BASILISK HOTEL

Klingentalstrasse 1, Basel 4005 Switzerland (CHE)
2 Star Downtown Hotel
47.563027.59199
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Average
3.5/ 5

Based on 28 guest reviews

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  • Hotel has 56 rooms
  • 5 floors in property
  • Check in time: 02.00 PM
  • Check out time: 12.00 PM
  • Group score of 7.5/10

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Summary of Verified Reviews

Good to know

  • Internet is expensive

  • Hotel is outdated

    “Very old hotel” “Old furnitures”

  • Friendly service

    “Courteous staff” “Friendly staff in Hotel”

  • Poor hotel buildings

Review highlights

Bar

100/100
6 reviews

Bar is awesome.

“Bottle of water complimentary”

Service

96/100
102 reviews

Efficient, friendly service with a nice reception.

“Courteous staff” “Friendly staff in Hotel” “Friendly personnel”

Location

95/100
77 reviews

Great, central location, and okay parking.

“Close to tram stop” “Close to the center of the city” “Free transportation”

Breakfast

68/100
44 reviews

Breakfast is average.

“Excellent breakfast” “Lovely breakfast buffet” “Nice breakfast”

Cleanliness

58/100
28 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

“Clean appearance” “Clean rooms” “Room stuffy”

Room

36/100
97 reviews

Rooms need better maintenance with bad beds, furniture, and bathrooms. Acceptably clean, but old and small, rooms, and poor A/C.

“No A/C” “No kettle” “Paper-thin walls”

WiFi

27/100
22 reviews

Poor, over-priced WiFi.

“Erratic wifi”

Comfort

22/100
48 reviews

Uncomfortable, cramped rooms, with poor beds. Terrible A/C and noisy rooms.

“No airconditioning” “Paper-thin walls” “Creaky bed”

Amenities

14/100
10 reviews

Poor hotel buildings.

Vibe

14/100
26 reviews

Atmosphere not particularly friendly, giving poor vibes. Hotel is outdated. Fine for a budget trip. Good for business people.

“Very old hotel” “Old furnitures”

Ranked top 84% by solo travelers, with a score of 72

Good to know

  • Old rooms

    “Old furnitures”

  • Small rooms

    “Very little room” “Very small room”

  • Bar is awesome

    “Bottle of water complimentary”

  • Uncomfortable

    “No airconditioning” “Paper-thin walls”

Review highlights

Bar

100/100
5 reviews

Bar is awesome.

“Bottle of water complimentary”

Service

96/100
69 reviews

Efficient, friendly service with a nice reception.

“Courteous staff” “Friendly staff in Hotel” “Friendly personnel”

Location

96/100
48 reviews

Near city centre in a great location.

“Close to tram stop” “Close to the center of the city” “Free transportation”

Breakfast

65/100
30 reviews

Breakfast is average.

“Excellent breakfast” “Lovely breakfast buffet” “Nice breakfast”

Cleanliness

54/100
18 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

“Clean appearance” “Clean rooms” “Room stuffy”

Room

31/100
65 reviews

Rooms need better maintenance with bad beds, furniture, and bathrooms. Acceptably clean, but old and small, rooms, and poor A/C.

“No A/C” “No kettle” “Paper-thin walls”

WiFi

31/100
17 reviews

Poor, over-priced WiFi.

“Erratic wifi”

Comfort

20/100
33 reviews

Uncomfortable, cramped rooms, with poor beds. Terrible A/C and noisy rooms.

“No airconditioning” “Paper-thin walls” “Creaky bed”

Amenities

17/100
6 reviews

Poor hotel buildings.

Vibe

12/100
18 reviews

Poor vibe. Hotel is outdated.

“Very old hotel” “Old furnitures”

Ranked top 78% by families, with a score of 80

Good to know

  • Room is not nice

    “No A/C” “No kettle”

  • Fantastic service

    “Courteous staff” “Friendly staff in Hotel”

Review highlights

Service

97/100
3 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Courteous staff” “Friendly staff in Hotel” “Friendly personnel”

Room

43/100
7 reviews

Room is not nice.

“No A/C” “No kettle” “Paper-thin walls”

Ranked top 87% by couples, with a score of 78

Good to know

  • Fantastic service

    “Courteous staff” “Friendly staff in Hotel”

  • Room is not nice

    “No A/C” “No kettle”

Review highlights

Service

97/100
5 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Courteous staff” “Friendly staff in Hotel” “Friendly personnel”

Room

36/100
5 reviews

Room is not nice.

