Schweizerhof Basel Hotel
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Had a lovely walk into the city. Walked down to the river hoping to walk along its bank, but could not get down on the side we were at so walked back up.
The hotel we are staying in provides a free travel card, so decided to make use of it. Travelled around the city on the trams seeing some of the cultural aspects.
Found a nice …
... shopping in the village shop "Der Laden" and then going out to dinner. Main meal was in Minamoto - Japanese restaurant in Hotel Royal - and desert in Hotel Restaurant Waldhaus.
Back home to catch up with e-mails before retiring to bed.
Weather changed dramatically with rain, rain, rain and lower temperatures (Schneegrenze auf etwa 2000m sinkend!) should get a bit better by the weekend.
... never rains, a cooker with pots, will be needed when in isolated areas, a cold resistant sleeping bag, I hope that is all now, or else it will blow up my budget.
Tonight, I will meet Natalie, Alexander's sister, tomorrow I visit a former place of work in Meikirch , only a short ride from Bern.
in the title, it says thoughts and impression, I will leave this for next times entries, since I have already written a lot!
... message board by the front door cheered us up too - nice touch guys!
As soon as we had unloaded our luggage, we went in search of a restaurant still serving food in the by-now pouring rain with the accompaniment of lightning and clashes of thunder, and found Restaurant de l'Ange in Leyman, where we were ushered to the only remaining table - in front of the window. Joanne was a tad ...
Pascal drove us with our car to Zuerich airport, picking us up around 6pm after a days work in and around the house and last minute travel preparations. It was a smooth journey and having checked-in in the morning we didn't have to que too long to check-in our 9 suitcases and surfboard. The kids got excited for our long trip ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
TravelPod Member ReviewsSchweizerhof Basel Hotel
Lovely hotel, ideally located to trams and train station. Shops etc in easy reach. Great standard of hotel and the travel pass which was included with our rate also made things just that little bit cheaper in an expensive city.
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