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Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois
5 out of 5
Blumenrain 8, Basel
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The price is $610 per night
0.16 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (95 reviews)

"Perfect location, hospitable and helpful staff, a true luxury for our New Years escape."…"

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2020

Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois
Hotel Rochat Basel
3 out of 5
Petersgraben 23, Basel
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The price is $118 per night
0.18 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (240 reviews)

"Clean,comfortable and staff was helpfull close ro everywhere"…"

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2020

Hotel Rochat Basel
ibis budget Basel City
1.5 out of 5
Grosspeterstrasse 12, Basel
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The price is $74 per night
1.04 mi from city center
3.9/5Very Good! (819 reviews)

"Overall nice. And the staff was super friendly and attentive."…"

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2020

ibis budget Basel City
ibis Basel Bahnhof
2 out of 5
Margarethenstrasse 33-35, Basel, BS
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The price is $92 per night
0.79 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (520 reviews)

"as expected from Ibis. one special mention, staff notice its my birthday and gave me a brithday cake which was nice."…"

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2020

ibis Basel Bahnhof
Apaliving - Budgethotel
J.J. Balmer-Strasse 1, Basel
The price is $84 per night
1.25 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (196 reviews)

"great E-bike/helmet/lock rentals for 15 Euro for all day"…"

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2019

Apaliving - Budgethotel
Der Teufelhof Basel
3 out of 5
Leonhardsgraben 47-49, Basel, BS
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The price is $164 per night
0.18 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (560 reviews)
Great stay

"It was a short urgent overnight given flight delays etc. The staff were helpful and accommodating. Taxi services arranged and everything worked as expected..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2020

Der Teufelhof Basel
Hyperion Hotel Basel
4 out of 5
Messeplatz 12, Basel, BS
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The price is $120 per night
0.77 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (872 reviews)

"Location excellent, breakfast fantastic, staff lovely"…"

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

Hyperion Hotel Basel
Hotel Spalentor
4 out of 5
Schönbeinstrasse 1, Basel, BS
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The price is $134 per night
0.34 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (975 reviews)

"This was another excellent stay at Hotel Spalentor."…"

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2020

Hotel Spalentor
Residence Apartments by Hotel du Commerce
3 out of 5
Riehenring 79, Basel, BS
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The price is $105 per night
0.66 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (79 reviews)

"The location was very good and the check-in and out went smoothly once you figure it out."…"

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2019

Residence Apartments by Hotel du Commerce
easyHotel Basel
2 out of 5
Riehenring 109, Basel, BS
The price is $77 per night
0.71 mi from city center
3.5/5Good! (137 reviews)
Handy central location

"A perfect place to be based while attending a conference at the nearby Congress Centre. Clean, comfy, quiet and central."…"

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2019

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Visiting Basel

History buffs will enjoy exploring Basel, and visitors give high marks for the riverfront, top-notch restaurants, and shopping. This city also attracts tourists with its museums, art, and cafés. Top sights in the city include Basel Town Hall, Basler Muenster, and Basel Historical Museum.

  • There are 199 hotels and other accommodations in Basel
  • The closest major airport is in Basel (BSL-EuroAirport), 3.9 mi (6.2 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Mulhouse (MLH-EuroAirport), 3.9 mi (6.3 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Basel

Known for its museums, art, and festivals, the city's cultural venues include Basel Historical Museum, Beyeler Foundation, and Basel Natural History Museum. Attractions like Basel Zoo, Sole Uno, and Laguna Badeland are fun for kids of all ages. The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks like Basler Muenster, Spalentor, and Messeturm Basel.

In Basel, you'll find 199 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have a variety of choices for a perfect vacation. Here are top ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • B&B Auf dem Wolf - St. Jakob - Guests who stay at this 4-star bed & breakfast in Sankt Alban can enjoy access to free breakfast and a terrace, along with free WiFi.
  • GAIA HOTEL - Our customers like the dining options and central location at this hotel. This 4-star hotel in Sankt Alban features a full-service spa, free breakfast, and free WiFi.
  • Hotel Go2Bed Weil/Basel - This 4-star hotel features free WiFi, free parking, and a bar.

Other top sights in Basel include Basel Town Hall and St. Jakobshalle. One of the popular sights outside the city is Parc Expo de Mulhouse, 18.4 mi/29.7 km from the center of the city.

Getting Around Basel

With so many ways to get around, exploring all of Basel is simple. Nearby metro stations include Marktplatz Tram Stop, University Tram Stop, and Riehen Niederholz S-Bahn. If you want to journey outside of the area, ride aboard a train from Basel SBB Station, Basel St. Johann Station, or Basel Bad Station.

Dressing for Basel

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 55°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 29°F
  • From April to June, the average is 75°F during the day and 38°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 79°F during the day and 49°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 64°F as the daytime average and 32°F as the nighttime average
  • Average annual rainfall for Basel is 32.07 inches
  • August and July are usually the hottest months averaging 77°F, while February and January are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 31°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Basel?
Hotel Go2Bed Weil/Basel is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 4-star hotel offers free WiFi and free parking. Reviews from our site also recommend GAIA HOTEL and Steinenschanze Stadthotel as top choices for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Basel, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of room reservations are fully refundable as long as you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you might still have the option to cancel and get a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Enter dates in and click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to review the top deals on offer in Basel.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Basel?
To find more details about picking new dates or cancelling your trip to Basel, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Basel?
Based on reviews, ibis budget Basel Pratteln is a popular 1-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and air conditioning. Other options for your budget-friendly stay include Dorint An der Messe Basel and Apaliving - Budgethotel.
What's the best place to stay in Basel City Centre?
With 43 lodging options to choose from in this neighborhood, you should find the perfect place for your trip. Based on Expedia customer reviews, Hotel Basel is the highest ranked property in Basel City Centre. This 4-star hotel offers 2 restaurants and free WiFi. It’s located steps from Basel Town Hall. Other favorite options in the area include Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois and Steinenschanze Stadthotel.
What's the best hotel for families in Basel?
Hotel Stücki Basel is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and laundry facilities. Other options to stay with the kids include Novotel Basel City and Balade. Attractions like Basel Zoo and Sole Uno are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for couples in Basel?
Hotel Schiff am Rhein is a favorite 3-star hotel for couples, and features a restaurant and wedding services. Other good choices for a stay with your sweetheart include ibis budget Basel Pratteln and Der Teufelhof Basel.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Basel?
GAIA HOTEL is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers a full-service spa and free WiFi for its human guests. Balade is another good choice for a stay with your pet.
Where is the best place to stay with easy access to St. Jakobshalle?
Adjacent to St. Jakobshalle, B&B Auf dem Wolf - St. Jakob is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 4-star B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Other good choices within a short distance include ibis budget Basel City and Novotel Basel City.
What about the best place to stay near Sole Uno Wellness-Welt?
One of the top choices for your stay is Hotel & Restaurant Danner, located a short 0.6 mi (1 km) from Sole Uno Wellness-Welt, and this hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Hotel Schützen and Hotel Schiff am Rhein are two other good choices in the immediate area.
What's the best luxury accommodation in Basel?
GAIA HOTEL is a 4-star hotel with a full-service spa and a bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for a pampering stay. Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois and Hyperion Hotel Basel are two other upscale options for your stay.
What's the best boutique hotel in Basel?
The Passage is a favorite 4-star hotel with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish accommodation, featuring a bar and in-room massages. Der Teufelhof Basel and Hotel Spalentor are other boutique-style choices.

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