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GAIA Hotel
Centralbahnstr. 13, 4002 Basel
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City center 1.56 km Train station 0.08 km Airport 72.58 km
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Your HRS offer

Dbl. from €207.23

HRS price assurance

If you find a better offer, we will refund you the difference.
Free for HRS guests:
  • 1 bottle of mineral water
  • Use of the public transport network valid for the whole stay
  • Welcome drink
  • Use of an Internet terminal at the hotel
  • 1 mini bar refill
  • WLAN in room
  • Domestic landline phone calls


Important information

Style of hotel and ambience

A family-run hotel dating back to 1929, “GAIA HOTEL” is sure to provide a memorable stay to all. Conference space is available for professionals, while guests can enjoy a delicious breakfast in the belle époque-style breakfast room. There’s also a small on-site spa, featuring a Finnish sauna, Kneipp trail and rain showers.

Service & facilities

  • Reception (lobby)
  • Elevator
  • Public Internet terminal Hourly rate 0 CHF
  • Car park is directly by hotel
  • Car park is a 3-minute walk away
  • Secure parking
  • Security patrolled car park
  • Garage in the hotel Fee per 24 hours 20 CHF
  • Garage is a 5-minute walk away
  • Secure parking for bicycles/motorbikes
  • Coach parking space at hotel
  • Restaurant(s) 1 open from 06:30.00 until 10:00.00
  • Hotel bar
  • Sauna
  • Fire alarm
  • Smoke detectors
  • WLAN with Internet access in lobby Hourly rate 0 CHF Fee per day 0 CHF
  • Mobile phone reception
  • WLAN operator GAIA Hotel
  • Door with security lock in 86 rooms
  • Breakfast from 06:30 o'clock to 10:00 o'clock
  • Vegetarian food available
  • Wholefood available
  • Diabetic food available
  • Seating with armrests in reception area
  • Interior lighting in public areas with motion sensors
  • Within walking distance of public transport max. 500m
  • Background music not louder than 40 db
  • Smoke detectors in all rooms
  • Hallways equipped with fire exstinguishers
  • Hotel has emergency lighting
  • Hotel staiways ventilated
  • Hotel complies with country/state/local fire laws
  • Visual alarms for the Deaf/Hard of Hearing in hallways
  • Visual alarms for the Deaf/Hard of Hearing in public areas
  • Audible smoke alarm in hallways
  • Hotel auto linked to fire station (Alarm automatically notifies fire station)
  • Guest rooms accessed by interior entrances
  • Building meets all current local, state and country building codes
  • Guest room doors self closing
  • Parking areas patrolled
  • Parking area equipped with lights
  • Emergency back-up generators
  • Hotel staff trained in first aid
  • Hotel staff trained in cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR)

Room facilities

  • WLAN with Internet access in rooms Hourly rate 0 CHF Provider Swisscom
  • Wheelchair-friendly rooms in accordance with DIN 18024, 18025 Number 1
  • Cable TV
  • Satellite TV
  • TV remote control
  • Radio
  • Desk
  • Separate luggage store
  • Telephone by the bed
  • Telephone on the desk
  • Telephone in the bathroom
  • Room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Coffee machine/tea-maker in 86 rooms
  • Centrally controlled air conditioning
  • Temperature controls in 86 rooms
  • Soundproof windows
  • Windows for opening
  • Make-up mirror
  • Full-length mirror
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Bathroom with window
  • Heated towel rack in bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Emergency information
  • Plan of emergency exits
  • TV with international news channel
  • Senior Comfort suitable room incl. bath
  • Separate reading light for bed
  • Separate luggage storage space
  • Spacious wardrobe (linen shelf, hanging options)
  • Bed at least 100 cm wide (single bed), at least 180 cm (double bed)
  • Hooks for bath robes in bathroom
  • Additional seating option in bathroom
  • Complimentary slippers provided in room
  • Water boiler in room
  • Free tea supplies in room

In-house services

  • Large dogs permitted Fee per day 15 CHF
  • Pets permitted Fee per day 15 CHF
  • Hotel safe
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Porter service
  • Free daily newspapers
  • Business center
  • Laundry service
  • Shoe-polishing machine
  • 1 bottle of mineral water
  • Use of the public transport network valid for the whole stay
  • Welcome drink
  • Use of an Internet terminal at the hotel
  • 1 mini bar refill
  • WLAN in room
  • Domestic landline phone calls
  • Chemist and doctor can be contacted via reception
  • Various daily newspapers available
  • Information material about the hotel, region and local events

Hotel data

Hotel built in 1886, Last complete renovation 1998, Last partial renovation 2002, Number of floors 5, Total number of rooms 86, Number of single rooms 26, Number of double rooms 60, of which have 2 separate beds 60, of which have a double bed 60, of which are suitable as three-bed rooms 6, Rooms with connecting door 4, Number of junior suites 5, Number of apartments 1, Number of rooms with air conditioning 86, Hotel open all year round, Reception manned 24 hours a day, Earliest check-in 14:00, Latest check-out 12:00, Multilingual staff on hand 24 hours a day, English-speaking staff available during the day, English-speaking staff available at night, Number of luxury rooms 50, Number of business rooms 26, Bed-and-breakfast hotel, City hotel, Business hotel, Boutique hotel, Trade fair/conference hotel, family-run hotel, child-friendly hotel, No-smoking hotel, No-smoking room 86, Family rooms available 7, Children's beds/cots 2,

Reception open

Every day 24 hours

Reception manned at weekends
24 hours occupied
Check-In : 14:00
Check-Out : 12:00

Free for HRS guests:

  • 1 bottle of mineral water
  • Use of the public transport network valid for the whole stay
  • Welcome drink
  • Use of an Internet terminal at the hotel
  • 1 mini bar refill
  • WLAN in room
  • Domestic landline phone calls

Accepted payment methods

The following credit cards are accepted by GAIA Hotel:

 Diners Club  Visa  Eurocard/MasterCard  American Express

GAIA Hotel

Location and distance

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City center

1.56 km


72.58 km
Zürich Airport (ZRH)

Train station

0.08 km
Basel - Bahnhof SBB

Location of the hotel

Based just 10 minutes from Basel’s historic centre, some of the city’s best attractions can be found in the immediate vicinity of this boutique hotel. Explore the Gothic-style Basel Minster (1 kilometre), which dates back to the 9th Century, or take in regional art through the ages at the Fine Arts Museum (1 kilometre).



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