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Hotel Balegra

Reiterstrasse 1, Basel 4054, Switzerland
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Newbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

For the price we paid, this is a good deal. Unfortunately, there is a set of traffic lights outside the hotel, so the traffic noise can be quite bad as trucks start and stop. If you can keep the windows closed, it is fine, but with no A/C , I really need an open window!

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Lieber Gast! Besten Dank für Ihre gute Bewertung! Leider können wir die Strassenampel nicht entfernen... In der Nacht lässt der... More 

Kusnacht, Switzerland
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

A small hotel with brand new rooms and bath. Clean and pleasant with a n excelent breakfast and friendly service. close to public transportation. A free transportation pass on the public trams is included with the room.

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Trondheim, Norway
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9 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The hotel is about ten minutes by tram away from the Basel SSB station, which I feared would be a bit problematic. However, this is Switzerland, where the public transport system is so good that the location of the hotel was more an advantage than a disadvantage (not to forget, you get free public transport included in your stay)! It... More 

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Amsterdam
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We stayed at Hotel Balegra for two nights before a river cruise. Great local atmosphere, very personable staff. The small lift saved lugging heavy luggage up the stairs. A two-block walk from the tram, it's easy to get to everywhere you want to go in Basel. The room was quiet with modern appointments. No clock but we had our smart... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

I spent here 5 nights during a business trip as usual in Basel all in the city center were full. General impression is like a small pension as the reception will not be available during the night. I asked for the superior room which was good in size. It´s not news that the rooms are small in Europe. I read... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Having stayed here on numerous occasions over the past three years I have always found this hotel to be a great base to work from. You get a complimentary travel voucher and the tram and bus service are frequent so you are only 10 minutes from the centre. The hotel is always clean, the staff are always really pleasant and... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

This hotel is complete rip off - the room was very small, very basic and I even found a beer can lurking underneath my bed. The breakfast is pitiful, again very basic and plastic. But what was most shocking was the way that the hotel owner was happy to charge us nearly 100 CHF more for our stay than what... More 

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NickBasel, Inhaber at Hotel Balegra, responded to this review

Dear guest Your review for the hotel Balegra must be a misunderstanding. We have never used plastic utensils and your comments do not match the standardization of our house .. Also your photo, I can not remember ever having seen us. I wish you good time and maybe look again after what hotel you really were. Thank you. More 

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Brooklyn, NY
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

Visited Basel for work during mid June. What can I say? Staff is nice, friendly, nice complimentary breakfast. Rooms, small. Shower, really small, and some rooms don't even have shower. If you go Basel for the art fair, do not stay here, it is rather far from center. Good thing is tram will take you anywhere in little to no... More 

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Wickenburg, Arizona
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77 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 600 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2012

This review is about the public RESTAURANT at this place, not the hotel rooms, as we went there to eat, not to spend the night. The food at the restaurant was good, absolutely no complaints, with decent portions. I had a pizza, which had a very thin, very crusty bottom and ample toppings, and my husband enjoyed his veal steak... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Kyoto Japanese Restaurant
Kyoto Japanese Restaurant
Cuisines: Japanese, Sushi, Asian
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcom in Basel! We are pleased that you will be our guest and will do everything that you feel comfortable during your stay with us. Are you looking for a cosy hotel far from the city bustle and yet centrally located? We have just the place for you! The Balegra hotel lies in a quiet suburb. The city center is just a few minutes away. The city can best be explored by public transport. You can reach open space in just a few minutes. When you arrive, you will receive a public transport ticket, which you can use on the entire city network at no cost to you. If we have piqued your curiosity, or if you would like more information, we are happy to assist you and will be glad to make a reservation. "Your well-being is our passion" Daniel Spicher - your Basler host with a heart! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Balegra

Address: Reiterstrasse 1, Basel 4054, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Basel > Basel
Price Range: $117 - $202 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Balegra 3*
Number of rooms: 23
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