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The Alexander

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   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 6 days ago
David N Shipston on Stour, United Kingdom
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Shipston on Stour, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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15 reviews 15 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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46 reviews 46 reviews
14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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52 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Stayed for 1 night with 2 colleagues on business trip. Friendly welcome by owner. Hotel is spotless and very comfortable, they have thought of everything. There are lots of nice extra touches such as fresh coffee and cafetiare and bathrobes in room. The breakfast was excellent and a good selection of things to choose. Would like to have stayed longer!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Stayed there for 1 night and was very impressed with the place. The hosts were very friendly, the room clean and nice. Got even a discount as it was a last minute booking :) Breakfast was fantastic, very good selection of food to chose from. Great place to stay.

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wipka84
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Came to the B&B and was welcomed by the owner and shown to my room. The room was quiet even though it faced onto the street and although quite dated in decor was very clean, tidy and spacious. There was a freeview TV and wifi in my room and hot water throughout my stay. The breakfast the next day was... More 

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Address: 3, Sketty Road, Swansea SA2 0EU, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Swansea County > Swansea
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Alexander 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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