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The Alexander

Certificate of Excellence
3, Sketty Road, Swansea SA2 0EU, Wales
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Ranked #1 of 25 Hotels in Swansea
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My partner and I enjoyed a long weekend break in May 2015 and can recommend this friendly B and B handily placed on the western side of Swansea in close proximity to the stunning Gower Coast. The proprietors were polite and helpful and the excellent breakfast sustained for 6 hours! Our double room was of a decent size, the bed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic place to stay. Very welcoming and helpful. Nothing was too much and the breakfast set us up for the day! The bedrooms were more than expected. Will definitely be the place we are staying when we visit Swansea again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this hotel. Just perfect independent small family run hotel. Pleasant rooms. Quiet. Lovely breakfast. Friendly. Clean. Comfy bed too. Room 3 shower could be a bit more 'showerful' I'm sure that'll get sorted a.s.a.p. Delighted after best nights sleep in ages!

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London, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We only stayed for one night, having said that Heino made us feel like home. Quirky property with lots of character, very small but clean room with more than enough towels, coffee, tea, hairdryer, iron etc. Bathroom is on the small side and water needs 5 minutes until it's warm but would have booked a spa if I would have... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Very welcoming hosts, in room 1, at the back of the property so nice and quiet. The room was a little too warm for my liking, but nothing opening the window a little couldn't resolve. Bathroom a bit compact but had all of the essentials although shower could have been a bit more powerful. Breakfast was good, selection of cereal,... More 

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Had a pleasant stay over Easter. Booked here rather than staying in chaotic Swansea centre. Nice room although the bathroom was compact with a low shelve over the sink that made things a bit tricky if you're tall. The breakfast was very good, lots of fresh fruit and the cooked breakfast excellent. I had kippers one morning,tremendous. Nice hosts, very... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Great 2 night stay. I was in room 3 at the back which was very quiet and had a view over Swansea Bay. The room was lovely and had a very comfortable bed. I was amazed at the toiletries etc - a lot better than some of the big 5star chains! The chocolate on the pillow was a great touch.... More 

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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Nicely presented presumably house conversion into a small hotel with excellent service and very good quality breakfast. Room packed with amenities and conversion to add an ensuite has worked if a little clumsy in its design. Road noise very limited even at front. Parking a little tricky when we stayed but not sufficiently so to be a barrier to a... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

In Swansea with my work and, having stayed in another place the night before, I decided I wanted to move. Booked the Alexander as had driven by and thought how nice it looked. I wasn't wrong! It's definitely one of the nicest hotels I've ever stayed. The host (sorry, forgot his name) was very welcoming and his wife cooked a... More 

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Shipston on Stour, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Back to Wales Uni visiting and this time Swansea. Chose the Alexander because of it's proximity to the University campus and the cost. The hotel is situated on a main road and although there is no car park there is ample street parking close to the hotel. From the outside the hotel does not look much but, like the Tardis,... More 

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