Hotel Balegra in Basel - 3 HOTEL INFO stars

This is what awaits you:

  • 1 bottle of mineral water
  • Use of the public transport network valid for the whole stay
  • Use of an Internet terminal at the hotel

Style of hotel and ambience

The Hotel Bâlegra in Basel is personally-run by its owner Daniel Speicher. All rooms dispose of such amenities like bathroom/shower/toilet, flatscreen TV, direct dial telephone, safe, and hair dryer. A rich breakfast buffet ensures an easy start into the day.

Special features of the hotel

W-LAN free of charge, comfort rooms are either bigger or have a queensize bed. Late arrivals (Mo-Do. 21.00h, Fr/Sa/Su and holiday 17.00h) MUST register! You receive an access code for the room key! Thnak you.

Hotel data

Hotel built in 1957, Last complete renovation 2014, Number of floors 3, Total number of rooms 26, Number of single rooms 12, Number of double rooms 14, of which have 2 separate beds 6, of which have a double bed 8, of which are suitable as three-bed rooms 1, of which are suitable as four-bed rooms 1, Rooms with connecting door 2, Hotel closed from 2011-12-26, to 2012-01-03, Reception manned at weekends from 08:00, to 17:00, Reception manned from 07:00, to 21:00, Earliest check-in 12:00, Latest check-out 11:00, English-speaking staff available during the day, English-speaking staff available at night, Hotel, City hotel, Station hotel, Business hotel, Trade fair hotel, Airport hotel, Motel, Sport/leisure hotel, Holiday hotel, family-run hotel, Family hotel, Women's hotel, Cycling/biker hotel, No-smoking hotel, Gay and lesbian-friendly hotel, No-smoking room 26, Family rooms available 1, Children's beds/cots 0, Renovation work planned 2020-12-01, to 2020-12-31, in area room

AddressShow map

Reiterstrasse 1, 4054 Basel, Switzerland


  • Station (Basel - Bahnhof SBB/SNCF) 1.79 km
  • City centre (Basel) 1.57 km
  • Airport (EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport (BSL)) 4.5 km
  • Highway (Basel City) 2.0 km

Service times

Reception open:

7:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Reception manned at weekends:

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Earliest check-in:

12:00 PM

Latest check-out:

11:00 AM

    Accepted payment methods

  • Diners Club
  • Visa
  • Eurocard/MasterCard
  • American Express
  • Electronic cash

Hotel facilities

  • Reception (lobby)
  • Elevator
  • Public Internet terminal Hourly rate 0 CHF
  • Hotel-owned car park Fee per 24 hours 8,00 CHF
  • Car park is directly by hotel
  • Car park is a 5-minute walk away
  • Secure parking for bicycles/motorbikes
  • Restaurant(s) 1 open from 10:00.00 until 23:00.00 Closed monday
  • Hotel bar
  • Café/bistro
  • Garden terrace
  • Fire alarm
  • Smoke detectors
  • Video surveillance of hotel lobby
  • WLAN with Internet access in lobby Hourly rate 0,00 CHF Fee per day 0 CHF
  • Mobile phone reception
  • WLAN operator Cabelcom
  • Door with security lock in 23 rooms
  • Breakfast from 07:00 o'clock to 09:30 o'clock
  • Smoke detectors in all rooms
  • Hallways equipped with fire exstinguishers
  • Hotel has emergency lighting
  • Hotel complies with country/state/local fire laws
  • Hotel auto linked to fire station (Alarm automatically notifies fire station)
  • Building meets all current local, state and country building codes
  • Emergency back-up generators
  • Hotel staff trained in cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Automated external defibrillator on site (AED)

Room facilities

  • WLAN with Internet access in rooms Hourly rate 0 CHF Cost per day 0 CHF Provider wlan
  • Cable TV
  • TV remote control
  • Radio
  • Desk
  • Separate luggage store
  • Telephone by the bed
  • Room safe
  • Iron + ironing board
  • Centrally controlled ventilation
  • Soundproof windows
  • Windows for opening
  • Make-up mirror
  • Full-length mirror
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Bathroom with window
  • Emergency information
  • Plan of emergency exits
  • TV with international news channel
  • Additional seating option in bathroom
  • Complimentary slippers provided in room

In-house services

  • Large dogs permitted Fee per day 8,00 CHF
  • Pets permitted Fee per day 8,00 CHF
  • Hotel safe
  • Vending machine for beverages
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Classic concierge service
  • Gift vouchers available for ab CHF 50
  • Express check-out
  • Free daily newspapers
  • Shuttle service to the central station Fee 30 CHF
  • Shuttle service to the airport Fee 40 CHF
  • Shuttle service to the trade fair Fee 45 CHF
  • Secretarial services
  • Car rental
  • Laundry service
  • Shoe-polishing machine
  • 1 bottle of mineral water
  • Use of the public transport network valid for the whole stay
  • Use of an Internet terminal at the hotel
  • WLAN in room
  • Towels changed every 1 day(s)
  • Adaptor for Chinese/US plugs

Hotel location

Reiterstrasse 1, 4054 Basel -

Evaluations of Balegra

Overall 56 ratings, including comments: 32 ratings
7.4 / 10
Average rating of all hotel guests
82% of all hotel guests would recommend this hotel to their friends
Corporate customers
6.2 / 10
October 2015

quiet and nice place.

only sushi restaurant in the area. If you don't like sushi you can't eat. breakfast was not good (only tinned food)

Corporate customers
8.3 / 10
July 2014

For somebody being all the day in the office just right place to stay

Bit noisy because of thin walls No AC

Corporate customers
6.3 / 10
May 2014


The smell in the room was very bad and it wasn't just my room, but other rooms as well.

Corporate customers
4.2 / 10
November 2012

Very old and smelling carpet, some rooms have no shower,, not even at the same floor. Rooms are cold, heating is turned off at 09:30 pm. Even on cold days.

Private Solo traveller
7.0 / 10
December 2010

Heating didn't work on arrival, and the room heated up slowly (same complaint confirmed by other guest), and was without shower (not indicated when booking). Even the breakfast room was slightly chilly. They add an extra hotel fee of 3 Fr. And the breakfast is more than 10 Fr..

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