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Alexander Hotel

Riehenring 83/85, Basel CH-4058, Switzerland
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Ranked #43 of 49 Hotels in Basel
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hotel is located near Messe and is a good value for money.It is cost effective. Rooms are not that fancy but very good for short stay.Tram stops are nearby and there are lot of restaurants nearby. Rooms were tidy however not that fancy.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite the good location near the Fair Grounds (Messe Basel) and the free and strong WIFI this hotel disappoints in many respects. I stayed here only because of lack of availability where I normally stay in Basel. The rooms are small and dull. The breakfast is basic. You boil your own eggs. The street side rooms are noisy even when... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I have been staying there for two nights due to the not availability of my usual hotel in Basel. A nightmare. The location is the only plus and full stop. All the hotel looks not only old-fashioned but also not maintained. The room (i have been located at 4th floor) was really small (and i am comparing it to a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

The hotel is very well located next to the Messe Basel. We found a very good offer online, I personally wouldn't spend too much money... The building and rooms decor look (very) old-fashioned, but it's clean and quiet. City centre is within a nice 20 minutes walk.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Stayed there before Christmas. Was at very reasonable price, close to the tram stop (public transport in free in basel for visitors) with nice breakfast. Could be too noisy because of the thin walls. Shower drain was very pure, but we didn't care much. Rooms are cleaned daily

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Convenient location, Nice Breakfast, Pleasant reception, and reasonable price. Best for backpackers and for short stays when on business. Flexible service oriented staff. Over all a good experience except that when you are awake and not interested in conversations of your neighbors I recommend to use your ear phones listen to music.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I stayed at this hotel for a little over a week in December. Booked it last minute as I had to move out of my previous accommodation in Basel. The location is fantastic as its just next to Messe Basel and there are tram stations nearby whether you need to get to the SBB train station or the city center.... More 

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Martigny, Valais, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I stayed in this hotel for 2 nights. The location is very good next to the center, is in the messeplatz bus stop and 2 minutes walk from that square. Good value for money. Clean room, friendly staff. If you need a place just for sleep and breakfast then this can be a very good choice.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I stayed 2 nights in this hotel for a quick business trip at Basel. Very friendly staff, quite helpful gentleman at the reception desk. The hotel is very central and the room was quite comfortable. (Not to mention I had a beautiful view of the main street). I would definitely go back!

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Barcelona, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

In such Hotel like Alexander and in his Price level at Basel City, you don't can expect to become a 5-star accommodation. But, for business trips to the Messe, you don't find any other better placed, directly at other side from street (Riehenring). Rooms at ok, simply but comfortable, not luxurious at all. the bed very well and comfortable. You... More 

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