switzerland hang from the windows.
The newly renovated bathroom with a modern and timeless design.
The newly renovated bathroom with a modern and timeless design.
In the hotel breakfast room, a buffet is provided every morning, featuring fresh bread, cold cuts, scrambled eggs, cheese, and more.
In the hotel breakfast room, a buffet is provided every morning, featuring fresh bread, cold cuts, scrambled eggs, cheese, and more.

Amenities at Hotel Alexander include:

  • Air-conditioned rooms
  • Regional breakfast incl.
  • Parking spaces (subject to availability)
  • Free tickets for the Zurich Zoo or Artsmuseum (subject to availability)
  • Free and fast wireless internet throughout the hotel
  • Newly renovated rooms
  • Soundproof windows
  • Satellite TV
Best Price Guarantee

Best Price Guarantee

We guarantee the best rate when you book directly with us.

If you book Hotel Alexander via websites such as Expedia, HRS or Booking.com, we incur a charge of 15% or more. To support this local hotel please book directly with us, we'd really appreciate it. Thank you very much.

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Our double room in our secondary building, the Alexander Guesthouse. Modern yet simply furnished, perfect for a short and affordable stay

Affordable 2** Alexander Guesthouse

As an inexpensive alternative to ***Hotel Alexander we recommend our **Alexander Guesthouse. Located just a few steps away from the hotel, you can enjoy your stay in Zurich in more simple accommodation. The reception desk and check-in for **Alexander Guesthouse are located at Niederdorfstrasse 40.

Watch **Alexander Guesthouse
Your room is available from 2 pm on the day of arrival. However, we are always very anxious that you can move into your room at an earlier time. You are welcome to leave your luggage with us at any time. - Check-out is at 11 am on the day of departure.
Your room is available from 2 pm on the day of arrival. However, we are always very anxious that you can move into your room at an earlier time. You are welcome to leave your luggage with us at any time. - Check-out is at 11 am on the day of departure.

Reception / Check-in

Your room is available from 3 p.m. on the day of arrival. However, we always try our best to ensure that you can move into your room earlier if needed. You are welcome to leave your luggage with us at any time. - Check-out is at 11 a.m. on the day of departure.

We offer a rich breakfast buffet with regional products. Breakfast is included in the price. Breakfast is served from Monday to Saturday from 7:00 - 10:30.
We offer a rich breakfast buffet with regional products. Breakfast is included in the price. Breakfast is served from Monday to Saturday from 7:00 - 10:30.

Breakfast

We offer a rich breakfast buffet with regional products. The breakfast is inclueded in the room rate. Breakfast is served from 7:00 - 10:30 am. For late risers the breakfast buffet is open on Sunday from 7:00 - 11:00 am. For allergy sufferers, we also offer gluten-free bread and lactose-free milk.

Parking Spaces

Parking Spaces

We offer, according to availability, parking spaces in our underground car park. The parking fee is CHF 30 per day. We ask for a reservation before arrival!

When checking in, you can park for a short time directly in front of  Hotel Alexander at Niederdorfstrasse 40,8001 Zurich. We will gladly show you the way to the garage.

Experience a safari in the middle of the city at Zurich Zoo! Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of animals and discover more than 380 animal species from all continents. Whether elephants, giraffes or penguins.

Free entrance Zurich Zoo

Book your room directly at the Hotel Alexander and benefit from free admission for the whole family (max. 4 admissions) to Zurich Zoo. This special is something for young and old and gives you the opportunity to enjoy Zurich with the whole family.

Free Zurich Zoo

A mobile hotspot is a small device that provides wireless access to the Internet. It can be carried in the pocket and generates a WLAN signal.

WIFI to go - Mobile Hotspot

Do you want free internet to go? The Hotel Alexander offers free mobile hotspots including unlimited data volume, allowing you to be online on the go without having to pay expensive roaming fees. Please note that a mobile hotspot can only be borrowed upon request and availability. Reservations in advance are not possible. - First come, first served.

We are Swisstainable We are Swisstainable

We are Swisstainable

We are part of the sustainability program Swisstainable and classified at  Level II – engaged.

The sustainability program Swisstainable unites businesses and organizations along the entire Swiss tourism sector.

With our participation, we commit ourselves to continuous sustainable business development, pursue measures in the field of sustainability and thus make a concrete contribution to a sustainable Swiss tourism.

More about Swisstainable:

http://MySwitzerland.com/en/Swisstainable

We would like to thank our customers

Susan

The room was very comfortable

Booking.com

Mario Bertucci

Breakfast was tasty

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Zainun

Very helpful staff. They let us leave our luggage for free for 2 days.

Booking.com

Iwona

the room was clean

Booking.com

Robyn Julienne

friendly staff

Booking.com

Jason G

Perfect walkable location in the heart of old town.

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C Boettger

Very nice hotel

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Yulia

in the center of Zurich

Booking.com

Marlijn F

My room was quiet though in the lively beautiful old city center.

Tripadvisor

stephenelliott61

Central location close to restaurants shops and transport

Tripadvisor

nimrodi56

The hotel is very clean.

Tripadvisor