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The Alexander

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4.0 of 5
3, Sketty Road, Swansea SA2 0EU, Wales
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Ranked #1 of 25 Hotels in Swansea
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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12 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
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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Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Very nicely presented. Rooms vary in size between generous and cosy, but not in any way uncomfortably small. Very clean. Large TVs in each room. Really good breakfast. We slept in the front and were worried that we would be disturbed by road noise, but not at all. With a daughter about to start at Swansea Uni, we will be... More 

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Dalry, United Kingdom
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

I stayed at the Alexander this week, as I am tutoring at Swansea University. I booked a single room but was upgraded to a double on arrival, which was great. My host was warm and friendly. I stayed in Room 8, which was on the second floor. The host offered to carry my bags for me. Note: this property does... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

The single room was very small but very comfortable. The owners were lovely and very helpful. Good location and reasonably priced. Excellent breakfast is included. Transport to the Gower Peninsula and City Centre is just across the road.

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Pershore, United Kingdom
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

This is a nicely presented reasonably priced B&b with clean modern rooms , excellent breakfast and a very friendly welcoming host Location is on a main road about a mile from the city centre but room was quiet

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