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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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Athens, Greece
Reviewed 30 November 2011

There is much to recommend a stay. We had polite service, a lovely room on the third floor, and, for Switzerland, a quite varied breakfast. All in all a comfortable room and a pleasant two nights. We are losing patience for hotels that charge for wireless, but at least the signal was strong and the price low -- although limited...

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

Dear Sirs, Thank you for choosing to spend your time with us in our hotel with its central city location. We are glad to see that you enjoyed your stay. Thanks to your remark about internet fees we have decided to offer free of charge the Wi-Fi starting from today. We hope to see you soon again in our hotel....

Lucerne, Switzerland
Reviewed 20 November 2011

Plus point of this hotel would be that it is just a 3mins upslope walk away from central gare. Be prepared to be treated rudely by staff. Whilst trying to find my way around the hotel (which was oddly shaped but not bad as there was a indoor garden), I accidentally bumped into a lift obviously not meant for guests...

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Brussels
Reviewed 12 November 2011

Overall satisfactory. appreciate the close-to-station location, and the reasonable price. Clean room, bathroom. comfy bed. Room was spacious. Despite being on the street side, and noting that windows were single-glazed, it was not that noisy as it was more a pedestrian street. However, in-room small repairs are needed, such as the cover of the curtain rails were sort of falling...

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

Dear Sir, Thank you for choosing to spend your night in our Hotel Alpha-Palmiers. We thank you for your precious remark. Housekeeping proceed immediately in changing the falling curtains rails. We are looking forward to welcoming you again. Kind Regards.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 November 2011

Reading other reviews of this hotel I had very low expectations of this hotel. I was delighted to find out for myself that it is actually a wonderfully serene, comfortable hotel so close to the railway station that I was there in under 5 minutes (admittedly up a steep hill, but come on, this is Switzerland!). Despite it's modernity, it...

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Indianapolis
Reviewed 1 November 2011

Although the hotel Alpha Palmiers was close to the train station, that is the last thing I can think of that was a plus. We did not realize when booking that Switzerland has a rating system which includes 4 stars, then 4 star superior, 5 star, then 5 star superior. So when we were booking, we thought we had a...

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Memphis, Tennessee
Reviewed 29 October 2011

I spent 1 night at this hotel, on October 24, 2011. The hotel is conveniently located close to Lausanne Central train station but getting to the hotel is a struggle because you have to climb a huge hill with your luggage to get there. The lady that attended to me was very unwelcoming and I think was mean, all she...

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Earth :)
Reviewed 1 October 2011

The hotel is at an excellent location: 2 minutes by foot from the train station (if you come from Geneva's airport for instance), and a stone away from " Le Flon" (the area I found super nice for evening drinks and light dinner) all the "main" shopping area, and the southern part of Lausanne, Ouchy, is easily accessible from the...

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

Dear Madam, Dear Sir, Thank you for choosing to spend your time with us in one of our Fassbind Hotels in Lausanne. We are glad to see that you enjoyed your stay and we take good note of your remarks. Waiting to welcome you again and hoping you will become one of our most loyal customers, please accept, Madam, Sir...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 September 2011

This hotel is not bad at all, but has the weirdest layout. Took me 15 minutes, seriously, to find the gym, even after instructions from the staff. The weirdest floor layouts, some lifts only go to certain floors, then stairs and another lift to others... Very odd. Rooms are modern and clean, but my single bed was very small. Don't...

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

Dear Madam, Dear Sir, Thank you for choosing to spend your time with us in one of our Fassbind Hotels. We are glad to see that you enjoyed your stay. For information for your future bookings, a single bed if for one person and a double bed for two people. Waiting to welcome you again and hoping you will become...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
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: RM609 - RM1,245 (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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