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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
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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
19 helpful votes 19 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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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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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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Sydney, Australia
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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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21 helpful votes 21 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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Mirfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

To be honest I booked this hotel because it was very close to a music venue I was visiting, but what a great find. I was given a great welcome, my room was clean and comfortable and the breakfast was superb. I would recommend this hotel and will certainly stay there again if I visit Swansea.

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Swansea County, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Situated on busy A (Gower) Road by traffic lights, a junction and a hill the front rooms are likely to be noisy although our room at the rear was very quiet and had a limited view of Swansea Bay; room a comfortable temperature (although sub-zero outside) with kettle, mugs, tea, teapot, cafetiere, coffee and hot chocolate, herb teas and fresh... More 

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