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Hotel Basilea

Zaehringerstrasse 25, Zurich CH-8001, Switzerland
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Hotel Basilea
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Ranked #97 of 126 Hotels in Zurich
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

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44 reviews 44 reviews
23 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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133 reviews 133 reviews
28 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 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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6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

The location is great very close to the train station and city center, booked two nights through agoda and extend extra for night but price was increased about 30%. The hotel in general is good and cleaned. complimentary water supplied during check in only for one time. Breakfast very basic

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

Dear Musallam A 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 

Tempe, Arizona
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49 reviews 49 reviews
26 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Zurich is expensive for everything, but especially lodging. This hotel has a central location, close to train station and downtown area. Room was small, but fine for a short stay, beds comfortable, and rooms were clean. Breakfast are are basic, but good. In another city it would be way too expensive. It also is in a neighborhood that might be... More 

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

Dear William S 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 

Sydney, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
30 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Not much positive about this hotel. Conveniently located in a street near the main train station which had plenty of bars and restaurants, but the room was basic and did not justify its price. The big negative was the wooden floors which meant that guests moving about, and talking loudly (after midnight) made sleep impossible. The staff were polite and... More 

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Dear travellers067 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 could not sleep well because of noises from other rooms. Hotel Basilea is located only five minutes walking distance from Zurich`s main station and amidst the bustling and picturesque old town in... More 

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Hotel Basilea was perfect for my business trip (6 nights)! I compared it to several local options and booked it based upon its proximity to the Old City/River, Central Station, Hauptbahnof (main train station), and free wifi and breakfast included in room rate. I stayed in a single room on the 3rd floor. Here's a quick rundown: a) friendly greeting... More 

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

Dear LindaBWright Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review following your recent stay at Hotel Basilea. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay that much with us and that you will come back again. Hotel Basilea is located only five minutes walking distance from Zurich`s main station and amidst the bustling and... More 

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101 reviews 101 reviews
65 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Based on the reviews, we didn't go with much expectations but was pleasantly surprised. Our request for early check in was granted and receptionist spoke English well. Check in was a breeze and room was wide enough for 2 people with large trolley bags. Breakfast was basic but sufficient and ample so no need to worry about losing out. Location... More 

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

Dear shedee 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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37 reviews 37 reviews
28 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Basilea is a rather tired hotel and in need of upgrading. Rooms clean, but not inviting. Breakfast unimpressive. Staff and service attitude generally not impressive. There are a number of better alternatives around within close proximity and comparable prices.

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

Dear George T Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review following your recent stay at Hotel Basilea. I am very sorry to hear that you were not satisfied with our services. 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 

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