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Hotel Alpha

13, rue du Simplon, Fribourg 1700, Switzerland
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Ranked #6 of 14 hotels in Fribourg
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 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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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a random visit to Fribourg and ended up staying in this hotel . Only a 5min walk from Fribourg main station Had a nice room . Lovely big bathroom with a nice shower . Comfy bed . Room complete with a sofa and table / desk etc. all very clean . The wifi worked well Nice welcoming by the... More

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Eugene, Oregon
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47 reviews 47 reviews
4 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

I don't know if the renovations are still underway for some rooms or areas of the hotel but we didn't see (or smell) any evidence of it. From the entryway, reception area and intimate restaurant to the room itself, the hotel is beautiful! After spending over 24 hours on trains from Sweden with almost no sleep, my husband and I... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

A very good deal in Fribourg! Hotels tend to be very expensive in Switzerland, and this one is quite reasonable. Very modern, clean, design really ok, comfortable. The staff is super friendly and helpful, and make it very clear that they are available if you need anything. Not completely central but still well located, you will get around without difficulties.... More

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Nenagh, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

The hotel itself is very nice and price performance ratio is acceptable. Rooms are comfortable and ours was oriented to a calm street. Bath gives a plenty of space and looks very nice. I am obsessed with having enough light in there which was ok. Staff is very nice. They're young and passionate to help and when asked for they... More

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Suva, Fiji
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23 reviews 23 reviews
21 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

Occupying two floors of a building a few blocks walk from the Fribourg train station, the room they put me in (an upgrade due to being fully booked to #301, a suite) was very well appointed, modern, comfortable, and clean. Judging by the older reviews, the renovation was recent and much needed. They are still renovating the restaurant, so breakfast... More

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63 reviews 63 reviews
13 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2012

The hotel rooms used to be judged a bit worn out or old-fashioned, so there's been a total rehauling in Spring 2012. The new rooms are very nice, but... the works are not totally finished yet, or they have been finished recently. As a results, at the time of my visits the rooms had a very disagreeable and strong smell... More

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Milan, Italy
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26 reviews 26 reviews
26 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2012

How can this be a 3 star hotel? I have seen youth hostels much better than this one. When you step in your room and you wonder…”is it safe to lay my head on this pillow?” you already know your choice was wrong. We were just unlucky to go to Fribourg on a last minute business trip and all hotels... More

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Ra'anana, Israel
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2006

Well, I haven't really stayed in this hotel, so I can't tell you it's pros and cons. The thing I would like to tell you is that me, my 14 year old sister and bothe of my parents were for no reason kicked off of the hotel at 10 p.m, before we even entered our rooms. The hotel manager, decided... More

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Bern, Switzerland
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76 reviews 76 reviews
53 hotel reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2005

Pros: a)VERY comfortable beds - one of the most comfortable I've ever slept in in a hotel b) friendly and helpful staff Cons: a) rooms reminded me of student residence halls - spartan, a bit tatty, old fashioned decor (artex walls), patterned worn carpets that didn't match the decoration, etc... b) very limited breakfast buffet c) next to the railway... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2005

This hotel was listed in Frommer's as a great deal. It was nice and pretty clean, but even though it was on a side street, it was pretty loud. They do not have air conditioning and you have to keep the window open. But the location was great-about 10 minutes walk from the old town and extremely easy to find.

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Address: 13, rue du Simplon, Fribourg 1700, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Fribourg > Fribourg
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Ranked #6 of 14 hotels in Fribourg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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