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Hotel Krafft am Rhein

Rheingasse 12, Basel 4058, Switzerland
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    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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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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South West London/Surrey
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170 reviews 170 reviews
94 hotel reviews
256 helpful votes 256 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Tel Aviv
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62 reviews 62 reviews
18 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Boston, Massachusetts
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I was in Basel for a day at the end of December and wanted to stay at a central location that would allow me to see the city and keep me close to the train station. I booked Hotel Krafft after reading a number of reviews and I wasn't disappointed. It's definitely a boutique hotel without a ton of frills... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

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 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

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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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. We have 3 different room types, each of them city or river facing. The booked room was a... More 

Geneva, Switzerland
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85 reviews 85 reviews
34 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 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
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

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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84 reviews 84 reviews
49 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 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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40 reviews 40 reviews
16 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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