Gaia Hotel - Basel

ex. St. Gotthard Swiss Quality/Hotel St. Gotthard Basel

Centralbahnstrasse 13, Basel, Switzerland, 4002  show map
 4 stars
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Gaia Hotel - Basel

Wi-Fi
Parking

CHF 25 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant buffet

Swimming pool
Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Massage

Spa & wellness centre

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Overview

Located in 15 minutes walking distance from Spalentor, the 4-star Gaia Hotel offers tasteful rooms. The hotel's medieval building set in the heart of Basel was completely refurbished in 2005.

The city center is about 20 minutes on foot. The property is neighboring bars and restaurants as well as Messe Basel, which is around 20 minutes` walk.

A cathedral, a museum and a tower are set within walking distance.

The nearest bus stop is 250 meters away. A few minutes' drive from Zurich-Kloten airport.

Rooms

The comfortable hotel provides guests with 86 rooms including twin room for single use, spacious one-bedroom apartment and luxury apartment that offer free wireless internet, individual climate control, a safe, a fridge and a telephone. Guests can make use of a shower, a hairdryer and slippers.

Eat & Drink

A rich breakfast is served daily. The hotel has a spacious restaurant serving contemporary meals. Serving an array of dishes, Restaurant Steinbock and Le Train Bleu are 50 meters away.

Services

Guests will benefit from currency exchange, a baggage storage and a garage along with 24-hour reception, laundry and housekeeping.

Relax

On-site treatment facilities feature full body massage, back massages and foot massage.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

High-speed internet access is available in the business centre for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible at a location nearby at CHF 25 per day.

Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   86.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Lift
  • Currency exchange
  • Bicycle storage
  • Multilingual staff

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Doctor on call
  • Wake up service
  • Shoe shine service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cots
  • Children's buffet

Leisure facilities

  • Swimming pool
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Free in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 12 pm FREE
Check-out until 2 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

Maximum capacity of cots in a room is 1. 

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Centralbahnstrasse 13, Basel, Switzerland, 4002

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City Centre
  • Basel
    4000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Basel SBB
    400 ft
  • Badischer Bahnhof
    1.6 mi
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Le Train Bleu (inside Hotel Victoria am Bahnhof)
    200 ft
  • Restaurant Steinbock (cuisine: Swiss)
    300 ft
Beaches
  • CityBeach Messe
    2500 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  2 pm
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    86

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Rooms and availability

Single Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 2 Single beds, 2 Single beds or 1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Internet access
  • Safe
  • Work desk
  • Modern furniture
  • Shoe polisher
  • Local calls
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:2 bathrooms
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Fridge
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Cable/satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard|Sgl, Classic Double (Smart) - Non Refundable

Twin Room for Single Use
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Twin room sole use

Gaia Hotel photos Room
One-Bedroom Apartment
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Queen-size bed and 1 Sofa bed, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Telephone
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Dining area
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenware
  • Stove
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Spacious, air-conditioned apartment with a bedroom, a living room with a kitchenette, and a bathroom. It includes a flat-screen TV, a Nespresso coffee maker, and a kettle with free coffee powder and teabags. Also offers a mini bar that is refilled every second day and which can be used free of charge.

Gaia Hotel photos Room
Superior Double Room
  • Room size:

    220 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Spacious rooms with Rolf Benz furniture and bathrooms with heated towel rails. Includes a mini bar that is refilled every second day and which can be used free of charge.

Spacious One-Bedroom Apartment
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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Room Description:

Spacious, air-conditioned apartment with a bedroom, a living room with a kitchenette, and a bathroom. It includes a flat-screen TV, a Nespresso coffee maker, and a kettle with free coffee powder and teabags. Also offers a mini bar that is refilled every second day and which can be used free of charge.

Gaia Hotel photos Room
Comfort Double Room
  • Room size:

    220 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Bright rooms furnished in various styles with a make-up mirror and a heated towel rail in the bathroom. Includes a mini bar that is refilled every second day and which can be used free of charge.

Economy Single Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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Room Description:

This single room has a minibar and air conditioning

Luxury Apartment
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Jacuzzi
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Internet access
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Shoe polisher
  • Local calls
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Kitchenette
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio

Gaia Hotel Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Galerie Gisèle Linder1000 ft
  • Galerie J. R. Schläppi1000 ft
  • Tinguely Brunnen2000 ft
  • Zirkus Rägeboge2000 ft
  • Daniel Blaise Thorens2000 ft
  • Die erschti Lektion2700 ft

Places of interest

  • Markthalle1000 ft

Train stations

  • Basel SBB400 ft

Amusement

  • Kino Mascotte400 ft
  • Restaurant Bowling1400 ft
  • Pathe Eldorado:1700 ft
  • Cinema Küchlin1700 ft
  • Cinéma Capitol2000 ft
  • fantastic empire2000 ft
  • Querfeld2000 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Tinguely Fountain2000 ft

Museums

  • Kunsthalle Basel2000 ft
  • Architectural Museum2000 ft
  • Puppenhausmuseum2300 ft
  • Historisches Museum Basel2300 ft
  • Antikenmuseum2300 ft
  • Architectural Museum2300 ft

Parks

  • Zoological Garden2000 ft

Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

  • Zolli (Zoologischer Garten)2000 ft
  • Zoologischer Garten Basel2000 ft

Theaters

  • Theater BasiLight1000 ft
  • Theater Basel1700 ft
  • Broadway Theater AG1700 ft
  • Theater- und Clownschule2300 ft

