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GAIA Hotel

Booking.comUSD 181*
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#6 of 51 Hotels in Basel
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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new york
Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was very easy to get to the hotel from the airport. Make sure you take your hotel confirmation with you on the bus. If you get asked for your bus ticket, just present your confirmation, because the bus is free with a hotel stay. Once off the bus, it was easy to find the hotel, just a minutes walk....

Thank mrspaper
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The only reason I'm not giving this hotel the highest possible rating is that it's not in some fantastic location with some fantastic view. It is, however, across the street from Basel's main train station and, given Basel's great tram and bus system, very convenient to everything. This is a very nice hotel with friendly, courteous and extraordinarily helpful staff....

Thank James I
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed in this hotel because of the proximity to the train station and car rental. The staff was very professional and helpful. Our room was what they called a Smart Double. It was very clean, but also small even by European standards. We felt that the room rate at $386 Swiss francs was a bit high for what it...

Thank Paula M
New Brunswick, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very close to the train station and the trams. Hotel is to the right upon exiting the train station. The hotel is clean and the staff were very friendly, pleasant, helpful and speak English well. Included breakfast is excellent with a good variety of hot and cold items, served in a beautifully decorated dining area. The free minibar includes cold...

Thank shish77
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great hotel! Delicious breakfast! Great & helpful staff! Across the street from train station that has every store for many needs! Right off many bus stops ! Very large room based on European standards. Would stay here again !

Thank BettyBG2012
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Nice comfortable hotel very close to train station. Free drinks/snacks in room. Breakfast was good. Rooms were very hot though even in March. I had to open up all the windows to cool down before I could sleep.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here in may and was firstly put in a front room. Couldn't sleep so tried to check out but they said I could have a back room and check out in a nights time. Noisy works at the back room so even worse

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gaia_hotels, Owner at GAIA Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your honest review of our hotel on TripAdvisor. Your contribution helps us to better understand our guests’ concerns. Unfortunately, we are right in the middle of construction in terms of expanding our a/c system. Works will finish in week 22 to be ready for the summer season. On May 11, the transport of the cooler...

Reviewed 1 week ago

The room a bit outdated, but the bathroom was clean. The service is excellent and great location near to all public transportation Near to supermarket. Very good breakfast with a variety of good thinks

Thank Enrique N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic 4-star boutique hotel with generous amenities located within 7- to 15-minute walking distance of the city's sights and landmarks. Breakfast, minibar and public transport (bus, rail) pass were are included free. The staff even sent us off with a thoughtful goodie bag for our 2-hour rail trip. Highly recommended!

Thank Femme B
Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great, small hotel in Basel right next to the SBB rail station. It has been recently renovated, so everything is in great working order. There is a nice grocery store next to it, which is open until 10 PM every day, and there are good restaurants in the area.

Thank 339paul

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  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The elegantly furnished 86 rooms not only provide for a restful and enjoyable stay to the guests of the GAIA Hotel. Especially businessmen, congressional and fair visitors can use their hotel room in order to work thanks to the comfortable furniture and the modern technological infrastructure. Delicately used art deco ornamental elements, warm colours and selected pictures of known artists contribute to the interior of the hotel in which one feels simply well at first sight. The in the Belle Epoque style developed banqueting room not only serves as a breakfast room, it reveals itself as a unique jewel for special receptions, company and family events or gatherings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about GAIA Hotel

Address: Centralbahnstrasse 13 - 15, Basel 4051, Switzerland (Formerly Hotel St. Gotthard Basel)
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Basel > Basel > Altstadt
Price Range: $199 - $634 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — GAIA Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 86
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Also Known As:
St Gotthard Hotel
St Gotthard Basel
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Basel
#3 Romantic Hotel in Basel
#4 Business Hotel in Basel
#4 Luxury Hotel in Basel
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“Our room faced the train station and was surprisingly quiet with the windows closed. We were on the top floor. (5th floor)”
shish77, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on 4th floor are top ones. Room 453 has 2 Windows for diferente view angles”
LuizBarberini, 2 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a quiet room. No view but very quiet - no noise from taxis or trams.”
ShannonD654, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Avoid rooms overlooking the street or above the MacDonalds. You can't keep the windows open”
6junee, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room facing post office is quieter”
BRJP310852, 8 Apr 2017 | Read review
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