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Hotel Schweizerhof Basel

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Canton of Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

I've lived in Basel for 10+ years and am staying here for several nights as I pack up for a relocation. I also travel extensively for business and stay in hotels all over Europe - I highly recommend this establishment! It's a stone's throw from the main train station, airport bus service and trams to all major sites across the...

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2016

We spent four nights here and would happily stay here again. It’s location is good with the station, underground car park, bus stop for the airport and the tram stops all within a short distance of the entrance, so whichever way you travel, it’s fine. There’s a reduced rate for hotel guests in the car park but it’s still 23...

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Pascale T, Gästekommunikation at Hotel Schweizerhof Basel, responded to this review

Dear Bon444 Thank you so much for your amazing feedback! Hopefully we can welcome you agian soon :) Best regards

New Jersey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second stay and will be returning. Great staff, very clean and comfortable room, complimentary bottled water, great breakfast buffet, across from transportation and train station and grocery store on the corner.

Thank jenknj
Pascale T, Gästekommunikation at Hotel Schweizerhof Basel, responded to this review

Thank you a lot for your Feedback! We will let our staff know and we are looking forward to welcome you again soon :)

Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I spent one night there and I found that this hotel is definitely worth more than 3*! Excellent staff and service, beautiful, spacious and clean rooms, amazing breakfast! In each room you can find water, tea and coffee as well. Highly recommend.

Thank gabrielemak
Pascale T, Gästekommunikation at Hotel Schweizerhof Basel, responded to this review

Excellent feedback! Thank you a lot :)

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 9 February 2017

It is rated as 3 star, but in my opinion it is much better than the neghbouring 4 star hotels. Rooms are good and reasonably large with excellent bedding. Breakfast is very good. Staff is exceptionally nice. recommended.

Thank sergej s
Pascale T, Gästekommunikation at Hotel Schweizerhof Basel, responded to this review

Thank you a lot for this great feedback! :)

Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Good location near the train station, just walk the street and you see the hotel. Corridor had free lemonades and juice for guests and good + from this and also mobility ticke for tram. Room was ok. Another side had renovation outside and another side of the hotel had no renovation. Lobby was smelling like cigarette but the room was...

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Pascale T, Gästekommunikation at Hotel Schweizerhof Basel, responded to this review

Thank you a lot for your feedback! We do have a renovation on our back building which will be finished in spring. Sorry for the cigarette smell it must have come from our smoking lounge at the bar. We look forward to welcoming you again :)

Buchs Aargau, Switzerland
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed for one night to catch a plane early in the morning at the Euroairport Basel. The Schweizerhof is ideally located 5 minutes from the station and the bus to the airport. We're friendly welcome from the staff, nice room an we liked the free orange juice and cold water. We will definitely stay again.

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Pascale T, Gästekommunikation at Hotel Schweizerhof Basel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! We look forward to welcoming you again soon :)

Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 15 January 2017

I was so impressed with this extra touches in this hotel. The bed was comfortable. The room (318) was a nice size, with plenty of lights and outlets for charging my phone and iPad. I really liked the clean feeling of the wood laminate floors instead of carpet. The ice cream was a treat, plus there was water and a...

Thank EUReview
Pascale T, Gästekommunikation at Hotel Schweizerhof Basel, responded to this review

Thank you for the great feedback :) you made our day!

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

This hotel is right opposite the train station and main tram stop. You could not ask for better. I requested walk in shower in my booking and we were upgraded on arrival. Nice big room but a little austere. Hotel looked like it is used by business travellers. Breakfast was basic, nothing to rave about. It's location worked well for...

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Pascale T, Gästekommunikation at Hotel Schweizerhof Basel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback :)

Ciudad de México
Reviewed 20 December 2016

The breakfast included is delicious, the hotel is very clean and it is very useful that there is a tram train station right in front of it. There is also a grocery store right in the corner. The thing that I found odd is that instead of having queen size bed or any big bed, they have two individual beds...

Thank Rocio E
Pascale T, Gästekommunikation at Hotel Schweizerhof Basel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! We do have king size beds but also twin beds as you said. Let us know what you prefer the next time you stay with us :) and we definitely try to bring out our friendliness the next time ;)

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Official Description (provided by the 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 total renovation in 2006 and 2009. The result is a unique, harmonious symbiosis of the historic and modern in a perfect location. Enjoy spacious, bright and tall rooms, wide staircases and artistically forged banisters, surrounded by pleasantly warm colours. Guests who value a cordial, dedicated and individual service in a modern setting with traditional roots will find the Hotel Schweizerhof Basel the perfect choice. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Schweizerhof Basel

Address: Centralbahnplatz 1 | CH-4002 Basel, Basel 4051, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Basel > Basel > St. Alban
Price Range: $138 - $441 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Schweizerhof Basel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 82
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Also Known As:
Schweizerhof Hotel Basel
Hotel Style:
#8 Family Hotel in Basel
#9 Romantic Hotel in Basel
#11 Business Hotel in Basel
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“Room 318 faces the back of the hotel which is quieter side.”
  • Brilliant.
  • Room 318.
EUReview, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a big bed, not two individual beds put together.”
rocioemh, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Choose between streetcars noise (room at the front) and construction works noise (room at the rear)”
Eric_Beylon, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the back are quieter.”
Krakow_55, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Any room will be nice. I stayed in a double room with a queen size bed.”
ronaldglennu, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
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