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Hotel Alpha-Palmiers

Rue du Petit-Chene 34, Lausanne 1003, Switzerland
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
14 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've stayed here a couple of times and it's central, quiet, efficient and not overpriced. Good facilities and fast wifi, I wouldn't say it's my idea of a romantic getaway but for a short business trip it's ideal. Not sure what the breakfast is like (there's a cafe across the road which is my preferred source of petit dejeuner) but... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

have just been requested to leave the cafeteria area since I am done with my coffee while there are new people and they are running short of spare tables. First time it happens to me in Europe. In addition very poor breakfast. Very disappointed.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I work in Lausanne 4 days a week so am very familiar with the hotel standards. I decided to branch out from my usual and try Alpha-Palmiers but it was a huge mistake. It is a decent, central location and the rooms are basic quality fittings, but generally clean and fine. A colleague in a different room had an unusual... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We chose this hotel for our last night in Switzerland as it is very close to to the railway station; uphilll/downhill on cobbled streets but close. A well appointed hotel with spacious rooms. Close to many interesting streets in the old town. Very well priced although we have noticed vert differing prices in other reviews? We would return. The staff... More 

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Warwick
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

As said in the title. Very good rooms. Hotel itself is clean and well looked after. Bit confusing at first with the lift situation as if you are on. Floor higher than 3 then you have to get 2 lifts to get to your room. Strange !! Wifi works well, good pressure in shower and bed very comfortable including the... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

If the hotel is full, putting guests in Room 434 at the amount they pay is NOT acceptable! Imagine drawing a circle and then drawing a square around it. They made a tiny room in the triangular area at the sides to maximize revenues! This is not fair. Is this what you do to guests who come back to your... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Location - excellent. Just a few 100 metres above the train station. Easy access to Metro. It is an expensive hotel (200 CHF/night without breakfast) - certainly by EU standards, if not Switzerland. The Thai restaurant is good, and reasonably priced. A beer in the bar is 9CHF which is pricey. The breakfast gives a reasonable range of food for... More 

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Berlin, Germany
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The bedroom was super large for a European hotel, and being right in the center of the town makes it an ideal choice. Railway station is walkable distance, same for most buses and subway. Only drawback can be with the noise during the Saturday nights, with party people who are loud on the street while walking to the station, so... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

My room was like a studio apartments, equipped with a fridge. Lots of space so great if you want to spread out, get work done. A nice fitness room with sauna. The hotel has a lovely bar space next to the in house Thai restaurant, which serves very good food. Hotel is an easy walk uphill from the train station.

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