Helvetia Hotel - Basel

Kuchengasse 13 , Basel, Switzerland  show map
 3 stars
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Helvetia Hotel - Basel

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Pets

Pets allowed

Overview

The charming 3-star Helvetia offers laundry, 24-hour reception and dry cleaning.

Guests will appreciate Helvetia close proximity to Architectural Museum, Kunstmuseum Basel and Zoo Basel. Basel city center is 2 km away.

The hotel lies within a 5-minute walk of Basel SBB train station. Just 75 minutes' drive from Zurich-Kloten airport.

Rooms

All 40 elegant rooms at Helvetia feature multi-channel TV, a minibar, a dressing area, a safe and IDD telephone. All bathrooms are appointed with a hairdryer, a shower and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

At the seasonal restaurant guests can enjoy seafood cuisine.

Services

Business facilities feature a meeting room and a business center.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site (reservation might be needed) at CHF 20 per day.

Number of rooms:   40.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator

Services

  • Free airport shuttle
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Newspaper service
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Snack bar

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Separate sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Media

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

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from 14:00-23:00 hours

Check-Out

  • until 01:00-11:00 hours

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 2 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Kuchengasse 13 , Basel, Switzerland

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City Center
  • Basel
    1.1km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Basel SBB
    200 m
  • Badischer Bahnhof
    2.6km
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Chez Alain (inside Hotel Helvetia)
    0 m
  • Da Roberto (cuisine: Italian, Seafood, Pizza & Pasta)
    40 m
Beaches
  • CityBeach Messe
    720 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from 14:00-23:00 hours
  • Check-Out:
    until 01:00-11:00 hours
  • Number of rooms:
    40

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Rooms and availability

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Bed type: 2 Single beds
Size: 15m2
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En-suite room with a TV and a minibar.

Room facilities
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    Bed type: Triple
    Size: 20m2
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    En-suite room with a TV and a minibar.

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      How to reach hotel

      hotel Helvetia Hotel - Basel Basel location
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      Hotel Address:

      Kuchengasse 13 , Basel, Switzerland

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Basel
        1.1km
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Basel SBB
        200 m
      • Badischer Bahnhof
        2.6km
      • Bus stop
        100 m
      Restaurants
      • Chez Alain (inside Hotel Helvetia)
        0 m
      • Da Roberto (cuisine: Italian, Seafood, Pizza & Pasta)
        40 m
      Beaches
      • CityBeach Messe
        720 m
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from 14:00-23:00 hours
      • Check-Out:
        until 01:00-11:00 hours
      • Number of rooms:
        40

      Hotel Awards

      SwissHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedBaselHelvetia

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Best 3 Star Hotels in Switzerland

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      Helvetia Location

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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions

      • Galerie Gisèle Linder - 200 m
      • Galerie J. R. Schläppi - 300 m
      • Tinguely Brunnen - 500 m
      • Die erschti Lektion - 600 m
      • Daniel Blaise Thorens - 600 m
      • Galerie Beyeler - 700 m

      Places of interest

      • Markthalle - 100 m

      Train stations

      • Basel SBB - 100 m

      Amusement

      • Kino Mascotte - 100 m
      • Restaurant Bowling - 300 m
      • Cinéma Capitol - 400 m
      • Pathe Eldorado: - 400 m
      • Cinema Küchlin - 400 m
      • fantastic empire - 600 m

      Museums

      • Kunsthalle Basel - 500 m
      • Puppenhausmuseum - 600 m
      • Architectural Museum - 600 m
      • Historisches Museum Basel - 600 m
      • Kunstmuseum Basel - 700 m
      • Antikenmuseum - 700 m

      Parks

      • Zoological Garden - 400 m

      Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

      • Zolli (Zoologischer Garten) - 500 m
      • Zoologischer Garten Basel - 500 m

      Theaters

      • Theater BasiLight - 400 m
      • Theater Basel - 400 m
      • Theater- und Clownschule - 700 m
      • Theater Baseldytschi Bihni - 700 m
      • Scala Basel - 700 m
      • Broadway Theater AG - 700 m

      Business areas

      • BIZ tower - 100 m

      Local Attractions

      • Anatomisches Museum - 1.9km
        Pestalozzistrasse 20, Basel
      • Kannenfeldpark - 2.1km
        Kannenfeldpark, 4055 Basel Basel-Stadt, Switzerland 47,565621 7,570722, Basel
      • Solitude Park - 2.4km
        Solitude-Promenade, Basel
      • Jean Tinguely Museum - 2.1km
        Paul Sacher-Anlage 2, Basel
      • Botanischer Garten Bruglingen / Grun 80 - 2.4km
        Vorder Bruglingen, Basel

      Near the hotelNear the hotel

      • Zoo Basel - 480 m
        Binningerstrasse 40, Basel
      • Indigo Fitness Club - 440 m
        Sternengasse 19, Basel
      • Tinguely-Brunnen - 580 m
        Theaterplatz, Basel
      • Fine Arts Museum (Kunstmuseum) - 750 m
        St. Alban-Graben 16, Basel
      • Haus zum Kirschgarten - 440 m
        Elisabethenstrasse 27 / 29, Basel
      • Offene Kirche Elisabethen - 570 m
        Elisabethenstrasse 10-14, Basel
      • Spielzeug Welten Museum Basel - 610 m
        Steinenvorstadt 1, Basel

