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Hotel Balade

3.0 of 5 Klingental 8, Basel 4058, Switzerland
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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St Martin
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I wanted a fairly central hotel without paying excessive Swiss prices. At 175 euros I thought the hotel was adequate, but nothing to rave about, and the location ok. But facilities were very limited with a bar/restaurant only open for breakfast

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welcomehotelsCH, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Hotel Balade, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We appreciate your feedback and we'd like to thank you for your stay at the Hotel Balade. We are glad you've enjoyed the reasonable and fair prices. We apologize if you think we don't offer enough facilities. Next time please let the front desk know and I'm sure they will be pleased to help you discover new facilities.... More

Oldham, England
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58 reviews 58 reviews
22 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I stayed in a triple room and we were moved to the block across the road from the main hotel. The apartment was huge and gave us everything we needed for a one night stay. The guy on reception was very friendly and helpful. He also arranged for somewhere for us to leave the key as we needed a very... More

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welcomehotelsCH, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Hotel Balade, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your lovely feedback. It's nice to read that you've enjoyed your huge apartment at the Hotel Balade. We will forward your compliment regarding the receptionist who was very friendly and helpful, I'm sure this will motivate him. We noticed your review regarding the red light district and we are aware of this "problem",... More

Stäfa
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99 reviews 99 reviews
41 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

First of all, the hotel is excellent. Our check-in was very efficient, the rooms are spacious and clean. Breakfast is basic but more than sufficient for what is a business hotel and not exactly a spa. In my opinion, business and leisure travelers will find what's needed. The only drawback is that it is very close to the red light... More

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welcomehotelsCH, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Hotel Balade, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the time taken to rate the Hotel Balade and write a feedback on Tripadvisor. We are glad you've enjoyed your stay with us. We apologise for the fact you felt being too close to the red light district, we are aware of this problem. There are also advantages about the location because the Hotel Balade... More

Sheffield
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42 reviews 42 reviews
25 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Stayed here in a triple room for a football match. For Basel the room rate was good. It's only a few minutes' walk into town and you get the bonus of seeing the picturesque side of the river as you cross the bridge. There are plenty of places to eat and drink this side of the river. On the small... More

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welcomehotelsCH, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Hotel Balade, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the time taken to rate us and also for your detailed feedback. We are glad you've enjoyed the location of our hotel. We are aware of the red light destrict "problem" but we also have to say that we are located in the centre next to many shopping facilities, bars, restaurants and clubs. Many guests... More

Mississauga
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We arrived at the Hotel Balade on a national holiday so lots of services were closed. However, the Hotel was a great place to stay. It was clean, efficient, close to all the attractions in Basel, Switzerland and utilitarian modern. The beds were comfy, rooms were clean, lots of hot water. Interesting lighting in the walls. Yes, in the red... More

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welcomehotelsCH, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Hotel Balade, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are very delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. By telling us what you liked about your stay, you are helping us deliver a superior experienece for you and other guests in the futute. We hope you'll come back and see us again soon. If we can be of assistence in the future, please... More

Berlin, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

stayed here for 3 nights as we filmed in Basel. Great hotel, room was perfect. The area outside may not be something for families, but it is not bothering anybody with serious means. very friendly staff, great bar, nice business guests in the hotel. silent rooms. and a totally awesome bathroom.

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welcomehotelsCH, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Hotel Balade, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you! Thank you for your visit, your great rating and your kind feedback. It's nice to hear you've really enjoyed your stay at the Hotel Balade. See you soon again?Hopefully! Kind regards, Your Balade Team More

Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

great little design hotel, just a block from fairgrounds and wonderful rhine river promenade! but also next to the red light district (loud) with screaming at times. despite the location, the value for money is high and the staff is VERY friendly and competent! we always come back.

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welcomehotelsCH, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Hotel Balade, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We'd like to say thank you for your feedback and your rating-we really appreciate it! Especially your comment "we always come back " is wonderful - we're looking forward to welcoming you soon again! Sunny regards from Basel, Your Balade Team More

York, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

The hotel itself is clean and modern. Staff very friendly. Noise from the street outside from midnight to 0500 Sunday morning. The area contains a number of bars and dubious nightclubs. Women standing on street corners from 7pm Saturday evening. Pity as on the face of it the area looks nice but would definitely not go back. Hardly slept at... More

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welcomehotelsCH, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Hotel Balade, responded to this review

Dear Roger, First of all we would like to thank you very much for the time taken to write down your impressions regarding our hotel. It is vitally important to us receiving honest feedback from our guests. Therefore, we are sorry to hear that we did not meet all your expectations and the surrounding of the hotel caused some trouble.... More

High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Nice hotel, friendly staff but my room at the front over-looked a rather dubious area. Lots of women hanging around the street corners and a busy nightclub with heavy traffic until 6:00am. Shouting, talking, doors banging ensured I got no sleep at all.

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welcomehotelsCH, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Hotel Balade, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review.m Nice to hear that you liked our hotel, but the surrounding caused some trouble. The Hotel Balade is situated in a lively area in the middle of the city that might bring some noises with it. We apologizie for the mentioned trouble. It would be a pleasure to welcoming you again at our... More

London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

Very good hotel, only 5 minutes walk form the middle bridge, so very central. Clean room, good sound insulation, comfortable bed and the free WiFi worked well. Good breakfast with a selection of breads, cheeses, yoghurt and cereals. I would thoroughly recommend this as a great base to tour Basel although I was on a business trip.

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welcomehotelsCH, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Hotel Balade, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review and your rating. We appreciate your recommendation and we are pleased to hear that you liked our place. See you soon again when you drop by Basel, it's our pleasure! Kind regards, Your Balade Team More

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Address: Klingental 8, Basel 4058, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Basel > Basel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Balade 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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