Royal Hotel - Basel

ex. Hotel Royal

Schwarzwaldallee 179, Basel, Switzerland, 4058  show map
 4 stars
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Royal Hotel - Basel

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

CHF 18 per day

Luggage storage
Late check-in/ -out
Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Laundry

Self-service laundry

TV

Flat-screen TV

Elevator

Overview

Royal Hotel is a 4-star business property offering an individual accommodation steps away from Fine Arts Museum, Altstadt and Zoo Basel. The hotel opened its doors in 1999 and was remodeled in 2009.

The city center is about 20 minutes on foot. A cathedral and a museum lie a short distance away.

75 minutes' drive from Zurich-Kloten airport and 5 minutes' walk to Badischer Bahnhof train station.

Rooms

The property offers 15 guestrooms appointed with individual climate control, Wi-Fi, a writing desk, an iron with ironing board and flat-screen TV. Guests can also use an electric kettle, coffee/tea makers and a fridge.

Eat & Drink

Different dishes of Japanese cuisine are served at the restaurant. The spacious bar serves a selection of tea, soft drinks and coffee. Malai Thai Restaurant and Restaurant Minamoto are situated in an exhibition area, about 50 meters away of the property.

Services

The hotel offers car rental services on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation might be needed) at CHF 18 per day.

Year renovated:   2009.  Number of rooms:   15.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Limited time reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Sundry/Convenience store
  • Drugstore/Pharmacy
  • Currency exchange
  • Barber shop
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator

Sports & Fitness

  • Tennis court

Services

  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Fine dining
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 12 may stay for free in an extra bed. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Royal Hotel - Basel Basel location
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Hotel Address:

Schwarzwaldallee 179, Basel, Switzerland, 4058

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City Center
  • Basel
    5000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Badischer Bahnhof
    700 ft
  • Basel SBB
    1.6 mi
  • Bus stop
    4000 ft
Restaurants
  • Restaurant Minamoto (cuisine: Japanese)
    100 ft
  • McDonald's Badischer Bahnhof
    100 ft
Beaches
  • CityBeach Messe
    1.0 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of rooms:
    15

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Rooms and availability

Royal photos Room
Standard Double Room
Bed type: Queen-size bed or Double bed
Size: 220 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
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    Executive Double Room
    Bed type: Queen-size bed or Double bed
    Size: 270 sq. feet
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      How to reach hotel

      hotel Royal Hotel - Basel Basel location
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      Hotel Address:

      Schwarzwaldallee 179, Basel, Switzerland, 4058

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Basel
        5000 ft
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Badischer Bahnhof
        700 ft
      • Basel SBB
        1.6 mi
      • Bus stop
        4000 ft
      Restaurants
      • Restaurant Minamoto (cuisine: Japanese)
        100 ft
      • McDonald's Badischer Bahnhof
        100 ft
      Beaches
      • CityBeach Messe
        1.0 mi
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2009
      • Number of rooms:
        15

      Hotel Awards

      SwissHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedBaselRoyal

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Best Luxury Hotels in Switzerland

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      Royal Location

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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions

      • Galerie Franz Mäder - 3300 ft
      • Galerie Friedrich - 3300 ft
      • Armin Vogt / Stasia Hutter - 3700 ft
      • Galerie G. Däppen - 3700 ft
      • Fähre St. Alban - 4000 ft
      • Galerie Ausstellungsraum - 4300 ft
      • Galerie Canus Evelyne - 4600 ft
      • Fähren - 4600 ft

      Popular areas

      • City Center - 4600 ft

      Places of interest

      • Palazzo Colombino Basel - 2000 ft
      • Congress Center Basel - 2300 ft

      Train stations

      • Badischer Bahnhof - 400 ft

      Convention centers

      • Messe Basel - 1700 ft

      Shopping areas

      • Tinguely Museum - 2700 ft

      Amusement

      • Gare du Nord - 400 ft
      • Weihnachtspark St.Claraspital - 1700 ft
      • Camera Studiokino AG - 3700 ft
      • Fanzone Kaserne-Riviera - 4300 ft

      Museums

      • Museum Jean Tinguely - 2700 ft
      • Basler Papiermühle - 4300 ft

      Universities, Institutes

      • Hoffmann La Roche Head Quarter - 2300 ft

      Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

      • Tierpark Lange Erlen - 3000 ft

      Theaters

      • Doris Weiller - 1400 ft
      • Palazzo Colombino - 2000 ft
      • Junges Theater Basel - 2700 ft
      • Figurentheater Felucca - 3700 ft
      • Charivari s Muusigtheater - 3700 ft
      • Exex Theater - 4300 ft

      Business areas

      • Syngenta World Headquarters - 700 ft

      Public parking

      • Hoffmann La Roche Head Quarter - 2300 ft

      Local attractions

      • Basel Munster - 1.0 mi
        Rittergasse 3, Basel
      • Naturhistorisches Museum - 5200 ft
        Augustinergasse 2, Basel
      • Rathaus - 1.1 mi
        Marktplatz 9, Basel
      • Fine Arts Museum - 1.0 mi
        St. Alban-Graben 16, Basel
      • Museum of Ethnology - 5200 ft
        Munsterplatz 20, Basel

