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Alexandra House

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Indoor pool
Terrace/patio
In-room safe, desk, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board
In-room safe, desk, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board

Overview of Alexandra House

Alexandra House

4 out of 5

4.0/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationCoate Water Country Park11 min drive
  • Popular LocationBarbury Castle15 min drive
  • Popular LocationBarbury Castle Country Park16 min drive
  • AirportOxford (OXF)51 min drive

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About this area

Swindon

Alexandra House is located in Swindon. Barbury Castle Country Park and North Wessex Downs reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include Museum of the Great Western Railway and ATBShop Skate Warehouse. Discover the area's water adventures with windsurfing and sailing nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with mountain biking.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Coate Water Country Park - 11 min drive
  • Swindon Designer Outlet - 12 min drive
  • Museum of the Great Western Railway - 14 min drive
  • Barbury Castle - 15 min drive
  • Barbury Castle Country Park - 16 min drive

Getting around

  • Swindon Station - 19 min drive
  • Bristol International Airport (BRS) - 62 min drive

Restaurants

  • Restaurant Tempus — 1 min walk
  • Alexandra House Bar — 1 min walk
  • White Hart - 6 min drive
  • Three Trees Farm Shop and Cafe - 6 min drive
  • The Fox and Hounds - 7 min drive

About this property

Alexandra House

Eco-friendly hotel with restaurant and indoor pool
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, an indoor pool and a health club. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a coffee shop/café and a sauna are on-site. All 152 rooms feature modern comforts such as LCD TVs with satellite channels, along with free WiFi. 24-hour room service, coffee makers and hairdryers are among the other amenities available to guests.
Alexandra House offers 152 forms of accommodation with laptop-compatible safes and coffee/tea makers. LCD televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit and hairdryers.

This Swindon hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool, a health club and a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Programme, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • English breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–9:30 AM: GBP 14.95 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • Aerobics classes
  • Health club
  • Indoor pool
  • Pilates classes
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Yoga classes

Family friendly

  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Polish

Business services

  • 24-hour business centre
  • Conference space (2497 square feet)
  • Meeting rooms 14

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer
  • Shower/bathtub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • LCD TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Phone

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - midnight

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The property is closed between 10 December and 3 January.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 25.00 per accommodation, per stay
Dogs welcome
Food and water bowls are available
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for English breakfast: GBP 14.95 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: GBP 25.00 per accommodation, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

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

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be 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
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards

We should mention

Some facilities may have restricted access; guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Alexandra House Hotel
Alexandra House Hotel Swindon
Alexandra House Swindon
Vere Alexandra House Hotel Swindon
Vere Alexandra House Hotel
Vere Alexandra House Swindon
Vere Alexandra House
De Vere Alexandra House
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Frequently asked questions

4.0
Very good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 199 out of 558 reviews
5 - Excellent 36%
Rating 4 - Good. 217 out of 558 reviews
4 - Good 39%
Rating 3 - Okay. 81 out of 558 reviews
3 - Okay 15%
Rating 2 - Poor. 40 out of 558 reviews
2 - Poor 7%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 21 out of 558 reviews
1 - Terrible 4%

4.3/5

Cleanliness

4.0/5

Staff & service

3.8/5

Amenities

4.1/5

Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Travelled with partner
Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
The bed room was shabby, dark, carpet worn and could hear dogs barking in adjacent rooms.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

2/5 Poor

Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
room with very little light, I mean electric light, no bedside lamps, dirty carpet. bathroom without any warning that it has been disinfected. bathtub. the support handles were unclean and I had to clean them. .they laid the bed and took the cups from the room. everything was intact as I left, it is supposed to be a 4 star hotel! towels and bed sheet impeccable but without mattress protector ... which is not normal! very friendly restaurant staff but nothing else ... another remark for those interested, they do not have a tourist guide with what you could see in the area! you have to look for yourself as we did! I'm sorry .I was expecting something else! I would not recommend friends to go! I'm sorry I didn't take the picture at the door in front of my room where a toilet paper was placed on the floor in front of the door and it stayed for hours until the guests came! I haven't met this anywhere before, at a 4-star hotel you expect something else ...
Stayed 2 nights in May 2021

1/5 Terrible

Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with family, Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The property was clean and presentable, but very nothingness. It was a former Hospital, but still feels very much like a Hospital. I know that Covid-19 has affected many things, but I feel the Hotel / House was 'faceless' like a Premier Inn, and that you could be anywhere in the Country. The room was clean & tidy and the pool was nice and warm. The food was OK but nothing to write about. Set in lovely grounds which could be 'made more of'. Nothing bad, but equally quite disapppointed.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

1/5 Terrible

Travelled with family
Disliked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
The shower was scalding hot and you could not regulate it.The staff did not seem interested in my concerns of how dangerous this was .The breakfast was the worst breakfast I have ever had in any hotel .Poor quality food and cold .
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020