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Trieste, Italy
Reviewed 12 March 2012

Returned today from a weekend stay at Hotel Alpha-Palmiers. The hotel itself is located literally 100metres from Lausanne Train Station and was extremely easy to find. The staff were very helpful and happy to help. The hotel itself is very modern and clean. From reading other reviews I noticed a noise problem, prior to arriving I requested a high floor...

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citylausanne, Manager at Hotel Alpha-Palmiers, responded to this review

Dear Friend, Many thanks for your cool comment. The whole team says thanks too ! See you soon. The Alpha-Palmiers staff

Waipara, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 March 2012

We stayed here for 3 nights over a weekend. Room was very clean. Beds comfortable. Fantastic water pressure. Poor lighting in the room with bedside lamps, a freestanding lamp and a desk light only. Staff helpful and friendly. Great location as handy to train station and main centre. A good base for exploring the area. The most memorable part of...

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citylausanne, Manager at Hotel Alpha-Palmiers, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for choosing to spend your time with us. With about CHF 10.- in supplement we can suggest an up grade on the quite garden side as, during the weekend the street side might be very noisy. We hope to welcome you again in our hotel. Best wishes

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 22 February 2012

I regularly travel to Lausanne, and it is the first time for me to pick this hotel. And it is a cut above the other hotels I stayed in. A pleasant surprise! I also enjoyed the dinner at their Thai restaurant. Definitely, I will stay here again.

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citylausanne, Manager at Hotel Alpha-Palmiers, responded to this review

Dear Sir, We are happy to see that you enjoyed your stay in our Hotel. We are looking forward to welcoming you again. Friendly regards.

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 19 February 2012

Let's start with the rooms - a little dated but spacious and clean. Comfortable bed results in a good sleep but the penalty I had to pay was a two-lift journey to my room! Look at it this way - that means you're not facing the street! The standard and upkeep of the communal areas is average and the colour...

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Cannes, France
Reviewed 16 February 2012

Excellent modern Hotel right across from the rail station at reasonable rates.I used it as step down for the night to catch a flight from Geneva int. airport. Situated only five mi, away from the rail station, from where the clockwork, state of the art Swiss rail system leaves on the dot every half hour to reach precisely 40 minutes...

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Rio de Janeiro
Reviewed 15 February 2012

I have to say that rooms are confortable and it´s location is very convenient, although is very noisy if you get a street room. They do have free wireless... when you can connect, which is usually very early in the morning and late at night, don´t even try during the afternoon. Will I stay again, provably not. They are not...

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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 25 January 2012

This is an OK hotel if you stay for 2 or 3 nights, but gets very annoying if you return every week like I did on several business trips. The location is good, the hotel is a 5-minute walk away from the train station, although it is a very steep street so if you have a lot of luggage you...

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Moscow
Reviewed 2 January 2012

We didn't expect the triple room to be so spacey. The staff was very good, location extremely convenient though in any other country I would prefer to stay further from the station. I can complain about trifles (like an iron or kettle that would only turn on when a staff member was around ;-)), but overall we had a very...

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citylausanne, Manager at Hotel Alpha-Palmiers, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for choosing to spend your time with us. We are glad to see that you enjoyed your stay and especially our prestigious Thai restaurant. Waiting to welcome you again and hoping you will become one of our most loyal customers, please accept, Sir, our best wishes.

Reviewed 10 December 2011

I stayed in this hotel for 4 days on a business trip. Generally it's ok, but I've expected a bit more. Room was just general, nothing special. What I disliked most of all - specific smell in hotel corridors as well as in hotel rooms. Room was clean and tidy, but with a bit worn furniture. Location of the hotel...

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Switzerland
Reviewed 2 December 2011

we went on a 2 days business trip, and the hotel was a perfect choice. priced a bit below the classical top hotels, the place is easy to access by car and by train, and you are already in the middle of everything! the train station with all the major bus lines and cabs is just a 2 min walk...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Minibar
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Modern Hotel with interior gardens, restaurant serving regional cuisine; set in the center of the city with views of the lake. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Alpha-Palmiers

Address: rue du Petit-Chene 34, Lausanne 1003, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Vaud > Lausanne
Price Range: RM617 - RM1,420 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Alpha-Palmiers 4*
Number of rooms: 215
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Hotel Alpha Palmiers
Alpha Palmiers Hotel Lausanne
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#12 Luxury Hotel in Lausanne
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