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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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Crema, Lombardia, Italy
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58 reviews 58 reviews
30 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been here for work, and I think this is one of the best hotel in lausanne. Not 5 stars of course, but for business is very recommended. First for the breakfast, second for the position and third for the rooms.

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Wamberal
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
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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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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135 reviews 135 reviews
30 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
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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68 reviews 68 reviews
17 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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176 reviews 176 reviews
19 hotel reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Double bedrooms are actually two single ones close to each other. The same applies to the sheets and blankets. We asked to have the two single duvets replaced with a double one but they could not accommodate -- a real shame. Would not rush back.

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Singapore, Singapore
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

My wife and I stayed here for four nights on University business. Our experience matches that of other commentators: basic furniture, clean (but stained) carpets, adequate staffing, narrow bath/shower combination with cheap shower-head and a toilet seat that you'd get for 99 cents back in the states. Turning on the bathroom light illuminates the entire room, so bring eyeshades. On... More 

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