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Neuchatel, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you happen to stay in Basel, don't hesitate one second, this hotel is just perfect! Very charming, historic, sober and design, all together. Perfect to me! Amazing bed and delicious breakfast. If you take a room on the river side, you get the most beautiful view on the river and the old city superb architecture.

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Hotel_Krafft_Basel, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Krafft Basel, responded to this review

Dear "119Linda" To read your review makes us happy - thank you for your time and for appreciating our house. :) All the best, Barbara

amsterdam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

1-2 nights per week for 1,5 years, I walked into the lobby of Krafft Hotel in Basel. I always had a “thuiskommoment” when arriving at this charming hotel, that means, a warm feeling of coming home in Dutch. From the friendly welcome at the reception, to the inviting restaurant/ breakfast room, to the rooms themselves. Everything is done with pride....

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Hotel_Krafft_Basel, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Krafft Basel, responded to this review

Dear "RPPVDB" We cannot thank you enough for your review! So many compliments - wow! We don`t like goodbye`s - so let`s say it as a "see you later". :) All the best, barbara & Krafft team

Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This hotel was truly fabulous! Although only stayed for 3 nights including one day for work and one for leisure- I loved every minute. It is an historic hotel with a rich history set on a beautiful location overlooking the Rhein river on a gorgeous cobble sTreet in KleinBasel old city. It has maintained all its old world charm and...

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Hotel_Krafft_Basel, Manager at Hotel Krafft Basel, responded to this review

Dear Linda Thank you so much for your great review. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay so much. You should return soon for your second German lesson :) All the best and "bis bald" Nicole Director

Lausanne, Switzerland
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This hotel is full of history and has a great charm. Next to the Rhin river, it gives a sense of cosy and warmth, in the heart of the city. The single rooms are tiny but just perfect for my needs. Very neat, very comfortable, you would like to stay there for much longer time ! No surprise to discover...

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Hotel_Krafft_Basel, Manager at Hotel Krafft Basel, responded to this review

Dear Martina B Thank you very much for your great feedback. It's always a pleasure to read that people are interested in our history. You should definitely return in one of our riverfacing rooms, maybe even in the one Herman Hesse stayed in. All the best and see you soon Nicole Director

Steffisburg, Switzerland
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

been staying at the Krafft for 4 nights during a show, and appreciate very much the nice cosy atmosphere like at home with plenty of nice details like the water bar on the floor, books to read available, the very nice view on old Basel. The interior decoration is creating a peaceful atmosphere and coming back there after a day...

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Hotel_Krafft_Basel, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Krafft Basel, responded to this review

Dear "Phil643612", We are so glad to hear how comfortable you felt staying at our hotel and please be assured that we appreciate you took the time to share your experience! See you soon and all the best to you, Barbara

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Great Old Hotel in the old part of town. A bit confusing at first to drive to but worth the effort. Small but nice rooms. Breakfast was decent. Location was perfect. Nice old town vibe just by walking outside. Staff was great

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Hotel_Krafft_Basel, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Krafft Basel, responded to this review

Dear Gary N, We are happy to read your review - thank you for sharing it with us and future guests! Have a wonderful evening. Best regards from Basel, Barbara

Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I would recommend anyone visiting Basel to go to Kraft. They have some seats towards the Rhein, which are great if weather allows. I prefer the inside turn-of-the-century rooms with chandeliers etc. it is the kind of place, where the menu is limited but excellent. I would recommend the 'surprise menu' which is quite inexpensive (65 if I remember), but...

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Hotel_Krafft_Basel, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Krafft Basel, responded to this review

Dear "TokePetersen", We are pleased to hear that you have enjoyed your visits at our restaurant and also for sharing it here. We would love to have you back. All the best, Barbara

Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 13 October 2016

So this hotel requires a specific interest or taste in historical buildings and set-up. I had a single room that was clean and neat but it reminded me of a dorm room. Also the wooden floor is cracking every time someone walks on it, resembled the movie Shining a bit. And my personal disappointment, there is no warm breakfast. Again,...

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Hotel_Krafft_Basel, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Krafft Basel, responded to this review

Dear "Krisztina_DBR" Thank you for sharing your opinion about our hotel and thank you for differentiating. We appreciate it. Our small single rooms are indeed small but we therefore have the most attractive rate for that category. From our experience we know that our business guest like it, for short stays especially. For long stays we always try to recommend...

Maastricht
Reviewed 1 October 2016

top location at Rhein, beautifull terrace at river side, excellent combination of a traditional building converted into a modern design hotel. Friendly staff, good service. Clean well equipped rooms. We will come back again.

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Hotel_Krafft_Basel, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Krafft Basel, responded to this review

Dear "travelfamily31", Thank you for sharing your thoughts about your stay with us! We are glad to read it! All the best and see you soon, Kind regards, Barbara

Atlanta
Reviewed 6 September 2016

The hotel's location is perfect, the view from my river-side room was wonderful. Watching the floaters go by, trying to get out of the summer heat was pretty neat. In fact the August heat wave was the only negative - not the hotel's fault, but oh my! 90+ degrees and no air conditioning. Breakfast was well appointed, the free bike...

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Hotel_Krafft_Basel, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Krafft Basel, responded to this review

Dear "GLPW" thank you for describing and sharing your experience at the Krafft! We appreciate it very much. have a wonderful evening and best regards from Basel, Barbara

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Krafft Basel Restaurant
Krafft Basel Restaurant
Cuisines: Central European
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Character, charm and quality: The Krafft Basel enjoys a long tradition as a city hotel with a restaurant situated in the heart of the old town “Kleinbasel”, symbolizing the life of the Rheingasse. The renovated building from 1873 combines classic with contemporary design: Individually designed hotel rooms and junior suites with a variety of extras in comfortable units across the street in the annex.The restaurant convinces with its variety of fresh products and with its authenticity and invites to experience the pleasure of dining in a new way. A smoking lounge and the wine bar consum complete the Krafft offer.Beautiful moments on the Rhine. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Krafft Basel

Address: Rheingasse 12, Basel 4058, Switzerland (Formerly Hotel Krafft)
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Basel > Basel
Price Range: €142 - €292 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Krafft Basel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 60
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Also Known As:
Krafft Am Rhein Basel
Hotel Style:
#15 Family Hotel in Basel
#17 Romantic Hotel in Basel
#19 Business Hotel in Basel
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“Rooms in both the main building and annex are wonderful but if you're a fan of historic old buildings, ask for a room in the main building!”
 of 5 bubbles RPPVDB, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“A river view i hope for next time”
 of 5 bubbles DrLindaFriedland, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“city side rooms experience some streetnoise, river side rooms don't”
 of 5 bubbles travelfamily31, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get a room on the river”
 of 5 bubbles GLPW, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Go and get the suite over Konsum-Bar”
 of 5 bubbles 48christophs, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
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