“No A/C” “No kettle” “Paper-thin walls”

Good to know

  • Friendly service

    “Courteous staff” “Friendly staff in Hotel”

Review highlights

Service

97/100
9 reviews

Friendly service.

“Courteous staff” “Friendly staff in Hotel” “Friendly personnel”

Location

96/100
7 reviews

Great location.

“Close to tram stop” “Close to the center of the city” “Free transportation”

Value

48/100
8 reviews

Poor value for money.

Room

34/100
11 reviews

Room is not nice.

“No A/C” “No kettle” “Paper-thin walls”

Comfort

20/100
6 reviews

Uncomfortable.

“No airconditioning” “Paper-thin walls” “Creaky bed”

Ranked top 83% by solo travelers, with a score of 78

Good to know

  • Room is not nice

    “No A/C” “No kettle”

  • Fantastic service

    “Courteous staff” “Friendly staff in Hotel”

  • Poor value for money

Review highlights

Service

97/100
5 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Courteous staff” “Friendly staff in Hotel” “Friendly personnel”

Value

48/100
5 reviews

Poor value for money.

Room

34/100
6 reviews

Room is not nice.

“No A/C” “No kettle” “Paper-thin walls”

Good to know

  • Friendly service

    “Courteous staff” “Friendly staff in Hotel”

  • Poorly-maintained rooms

    “Creaky bed” “Rooms need a renovation”

  • Poor hotel buildings

  • Noisy

    “Paper-thin walls”

Review highlights

Service

95/100
44 reviews

Efficient, friendly service with a nice reception.

“Courteous staff” “Friendly staff in Hotel” “Friendly personnel”

Location

94/100
31 reviews

Great, central location, and okay parking.

“Close to tram stop” “Close to the center of the city” “Free transportation”

Breakfast

66/100
19 reviews

Breakfast is average.

“Excellent breakfast” “Lovely breakfast buffet” “Nice breakfast”

Cleanliness

55/100
14 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

“Clean appearance” “Clean rooms” “Room stuffy”

Value

51/100
20 reviews

Fairly good value for money.

“Bottle of water complimentary” “Free transportation” “Good price”

Room

37/100
38 reviews

Relatively clean but needing maintenance, with small rooms and subpar bathrooms.

“No A/C” “No kettle” “Paper-thin walls”

WiFi

24/100
8 reviews

Bad internet service.

“Erratic wifi”

Comfort

22/100
19 reviews

Rooms are uncomfortable, loud and cramped.

“No airconditioning” “Paper-thin walls” “Creaky bed”

Vibe

14/100
10 reviews

Poor vibe. Hotel is outdated.

“Very old hotel” “Old furnitures”

Amenities

11/100
5 reviews

Poor hotel buildings.

Ranked top 75% by solo travelers, with a score of 71

Good to know

  • Noisy

    “Paper-thin walls”

  • Room is not nice

    “No A/C” “No kettle”

  • Fantastic service

    “Courteous staff” “Friendly staff in Hotel”

  • Great location

    “Close to tram stop” “Close to the center of the city”

Review highlights

Service

96/100
27 reviews

Friendly service and great reception.

“Courteous staff” “Friendly staff in Hotel” “Friendly personnel”

Location

95/100
20 reviews

Near city centre in a great location.

“Close to tram stop” “Close to the center of the city” “Free transportation”

Breakfast

63/100
12 reviews

Breakfast is average.

“Excellent breakfast” “Lovely breakfast buffet” “Nice breakfast”

Cleanliness

53/100
8 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

“Clean appearance” “Clean rooms” “Room stuffy”

Room

36/100
23 reviews

Rooms and bathrooms are clean enough, but unpleasant.

“No A/C” “No kettle” “Paper-thin walls”

Comfort

23/100
12 reviews

Noisy room lacking in comfort.

“No airconditioning” “Paper-thin walls” “Creaky bed”

Vibe

13/100
6 reviews

Poor vibe.

“Very old hotel” “Old furnitures”

Review highlights

Room

36/100
5 reviews

Room is not nice.

“No A/C” “No kettle” “Paper-thin walls”

Good to know

  • Friendly service

    “Courteous staff” “Friendly staff in Hotel”

Review highlights

Service

95/100
8 reviews

Friendly service.

