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Basilisk Hotel

Klingentalstrasse 1, Basel 4005, Switzerland
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Yerevan, Armenia
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98 reviews 98 reviews
25 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

The hotel is near the Clara platz and the Basel Exhibition Centre which was the main reason for us to choose it. Hotel Basilisk offers a really budget stay in Basel, small rooms, very modest decoration of rooms, old renovation. The main shortcoming of the hotel is that there is no ventilation in the bathroom (room # 112). Wifi was... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

After being royally shafted by another hotel who I shall refrain from naming for now and being left very stressed at the thought of being stuck in Basel without a room for two nights Basilisk found me a room at very short notice for much less than the price I had already paid for the rip off hotel. I was... More 

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Tallinn, Estonia
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I needed a cheap accommodation for just one night and this one was for the best price that Booking.com had in offer - 80 CHF. Small single room on the top floor, with shared bathrooms (luckily no qeues), sink in the room and a balcony with beautiful view, litte table and 2 chairs. The bed and the pillow were cool... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

This was a nice hotel, friendly clean and excellent value. Yes the room is small but very clean and tidy. Well positioned for old town and congress centre. Much better than some reviews suggested. Nice outside area to enjoy the sun

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

This hotel is about a 15 minute walk outside of the main town but with a tram stop right outside the front door it's just 5 minutes away to town. The tram system is free to tourists. I stayed here on my own as my friends were in another hotel as they booked at a different time to me. The... More 

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North East Fife
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

I can't actually remember much about the room here, I was pretty knackered by this point, although I think the lighting arrangement was a bit odd. I can remember the dragon room key, which there was no way I was going to be able to carry, but thankfully the desk is 24hrs and the staff there were great. There was... More 

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121 reviews 121 reviews
9 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

It is about as low a rating as you can have a hotel without being a back packers so it is what it is. The staff give a much higher rated service than 3 star however. They are friendly and helpful and do go the extra mile. The rooms are very small and basic and have not been touched since... More 

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Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
43 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

Reasonable value for money, we had a nice sized room but the beds were poor quality and hard as were the pillows, my wife got bitten by something! The staff were very friendly and the breakfast was good. Hotel for the travelling salesman (sorry salesmen). It's OK but not great and there afe far better in Basel but were booked.

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The Beautiful North
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78 reviews 78 reviews
48 hotel reviews
327 helpful votes 327 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

There’s absolutely nothing wrong with it – - the rooms are clean, secure and a good price for Basel. The staff are friendly and helpful. The room was quiet and warm, even when it was -4 degrees outside. However, it really is a ‘no frills’ hotel, apparently not refurbished for several decades. Single beds are becoming a rarity in hotels... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

I stayed in a single room for one night only. Room was ok, although it looked like as if I had travelled back in time to the 70s. I was looking for a cheap place to stay, so I didn't expect much. Everything was clean and staff were very frienldy, so I was happy and would stay there again.

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