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Hotel AlaGare

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

perfect location next to the main train station, very nice breakfast and very polite people. in the room we could prepare coffee or tea. before our arrival the manager sent me an e-mail asking for extra information about our needs. we had what we asked for.

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Iglesias, Italy
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

the room was clean; the bathroom new. The hotel is 2 minutes from the train station but despite this the noise wasn't a bother. The luggage deposit service was very efficient. The breakfast was excellent.

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Hants
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night and it was very convenient as next to the station. This time we had a nice spacious room facing the road,so no noise from trains. The staff were very charming and helpful and the model railway under the floor of the breakfast room was great!

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

I was completely satisfied with my stay at the hotel. The receptionist was exceptionally helpful allowing us to access our room earlier than stated. The room wasn't huge but big enough and the bathroom was a good size, both were spotlessly clean. Decor a bit dated and could do with a tidy. Ample breakfast with plenty of choice which really...

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Hotelsetpatrimoine, Gérant at Hotel AlaGare, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you, we very much appreciate your positive comments about your stay at the Hotel des Inventions. It is very important for us to fully satisfy our guests. I will forward your comments to my team, who does its best to make your stay a comfortable and easy one. All of the Hotels et Patrimoine's hotels are developped...

bucharest
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We were very satisfied on quality-price paid ratio (in Switzerland speaking). Very tired being, no matter how tiny room was, the warm water and bedding quality have exceeded everything else. We had peaceful nights in a clean room, in a clean bed, being freshly washed and facing the inner courtyard - otherwise I figure the railway station would spoiled our...

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Hotelsetpatrimoine, Gérant at Hotel AlaGare, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Sir, Thank you for having taken the time to put a comment on your stay with us. I will forward your comments to my team, who does its best to make your stay a comfortable and easy one. While hoping to have the pleasure of welcoming you soon again in hotel AlaGare and with my kindest regards. Nicolas...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2017

I think the view of this hotel can only be based on value for money - which in that case it is a firm 3 start. Switzerland is expensive so you won't find super cheap hotels; however team that up with a week of events in Geneva and you might not find a hotel at all - hence the stay...

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Hotelsetpatrimoine, Gérant at Hotel AlaGare, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Sir, Thank you for having taken the time to put a comment on your stay with us. Your appreciation will be forwarded to my team, who put a particular attention to offer a very personalized welcome to our guests. Please note that we have different types of rooms available at hotel AlaGare . Though Hotel AlaGare is located...

Bratislava, Slovakia
Reviewed 8 February 2017

The hotel is old and badly maintained. The pictures on website are very different that the reality. The rooms are terribly small, the sink near the bed out of the bathroom, bathroom itself small 1x1m. Never coming back, sorry.

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Hotelsetpatrimoine, Gérant at Hotel AlaGare, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Many thanks for having taken the time to rate our hotel on Internet. We are sorry to hear that your stay in our hotel did not meet your expectation. Please note that we have different types of rooms available at hotel AlaGare and when the hotel is full we propose smaller rooms at very attractive rates in Lausanne....

High Wycombe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 January 2017

The only two good things about this hotel stay were, the location, it is less than 2 minutes walk from the train station, and the receptionists were all very helpful with onward travel etc. The room was so small, that it was impossible to put up the ironing board. To sit on the toilet, I had to have one foot...

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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 your comment on Internet. We are sorry to hear that your stay in our hotel did not meet your expectation. We have different types of rooms available at hotel AlaGare and when the hotel is full we propose smaller rooms at very attractive rates in Lausanne. For your...

Lausanne, Switzerland
Reviewed 10 December 2016

The hotel is extremely well located, a few steps away from the train tracks of the Lausanne main station. The hotel dates back to the building time of the station. It is an heritage building..which means that the room are very small and would need some refreshing works, except the bath rooms which were recently renovated, as the breakfeast room,...

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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. Hôtel AlaGare is located in an historic building. Its rooms are consequently not all the same size. For your next stay, do not hesitate to contact me at +41 21 612 09 09 or book directly on our website to get...

Edinburgh
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

This hotel was booked as part of a cycle tour. The hotel was central in town and close to the station. A bit of a hike on a bike from the coast road in and out of town but close to lots of restaurants, bars and shops. It is basic, the rooms are small but it was clean and friendly.

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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. I will forward your comments to my team, who does its best to make your stay a comfortable and easy one. While hoping to have the pleasure of welcoming you soon again in hotel AlaGare and with my kindest regards....

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: $156 - $274 (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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“Facing road to front quitter than facing the station to the rear although trains did not run in the early hours.”
LenHants, 3 May 2017 | Read review
“Near the railway -may need to bear in mind if light sleeper. I was fine”
PorkyGirl, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Inner court rooms, compulsory.”
edinu10, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“go to a different hotel”
Ikorel, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Better you request to the hotel for room not in the metro line side if you want a quiet room”
pabitra430, 28 Jan 2016 | Read review
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