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GAIA Hotel

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Bratislava, Slovakia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was tidy and clean and provided you everything you need for your stay. Minibar was included and hotel reception provided me ticket to the public transport during my stay. Reception was fast and willing to help you with everything. Breakfast - good quality food with different selection. I especially liked the several butter choices (Lactose free, bio and sheep)....

Thank Michal B
Reviewed 1 week ago

My room was large, sunny and extremely comfortable. For business users coming from other countries (like me) there are European style plugs which were of great value for using the Laptop in the room (normal Swiss style plugs are also plentiful). Mini bar is free and it's replenished each two days. Decent tea selection. Breakfast is good and has great...

Thank Daniel A
Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had an overnight business trip in Basel with a bit of time to explore and this was a great location - 20 min max from the airport, central next to all trains / trams / buses, 5 minute jog to the downtown part of Basel and 10 min to the river. The staff was lovely, the rooms were cosy...

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Chandigarh, Chandigarh, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed at the Gaia a number of times, and I love the clean rooms with modern furnishing, the polite and helpful staff, and the excellent location. Gaia is just to your right as you exit the Basel railway station (SBB). The tram station is nearby and so is the airport shuttle stop. Reaching any point in Basel and...

Thank HimanshuBhatnagar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the GAIA hotel recently for a weekend stay with my wife (this was our second time there). The location is conveniently across from the main railway station and next to the tram stop that will allow you to reach most places in Basel. Our room on the top floor was very quiet, clean, spacious and comfortable. Small...

Thank Scott C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly and efficient staff, lovely clean bedroom, excellent bathroom, complimentary mini bar, and gorgeous breakfast. All within a short walk of the railway station and tram stop to the city centre. Hope to return!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The room although small was very nice, and the artistic touches throughout the hotel made my morning walk downstairs very pleasant. Hotel staff was very nice. The hotel is in a great location with easy access to transportation.

Thank Tracy L
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Stay 3 nights (Eco room) in this hotel. Room is not big but is clean and quiet. Staffs here are all very friendly and willing to provide help to meet our needs. Breakfast is really good. Staying here is quite pleasant and satisfactory. We will definitely choose GAIA again when we get another chance to visit Basel in the future.

Thank ginny l
Reviewed 8 February 2017

The location is perfect! It is right off the SBB train so you can get anywhere, more or less in Europe. It is close to the city center and just an overall easy place to get to. It is very quiet and the rooms are all modern and comfortable. The breakfast is also amazing!! Highly recommend for your stay in...

Thank Paul P
San Diego, California
Reviewed 3 February 2017

The hotel is clean and near a lot of public transportation. The breakfast was good. The rooms and bathrooms are small but if that doesn't bother you, then it'll be fine. Beds were twin size for a single person room but were comfortable so I didn't mind since I'm not a big person.

Thank Jessica J

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  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Breakfast included
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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: RM722 - RM3,239 (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
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#2 Family Hotel in Basel
#3 Luxury Hotel in Basel
#3 Romantic Hotel in Basel
#4 Business Hotel in Basel
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“A room on second floor where I stayed were quiet even the room was tidy and clean”
 of 5 bubbles , 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Avoid 235 if you can, it's much smaller than the other ones on the floor, and comes at the same price. :)”
 of 5 bubbles HimanshuBhatnagar, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you're a light sleeper, ask for a room away from the tram tracks”
 of 5 bubbles G440VDjessicaj, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms away from the main road outside the train/tram stations are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles philips724, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“"Gorgeous selection" rooms are stunning.”
 of 5 bubbles Irenejean, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
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