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Hotel Basilea

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Zaehringerstrasse 25, Zurich CH-8001, Switzerland (Old Town)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Calgary
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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is only 5 minutes walk from Zurich HB rail station. Located near main river limmat, about a kilometre from Zurich lake. Room is neat and clean. Breakfast is included with stay. Breakfast is good. Complementary mineral water provided on the day of arrival.Internet is complementary. Location is good for lunch and dinner as many restaurants are nearby. Good... More

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

Dear Debasis B 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

Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel offers good value for money in a very expensive city. The staff are friendly and the rooms clean although a touch on the small side. The hotel offers a good breakfast and is located 5 minutes from the train station and minutes from downtown attractions in Zurich

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

Dear MichaelR3162 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

Melbourne, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for 3 nights prior to a tour and thoroughly enjoyed it. Loved the room style, and though on the small side, was thoughtfully laid out and I wasn't bumping into things. Very clean and tidy, plenty of coat hangers (not like some hotels), and attended by cheerful housekeeping staff promptly each morning. Had room 401 which backed onto... More

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

Dear sjd254 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 and that you were happy with your staff and our service. Hotel Basilea is located only five minutes walking distance from Zurich`s main station and... More

Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

This is small hotel located in the heart of old town, just 5 minutes walk from the Main Station. Perfect for exploring Zurich on foot. Please be aware, there was no fridge in the room. The first hotel we visited without the fridge...strange. However, the supermarket Coop is just stroll away, opposite Station, should you need some groceries or drinks.... More

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

Dear Sydney2019 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

New Delhi, India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

Location was good close to bahnoffstrasse but extremely small sized rooms.no porter service.small beds.wont go back.but good for a single person for overnight stay.breakfast was decent in a very small room.housekeeping was decent and it was a clean tidy hotel.

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

Dear Shwetagoel 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

Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

This hotel is based in the old town. Good location. Prices are okay, beds could be a little more comfortable, but it is not too bad. rooms are okay and clean. But nothing too fancy. Maybe the hotel can be renovated in the future? price - value - quality overall okay if you do not fancy a luxury stay.

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

Dear Patrick_v_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 centre.... More

Thunder Bay, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This was our final hotel after a three week vacation. We arrived at 7 am and they had no problem storing our luggage while we went on a morning tour. It was close to the train station and we were able to walk there. Our tour was finished at 12:30 and check in was not until 2 but they promised... More

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

Dear VampCBS 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

Imerovíglion, Kikladhes, Greece
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

This hotel is one of the worst three hotels I have ever stayed and I have been to a lot... It is, by far, the most noisy one. Soundproof=zero! The floors, the ceilings, the corridors, the walls make awful squeaking sounds. It was immposible for me and my family to sleep, the squeaking sounds from the upper floor were so... More

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

Dear Fitros M 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. I am very sorry to hear, that you were not able to catch... More

Singapore, Singapore
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Good location.A short walk to railway station and near to tram which took us directly to airport. Also near to old town, which was great as we manage to visit places within a day before flying home. Would recommend this hotel to those visiting Switzerland ,using Zurich as lap before flight home.

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Dear StevenFoo 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

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

it is ideally located. staff is extremely courteous and helpful. We reached the hotel at 7 am and were given an early check in.It is close to the main train station, and the Lake.... Breakfast is good and above all the staff is all smiling and helpful Our room was small and the only thing lacking was a kettle.

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Dear superduper27 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

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Address: Zaehringerstrasse 25, Zurich CH-8001, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Zurich > Zurich > Old Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Basilea 3*
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