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Hotel Schweizerhof Basel

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Douglas, null, Isle Of Man
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Reviewed 22 March 2014

Very convenient for bus to airport, and for train station. Well decorated. Nice breakfast, shame there's no restaurant. Staff very helpful and efficient. I stayed for three nights for a seminar in Basel and was happy with this hotel.

Thank N_and_G2013
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Reviewed 18 March 2014 via mobile

Stayed 2 nights for business. Plenty of cupboard space for clothes. Spacious and comfortable room and excellent bathroom for one, or even two to share. Good place to work at the desk if needed with zippy wifi. Good breakfast I recommend with room. Hotel is right near Swiss train station for easy trips to Luzern, Zurich, etc. would stay here... More 

Thank DavidR2000
Lausanne, Switzerland
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Reviewed 17 March 2014

We stay here regularly when we come to Basel. Room basic, but very clean and a reasonable size with free wifi and pass for public transport and complimentary soft drinks. Good bathroom, toiletries and hair drier and nice big shower with great high water pressure. Breakfast buffet good - cereals, yoghurts, fruit cold meats and breads. You can pay extra... More 

1 Thank Judith F
Berkshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 March 2014

Second time here which says something in itself! Professional receptionists, very clean room (with outward opening door which one rarely sees!), quality toiletries etc., and a healthy breakfast with lots of choice. N.B.There is a supplement for hot food. Receptionists even found an adapter for my 'phone. I can't speak too highly of this place: free non-alcoholic drinks along the... More 

1 Thank Inspector1
South Africa
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Reviewed 13 January 2014

I stayed in this hotel during a work trip. It has the perfect location, right opposite the Basel train station and next to the BIS. The tram station is right in front of the hotel. There is a small convenience store around the corner from the hotel and a Burger King and Starbucks across the street opposite the tram station.... More 

2 Thank Sabihah M
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Reviewed 29 December 2013

Stayed 2 nights in Basel at this hotel. The location was great beside the train and tram stations. Breakfast was excellent. The amenities of free wi-fi, complimentary water, juice, soda, and free tram passes were all a welcome addition. Rooms were large for a European hotel, clean and modern, and the staff was extremely helpful and pleasant.

4 Thank banditoman
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Reviewed 27 December 2013

I was in Basel for a seminar and the hotel is in an excellent location, right outside the train station and the main tram station. Three minutes by tram or maybe a 15-minute walk gets you into the city centre. I was given a pass when I checked in that allowed me to use the buses and trams for free... More 

4 Thank Qatarskeptic
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 27 December 2013

an extremely comfortable boutique hotel with great beds. also very convenient. pity they do not have their own private parking. absolutely quiet although on very busy square. also the free water and soft drinks is a nice touch.

2 Thank colin1000
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2013

Excellent Hotel for a 3 star category. This is a heritage property but very nicely maintained. Right outside the Basel Train Station. The Tram station is also just across the Hotel and very convenient to move around. Courteous and friendly staff. Neat and clean rooms, Spacious too. Bathrooms are nice and they provide good toiletries. They have Tea Coffee Making... More 

3 Thank Nimesh A
Hamburg, Germany
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Reviewed 26 December 2013

We stayed one night at the Schweizerhof. It is very centrally located next to the train station. The staff was very friendly, the check-inn was smooth and quick, the room was spacy, clean and nice. We also liked the "goodies": free tram ticket, free mini bar. All in all I would say a perfect place to explore Basel. I am... More 

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: $132 - $470 (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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Schweizerhof Hotel Basel
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#8 Family Hotel in Basel
#9 Romantic Hotel in Basel
#11 Business Hotel in Basel
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“Choose between streetcars noise (room at the front) and construction works noise (room at the rear)”
 of 5 bubbles Eric_Beylon, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the back are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles Krakow_55, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Any room will be nice. I stayed in a double room with a queen size bed.”
 of 5 bubbles ronaldglennu, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Try to get one as far away from trams as possible”
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“high floor, large room”
 of 5 bubbles NCR_12, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
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