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Basel Vacation: Coronavirus Information

Most Basel hotels offer free cancellation. Consider booking refundable hotels rather than non-refundable ones. Just look for the ‘free cancellation’ message during your hotel search. Prices can vary, but right now we believe that flexibility matters.

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Basel Vacation

Does Expedia have vacation package deals to Basel?

Yes! Save by pairing your lodgings and airfares. Expedia has heaps of epic Basel vacation packages that'll simplify things and give you more money to splurge!

How much can I save with a Basel vacation package?

Savings of up to $583* are available to those travelers who book a package deal on Expedia.

Can I choose my airline with a Basel Expedia vacation package?

You can select from more than 550 partner airlines and 1,000,000 worldwide properties via our global database of flights and lodgings. Fly with who you want, stay where you like — now that's the perfect vacation!

Do I lose money if I change my mind after I have booked my Basel vacation package?

You can cancel or change almost any hotel reservation and you won't pay any extra fees to us.

What are the best places to visit in Basel?

We've got all the sightseeing info you need for your forthcoming trip to Basel. Grab your planner and get ready to start topping up that itinerary.

Basel and the Messeturm Basel are often mentioned together. A vacation here simply wouldn't be complete without exploring this iconic attraction.

You don't have to worry about getting bored in this spirited city. The Beyeler Foundation and the Basel Zoo will be sure to keep you occupied. The Basel Historical Museum and Basler Muenster are also some noteworthy sights that are bound to impress.

Many weighty decisions have been negotiated behind the doors of Basel Town Hall. Take it in from afar or up close on an open day or a tour. Visitors in this destination have a great range of options. History has infinite lessons. Soak up the knowledge and learn from days gone by at Jewish Museum. Still have time on your hands? They say music is to the soul what words are to the mind. At Music Museum you'll be able to get an education in one of mankind's most beautiful art forms.

What are the most popular activities for a Basel vacation?

A vacation is a wonderful time to chill out and relax. It's also the ideal time to jump into new experiences!

Your trip to Basel is about to get a whole lot more exciting. There are loads of activities on offer, including:

For a comprehensive list of activities, jump onto our Basel things to do page.

What types of accommodations are available in Basel?

After a full day of exploring the sights in Basel, kick your shoes off in one of 75 accommodations. The greatest cheap vacations and luxury getaways are only the beginning at Expedia.

The Radisson Blu Hotel, Basel (Steinentorstrasse 25) and the Hilton Basel (Aeschengraben 31) are two of the higher-ranking choices in Basel. Stay at either and you're bound to have the best guest services in town. If you're after something a bit cheaper, the B&B Pappelweg - 2 (Pappelweg 2) or the Inter-Hotel Captain Hôtel (Rue du 19 Novembre) could be a better fit.

Basel is the home of the Messeturm Basel. If you want to stay within a stone's throw of this star attraction, the Swissotel Le Plaza Basel is just 0.2 miles away. Equally popular is the Hyperion Hotel Basel, just 0.1 miles away.

Is there an airport in Basel?

Working out the logistics of your trip to Basel? Wondering where you'll be flying into? EuroAirport (BSL) is the most convenient terminal. Once you've disembarked and strolled out of the arrival gate, you'll be 4 miles from the happening main streets.

*Savings based on all vacation package bookings with Flight + Hotel on from January through December 2020, as compared to price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages. For Free Flight or 100% Off Flight deals, package savings is greater than or equal to the current cost of one component, when both are priced separately.

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Best Lodging Options Near Basel

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Hyperion Hotel Basel $119
Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020
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Hyperion Hotel Basel

Hyperion Hotel Basel

Messeplatz 12, Basel, BS
    4.4 of 5
    4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    Location excellent, breakfast fantastic, staff lovely

    Dorint An der Messe Basel $98
    Reviewed on Feb 10, 2020
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    Dorint An der Messe Basel

    Dorint An der Messe Basel

    Schoenaustrasse 10, Basel, BS
      4.3 of 5
      4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

      Just a 10 minute walk to the Rhine with the city centre on the other side of the river, bus & tram stops just outside the hotel & easy free access from the airport with the hotel reservation and they provide a Basel card on check in, some small bars and food outlets nearby but the main activity is ...

      Courtyard by Marriott Basel $100
      Reviewed on Feb 7, 2020
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      Courtyard by Marriott Basel

      Courtyard by Marriott Basel

      Hardstrasse 55, Pratteln, BL
        4.1 of 5
        4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

        Excellent staff, really friendly.

        Hotel Spalentor $134
        Reviewed on Mar 3, 2020
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        Hotel Spalentor

        Hotel Spalentor

        Schönbeinstrasse 1, Basel, BS
          4.7 of 5
          4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          This was another excellent stay at Hotel Spalentor.

          Hotel Engel Liestal $118
          Reviewed on Dec 24, 2019
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          Hotel Engel Liestal

          Hotel Engel Liestal

          Kasernenstrasse 10, Liestal, BL
            4.1 of 5
            4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

            Very nice room and bath, but no A/C. Not a problem for us since we were there in December. Staff was very responsive when we needed help with anything. Provided us with adapter for electrical

            ibis budget Basel City $73
            Reviewed on Feb 28, 2020
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            ibis budget Basel City

            ibis budget Basel City

            Grosspeterstrasse 12, Basel
              3.9 of 5
              1.5 out of 5.0 Stars

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

              Carathotel Basel $101
              Reviewed on Dec 10, 2019
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              Carathotel Basel

              Carathotel Basel

              Alte Strasse 58, Weil am Rhein, BW
                4.1 of 5
                4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                Very close to Basel Switzerland, convenience

                easyHotel Basel $76
                Reviewed on Nov 14, 2019
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                easyHotel Basel

                easyHotel Basel

                Riehenring 109, Basel, BS
                  3.5 of 5
                  2.0 out of 5.0 Stars

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

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