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Overview of The Passage

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4.6 / 5Wonderful
652 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Gym

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationTheater Basel5 min walk
Popular LocationJewish Museum5 min walk
RestaurantGolden Gate1 min walk
RestaurantKastanienhof2 min walk
AirportBasel (BSL-EuroAirport)18 min drive

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  • Standard Room (Patio)

    4.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 291 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Classic Room (Luxe)

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 226 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Deluxe Room

    4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 291 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Executive Room

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 312 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Junior Suite

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 441 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed OR 1 Double Sofa Bed
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  • Suite (The Passage)

    Room amenities

    • 527 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed OR 1 Double Sofa Bed
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About this area

Basel

Located in Basel, The Passage is in the city centre and near the airport. BIS Tower and Spalentor are local landmarks, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Petite Camargue Alsacienne Nature Reserve and Rheinfelden Golf Course. Check out an event or a game at St. Jakobshalle, and consider making time for Basel Zoo, a top attraction not to be missed. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Theater Basel - 5 min walk
  • Jewish Museum - 5 min walk
  • Marktplatz - 8 min walk
  • Basler Muenster - 9 min walk
  • Munsterplatz - 9 min walk

Getting around

  • Marktplatz Tram Stop - 9 min walk
  • Basel SBB Station - 10 min walk
  • Basel (BSL-EuroAirport) - 18 min drive

Restaurants

  • Golden Gate - 1 min walk
  • Kastanienhof - 2 min walk
  • Balthazar - 3 min walk
  • King Curry - 3 min walk
  • Yam Yam Asian Eatery - 3 min walk

About this property

The Passage

4-star Basel hotel in Basel City Centre, near Basel Zoo
Along with a fitness centre, this smoke-free hotel has a bar/lounge and a sauna. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a business centre, a meeting room and concierge services are on-site. All 53 rooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, plus premium bedding and LED TVs with digital channels. Rainfall showerheads, espresso makers and hairdryers are among the other amenities available to guests.
The Passage offers 53 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with espresso makers and a safe. Beds feature premium bedding. 55-cm LED televisions come with premium digital channels. Bathrooms include a shower with a rainfall showerhead, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.
This Basel hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.
Recreational amenities at the hotel include a sauna and a fitness centre.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Food and drink

Buffet breakfast available for a fee 6:30 AM–10:00 AM on weekdays and 6:30 AM–10:30 AM on weekends: CHF 24 per person
1 bar

Things to do

Fitness centre
Sauna

Family friendly

Dry-cleaning service
Free cots/infant beds
Laundry facilities
Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Conveniences

Lift
Free newspapers in reception
Front-desk safe

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Concierge services
Daily housekeeping
Dry-cleaning service
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Multilingual staff
Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

English
French
German
Italian

Business services

1 meeting room
Business centre

Outdoors

Terrace

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
In-room accessibility
Roll-in shower
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

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Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

Air conditioning
Free cots/infant beds
Premium bedding
Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

Free toiletries
Hairdryer
Rainfall showerhead
Shower

Entertainment

55-cm LED TV
Digital channels
Premium channels

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker
Espresso maker

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Desk
Iron/ironing board (on request)
Phone
Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 3 PM and noon
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of CHF 20 per pet, per night
Dogs and cats only

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for CHF 40 per night.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types at the property

American Express
Mastercard
Visa

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: CHF 4.00 per person, per night. This tax does not apply to children under 12 years of age.

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 the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: CHF 24 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: CHF 20 per pet, per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: CHF 40 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be 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.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and guests are provided with hand sanitiser.
  • Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.
  • For traveller safety, the following measures are in place: social distancing measures are in place; contactless check-in and check-out are available; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; an acrylic shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas.
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast.
  • Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

We should mention

In accordance with national/local laws, air conditioning may be restricted to certain hours during certain times of the year

National rating

Hotelstars Union assigns an official star rating for properties in Switzerland. This property is rated 4 stars.

Property is also known as

Passage Hotel Basel
Passage Basel
The Passage Hotel
The Passage Basel
The Passage Hotel Basel

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Passage and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Passage offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Passage cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is this hotel pet-friendly?
Yes, cats and dogs are allowed at this property. There's a fee of CHF 20 per pet, per night.
What time is check-in at this hotel?
Check-in is from 3 PM to noon.
What time is check-out at The Passage?
Checkout is at noon.
Where is this hotel located?
Located in Basel City Centre, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Music Museum and Basel Zoo. St. Jakobshalle is 1.9 mi (3.1 km) away. Marktplatz Tram Stop is 9 minutes by foot and Basel SBB Station is 10 minutes.

Guest reviews

4.6
Wonderful
5 - Excellent
435
4 - Good
168
3 - Okay
35
2 - Mediocre
9
1 - Poor
5
4.8
Cleanliness
4.6
Service and Staff
4.1
Amenities
4.7
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

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.

Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

This property is really nice with a great staff. The room was large and clean, but the bathroom was separated from the rest of the room by a glass wall with curtains. When the bathroom light is on, it brightens the main area as well.

Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019