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The Alexander

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We used this as our base for 17 days; exploring South Wales with the advantage is was less than 15 mins drive from relatives. Our room had a Bay window which always makes any room seem so much bigger. It was spotless, well presented and best of all a most comfortable bed. It was cold as it was still early...

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Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

the Alexandrea bed and breakfast in Swansea is amazing ive stayed there before the the breakfast was nice the bedroom was amazing. the location was good. the noise level was average because quite a lot of students live in the area and its quite popluar of students and its a bar so it will be some shouting but overall great

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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Myself and my partner booked our stay here after reading great reviews. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The room was spacious and spotless. The breakfast was very tasty and the staff were extremely friendly and welcoming. Would definitely return again in the future. Highly recommended accommodation.

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Reviewed 6 April 2017

In a terrace with no parking, finding an on-street spot nearby was easy, but perhaps I was lucky? The reception was friendly and the room, whilst compact, was reasonably clean and tidy. The decor everywhere looked a bit tired, and the shower tray was cracked, but all this was trivial and it was still good value. Comfortable bed and very...

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Professionally-run but with friendliness, this is a good quality place at excellent value. Very good breakfast, organised very well. Comfortable and attractive accommodation. Super-convenient for restaurants and provisions nearby. Room was very adequate, and the bathroom, though some distance from the room was for my exclusive use - and spacious with a choice of shower or bath! And best of...

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 February 2017

After needing accommodation in Swansea to accompany my student daughter to a hospital procedure, I came across the Alexander on a hotel booking forum, I was very surprised at how reasonably priced it was against other well known facilities, particularly as breakfast was also included, but more importantly it was within easy reaching distant of my daughter's accommodation and the...

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for our 1st Wedding Anniversary. We were greeted by the owner who was very friendly and welcoming. Good local knowledge which helped us out as we have not been to Swansea before. The room was lovely and we were lucky enough to have an end suite as some people had to share. The breakfast was cooked to order...

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Fishguard, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 December 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....

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Warwickshire
Reviewed 28 November 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...

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 November 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!!

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Additional Information about The Alexander

Address: 3 Sketty Road, Swansea SA2 0EU, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Swansea County > Swansea
Price Range: RM361 - RM699 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Alexander 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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The Alexander Swansea, Wales
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Swansea
#3 Luxury Hotel in Swansea
#3 Business Hotel in Swansea
#7 Family Hotel in Swansea
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“Rooms at the rear have good views and less traffic noise”
Meddyg16, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Try to avoid budding guitarists!”
CSEBob, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a sea view, away from traffic”
Maixent, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“rooms at back of hotel,will be quieter”
sally376, 29 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Double rooms are good”
Trex74, 28 Mar 2016 | Read review
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