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
Best Price Guarantee

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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Reception / Check-in
Reception / Check-in

Reception / Check-in

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

  • Check-In 2 pm
  • Check-Out 11 am


  • Breakfast is not included in the room price at the Alexander Guesthouse. 
  • Breakfast can be booked additionally for CHF 17 per person per day.
  • The breakfast buffet is located in Hotel Alexander
  • From 6:30 - 10:30 am (on sundays & public holidays 7:30 - 11:00 am)
  • For allergy sufferers we also offer gluten-free bread and lactose-free milk.


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.

Holidays on 4 paws

Holidays on 4 paws

What a sad holiday this would be without your faithful friend. Why don't you just bring your darling along? We at Hotel Alexander are extremely animal-friendly!

Wi-Fi to go - Mobile Hotspot

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.

Free entrance Zurich Zoo

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

Elektro Scooter

Elektro Scooter

Experience Zurich with our new electric scooters. Save time and get to Zurich's most famous sights with little effort, independent of public transport. The best of all - of course this service is available to you free of charge. The number of Scooters is limited - a reservation in advance is not possible.

Please note the minimum age of 14 years.

(Between the ages of 14 and 16, use is only possible with a moped pass. From 16 years of age no driver's license is required.)

We would like to thank our customers


Great position, awesome staff


clean welcoming and friendly


Superb stay in the heart of the Altstadt!


Wonderful stay in a perfect location


Very comfortable and convenient and well priced!


Perfect location


Timothy Martin

The guesthouse was a good choice



Top notch if you like it easy and not expensive



breakfast and staff



Nice accommodation in central location


Alison O

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



We were glad they had a separate underground garage