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Hotel Basilea

Zaehringerstrasse 25, Zurich CH-8001, Switzerland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bangalore, India
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15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

pros: hotel is near to station and supermarkets (walkable) decent hotel good breakfast cons: heater is not upto mark. its cold during nights. hotel is on redlight street hence you will be stared by unwanted girls very small room. not suitable for family

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Michael W, Manager at Hotel Basilea, responded to this review

Dear princejeo Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review following your recent stay at Hotel Basilea. Hotel Basilea is located only five minutes walking distance from Zurich`s main station and amidst the bustling and picturesque old town in the city centre. The offices of international organisations are easily accessible. We don't want to ignore that... More 

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21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's just a short walk to all the sights. We enjoyed the walk along the waterways. The staff was very helpful. The night manager assisted us in making our stay very enjoyable. The downside is at night there are some seedy characters and prostitutes nearby. Very friendly but not a nice combination. Maybe this is rare but not a plus... More 

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Michael W, Manager at Hotel Basilea, responded to this review

Dear Argenamerican Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review following your recent stay at Hotel Basilea. I am pleased to hear that you had overall a good stay with us. Hotel Basilea is located only five minutes walking distance from Zurich`s main station and amidst the bustling and picturesque old town in the city centre.... More 

Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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38 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I've been there in May for business. The hotel is in a very good position, close to central station and with tram stop in 2 minutes walk. It is a very standard hotel, rooms are quite small but ok for sleeping for few days. Many restaurants near the hotel also is a plus.

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Michael W, Manager at Hotel Basilea, responded to this review

Dear Chiara C Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review following your recent stay at Hotel Basilea. I am pleased to hear that you had overall a good stay with us. Hotel Basilea is located only five minutes walking distance from Zurich`s main station and amidst the bustling and picturesque old town in the city... More 

Exeter, UK
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21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

This is a great hotel. It's just across a short walk from the train and bus stations and the other side of the river. The room was clean and decorated nicely. The beds were comfortable and the room was at a comfortable temperature. The flooring was a type of textured vinyl, this meant people moving around on the floor above... More 

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Michael W, Manager at Hotel Basilea, responded to this review

Dear GB_Dave Thank you very much for taking the time to post a great review following your recent stay at Hotel Basilea. I am happy to see your very good rating and that you had a pleasant stay with us. Hotel Basilea is located only five minutes walking distance from Zurich`s main station and amidst the bustling and picturesque old... More 

Istanbul, Turkey
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37 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

The price service rate is really poor, where the room for such high price is no way acceptable. In addition contineously there are women on the street corner the whole night, which may be disturbing for many, which was for me.

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Michael W, Manager at Hotel Basilea, responded to this review

Dear Berrin_2012 Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review following your recent stay at Hotel Basilea. I am sorry to hear that you felt quite expensive here. Hotel Basilea is located only five minutes walking distance from Zurich`s main station and amidst the bustling and picturesque old town in the city centre. We don't want... More 

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Gyorzamoly, Gyor-Moson-Sopron, Hungary
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9 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I stayed in this hotel for two nights on a business trip. There is free wifi, which was great, although it was not very fast. The room was clean but a bit warm as there was no AC. There weren`t any vegetables served for the breakfast (!),

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Michael W, Manager at Hotel Basilea, responded to this review

Dear Csaba G Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review following your recent stay at Hotel Basilea. I am pleased to hear that you had overall a good stay with us. Hotel Basilea is located only five minutes walking distance from Zurich`s main station and amidst the bustling and picturesque old town in the city... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Hotel Basilea was just right. It's super clean, with surprisingly comfortable beds, and perfectly convenient to everything! Simple in design but well worth the stay given the friendly staff, convenience, and bang for your buck. The highlight of the stay was the huge, wonderful breakfast in the morning! I expected a "continental breakfast" but this went way above that standard... More 

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Michael W, Manager at Hotel Basilea, responded to this review

Dear Val A Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review following your recent stay at Hotel Basilea. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us that much. Hotel Basilea is located only five minutes walking distance from Zurich`s main station and amidst the bustling and picturesque old town in the city... More 

New York, New York, United States
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43 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Clean, comfortable rooms. Nice sunlight on the higher floors. Walls a bit thin and floors in the hall squeak a lot. Breakfast is decent, Wifi was a little slow. At night across the street and 30m away on the corner seems to be where some "ladies of the night" hang out but didn't feel dodgy...still lots of restaurants and people... More 

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Michael W, Manager at Hotel Basilea, responded to this review

Dear Justin V Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review following your recent stay at Hotel Basilea. I am pleased to hear that you had overall a good stay with us. Hotel Basilea is located only five minutes walking distance from Zurich`s main station and amidst the bustling and picturesque old town in the city... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

A friend and I stayed here for 3 nights in February. The location is wonderful and you can easily walk to many places from here and the Old Town area is so close and fun. The river is also very close. Cons: very noisy (housekeeping starts SLAMMING doors very early), and the rooms have beds that are very uncomfortable and... More 

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Michael W, Manager at Hotel Basilea, responded to this review

Dear divadan Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review following your recent stay at Hotel Basilea. I am sorry to hear that we didnt meet all your expectations during your stay with us. The hotel is providing water bottles inside the room as a free courtesy on your arriving day. Hotel Basilea is located only... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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134 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

As we were travelling by train, this hotel is easily within walking distance of the railway station even whilst towing suitcases. It does help having a map before you go to prevent the rough cobblestones of the adjacent streets. All in all it was OK for the couple of nights, but we had someone doing exercises and/or moving all of... More 

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Michael W, Manager at Hotel Basilea, responded to this review

Dear BILMARAUS Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review following your recent stay at Hotel Basilea. I am sorry to hear that you heared noises from the room above. Hotel Basilea is located only five minutes walking distance from Zurich`s main station and amidst the bustling and picturesque old town in the city centre. The... More 

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