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Hotel Krafft am Rhein

Rheingasse 12, Basel 4058, Switzerland
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Ranked #17 of 47 hotels in Basel
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 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 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Antwerp, Belgium
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel with lots of character but with all the modern appliances for a demanding clientele .Beautiful restaurant with view of the Rhein which also doubles as breakfast room. We stayed in the top room which was a suite with balcony with view of the city and a Velux window outlooking the Rhein. Soft wooden floors in the bedroom and a... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Im so glad I stayed here. The service is so helpful and friendly. The location is ideal for visiting this city. My room was so comfortable and well made: I imagine all views from this hotel are going to be charming--street or Rhine. Breakfast was a fresh selection of light fare, but it is the view of the Rhine from... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Very nice, comfortable and classic hotel. Beautifully decorated. Clean and inviting. Very friendly staff and I was welcomed by everyone working there. Breakfast was also good. The location is excellent and ideal for walking. The riverside is very attractive.Trams nearby. The hotel bar is located on the other side of the street and it is also wonderful and quite famous... More

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South West London/Surrey
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137 reviews 137 reviews
80 hotel reviews
213 helpful votes 213 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

My second stay at Hotel Krafft, and again a very positive experience, ticking every box with ease. Location is tops, it cannot be beaten in Basel, right beside the Rhine, next to the Main Bridge. You have tram stops 1 minute walk from the hotel, taking you everywhere you need to go. Reception staff are friendly and professional, and the... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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15 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I was referred to this hotel by a friend who used to live in Basel, and I certainly wasn't let down. We had a junior suite, which was located in the building across the road - a bit strange I thought at first, but it turned out that being in a separate building gave our room a greater sense of... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

The location is great, in the heart of the city: close to the river - very nice for walks or just watching and enjoying the fresh air, the bridge and the tram stop are there too. The staff is very friendly and helpful, and the hotel itself is very atmospheric. I particularly liked the water/tea bar - you can find... More

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31 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Great little hotel right on the Rhine. Lots of design touches without coming across as trying too hard. Rooms vary. I had a river view single. Very small, but nice views of the river. Will plan to book a superior room next time to get more space and also find some Vitra furniture in the room. The restaurant is excellent... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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46 reviews 46 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Stayed at Krafft Basel 3 nights for work. I had a river view room which was wonderful as the room was fairly small (no closet) but the view was great! It is a historic hotel so the room did not have individual air conditioning but I was able to open the window and get a breeze off the river. If... More

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Dublin, Ireland
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Stayed here for 1 night. Good, friendly staff. Rooms are comfortable, very clean and nicely decorated. Different than standard hotel room which makes it nice to stay in. Ensuite was really nicely decorated and spotless. Makes a change having a very easy user friendly shower. My room had great view of river. Only criticism is the floor boards are very... More

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London, United Kingdom
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41 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

This is still one of the best hotels to stay in Basel . Sure , the floors creak , the bath towels are small and there is no ironing board , but given the awesome views and the old world charm of the place it is a must . If you are lucky enough to have a riverside view you... More

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Address: Rheingasse 12, Basel 4058, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Basel > Basel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Character, charm and quality: The Krafft Basel enjoys a long tradition as a city hotel with a restaurant situated in the heart of the old town “Kleinbasel”, symbolizing the life of the Rheingasse. The renovated building from 1873 combines classic with contemporary design: Individually designed hotel rooms and junior suites with a variety of extras in comfortable units across the street in the annex.The restaurant convinces with its variety of fresh products and with its authenticity and invites to experience the pleasure of dining in a new way. A smoking lounge and the wine bar consum complete the Krafft offer.Beautiful moments on the Rhine. ... more   less 
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