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Steinenschanze Stadthotel

#6 of 49 Hotels in Basel
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Steinengraben 69, Basel CH - 4051, Switzerland (Formerly Minotel Steinenschanze)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A lovely hotel, really friendly and knowledgeable staff. Room was comfortable and very high standard of cleanliness.There is also complimentary water in rooms and complimentary tea/coffee/wine downstairs after 3pm. Free wi-fi. Staff also kindly offered us bottled water for our excursions and umbrella. The air conditioner is quiet and comfortable mattress, so a very good night's sleep. There's even BBC... More 

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Steinenschanze, Manager at Steinenschanze Stadthotel, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you very much for your kind review on Stadthotel Steinenschanze. Your description of our rooms is very complete and we don’t need to add any other information! We are glad that you enjoyed the comfort of this room and the service of our staff. As you have mentioned, we all give our best to offer an extraordinary... More 

Belgium
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our stay at the Steinenschanze. The hotel's location is very central (only a -rather steep- walk down to one of the shopping streets) and though the exterior might not look very welcoming, the rooms are very light and modern. Although it is situated at a busy street, we were not bothered by any traffic noise (and we were... More 

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Steinenschanze, Manager at Steinenschanze Stadthotel, responded to this review

Dear Jasmijn Firstly we would like to thank you for your kind review on Stadthotel Steinenschanze. As you have mentioned, our staff is offering an extraordinary service at the reception as well as during the breakfast. We do try whenever possible to assist guests with any kind of problems, recommendations or special wishes. One of the main reason, why guest... More 

Markham, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect hotel for our one day stopover before our river cruise. I emailed the hotel for directions from the airport, they responded within the hour with clear information. Hop on the 50 bus at the airport (free transit with hotel booking) to the train station and then 10 min walk to hotel. Our room was available when arrived about 11:00am.... More 

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Steinenschanze, Manager at Steinenschanze Stadthotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest We thank you very much for your nice feedback. We are very happy that you enjoyed your short stay with us and we hope that you had a nice river cruise! during the spring and the summer we have lot of guests going on the river cruise. The port is reachable with tram or we can organize a... More 

Sao Paulo, SP
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18 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

how to make your hotel experience different from other 3/4 star hotel?! do what steinenschanze did: welcome drinks (and very good ones, including juices, coffee, red and white wine) the whole afternoon and night, lindt chocolates in the bed and early check-in without charging it! also, big and well decorared room, perfect location, just near a bus stop, one stop... More 

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Steinenschanze, Manager at Steinenschanze Stadthotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest We are glad that you enjoyed your stay in our Hotel. We thank you for your feedback and your nice remark concerning our services and our team. As you mentioned it, the easier way to reach our hotel is the Bus 30 from the train station SBB. This course is free of charge thenceforward that you have your... More 

Miami, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very central location near public transport, museums, restaurants. Modern, clean and very european architecture. The staff was efficient, helpful and genuinely caring. Great value for the money. Highly recommend.

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Steinenschanze, Manager at Steinenschanze Stadthotel, responded to this review

Dear guest Firstly we would like to thank you for your kind review on Stadthotel Steinenschanze. As you have mentioned, our staff is always trying to give the best service at the reception as well as during the breakfast. We do try whenever possible to assist guests with any kind of problems, recommendations or special wishes. One of the main... More 

Bucharest, Romania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I pick this cosy hotel almost every time I go in Basel. Even if the hotel is just few hundred meters away from the old centre and 5 minutes walk to SBB railway station, it is located in a quiet area and it has a nice garden. The breakfast is excellent, great diversity and everyhing fresh. The staff is more... More 

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Steinenschanze, Manager at Steinenschanze Stadthotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the kind review on Stadthotel Steinenschanze and for being a regular guest.. We always communicate the ratings in our team meetings, and our staff is happy to hear your comments. We do try whenever possible to assist guests with any kind of problems, recommendations or special wishes. One of the main reason, why guest book... More 

Budapest, Hungary
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location of the hotel is great, the breakfast is better than usual and the staff was very helpful. Try to book a room away from the street facade. The internet connection was free and of very good quality.

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Steinenschanze, Manager at Steinenschanze Stadthotel, responded to this review

Firstly we would like to thank you for your kind review on Stadthotel Steinenschanze. As you have mentioned, our staff is offering an extraordinary service at the reception as well as during the breakfast. We do try whenever possible to assist guests with any kind of problems, recommendations or special wishes. One of the main reason, why guest book our... More 

San Francisco, California
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71 reviews 71 reviews
71 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When I checked rates for a recent visit to Basel, the Steinenschanze had among the most reasonable rates while still being near the center of the city. It's a little out of the way if you're not familiar with Basel, but it's actually only a 15-minute walk from the train station and a few minutes from the center of things.... More 

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Steinenschanze, Manager at Steinenschanze Stadthotel, responded to this review

Dear guest Firstly we would like to thank you for your kind review on Stadthotel Steinenschanze.One of the main reason, why guest book our hotel is the great location. The old town with the tourist attractions, the center with museums and the shopping possibilities are just around the corner. You are right, our single rooms are not very large but... More 

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54 reviews 54 reviews
17 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a good hotel fairly close to the train station. The room is colourful but plain. You get free wine in the restaurant department in the evening. That's a nice gesture but doesn't raise the hotel to a higher grade. I was happy with my stay though.

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Steinenschanze, Manager at Steinenschanze Stadthotel, responded to this review

We thank you very much for your nice feedback. We are glad that you had a relaxing stay in our hotel and that you could enjoy the welcome drink in the evening.We always try to respond at the wishes of our guests concerning the room categories. We started the renovation of a big part of our bathrooms and as we... More 

2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Great hotel for business, great shape and friendly atmosphere! Great breakfast! But consider high during convention! For location wise is easy to access and restaurant select close by! I love the garden that could enjoy quiet environment before or after work sit in lounge having a drink!😋

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Steinenschanze, Manager at Steinenschanze Stadthotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for rating us. We do appreciate that very much! And thank you for so many friendly compliments. Be sure, that we will keep on doing our job with pleasure. Looking forward to welcome you again in future. Best regards More 

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