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The Parade, Fort William PH33 6AZ Scotland
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 06/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 06/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#12 of 23 hotels in Fort William
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A traditional nineteenth-century Hotel, The Alex, as it is known locally, has been an iconic feature of Fort William for the past 125 years. Situated in the town centre the hotel is minutes away from the High Street, Bus and Train Station and Pier. With a welcoming team,good freshly made food and clean rooms, the Alexandra Hotel offers you a home from home experience with an old world charm. Free parking is also available as well as Free WiFi in public areas and in Superior Rooms.
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Free parking
Free internet
Bar / lounge
Taxi service
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Non-smoking hotel
Shared lounge / TV area
Parking
Internet
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary instant cofffee
Meeting rooms
24-hour front desk
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Desk
Housekeeping
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Wake-up service / alarm clock
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Classic
Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English
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Stelladeans wrote a review 20 Jun
Milton keynes71 contributions12 helpful votes
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Disappointing - well overpriced for a 3 night stay at over £530, very tired abs needs updating, threadbare carpets, poor menu choices for dinner and breakfast, we ate on two nights, paper cups in room for hospitality tray. Only advantage was close to the train station for the Jacobite ride which was the main reason for our visit. Don’t know why there was a price hike for the few days we were there. Small bathroom but shower was good. Wouldn’t stay there again, felt ripped off for the poor quality. Limited breakfast menu, the only choice of yoghurt was strawberry, I asked for plain which they didn’t have (am allergic to strawberries), no fruit. Tended to have a poached egg on toast.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Okay for station, don’t expect too much
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paradise_alley wrote a review Feb 2020
Ampthill, United Kingdom51 contributions29 helpful votes
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I stayed recently for a few days at the Alexandra in a superior double. The room was very nice, bed comfortable, an excellent shower in a most acceptable bathroom, flatscreen tv, a selection of chairs and tea & coffee making facilities with rather nice shortbread replenished daily as required. The ladies at reception were very pleasant and helpful and the bar and restaurant staff very friendly and efficient. Dinner in the restaurant was pretty good, but the Scottish breakfast was smashing. A nice place, reasonably priced and I'd stay again without any qualms on any future visit.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Response from alexandramanager2017, Manager at Alexandra Hotel
Responded 23 Feb 2020
Thank you for sharing your wonderful five star review! I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your time at Alexandra Hotel! I am happy you enjoyed your meals and thank you for your comments about our rooms. And many thanks for your kind words about our staff. I will happily pass your compliments on and I am sure they will be thrilled to hear them. Our team is looking forward to welcome you back to our hotel in the near future! With kind regards Ilona Malkova Assistant Manager
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JRJUNIOR wrote a review 20 Jun
Carlisle, United Kingdom27 contributions26 helpful votes
The tiredness of the place could have been overlooked had the cleanliness been in order, we had several basic areas of cleanliness overlooked in our room. The room was small and very hot, there was no ventilation in the bathroom so showering for 2 people made the small space unbearable and windows were restricted due to close proximity of other rooms. We were booked in for 2 nights but only stayed for 1, we chose travelodge for our 2nd night as we knew the comfort and cleanliness wouldn’t be an issue, the price certainly didn’t reflect the stay in comparison with what you would get with a budget chain. On a positive note the food at dinner and breakfast was good and the waiting staff very friendly and helpful.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Neil V wrote a review 17 Jun
Chester, United Kingdom17 contributions3 helpful votes
I have never been in a Hotel where all the carpets are threadbare. The toilet seat was loose and on our last day the complete set of curtains fell off the wall. We asked at the desk for some Earl Grey teabags for the morning were told they didn't have any, asked a girl at the bar and she found some and gave us proper teacups.
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Gchns wrote a review 16 Jun
Rotherham, United Kingdom130 contributions77 helpful votes
Central location near the railway station Lovely hotel very clean large room overlooking gardens very friendly staff very welcoming The breakfast room was well set out for social distancing and the breakfast was excellent It was our wedding anniversary whilst we were there and the hotel provided us with champagne which was a lovely touch
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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PRICE RANGE
US$86 - US$190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
alexandra hotel fort william
LOCATION
United KingdomScotlandScottish HighlandsLochaberFort William
NUMBER OF ROOMS
93
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Frequently Asked Questions about Alexandra Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Alexandra Hotel?
Nearby attractions include West Highland Museum (0.3 km), Saint Andrew's Church (0.2 km), and 3 Wise Monkeys Climbing (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Alexandra Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Alexandra Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Alexandra Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Alexandra Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Wildcat, The Geographer, and Crannog Seafood Restaurant.
Is Alexandra Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.05 km away from the centre of Fort William.
Does Alexandra Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.
Are there any historical sites close to Alexandra Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Dun Deardail fort (0.3 km).
Does Alexandra Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.
Is Alexandra Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.