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GAIA Hotel

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Colmar, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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.

Thank Alex A
Antwerp, Belgium
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice hotel right next to the main train station in Basel. We had a lovely spacious and quiet room with great beds, a great rain shower and a mini bar incl. free organic refreshments. We also received a map and tickets for the outstanding public tram system. The breakfast buffet was delicious and varied (organic) and served in a... More 

Thank Mark R
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for 1 night in the hotel. Great service. Free wifi and, unexpected for us, also free minibar with bio/organic drinks. Breakfast is also served with organic products. Quite big choice of meals and absolutely excellent service. It's not cheap: don't forget you are in Switzerland. But price/quality is impressive! Enjoyed my stay there.

Thank Boris T
Melbourne, Australia
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49 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very good boutique hotel right across the road from the SBB / SCNF railway station. It is also close to the main tram intersection, so getting around town is very easy. The hotel gives you each a free tram ticket for the length of your stay!!! The reception staff are very helpful, the rooms well appointed with... More 

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Salt Lake City
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I traveled with others in my work group for the European CF Society Meetings. We arrived over three days and left over three days. The hotel service started a couple of months before we got there. My regret working with the booking was that we originally booked through booking.com and not with the hotel. We really should have booked directly... More 

Thank tgl
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed one night en route to Italy. We were made very welcome by the lady behind the desk who told us where all the restaurants were and the centre of Basel. We were given free train and tram passes and enough maps to conquer the world! Nothing was too much trouble. They booked a restaurant for us and were... More 

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Medellin, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I have had monthly business trips in Basel for the last six months. A colleague suggested I try Gaia instead of the hotel conveniently located across the street from our company Headquarters. It's fabulous - and this is my very first time writing a review so I know I wouldn't do so if I didn't love the: 1) location, across... More 

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Sagamore Hills, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Thank you so very much for the amazing stay at Gaia! The locations is perfect right by the banhoff and a small grocery store nearby. The staff goes out of their way to help you with over and beyond service at the FREE breakfast every morning to the front desk smiles with chocolate! The room has great amenities and is... More 

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Asheville NC
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Great location convenient to anywhere, wonderfully helpful staff, nice rooms (a bit on the small side, but very adequate), comfortable bed, nice bathrooms, good breakfast...and given the location, quiet...and reasonably priced...Would definitely stay here again.

1 Thank fredfrogAshevilleNC
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
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: $158 - $310 (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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