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Bengaluru, India
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11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Nice and quiet hotel, a cozy bar and an exotic restaurant. Rooms are relatively larger compared to a regular swiss hotel. Free usage of steam bath and sauna. Good for short stays Selected the hotel due to the location. Just opposite the major train station of Lausanne. Connections to anywhere in Switzerland. Walking distance to Lausanne Ouchy (port) on the... More 

Thank SabilKhateeb
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50 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We switched to this hotel at the last minute because it is so close to the main train station in Lausanne. We realized we had an early train and it was way more convenient than our other hotel. Note it is about a 3 minute walk up a pretty steep hill to hotel To check in and about 2 minutes... More 

Thank Charlie P
Silver Spring, Maryland
2 reviews
Reviewed 24 July 2016

This place is not easy to find by car, and if you have to hoof it up a somewhat steep cobblestone street. With luggage, it wasn't a small feat, but doable. That said, it's very conveniently located to the Lausanne train station. If you are are planning to stay in the Lausanne area for a while, I would also recommend... More 

Thank effieshu
Stellenbosch, South Africa
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28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016

The design of the hotel is definitely interesting especially seeing the location in an older and classical neighborhood. Big disappointment about the parking...which is on the hotel premises but you have to pay extra (and quite a lot). The hotel was not that easy to find. The room was nice but the idea of the bathroom that is almost in... More 

Thank Astrid B
Cairo, Egypt
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24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

I checked in this hotel and i was thinking to find everything perefct comparing to amount paid for this hotel buttttt I checked in un cleaned room i called the house keeping beside my room and ask her why my room no toilet paper she said sorry!!! Why my room not clean she said sorry!!! the next day i told... More 

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fort worth, United States
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23 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

The Alpha Palmiers is located almost directly across the street from the Lausanne Train Station and adjacent to the Metro, so it is very convenient. You can walk to the train or Metro station in less than 5 mins. There's also a good variety of restaurants available. The hotel is located perhaps 100 meters above the main street on which... More 

Thank Gerald C
Evansville, Indiana
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8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 21 June 2016

After staying in historic, old but wonderful hotels and gasthofs in Europe, we truly enjoyed the very modern Alpha Palmiers. Located within minutes from the train station, it was easy to find and access, even though it was a vigorous uphill slant. The room was spacious and beautiful and quite unique. The bathroom with shower was even spacious. In the... More 

Thank Marcia M
London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016

I've stayed here on many business trips. Location is central - right next to the main train station and on the metro, breakfast satisfactory, rooms spacious and comfortable but rather basic. Can get noisy if your room fronts onto the street. Gym is small with limited equipment and no air conditioning.

Thank Nicandmil
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101 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

This place was fine. We stayed here for 6 nights, using Lausanne as a base to do day trips from in the region. The location is great, although it is up a pretty steep hill from the station. The staff were very professional and nice. The room was fine, but the carpet was old and kind of icky. The amenities... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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312 reviews
110 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 29 May 2016

The first room I was given was not at all to my liking and certainly sub-standard: Dark, no direct dayight, a step down from the corridor - just not what you would expect in a four star hotel. I did not accept this room. Without any hesitation I was given another one: Bigger in size, luminous, with lots of daylight... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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: $176 - $300 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Alpha-Palmiers 4*
Number of rooms: 215
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Also Known As:
Hotel Alpha Palmiers
Alpha Palmiers Hotel Lausanne
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#12 Luxury Hotel in Lausanne
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“Ask for room with good wifi coverage if really needed!”
 of 5 bubbles MilanMilanec, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Take the rooms facing the inside patio, they are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles GDSK, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you want quite morning - ask for garden view room”
 of 5 bubbles Gabsini, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing the couryard are absolutely quiet”
 of 5 bubbles Petra0407, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Avoid room151.The A/C is worse than useless”
 of 5 bubbles DaveH271, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
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