Gaia Hotel - Basel

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

Centralbahnstrasse 13, Basel, Switzerland, 4002show map
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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
Wi-Fi
Parking

CHF 25 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant buffet

Swimming pool
Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Massage

Spa & wellness centre

Laundry

Services

  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Doctor on call
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining

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

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities

Children

  • Cots
  • Children's buffet

Spa & Leisure

  • Swimming pool
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage

Room view

  • City view

Room features

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

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Free toiletries

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
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Good to know
Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 2 yearsCotFREEAll children3 - 12 yearsExtra bedFREEChildren above
12 years or adults
Extra bed
Maximum capacity of cots in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are allowed on request.
Cancellation
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Rooms and availability

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Location
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
Basel CathedralBasel Cathedral3000 ft
Basel Christmas MarketBasel Christmas Market2700 ft
Basel SBBBasel SBB400 ft
Architectural MuseumArchitectural Museum2300 ft
Kunstmuseum BaselKunstmuseum Basel2700 ft
Zoological GardenZoological Garden2000 ft
Museum of Domestic Culture (HMB)Museum of Domestic Culture (HMB)1700 ftElisabethenstrasse 27/29
Open Church BaselOpen Church Basel2000 ftElisabethenstrasse 10-14 Basel
Hammering ManHammering Man2100 ftAeschenplatz
Tinguely-BrunnenTinguely-Brunnen2300 ftTheatervorplatz Steinenberg / Klostergasse
Spielzeug Welten Museum BaselSpielzeug Welten Museum Basel2500 ftSteinenvorstadt 1 Steineck-Stiftung
CityBeach MesseCityBeach Messe2500 ftDufourstrasse 25, Basel
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Le Train Bleu (inside Hotel Victoria am Bahnhof)Le Train Bleu (inside Hotel Victoria am Bahnhof)200 ftCentralbahnplatz 3-4
Restaurant SteinbockRestaurant Steinbock200 ftCentralbahnstrasse 19
Mr WongMr Wong400 ftCentralbahnplatz 1
old postold post300 ftCentralbahnstrasse 21
Alte PostAlte Post300 ftCentralbahnstrassse 21
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Marktplatz BaselMarktplatz Basel4000 ft
SpalentorSpalentor4600 ft
Badischer BahnhofBadischer Bahnhof1.6 mi
Messe BaselMesse Basel1.2 mi
Jewish Museum of BaselJewish Museum of Basel3700 ft
Tinguely MuseumTinguely Museum1.2 mi
Museum Jean TinguelyMuseum Jean Tinguely1.2 mi
Syngenta World HeadquartersSyngenta World Headquarters1.4 mi
Tierpark Lange ErlenTierpark Lange Erlen2.0 mi
Fine Arts Museum (Kunstmuseum)Fine Arts Museum (Kunstmuseum)2700 ftSt. Alban-Graben 16
HMB - Museum of HistoryHMB - Museum of History2700 ftBarfuessergasse 4 Barfüsserpl. 4
CartoonmuseumCartoonmuseum2900 ftSt. Alban-Vorstadt 28
Museum of Music (HMB)Museum of Music (HMB)2900 ftIm Lohnhof 9
Basel MunsterBasel Munster3300 ftRittergasse 3
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Getting around
Airports
Belp (BRN)44.0 mi
Zurich-Kloten (ZRH)45.3 mi
Train
Basel SBB400 ft
Badischer Bahnhof1.6 mi
Bus
Bus stop400 ft
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Reviews
8.4
SuperbBased on  258  reviews
  • 2.0
    Guest rating

    We LOVED our stay at GAIA!!! The hotel was easy to access from the airport and central to the trains and... So much more beautiful inside and out than we had hoped! And the breakfast, with Luka, was amazing every morning of our stay!!! Would happily stay again!

  • 9.6
    Exclusive

    It was a very clean and nice hotel. Staff was friendly at any time. It's also very central in town. Everything is nearby.

    The bathroom was a bit too small, but to be precise... the shower was really big but you couldn't stretch your legs when sitting on the toilet.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Good location pleasant personel,some noise due to tram and rail. excellent breakfast.acomodating reception

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Very helpful staff, service-oriented attitude. Convenient location next to SBB railway station and within easy reach of town centre. Good breakfast.

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    Everything was great! The staff, hotel design, service, location. Really couldnt believe that the prices were so affordable for such fantastic service. Free transport tickets, free minibar in room. Just perfect.

  • 10.0
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    The staff were fabulous - very friendly and helpful. The breakfast was superb, great choice of food and beautifully prepared. The "extras" were really appreciated - the reception staff were chasing the airline who had temporarily lost one of our cases without being prompted to do so - each morning there was a wee news summary sheet in the breakfast room in several different languages - a a lovely pair of coffe mugs given to us on departure.

    You cannot complain about anything when you have had one of your best ever hotel experiences.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Convenient to tram/bus service. Hotel provided free transport pass. Breakfast was good. Free mini bar in room provided water and a couple of soft drinks. The safe required a refundable 2CHF coin.

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    Great location and hospitable staff

    Room on front side of buiilding, noisy as near the train and tram stations. On one morning, breakfast staff was overwhelmed--no seating, little food on the line, and dishes not cleared from the empty tables; not a good way to start your morning.

  • 9.2
    Superb

    We enjoyed the location near the Central station. Staff was very helpful, room was very clean, well equipped.

    The room is tiny, so is the bathroom.

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    Hotel Gotthard is a quiet and small hotel, steps from the SBB station. Breakfast is first rate. Rooms are tasteful and spotless. Price is what I expect to pay for the convenience and quality offered.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    The location is great as it is just beside SBB yet it is quiet in the room. Convenient to move around Basel from there.

    Lack of restaurant or in room service

  • 8.8
    Superb

    the location opposite the station was very convenient as we arrived in Basel by train. The staff on the desk were very helpful and recommended a restaurant we really enjoyed.

    We would have liked a proper double bed rather than two twin beds pushed together.

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    Exellent location (near the station, stations to the center), exellent service - reception, breakfast room and house cleaning. Exellent breakfast - fresh and rich. Very recomened Hotel !!!

    For us everything was really satisfying.

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    The friendliness of the staff, the room is good, good breakfast.

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    Very friendly staff, great breakfast, situated near all transport links. One of the best hotels we have ever stayed in for comfort and location. Price includes buffet breakfast, free mini bar, tea/coffee facilities and free transport card so worth the cost.

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Highlights
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3of 51 hotels in Basel
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According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Best Family Hotels in Switzerland

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Good to know
Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 2 yearsCotFREEAll children3 - 12 yearsExtra bedFREEChildren above
12 years or adults
Extra bed
Maximum capacity of cots in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are allowed on request.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Belp (BRN)44.0 mi
Zurich-Kloten (ZRH)45.3 mi
Train
Basel SBB400 ft
Badischer Bahnhof1.6 mi
Bus
Bus stop400 ft
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