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East-West Hotel Basel

Rheingasse 8, Basel 4058, Switzerland (Formerly Hotel Hecht Am Rhein)
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

brilliant site just by rhine and bridge to city centre. .complimentary tram tickets. welcomed by helpful friendly owner who gave us a drink. small christmas market in street in front of hotel gave area a nice feel and easy access to the christmas markets in the old town over the bridge an added bonus.room modern and comfortable (wife liked duvet... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

Three nights stay for long Christmas markets Ideal central location on the Rhine on main route into centre easily walkable in 5 minutes tram stops 1 minutes walk away can get you anywhere in the city easily and complimentary tickets from hotel made use of these great value for getting around Hotel modern and clean and comfortable although room layout... More 

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Lancashire
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41 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

My partner booked a weekend here to visit the christmas market and was booked into a room with a courtyard view. When we arrived and walked into our room we had a Rhine view.....A room with a side window and front window, in the evening with the lights on the bridge it looked spectacular. The room was lovely with comfy... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

We all had different meal, the fondue was excellent, the steak tasty if a little under cooked and the pizza thin crispy and tasty. Clean comfortable and good value for Basel. The out look over the river a pleasant view and I should imagine in the summer a lovely place to sit

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Everything seems to be quite new. We really loved the location right at the river Rhein, where people go swimming in the summer and float down the river. Wifi worked very good also in the room and the outside patio. Breakfast was okay, nothing special, hence quite pricy. We didn't like however that there was no cabinet in the room.... More 

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East_West_Team, Leiter Front Office at East-West Hotel Basel, responded to this review

Dear guest We thank you for your constructive Feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at our new hotel. We're sorry for the inconvienence with the room safe this shouldn't happen - we've already talked to the responsible person. Thank you for your stay and we hope to welcome you again soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

The staff is made of very kind people, who paid attention to our needs. The restaurant surprised us with its excellent Italian cuisine. The rooms are comfortable . The hotel is in a central position in the city, and it has a few pubs and restaurants near it.

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Thank Matteo G
East_West_Team, Leiter Front Office at East-West Hotel Basel, responded to this review

Dear Matteo G. We thank you for your wonderful review and hope to welcome you again soon! More 

Kyiv, Ukraine
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

I don't recognise this hotel from the reviews - it's obviously been extensively renovated since the last trip advisor visitor. The hotel is now modern, clean and very friendly. The rooms are a good size for a modern hotel and the bathrooms are top spec. Great stay in the centre of the old town. Free breakfast too :)

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East_West_Team, Leiter Front Office at East-West Hotel Basel, responded to this review

Dear guest We thank you for your nice review. Yes everything has been renovated during the last year and we're happy you had a wonderful stay in our new hotel. Best regards! More 

Montreal
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133 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

This is an old building on the 'other' side of the water from the chic and expensive shopping and restaurants and cafes, but the walk across the bridge is about 3 minutes. Transit is great and the hotel gives you a transit pass for the duration of your stay. The room was clean but worn. It's a grand dame that... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2012

What kind of hotel closes the reception at 18:00? I came about 10 minutes late, even though I advised I would be, and the grumpy man graciously let me in. Once inside, it's nothing special- no frills- probably ok for the price.

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