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“Comfort with a good price”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Ambassador Hotel

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Ambassador Hotel
Ranked #1 of 16 Hotels in Brig
Certificate of Excellence
Chiavenna, Italy
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72 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Comfort with a good price”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2012

We stayed one night in Brig before crossing the Sempione border with our car loaded on a train. it was quite late when we got there but we still found somebody welcoming us. The room and the bathroom were nice. The parking place is just in front of the hotel (outdoor)
Breakfast was international and pretty rich, just the dining room looks a little "old-fashioned".
Room very clean and pretty nice, matrasses comfortable.
Staff was really nice and helpful with directions as well.

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled as a couple
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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St Austell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2012

This was our second stay at this hotel as we were so pleased first time round and loved the atmosphere. Its only a short distance from the railway station on a quiet street, so we got a good night's sleep (despite the carnival celebrations going on at the time!). We found it to be a friendly, family run hotel providing a very efficient service. The room was well priced, clean, comfortably furnished and was more than adequate for our needs. We stayed 3 nights half board which proved to be excellent value for money - the restaurant food and service was top quality, far exceeding our expectations. Breakfast was also very good with a wide variety of items to choose from. Will definitely be returning to this hotel in the future.

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
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Hartlepool, UK
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62 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2012

This was anice little hotel. Food was excellent, very convenient for railway. Rooms were admittedly a bit dated, but the overall ambience of the place was great.

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled with family
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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2012

We spent 3 days here from 31 December 2011 to 3 January 2012. Our views about the hotel are somewhat mixed. On the positive side:

- very conveniently located, a short, level walk from the station
- friendly and helpful staff
- restaurant menu and food quite good
- self service buffet breakfast also good with selection of cold foods and availability of
scambled eggs and bacon
- excellent standards of cleanliness

On the negatve side:

- dismal, dreary rooms with dark, tired and worn furniture. Not the impression gained from the
website
- no proper lounge area for relaxing and reading, just a small settee ,chair and table in the
reception area
- uncomfortable seating in bar area
- partial closure of the hotel on 2 January -Christmas decorations taken down,restaurant
closed for evening dinner, bar closed so no means of getting a cup of tea on return from
a day out and no mention of this at the time of booking.

Overall we were very disappointed. Given the Ambassador is ranked 1st out of 12 hotels
in Brig on your site we are wondering if we went to the same hotel and what standards and facilities are like in other 3 star hotels.We also note that the reviews posted at the beginning of this section are generally very positive and we would suggest that a more balanced approach is taken.

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  • Stayed December 2011, travelled with friends
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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2012

We were impressed with this hotel.
Basically we needed just a hotel near the station for our stopover on our train journey, but it was very comfortable.
We didn't eat in the hotel, but breakfast was very nice. Rooms were spacious (we got a suite for 3) and the shower was the most incredible I've ever used - I think water was hitting me from about 6 different directions!

I'm sure there were cheaper hotels in the town, but I don't think you could go too wrong here.

  • Stayed December 2011, travelled with friends
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Bournemouth
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2012

Our room was very shabby with old worn chairs, lino floor, small non heated bathroom, no double glazing so noisy especially when snow plough circles at 5 am. Heating goes off at 10pm so can be cold in snow. Breakfast good,waiters and receptionist Sophie very helpful and charming. Good for morning walk to station. No comfortable seating in small bar area, one sofa in reception. No hostess tray, so tea and coffee very expensive. On 2nd January restaurant closed for 2 weeks holiday - no previous notice- bar also closed so no tea or coffee available till morning. Restaurant food good when open. Christmas atmosphere quickly dispesed with on 2nd when staff whipped down the Christmas decorations. Glad to leave, which was a shame. No outside view or area, right on a side street.

  • Stayed December 2011, travelled with friends
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Plymouth
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183 reviews
57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2012

I could not fault what was on the ground floor, decor, staff, meals etc, BUT the bedroom did not live up to expectation, true a fair size, but dated except for the safe & tv. The shower/toilet was also on the small size. A shame this did not live upto the hotel's website as it is located within easy walking distance of the station, town and neigbouring Natters.

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  • Stayed December 2011, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Ambassador Hotel

Property: Ambassador Hotel
Address: Saflischstrasse 3, Brig 3900, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Swiss Alps > Canton of Valais > Brig
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 16 Hotels in Brig
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Ambassador Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 27
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Arrive and immediately feel at home. The rooms are individually designed, Spacious and Bright. Exclusive boxspringbeds provide you with restful sleep. The hotel Ambassador has a quiet central location 200 metres away from the train station in Brigue with free parking. ... more   less 
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