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Hotel Bildungszentrum 21

#27 of 50 Hotels in Basel
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Uppsala, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bildungszentrum 21 is centrally located, with a few minutes walk from the old town, but in a lovely park which has its own ambience. Breakfast during good weather provides an even more special beginning of a day when sitting outdoor and enjoying the tranquility. - Swiss hospitality at its best!

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Thank henning_melber
Nadja P, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Hotel Bildungszentrum 21, responded to this review

Dear Mr Melber Thank you very much for your great rating. We are very excited about it. We are happy you took a shine to our beautiful park and that you could enjoy the calmness which it radiates. We hope we can accommodate you again during your next visit to Basel. Best wishes from the hotel bildungszentrum 21 More 

Corby, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Stayed here for one night in order to attend a football match. Situated just five minutes from the main railway station via the no. 30 bus, the hotel provided a tranquil retreat ahead of the noise and excitement of the football. The hotel's grounds are lovely - wildlife gardens, bee hives, and plenty of places to just sit and relax.... More 

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Nadja P, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Hotel Bildungszentrum 21, responded to this review

Dear Simon C Thank you very much for your rating and the time you have spend on it. We rejoice that you could enjoy the calmness which our big park radiates. The feedback that our staff has attended you friendly is very important for us. Thank you for that. We wish you a good time and we hope to see... More 

Stony Brook, New York
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Historical building with interesting architecture, very convenient for the university and for public transport. We had a top floor room with a mountain view, spacious room with good amenities. Staff friendly and helpful. More than adequate breakfast. No bar but beer, wine and snacks can be bought at the desk. We liked the guest lounge where hot drinks are always... More 

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Nadja P, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Hotel Bildungszentrum 21, responded to this review

Dear BEN21472 Thank you very much for your review and the time you spent on it. Nice to hear that you liked our rooms and our you felt comfortable during your stay in our house. We hope to welcome you soon again. Best regards your staff from the hotel bildungszentrum 21 More 

London
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156 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

This a truly splendid old building situated in peaceful grounds with large trees. The rooms are what counts in a hotel and these are distinctly basic with no coffee making facilities, minibar or air conditioning. Fine in the cooler months but the presence of a fan in the cupboard does not bode well for the summer! The pillow was tiny... More 

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Nadja P, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Hotel Bildungszentrum 21, responded to this review

Dear Jonoln Thank you very much for your review and the time you spent on it. We are glad you noticed our tidiness, on which we place great value. We are already looking forward to accommodating you again during your next visit to Basel. Best wishes from the hotel bildungszentrum 21 More 

Cairo
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75 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016

This was a business stay and the hotel was really excellent in terms of restaurant, seminar facilities, and location. The rooms are very basic but I am sure requests for extra bedding and pillows could have been entertained. There is a common lounge on the third floor that is perfect for getting a hot drink before bedtime. The wifi is... More 

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Nadja P, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Hotel Bildungszentrum 21, responded to this review

Dear Yasmine_Motawy We are sincerely grateful for such a great rating and are happy you had a pleasant stay with us. We wish you a good time and see you soon at the hotel bildungszentrum 21. More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

The hotel is reasonably priced, comfortable, 2 blocks from the city center, and part of an historic building (Herman Hesse lived here for 6 years as a child). The permaculture garden is wonderful, with 2 meadows; vegetable, flower, and herb plots; rows of berry bushes; and an orchard.

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Thank CLG51
Nadja P, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Hotel Bildungszentrum 21, responded to this review

Dear CLG51 We are sincerely grateful for such a great rating and are happy you had a pleasant stay with us. We are looking forward to having you back soon. Kind regards from Hotel Bildungszentrum 21 More 

London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015 via mobile

Good hotel accommodation in Basel's university quarter. The building is partly office space and partly hotel. Good clean rooms, well furnished. Close to city transport links (with a free city transport card for guests). Staff friendly and helpful. Would certainly use again.

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Thank Peter_guest
Nadja P, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Hotel Bildungszentrum 21, responded to this review
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Grüetzi Super, dass Sie sich so viel Zeit genommen haben, um uns so ausführlich zu bewerten. Es freut uns sehr,... More 

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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107 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

the hotel has an excellent location to visit the city centre. an old building, quite well preserved. The rooms have nice wooden details. staff was very friendly... and they even give you free tickets to the public transports - but it's so close to the centre, we didn't really get a chance to use them! would stay again!

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Thank LuisaLourenco
Nadja P, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Hotel Bildungszentrum 21, responded to this review

Dear Guest We are sincerely grateful for such a great rating and are happy you had a pleasant stay with us. Great you spent so much time to rate us so detailed. We are glad you felt comfortable during your stay in our house. We are looking forward to having you back soon. Best regards your staff from the hotel... More 

Bucharest, Romania
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17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

I booked this hotel mainly because of its location, very convenient for me at that moment. The only negative that i can say about it (although very remotely important for me) is the lack of a refrigerator in the room. Nevertheless, the reception can help you to store something in their fridge if you need. Now the positives: great location,... More 

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Nadja P, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Hotel Bildungszentrum 21, responded to this review

Dear Marlboro We are sincerely grateful for such a great rating and are happy you had a pleasant stay with us. We are happy you took a shine to our beautiful park. Nice to hear that you liked our rooms and that you had a relaxing time with us. We are looking forward to having you back soon. Sunny greetings... More 

perth
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32 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Very peaceful hotel, set in a pleasant garden off the main road. breakfast was excellent and service friendly. our room, up in the attic was lovely with exposed beams. located short walk to old city and university so perfect location.

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Nadja P, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Hotel Bildungszentrum 21, responded to this review

Dear jub07 Thank you for your nice feedback. We are happy to hear that the room was to your taste and that you have had a great strart into the new day with our breakfast buffet and our service. We are very lucky with our location, as everything is in walking distance away, and the access with the public Transport... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The 1890s could be a strict era for children, and this is when a certain missionary family child, the future writer and Nobel laureate, Hermann Hesse, roamed our park. We imagine it was prohibited for young children to snack on the grapes and berries in the park at the time. But it seems equally likely that young Hermann ignored the restrictions. He already had a well-earned reputation as a rebel. So, if during autumn in our park a red-cheeked apple smiles at you, give in to its innocent seduction, just as Hermann would! And during the rest of the year we will lead you into further modest temptations because we are enthusiastic about our park and want to share this with all our guests. During the warm seasons we invite the ice cream man into our park, and when it is cold the roast chestnut vendor, so you can indulge in these little treats too. And if, as has happened with many other guests, attending one of our events gives you food or refreshment ideas for your next reception or barbecue, please come see us. In our park, a thousand and one such dreams can come true. PS: Throughout our park, no chemical insecticides or herbicides are used. Instead, all the fruit is grown using only certified organic cultivation methods and substances. And if you rest for a while on one of our cosy park benches, you will share your time with many birds and butterflies. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Bildungszentrum 21

Address: Missionsstrasse 21, Basel 4055, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Basel > Basel
Price Range: $100 - $212 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Bildungszentrum 21 3*
Number of rooms: 73
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