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Apaliving Basel - Budget Hotel

J.J. Balmer Strasse 1, Basel 4053, Switzerland (Formerly Appartementhaus Gundeli-Park)
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Rome, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I like the rooms, nice furnishing And equipped of fridge, nespresso coffee machine, boiler And a choice of tea bags. The problem is that if you arrive after they close the reception And theres a problem you are left to your own. Once the code to get the Key did not work. Rooms are too hot during summer, no air... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room was very basic, but spotless. It had an Ikea feel about it. I thought it was large enough to hold an aerobics class! Well, not quite, but it was spacious. Nice bathroom with nice towels. When you book, make sure you get your confirmation. It'll have the information you need to get into the hotel and to get... More 

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LeitungApaliving, Manager at Apaliving Basel - Budget Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Wordtech. Thanks for your great review and for having chosen us! :-) We hope to see you soon again! Kindest regards, your Apaliving More 

Bangkok, Krung Thep, Thailand
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3 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I book a room today via booking.com and when I click submit. I've just realise that this booking is non-refundable. I immediately try to contact the hotel and ask if they could cancel this booking. btw- I book the hotel 3 months in advance. The receptionist is listen to my request and she said that she will talk to her... More 

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LeitungApaliving, Manager at Apaliving Basel - Budget Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Pongpatra! Thank you for your statement. I am sorry for this unpleasant and awkward situation, but we will find a solution. Please just give consideration that the situation was very confusing due to your several bookings, cancellations and phone calls. I will get in touch with you by e-mail. Thank you for your understanding and kind regards More 

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Vercorin, Switzerland
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42 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Just stayed in this hotel to visit the Basel Christmas Market.Room was very clean with excellent bathroom,BUT,the hotel reception does not tell you there is no room service at the weekend.After Friday room cleaning there is no fresh towels or bed making for 2 days and the price is still the same.I did not like the fact that reception closed... More 

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LeitungApaliving, Manager at Apaliving Basel - Budget Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ian! Thank your for having stayed at our hotel. I very much appreciate your straight forward review and will instantly try to improve our way of informing our guests, so that the expectations meet the reality. Regarding your safety concerns, I wish to point out that the hotel is absolutely safe and that we have more than the minimum... More 

London-Brighton
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47 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Stayed here for the Art Basel (June), price went up in whole Basel including this one, £100 / night for a budget hotel is a lot but that's the way it is and it's Switzerland! Location is good only few minutes walk to the closest tram stop which go all the way to the main exhibition centre. To the main... More 

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LeitungApaliving, Manager at Apaliving Basel - Budget Hotel, responded to this review

Dear luv2ravel! Thank you very much for this great review! Merry Christmas and hopefully we can again welcoming you in 2015! Best regards, your Apaliving More 

Basel
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28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We spent three nights here in October and were very happy with the price, the location and the facilities, particularly the great set of washers and driers in the basement free to use - perfect when away for an extended period to get all the clothes clean. Cheap under cover parking which in Basel is brilliant especially with their great... More 

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LeitungApaliving, Manager at Apaliving Basel - Budget Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you, John, for this great review! We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you soon again! Merry Christmas and best regards, your Apaliving More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I booked a room for three nights whilst my apartment was getting ready to be moved in to. An hour after I booked I called the hotel to cancel my reservation as I had received a call from my landlord that I could now move in. The hotel wrote down my message and said that I would have to call... More 

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LeitungApaliving, Geschäftsführer at Apaliving Basel - Budget Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Claudine! I am very sorry that you had that a negative experience in our hotel. I wish to explain that you booked a cheap non refundable rate. Unfortunately this rate has restrictions and therefore can't neither be cancelled nor refunded. If you need total flexibility, I recommend to book the regular daily rate. I am sorry again and wish... More 

Tiger
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Good location about 10 minute walk from SBB station. Received complimentary tram ticket to use to visit all tourist spots. Room size adequate for two people. Tea and coffee facilities provided. Wifi good

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LeitungApaliving, Geschäftsführer at Apaliving Basel - Budget Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tiger! Thank you for having chosen us for your stay in Basel and thanks for the great review! We are happy that you enjoyed it with us and we hope to see you soon again in our hotel! Kindest regards More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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38 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I had an overnight stay as part of a company visit in Basel. Basically, I only needed the room between midnight and 7 o'clock in the morning. I got the room key earlier from my employer and only had to travel there (no check-in at all). The hotel is easily accessible by tram from central basel (Aeschenplatz with tram nr... More 

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LeitungApaliving, Manager at Apaliving Basel - Budget Hotel, responded to this review

Dear aaeberli! Thank you very much for your great review! We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay and we are looking forward to seeing you soon again. Best regards More 

Chiang Mai, Thailand
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

good access to tram No 15 (circle line to the city) & 16 to Basel SBB. First 3 days the in-room wi-fi didd't work very well but the staff was very helpful to make it good after that.Get off at Telplatz is better walk to reach the hotel.walking distance to SBB and lots of Coop and Migros around

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LeitungApaliving, Manager at Apaliving Basel - Budget Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Chiang Mai! Thank you very much for your stay at our hotel! We are very happy to read that you enjoyed it! We are looking forward to welcoming you any time soon! Best regards More 

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