Business areas

  • BIZ tower400 ft

Local attractions

  • Laderach Clarashopping1.0 mi
    Greifengasse 36
  • Jean Tinguely Museum1.3 mi
    Paul Sacher-Anlage 2
  • Stadion St Jakobpark1.4 mi
    St. Jakobs-Strasse 395
  • Solitude Park1.2 mi
    Solitude-Promenade
  • Anatomisches Museum1.3 mi
    Pestalozzistrasse 20

Near the hotel

  • Museum of Domestic Culture (HMB)1600 ft
    Elisabethenstrasse 27/29
  • Hammering Man2100 ft
    Aeschenplatz
  • Fine Arts Museum (Kunstmuseum)2700 ft
    St. Alban-Graben 16
  • CityBeach Messe2500 ft
    Dufourstrasse 25, Basel
  • Open Church Basel1900 ft
    Elisabethenstrasse 10-14 Basel
  • Tinguely-Brunnen2300 ft
    Theatervorplatz Steinenberg / Klostergasse
  • Spielzeug Welten Museum Basel2400 ft
    Steinenvorstadt 1 Steineck-Stiftung

Restaurants nearby

  • Le Train Bleu (inside Hotel Victoria am Bahnhof)200 ft

    Address: Centralbahnplatz 3-4
    Phone: +41 (0)61 - 270 70 70

    66% likes this, based on 78 reviews

  • Mr Wong400 ft

    Address: Centralbahnplatz 1

  • old post300 ft

    Address: Centralbahnstrasse 21

    50% likes this, based on 12 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian
    Price Range: USD 12 - USD 32

  • Restaurant Steinbock300 ft

    Address: Centralbahnstrasse 19
    Phone: 061 272 73 05

    58% likes this, based on 56 reviews
    Cuisine: Swiss

  • Alte Post300 ft

    Address: Centralbahnstrassse 21

    Cuisine: Italian

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  2 pm
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    86

Hotel Awards

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Gaia Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Gaia Hotel

Average guest rating

8.4out of 10
Superb
Based on 189 reviews

Guest reviews

  • 1.8

    Nice room. Quiet. Good shower (dry bathroom!) great towels. Across street from banhnhof and at major tram station. Nice staff.

    None really. A bit pricey but it's Switzerland after all. Breakfast buffet is just fair. And the reservation is paid through Cyprus, which I found a bit dicey but so far no false charges on my Amex.

  • 2.0

    Very friendly staff. Excellent value for the price. Very very close to main railway station and local tram services.

    Breakfast could have been warmer.

  • 2.0

    5 Star Staff. 5 Star Service.

    None.

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    One of the friendliest welcomes from the reception staff I have received from any hotel. The hotel has modern rooms that are well appointed, exceptionally clean and quiet. Located in a central location with easy access to the tram system and main station.

  • Single
    8.2

    The Hotel is very well located right next to the Railway station and quite a few restaurants of different sorts. The atmosphere is quite good, and the price definitely reasonable compared to hotels in the area. Breakfast is extensive, the room well equipped and the shower very nice. The minibar items were included!

    Internet is not included, the location of this room was in front of an area with waste containers which were emptied at 6AM... the noise woke me up and lasted for a while, not very nice.

  • Group of friends
    5.8

    Localisation and friendly staff

    Room rate is too high and not in accordance with the comfort

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    This is an elegantly appointed hotel in keeping with its 4*rating. The room was quite luxurious and comfortably furnished, the bathroom was of a good size and the breakfast in the beautifully decorated dining room was more than adequate. The location is perfect being right near the sbb entrance and it is within easy walking distance to the old town. If walking isn't for you, then the trams are right there too.

    I found it strange that one had pay for wi-fi after 20 minutes of use but one could consume the contents of the mini bar free of charge.

  • Single
    8.2

    Nice location, good price for Basel

    Everything was fine

  • Group of friends
    9.2

    Good central location. People really nice and went more than a mile to make my stay welcome. Good facilities - really comfortable

  • Single
    8.8

    The location was perfect. Very close to the railway station but quiet.

  • Single
    8.8

    Chocolates at reception, breakfast

    Small rooms

  • Single
    7.8

    Very good located next t the SBB and all tram linien, traditionl style but very well mantained.

    Internet not included on the hotel rate.

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    the central situation ,the nice interior design,the beautiful breakfeast restaurant,the nearby car parking

    the standard bedrooms are a bit small

  • Family with children
    10.0

    breakfast

    room is too small for this type of luxury hotel

  • Group of friends
    9.2

    Attentive staff and personal service

    No restaurant or bar but I knew this already and lots in the vicinity so was not a problem

How to reach hotel

hotel Gaia Hotel - Basel Basel location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

Centralbahnstrasse 13, Basel, Switzerland, 4002

Get directions
City Centre
  • Basel
    4000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Basel SBB
    400 ft
  • Badischer Bahnhof
    1.6 mi
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Le Train Bleu (inside Hotel Victoria am Bahnhof)
    200 ft
  • Restaurant Steinbock (cuisine: Swiss)
    300 ft
Beaches
  • CityBeach Messe
    2500 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  2 pm
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    86

Hotel Awards

SwissHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedBaselGaia Hotel

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

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