About ALICE Receptionist

ALICE Receptionist is a cloud-based and on-premise visitor management solution suitable for small, midsize, and large businesses across various industries. The key features of the solution are visitor registration, motion detection, badge printing, a company directory and event management.

ALICE Receptionist helps users to automate their visitor management process. Other features include department listings, two-way communication, employee notification, image capturing and remote monitoring.

The solution has a motion detection feature that greets visitors with a personal message when they walk into the detection range. It offers integration with cloud-based and on-premise communication systems such Cisco, Avaya, and Microsoft Skype.

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Supported Operating System(s):

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Mac OS, Linux, HP-UX, AIX, Solaris, Unix, IBM OS/400, Web browser (OS agnostic), Windows 2000, Windows 8, Windows 10

26 Reviews of ALICE Receptionist

Average User Ratings

Overall

4.46 / 5 stars

Ease-of-use

4.5

Value for money

4.0

Customer support

4.5

Functionality

4.5

Ratings Snapshot

5 stars

(16)

16

4 stars

(8)

8

3 stars

(1)

1

2 stars

(0)

0

1 stars

(1)

1

Likelihood to Recommend

Not likely

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Showing 1 - 5 of 26 results

October 2018

Joseph from VelocityEHS

Company Size: 201-500 employees

Industry: Computer Software

Time Used: More than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

5.0

Value for money

5.0

Customer support

5.0

Functionality

5.0

October 2018

Alice Saved Us $$$

Been 2 years now and still going strong.

Pros

Great support. Setup everything for us and checks in.

Cons

Manual updates and no wireless option at the time.

Response from ALICE Receptionist

Replied November 2018

Thank you for being a loyal customer!

June 2016

Philip from Gables Residential

Company Size: 1,001-5,000 employees

Industry: Real Estate

Time Used: Less than 12 months

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

5.0

Value for money

5.0

Customer support

5.0

Functionality

4.0

June 2016

Your Next Receptionist is a Computer

Alice is a virtual receptionist system that eliminates the need to have somebody watch the front door for visitors. In our offices, we don't have a lot of visitors and by nature, receptionists are people who like to communicate with others. Unfortunately, the design of our office space separates them from everybody else, so over time, they leave their desks more and more. Whether the time they are away from the front is warranted or not, the door is left unattended which is both a service and security issue.

Pros

Easy to use and provides a positive first impression of the company without the need to hire and train the right person. Also, since it doesn't need breaks, vacations, or sick time, it is always there to great your guests.

Cons

While we really like the idea of the system being triggered by motion, unfortunately our employees go past the system many times everyday triggering it. As a result, we turned off that feature. Also, be aware of ADA accessibility requirements.

October 2018

Bill from Ferro Corporation

Company Size: 1,001-5,000 employees

Industry: Chemicals

Time Used: More than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

4.0

Value for money

4.0

Customer support

5.0

Functionality

5.0

October 2018

hey Alice

Alice has very neatly replaced the live receptionist we lost in the 2008 crash. We went a couple years with a note and a phone but Alice is a much more engaging solution and we have gotten quite a few compliments from visitors.

Pros

Alice receptionist is just what it claims to be, it is refreshing to buy a product that does what it claims without a lot of add ons required to get the functionality listed in the marketing info.

Cons

She tends to hang on updates from time to time. Not a huge deal but I have to endure the "cute" comments about waking Alice back up.

Response from ALICE Receptionist

Replied November 2018

Thank you! We are so pleased that ALICE meets your needs.

April 2018

David from Commercialhq

Time Used: Less than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

1.0

Value for money

1.0

Customer support

1.0

Functionality

3.0

April 2018

Constant bugs and poor customer support

Pros

When it's working all is fine, which is rarely, the problem is that you have limited licences on set up and it's not made easy to purchase these or to renew them after their expiry

Cons

Constantly have to check the system is working, high purchase cost, ongoing licence costs and extra costs for purchasing more licenses, customer support is very poor and system is full of bugs

Response from ALICE Receptionist

Replied July 2018

Hello David, We are sorry that your experience has not been exceptional. We do not have customers reporting issues like you are stating. We also have no reported issues with our customer support team. We would love the opportunity to make your experience better. Please feel free to contact the ALICE support team to address what issues you are experiencing. Thank you.

October 2018

John from Tozour Energy Systems

Company Size: 201-500 employees

Industry: Industrial Automation

Time Used: More than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

5.0

Value for money

5.0

Customer support

5.0

Functionality

5.0

October 2018

Alice at Tozour

Using ALICE at Tozour has eliminated the need for a human receptionist.

Pros

Setup easy. Making necessary adjustments is made easy by their great tech support.

Cons

Didn't like the custom hardware as much. We switched the main unit to a Dell micro PC so in the event of a hardware failure, replacement should be easy.

Response from ALICE Receptionist

Replied October 2018

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We are so pleased that our support staff was able to assist you with anything you need!