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


This family-friendly Basel hotel is located on the waterfront, 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).

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

Family Friendly Amenities

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


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access (29.90 CHF per 24 hours surcharge), Wired internet access (29.90 CHF per 24 hours surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

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

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.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Segway rental/tour on site 
  • Boat tours nearby 

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.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Reflexology 
  • Number of treatment rooms 2 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

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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