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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I pre-booked on booking.com with a good rate and free cancellation if necessary. This hotel is simple but adequate and charming. I had a single room on the top floor with a shared toilet and shower for the whole floor, which only had a few rooms. My own room had a twin bed, closet, TV, desk, sink and skylight. The... More 

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Florence, Italy
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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent attendant Jean Baptiste helped me during health problems. I had serious health problems and needed contact with European Assistance for hospital, and Mr. Jean Baptiste was very kind and undestanding.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is very close to the station and an easy walk to town centre. Rooms are very small and have a fan. There is an elevator. Staff are very friendly and helpful. It is a bit dated but clean and fine for a brief stay if you don't mind being cramped. We had no noise problems from trains but... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Stayed for one night in Apr on a visit with family in Lausanne. The hotel is next to the main train station. That means certain pros and cons. Pros are short walk from station, old areas of the city within walkable distance though a steep climb to the Lausanne cathedral is required, metro stops within walking distance, decent places to... More 

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Hotelsetpatrimoine, Gérant at Hotel AlaGare, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Sir, Many thanks for having taken the time to post your positive comment on Internet. We mostly appreciate it. Your appreciation of your stay will be forwarded to my team, which gives its best to make your stay a comfortable and easy one. We very much hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you soon again in hotel... More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

I had read reviews here that the rooms are noisy due to the rail track. After I booked on a website, I called the hotel to specify that I need a room that was not adjoining the rail track because good sleep is very important for me. I said to the receptionist that I would have no option but to... More 

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Hotelsetpatrimoine, Gérant at Hotel AlaGare, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for having taken the time to post a comment on Internet. We have taken notice of the problems encountered and are sincerely sorry about it. I will discuss the problem you faced with my team to find out how to solve it durably. Should you wish to stay again at Hotel AlaGare, I would be happy... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

My review is based on the fact that you are looking for a hotel close to railway station. If so, then this hotel is perfect location and economical given the prices in Switzerland for a tourist. The hotel also has good manager/reception who are very responsive on queries and requests related to your bookings. We didn't had breakfast in the... More 

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Anne S, Gérant at Hotel AlaGare, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Madam, Many thanks for having taken the time to post your positive comment on Internet. We mostly appreciate it. Your appreciation of your stay will be forwarded to our team, who gives its best to make your stay a comfortable and easy one. We very much hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you soon again in hotel... More 

Allahabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

We stayed overnight at Alagare as our train came in past 11pm from Venice and we didn't want to disturb our cousin (as we were to stay the rest of the time at her place). The hotel is right at the station. However you need to know which exit is the closest exit to the hotel. People in Switzerland are... More 

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Anne S, Gérant at Hotel AlaGare, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Sir, Thank you for having taken the time to rate our hotel on Internet. We mostly appreciate it. Though Hotel AlaGare is located right next to Lausanne train station, most of its rooms look onto a pedestrian street or a yard. I suggest you specify this choice for your next reservation or contact me directly so that the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Bedbug in the bed bite my two daughters and when we inform the reception she said she cannot do anything and dont even answer in a proper way. very unpolite people like she is the owner of the hotel but she only a reception maybe she wasnt taught how to be polite to the guest and she is working with... More 

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

1, good location, near train station, subway & supermarkets. 2, I was afraid of train noises, actually I didn't notice any. But can hear little bit from next door. 3, not modern, but ok and spacious. We had a room for 3, the 3rd bed is just sth. like a lounge chair, but ok. Bathroom and toilet are separate, but... More 

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Anne S, Gérant at Hotel AlaGare, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Madame, Thank you for your comment on hotel AlaGare. We are happy to know you appreciated our service and free public transportation card. Looking forward to welcoming you soon again in hotel AlaGare and with our best regards. Nicolas Vainchtock Manager More 

Paris, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

I was pretty skeptic coming to this place just because I normally wouldn't go for something that is rated under 8 on Booking. However, I was pleasantly surprised. We were given a superior room (by chance?) on the first floor which had a comfy and huge king-size bed, and a separate bath and toilet, including a little sitting area and... More 

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Anne S, Gérant at Hotel AlaGare, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Many thanks for having taken the time to post your positive comment on Internet. We mostly appreciate it. Your appreciation of your stay will be forwarded to my team, who gives its best to make your stay a comfortable and easy one. We very much hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you soon again in hotel AlaGare.... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located near the train station, in the heart of Lausanne, Hotel AlaGare has recently been renovated to welcome guests in a convivial and comfortable environment. Inspired by the legendary trains of old, the interior decoration creates a unique atmosphere reminiscent of times past ; take this opportunity to admire the miniature electric railway installed in the breakfast room, and activate the Crocodile locomotive and its Rheingold wagons by pressing the red button !  ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel AlaGare

Address: rue du Simplon 14, Lausanne 1006, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Vaud > Lausanne
Price Range: $114 - $166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel AlaGare 3*
Number of rooms: 49
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Also Known As:
Minotel Alagare Hotel Lausanne
Minotel Hotel Alagare
Minotel Lausanne
Lausanne Minotel
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