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Hotel AlaGare - Lausanne

2 star Hotel Lausanne

14 rue du Simplon - Lausanne

1-877-662-6988
Price starting from CHF 99.00
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Welcome to Hotel AlaGare!

This Lausanne hotel offers free Wi-Fi and an elevator (lift).

There is also a safety deposit box at reception for all your valuables.

Venere Guest Rating
Guest Rating 7.3 Good
Based on 46 hotel reviews © 2014 Venere.com

As I usually stay in a budget hotel, this was a very nice hotel for me. I thought ...

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Breakfast at Hotel AlaGare

A buffet breakfast is served between 6:30 AM and 10:00 AM for a fee.

Facilities at Hotel AlaGare

  • Lift/elevator
  • Entire property is non-smoking
  • Pets accepted
  • Internet/Email services
  • Front desk - safety deposit box

Know before you go

Check-in: after 2 PM.

Check-out: before noon.

Policy

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • No onsite parking is available.

City tax and/or any other fees charged by the hotel

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: CHF 17 for adults and CHF 17 for children (approximately)
  • Pet fee: CHF 10 per pet, per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.


Unless otherwise indicated, the charges below are not included in the overall room price. If not included in the overall room price, they will be charged by the property at check-in or check-out. Charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book. This property told us they will charge you for the following:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: CHF 2.50 per person, per night
 

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Hotel AlaGare is also known as

AlaGare
Minotel Alagare Hotel
Minotel Alagare Hotel Lausanne
Minotel Hotel Alagare
Minotel Lausanne
Lausanne Minotel

8.4

Clean

7.2

Location

7.4

Quiet

6.3

Spacious

7.8

Service

Hotel AlaGare reviews

7.8 Good
  • June 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • GB

An excellent hotel for access to the station. Our room was a bit cramped but perfectly comfortable. Ideal for an overnight stay. Decor a little tired but they are obviously just starting a redecoration programme.

3.1
  • August 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • GB

The room was very small and not good value for money.

4.4 Ordinary
  • April 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • GB

Ok hotel, overpriced for what you get. Shower room tiny. Junior staff much better than senior staff. No ice for rooms, no tea or coffee facility for room. Breakfast had best croissants we found in all the hotels we stayed at in Switzerland. Great location. Very basic accommodation. But they do give you a free drink voucher which is nice.

8.4 Very Good
  • February 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Ireland

Hotel AlaGare is in a very good location close to the railway station and convenient to other forms of transport such as the metro lines. The hotel itself is situated on a quiet street and there is no noise disturbances from the trains, station etc. The hotel is clean, well presented and the rooms are of adequate size. The bathrooms, although small, provide everything necessary. The service is good, the rooms were cleaned every day and the breakfast is also vey good. Overall, I found this hotel to be a very good place to stay and I would recommend it.

7.7 Good
  • November 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with older children
  • Sweden

A really nice hotel in the middle of Lausanne. I would stay there again.

7.7 Good
  • October 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • USA

Really lovely to stay in a clean, three-star place after two days in a grubbier venue. Stayed in a single room: nice decor (framed train print on wall, red and green tassels to indicate "do not disturb" vs. "please clean room"), in-room kettle with tea and instant coffee; clean sheets; sit-down niche in shower. Receptionist I dealt with most seemed exceedingly stressed; received mixed signals re whether to leave key and when to buzz self in (apparently leaving the key is optional, and you HAVE to take it with you if you plan to return after 10:30 pm), and had to prompt receptionist to provide transport card and WiFi password, but competent in general. Breakfast staff very pleasant -- brings individual carafes of coffee to your table; good selection of fruit, meat, cheese, breads, and yogurt. First try to find hotel from Gare Lausanne was a mess -- signage to Rue Simplon non-existent -- but once you recognize it's down an escalator and hill, it's simple to find, and it's within a few minutes of both the Gare and Grancy metro stops. Friendly attitude and good food at Cafe du Simplon just down the street; many locals at Cafe Grancy near the Grancy stop.

2.6
  • September 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Norway

The room was tidy and clean, but so small I had to get out to the corridor to even just change my mind. Night trains were apparently passing by directly under my pillow. For about one third of the seats, the sloping roof in the breakfast room on the top floor forced my head down into the cereal bowl, another third of the seats forced my neck one way for the same reason (which however compensated for the rock-hard mattress that had forced it the other way), and the rest of the seats are roughly normal. The breakfast waitresses were friendly and the coffee strong and hot, as were the wordings of one particular receptionist when kindly asked a simple question.

9.0 Wonderful!
  • July 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • USA

Our twin room was immaculate and the hotel was very Swiss - very organized and up-to-date. Having just been to Italy, Hotel AlaGare was a different experience, run like a Swiss watch. The location is perfect!

3.8
  • May 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Canada

The Hotel is well located for transit as near the train station and center of town, and generally quiet. Good included breakfast. Prices in Switzerland are ridiculous (expensive) so this place, with small rooms, weak air con,seems poor value, but was best we could find in Lausanne. The double bed was a bit droopy.

8.0 Very Good
  • May 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with older children
  • Australia

It was convenient to leave our luggage at the hotel before and after check out. Very convenient to the railway.

