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Allahabad, India
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14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 July 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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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 June 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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91 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 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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102 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 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 

Moscow, Russia
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20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2016

The hotel is situated near the railwaystation almost at the centre of the city. You'll have free card for city transport. The hotel is not expencive, that is why the rooms are not so big, but very clean. there is a hair dryer in the bathroom. The breakfast is good. there is a floor with toy-railway and a car crush,... More 

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

Dear Sir, Thank you for having posted a comment on Tripadvisor. All of the Hotels et Patrimoine's hotels are developped around a theme, which is used in the decoration. Our guests experience a new, entertaining and relaxing environment in addition to the traditional hotel services. We will communicate your appreciation to our team and hope to have the pleasure of... More 

Brasov, Romania
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 March 2016

I hve looked for a hotel to have good reviews, triple rooms and at a fair price. I have found this one and need to say that although it is a little bit expensive, it was a good choice. The receptionist was really nice and gave us a lot of needed Information, we had our room before 15.00 as it... More 

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

Dear 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 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 AlaGare... More 

Chennai (Madras), India
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11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2016

The hotel is very near to Lausanne train station. I stayed last january 10th to 16th ,2016. Breakfast is good . There are varieties of food but they don't have pure vegeterian noddles or any chicken items. I don't eat pork or beef.

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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 a comment on Internet. We mostly appreciate it. Our buffet breakfast is constantly evolving and we will follow your suggestion of including vegetarian soups in the very near future. While hoping to have the pleasure of welcoming you soon again in hotel des Horlogers and with my kindest... More 

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105 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2015

Sweet tiny hotel with the smallest rooms ever. I could see inside the trains passing by my window. But, I loved my time in town and eating on the sidewalk cafes and wandering around. I was alone and found everything I needed and got back on the train bright and early!

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Hotelsetpatrimoine, Manager at Hotel AlaGare, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Thank you for having taken the time to rate our hotel on Internet. We mostly appreciate it. As you have mentioned, Hotel AlaGare is located right next to Lausanne train station. However, please note that most of its rooms look onto a pedestrian street or a yard. Should you wish to choose such a room for your next... More 

Zermatt, Switzerland
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 19 September 2015

You get off the train and if you miss the hotel, it is your fault. The hotel is basically at the train station. This is a no-frills-room-for-the-night sort of hotel. You get a bed, shower, toilet. No breakfast. Pastry and coffee shops nearby are OK but you can do better in other cities. Overall just a blaw experience. You will... More 

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Hotelsetpatrimoine, 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 

Detroit, Michigan
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32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015

We stayed at the Hotel AlaGare for three nights; we chose the hotel for price and location, since we were doing day trips by train and it was a half block from the station. We had two rooms. Switzerland was in the middle of an unusual- heat wave, with termperatures in the high 80s and even hitting 90. One room... More 

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Hotelsetpatrimoine, Gérant at Hotel AlaGare, responded to this review

Dear 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 type... 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
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
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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
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Vaud > Lausanne
Price Range: RM494 - RM646 (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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“Better you request to the hotel for room not in the metro line side if you want a quiet room”
 of 5 bubbles pabitra430, 28 Jan 2016 | Read review
“try to be near the router. While the hotel has free WIFI, the internet is somehow weak.”
 of 5 bubbles vinceg892, 19 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Facing the street may be best; there's very little traffic and no loud bars or clubs.”
 of 5 bubbles BillWMichigan, 29 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Enjoyed the view overlooking the street and shops”
 of 5 bubbles sondram563, 29 Mar 2015 | Read review
“if u really have to go there, make sure that you get a room facing away from the station !!!”
 of 5 bubbles femo66, 5 Dec 2014 | Read review
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