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Historic Hotels in Basel City Centre, Basel

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Top Basel City Centre Historic Hotels

Hotel Basel
4 out of 5
Münzgasse 12, Basel, BS
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4.7/5Exceptional! (569 reviews)

"Hotel Basel is very centrally located with excellent facilities & friendly staff who went out of their way to address a mix-up in bookings"…"

Reviewed on 25 Feb 2020

Hotel Basel
Der Teufelhof Basel
3.5 out of 5
Leonhardsgraben 47-49, Basel, BS
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4.6/5Exceptional! (541 reviews)

"Friendly and caring service in a wonderful traditional guesthouse setting"…"

Reviewed on 11 Jan 2020

Der Teufelhof Basel
Motel One Basel
Barfüssergasse 16, Basel
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£119
per night
10 Apr-11 Apr
4.5/5Wonderful! (353 reviews)

"Quiet rooms. Nice lobby. Small duvets, rooms basic. No bath, no conditioner, no coffee/tea making facilities"…"

Reviewed on 26 Jan 2020

Motel One Basel
Steinenschanze Stadthotel
3.5 out of 5
Steinengraben 69, Basel, BS
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4.5/5Wonderful! (528 reviews)

"Well located for old Town and close to railway station. Good facilities and most helpful and friendly staff. The room was quite small but well equipped and comfortable. Good breakfast selection."…"

Reviewed on 13 Jan 2020

Steinenschanze Stadthotel
Hotel Hecht Am Rhein
1 out of 5
Rheingasse 8, Basel, BS
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3/5 (51 reviews)

"I will never return to this hotel - it is simply too primitive - toilets and bathrooms not in the room outside in the corridor, no TV in the room, no hair dryer, no minibar, even no handsoap, no elevator.But nice neibourhood and good restaurant outside the hotel."…"

Reviewed on 30 Sep 2013

Hotel Hecht Am Rhein
Hotel Restaurant Resslirytti
3 out of 5
Theodorsgraben 42, Basel, BS
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4.2/5Very Good! (173 reviews)
A panicky arrival night

"I called up the day before the of my arrival date for a late night check in and the guy who answered me promised to send the door code because the hotel Reception will be closed by then, but he didn’t. So when I arrived the hotel the door was already locked so I end up knocking the door but nobody ..."…"

Reviewed on 13 Dec 2019

Hotel Restaurant Resslirytti
The Passage
4 out of 5
Steinengraben 51, Basel, BS
£130
per night
24 Apr-25 Apr
4.6/5Wonderful! (648 reviews)
Perfect Christmas market base

"Friendly and attentive staff, minutes from the main Christmas markets so it was a perfect base from which to explore Basel."…"

Reviewed on 17 Dec 2019

The Passage
Hotel D Basel
4 out of 5
Blumenrain 19, Basel, BS
£130
per night
24 Apr-25 Apr
4.4/5Excellent! (464 reviews)

"A lovely hotel in the heart of the city! The staff are very friendly and the rooms are clean and comfortable. We stayed here for a weekend to visit the Christmas markets and it was the perfect location for that. We would stay here again."…"

Reviewed on 2 Dec 2019

Hotel D Basel
Hotel Rochat Basel
3 out of 5
Petersgraben 23, Basel
£165
per night
5 May-6 May
4.5/5Wonderful! (230 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 27 Jan 2020

Hotel Rochat Basel
Radisson Blu Hotel, Basel
4 out of 5
Steinentorstrasse 25, Basel, BS
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£149
per night
11 Apr-12 Apr
3.9/5Very Good! (41 reviews)

"Clean, modern room and bathroom. Staff incredibly polite and helpful."…"

Reviewed on 4 Mar 2020

Radisson Blu Hotel, Basel
Dorint An der Messe Basel
4 out of 5
Schoenaustrasse 10, Basel, BS
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£107
per night
10 Apr-11 Apr
4.3/5Excellent! (1,059 reviews)

"Great property with an amazing location. Excellent service and very reasonable price."…"

