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Basel Hotels

Hotel Brasserie Au Violon

  • Im Lohnhof 4 Map It
  • Practical Base

Pros

  • Fresh breakfast favorites are included and served in a Provençal-style dining room

Cons

  • Some small rooms
  • Safes only available at reception

Updated 10/15/2012

Fodor's Review

Hotel Brasserie Au Violon. The former residents here—priests and prisoners—never had it so good. Housed in a 12th-century building that served as a cloister and then a prison, the hotel now captivates its clientele with subdued elegance, a peaceful location, and a terrific restaurant. There are some reminders of the building's austere past—guest rooms overlooking the courtyard still conform to cell-block arrangements, with uniformly tight square footage. Guest

rooms facing the town offer more space at a slightly higher rate. The brasserie, with its mirrored bar and iron-legged tables, serves French classics.

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Hotel Information

Address:

Im Lohnhof 4, Basel, 4051, Switzerland

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Phone:

061-2698711

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Closed between Christmas and New Year's
  • 20 rooms
  • Breakfast

Updated 10/15/2012

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