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Mrs. D

Member since: 2006
Speaks english, french, german

Cosy charm near Basel`s center

13 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Photos and Description of this Sankt Johann holiday apartment

Hi-speed internet and Mobility Card included

Welcome to Basle, city of culture and commerce. Whether you come on holiday or on business, this lovingly furnished flat will afford you all that you need for a relaxing stay. Centrally located, you can easily take advantage of Basle’s complete palette of activities, as well as sightseeing in neighbouring Germany and Alsace. The apartment offers a great deal of comfort in a small space and its residential character will afford you a good night’s sleep.

  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Mrs. D (Owner)
Member since: 2006
Speaks english, french, german


based on 13 traveller reviews

Cosy charm near Basel`s center
average rating of 4.6153846 based on 13 reviews

Perfect location for visiting Basel.

  • 5 of 5

Janice was so helpful. The apartment had everything we needed. A very real experience on life in Basel.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Austin, Texas

Wonderful Stay in Basel

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I were very pleased with our stay in this flat. The owner was more than kind to us, and as mentioned in the prior review, stocked the refrigerator with delicious local food and drinks. She also gave us a map orientation and suggestions for eating out. The bed was nice and everything was kept super clean. In addition to the comfort inside, this flat is located right near Tram line 11 which served almost all our needs for getting around the city. The grocery stores (Micros and Coop) are within walking distance. Overall our stay in Basel exceeded our expectations. Thanks!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review! I thoroughly enjoyed having you as guests and appreciate your kindness.I hope that all your journeys will be happy ones and that I may see you again.
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Courtenay British Columbia


  • 5 of 5

We stayed 5 nights in the apartment and were more than happy with the experience. The instructions on how to get there from the airport were easy to follow and the owner met us on arrival. La Garconniere is very comfortable and clean with with a queen size bed, well equipped kitchenette and bathroom with shower. You are able to control the heat within the apartment. Cozy.

Janice the very accommodating and informative owner stocks the fridge with everything you would need for your breakfast meal. Preparing it yourself was ideal as there was no schedule and you could eat when you wanted. The tram system is excellent and the stop only a couple of minutes away provided easy access to down town, the train station or France for lunch if you like. The free public transit card which Janice provided was well used.It is also a great walk on either side of the Rhine to the city center. Overall a great stay and we have and will continue to recommend it highly.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write these kind words. I love having people from all over the world come to me, it makes me richer in experience of different cultures and languages. I hope that I gave you a good insight into the life and beauties of my adopted hometown and the surrounding regions, and that your subsequent holiday was as happy and fulfilling as you could have wished. Many warm regards to two lovely folks in beautiful Comox, Janice
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Sydney Australia

Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

We stayed 9 nights in Basel to attend "Basel World" the famous Watch and Jewellery Fair and used this little apartment as our base. It was very centrally located being very close to two major tram routes. The inclusion of the transport pass meant we could hop on and off trams and buses at will.

The apartment was tiny but provided all our needs. The fridge was very well stocked for self prepared breakfasts and a supermarket one tram stop away meant we could shop and have a home cooked meal occasionally.

The patisserie next door was stocked with the most delicious cakes and chocolates!!

It was great having an internet connection.

Janice went out of her way to ensure our stay was a happy and memorable one.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 3, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Denver, Colorado, USA

Bargain in Basel

  • 4 of 5

My partner and I spent a few days in Basel and the flat was perfect. It is small, but has everything you need, is clean and centrally located. The transit pass is also a wonderful perk. We walked a block to the tram which took us right to my aunts flat who we were in town to visit.

Janice is very nice. We would definitely return and stay in the flat again.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Gute Lage, gute Ausstattung, in die Jahre gekommen, super Preis-Leistungs-Verhältnis (für Schweiz)

  • 3 of 5

Gute Lage, gute Ausstattung, in die Jahre gekommen, super Preis-Leistungs-Verhältnis (für Schweiz)

Dusche in der Küche, in die Jahre gekommene Ausstattung - aber grundsätzlich ist alles da!

Nutzung mit 2 Personen und Baby nicht empfehlenswert, wenn auch laut Vermieterin möglich. Ist einfach zu eng.

Lage innerhalb Basels gut, zügige Anbindung mit Straßenbahn in die Stadt, zur Messe etc.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Danke für die korrekte und sachliche Bewertung. Klar, wenn Sie 4 Stern Ansprüche haben, müssen Sie viel tiefer in die Tasche greifen und die von mir umsonst angebotenen Leistungen- Garage, Kinderbett, Gästesteuer, Bettwäsche, Endreinigung, Strom- zusatzlich berappen.
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Nearest Airport
5 Kilometres
Basel- Mulhouse
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
5 Kilometres
St. Johann Fähre 500 Meter
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Hagenthal-le- Bas
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Basel St. Johann
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Autobahnanschluss Kannenfeld 500 Meter
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
90 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

Basle is located in northwest Switzerland, directly bordering on France and Germany and one hour from Zurich, Bern and Luzern; a great base camp for exploration. The train stations and airport, as well as the trade fair, are easily reached with public transportation and there are two tram lines within a few seconds walk of the door. In the immediate neighbourhood, you’ll find everything you need- a bank, post office, grocery stores and restaurants, as well as a wonderful bakery next door to the house. The city of Basle, renowned for its museums and zoological garden, awaits you!

Other Activities: All that the city has to offer


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday apartment in Sankt Johann, Switzerland

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3 night minimum stay

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in Sankt Johann, Switzerland

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 24 m²
Location Type:
  • City Centre
  • Town
  • Tourist Attractions
  • soap
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , hair dryer
  • As in many homes of this construction period, the shower - which has recently been renovated - is in a corner of the kitchen.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , 1 child bed
  • The bedroom is sunny and cheerful and is furnished with a queen-sized bed. The bedding is of high quality for your comfort. There is a TV (satellite programs) and DVD player.
  • Books
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
The kitchen is well-equipped and includes a toaster and a Tassimo coffee machine for brewing coffee, tea or hot chocolate.The apartment was furnished for my personal use and and with great care to details, so that you can expect to find quality in your surroundings. Parking space upon request, Fr. 10/Tag.