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Warwick, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Ok, it's good value for money I'll give you that but otherwise unless the entire city is booked out this is probably not the best place for you. Clearly passed it's prime, both common areas and rooms, and in heavy need of some TLC. Breakfast didn't look great so I passed. One mitigating factor is the location which is pretty... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

Located very close to the tram and local shops. The main shopping street and Münsterplatz are a 10 minute walk away, I travelled in December so was lucky enough to see a very good Christmas market here. My room was clean and bed comfy. I also ate in the hotel restaurant, good service and reasonable prices for Basel.

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Zagreb, Croatia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

This place is decent. It is located near the city centre (some 20 min walk) and near public transportation. Rooms are refurbished but it seems it was done just half way through. For example, furniture is new but floor and doors are old and squeaky. They offer free WI-FI. Staff were ok, but late in the evening they had an... More 

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Canton of Basel, Switzerland
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I stayed in the Hotel for a week in the month of June. Best thing about the Hotel is the location. It is located right at the heart of the city. The Hotel is right at the start of the market area, 5 minutes from the river Rhine. It has lot of good restaurants in the walking proximity. One of... More 

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Strathpeffer, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

The staff in this hotel were incredibly helpful and friendly. The hotel's décor is nothing to write home about, but it is very clean and well situated within Basel. I am sure that this is an excellent hotel to stay in if travelling on a budget. We liked the fact that breakfast started at 06:30am as we had our longest... More 

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Theni, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

This hotel looks very old from the outside but inside they are trying hard to maintain this place. The rooms were quite small & the bathrooms were adequate. Two bottles of water & Complimentary Wifi were good. The tram stops just outside the hotel so this helped us to reach from the train station. The Breakfast was disappointing & was... More 

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Paris, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

I've stayed here for 2 nights on a business trip. Had a double room which was quite spacious, comfy bed and a bathroom rather on the small side (I couldn't find the light switch to the bathroom until I realised it was hiding behind the sliding door - means to turn on and off the bathroom lights, the door needs... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

First of all, may I say the staff were absolutely exceptional from start to finish. Nothing was too much trouble every need catered for 5*****. Room clean and tidy and quiet. 5 mins walk to Claraplatz with a great choice of trams to all parts of town. Only 10 mins walk to the Messe, so ideal for exhibitions. Totally enjoyed... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

The hotel is near the Clara platz and the Basel Exhibition Centre which was the main reason for us to choose it. Hotel Basilisk offers a really budget stay in Basel, small rooms, very modest decoration of rooms, old renovation. The main shortcoming of the hotel is that there is no ventilation in the bathroom (room # 112). Wifi was... More 

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  • Room Service
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Basilisk Hotel

Address: Klingentalstrasse 1, Basel 4057, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Basel > Basel
Price Range: $130 - $222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Basilisk Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 56
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