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Hotel Schweizerhof Basel

Booking.comUS$108*
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#12 of 51 Hotels in Basel
Certificate of Excellence
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$185*
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Vancouver, Canada
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It seems this hotel is more concerned with taking people's money rather than being in the hospitality business. Booked on Booking.com for art Basel at a good rate however it was VERY UNCLEAR this was a NON REFUNDABLE rate. I immediately called booking.com who called the hotel to explain this, however they had already billed me - when it said...

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
HOTEL’S FAVOURITE REVIEW
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

Amersham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recent two week stay for work. The hotel is right next door to the central railway station and a number of connecting tram routes so is an ideal location for getting around in or out of Basel The airport bus service also stops at the station. The hotel itself has very friendly staff is a very clean. The room I...

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

Thank you a lot for your feedback :) We are looking forward to see you again!

Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My first stay in Switzerland. This hotel has really great location. When you take the bus from the airport, it stops few steps from the hotel. Next door is also main train station and almost every tram lines are stopping in front of the hotel. You will get free tickets for public transporation from the hotel. It is great start...

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

Thank you for your feedback :)

Canton of Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via 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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Pascale T, Gästekommunikation at Hotel Schweizerhof Basel, responded to this review

Thank you for this great feedback! We look forward to see you in our hotel some another times :)

New Jersey
Reviewed 27 March 2017 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.

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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.

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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.

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

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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: RM491 - RM1,532 (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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#8 Family Hotel in Basel
#9 Romantic Hotel in Basel
#11 Business Hotel in Basel
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“Ask for a room away from the front so you avoid noise from the early morning trams”
Amersham-Owl, 14 May 2017 | Read review
“Room 318 faces the back of the hotel which is quieter side.”
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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
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