8.6 Excellent
  • December 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Mexico

Hotel Alagare is very near the train station, but the street is dark at night. From the station take several flights of stairs down and across the tracks, then turn left.

8.6 Excellent
  • November 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with young children
  • USA

Hotel manager attempted to sell us three rooms when we needed two. He was very stubborn. We have two children and needed only two rooms and he nearly forced us to buy three rooms...and one on a different floor. He should be fired. He was most rude.

6.2 Fair
  • August 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Canada

Very Clean ,very spacious rooms ,reception service was horrible ,breakfast was very good (Service Excellent),absolutely not for sightseeing,you have a view on the street or the parking...Good for one night at the most..By foot from the Gare .Would I go back? No.

7.7 Good
  • April 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Group
  • Italy

Nice hotel in a good location. Rooms are small but there is everything you need except a fridge.

7.9 Good
  • December 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Brazil

A tiny modest little hotel, located jus a few steps from the rail station, not that comfy, but it's worth the price. Warm melcoming, clean bedsheets and bathroom on a little space. Tiny elevator for 2 persons, but, instead of a problem, this may be a solution for people with bigger luggage. VERY near the subway station and thus, most of the major city attractions, If you're not so demanding, looking for a quiet and clean space to shower and sleep, this is the place. Want luxury and pampering? Go somewhere else.

7.7 Good
  • June 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • United Kingdom

A pleasant, economical hotel. More than adequate for a couple of night's stay

8.9 Excellent
  • September 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Australia

So easy to access from train station...down escalator and along street. Free access to the internet was greatly appreciated. The staff on the front desk and in the restaurant next door were friendly and very helpful. I would stay here again.

8.9 Excellent
  • December 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Switzerland

I was in Lausanne for one night. Perfect location near to the center and rail station. Quiet area. Nice restaurant in the roof.

5.9 Ordinary
  • November 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • United Kingdom

Very convenient for Lausanne railway station. A minotel, so rooms like shoeboxes and no soundproofing. Free internet access, though, with PC in foyer. Friendly and helpful staff. The photograph on the website is misleading.

6.7 Fair
  • October 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Australia

Very helpful staff but the room was tiny and the bathroom so small that one could barely fit in it.

9.1 Wonderful!
  • September 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • France

Bien situé, bon établissement rapport qualité/prix. Chambre spacieuse, très propre. Bon séjour dans l'hôtel.

7.2 Good
  • April 2003
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Spain

Photographs and location in web Minotel Alagare it's incorrect. Minotel Alagare is located in Rue Simplon, but the hotel that's appear in web it's other.

8.7 Excellent
  • April 2014
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with older children
  • Peru

6.4 Fair
  • February 2014
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • France

8.9 Excellent
  • October 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Italy

7.6 Good
  • February 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Switzerland

7.8 Good
  • July 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Italy

6.0 Fair
  • June 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Italy

7.2 Good
  • March 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Austria

6.9 Fair
  • June 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Switzerland

10 Outstanding!
  • May 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Italy

5.9 Ordinary
  • August 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • United Kingdom

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10 Outstanding!
  • October 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Venezuela

5.4 Ordinary
  • January 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Italy

7.3 Good
  • October 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Italy

8.2 Very Good
  • May 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Italy

7.4 Good
  • October 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Italy

3.5
  • August 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • France

8.9 Excellent
  • October 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • France

7.4 Good
  • August 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with young children
  • France

6.5 Fair
  • September 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with older children
  • France

8.1 Very Good
  • May 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with older children
  • France

8.4 Very Good
  • May 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Group
  • Austria

7.6 Good
  • May 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Switzerland

8.7 Excellent
  • March 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Austria

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Room Details

Book your pet-friendly accommodation at the 45-room Hotel AlaGare. Flat-screen televisions in each room offer entertainment at the end of a long day. Corporate travelers visiting the Lausanne area will benefit from free wireless high-speed Internet access as well as safes.

Minibars, coffee/tea makers and hair dryers can be found in each room to accommodate basic traveling needs.

Accommodation Services

  • Wireless Internet access
  • Mini bar
  • Coffee and tea maker
  • TV
  • Hairdryer in each room
  • Safe

Distances from Hotel AlaGare

Lausanne Historical Museum - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Lausanne Cathedral - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Olympic Museum - 1 km / 0.6 mi
International Institute for Management Development - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Palais de Beaulieu - 1.5 km / 1 mi
International Olympic Committee - 2.6 km / 1.6 mi
CIG de Malley - 2.7 km / 1.7 mi
Parc Bourget - 3.1 km / 1.9 mi
University of Lausanne - 4 km / 2.5 mi
Lutry Pier - 4.4 km / 2.7 mi
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology - 5 km / 3.1 mi
Corniche Lavaux Vineyards - 9.2 km / 5.7 mi
Lavaux Vineyard Terraces - 9.2 km / 5.7 mi
Palais Lumieres - 13.1 km / 8.1 mi
Evian Casino - 13.1 km / 8.1 mi
The preferred airport for Hotel AlaGare is Geneva (GVA-Cointrin Intl.) - 51.1 km / 31.7 mi.

Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.