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27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Rheingasse had changed a lot. In former times it was a very special place with strange people around. Nowadays it is getting a peaceful and nice street, -and there is Krafft. A hotel with literary charge: Hesse lived and wrote here the Steppenwolf. A bar, with fine small food and a large selection of good and very good wines, former... More 

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Thank Christoph S
Hotel_Krafft_Basel, Front Office Manager at Krafft Basel, responded to this review

Dear Christoph S, We are happy that you understand how the Rheingasse changed - in a good way - and more so that you enjoyed it that much! We are looking forward to have you back soon at the Krafft and consum! Best, Barbara More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here in July in a room on fourth floor - only a small single but very well equipped and with a little balcony overlooking the Rhine and Münster. An extremely well run hotel with excellent reception and restaurant/bar staff. I was most impressed by the facilities on each floor by the wonderful 19 th century staircase - one... More 

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Hotel_Krafft_Basel, Front Office Manager at Krafft Basel, responded to this review

Dear "tunetravels", Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts about your stay with us. Please do come back. :) Best regards from Basel Barbara More 

Bangkok, Thailand
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58 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Kraft Hotel is perfectly positioned by the side of the Rhein river in Basel and close to everywhere.The room are gorgeous and beds so comfy. Check in was polite but they did not give us any info about the hotel at all e.g. breakfast availability, that there was a restaurant down by the river etc the website mentions free... More 

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Thank tracey m
Hotel_Krafft_Basel, Front Office Manager at Krafft Basel, responded to this review

Dear "Tracey M", Thank you very much for your review. Feedbacks like yours, help us to learn and improve where it is needed. We are sorry to hear you weren`t informed about important information like e.g. breakfast, that certainly shouldn`t have happened. Also, we are sorry that you were bothered by noise. We are indeed in the lively heart of... More 

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62 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice little hotel right on the Rhine River and a short walk to Old Town Basel. Our only complaint is that because of the age and historic nature of the building, there is NO AIR CONDITIONING and we just happened to be there on the hottest day of the summer. They do have large fans that help with the air... More 

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Hotel_Krafft_Basel, Front Office Manager at Krafft Basel, responded to this review

Dear "Vinnie B" Thank you very much for your review. We have indeed no air conditioning, which may be difficult if one is used to it. It really is only an issue during really hot days though, we hope you could enjoy a nice swim in the river Rhine to cover up for that. We are looking forward to have... More 

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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel is nicely down keeping a lot of original charmed of the house. Rooms are rather small but well thought through. Breakfast is excellent with a smaller selection, but good product and you won't miss something. Location is in the city Center across from a nice wine bar for an apero.

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Hotel_Krafft_Basel, Front Office Manager at Krafft Basel, responded to this review

Dear "Aljoscha S" Thank you very much indeed! We would love to have you back soon. Have a great day. Best, your Krafft Basel Team More 

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158 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

Great location. Short walk to Market Platz. Easy to catch a tram to anywhere in the city. We had a junior suite which was very comfortable with a great balcony overlooking the Rhine. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Highly recommend the property.

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Hotel_Krafft_Basel, Front Office Manager at Krafft Basel, responded to this review

Dear "Marwalker2", Thank you for recommending us! We appreciate it very much! We are looking forward to hopefully have you back soon. Best regards from the Krafft-Team More 

London, United Kingdom
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224 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

Great old established but nicely refurbished hotel with a fabulous location. It has has a relaxed boutique feel we very much liked and is not that large. Our double-bed guestroom was a good size and the bed comfortable. Ask for a double not a twin when you book. It was a nice minimal contemporary design with some of the original... More 

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Hotel_Krafft_Basel, Front Office Manager at Krafft Basel, responded to this review

Dear "FoodieArch", Wow - thank you so much! We appreciate you took the time to post such a detailed review. Besides the fact that the overall experience was good, we kindly wish to get back to the following points: - we will check about the shower - thank you! - dispenser for shampoo/soap/bodylotion, no cost cutting at all, we are... More 

Javea, Spain
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Stayed only a couple of days, which haven been enjoyed to the fullest. What a beautiful, charismatic hotel! We arrived later in the evening and were welcomed with open fire, lovely atmosphere and many classic features (ceilings, stairs). Spacious practical room, well designed and large modern bathroom. Comfortable terrace with breath taking Rhein view (take note not all rooms are... More 

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Hotel_Krafft_Basel, Front Office Manager at Krafft Basel, responded to this review

Dear "Nicole220167", Thank you very much for taking your time and rating our hotel! We want to improve our services daily and feedbacks like yours are the key to our success. We nearly blushed as we read your wonderful words! Thank you so much for the appreciation of your hotel and services. We are really flattered by all your compliments... More 

Drymen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

This beautiful old hotel has good sized rooms that are tastefully furnished. It has character and is a nice change from some of the traditional chains in Basel. It doesn't have a desk, but good sofa and small table were fine for working on. L'Occitane toilietries in room and water available on tap in each landing area, along with a... More 

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Hotel_Krafft_Basel, Front Office Manager at Krafft Basel, responded to this review

Dear "Karen G." Thank you for your feedback, we appreciate it very much. Reviews like yours help us daily to improve our standards. It was wonderful reading your kind words and the appreciation of our hotel and its style. All our rooms are individual; some of them have sofas, other have big desks. If you need any specific amenities please... More 

Basel, Switzerland
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

We had a special celebration here with family and were very much looking forward to this special treat, having lunch at a recommended restaurant and in a beautiful dining room overlooking the rhine. But I have to say, the service was unfriendly and we didn't feel welcome. The 'pork steak' was quite dry, but the polenta was very fine. The... More 

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Hotel_Krafft_Basel, banqueting & seminar coordinator at Krafft Basel, responded to this review

Dear "jufo88" Thank you for your honest words regarding your visit at our restaurant which we really appreciate. We sincerely do apologise for not having you made feel welcome and treatened friendly. This is absolutely not the way we would like to make our guests feel. We interact in a friendly, warm and authentic manner with our guests. Kindly accept... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Restaurant Krafft
Restaurant Krafft
Cuisines: Diner, Central European
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Character, charm and quality: The Krafft Basel enjoys a long tradition as a city hotel with a restaurant situated in the heart of the old town “Kleinbasel”, symbolizing the life of the Rheingasse. The renovated building from 1873 combines classic with contemporary design: Individually designed hotel rooms and junior suites with a variety of extras in comfortable units across the street in the annex.The restaurant convinces with its variety of fresh products and with its authenticity and invites to experience the pleasure of dining in a new way. A smoking lounge and the wine bar consum complete the Krafft offer.Beautiful moments on the Rhine. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Krafft Basel

Address: Rheingasse 12, Basel 4058, Switzerland (Formerly Hotel Krafft)
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Basel > Basel
Price Range: $166 - $372 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Krafft Basel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 60
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Also Known As:
Krafft Am Rhein Basel
Hotel Style:
#15 Family Hotel in Basel
#17 Romantic Hotel in Basel
#19 Business Hotel in Basel
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