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Swissotel Le Plaza Basel

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Ogden, Utah
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent two nights here while visiting Basel. The hotel staff was excellent; friendly and helpful. The breakfast was very good and the staff in the restaurant are outstanding. The hotel's location is just across from a tram station so transportation is very convenient (and the hotel provided transportation passes for the tram); and, the hotel is a short 10...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Location was very central , tram access just across the street, few blocks walk to bridge across Rhine into old town, interior of hotel clean and modern, staff very professional and accommodating, room very clean, compact, efficient, dining very good with breakfast very good as well. Truly enjoyed my stay.

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Swissotel_Le_Plaza, Geschäftsführer at Swissotel Le Plaza Basel, responded to this review

Dear luigimontreal Thank you very much for taking your time to share your great feedback with us! We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay and we are glad that you enjoyed it overall. It is very nice to hear that you used our central location to explore the surroundings and that you had a good start into every...

Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was there after 25 years again. Not much changed since and the rooms look old and unstylish. Breakfast was nicely priced with 20 Swiss Francs and the service was good. Booked a meeting room as well and the facilities are ok. Overall solid stay and hotel in yhe middle of Basel.

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Swissotel_Le_Plaza, General Manager at Swissotel Le Plaza Basel, responded to this review

Dear bup69 Thank you very much for your honest feedback. It was a pleasure to welcome you back again at the Swissôtel Le Plaza Basel. We very much appreciate your comments regarding the breakfast. It is always a pleasure to receive such positive feedback and I will be delighted to share your kind comments and compliments with all our colleagues....

Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Affordable and very accessible, this hotel is located right near Basel World - the famous exhibition center in Switzerland. You can take the tram from the SBB main station or walk a few minutes and savor the beautiful sights upon crossing the famous Wettsteinbrücke - second oldest bridge in Basel. Serve breakfast until 12nn on weekends.

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Swissotel_Le_Plaza, General Manager at Swissotel Le Plaza Basel, responded to this review

Dear tourist_binich Thank you for taking the time and trouble to share your feedback following your recent stay with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you appreciate our central location to explore the famous surroundings. Hopefully you collected a lot of new impressions! On your next visit we are looking forward to welcome...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice hotel with good location and transport links. The Internet provided by the hotel is free however it is extremely slow with an option to upgrade for 15chf a day to get a faster speed. We are in 2017, this is not necessarily and just a way to try and make extra money out of us. It surely is...

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Swissotel_Le_Plaza, Geschäftsführer at Swissotel Le Plaza Basel, responded to this review

Dear Dan C Thank you very much for being our guest and for sharing your honest feedback with us. We regret that your WIFI experience did not meet your expectations, please allow us to express our sincerest apologies for the circumstances. Your feedback is very important to us, we strive to provide a superior service experience for every guest during...

Billericay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The location of the hotel is well placed, directly next to the Messe. It's only 10-15 minutes from Basel airport, expect to pay 45 chf for the journey. Also it's only 10 minutes walk from the Rhein. The hotel is very clean and has great facilities. For our conference they took care of us in a great manor. Very welcoming

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Swissotel_Le_Plaza, Geschäftsführer at Swissotel Le Plaza Basel, responded to this review

Dear iggyt_ricay Thank you very much for taking your time to share your great feedback with us! We greatly value your feedback and it will be my pleasure to share your kind compliments with our team. It is very nice to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you appreciate our facilities and our central location. Wonderful,...

gurgaon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

check in was ok, short of being great. experience could have been made better. the person checking in did it without any smile & with some attitude. not appreciable, specially experiencing after a long flight. location was great, no doubt., being in the heart of basel & just opposite the messe basil. commuting from here was fun with a great...

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Swissotel_Le_Plaza, Geschäftsführer at Swissotel Le Plaza Basel, responded to this review

Dear vipulagarwal Thank you very much for being our guest and for taking your time to share your good feedback with us! We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay, that you felt welcome and comfortable. It's very nice to hear that you praise our breakfast staff. Wonderful that they can grant you a good start into every new...

Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for a couple of nights last December. Its a good location as it is near public transport and has a lot of the best sites of Basel nearby. I enjoyed taking early morning and after-dinner walks around the area before and after my meetings. The rooms are of a comfortable size, clean and modern. Service is also good.

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Swissotel_Le_Plaza, Geschäftsführer at Swissotel Le Plaza Basel, responded to this review

Dear Jobetsfam Thank you very much for being our guest and for taking your time to tell us your positive feedback. It is very nice to hear that you enjoyed our central location, our rooms and the service. Wonderful that you explored the area by taking walks. Hopefully you collected a lot of new impressions! We are happy that you...

Reviewed March 13, 2017

We went to see the annual Fasnacht and the early morning Morgestraich at 4 a.m. on Monday morning. So we needed to overnight in Basel. And Le Plaza fit the bill. It is right on the parade route. A short walk to see the "Cliques" of the Morgestraich. The price on Expedia was very reasonable. It is a bright shiny...

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Swissotel_Le_Plaza, Geschäftsführer at Swissotel Le Plaza Basel, responded to this review

Dear Paul L Thank you very much for taking your time and sharing your experiences after your stay. Wounderful to hear that you felt comfortable and welcome with us. Hopefully you enjoyed the Fasnacht and you will return the next year. We are looking forward to welcome you back again, Have a good time and a successful week! Best regards...

Dallas, TX
Reviewed March 8, 2017

We spent several days in this hotel in March of 2017 and had a nice stay. The staff was always friendly and helpful at every encounter. Our room was a nice size and had two twin beds that could be pulled apart. The bathroom was beautiful, the rain shower was most excellent after a long day of walking. This hotel...

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Dear Pinker-Dallas Thank you very much for taking your time to rate your stay. We are very glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you felt comfortable. Nice to hear that the room met your expectations and that you used the public transportation to explore the great city of Basel. Thank you again for your lovely feedback...

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  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Minibar
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Basel is not only a Swiss City with a big heart, with a smile on their face people from Basel proudly declare it a major city in pocket size format and they are right. The city by the Rhine offers everything you could wish for in a city trip. Culture and Business go hand in hand and only the sky is the limit. The same holds true should you decide to stay at the Swissotel Basel. No matter if you are traveling to the border triangle, the old town, the Rhine, the musical theatre or to other numerous sightseeing spots in Basel, all of which are in walking distance. Centrally located you will not only enjoy our elegant guest rooms but also real Swiss hospitality. Swissotel Basel provides 238 spacious rooms and suites with satellite LCD TV. Start your day right with a sumptuous breakfast at our Grill 25 restaurant or room service, make use of the complimentary newspaper, free wifi, complimentary use of our Puerovel Sport with a sauna and a steam room. Our concierge team would be delighted to assist in planning a day trip or assist in getting tickets to numerous Events and shows. Additionally our gusts truly value our pillow menu in the guestrooms as well as the espresso machine. Should you feel the need to discover even more of Basel and its surroundings, you can make use of your complimentary mobility ticket, which is provided to you for the duration of your stay to use the public transportation system, even for the day of your arrival and departure. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Swissotel Le Plaza Basel

Address: Messeplatz 25 | 4058 CH-Basel, Basel 4058, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Basel > Basel
Price Range: $132 - $414 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Swissotel Le Plaza Basel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 238
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Also Known As:
Swissotel Le Plaza Basel Hotel Basel
Swissotel Le Plaza Hotel Basel
Basel Swissotel Le Plaza
Hotel Style:
#7 Business Hotel in Basel
#9 Luxury Hotel in Basel
#13 Family Hotel in Basel
#14 Romantic Hotel in Basel
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“On the tram side of the hotel you have some view but you will hear the trams early in the morning. Not a big deal, just something to know.”
DCII, 2 days ago | Read review
“Messe facing rooms are with a better view.”
vipulagarwal, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Ask for a mobility pass - good on all local trams”
ElmerSan, Feb 10, 2017 | Read review
“Presidents suite”
peteandangmcomish, Feb 1, 2017 | Read review
“I heard no complaints on any room except for the heat. Everyone seemed to love the baths and beds.m”
989juliad, Dec 22, 2016 | Read review
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