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Hyperion Hotel Basel

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

The hotel was previously Swissotel. It is quite an average hotel. Rooms are very small and very basic. Food is average. We stayed for 3 days for a business meeting. The location is convenient but will not prefer as a first choice.

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Brownsburg, Indiana
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is conviently located within walking distance from our Swiss office. For this reason, it definitely makes up for the hotel's few shortcomings. The A/C in my room didn't work very well. My room faced the East which made for a lot of early morning sunlight. The size of the room was pretty small but that might be typical...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recently stayed at this hotel. The staff are friendly and the breakfast is very good. Rooms are ok for a four stars hotel and location is good, right next to the Messe. On the down side, the room service menu is very limited and the lifts have a system where you have to enter your floor number from outside...

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BjoernAchstaller, Manager at Hyperion Hotel Basel, responded to this review

Dear Freddy T First of all we would like to thank you for having chosen the HYPERION Hotel Basel while you stayed in Basel, Switzerland. Also we thank you for having taken the time to share your experience, which you have made all through your stay with us. We appreciate your constructive feedback. All kind of comments are crucial for...

Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Short walk to trams connecting you to wherever you need to go. Felt safe during the day and at night, probably best suited for business travelers. Staff friendly and speak good English. Wifi is spotty and drops frequently. Great bar tender in the lobby, but the 80s music paired with life-size video tends to get old quickly. Rooms are comfortable...

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BjoernAchstaller, Manager at Hyperion Hotel Basel, responded to this review

Dear Guest We appreciate you taking the time to complete a survey regarding your recent stay with us. We are very pleased to read that you like our hotel and location around as well as the comfort of your room and the service of our staff. On behalf of our entire staff of the Hyperion Hotel Basel we would like...

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This hotel is very well located. Tram stop line 6 and 14 just steps away. Lots OD restaurants. Easy access to Bahnhoff Train Station. We stayed with two adults and two children in a suite. Rooms are spacious, bright and clean. Sofa bed for kids is smaller than a full bed so beware of kids are big. Breakfast buffet is...

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BjoernAchstaller, Manager at Hyperion Hotel Basel, responded to this review

Dear Guests Thank you so much for your review about your recent stay at the Hyperion Hotel Basel. Especially your comments about the "great location" of the hotel, the room, the breakfast and our staff is very delighting! I will gladly pass on your positive feedback (100%) to the whole team. Thank you very much for your visit. We hope...

Charleston, West Virginia
Reviewed 29 March 2017

For visiting during Baselworld show, this is certainly the best place to stay based on proximity to the venue. Rooms are clean, modern and staff is kind and attentive. Only possible complaint would be the bizarre and restrictive elevators. Again, this is always my first choice in Basel and I feel very fortunate to stay there.

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BjoernAchstaller, Manager at Hyperion Hotel Basel, responded to this review

Dear Mtoddoif Many thanks for having taken the time to evaluate your stay at the HYPERION Hotel Basel. It is a pleasure for us to hear that you felt comfortable in our hotel and that you enjoyed your time here in Basel – especially about our staff and the clean rooms with view overlooking to the oldtown. We share your...

Switzerland
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This is not our first time in this hotel and we had different experiences, this time everything went all perfect. we booked 2 rooms and requested for a room with connecting doors and the room manager Sophie Kocak upgraded us to a superior room on the 9th floor which we highly appreciated. our room was clean and comfortable with a...

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BjoernAchstaller, Manager at Hyperion Hotel Basel, responded to this review

Dear Atil R. What else can I say about your rating than a BIG THANK YOU! I am happy that you felt comfortable and that we provided all the services and treatments you needed. We are very grateful for your impressions especially about our staff as they are our greatest assets and it is nice to have them acknowledged. Our...

Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 17 March 2017

In 2016 the hotel was called Ramada Plaza. At first I was reluctant to book this property, because the Ramada brand has a very low-quality stigmata in the US. This Ramada is located in a prime location. Most rooms overlook Basel. Breakfast is rather good for Switzerland. Early check-in was granted, which I very much appreciate.

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BjoernAchstaller, Manager at Hyperion Hotel Basel, responded to this review

Dear valeriancorp Thank you very much for your wonderful review of your stay here in Switzerland. As enthusiastic hosts, we take pleasure in pampering you with outstanding quality and personal service. We are glad about your positive opinion and will pass this on to our team. We are looking forward to welcome you again in our Hotel to fully convince...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

I attended as part of a conference. Conference facilities were good although the room was very long and not too intimate. Food from the hotel restaurant was very good and served in ample quantities and the staff were very attentive. The room was moderately sized and comfortable. The only downsize is that it is a little out of the city...

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BjoernAchstaller, Manager at Hyperion Hotel Basel, responded to this review

Dear Michael A. Thank you for having chosen our hotel and thank you for taking the time to write a survey on TripAdvisor. I was pleased to read that overall you enjoyed your stay especially your positive feedback about our staff. Thank you again for sharing your concerns and allowing us the opportunity to ensure that your next visit will...

Reviewed 1 March 2017

If you're here on business, the hotel is a short walk from Roche and Novartis. It's a business hotel. Other than the fitness room, which is a joke, everything is fine, and bland. (Fitness room consists of a treadmill, elliptical, stair climber, stationary bike, and rowing machine. Treadmill doesn't work). I didn't eat here so no no idea about the...

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BjoernAchstaller, Manager at Hyperion Hotel Basel, responded to this review

Dear Bai_Xing_Xing We appreciate you taking the time to complete a survey regarding your recent stay with us. We are very pleased to read that you liked the location around as well as our rooms. As it is our goal to continuously improve our service and exceed guest expectation, we are truly sorry that we did not meet your expectations...

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  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hyperion Hotel Basel, the highest habitable building in Basel, is located directly next to the fair & exhibition site. Situated in the center of the city, close to Basel's Old Town and just 300 metres from Badischer Bahnhof (train station on the German border), the hotel is an ideal starting point for sightseeing and excursions. The 224 modern rooms in the categories comfort, deluxe, executive and suite all have free Wi-Fi Internet, a desk, mini fridge, safe with a charger plug socket, cable TV, telephone, hairdryer and bathrooms with sophisticated lighting. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hyperion Hotel Basel

Address: Messeplatz 12 | 4058 Basel, Basel 4058, Switzerland (Formerly Ramada Plaza Basel Conference Center)
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Basel > Basel
Price Range: ₹ 8,239 - ₹ 20,001 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hyperion Hotel Basel 4*
Number of rooms: 224
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Also Known As:
Ramada Plaza Basel Hotel Basel
Ramada Basel
Basel Ramada
Hotel Style:
#12 Luxury Hotel in Basel
#18 Romantic Hotel in Basel
#20 Business Hotel in Basel
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“Close drapes during day before leaving. The large widows heat up the room.”
toddoif, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
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“Some of the higher rooms have nice views of Basel”
jfrworld, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choose a high floor, outside room for the best views”
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“Look for a room on a high floor for great views across the city.”
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