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Hotel Krafft Basel

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 April 2014

This is still one of the best hotels to stay in Basel . Sure , the floors creak , the bath towels are small and there is no ironing board , but given the awesome views and the old world charm of the place it is a must . If you are lucky enough to have a riverside view you...

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Panama City, Panama
Reviewed 18 March 2014

When I arrived at this hotel, my first reaction was "oh boy, another old, small European hotel" but I was instantly surprised when I got past the check-in, looked at the restaurant and then got to my room. I literally had the smallest room in the hotel and they tried to move me to a bigger room but I was...

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milano
Reviewed 15 February 2014 via mobile

I've been in this hotel for a working week in Basel and I would really recommend it. The hotel is located along the river, next to the central Basel bridge. In addition to the central position, it is also comfortable because many trams pass by. The rooms are very new, there are rooms in the main building and in the...

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Bernardsville, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 February 2014

One of the old hotels on the river with updated rooms Staying ''river side' is a must because of the street noise on the north side of the hotel. However, also choose river side for the great views. I stayed on the 4th floor room 6, which is a junior suite. It is a corner room (with a nice patio...

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Groningen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 29 December 2013

When you arrive from the north, you must cross the busy Greifengasse. Trams, busses and lots of pedestrians. A soon as you have crossed, things get a lot easier. Park your car in front of the hotel. Friendly staff give you a route to a nearby garage, 2 minutes walk from the hotel. The hotel has a terminal that gives...

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South West London/Surrey
Reviewed 10 December 2013

I have been a regular business visitor to Basel over the last few years, and have stayed in many hotels, and my latest adventure brought me to the Hotel Krafft. Number one positive is location, you are right on the Rhine, next to the main bridge, everything in central Basel is very close by, plus you have tram and bus...

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Lausanne, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 December 2013

We stayed at Krafft for one night, we stayed in the new building whereas my parents in law stayed in the main building. We didn't have any Rhein view in the new building, it is nicely decorated (with items of vintage design) and little touch such as a nice teapot and choice of tea is greatly appreciated. Despite bars and...

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Marin County, CA
Reviewed 11 November 2013

We arrived early in the morning. Our cab dropped us off in front of the hotel. As my husband paid the taxi driver, I had to take our bags up some steep steps. No bellman, nothing. I walked into the hotel and the two young women at the desk made no move to assist me. Barely a hello. Once we...

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Cary, North Carolina
Reviewed 15 October 2013

I was on the river above the Rhine - and had a great room. A collegue was down the hall with a street side room and complained of street noise/garbage truck noise. My room was tiny - the single room had enough room for a small bed - tiny bathroom - and a desk and chair - but by opening...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 October 2013

One night stay on a business trip, in a street-view suite. The suite was huge: living room with bay window facing the street, bedroom (two singles instead of a queen or king), little side room as open closet, bathroom with tub and two sinks, separate toilet. Individual, quirky furniture, nice hardwood floor, directly above a pretty cute after-work bar. The...

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Krafft Basel Restaurant
Krafft Basel Restaurant
Cuisines: Central European
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Character, charm and quality: The Krafft Basel enjoys a long tradition as a city hotel with a restaurant situated in the heart of the old town “Kleinbasel”, symbolizing the life of the Rheingasse. The renovated building from 1873 combines classic with contemporary design: Individually designed hotel rooms and junior suites with a variety of extras in comfortable units across the street in the annex.The restaurant convinces with its variety of fresh products and with its authenticity and invites to experience the pleasure of dining in a new way. A smoking lounge and the wine bar consum complete the Krafft offer.Beautiful moments on the Rhine. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Krafft Basel

Address: Rheingasse 12, Basel 4058, Switzerland (Formerly Hotel Krafft)
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Basel > Basel
Price Range: $193 - $801 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Krafft Basel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 60
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Also Known As:
Krafft Am Rhein Basel
Hotel Style:
#15 Family Hotel in Basel
#17 Romantic Hotel in Basel
#19 Business Hotel in Basel
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“The river side with a balcony if very nice”
 of 5 bubbles allanm203, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“junior suite with river view”
 of 5 bubbles fabiankoehli, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view of the river”
 of 5 bubbles bretth755, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you're a non-smoker, seek a room as far away from the designated smoking room as possible.”
 of 5 bubbles TimBley, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms in both the main building and annex are wonderful but if you're a fan of historic old buildings, ask for a room in the main building!”
 of 5 bubbles RPPVDB, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
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