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Best Western Hotel Alexandra
Ranked #49 of 81 Hotels in Saint-Malo
Retford, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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“We made just one mistake........”
Reviewed 5 January 2013

.....if we'd booked an extra couple of nights here, we could have enjoyed our holiday so much more! If the mark of excellence is exceeding expectations, the Aleaxandra St Malo is excellence in spades! We arrived very late due to traffic delays, but the staff had arranged a light supper and, unasked, gave us upgrade on our room so we could enjoy the slightly better facilities before falling into bed. Waking to a blue sky over a sweeping sea view was the ideal way to start both our mornings there, and the excellent breakfasts boosted our satisfaction rate no end. We sampled several dishes on the menu at lunch and dinner on both days, too, finding a great deal worthy of praise each time. Service was efficient and friendly, the whole place was very clean and comfortable, the location is pretty much ideal, and the price, though not the lowest by any means, was actually very reasonable for such a gem. Can't recommend it enough!

Room Tip: The view really does give you a lift each morning, so it's worth booking such a room.
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  • Stayed September 2012, travelled as a couple
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2012

We arrived late (@9:00 PM) and left early (5:00 AM) because we were just spending the night to catch the early Guernsey ferry - but what an unexpected delight! Staff was super, internet worked well, and room was exceptionally clean and attractive. While we did not have or need a room with a view, our room was great and a good night’s rest. Perfect stop-over for Guernsey ferry. Saint Malo looked beautiful and I wish we had time to explore. If we ever go back to do that - explore - I would definitely stay here and get a room with a view.

  • Stayed December 2012, travelled as a couple
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2012

We had a wonderful 4 day stay in October. We had an ocean view room on the 4th floor that was magnificent. We slept with the window open and at high tide the sound of the sea was so soothing. Staff were friendly and service was good. Great location just 10 minute walk from the walled city. Breakfast was excellent. We did not eat at the restaurant. Parking at €12 per day.

Room Tip: Suggest paying extra for ocean view.
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  • Stayed October 2012, travelled as a couple
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Brooklyn, NY
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2012

We stayed at this property in August and all was good until i checked my Amex bill and noticed that they charged me 5 additional days we did not stay there. This does not happen by mistake. Dishonesty is not good in the hotel business, so - BE AWARE when considering this hotel!

Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 500 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2012

We stayed four nights at this very nice small hotel set by the sea on the promenade and beach. The promenade is between the hotel and the seafront but no vehicular traffic, so the room was quiet except for the sound of the waves. The price is reasonable, room modern, clean and the staff very friendly/helpful. Our bedroom was a good size, comfortable, with a nice view of the sea and all the amenities we needed. The hotel has a small secure parking lot so suggest you reserve a space when booking the hotel. The walk to the old city along the promenade takes about 15-20 minutes and is very pleasant. We walked it every day. No reason to take the car out of tight parking only to try and park near the old town. We ate one evening in the hotel restaurant overlooking the sea which was good and certainly on a par with outside restaurants. We did not eat breakfast at the hotel as we thought it was expensive compared to having croissants and coffee at a local Boulangerie Patisserie. Overall recommend the Alexandra for people arriving by automobile, as it is difficult to be closer with the same views, comfort and to the walled town without paying a premium price

Room Tip: Get a room with the Sea View on the front of the hotel. Parking lot is small, reserve space when yo...
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  • Stayed June 2012, travelled as a couple
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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 June 2012

This is was our fourth visit to the Hotel Alexandra and we were not disappointed. The staff were friendly, efficient and professional. Our bedroom had every amenity needed, which is not always available in a higher rating hotel. The food served in the restaurant was very good and certainly on a par with outside restaurants. Breakfast was buffet style and was very varied. We have no hesitation in recommending this establishment.

Room Tip: Superior sea view room is excellent
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  • Stayed June 2012, travelled as a couple
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Toronto
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2011

There are a lot of good things to say about the Alexandra. The price is reasonable. Our room was large enough and comfortable with a view out over the sea. There is a promenade between the hotel and the seafront but no vehicular traffic, so the room was quiet except for the sound of the waves. There is parking, which you should reserve when you book, but it is tight and you don't want to have a large car, nor do you want to be going in and out frequently.The walled city is about 20-25 minutes away on foot, but the walk is pleasant along the promenade for most of the distance.
The restaurant was a disappointment. The food was average at best, and the service amateurish. There are some simple restaurants nearby, but we stayed only one night and so cannot comment on them. Eating in Saint-Malo is a possibility, but the walk back afterwards would deter many people.
Overall we recommend the Alexandra for tourists arriving by automobile, as it is difficult to be closer to the walled town without paying a premium price.

Room Tip: It is worth the extra cost to have a sea view.
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  • Stayed July 2011, travelled as a couple
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Property: Best Western Hotel Alexandra
Address: 138 boulevard Hebert, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
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Region: France > Brittany > Ille-et-Vilaine > Saint-Malo
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Beach Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#11 Luxury Hotel in Saint-Malo
#22 On the Beach Hotel in Saint-Malo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Best Western Hotel Alexandra 4*
Number of rooms: 40
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