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Hotel Schweizerhof Basel

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia 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!

Reviewed 1 week ago

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...

Thank Eric_Beylon
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 2 weeks ago 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....

Thank Dale A
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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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

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

Vancouver, B.C.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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

Reviewed 23 October 2016

A very pleasant hotel three minutes from the station with good access to the tram and bus network. Good clean spacious rooms with the right level of facilities. Good reception staff were able to deal with a variety of questions knowledgeably and happy to help out. City centre shops and restaurants about 10 minutes away and easy access.

Thank Krakow_55
Pascale T, Gästekommunikation at Hotel Schweizerhof Basel, responded to this review

Thank you :)

Reviewed 13 October 2016

I stayed here for 4 days, it was one of the nicest hotels I have ever been to in Europe. They all speak English and are all very nice. The first thing they did at check in was give me a free "Mobility Ticket" good for the time I was staying there. Its a free train ticket for anywhere in...

1Thank Ron U
Pascale T, Gästekommunikation at Hotel Schweizerhof Basel, responded to this review

A really nice feedback! Thank you :)

Cairo, Egypt
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The hotel was beside the train station directly.The check in and check out were very quick and professional. The room was nice and very clean and the bed was comfortable. The tram station was directly in front of the hotel.There is also macdonald's and big supermarket on the corner beside the hotel.

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

Wonderful! Thank you :)

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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: ₹ 6,665 - ₹ 23,497 (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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“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
“Try to get one as far away from trams as possible”
 of 5 bubbles 58aileenm, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“high floor, large room”
 of 5 bubbles NCR_12, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
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