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Schweizerhof Basel Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Centralbahnplatz 1, Basel 4002, Switzerland (St. Alban)
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Ranked #12 of 49 Hotels in Basel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015
Luke O Crawley, United Kingdom
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Crawley, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I only stayed in this hotel for 1 night enroute home from the Swiss Alps, but what a hotel! Very good central location with very easy transport links (trains and trams). Trams stop right outside and the train station is just across the square. The rooms are huge. I was on the 4th floor round the side of the building.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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145 reviews 145 reviews
22 hotel reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We stayed here in November 2014 for 1 night on a layover after getting off a river cruise. This hotel is in a great location....very easy to get to by train, bus or tram. We arrived at 11.00am and was pleasantly surprised our room was available, so we were able to drop off our luggage and then explore the city.... More 

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Thank you for a wonderful stay in your fantastic, immaculate, welcoming, warm hotel. Every thing was perfect and we found the price value for money especially when comparing to other hotels. The free cold drinks and water also were also gratefully accepted and helped to save money in an expensive but utterly gorgeous destination. Being in your city was magical... More 

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Carrigaline, Ireland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Good hotel with a lot going for it (except the tram station outside my window). This was my first time staying in Schweizerhof Basel Hotel and as one of the other reviewers has already pointed out, it is not cheap, especially when you consider there is not even a 'cooked' breakfast. The room was spacious as was the bed and... More 

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Altona, Colorado
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Unfortunately, all the hotels in this immediate area are on the pricey side - I guess that's how they get away with it - although I've found by experience that the rooms are generally larger than the nearby competition.. Having said that, the location is excellent - right next to the train station and the (free to foreigners) tram terminal,... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Located bang opposite the main station and in front of the tram terminus, it could not be more central, though the noise sometimes filters into the rooms. A very old hotel, the rooms are comfortable nevertheless. And the breakfast room which opens almost to the pavement is nice.

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Warsaw, Poland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

The tram station is in front of the hotel so it's easy to use public transport. Staff is also very nice helping whenever you need it. If you're not into getting up early take a room on the higher floor not to hear the trams. Overall worth recommending

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here with my girlfriend who is a wheelchair user. Most of it is accessible. They provided a chair for the shower and we're very accommodating. The staff are very friendly and speak English. My girlfriend says they could do with putting a grab bar in the shower to help with transferring.

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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97 reviews 97 reviews
23 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Stayed one night, the hotel is central to the railway station Basel SBB The room was small but well appointed. It does not have a mini bar, but there hotel bar downstairs is open 24 hours a day and several of the floors have a refrigerator with complimentary soft drinks and bottled water. The breakfast was included in my room... More 

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San Francisco, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
30 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Hotel Schweitzerhof is a quaint little hotel that is conveniently located next to the Basel SBB train station and many tram lines. You get get anywhere in Basel very easily or anywhere in Switzerland for that matter as it is near a large transit hub. The rooms are very well kept, clean, and well decorated. The room had high ceilings,... More 

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Address: Centralbahnplatz 1, Basel 4002, Switzerland
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Location: Switzerland > Canton of Basel > Basel > St. Alban
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Schweizerhof Basel Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 83
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Also Known As:
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Hotel Style:
#8 Family Hotel in Basel
#10 Romantic Hotel in Basel
#14 Business Hotel in Basel

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