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Hotel Krafft am Rhein

Rheingasse 12 | 4058 Basel, Basel 4058, Switzerland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Riga, Latvia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Maybe it's because i like rivers- i felt very cozy in this hotel. All was clean and food was good. And the view on river i liked the most. I would stay there ones more. Thank you very much for a pleasant stay in beautiful city Basel

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel Krafft is one of the best hotels I had ever stayed. Its close to the Rhine river, and the rooms have a beautiful view. The breakfast is marvelous! A lot of choices for a lot of tastes. The service is great, all workes are nice and very kind. The Hotel Krafft offers a ticket for free locomotion in the... More 

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Montreux, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Basel, Monday morning 06.30 stand up for meetings.... Hotel still silent. Shower, dress, step down to breakfast.... A perfect buffet with the most incredible choice of breads, viennoiseries, all fresh from the oven, fruits, yogurt, ham and cheese (delicious). What a beautiful day ! Evening, come home exhausted from business. Round the hotel everybody out for drink and chat in... More 

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Hotel_Krafft_Basel, Front Office Manager at Hotel Krafft am Rhein, responded to this review

Dear guest What a great review - thank you very much! We very much appreciate your kind words. It is a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and we would be very much looking forward to welcoming you back. In the meantime we wish you a wonderful summer and send you all the best from Basel... More 

Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The view from the Hotel Krafft overlooking Basel's Middle Bridge on the Rhine is lovely, day and night. You are on the bank of Kleinbasel (small Basel) looking toward the old city, up toward the cathedral and the old university and on the promenade that extends along the river. It is on this bank that locals and visitors gather in... More 

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Hotel_Krafft_Basel, Front Office Manager at Hotel Krafft am Rhein, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for nice review and your amiable words. We would be happy to welcome you soon back in "Kleinbasel" Best wishes Flavia More 

Ayer, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

This is not the first time my husband and I have stayed at the Hotel Krafft, and it will not be the last, but if you want the best experience, ask for a room with a river view, and ask about amenities. We made the mistake of getting a room with a "city view" (silly us, but we had always... More 

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Hotel_Krafft_Basel, Front Office Manager at Hotel Krafft am Rhein, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. While we wish you had a better experience, it is feedback like this that we learn from and use to improve. We work hard to deliver an exceptional guest experience, and it's apparent in this case that we fell short. We can assure you that we will do... More 

Buenos Aires, Argentina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

The Hotel Krafft is a traditional hotel next to the Rhine river, in a great location and with very friendly service. I stayed in a single room, which was looking to the city. Only problem was that lighting was a bit low. The breakfast is superb both in terms of quality and also the place where you eat it, a... More 

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Hotel_Krafft_Basel, Front Office Manager at Hotel Krafft am Rhein, responded to this review

Dear Familia L. It's nice to read your experiences you had at the Krafft Basel. We will forward the issue with the lighting in the room. Thank you for your help Flavia Geyer More 

Gentofte
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Good quality hotel - nice competent staff - beautiful location along the banks of the River Rhein - single rooms tend to have view to city not to the River Rhein - very clean (as in switzerland) - not over-decorated - beware of hotel restaurant - this is where they make the profits ! - 10 euro for ordinary "tap"-water... More 

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Hotel_Krafft_Basel, Front Office Manager at Hotel Krafft am Rhein, responded to this review

Dear Christian V. We would like to thank you for your nice review. The booked room category is a single room city side, we do also have single rooms facing river. We hope to welcome you another time back at the Rhein bank Flavia Geyer More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Our room was located on the building opposite the main hotel. Newly opened refurbished extension. We were surprised to have a big black suitcase lying in the bathroom. Staff immediately took care of it. Room is relatively small but comfortable with a big bathroom including closet. Cupboards in a wet room is rather unusual though. The real negative point is... More 

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Hotel_Krafft_Basel, Front Office Manager at Hotel Krafft am Rhein, responded to this review

Dear Patrick P., Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. As we are aware that our rates seem to be overpriced for a guest who is not in Basel because of the Baselworld. Please note that Baselworld is the most important fair taking place in Basel. The demand during this period is that high that every bed... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 285 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Hotel Krafft is a great choice for Basel, superb location right next to the main bridge on the Rhine, walking distance to everything you need. I like the friendliness and professionalism of the staff. A great breakfast, in a very atmospheric room overlooking the river. The rooms are full of charm AND modern at the same time, everything you need... More 

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Hotel_Krafft_Basel, Front Office Manager at Hotel Krafft am Rhein, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you so much for your several reviews, we are honoured that you took your time to value our hotel with these kind words. Also, we appreciate that you sympathize with our concept of the hotel; we choose to remain charming, but also modern. We are well aware of our cracking floorboards, the fans instead of the aircon... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

My host booked me in here. Someone apparently made a special request. I had room #2 one floor up from the reception. I entered a spacious room furnished with what I would call "spartan elegance", including a number of iconic lighting fixtures, and two floor to ceiling windows with a full view of the Rhine flowing by. The hotel is... More 

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