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Ascot, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

I visited Hotel Balade for one night with my mum & sister and had a wonderful stay. We had an apartment with two twin beds & a sofa bed. It was extremely clean and spacious, comfy beds, excellent kitchen facilities & for a longer stay, you could have saved money by self-catering as there was everything that you would need....

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welcomehotelsCH, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Hotel Balade, responded to this review

Dear guest, I can’t begin to tell you how happy it made me to read about your experience at our hotel. The team here strives to make each guest experience as close to perfect as humanly possible. When we accomplish that goal we’ve done our job. I am so honored that you choose the Hotel Balade while you were in...

Virginia
Reviewed 17 December 2015

I stayed at the Balade for a week when I was in Basel for business. The hotel is a very nice property -- clean and modern, with an excellent staff and a very nice breakfast bar. It is very conveniently located in the heart of Basel -- a block from several of the main tram lines, an easy two block...

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welcomehotelsCH, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Hotel Balade, responded to this review

Dear guest, we thank you so much for the time you have taken to rate us. We are so happy to hear that you could enjoy your stay at Basel. It would be a pleasure to welcome you soon again! Best regards, your Hotel Balade Team.

Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 December 2015

I was for a football game whit friends on 2014,verry good place,nice room and modern,was a triple room but very large!! GOOD position in the city,verry cheap. Good staff to the reception and verry helpful!!

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welcomehotelsCH, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Hotel Balade, responded to this review

Dear guest, we thank you so much for the time you have taken to rate us. It is absolutely great to hear that you could benefit from our services. We look forward to welcome you again! Best regards, your Hotel Balade Team.

Milano
Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

Very nice hotel close to Reno and the center of Basel .. I stayed just two days but they were enough for me to understand how "balade's crew" is : so polite, so kind (specially the blonde girl that I met during my breakfast ) the room and the bathroom were very cleaned up .. Thanks so much, see u...

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welcomehotelsCH, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Hotel Balade, responded to this review

Dear guest, we thank you so much for the time you have taken to rate us. It is absolutely great that you had such a wonderful stay here at Basel. We will surely forward your compliments! It would be a pleasure to welcome you soon again! Best regards, your Hotel Balade Team.

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

In the heart of the Basel city and only a couple of minutes from the tram station is Balade hotel. A little difficult to find it in the first place as it was not on a Main Street. Upon reaching the hotel had a smooth check in. The staff at the hotel I have to say are very very good....

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welcomehotelsCH, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Hotel Balade, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you very much for your honest feedback. Unfortunately we cannot change our location, but luckily the red light district begins behind the hotel. During the day it is quite and usually you don’t realize it. Besides, the majority of our guests appreciates our central location close to shopping facilities, bars and restaurants. However, we do hope you...

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

First I would like to send my appreciation to the Balade staff. They are really nice, welcoming and doing great effort to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable. The hotel itself is modern and clean and have everything (but precondition) to make the stay comfortable. The breakfast has nice variety and is fresh and tastey buffet. The hotel is 3min...

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welcomehotelsCH, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Hotel Balade, responded to this review

Dear guest, we'd like to thank you so much for the time you have taken to rate us. It is so great to read that you were satisfied with your stay. We will forward your compliments to our whole team. Thank you very much for your honest feedback. Unfortunately we cannot change our location, but luckily the red light district...

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 27 August 2015

Nice hotel with great breakfast and clean, functional, newly furnished rooms. But the hotel is located in a poor district--there are prostitutes around in the early evening before it gets dark and there are striptease clubs just around the corner from the hotel. For that reason I wouldn't recommend it to families. Although I will point out that the police...

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welcomehotelsCH, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Hotel Balade, responded to this review

Dear Gerry, thank you very much for your honest feedback. Unfortunately we cannot change our location, but luckily the red light district begins behind the hotel. During the day it is quite and usually you don’t realize it. Besides, the majority of our guests appreciates our central location close to shopping facilities, bars and restaurants. Anyway, we hope to welcome...

Nutley, Nj
Reviewed 13 May 2015

Very cute hotel in a great location. Easy walking distance to restaurants and shopping. The room was nice, clean, and the bed was very comfortable. Very friendly staff and we were able to check in early. I would recommend staying here.

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welcomehotelsCH, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Hotel Balade, responded to this review

Dear Suzanne, we'd like to thank you so much for you nice feedback! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and benefit from our location. It would be a pleasure to welcome you soon again in Basel! Kind regards, your Hotel Balade Team.

Limassol, Cyprus
Reviewed 30 November 2014

Modern hotel and minimalistic! The staff where friendly and helpful. The hotel is located VERY near to the center of town (Marketplatz). It's unbelievable how well normal life and prostitution coexist in the roads around the hotel!!! It's safe don't you worry!

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welcomehotelsCH, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Hotel Balade, responded to this review

Dear Marinos, Thank you very much for your feedback on Tripadvisor. We are glad you've enjoyed our modern hotel and the location close to the centre of Basel. Please note that if you would want to visitit us again book directly on our website and you'll receive a special "thank you" for your Booking. We'd be pleased to welcoming you...

St Martin
Reviewed 21 October 2014

I wanted a fairly central hotel without paying excessive Swiss prices. At 175 euros I thought the hotel was adequate, but nothing to rave about, and the location ok. But facilities were very limited with a bar/restaurant only open for breakfast

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welcomehotelsCH, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Hotel Balade, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We appreciate your feedback and we'd like to thank you for your stay at the Hotel Balade. We are glad you've enjoyed the reasonable and fair prices. We apologize if you think we don't offer enough facilities. Next time please let the front desk know and I'm sure they will be pleased to help you discover new facilities....

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Only a 3 minute walk from the center of Basel, this hotel offers rooms with private bathrooms with safes, cable TV, free Wi-Fi internet and hairdryers. Free Baby crib. The conference Centre is a 10-minute walk from Hotel Balade.Basel's Train Station and the EuroAirport are easily accessible via public transportation. The reservation confirmation is valid for the use of public transport (2nd class) from EuroAirport or from the Basel rail stations (zones 10 and 13/EuroAirport) to the hotel on the day of arrival (2.)(V)(Spez). The riverbank of the Rhine and the tram station Rheingasse are a 2-minute walk away. Numerous stores, restaurants as well as many nightclubs and lively bars are located in the Kleinbasel historic quarter.Balade Hotel's bar is an inviting place to relax and sip your favorite drink in the evening. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Balade

Address: Klingental 8, Basel 4058, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Basel > Basel
Price Range: $127 - $265 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Balade 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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“A view to the square is OK”
 of 5 bubbles 675erics, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the back of the hotel as they will be quieter”
 of 5 bubbles surreymummy2014, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room that overlooks the square. This is away from the business district between the hotel and river and is a bit quieter.”
  • view from our room. All the water fountains in Basel are safe for drinking!
 of 5 bubbles stevegN1324MQ, 3 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Ask for an upper floor -- a little quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles tkelly7, 16 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Choose one of the higher floors”
 of 5 bubbles Travelling_Patrick, 30 Sep 2014 | Read review
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