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GAIA Hotel

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly and efficient staff, lovely clean bedroom, excellent bathroom, complimentary mini bar, and gorgeous breakfast. All within a short walk of the railway station and tram stop to the city centre. Hope to return!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room although small was very nice, and the artistic touches throughout the hotel made my morning walk downstairs very pleasant. Hotel staff was very nice. The hotel is in a great location with easy access to transportation.

Thank Tracy L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stay 3 nights (Eco room) in this hotel. Room is not big but is clean and quiet. Staffs here are all very friendly and willing to provide help to meet our needs. Breakfast is really good. Staying here is quite pleasant and satisfactory. We will definitely choose GAIA again when we get another chance to visit Basel in the future.

Thank ginny l
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is perfect! It is right off the SBB train so you can get anywhere, more or less in Europe. It is close to the city center and just an overall easy place to get to. It is very quiet and the rooms are all modern and comfortable. The breakfast is also amazing!! Highly recommend for your stay in...

Thank Paul P
San Diego, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is clean and near a lot of public transportation. The breakfast was good. The rooms and bathrooms are small but if that doesn't bother you, then it'll be fine. Beds were twin size for a single person room but were comfortable so I didn't mind since I'm not a big person.

Thank Jessica J
Newbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room I had was not large but was clean and comfortable. Breakfast was great, just a shame that they do not serve evening meals. Having said that, there are plenty of Restaurants close by. The staff were very friendly and helpful - this is a nice hotel if you want a change from the Holiday Inn types.

Thank geejay1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Basel is EXPENSIVE and the value of this family run hotel including Breakfast made all the difference to us. From the welcome of the reception staff and Hotel Dog ( cuddles every morning!) to the attention to detail from house keeping we were very pleased at out choice. Opposite the Train station with triple glazing to road side rooms and...

2Thank hengeangel
Wengen, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As always, it was a real pleasure to stay at the Gaia. The facilities (including the recently-opened Spa) are ideal, and the service was, as ever, impeccable. Furthermore, with such a great location opposite the railway station, it is difficult for me to ever choose any other hotel in Basel for my business and leisure trips.

Thank jameswilson2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I arrived at this hotel feeling very poorly and after 24 hours in one of their single rooms, left feeling fully recovered. Three reasons: first, great staff; second, very comfortable rooms (very impressed by such a comfortable king single bed and a relatively spacious room for one person); third, the free mini-bar with a nice choice of bio / organic...

Thank theproseclerk
Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whilst the room was compact it was clean and quiet. It was very handy to the main train station and very convenient to the old town either a 10 min walk or just hop on the trams just down the road from the hotel. The staff were very helpful and nothing was too much trouble for them. The breakfasts were...

Thank Philip S

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The elegantly furnished 86 rooms not only provide for a restful and enjoyable stay to the guests of the GAIA Hotel. Especially businessmen, congressional and fair visitors can use their hotel room in order to work thanks to the comfortable furniture and the modern technological infrastructure. Delicately used art deco ornamental elements, warm colours and selected pictures of known artists contribute to the interior of the hotel in which one feels simply well at first sight. The in the Belle Epoque style developed banqueting room not only serves as a breakfast room, it reveals itself as a unique jewel for special receptions, company and family events or gatherings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about GAIA Hotel

Address: Centralbahnstrasse 13 - 15, Basel 4051, Switzerland (Formerly Hotel St. Gotthard Basel)
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Basel > Basel > Altstadt
Price Range: $228 - $682 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — GAIA Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 86
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Also Known As:
St Gotthard Hotel
St Gotthard Basel
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Basel
#3 Romantic Hotel in Basel
#3 Luxury Hotel in Basel
#4 Business Hotel in Basel
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“If you're a light sleeper, ask for a room away from the tram tracks”
 of 5 bubbles G440VDjessicaj, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms away from the main road outside the train/tram stations are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles philips724, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“"Gorgeous selection" rooms are stunning.”
 of 5 bubbles Irenejean, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles Cemse, 16 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Up high room at the back is very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles 914martinm, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
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