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Hotel Schweizerhof Basel

#10 of 50 Hotels in Basel
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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel location is really nice - at the Central station. We were pleasantly surprised. The rooms are really nice and clean. The hotel staff is also very nice. Parking is also convenient - just a couple of minutes walk.

Thank Joseph N
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed 3 nights in a nice clean room , with a good bed and a powerfull shower. The location next to the station makes it a good starting point for exploring the city. Most of the locations to visit are on walking distance. The free of charge public transport card ( included in hotel fee) gives the freedom to... More 

Thank Jlm V
Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is close to the railway and offers a luxurious break from travelling. Rooms are spacious, staff helpful. The décor is an interesting combination of modern & classic. Breakfast is extensive with so much choice that I wished that I could stay longer. The beds were comfortable & at 2 m. in length coped for tall people. I would... More 

Thank JMSC2014
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82 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very close to central station and tram hub, yet our room was very quiet. Harder to locate by car, due to one way system but again convenient to road system. Limited free parking. Free transport voucher for trams etc for duration of visit (think this may be standard across Basel) but also walkable to historic centre. Very pleasant helpful staff.... More 

Thank LondonKaytee
Southampton, England, United Kingdom
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night on our way back to the UK by train from Italy. Definitely one of the best city-centre hotels we've stayed in, would have happily stayed there longer. Immaculate, stylish room and facilities, helpful and courteous staff and a great location opposite the main SBB railway station and a main stop on the brilliant, efficient,... More 

Thank PVilly
Lymington, United Kingdom
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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night on the way to Italy. The hotel is right opposite the station and the tram stops but is relatively quiet. The rooms are very comfortable and up to date and the breakfast was very good. The beds were very comfortable. A good overnight stop

Thank JandJ19
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Great hotel, near by the central station, collaborate classic and modern design. The breakfast is wonderful. I have Stayed there during Fusnacht festival, which was amazing. The hitel was close enough to get there quickly but far enough from the noise.

Thank roij774
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Directly opposite the railway station but far enough away you can't hear trains. Located at the hub of Basel's transport system. Easy walk to "downtown" Basel. Good food within reach. Comfortable rooms great staff, excellent breakfast. What's not to like?

Thank PeterJoyner
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

So far one of the best hotels I've stayed in Basel. Right across the Basel main train station, it is one of the best locations you can have. I had a very smooth check-in, highly organized and friendly staff. Rooms were very good and clean. Breakfast buffet was nice even though limited when you compare it to Asian hotels. They... More 

Thank FoodiePhili
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37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

This hotel is located across from the train station and in front of the trams that go through Basel. It is extremely central and good for the business traveler. I was upset when I arrived because the original room that I was shone was small and facing a wall. I complained and was ready to leave but the manager would... More 

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Pascale T, Gästekommunikation at Hotel Schweizerhof Basel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback! We are glad you had a good stay with us although the start was not as pleasant as it should have been. We look forward to welcome you another time :) More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience up-to-the-minute hotel facilities in a historic atmosphere In 1864, the Hotel Schweizerhof Basel was the first hotel to open at the Basel SBB railway station. In 1896, the hotel was sold and has remained in the ownership of the same family for four generations. It underwent a total renovation in 2006 and 2009. The result is a unique, harmonious symbiosis of the historic and modern in a perfect location. Enjoy spacious, bright and tall rooms, wide staircases and artistically forged banisters, surrounded by pleasantly warm colours. Guests who value a cordial, dedicated and individual service in a modern setting with traditional roots will find the Hotel Schweizerhof Basel the perfect choice. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Schweizerhof Basel

Address: Centralbahnplatz 1 | CH-4002 Basel, Basel 4051, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Basel > Basel > St. Alban
Price Range: $102 - $361 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Schweizerhof Basel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 82
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Schweizerhof Hotel Basel
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#8 Family Hotel in Basel
#9 Romantic Hotel in Basel
#11 Business Hotel in Basel
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