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“Fantastic Base - No way 2*”
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ibis Basel Bahnhof
Ranked #16 of 51 Hotels in Basel
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 29 March 2014

Stayed at this hotel at the beginning of March. Absolutely brilliant! Just what we needed, the hotel website that I booked this through stated that it was 2 star but this is definitely not the case. Great location walking distance to the train station and a 15-20 minute walk to the market square. There is a tram stop right outside the hotel which will take you to the centre of Basel within 5 minutes, we heard no noise at all. Upon check-in a friendly man on reception advised us on where to travel to the following day as we had hired a car, he helped us with maps and directions which was very much appreciated. I would highly recommend this hotel as it was perfect for what we needed at a great price.

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 26 March 2014

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled on business
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Reviewed 18 March 2014

Excellent experience and friendly service. Booked already for my return trip to Basel for the same Hotel (Ibis) for the end of August begin of September.
Looking forward to the same quality of food and service.

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 10 February 2014

I generally like Ibis and this is no exception. Easy walk from train station. Very friendly staff. Room small but efficient. Shower does not include shampoo/conditioner, just generic liquid soap. Free and good WiFi. Basel metro pass free of charge. Not really walking distance to sites, but very easy tram ride. You can hear muffled noise from train station a little, would recommend room facing street. No mini bar or hotel shop, and nearest mini grocery is at train station. Small hotel bar. Breakfast is a bit lean for 15 francs. For short term business travel, it is a great alternative.

Room Tip: Face away from train station
  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled on business
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Reviewed 5 February 2014

We've stayed here recently when we went to Basel for a friend's birthday. The location is great, close to the train station and the stop for the airport bus and the mobility ticket that we received upon check-in allowed us unlimited travel on public transport while we were there. Staff were friendly, our room was clean. Didn't have any food or drinks here, but we absolutely did not have any complaints.

  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled with friends
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1  Thank TrippyKat
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Reviewed 18 January 2014

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.

  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled on business
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Reviewed 18 January 2014

1. Very conveniently located
2. Free Mobility Pass provided by Hotel is a great gesture
3. Nice comfortable rooms
4. Five min walk from Downtown
5. 10 min walk from Basel Zoo

Long story short - i liked the place

  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled on business
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2  Thank MGovil
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Additional Information about ibis Basel Bahnhof

Address: Margarethenstrasse 33 - 35, Basel 4053, Switzerland
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Region: Switzerland > Canton of Basel > Basel
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Basel
#12 Family Hotel in Basel
#13 Romantic Hotel in Basel
#14 Business Hotel in Basel
Price Range: £72 - £119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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