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Lausanne, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

Hotel Union is situated close to the Metro Station in Lausanne in a nice location. I spent a night in this hotel in one of its attic room. Room was small but nice. Hotel staffs were great and breakfast was good. Recommended for business trip.

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

I stayed for 5 nights, shared room with a colleague, it was comfortable stay, standard breakfast, fast easy check in, only downside, it's remote from city main attraction, but it was close to my business, I am very satisfied with the experience

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Very practical location if you want to use the metro M2 connecting to the CHUV, the city center, the train station and the lake shore. Small room under the roof with no air-conditioning. The traffic noise deters you from opening the window. Reception staff hardly pleasant. Wi-Fi did not work in our room. Poor breakfast.

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

As per the other reviews, this hotel has a serious problem with customer care. If it cost half as much to stay here then it may (if you're desperate) be worth considering. I think that the main problem is that the management has absolutely no idea about hospitality and therefore fails utterly to properly train their staff. As an example,... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

Good evening, my name is Johnny J. S, foreigner that I check inn yesterday at this 3 stars motel, actual for one room a 100 euros without tax looks not bad, regarding the breakfast included here but the worth part was !!! Cheap & poor quality food and doesn't have big variety, the only place to have breakfast is one... More 

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Kentfield, CA
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106 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016 via mobile

Final judgement (if you want to skip the detail): Considering problems resulting from structure, and service, the dated and stale environment, this is too expensive. Give me an Ibis Budget (see review for Zurich Airport from same trip) any day! Long live thoughtfully designed and well-managed limited (or is it now called 'focused'?) service hospitality by the big hotel groups.... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

The room was very hot and no AC and if I open window it's too noise from the bar and the cars, Missed my breakfast on Saturday because the restaurant opens at 08.00am while I had to leave at 07.30am, First day there was no water in the morning duo to working in front of the hotel, and there was... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The Hotel sits right beside a very large uphill road. The area is extremely chaotic, and the upside is that you have the metro station right at the doorstep. It could even be bearable for a night or two, perhaps in winter when you sleep with windows closed. But in summer it's a nightmare. Our triple room had a single... More 

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Kentfield, CA
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106 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

Did but enjoy the hotel much. Will choose Ibis or similar next time. Noisy road, a bit tired, okay beds and shower. Offensive cigarette smoke when entering hotel. Convenient parking Supermarkets next door Slow wifi (not different from most hotels).

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Upon the reservation I was told that no money would be taken off my card and that the bill can be handled at check out. When we came to check in, the lady at the reception desk said that the room has been prepaid and that they charged the full amount on my card few days after the reservation was... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Hotel Union

Address: chemin des Croisettes 2, Epalinges 1066, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Vaud > Epalinges
Price Range: $125 - $163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Union 3*
Number of rooms: 42
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