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Hotel Schweizerhof Basel

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Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 28 May 2014

We arrived in the midst of preparations for the 150th anniversary of the hotel. Nevertheless check in was immediate and we were allocated room 515, the furthest room away from the function. After returning from dinner and gaining entry by flashing our wristbands at the security guard we slept peacefully. By the time we came down for breakfast there was...

1Thank Jan S
Reviewed 23 May 2014

nice and friendlly stuff location close to the train station, easy access - rooms and the bed is quite small - the bath is modern but it was not clean...it was full of hair everywhere from the previous guest

1Thank mchiraches
Reviewed 7 May 2014 via mobile

We booked this hotel for one night, simply as a place to rest our heads after a dinner we had booked in Basel, and I must say, we were pleasantly surprised. Our room was 501, which was a corner room and very spacious, indeed. All hardwood floors with a lovely sloping ceiling. Our only gripe was the two big windows...

2Thank niclew33
Rome, Italy
Reviewed 20 April 2014

We were in a room with fitness amenities that included an exercise/stretching bar and a stationary bike. It would have been great if I had been sitting in meetings all day, but not necessary for a tourist walking miles each day. Appreciated the access to bottled water and soft drinks on each floor. Clean, spacious room. Our room rate did...

1Thank TwixtTwain
Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 12 April 2014

The hotel is very well located as you have to, practicaly, cross the street from the train station to reach it. The room is confortable and silent. Good shower and new bathroom. Staff helpful. Recommended.

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Little Rock, Arkansas
Reviewed 5 April 2014

This hotel is convenient to the train station and easy walking distance to town, river and the trams. The hotel was recently renovated so the rooms have new floors (no carpets) and bathrooms. There is a lovely breakfast in the morning. The staff is helpful -- however doesn't have a long list of restaurants to recommend. The street is noisy...

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Reviewed 3 April 2014

I was there for the Carnival (Fasnacht), that was an unforgettable experience. The hotel is located next to the railway station and is very easy to access. The staff was helpful and the breakfast was good. I appreciate that on first day of the Carnival (Morgenstreich) they offered breakfast at 2:30 a.m. and also extended the regular breakfast hours to...

Thank tadiw2
Reviewed 29 March 2014

We stayed just one night, but will definitely be staying here again. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful. You get free local travel with your reservation so can get the bus to and from the airport free of charge and it stops virtually outside the hotel. The hotel is right next to the tram and train station also so...

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Wantage, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 March 2014

stayed 1 night, great location, as its just a couple of mins from the basel sbb station, and opp all the tram stops, and the bus stop to basel airport.. this is not our usual hotel when we stay in basel, but will use again for sure.. checked in very quickly by kersten, our room was at the front of...

Thank cubankid1
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 26 March 2014 via mobile

Though a small hotel but clean, quiet & cozy. Reception staff very helpful. My room was lovely, spacious, warm and so comfortable. Though I'd love larger bed but it was fine, I had good sleep anyway. Excellent value for money. Nice breakfast. Good coffee. Walking distance from train. I'll go again

1Thank Hany G

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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: RM466 - RM3,041 (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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Schweizerhof Hotel Basel
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#8 Family Hotel in Basel
#9 Romantic Hotel in Basel
#11 Business Hotel in Basel
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“Room 318 faces the back of the hotel which is quieter side.”
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  • Room 318.
 of 5 bubbles EUReview, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a big bed, not two individual beds put together.”
 of 5 bubbles rocioemh, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Choose between streetcars noise (room at the front) and construction works noise (room at the rear)”
 of 5 bubbles Eric_Beylon, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the back are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles Krakow_55, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Any room will be nice. I stayed in a double room with a queen size bed.”
 of 5 bubbles ronaldglennu, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
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