Reviewed on 9 Jan 2020

Dorint An der Messe Basel
Pullman Basel Europe
4 out of 5
Clarastrasse 43, Basel, BS
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£107
per night
10 Apr-11 Apr
4.6/5Exceptional! (529 reviews)

"It was a nice stay. I like the staff, the breakfast. The only issue was that the temperature in the room was not adjustable."…"

Reviewed on 2 Mar 2020

Pullman Basel Europe
Residence Apartments by Hotel du Commerce
3 out of 5
Riehenring 79, Basel, BS
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£95
per night
10 Apr-11 Apr
4.3/5Excellent! (78 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 9 Dec 2019

Residence Apartments by Hotel du Commerce
Balade
3 out of 5
Klingental 8, Basel, BS
£206
per night
1 May-2 May
4.1/5Very Good! (195 reviews)

"Room was spacious and kept clean. It is at convenient location and quiet. I enjoyed complementary bottled water."…"

Reviewed on 3 Nov 2019

Balade
Krafft Basel
4 out of 5
Rheingasse 12, Basel, BS
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4.3/5Excellent! (190 reviews)

"Fantastic!! Great staff. Incredible location. Pay the extra for a river-view room."…"

Reviewed on 25 Dec 2019

Krafft Basel
Hotel Rheinfelderhof
3 out of 5
Hammerstrasse 61, Basel, BS
£89
per night
9 Apr-10 Apr
3.8/5Good! (316 reviews)

"Very Good Customer Service, Excellent location, Good Quality Rooms"…"

Reviewed on 23 Feb 2020

Hotel Rheinfelderhof
Swissotel Le Plaza Basel
4.5 out of 5
Messeplatz 25, Basel, BS
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£123
per night
9 Apr-10 Apr
4.3/5Excellent! (369 reviews)

"Great location and beautiful lobby, very nice staff..registration clerks, concierge..efficient and friendly. However go to higher floors and things change. In our room my husband went to open the closet door and the handle came off in his hand, Tried to hang up his coat and the hanger fell apart. ..."…"

Reviewed on 22 Dec 2019

Swissotel Le Plaza Basel
Aparthotel Adagio Basel City
3 out of 5
Hammerstrasse 46, Basel, BS
£114
per night
8 May-9 May
4.3/5Excellent! (477 reviews)

"I liked the room very much, having a bathtub and a mini kitchen with amenities was unlike any hotel i've stayed in before. Good location close to old town. The staff were really friendly and helpful"…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2020

Aparthotel Adagio Basel City
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Frequently asked questions

What's it like in Basel City Centre?
Basel City Centre is a neighbourhood that people enjoy for its interesting historical sites. Make sure that you visit Congress Center Basel and Basler Muenster as part of your Basel City Centre travel plans. You’ll find 95 hotels and other types of accommodation in Basel City Centre to choose from, making this an ideal base for exploring the greater Kleinbasel area.
Where is the best place to stay in Basel City Centre?
Based on Expedia customer reviews, Steinenschanze Stadthotel is the highest ranked property in Basel City Centre. This 3.5-star hotel offers free WiFi and a bar. It is located a short 12-minute walk from Basel Zoo. Other top choices in the neighbourhood include Motel One Basel and Der Teufelhof Basel.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Basel City Centre, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most room reservations are refundable if you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to still cancel and receive a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to get the best deals in Basel City Centre.
What are the top things to see and do in Basel City Centre?
Basler Muenster, Marktplatz and Rosentalanlage are some local landmarks to explore in Basel City Centre. Congress Center Basel and Caricature and Cartoon Museum are also a couple of places to visit in the neighbourhood. Basel Zoo and St. Jakobshalle are some popular places to visit in the area around Basel City Centre. Messeturm Basel and The Palantine are also worth a visit when you’re out sightseeing in Kleinbasel.
How can I get around Basel City Centre and the greater Kleinbasel area?
Looking for a quick way to explore more of the city? Catch a ride on metro transit at Marktplatz Tram Stop and University Tram Stop. If you want to head out of town, you can hop aboard a train at Basel Bad Station.

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