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GAIA Hotel

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Newbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 February 2017

The room I had was not large but was clean and comfortable. Breakfast was great, just a shame that they do not serve evening meals. Having said that, there are plenty of Restaurants close by. The staff were very friendly and helpful - this is a nice hotel if you want a change from the Holiday Inn types.

Thank geejay1
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Basel is EXPENSIVE and the value of this family run hotel including Breakfast made all the difference to us. From the welcome of the reception staff and Hotel Dog ( cuddles every morning!) to the attention to detail from house keeping we were very pleased at out choice. Opposite the Train station with triple glazing to road side rooms and...

2Thank hengeangel
Wengen, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 February 2017

As always, it was a real pleasure to stay at the Gaia. The facilities (including the recently-opened Spa) are ideal, and the service was, as ever, impeccable. Furthermore, with such a great location opposite the railway station, it is difficult for me to ever choose any other hotel in Basel for my business and leisure trips.

Thank jameswilson2017
Reviewed 31 January 2017

I arrived at this hotel feeling very poorly and after 24 hours in one of their single rooms, left feeling fully recovered. Three reasons: first, great staff; second, very comfortable rooms (very impressed by such a comfortable king single bed and a relatively spacious room for one person); third, the free mini-bar with a nice choice of bio / organic...

Thank theproseclerk
Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Whilst the room was compact it was clean and quiet. It was very handy to the main train station and very convenient to the old town either a 10 min walk or just hop on the trams just down the road from the hotel. The staff were very helpful and nothing was too much trouble for them. The breakfasts were...

Thank Philip S
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent location just by the main train station. It was great to be able to leave the luggage at the hotel and pick it up minutes before leaving on the train. With a relatively busy street (with trams) between my room and the station, I was concerned about noise. As it happens the hotel is perfectly soundproofed and I ended...

Thank Dottorepietro
Airth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2017

This hotel deserves to be a 5 star. It is immaculate, tastefully decorated, staff are wonderful, and it is in the perfect location. The free travel pass is an additional bonus. We stayed here as a New Year break and will certainly be returning in the near future.

Thank Irenejean
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Every day I looked forward to the delightful breakfast in the antique room, with lots of healthy options like gluten-free bread and 3 different types of butter: organic, biodynamic and sheep's. It's a family-owned hotel and they are there most of the time, and the rest of the staff is very friendly and helpful. I'm keen on many aspects of...

Thank Pervin C
Reviewed 26 December 2016

We were very satisfied with staying there. First of all 2 mins away from the train station. (Perfect location! also great access to the airport by bus from there.) The room was comfortable and very clean. Furthermore, the breakfast was awesome. The staffs were also friendly and kind. We would like to stay there again! Definitely we recommend this hotel!

Thank 성원 김
Reviewed 16 December 2016

When you enter a very central located GAIA Hotel, you immediately feel the positive energy the hotel staff gives you. You arrive at a tastefully decorated lobby. Art works are everywere. I stayed at 3th floor and did not use the elevator just to admire the beautiful artwork on the stair walls. Rooms are comfortable and provide everything necessary. And...

1Thank Cemse

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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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 - RM3,283 (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 Romantic Hotel in Basel
#3 Luxury Hotel in Basel
#4 Business Hotel in Basel
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“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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