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Hotel Alpha-Palmiers

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rue du Petit-Chene 34, Lausanne 1003, Switzerland
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Ranked #24 of 40 hotels in Lausanne
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Since it was my first time in Europa my first thought about the hotel when I saw it from the outside was "oh my gosh, it is so old!" but for my surprise the inside was pretty modern. Breakfast is just ok but they have a good restaurant, very pricey (don't forget that you're in Switzerland though).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for a night and did not mind staying a few more nights if our schedule had permitted. Being a short walking distance from the train station and metro station, connection to all parts of the city was a breeze despite a steep climb to the hotel entrance. The hotel was very clean and access to facilities and... More

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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a very modern decorated hotel. My husband referred to it as it being decorated by a college student because of the style. It was clean and comfortable, and we stayed there because of the proximity of the train station. The breakfast buffet was also very good.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 via mobile

A terrible hotel, hardly slept. Got a very noicy room on the 1st floor. Workers started outside at 06:30. Not possible to sleep at all, not to mention the air condition. Makes more noice than a small airplane. I arrived quite late, no bar service at 23:30? Next time I'm in Lausanne, I will surely look for better accommodation.

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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

we really enjoyed our staying at Alpha-Palmiers. the rooms are wide, very well furnished and comfortable. the hotel is close to the old town, in a very ventral position, and approx 20 min walk by the lake.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The hotel is clean and correct in most areas. Checking out was a little difficult as tall the food and drink accounting seems to be kept in a separate place in the restaurant with provides breakfast and room service meals. The seamless integration of the accounting is seems to be an administrative problem that might be looked into. Otherwise the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Stayed here for a conference and arrived late for check in which was done fast and efficient. Staff we're very nice and started conversation about where I live etc. which was showing interest at first but went on for a bit long and person didn't seem to know when to stop. Hotel is modern enough inside but quality of rooms... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

I stayed here for 2 nights whilst on business in Lausanne. The hotel is very close to the train and bus station and looks very nice when entering. The check in was quick and pleasant and the room was very nice also. It was slightly odd having a glass room inside it for the toilet and bathroom but that was... More

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36 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Comfortable beds, separate even though I was with my wife. Bathroom has little privacy. Very noisy street so woke up both nights. Staff just rude! Unhelpful! Breakfast poor. Elevators slow. Decoration messy. Good selection of old films on DVD. Clean. Plugs by bed for phone. Wifi slow but free and easy

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

This is a modern hotel very close (2 minutes max) to the Lausanne train station and the subway/tram which goes to Lake Geneva and connects to other major transit points. One can easily walk to many interesting restaurants, shops, and tourist sites within 15-20 minutes. On the other hand, it is near the train station which has some seedy characters... More

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Address: Rue du Petit-Chene 34, Lausanne 1003, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Vaud > Lausanne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Alpha-Palmiers 4*
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