      Near the hotel

      • Jean Tinguely Museum - 2800 ft
        Paul Sacher-Anlage 2, Basel
      • Tierpark Lange Erlen - 3200 ft
        Erlenparkweg 110, Basel
      • Papier- und Druckereimuseum Basel - 4400 ft
        St.Alban-Tal 37, Basel
      • Museum for Contemporary Art - 4500 ft
        Alban-Rheinweg 60, Basel
      • Solitude Park - 3000 ft
        Solitude-Promenade, Basel
      • Basel Paper Mill Museum - 4400 ft
        St Alban-Tal 37, Basel
      • Basler Papiermuhle - 4400 ft
        St. Alban-Tal 37, Basel

      Restaurants nearby

      • Restaurant Minamoto - 100 ft

        Address: Schwarzwaldallee 179
        Phone: 0616865545

        56% likes this, based on 36 reviews
        Cuisine: Japanese

      • Les Garecons - 400 ft

        Address: Schwarzwaldallee 200
        Phone: 00 41 61 681 84 88

        65% likes this, based on 32 reviews
        Price Range: USD 24 - USD 92

      • Bar Rouge - 1600 ft

        Address: Messeplatz 12
        Phone: +41(0)61 3613031

        56% likes this, based on 54 reviews

      • McDonald's Badischer Bahnhof - 100 ft

        Address: Rosentalstrasse 71

        79% likes this, based on 17 reviews

      • Malai Thai Restaurant - 700 ft

        Address: Rosentalstrasse 40
        Phone: 61 681 40 04

        68% likes this, based on 52 reviews

      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2009
      • Number of rooms:
        15

      Hotel Awards

      SwissHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedBaselRoyal

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      Royal Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Royal

      Average guest rating

      8.6out of 10
      Superb
      Based on 67 reviews

      Rating by category:

      Location
      6.0
      Rooms
      8.0
      Service
      8.0
      Value
      10.0

      Guest reviews

      • Single
        10.0

        Close proximity to train station - very handy!

      • Single
        9.6

        Friendly staff, comfy bed, good breakfast

        No gym, bit stark

      • Single
        8.2

        The kindness and service from the reception staff. The Wi-fi systeme failed upon arrival and never was repaired, that was an annoyance.

      • Single
        9.6

        The hotel staff were very friendly, really helpful and good fun. The hotel is very close to the train station but is still very quiet. The hotel restaurant is fantastic and the service was outstanding. The hotel breakfast was delicious. Couldn't fault a thing. We will definitely be returning.

      • Single
        8.2

        Very friendly and helpful staff. The front desk responsible even walked to the bus station when he noted we were going to take the wrong bus.

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        The Welcome and very friedliness and helpfulness of the staff. The Bedoom was very comfortable and the breakfast was very good. The fruit salad was excellent, containing exotic fruit such as star fruit, gooseberries, lychees, kiwi fruit amongst other fruit. Assistant Luke went beyond his duty to give us such clear directions on which trams to take and the directions to walk that led us to have the most beautiful day of street music performers, chamber music, Mongolian, and Yiddisch Music ending with a youth Brass ensemble which turn Basel into one of our favourite cities. Have to come back to Basel and Royal Hotel.

      • Older travelers
        7.4

        The Hotel is good opposite the station, a free tram ticket is supplied which gets you down town very quickly. The Car park opposite is also convenient. Switzerland is just however generally very expensive !!

      • Older travelers
        9.6

        The staff were extremely friendly and helpful. I would recommend the hotel and expect to stay there the next time I need to go to Basel.

      • Single
        10.0

        Really friendly and helpful staff. Very comfortable and clean room and a fantastic breakfast in the morning. I will definately be recommending the hotel to others and if I ever need to stay in Basel again then I would stay at the royal hotel.

      • Older travelers
        7.0

        Hotel staff are freindly. Close to train station, tram and bus. Rooms are big with sitting area. Close to shopping area and Rhine rever. Free internet in the room.

        Noise from the traffic since the hotel is close to the main road. Breakfast need to be improved.

      • Single
        10.0

        Great Location, Price and Staff... Room Clean and Spacious!

        If you are driving car, tough to figure out where to park or unload luggage. Plan ahead.

      • Family with children
        9.2

        actually hospitality, friendness and comfort

      • Couple
        8.0

        It had exactly everything I needed - Good location (5min from the centre), comfy clean room and an excellent staff.

      • Couple
        7.4

        Big and clean rooms

        Is.not really, is more a big room for rent Do not know why identified as 4 star hotel

      • Couple
        10.0

        Very beautiful room, with eberything you need in an hotel.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Royal Hotel - Basel Basel location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      Schwarzwaldallee 179, Basel, Switzerland, 4058

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Basel
        5000 ft
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Badischer Bahnhof
        700 ft
      • Basel SBB
        1.6 mi
      • Bus stop
        4000 ft
      Restaurants
      • Restaurant Minamoto (cuisine: Japanese)
        100 ft
      • McDonald's Badischer Bahnhof
        100 ft
      Beaches
      • CityBeach Messe
        1.0 mi
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2009
      • Number of rooms:
        15

      Hotel Awards

      SwissHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedBaselRoyal

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Best Luxury Hotels in Switzerland

      Use Badge