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GAIA Hotel

#8 of 50 Hotels in Basel
Certificate of Excellence
Centralbahnstrasse 13 - 15, Basel 4051, Switzerland (Formerly Hotel St. Gotthard Basel)
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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 

Thank Peter C
Medellin, Colombia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW 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 

1 Thank learning2lead
Sagamore Hills, Ohio
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35 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

1 Thank Shannon N
Asheville NC
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54 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Istanbul, Turkey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We used Basel airport for our Europa Park vacation between July 2 and 8 with my eight years old daughter. and spent two nights at Gaia Hotel and very much enjoyed it. Very nice people, receptionist lady on our arrival was very helpful. Perfect location, very nice restaurant and clean room.

1 Thank EvrenSalman
Burlingame, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just returned from 7 nights at the Gaia and will definitely stay there again next time I visit Basel. The staff was warm and friendly. The breakfast buffet delicious. They refill your mini bar every two days! The room was very comfortable and everything in good working order. The location can't be beat. The art work and decor lovely.... More 

Thank MsKalendra
Peachtree City, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In reviewing hotel options - saw the reviews on GAIA Hotel by other travelers. We booked our stay there and from the moment of check in to check out - we were impressed. While European hotels traditionally have smaller rooms then American, the room did not feel such. Very clean, comfortable, climate system worked, good WIFI and the breakfast -... More 

Thank jradest
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35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel has a perfect location, in front of the railway station, 100 mts from the tram, 10 mts from a supermarket, and 15 mins from the clown selling burger joint with the big yellow M. Lovely staff which in CH is a rarity, nice rooms and a fantastic breakfast. Its just awfully expensive, but then what is not in... More 

Thank DSG01
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35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

The service was pleasant, the rooms very decent (expected smaller!). Right across the street from the main train station and a block away from a central tram stop covering the whole city. Also an easy walk to the center of town. All in all very good.

Thank DASBarcelona
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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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  • 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
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  • 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: $153 - $270 (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 Business Hotel in Basel
#6 Luxury Hotel in Basel
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