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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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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Trnava, Slovacchia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
28 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Locarno, Switzerland
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 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
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 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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Martigny, Valais, Switzerland
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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Altrincham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We had a great time at this hotel.Wondeful service by all the staff.Stayed for 2 nights for the Liverpool v Basel game.We were checked in promptly and given a free tram ticket for our stay!I can not fault this hotel and would for sure stay here again.Thanks for a wonderful stay.Phil Wright and Phil Moores.YNWA

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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44 reviews 44 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

The location of this hotel is very good - we could simply walk from the Basel Badischer bahnhof (train station) to reach the hotel. Tram stops are located just outside the hotel for several destinations. The receptionist told that there is also a very good disco close by. The staff is quite friendly and would help you with your questions.... More 

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