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Steinenschanze Stadthotel

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Ontario
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Hotel in Basel was excellent value for our money. Comes with Free bus/tram pass. For over 65 visitors there is an elevator and you can ask for room without stair access. The bigger rooms with king beds have lots of space with separate bathroom. Staff at front desk extremely helpful, with information how to get places. The breakfast selection is... More 

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2 Thank Chandosl
Michaela-Maria N, Manager at Steinenschanze Stadthotel, responded to this review

Dear guest " Chandosl " Many thanks that you have taken the time so nice rate us here like this. I am very pleased that you have felt so well and were so pleased with our Service. Since we do not have a restaurant , we are placing greater emphasis on the Quality of breakfast . Until 5 September we... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

We were thoroughly pleased with the hotel. Amazingly quiet rooms, a very comfortable bed, spaciious bathroom, and an extremely helpful and friendly staff. Also, the location is wonderful. It is very close to transit, all types of shops and restaurants, and a great neighborhood to walk around.

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Thank Mary S
Michaela-Maria N, Manager at Steinenschanze Stadthotel, responded to this review

Dear Mary S Many thanks that you have taken the time so nice rate us here like this. At present we have the hotel closed , as we renovate the small room to the garden . From the 5th of September we are back for you and then await new wood flooring and new box spring beds in each room... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
81 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

Nice hotel in a busy location but very near the centre of Basel. Staff very helpful and you get 1 free drink a day alcoholic or soft drink in the afternoon. Rooms small but very clean. Would definitely stay in this hotel again if returning to Basel.

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Thank Pollok1
Michaela-Maria N, Manager at Steinenschanze Stadthotel, responded to this review

Dear guest " pollok1 " Thank you for taking the time to rate us so well . I am very pleased that it has given you so well-liked with us . Right now we renovate our hotel and from 05.09.2016 back for you , in a completely new look. I look forward to welcoming you again at our welcome to... More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Stayed for one night in June 2016. Hotel is well located, on the edge of a 'rise' (not quite a hill) near the historic downtown area. Only 3-5 minute walk from downtown and 10 minute walk from main train station. (There are no 'views' though, as the hotel is only 5 storeys high and is surrounded by residential/office buildings.) While... More 

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Steinenschanze, Manager at Steinenschanze Stadthotel, responded to this review

Dear hellothere72 Thank you very much for taking your time to give the kind review on Stadthotel Steinenschanze. We always communicate the ratings in our team meetings, and our staff is happy to hear your comments. We do try whenever possible to assist guests with any kind of problems, recommendations or special wishes. One of the main reason, why guest... More 

Bonen, Germany
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

I stayed in this Hotel in Basel in April and really liked the proximity to the SBB train station (10 Minutes walk) as well as to the City Center (Barfüsserplatz). You just walk a few minutes and find yourself in the middle of Basel. Hotel staff is simply great! They were so helpful with everything and extremely nice. Breakfast was... More 

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Thank txde
Steinenschanze, Manager at Steinenschanze Stadthotel, responded to this review

Dear txde Thank you for taking your time for your kind feedback. Our hospitality with the good service and great breakfast buffet will remain and we are delighted, that we will have a spacious modern entrance after the renovation. Also the single room overlooking the garden will be chic with new bathrooms and showers and a completely new quality furnishings,... More 

Toronto, Ontario
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

The accommodation was nice, if quite simple, but very clean and the service was actually some of the best I have ever received. The location is convenient and just a very short walk into the centre of town.

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Thank Cheetara1983
Steinenschanze, Manager at Steinenschanze Stadthotel, responded to this review

Dear Cheetara1983 Thank you for taking your time for your kind feedback. Our hospitality with the good service will remain and we are delighted that we will have a spacious modern entrance after the renovation. Also the single room overlooking the garden will be chic with new bathrooms and showers and a completely new quality furnishings, charming and still functional.... More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

The room and service are excellent! The room is very clear and comfortable. I have the best experience ever in this hotel. The location of the hotel is very handy as it is very close to the city center and the university of Basel. It is not far from the train station either.

