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“Two stays, no problems at all”
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Alexandra Hotel
Ranked #143 of 154 Hotels in Stockholm
Jokkmokk, Sweden
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
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“Two stays, no problems at all”
Reviewed 19 September 2013 via mobile

I have stayed at Alexandra twice, without experiencing anything negative at all. Basic rooms in long corridors, but I slept well. The location is OK, a few hundred meters from Medborgarplatsen. The employees/manager was friendly, and I would not mind returning. Simply average in all ways, based on my experience from staying at about 15 different hotels in Stockholm.

  • Stayed November 2012
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Reviewed 13 September 2013

Terrible service by the hotelmanager. Have travelled all over the world, but never met a manager as rude and unfriendly as this one. And unfortunately the rooms/breakfast do not make up for it. Can't say it's a cheap hotel either.

There's plenty of great places to stay in Stockholm, I highly recommend you take another one.

Room Tip: Do never stay here!
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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled on business
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Reviewed 6 September 2013

Rooms are small, The place is ugly. the owner is absolutely terrible, why is he working in this business? After consulting front desk we decided to have a take away breakfast to catch a flight. They told us we were stealing!!!!!

There are much better places available for this money

  • Stayed September 2013
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Reviewed 7 August 2013

Small rooms, no bar, no iron in the room. In the basement where people live in the floors above. Not really a hotel to stay in. This is too small and with no facilities. Probably ok for the vale comparing to the price, but not reccomended.

  • Stayed November 2012, travelled on business
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 July 2013

I've just returned from a 5 night stay at the Alexandra. If I'd had read some of the reviews before I left, I might have made a last minute cancellation but equally think some of the reviews are unfounded in their criticism.

We chose the Alexandra due to it's price (£45 a night approximately for a single room including breakfast & wifi) and it's location which is close to all the bars/restaurants/shops we like to go to.

I had a single room (with a window) on the ground floor of the hotel. The room is small but clean with a really comfortable bed. Unfortunately being on the ground floor meant that the large window couldn't be opened and the only ventilation was from a smaller window vent. The bathroom was small but equally clean. The shower tends to flood not only the bathroom but also goes into the main room. I think there's a knack to avoiding this which I didn't have! The breakfast buffet is varied and enjoyable, despite the crowded room. Plenty of choice and good quality items.

I'd read some comments about the staff being unhelpful but I found them to be exactly the opposite. They were always available to provide wifi logins (free and constant), hairdryers, coffee etc. with a smile. No problem there whatsoever and I really don't think they deserve any criticism at all. This also applies to the cleaners & the breakfast room staff who have pretty grim jobs!

To summarise, I think you get what you pay for. If you want a budget hotel which is clean & in a great location, I'd definitely recommend this hotel. If you're expecting anything more, this might not be for you.

Room Tip: You can book rooms with or without windows. Ensure you choose the right option!!! Ground floor roo...
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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with friends
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Trondheim, Norway
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Reviewed 17 July 2013

We're stayd 2 nights in this hotel and the location was nice. Was a bit concerned after reading rewiews from other hotelguests, but we where very lucky and had a nice room on the 3'rd floor with balcony! Good breakfast :-)

  • Stayed June 2013
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Zurich, Switzerland
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 19 June 2013

This is a very simple hotel close to metro and bus station "Medborgarplatsen". Very practical to explore the city.The room size and bathroom were ok.
Bed was comfortable and bathroom clean.
Odd were the not filled holes in the walls from former furniture or whatever fixations. Breakfast is good and more than sufficient. Personal at the reception desk seems to be hiding behind the counter.
Overall all very practical and good for the price.

Room Tip: A good location for traveller not demanding too much.
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  • Stayed June 2013, travelled solo
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Additional Information about Alexandra Hotel

Property: Alexandra Hotel
Address: 42 Magnus Ladulaasgatan, Stockholm 118 27, Sweden
Region: Sweden > Stockholm County > Stockholm > Södermalm
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #143 of 154 Hotels in Stockholm
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Alexandra Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 69
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Alexandra Hotel is centrally located in the charming south side of Stockholm city centre, in the quiet and genuine neighbourhood known as Södermalm.The hotel serves as the perfect gateway to explore the rich cultural history evident on the streets of Stockholm. Underground subway, commuter trains and buses are found within the immediate vicinity of the hotel. Stockholm International Fairs at Älvsjö are only 5 min away with the commuter train. Ericsson Globe Arena is also 5 min away by underground metro and the famous harbour, the Old Town, ferries to the Royal Island of Djurgården and the Viking Line Cruise Terminal at Stadsgårdskajen are all within an easy 10-15 min walking distance. Södersjukhuset, Eriksdalbadet, Mariatorget, Tantolunden, Zinkensdamm and Medborgarplatsen are located in the near vicinity and only 5-10 min walking distance from the hotel. ... more   less 
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