Affordable 2-star hotel Alexander Guesthouse Zurich

The Alexander Guesthouse is a family-run business situated in the heart of Zurich's old town. We are only a few steps away from Zurich's main station, universities (ETH and University of Zurich), the University Hospital Zurich and the banking and business district. There are also a large variety of cafés, bars and restaurants all within a walking distance from the guesthouse.


Hotel benefits

  • Central location
  • Inexpensive hotel in the heart of Zurich
  • Free Wi-Fi throughout the guesthouse
  • Free cancellation up to 24 hours before arrival
  • New soundproof windows
  • Satellite TV 
  • Personal-family-business rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
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Best Price Guarantee

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

If you book Alexander Guesthouse Zurich through websites such as Expedia, HRS, etc., we are charged a commission of 15% or more. If you would like to support our local family-run business then please then book directly with us. Thank you.

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Modern hotel entrance in the heart of the old town of Zurich.
Modern hotel entrance in the heart of the old town of Zurich.

Reception / Check-in

Check-in is at the ***Hotel Alexander, which is only 50m away at Niederdorfstrasse 40, 8001 Zurich.

  • Check-In 3 pm
  • Check-Out 11 am
Rich breakfast buffet Swiss specialties.
Rich breakfast buffet Swiss specialties.


Please note that breakfast is not included in the room rate at Alexander Guesthouse. Guests have the option to book breakfast for an additional charge of CHF 21.- per person per day. The breakfast buffet is located at Hotel Alexander and is served daily from 7:00 - 10:30 am, and on Sundays and holidays from 7:30 - 11:00 am. We also cater to guests with allergies by offering gluten-free bread and lactose-free milk options.

Free parking in the old town of Zurich.


We recommend that you book your personal parking space in our underground garage in advance. 

The parking fee is CHF 30 per day.

For check-in you can stop directly in front of Hotel Alexander at Niederdorfstrasse 40, 8001 Zurich.

Our porter will then be happy to show you the way to the garage.

Take the family to Zurich Zoo for free.

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

Free Internet throughout Switzerland.

Wi-Fi to go - Mobile Hotspot

The Alexander Guesthouse offers free mobile hotspots including unlimited data meaning no expensive roaming fees.

Reservations in advance are not possible as we operate on a first-come, first-served basis.

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.

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We would like to thank our customers

Herath Mudiyanselage Kasuni Ganga



staff was super polite and made us feel really at home


Convenient and efficient base camp for exploring Old Town


great location

Nata M

Quiet place, perfect for exploring the heart of Zurich!



This place is great value for money!



Good service



The location is the first point towards 5/5.



Best in Town



Top notch if you like it easy and not expensive



breakfast and staff


Alison O

The hotel was clean and quiet and the free breakfast was fantastic!