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The Alexander

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3, Sketty Road, Swansea SA2 0EU, Wales
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Ranked #2 of 25 Hotels in Swansea
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
David B Bath, United Kingdom
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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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Bath, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A small and friendly guesthouse offering personal service, comfortable rooms and a lovely breakfast. The owner was very helpful. The guesthouse is situated close to many local amenities and is not far from the city centre

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Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
25 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the booking of the room to our stay the owners could not be more helpful. Our room (No.6) was clean, bright and airy, had a most impressive range of items, from ear buds to filter coffee, and the best array of bathroom products I have seen in a while. The breakfast was fantastic, could to order and nothing was... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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104 reviews 104 reviews
22 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

On arrival met by owner who was most welcoming and helpful outlining places to eat, opinions (which transpired to be spot on) on each. The rooms, bedroom and bathroom are filled with a host of helpful things which I am more accustomed to in larger hotels. From the biscuits, ear buds, cotton wool and filter coffee and coffee maker in... More

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Woking, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We have just returned from a weekend away in South Wales, & can honestly say we had a lovely stay at The Alexander. The welcome we received was excellent, very friendly & welcoming. We booked the last room that they had available and were warned that the room was small. We're still trying to work out why! Ok it wasn't... More

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Stayed at the Alexander hotel when visiting the Singleton hospital for training on two separate occasions. I found both Heino and Lynn very welcoming. Each time I had a different room which was clean, good décor with crisp white bed linen which smelt gorgeous. The bed was extremely comfortable, good bathroom facilities and the breakfast catered to every taste. There... More

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cardiff uk
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Yes a nice welcome, very pleasing Host, but a vew mishaps which should not have happened. The toilet would not flush, and dripped constantly during the night, my wife was unable to sleep; we did not feel it opportune to call the "owners" in the middle of the night!!! When I mentioned it in the morning " I will check... More

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busterSwansea, Owner at The Alexander, responded to this review

We are very sorry that we did not come up to the customers expectations. We have never had a problem with the water temperature, the only thing that we feel could have happened is that the guest did not know how to regulate the temperature on the taps. The toilet is a central button press system and flushes if used... More

London, United Kingdom
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124 reviews 124 reviews
22 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Stayed in The Alexander hotel when we visited Swansea University. The hotel was in a good location, about 15-20 minutes walk to the university and the sea front. The check-in was prompt, the room we stayed in was spacious and the decor chic and cute. The bathroom was clean, plenty of amenities and towels. There was tea/coffee making facility, a... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

The Alexander: Easy parking; warmly welcomed by Hieno; spotless and tastefully decorated room (quietly situated on top floor overlooking the Bay) with tea, coffee, cocoa, and biscuits; en-suite plentiful of shampoo, soaps, bathrobe and towels; wonderful night’s sleep (very comfy beds); lovely cooked breakfast with ‘additional’ breakfast offerings: yoghurts’, nuts, fruit, cheese etc. Highly recommended!

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94 reviews 94 reviews
34 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I stayed here whilst away with work,  upon arrival I was greeted my the owner who made me feel very welcome. The place is very clean and comfortable,my room was on the front which was bit noisy due to main road but not to bad, bed was very comfy and my room was spotless, breakfast in the morning was lovely.... More

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

My husband and I have just spent 1 night as we were collecting our daughter from Swansea Uni. Excellent room with very generous supply of tea, coffee, biscuits etc. Although we did not have the full English breakfast others around us did and it was well received. I had fresh fruit salad and toast. Good choice to suit all tastes.... 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*
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