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Hotel Schweizerhof Basel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

This hotel is right opposite the train station and main tram stop. You could not ask for better. I requested walk in shower in my booking and we were upgraded on arrival. Nice big room but a little austere. Hotel looked like it is used by business travellers. Breakfast was basic, nothing to rave about. It's location worked well for...

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

Thank you for your feedback :)

Ciudad de México
Reviewed 19 December 2016

The breakfast included is delicious, the hotel is very clean and it is very useful that there is a tram train station right in front of it. There is also a grocery store right in the corner. The thing that I found odd is that instead of having queen size bed or any big bed, they have two individual beds...

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

Thank you for your feedback! We do have king size beds but also twin beds as you said. Let us know what you prefer the next time you stay with us :) and we definitely try to bring out our friendliness the next time ;)

Lutry, Switzerland
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Very nice room with a view of the train station and square. Rooms quite well insulated except for someone who sleeps lightly the trams keep going till late and start early again. They are noisy. Good breakfast buffet.

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

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Reviewed 5 December 2016

Cheap price for about the most accessible area of town you can get, next to the station and dropoff spot for the airport. Spacious and clean rooms, good beds well fitted bathroom with amazing shower, friendly and helpful multilingual staff, with no noise. Breakfast seemed a bit expensive at CHF20 per person, so skipped that -- cheaper options in and...

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

Thank you :)

Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

I spent two nights in this hotel on a business trip. Friendly staff, city center - one can always take the tram for free - spacious rooms, free softdrinks in minibar near the lift and a great shower. Good location but it is expensive ( like the rest of basel) Breakfast is average. I will come back.

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

Thank you a lot :) We look forward to welcoming you again soon!

France
Reviewed 25 November 2016

I spent two nights at the Schweizerhof for a business trip in Basel. Location was perfect for me: very close to the railway station and the bank I had to visit. But the area around the station does not seem to be the nicest part of Basel (junk food shops, supermarkets, etc.). Front desk staff was very good on departure...

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

Thank you for your feedback :) We are sorry that the wolcome was not as warm as it should have been! We are aware of the noise arround the hotel but that is the price you pay when you are located at the main station.

Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

From the airport the one and only bus into town (#50) takes you directly to the Basel train station (don't waste your money on taxi.) I was a little nervous about finding the hotel. No worries. I get off the bus and look across the street. There is a HUGE sign "Hotel Schweizerhof." Impossible to miss. The service is excellent....

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

Dear Dale A Thank you a lot for your amazing feedback :) We look forward to welcome you another time soon! PS: with your confirmation you can take the bus from the airport to the train station for free ;)

Angola, Indiana
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Staff was kind and helpful. Lobby bar very nice. Room was clean and nice. Location was excellent for touring. Right next to main train station, which includes restaurants, groceries, liquor store, etc. Good choice if you're going to Basel.

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

Great guests, great feedbacks :) Thank you a lot!

Phoenix, Arizona, Usa
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Wife and I spent four nights in Basel Switzerland prior to departing on our Viking Cruise. We selected the Hotel Schweiterhoff Basel, based on location and reviews of the hotel. The hotel room and accommodations were very clean and spacious, and the breakfast every morning had a lot of variety of fruits, meats, cheeses and eggs. The coffee every morning...

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

Vancouver, B.C.
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Either coming into Basel by train or airport bus, the location of the Schweizerhof is perfect. It is just a few steps from the Central train station. Many trams and buses arrive and leave from the plaza where the hotel is situated. With the free transit pass the hotel provides this location is perfect for exploring the totality of Basel....

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Thanks a lot for your feedback! We are sorry that there was no coffee in your room because we normally do have it :)

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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: RM471 - RM1,519 (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
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#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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