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Hotel Schweizerhof Basel

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Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was so impressed with this extra touches in this hotel. The bed was comfortable. The room (318) was a nice size, with plenty of lights and outlets for charging my phone and iPad. I really liked the clean feeling of the wood laminate floors instead of carpet. The ice cream was a treat, plus there was water and a...

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

Thank you for the great feedback :) you made our day!

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 10 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

Thank you for your feedback :)

Dorchester, United Kingdom
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

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

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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: $148 - $451 (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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“Room 318 faces the back of the hotel which is quieter side.”
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 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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