      Restaurants Nearby

      • Chez Alain (inside Hotel Helvetia) - 0 m

        Address: Kuchengasse 13
        Phone: +41 (0)61 - 272 06 88

        71% likes this, based on 27 reviews

      • Brasserie Bahnof Basel - 40 m

        Address: Centralbahnstrasse 14
        Phone: 00 41 61 205 91 91

        66% likes this, based on 37 reviews

      • Mr Wong - 110 m

        Address: Centralbahnplatz 1

      • Da Roberto - 40 m

        Address: Kuchengasse 3
        Phone: +41(0)61 2058550

        74% likes this, based on 58 reviews
        Cuisine: Italian, Seafood, Pizza & Pasta
        Price Range: GBP 8 - GBP 50

      • Le Train Bleu (inside Hotel Victoria am Bahnhof) - 110 m

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

        55% likes this, based on 55 reviews

      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from 14:00-23:00 hours
      • Check-Out:
        until 01:00-11:00 hours
      • Number of rooms:
        40

      Hotel Awards

      SwissHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedBaselHelvetia

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Best 3 Star Hotels in Switzerland

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      Helvetia Reviews

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

      Individual guest reviews

      • Group of friends
        8.8

        The hotel is family owned and the small staff could not have been more helpful.the young lady on reception was most helpful and informative and went out of her way to help us with any enquiries.

      • Family with children
        6.2

        Great position for the rail station and tram stop. And a good breakfast

        The expense but then again Switzerland is just way overpriced.

      • Single
        10.0

        People who work in the hotel are wonderful, friendly, helpful and generous. They help you in anyway they can. The charge of the room is absolutely reasonable for the location. It is right next to the train station, shops and stores are near by. Very convenience!

      • Couple
        6.2

        The hotel staff were very helpful and friendly. They gave us a public transport pass which was very handy. The bathroom was newly renovated and was excellent.

        Breakfast was a little underwhelming and there was a bug floating in the milk. It is right near the train station so it is very easy to get to if travelling that way, and easy to find if driving, but the neighbourhood is a bit grimy due to its position near the station. It is on a small alleyway that is noisy at nighttime because of staff at restaurants surrounding the hotel and there are some sex cinemas just up the street.

      • Group of friends
        7.8

        Hotel staff were very competent and helpful. Hotel is close to railway station and buses.

      • Single
        9.2

        Your willingness to change my room to one with more light Good breakfasts excellent location and housekeeping starr

        I wasn't clear on how I was charged--I thought my credit card had already been charged but it was also charged when I left, hope I didn't pay twice!

      • Single
        5.8

        location, free ticket for the bus comunication in the city

        no internet comnection (wi fi) in the room,

      • Single
        10.0

        The staff were wonderful, very caring and helpful. The food and service were excelleent. I would highly recommend this hotel to anyone. I defineately will be back here again!

        I liked thee clean rooms. I loved the location - very close to the train station, busses and trams. The room was modern and well appointed.

      • Group of friends
        7.0

        Room was clean and comfortable. Close to Hauptbahnhof and tram connections for the city centre. Transport card that the hotel gave us was a nice bonus.

        The noise, though I was up a few floors, my room was above an alley where restaurants were dumping their rubbish. Though clean in the alleyway, there was crashing of cans and people talking very loudly till very late/early hours.

      • Single
        4.6

        good breakfast

        the room was extremely hot and it was impossible to modify the air conditioninig. A very loud metallic noise made it impossible to sleep at night until 6am (although I asked for a quiet room, and I am not a sensitive person). In the bathroom, no hooks at all. And only one microscopic bag with shower gel, enough to wash your face. Sloppy internet. Not good enlightened at night. For this price even in Switzerland you would expect a little bit more.

      • Group of friends
        8.2

        The staff are very helpful. even helped us with checking in for our flights. Location can't be better ... a stone throw from the train and tram staions but still away from the main traffic noise. the main complaint is with the pillows being too soft to our liking.

      • Older travelers
        8.8

        Easy to find and best location, only cross the road from Basel SBB train station. Nice staff and breakfast. Room size is big and comfort. Breakfast is good and free wifi. Free mobility card for free travelling around basel.

      • Older travelers
        6.2

        Proximity to the city center and free transportation.

        Poor-to-none internet connection. Absence of air conditioner in the room.

      • Group of friends
        10.0

        When we arrived we were immediately greeted at the desk by a very nice woman who spent time helping us with maps and a great suggestion for seeing the Munster (it was Sunday, nothing was open except the Munster). She recommended a great place to eat and we had a very nice one day visit because of her. In the AM, Thomas at the desk went to great trouble to make sure our next reservation in Geneva was assured, even faxing the hotel we were going to be staying at. The room was clean and spacious, the beds very comfortable. And, we were on a quiet side street just a few steps from the train station. I would stay there again and recommend it to anyone visiting Geneva!

      • Group of friends
        8.0

        Location - excellent for main station & city public transport. Staff very helpful, and gave us free public transport ticket for our stay.

        A relatively minor point, a shame there was no toaster or grill at the breakfast.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Helvetia Hotel - Basel Basel location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      Kuchengasse 13 , Basel, Switzerland

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Basel
        1.1km
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Basel SBB
        200 m
      • Badischer Bahnhof
        2.6km
      • Bus stop
        100 m
      Restaurants
      • Chez Alain (inside Hotel Helvetia)
        0 m
      • Da Roberto (cuisine: Italian, Seafood, Pizza & Pasta)
        40 m
      Beaches
      • CityBeach Messe
        720 m
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from 14:00-23:00 hours
      • Check-Out:
        until 01:00-11:00 hours
      • Number of rooms:
        40

      Hotel Awards

      SwissHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedBaselHelvetia

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Best 3 Star Hotels in Switzerland

      Use Badge