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Fishguard, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

Starting with the good bits: Bed very comfortable. Breakfast ok. Free Street parking. The Brewstone bar is 2 minutes away. Sweet lady at breakfast. Had a stunning Chinese 8 mins away....and I mean stunning. Bad bits: Tiny room. Tiny shower with almost no power....to the point that one has to question it's existence. Sink blocked. Artex ceiling in terrible condition....

Thank John K
Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

This was our third visit to The Alexander and once again it didn't disappoint. We usually book the family room (1 double bed and 2 singles) and it's perfect for what we need. Lovely clean bed linen and plenty of towels. The ensuite is stocked with toiletries, if needed, and there is a good selection of coffee/tea making things in...

Thank dizzypink31
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 21, 2016

Stayed here with my family the weekend just gone - visiting my brother as he is at Swansea University. Room was fantastic and the breakfast, one of the best I've had. The owners do a fantastic job in looking after their residents - we hope to see you guys soon!!

Thank Jack G
Reviewed November 12, 2016

The Alexander Bed and Breakfast was a wonderful place to stay. The Uplands are near to the beach, the University of Swansea and fairly close to the city centre including Wind Street. A single fare from Wind Street back to the Alexander was not even 7 pounds. The room was large and comfortable with all the amenities I would want...

Thank Jori J
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

Stayed four most comfortable nights to spend part of half term exploring Swansea and seeing my first year uni son. Excellent all round - the friendly staff have made us feel most welcome. We will stay nowhere else when visiting Swansea!

Thank swan1216
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 27, 2016

Greeted by friendly lady who was very welcoming. Lovely single room with extra special touches such as cafetiere with real coffee, pot of cotton buds and dressing gown in wardrobe. Working TV and wifi. Clean bathroom, which although not ensuite was just down the corridor and not a shared one. Great cooked choices for breakfast the next morning, and plenty...

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Monmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 19, 2016

I have stayed 3 times in this hotel over the past year, it is my hotel of choice in Swansea. It is located in Uplands, a vibrant student district with lots of bars, restaurants and shops. The beach is 10 min walk down the road, so are more restaurants (St Helen's road). There are several buses going to the city...

Thank Maixent
Bideford, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Booked this on the same day as we was on our way 2 pembrey to watch the lorry racing for Sunday. Booked the last room number 6... was welcomed bt the man who i guess is the owner . He was very friendly and welcoming and made polite convo and asked in interest where we are off to this weekend....

Thank ShamusAnd L
Treorci, Wales
Reviewed October 15, 2016

I stayed here last April and came back when I needed an overnight the day before having an exam last week. A hotel that provides real coffee and cafetiere in the room, plus a towelling robe in the wardrobe is quite unusual in these days of universal cost-cutting. Breakfast is included and excellent. To cap it all, as I was...

Thank Merytsekhmet
Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

If you are on a budget, want a bed...then the Alexander will probably fit your bill. In all honesty many guests will appreciate the small family nature of the house. Sadly it is really a B&B. If you are offered room 7. Be warned it is a very small box room. The bathroom or toilet is a small walk away...

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busterSwansea, Owner at The Alexander, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. As stated on your booking form you booked the cheapest and smallest room and the only room that is not en-suite at £38.00. We have far superior en-suite rooms available at various prices. We sell this room for guests who are on a budget!!! Your comment "sadly a B & B" is uncalled for and...

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Additional Information about The Alexander

Address: 3 Sketty Road, Swansea SA2 0EU, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > South Wales > Swansea County > Swansea
Price Range: $67 - $120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Alexander 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Swansea
#3 Business Hotel in Swansea
#4 Luxury Hotel in Swansea
#7 Family Hotel in Swansea
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“Ask for a room with a sea view, away from traffic”
 of 5 bubbles Maixent, Oct 19, 2016 | Read review
“rooms at back of hotel,will be quieter”
 of 5 bubbles sally376, Mar 29, 2016 | Read review
“Double rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles Trex74, Mar 28, 2016 | Read review
“Room Seven clearly adequate (as above). I cannot comment on others.”
 of 5 bubbles AlanR555, Sep 2, 2015 | Read review
“ask about standard of rooms , dont go for top floor double , over looking the back ,”
 of 5 bubbles billyw7, Aug 1, 2015 | Read review
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