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The Parade, Fort William PH33 6AZ Scotland
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 07/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 07/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#11 of 20 hotels in Fort William
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A traditional nineteenth-century Hotel, The Alex, as it is known locally, has been an iconic feature of Fort William for the past 125 years. Situated in the town centre the hotel is minutes away from the High Street, Bus and Train Station and Pier. With a welcoming team,good freshly made food and clean rooms, the Alexandra Hotel offers you a home from home experience with an old world charm. Free parking is also available as well as Free WiFi in public areas and in Superior Rooms.
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Free parking
Free internet
Bar / lounge
Taxi service
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Non-smoking hotel
Shared lounge / TV area
Parking
Internet
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary instant cofffee
Meeting rooms
24-hour front desk
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Desk
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Wake-up service / alarm clock
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Penguin0210 wrote a review Jan 14
London, United Kingdom48 contributions26 helpful votes
Very large room that looked like it had been upgraded recently. Large comfortable bed, large TV, immaculately clean, wonderful Scottish breakfast. free parking, very nice staff. Would defo stay here again.
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Date of stay: January 2022
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paradise_alley wrote a review Feb 2020
Ampthill, United Kingdom51 contributions30 helpful votes
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I stayed recently for a few days at the Alexandra in a superior double. The room was very nice, bed comfortable, an excellent shower in a most acceptable bathroom, flatscreen tv, a selection of chairs and tea & coffee making facilities with rather nice shortbread replenished daily as required. The ladies at reception were very pleasant and helpful and the bar and restaurant staff very friendly and efficient. Dinner in the restaurant was pretty good, but the Scottish breakfast was smashing. A nice place, reasonably priced and I'd stay again without any qualms on any future visit.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Response from alexandramanager2017, Manager at Alexandra Hotel
Responded Feb 23, 2020
Thank you for sharing your wonderful five star review! I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your time at Alexandra Hotel! I am happy you enjoyed your meals and thank you for your comments about our rooms. And many thanks for your kind words about our staff. I will happily pass your compliments on and I am sure they will be thrilled to hear them. Our team is looking forward to welcome you back to our hotel in the near future! With kind regards Ilona Malkova Assistant Manager
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ronfromglasgow wrote a review Jan 3
Pontypool, United Kingdom410 contributions165 helpful votes
This was a Hogmanay event and it was clear that organisation and staff shortages were making life difficult. Not only in the hotel but in most restaurants and bars. Nonetheless they won through and we had a good time. Food and drink good and my room was comfortable. Thank you to all for efforts in difficult time.
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Parker wrote a review Dec 2021
Manchester, United Kingdom7 contributions6 helpful votes
We have stayed at The Alex for four years over the Christmas period and always loved our stay. However this time, was sadly very disappointing! Our superior room was just ‘ok’. The usually great food was lacklustre and the staff appeared untrained’, wandering around the restaurant with plates of food going cold whilst they looked for table numbers. Some wearing dirty trainers and all looking like a hotpotch of people that were dragged in off the street to serve food. It pains me to write this but next Christmas we will probably stay somewhere else. The Alex has lost its charm.
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Rascal B wrote a review Dec 2021
United Kingdom2 contributions
No heating , absolutely freezing night and staff unwilling to help . My son has asthma and they tried to offer me a fan heater , when I tried to explain they were extremely uncooperative broken facilities, rude and in cooperative staff that rarely speak English . Poor customer and awful catering
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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PRICE RANGE
$86 - $190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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alexandra hotel fort william
LOCATION
United KingdomScotlandScottish HighlandsLochaberFort William
NUMBER OF ROOMS
93
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Frequently Asked Questions about Alexandra Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Alexandra Hotel?
Nearby attractions include West Highland Museum (0.2 miles), 3 Wise Monkeys Climbing (0.2 miles), and Saint Andrew's Church (0.10 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Alexandra Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Alexandra Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Alexandra Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Alexandra Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Wildcat, The Geographer, and Crannog Seafood Restaurant.
Is Alexandra Hotel located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.03 miles away from the center of Fort William.
Does Alexandra Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.
Are there any historical sites close to Alexandra Hotel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Dun Deardail fort (0.2 miles).
Does Alexandra Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.
Is Alexandra Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.