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The Alexander

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3, Sketty Road, Swansea SA2 0EU, Wales
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Ranked #3 of 25 hotels in Swansea
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2012
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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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london, UK
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66 reviews 66 reviews
20 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2012

Stayed in room for 3, Feb 2012. Excellent hosts, warm, comfortable room with all we needed. Excellent breakfast with good choice. V good shower room. Relatively minor point - parking not simple but pretty easy to find space in surrounding streets. v good value. Will return

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burgos
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35 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2012

Good value hotel with all the amenities you need. My room was overlooking the road so traffic could be heard and it was a little cramped but clean and well equipped and reasonably priced so all in all good value.

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newport wales
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2011

Room was a bit small but perfectly adaquate for a short stay and spotless , bathroom was in a seperate room but for sole use abd again spotless and well presented , wish id had chance to try the biggest bath ive seen in a cheap hotel. Nice breakfast in morning went down well ,was 10 mins walk to st.helens... More

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2011

stayed here on busniess ,cofortable room pleasent area Had everthing I needed

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Wales
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

Great, friendly welcome. Clean rooms, coffee and tea facilities, advantage of microwave and 'fridge on the first floor landing. Good breakfast.

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The Exotic Orient
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58 reviews 58 reviews
43 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2011

Like : Location – pleasant neighbourhood, Tesco closeby and lots of eateries. About 10 to 15 minutes walk to the beach Breakfast – HUGE selection of items and very delicious too! Room – very clean, well-equipped and cosy room though a little small (single room). Nice furnishings. Owners – very friendly people. Got a warm welcome upon arrival – makes... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2011

the friendliest couple we hav ever come across. a lovely small hotel, incredibly clean with good facilities. plus side.....friendly, clean, quiet, plenty of coffee/tea/milk in room. minus side....shower was very poor. a 10/15 min walk into swansea city centre....but we stopped at a pub called ST GEORGE TAVERN (well we had too), on the way into town. swansea centre was... More

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2011

Situated to the west of Swansea city centre in a great position for touring The Mumbles and the Gower. Very friendly and helpful owner. Good sized room. Spotlessly clean. Great breakfast. Would definitely recommend.

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Warrington, Cheshire
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22 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2011

Very friendly host, clean and tidy. Great room, great breakfast. Difficult to fault!

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london england
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77 reviews 77 reviews
29 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2011

Stayed at the Alexander with my husband and two teenage children for a night, in two rooms on the top floor. Great welcome from the owner who showed us to the rooms on the top floor, a steep climb but worth it. One room had a walk in shower in the en suite and the other a bath. Both rooms... 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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