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Hotel Spalenbrunnen

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WALES
Reviewed 8 October 2014

Stayed in the Spalenbrunnen for 2 nights in a 4 bed room. Was a bit worried what I had booked when I read the reviews, but was very surprised when we arrived at the hotel. Rooms are very dated and needs an update but both bedroom and bathroom were clean and tidy and beds comfortably with plenty of room. You...

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Komorow, Poland
Reviewed 6 October 2014

I can't say I recognize the awfulness and shabbiness mentioned in the comments below, I spent a rather restful night here, on a reasonable mattress with clean bed linnen and a medium soft pillow (but not lumpy and horrible). The room is indeed a bit dated, with threadbare curtains and doors which don't close properly (warped wood), handles falling off...

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Quebec City, Canada
Reviewed 19 September 2014

Personnel absent when needed. Restaurant dirty and disgusting, personnel with dirty hands. Rooms much too noisy. Bathroom extremely dirty, (look at the ceiling it is worst), inacceptable ! Feelings of insecurity due to the kind od people met there.

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Sherborne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 March 2014

A business trip taken at short notice found us here as everywhere else was booked. I can see why there was availability here. It's pretty grim. Yes it was cheap - no it was not cheerful. Big bedroom but everything cheap and nasty. Tv didn't work - lots of exposed cables and a bathroom that was probably fitted out 30...

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 18 February 2014

Stayed: 9 - 14 Feb, 2014 Looks like least maintained hotel, owner does not care. Curtains are old, mattresses are old, no bed-sheets. Pillows are old - you do get back pain and unrest during night-sleep. There are very few lights in the room and toilet - there should be twice more. all lights are dim (dimming might be standard...

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 February 2014

My first experience of this poor hotel, was having to walk into the adjascent restuarant to find the receptionist. When I found my room, one of the numbers had fallen off the outside, so my expectations were not sky high when I went inside. Although I wouldn't say the room was dirty, it was in bad need of refurbishment and...

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1Thank Timmo_66
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 4 October 2013

This older quaint hotel is located close to the center of old Basel, 5 minute walk down the hill to city hall, next to Tram #3, restaurants are all close by. The room on the first floor facing the fire hall was always clean, moderate in size and had a good bathroom with shower. The staff were very helpful and...

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Chatham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 January 2013

It was fine for the purpose but not as good as the pictures indicated. It is billed as family run but that gives a false impression. There was mostly no one on reception and we had to wait for someone to come. But it was a good location and was quiet despite being on a street corner. The breakfast was...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 14 January 2012

Deceived by the nice location and the quite atractive picture showing the facade of the building, I was folish enough to select this so called "hotel". I wish I had read the tripadvisors reviews at first, which would have spared me the obnoxious experience of spending a night in this horrid place... I have nothing agains the manager to invest...

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3Thank David W
San Francisco
Reviewed 21 March 2010

I was forced to stay in this hotel because of the Basel watch and jewelry fare and was charged the princely sum of 350CHF for a room in what could easily be a rent-by-the hour establishment. It is such a shame because it is in a nice location with an attractive facade. The public areas of the interior were grimey...

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Hotel Spalenbrunnen

Address: Schuetzenmattstrasse 2, Basel 4051, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Basel > Basel > Vorstädte
Price Range: $125 - $286 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Spalenbrunnen 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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Spalenbrunnen Hotel Basel
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“stay away from street view rooms”
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“It might be OK for a single night..”
habibcs, 17 Feb 2014 | Read review
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