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GAIA Hotel

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As always very friendly staff, good beakfast, comfortable beds and good wifi at this very good hotel close the the Railway station. Rooms can be a bit noisy on the front side and presently there was construction going elsewhere in the block but it was not too disturbing

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Small, comfortable hotel in fantastic location - right opposite the central train station and tram stops. Very clean and very friendly, helpful staff. Did have some Wi-Fi connection issues when working from the room

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Only an overnight stay on our way to Lugano but we wished it was longer. We had a top floor room in the eaves but it was beautiful, so clean as was all of the hotel, stylish, quiet and with a lovely bathroom with shower. Breakfast was ample with a good choice of continental and cooked items. Reception staff were... More 

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for 3 weeks in the hotel. The hotel seems to be recently refurbished. The staff was very polite and helpful and always smiling. The hotel is located a few minutes outside the main railway station and bus/ tram terminal. So, very good connectivity with everything. There are many eating options around (including McD, BK and Subway, which remain open... More 

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Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is great - it is easy to get to the city center by tram and the central station is at a stone's throw. They give you tickets at the hotel free of charge. Rooms are comfortable. The mini-bar with beer and some soft drinks is also free (renewed 1 per 2 days). And what I liked most is... More 

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Columbia, Maryland
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel has a wonderful location, across the street from the train station and around the corner from many tram route locations. The breakfast room is beautiful and the breakfast is complete, including hot food. The staff at breakfast and at the reception desk are very warm and friendly and more than willing to help. The shower has a rain... More 

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Bruges, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took a river boat cruise from Amsterdam to Basil. Our next stage of this wonderful vacation is to drive through Switzerland and France. I seemed to have mixed up which day the river boat cruise ended and we were not booked into our hotel in Lucern until September 8th. Using trip advisor we booked into Gaia Hotel in Basil... More 

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Thank Rebeccalabe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been visiting Basel since the early 70s. My former go-to hotel, the Basel Hilton, is no longer in operation. After reading the glowing reviews on Hotel Gaia, I decided to bite the bullet. Glad I did. While it may not be the most luxurious of properties, the warm, welcoming staff and its proximity to the main railway station... More 

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Colmar, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

We were very surprised to find our hotel so welcoming. On arrival just metres from the station, we were greeted by a lovely young man. He issued us a complimentary travel card and showed us directions to the old city on the map. He informed us that our mini bar was also complimentary. A superb breakfast in the most stunning... More 

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

The hotel is very close to the railway station. It is very comfortable and the price was right..breakfast was included and was very good,The staff were very helpful and i would certainly stay there again.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The elegantly furnished 86 rooms not only provide for a restful and enjoyable stay to the guests of the GAIA Hotel. Especially businessmen, congressional and fair visitors can use their hotel room in order to work thanks to the comfortable furniture and the modern technological infrastructure. Delicately used art deco ornamental elements, warm colours and selected pictures of known artists contribute to the interior of the hotel in which one feels simply well at first sight. The in the Belle Epoque style developed banqueting room not only serves as a breakfast room, it reveals itself as a unique jewel for special receptions, company and family events or gatherings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about GAIA Hotel

Address: Centralbahnstrasse 13 - 15, Basel 4051, Switzerland (Formerly Hotel St. Gotthard Basel)
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Basel > Basel > Altstadt
Price Range: $171 - $344 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — GAIA Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 86
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Also Known As:
St Gotthard Hotel
St Gotthard Basel
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Basel
#3 Romantic Hotel in Basel
#4 Luxury Hotel in Basel
#4 Business Hotel in Basel
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