No reason at all to give this hotel less than 5-stars. Excellent location, about five-to-ten minutes' walk from the station, and on several important tram routes (beware some tram and train noise in some rooms). Hotel is welcoming, with excellent knowledgeable staff, and scrupulously clean. Rooms are quite small but adequately equipped. Bar is available 24 hours, and breakfast is an impressive 'all you can eat' buffet from 6am. Price of this hotel is significantly below that of some of the big hotels (e.g. Hilton), but I can't quite work out why I would spend more money on a hotel in Basel. The neighbouring restaurant recommended by the hotel, 20 metres away was honest and convenient; just across the bridge, the Brasserie at the station is a very nice bar to have a drink or to eat.
- 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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- Also Known As:
- Ibis Basel Bahnhof Hotel Basel