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Alexander Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Riehenring 83/85, Basel CH-4058, Switzerland
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Ranked #44 of 49 Hotels in Basel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014
Antigoni M Martigny, Valais, 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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Martigny, Valais, Switzerland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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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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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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Komorow, Poland
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103 reviews 103 reviews
15 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This hotel has definitely seen better times. Everything is a bit scuffed and dinghy. Hallways with scuff marks on the walls, loose cables, poorly fitted smoke detectors. The rooms are quite small, the shower and toilet (rust stains) seem to be left over from a previous era. The street outside is quite busy and noisy (trams are one, noisy customers... More 

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Grenoble, France
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

The hotel staff and services were were co-operating. The rooms were quite big and clean. The complimentary breakfast served was also very food. Its located near to the tram stations and free tram passes are also given to the customers

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gibraltar
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69 reviews 69 reviews
13 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

If I were not restricted by a minimum of 200 characters, I would simply say it all in one word "DON'T". Not too badly placed, quite central, the young man at the desk very helpful, but the room which provided an unwelcome steam bath, the decor, bed without sheets, the shower which had already seen better days years; more than... More 

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Poznan, Wielkopolskie, Poland
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

We had booked two rooms in Alexander Hotel for our four days visit in Basel city. It was a wonderful stay and everything went very smooth. A warm welcome by staff at the reception on arrival was amazing. Rooms are very clean and had excellent levels of decor and modern bathrooms. Bed was comfortable and had large pillows. Staff is... More 

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Vevey, Switzerland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
32 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

The rooms are basic and a touch of paint would be nice. However, everything is clean and in working order. Staff very friendly and helpful. Besides the free mobility ticket (all public transport free during your stay) I appreciated their offer on their website of submitting a reasonable offer for the room price you would be prepared to pay. Depending... More 

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Address: Riehenring 83/85, Basel CH-4058, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Basel > Basel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Alexander Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 69
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