“Courteous staff” “Friendly staff in Hotel” “Friendly personnel”

Location

94/100
6 reviews

Great location.

“Close to tram stop” “Close to the center of the city” “Free transportation”

Breakfast

66/100
6 reviews

Breakfast is average.

“Excellent breakfast” “Lovely breakfast buffet” “Nice breakfast”

Ranked top 90% by solo travelers, with a score of 72

Good to know

  • Fantastic service

    “Courteous staff” “Friendly staff in Hotel”

Review highlights

Service

94/100
5 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Courteous staff” “Friendly staff in Hotel” “Friendly personnel”

Good to know

  • Internet is expensive

  • Hotel is outdated

    “Very old hotel” “Old furnitures”

  • Bad air conditioning

    “No A/C” “No air-condition”

  • Friendly service

    “Courteous staff” “Friendly staff in Hotel”

Review highlights

Location

97/100
26 reviews

Great location.

“Close to tram stop” “Close to the center of the city” “Free transportation”

Service

97/100
33 reviews

Service is professional and friendly.

“Courteous staff” “Friendly staff in Hotel” “Friendly personnel”

Breakfast

71/100
15 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

“Excellent breakfast” “Lovely breakfast buffet” “Nice breakfast”

Cleanliness

61/100
10 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

“Clean appearance” “Clean rooms” “Room stuffy”

Room

35/100
34 reviews

Small rooms, bad A/C, and unpleasant bathrooms. Room cleanliness is acceptable.

“No A/C” “No kettle” “Paper-thin walls”

WiFi

32/100
8 reviews

Poor, over-priced WiFi.

“Erratic wifi”

Comfort

19/100
16 reviews

Uncomfortable, cramped rooms with poor A/C.

“No airconditioning” “Paper-thin walls” “Creaky bed”

Vibe

14/100
11 reviews

Poor vibe. Hotel is outdated.

“Very old hotel” “Old furnitures”

Ranked top 84% by solo travelers, with a score of 73

Good to know

  • Room is not nice

    “No A/C” “No kettle”

  • Fantastic service

    “Courteous staff” “Friendly staff in Hotel”

  • Great location

    “Close to tram stop” “Close to the center of the city”

  • Hotel is outdated

    “Very old hotel” “Old furnitures”

Review highlights

Service

97/100
28 reviews

Service is professional and friendly.

“Courteous staff” “Friendly staff in Hotel” “Friendly personnel”

Location

96/100
20 reviews

Great location.

“Close to tram stop” “Close to the center of the city” “Free transportation”

Breakfast

70/100
12 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

“Excellent breakfast” “Lovely breakfast buffet” “Nice breakfast”

Cleanliness

58/100
7 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

“Clean appearance” “Clean rooms” “Room stuffy”

WiFi

32/100
8 reviews

Poor, over-priced WiFi.

“Erratic wifi”

Room

31/100
28 reviews

Small but clean enough rooms, with terrible bathrooms.

“No A/C” “No kettle” “Paper-thin walls”

Comfort

18/100
14 reviews

Small and uncomfortable rooms.

“No airconditioning” “Paper-thin walls” “Creaky bed”

Vibe

13/100
8 reviews

Poor vibe. Hotel is outdated.

“Very old hotel” “Old furnitures”

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Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 02.00 PM
Check Out: 12.00 PM
Year of Last Renovation: 2005
Floors: 5
Rooms: 56
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 33
Handicap Rooms: 0
Suites: 0
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 0
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.3 Km
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.3 Km
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 0.3 Km
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
CANCELLATION POLICY for individual: more than 1 week before arrival date no charges from 3 to 7 days before arrival date 50% charges and less than 3 days 100% charges WARNING: during fairs, congresses and special events 100% charges do apply by amendm
Nightly Parking: CH20
Typical Group Deposit: 100%
Total Taxes: 3.80%
Total Misc Fees: $3.50 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
City Tax: 3.50 Per Night (Swiss francs)
VAT: Value Added Tax: 3.80 VAT % Inclusive
GST: Goods and Services Tax: 8.00 GST %
Parking Fee: 20.00 Per Night (Swiss francs)

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
Small pets are allowed and free of charge


  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Breakfast in room
  • Central location
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Currency exchange
  • Dinner available
  • Elevator
  • Fax available
  • Hairdryer available
  • Central heating
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Internet is Complimentary
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Radio in room
  • Restaurant
  • Safe in rooms
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable

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