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“well situated hotel with friendly welcome”
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Hotel Alexandra
Ranked #7 of 16 Hotels in Boulogne-sur-Mer
Oxfordshire UK
Level 5 Contributor
53 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“well situated hotel with friendly welcome”
Reviewed 4 November 2012

We stayed here for just 2 nights. Staff gave us a warm welcome. Rooms are basic and have a small bathroom. However bed was comfortable. Double glazing cut out any road noise. Ample breakfast. Good location-very central to the shops and within a short walk uphill to the old town. We parked in St Louis secure car park which is across the road.

  • Stayed October 2012, travelled with friends
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3 Thank JATOxfordshireUK
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CDrBoulognesurmer, Gérant at Hotel Alexandra, responded to this review, 7 November 2012
Tank you for your comment,it's so easy to be nice to customers friendly
Hope to see you again In our hôtel.
Best regards
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Auckland
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38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2012

We chose to stay here because of the location, and it was fantastic. Right in the centre of town and very easy to find.It is in the middle of a street of shops and eateries with a fantastic patisserie right next door. It is very easy walking distance from all the attractions, including the old part of town, and the beach with Nausicaa.
Rooms are small, but they were spotlessly clean and tidy.
Breakfast was continental, but with a good variety of cold food to choose from.
Hosts were very friendly and helpful.
A great base to explore Boulogne from.

  • Stayed September 2012, travelled with family
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CDrBoulognesurmer, Gérant at Hotel Alexandra, responded to this review, 7 November 2012
Tank you for your comment,it's so days to be pleasant with friendly customers as you!
Hope to see you again In our hôtel.
Best regards
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2012

A real gem - warm welcome, friendly owners and spotlessly clean
Extra nice touch was a flower on the bed and a happy birthday note = thank you!
Well worth using for a stayover in Boulogne
Would recommend and stay again

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled as a couple
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Staffordshire
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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2011

Stayed for a weekend break with friends. Hotel is situated in a modern block of shops on a busy street in the town centre, close to the harbour. A good location for exploring the town on foot. The rooms are small, basic and need refurbishment but are clean and adequate for a weekend stay. Breakfast is typical continental style, croissants, cheese, cold meat, jam etc served in the small area to the left of the entrance door, by the reception desk. The food was adequate. We had to pay 7 Euros each extra for the breakfast. Tea and coffee facilities in the room. Television in room with one English language news channel, BBC World News. Our standard room was very short on hanging space for clothes but okay for a couple of days worth. Staff were very friendly and the male proprietor/manager allowed us to drop our luggage off early and carried our bags up to the room whilst we were out exploring. We had booked one of the limited number of car park spaces in the underground car park of a block in a nearby street, approximately 300yds away (10 Euros per day). If you use the car park be aware of scraping the front underskirt of the car at the bottom of the access ramp.

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  • Stayed December 2011, travelled with friends
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4 Thank kejoriStaffordshire
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Aldershot
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2011

Stayed one night, comfortable, good location and excellent hosts. Would recommend!!

  • Stayed November 2011
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2 Thank Ringo1978
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Loughborough
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31 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2011

We stayed for a night on our way back to the Eurotunnel. We had a clean ,comfortable family room. the staff were very friendly and breakfast was fine (if a little pricey - as most hotels are nowadays - their is a nice boulangerie next door if you fancy croissants and want to save money). Good central location for restaurants. Overall, a very comfortable stay in a nice city hotel.

  • Stayed August 2011, travelled with family
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4 Thank Tim W
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essex
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2011

Stayed as party of two couples and really enjoyed the stay. Hotel is very clean, and staff very friendly and helpful. Just minor qibbles: good to have tea/coffee facilities: but no milk provided. I suspect we needed to ask, but reception is not manned at all times. Parking is available in local underground garage: not many spaces and very tight access, so our Mondeo just squeezed down into the entrance. Bathrooms seemed very new, but one shower leaked dramatically through the door, and our shower tray did not drain properly. Beds were very comfortable if firm mattress is ok. Paid for the breakfast, 7 euros, and it was fine: one croissant and then plenty bread, cake, cheese, cereal, fruit etc. Lovely coffee.
Would return if in the area. Position is very good: accessible to local restaurants, shops and short walk to harbour area. Market on Saturday is nearby: very traditional and good fun.
Medieval walled part is short walk but steep hill: approx 15-20 minutes depending on fitness and distractions!

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled with friends
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Property: Hotel Alexandra
Address: 93 rue Adolphe Thiers, 62200 Boulogne-sur-Mer, France
Region: France > Hauts-de-France > Pas-de-Calais > Boulogne-sur-Mer
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Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 16 Hotels in Boulogne-sur-Mer
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Alexandra 2*
Number of rooms: 18
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