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ibis Basel Bahnhof
Ranked #18 of 51 Hotels in Basel
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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127 reviews
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Reviewed December 31, 2013

Ibis hotels are well known by providing a " simi- luxury " hotel rooms with a very reasonable prices in everywhere, but in the terms of Switzerland heavy or busy business days the prices gets high a lil so you can put that in concerns!! Still the hotel staff were so helpful & friendly and the location is like almost at the city center! You will definitely enjoy your stay at ibis hotels!!

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled on business
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Hereford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed December 29, 2013

I have stayed here twice. Both excellent in terms of value for money and service standard.
Friendly and helpful service at the front desk. Rooms are attractive and comfortable. Great location just steps away from the SBB station and airport bus. Price cannot be beaten - since you also receive a two day public transport ticket which is also valid for the airport bus. I find this an incredible bonus point. In this day of overpricing it is refreshing to get such good value for money.

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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled solo
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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Reviewed December 27, 2013

This is a budget hotel but staff are extremely friendly and helpful and the breakfasts are excellent. The hotel is five minutes from the centre of town and provides free transport tickets for all trams and buses so you return to the airport is also free. The room had a good, hot shower and a large flat screen T.V. It was comfortable, although basic. We would happily stay here again.

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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
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Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed December 26, 2013

Hotel is in a excellent location on two tram lines -- and during your stay in the hotel you can ride the public transit system for free. Rooms are compact but adequate. Very good size bathroom - shower only, but large. Only one towel per person though. Price is high but reflects Switzerland's high cost of living; hence is good value. Staff was very helpful and efficient. Note that night lock takes two complete turns to lock.
There is a large supermarket (COOP) a three minute walk from hotel

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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
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Warrington
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Reviewed December 20, 2013

Stayed at this hotel for four nights with 3 other couples as part of a Christmas market trip. We arrived by plane at Basel Mulhouse airport and transferred to the front of Basel SBB station by the airport bus no. 50 which is complimentary with a pre booked hotel reservation in Basel. The hotel is less than 5 mins walk from the back entrance to the station and about 10mins from the front. There are a number of shops on the station overbridge.
The room we had on the 1st floor was on the corner with the tram stops no. 16 right outside. Trams run from 5am till late so there is some tram noise.
Staff at reception / at the bar and breakfast were very pleasant and helpful.
The room was typically IBIS small but with large comfortable bed. and a very good shower. Wall mounted hairdryer was provided as well as an LCD TV.
The window was able to be opened.
We used Basel as a base visiting the Mulhouse, Freiburg and Bern Markets as well as the two in Basel. Had a very nice walk along the Rhine on the Sunday in glorious winter sunshine. Definitely recommend the hotel.

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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with friends
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Cumming, Georgia
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Reviewed December 9, 2013 via mobile

Hotel was a great find. Very clean and central located. A short walk from the main train station and the tram stopped right outside the hotel. Breakfast was included and was very nice. Rooms were average size and very clean. This hotel met all expectations for our stay in Basel. Nice staff that recommended restaurants and was helpful with getting around the city.

Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
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Property: ibis Basel Bahnhof
Address: Margarethenstrasse 33 - 35, Basel 4053, Switzerland
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Location: Switzerland > Canton of Basel > Basel
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Best Value Hotel in Basel
#12 Family Hotel in Basel
#13 Romantic Hotel in Basel
#14 Business Hotel in Basel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — ibis Basel Bahnhof 2*
Number of rooms: 112
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Hotel ibis Basel Bahnhof is located right next to the main train station in Basel and is 15 minutes from Basel's EuroAirport. The city center and the zoo are just a few minutes' walk or a short tram ride away. Our hotel with 112 rooms is fully non smoking. Enjoy our friendly 24/7 reception, our generous buffet breakfast, 24/7 bar service, free wifi and webcorner, luggage room and an indoor car park (12 spaces for an extra charge)are also available. ... more   less 
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