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Hotel Balegra

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Reiterstrasse 1, Basel 4054, Switzerland
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Ranked #41 of 47 hotels in Basel
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Trondheim, Norway
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is about ten minutes by tram away from the Basel SSB station, which I feared would be a bit problematic. However, this is Switzerland, where the public transport system is so good that the location of the hotel was more an advantage than a disadvantage (not to forget, you get free public transport included in your stay)! It... More

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Amsterdam
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12 reviews 12 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Hotel Balegra for two nights before a river cruise. Great local atmosphere, very personable staff. The small lift saved lugging heavy luggage up the stairs. A two-block walk from the tram, it's easy to get to everywhere you want to go in Basel. The room was quiet with modern appointments. No clock but we had our smart... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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83 reviews 83 reviews
33 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

I spent here 5 nights during a business trip as usual in Basel all in the city center were full. General impression is like a small pension as the reception will not be available during the night. I asked for the superior room which was good in size. It´s not news that the rooms are small in Europe. I read... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Having stayed here on numerous occasions over the past three years I have always found this hotel to be a great base to work from. You get a complimentary travel voucher and the tram and bus service are frequent so you are only 10 minutes from the centre. The hotel is always clean, the staff are always really pleasant and... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

This hotel is complete rip off - the room was very small, very basic and I even found a beer can lurking underneath my bed. The breakfast is pitiful, again very basic and plastic. But what was most shocking was the way that the hotel owner was happy to charge us nearly 100 CHF more for our stay than what... More

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NickBasel, Inhaber at Hotel Balegra, responded to this review

Dear guest Your review for the hotel Balegra must be a misunderstanding. We have never used plastic utensils and your comments do not match the standardization of our house .. Also your photo, I can not remember ever having seen us. I wish you good time and maybe look again after what hotel you really were. Thank you. More

Brooklyn, NY
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

Visited Basel for work during mid June. What can I say? Staff is nice, friendly, nice complimentary breakfast. Rooms, small. Shower, really small, and some rooms don't even have shower. If you go Basel for the art fair, do not stay here, it is rather far from center. Good thing is tram will take you anywhere in little to no... More

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Wickenburg, Arizona
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485 reviews 485 reviews
61 hotel reviews
426 helpful votes 426 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2012

This review is about the public RESTAURANT at this place, not the hotel rooms, as we went there to eat, not to spend the night. The food at the restaurant was good, absolutely no complaints, with decent portions. I had a pizza, which had a very thin, very crusty bottom and ample toppings, and my husband enjoyed his veal steak... More

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London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
23 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2011

Very basic indeed. There was a small bed with ensuite bathroom and a tiny TV in the corner.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
23 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2009

We stayed one night at Hotel Balegra. The staff were very friendly and helpful, the room very clean. The bathroom was small, but functional. Breakfast consisted of eggs fried or scrambled fresh for you - if you order a fried egg you get one egg - if you order scrambled it looks like you get a little more. There were... More

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Address: Reiterstrasse 1, Basel 4054, Switzerland
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Location: Switzerland > Basel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Balegra 3*
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Welcom in Basel! We are pleased that you will be our guest and will do everything that you feel comfortable during your stay with us. Are you looking for a cosy hotel far from the city bustle and yet centrally located? We have just the place for you! The Balegra hotel lies in a quiet suburb. The city center is just a few minutes away. The city can best be explored by public transport. You can reach open space in just a few minutes. When you arrive, you will receive a public transport ticket, which you can use on the entire city network at no cost to you. If we have piqued your curiosity, or if you would like more information, we are happy to assist you and will be glad to make a reservation. "Your well-being is our passion" Daniel Spicher - your Basler host with a heart! ... more   less 
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