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Reviewed February 23, 2007

Tried to reserve a room for June vacation via hotel website. After first try failed, tried again, but did not notice that the dates of stay had been defaulted back to day after "today's date". When I got the reservation confirmation, I sent message to hotel that dates were incorrect and needed to be change. However, policy is that no...

4Thank J.V.R.Phoenix
Reviewed February 5, 2007

We had reserved three single rooms for one night. When we arrived at dinner time we found out that none were available and the hotel was sold out. According to them, our travel agency had cancelled the reservation, which was obviously not so, and we had to firmly insist to have evidence of such cancellation. After a not-so-friendly discussion they...

1Thank MemberfromPadova
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 1, 2005

Arrived 28/11 for 3 nights on 3 for 2 offer available from hotel.Took train from Geneva Airport F24 -40 mins to Lausanne. Hotel 2 mins from station tucked away in a quiet sidestreet. Reception small but staff brill helped out with bus info maps hairdryer etc. The room was big enough for the two of us and had sep toilet...

4Thank p.m.s.norton
Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed November 22, 2005

Not many positive impressions. The room was tiny and old-fashioned, the bathroom poorly ventilated, no air-conditioning, which (on a hot summer night) forced us to keep the window open and have to put up with rowdy people getting drunker and drunker on the terrace below until the wee hours. Parking was extravagantly expensive. The wood-pannelled breakfast room looked OK (if...

3Thank Guillaume
Bendigo, Australia
Reviewed November 14, 2005

We stayed here on our driving tour through Europe and although it was not the worst, it was close. We used tripadvisor before booking and based on the existing comments thought it would be good. We have travelled quite extensively and do not consider ourselves to be overly fussy - however this hotel did leave something to be desired. Whilst...

5Thank Australians_Abroad
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 29, 2005

I stayed in the Minotel with my fiancee for over a week and we thought it was great. It is in a decent location, right behind the train station, so is ideal as a base for travelling around. There are 2 main areas in Lausanne,the old town and the lakeside area, and the hotel is in between them, halfway up...

4Thank albertsgoldenboot
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed March 27, 2005

My wife and I stayed at the Minotel AlaGare in March 2005. The location is second to none for exploring the Geneva Lake area. It is right BEHIND the train station on a very quiet street. (When arriving by train, leave the platform and go the opposite direction away from the main station and you will be on the hotel's...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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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: $109 - $164 (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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“Near the railway -may need to bear in mind if light sleeper. I was fine”
PorkyGirl, 1 week ago | Read review
“Inner court rooms, compulsory.”
edinu10, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“go to a different hotel”
Ikorel, Jan 20, 2017 | Read review
“Better you request to the hotel for room not in the metro line side if you want a quiet room”
pabitra430, Jan 28, 2016 | Read review
“try to be near the router. While the hotel has free WIFI, the internet is somehow weak.”
vinceg892, Sep 19, 2015 | Read review
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