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Hotel Schweizerhof Basel

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#14 of 51 Hotels in Basel
Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good40%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“railway station”(30 reviews)
“free soft drinks”(14 reviews)
“free ice cream”(7 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Free Airport Transportation
Room Service
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Concierge
Wheelchair Access
Meeting Rooms
Dry Cleaning
Housekeeping
3 Star Hotel
Experience up-to-the-minute hotel facilities in a historic atmosphere In 1864, the Hotel Schweizerhof Basel was the first hotel to open at the Basel SBB railway station. In 1896, the hotel was sold and has remained in the ownership of the same family for four generations. It underwent a...
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Location and contact
Centralbahnplatz 1, Basel 4051, Switzerland
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6.5 km to EuroAirport Swiss
116 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
0.7 km from Zoo Basel
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I booked at the Schweitzerhof for a business trip which happened to be during Art Basel. This hotel is more like a comfortable 3 stars, but not a 5 star hotel. Rooms are super clean, spacious and comfortable but cold atmosphere, incl lighting. I was...More

Thank Ljubbouzo
Response from Murielle F, Geschäftsführer at Hotel Schweizerhof BaselResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Ljubbouzo We thank you for your honest feedback. We are indeed a 3star superior hotel and do not want to get a 5star hotel. It is well appreciated, that you did like our clean and spacious rooms but regret to hear that you did...More

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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

From the first time we stayed at the Schweitzerhof more than 20 years ago, we loved the place. It was redecorated sometime after that first visit, well done and pleasant to stay in. On this stay, the 15th or so, I think, again the bed...More

1  Thank MacVideoLady
Response from Pascale T, Gästekommunikation at Hotel Schweizerhof BaselResponded 11 December 2017

Thank you so much for this lovely feedback! We are very happy to have such loyal guests! We are looking forward to many more visits from you :)

Reviewed 6 June 2018

We stayed one night in Basel, the hotel is ideally sited if you arrive by rail. We found the service excellent. The room was small but the bathroom well designed with a good shower. Breakfast was very good. The hotel looked after our luggage between...More

Thank val1101
Response from Murielle F, Geschäftsführer at Hotel Schweizerhof BaselResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear val1101 We appreciate that you took the time and gave us such an excellent feedback. You are totally right about our great location. It is very convenient because of the good connections to trains, trams, buses and walking distance to the city centre. But...More

Reviewed 1 June 2018

This hotel, located on the main railway staiton square is one of the best business places. There is a very busy street car junction on the square, linking all parts of Basel and its environs. Guests receive a free pass for public transit during their...More

Thank Kilian M
Response from Murielle F, Geschäftsführer at Hotel Schweizerhof BaselResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Kilian What a great feedback! We appreciate that you took your time for this excellent rating. It is a big pleasure to read, that you enjoyed your stay in our hotel and that we exceeded your expectations. We do have three different room categories...More

Reviewed 13 April 2018

Rooms are of adequate size, very well maintained, very comfortable and spotlessly clean at a competitive price. The staff are friendly but professional and efficient, breakfast selection is comprehensive and tasty and there are free soft drinks near to the rooms. There is a free...More

1  Thank Steven W
Response from Pascale T, Gästekommunikation at Hotel Schweizerhof BaselResponded 17 April 2018

Thank you for this lovely feedback :) We are looking forward to welcome you again soon!

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Certificate of Excellence
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Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
Room Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
USD 138 - USD 297 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#9 Romantic Hotel in Basel
#11 Business Hotel in Basel
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 138 - USD 297 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#9 Romantic Hotel in Basel
#11 Business Hotel in Basel
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
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PollyCheshire
7 February 2018|
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Response from Murielle F | Property representative |
Dear Polly All our rooms are fitted with a "proper" kettle. We are looking forward to welcom you in our hotel. Best regards Pascale
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JamesPyle
21 May 2016|
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Hello James Parking is about 150 meters from the Hotel. It cost CHF 23.-- (reduced Hotel Tarif per 24 hours - official tarif is a max. of CHF 50.-- per 24 hours). Have a good trip to Basel. Dieter, Manager Hotel Schweizerhof... More
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20 May 2016|
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Response from TigerandScruffy | Reviewed this property |
Parking is available in the train station opposite the hotel which is a few mins walk away, where they have a few reserved spaces for guests. Rates are only available if you email or call the hotel. Sorry I can't help... More
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"the rooms in the annex are bigger and very modern, airy and light."
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"All rooms are convenient to access with good views of square"
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"Avoid rooms at the front of the hotel as you will hear the constant rumble of trams"
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"Our room faced the rear of the hotel and was very quiet."
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