Get an overview of this hotel4.5-star luxury hotel, walk to Messeturm Basel


Located in the heart of Basel, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Congress Center Basel and Basel Town Hall. Jean Tinguely Museum is 0.8 mi (1.2 km) away.

Hotel Features

Along with a full-service spa, this hotel has a restaurant and a health club. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a coffee shop/café, and a snack bar/deli are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 238 soundproofed rooms feature WiFi and 24-hour room service. For a bit of entertainment, flat-screen TVs come with satellite channels, and guests will also appreciate thoughtful touches like espresso makers and pillow menus.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, Swissotel Le Plaza Basel features a health club and a sauna. The hotel offers a restaurant, a coffee shop/café, and a snack bar/deli. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This 4.5-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and a meeting room. This luxury hotel also offers a steam room, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. For a surcharge, a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) is offered to guests. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

  • 24-hour business center 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Computer station 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Health club 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Number of floors - 6 
  • One meeting room 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Sauna 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Steam room 
  • Total number of rooms - 238 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 1984 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Soundproofed rooms  

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Espresso maker 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Minibar 
  • Pay movies 
  • Phone 
  • Pillow menu 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge) 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Breakfast is available for a surcharge between 6:30 AM and 11 AM.

Swissotel Le Plaza Basel has a restaurant on site.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a health club, a sauna, and a steam room.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Spa Services

Guests can pamper themselves with a trip to the onsite spa, which has 2 treatment rooms. Services include hot stone massages, massages, facials, and body wraps. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including reflexology.

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for CHF 75.00 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.


Pets allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: CHF 3.50 per person, per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: CHF 32.00 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: CHF 29.90 (for 24 hours, rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): CHF 29.90 (for 24 hours, rates may vary)
  • Valet parking fee: CHF 40.00 per day
  • Pet fee: CHF 15.00 per night
  • Late check-out fee: CHF 90.00
  • Rollaway bed fee: CHF 75.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Construction is underway at a neighboring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work.

National Rating

Hotelstars Union assigns an official star rating for properties in Switzerland. This property is rated 4 star Superior and is displayed on this page as 4.5 stars.

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