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Hotel Krafft am Rhein

Rheingasse 12, Basel 4058, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days 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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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

On the Rhine with a balcony room, great service, free bikes and lovely restaurant, a short walk into the old town, lots of character and shopping. A very nice room we thought it was good value for the money.

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128 reviews 128 reviews
23 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from a stay at the Krafft. It's location is great, on the river and just across the river from the historic center. The hotel is in an historic building and has some charm although the furnishings in the rooms have been upgraded to contemporary. The furnishings are simple, beds comfortable and bathrooms small but fine. The breakfast buffet... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

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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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
214 helpful votes 214 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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77 reviews 77 reviews
34 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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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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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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