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Thank ThomasKuo
Steinenschanze, Manager at Steinenschanze Stadthotel, responded to this review

Dear Thomas Kuo Thank you for taking your time for your kind feedback. Our hospitality with the good service and great breakfast buffet will remain and we are delighted that we will have a spacious modern entrance after the renovation. Also the single room overlooking the garden will be chic with new bathrooms and rain-showers and a completely new quality... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here a few nights while visiting Basel for a wedding. The women who run the hotel couldn't have been more helpful and accommodating. I chose the "breakfast included" option and was very happy I did since the breakfast spread was quite impressive, fresh, and delicious. I was on the 4th floor with courtyard views. I had a small balcony... More 

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Thank ElsbethNolanH
Steinenschanze, Manager at Steinenschanze Stadthotel, responded to this review

Dear Elsbeth Nolan Firstly we would like to thank you for your kind review on Stadthotel Steinenschanze. As you have mentioned, our staff is always trying to give the best service at the reception as well as during the breakfast. We do try whenever possible to assist guests with any kind of problems, recommendations or special wishes. One of the... More 

Stuttgart, Germany
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39 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Well located on the bus route that plies between Basel´s two mainline stations and a hop, skip and a jump from the old town attractions, this hotel offers a bit more than the typical budget choice. There is a tranquil garden to enjoy as well as tea/coffee/soft drinks and pastries offered in the lounge area. The standard rooms are small... More 

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Thank RatleySpencecroft
Steinenschanze, Manager at Steinenschanze Stadthotel, responded to this review

Dear Ratley Spencecroft Thank you very much for taking your time to give us a feed back. We are glad that you enjoyed the comfort of this room and the service of our staff. May we just mention that we serve two different types of breakfast? The buffet for CHF 25.-, with a nice choice of fresh Swiss products like... More 

Mobberley, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

I really found the hotel excellent. All the staff were so kind and welcoming from the start. They could not have been more helpful. The hotel management is very generous offering free drinks and snacks from 3pm onwards. This saved a lot of money as drinks are very expensive in Switzerland. As a Swiss national it is always pleasant to... More 

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Thank Jane F
Steinenschanze, Manager at Steinenschanze Stadthotel, responded to this review

Dear Jane F We are glad that you enjoyed the comfort of the room and facilities and the service of our staff. As you have mentioned, we all give our best to offer an extraordinary service at the reception as well as during the breakfast. We do try whenever possible to assist guests with any kind of problems, recommendations or... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Steinenschanze Stadthotel has everything you want from a modern and comfortable hotel: Ideally located in the center of Basel, near the old town and near the University of Basel, the museums and the most important institutions. Very easy access to the convention center and the Messe Basel: 9 minutes by car or 14 minutes by tram. Very good access to Airport Basel: 12 minutes by car or 30 minutes by bus. Contemporary urban design, friendly and bright Gstfreundlicher, likeable service, rich breakfast buffet with lactose and gluten-free, vegan offer. Free Wi-Fi. Not much indicated from the outside out: in this haven of peace and relaxation in the middle of the city. Here in the garden you can have breakfast in warm weather and take your aperitif to be. Or simply cuddle up with a good book on one of the comfortable garden chairs and listen to the whispering leaves. Give yourself a break from everyday life. In Steinenschanze Stadthotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Steinenschanze Stadthotel

Address: Steinengraben 69, Basel 4051, Switzerland (Formerly Minotel Steinenschanze)
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Basel > Basel > Vorstädte
Price Range: $119 - $212 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Steinenschanze Stadthotel 3*
Number of rooms: 53
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Also Known As:
Minotel Hotel Basel
Minotel Basel
Basel Minotel
Hotel Style:
#3 Best Value Hotel in Basel
#7 Romantic Hotel in Basel
#9 Business Hotel in Basel
#16 Family Hotel in Basel
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