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Alexander Hotel

Riehenring 83/85, Basel CH-4058, Switzerland
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I spent the night of the 15/07/2015 in this hotel, after reading some of the reviews we were a bit unsure (DON'T BE), the room was VERY clean complete with en suite bathroom (with a bath), it was a very large room with a balcony on the 5th floor. The breakfast is the German styled continental with... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

The wifi is good only in the lobby or maybe other room. But they gave me 412 which is terrible room with bugs, no A/C, no wifi connection. I will never come again.

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Lausanne
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

The hotel has a good location near Messe. I had a room on the 3rd floor that was small but clean and bed was comfortable. The bathroom was ok, but without a shelf or small place to put your staff. The room was on the opposite side of the main road, so reasonably calm, but the hall was terribly noisy... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

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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Trnava, Slovacchia
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28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
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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Canton of Ticino, Switzerland
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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
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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Prague, Czech Republic
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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Dubai
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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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