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Hotel Krafft am Rhein

3.5 of 5 Rheingasse 12, 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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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I really liked this hotel, but I would say if you are used to chain hotels there are some differences that will irk some people. The room I had was a single on the first floor facing the street, it was small by chain standards but I found it very comfortable. I would have liked more hanging space for clothes... More 

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Chicago, IL
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is really well located. A quick trip on the number 11 tram from the station, close to downtown and on the Rhine. When it comes to the building, a lot is left to be desired. I received room 10 on the fourth floor. Actually, I'd say this was closet 10, it was so small and stark: A single... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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80 reviews 80 reviews
32 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

I stayed here over the weekend and was in town for the Christmas market. This hotel is well located just 5 minutes from the cathedral platz and overlooks the Rhein river. The staff are friendly and helpful and the rooms are comfortable and clean. I especially liked the Occitane bathroom supplies (soap, shampoo, lotion, etc.) and the fact that there... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in kraffthotel at the weekend. The hotels location is perfect-walking distance to city centre/xmas markets. There are trams right outside the door to take you further afield-good connection for the airport bus - also when you check in to the hotel you get a ticket that gives you free public transport for the duration of your stay. The... More 

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Zurich
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82 reviews 82 reviews
48 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

This hotel is among my favourites when staying in Basel: Situated at River Rhine with the city centre located just a short walk across the bridge. Rooms are clean, functional and feature design classics as furniture. There is no mini bar, but free water (and other articles) can be fetched at every floor. The hotel has a solid restaurant in-house... More 

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Montreux, Switzerland
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

hotel full of charm and atmosphere. Situated by the river Rhein, you can start your walk directly from the hotel. Problem for parking better not come with your car. the dining room is a must and breakfast is beautiful

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San Francisco, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

This hotel was recommended by a colleague who had stayed before while on business. It looked decent on the website, the location was good. The general feel was of a somewhat tired, outdated hotel, but if you can get over that initial impression, there is a quaintness or charm to Krafft. The lobby is small, the restaurant basic but with... More 

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Shanghai
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64 reviews 64 reviews
59 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

The location is great. You are on the Rhein river right in the center of town. There are many bars and restaurants on the street. But, therein lies the problem. The hotel is very noisy from the bar patrons. During the summer, the festivals on the river generate tons of people traffic. The hotel is a classic old building that... More 

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Lelystad, The Netherlands
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47 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

The hotel was booked for me by a business collegue. The location is OK, in downtown old Basel near the Rhine, but the facilities were very modest. My room, on the fourth floor, was extremely small, with a single bed, a very small desk and an uncomfortable deskchair. No place to put clothes, no drawer, no coffee facilities, no decent-sized... More 

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GlobRes_52398, Front Office Manager at Hotel Krafft am Rhein, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Stokes 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. We have 3 different room types, each of them city- or river facing. The booked room from... More 

Green Bay, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Excellant Hotel. Perfect location on the Rhine. Book a Junior Suite facing the Rhine. Hotel is clean and quiet. The service is perfect, and the hotel staff without exception is cheerful and very helpful. Restaurant is wonderful....great food and service. Bill Bath

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Additional Information about Hotel Krafft am Rhein

Address: Rheingasse 12, Basel 4058, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Basel > Basel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Krafft am Rhein 3.5*
Number of rooms: 60
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Also Known As:
Krafft Am Rhein Basel
Hotel Style:
#17 Romantic Hotel in Basel
#19 Business Hotel in Basel

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