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Basel is the centre of the idyllic three-country corner of France, Germany and Switzerland, known for its cultural highlights, museums and theatres.

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The Swissotel Basel is located close to the city center, right at the fairground and is directly connected to the Congress Center Basel. It is easily reachable by:


Exit ‘Basel Nord/Kleinhüningen’ from Hwy A5 or exit ‘Badischer Bahnhof/Basel Ost’ from Hwy A35. Self parking or valet parking is available at the car park of the fairgrounds (allowed maximum height of 2m).


The main train station ‘SBB Basel’ is approximately 2km away - take the tram Nr. 1 or Nr. 2 to Messeplatz Basel | the train station ‘Basel Badischer Bahnhof’ is approximately 1km away - take the tram Nr. 6 to Messeplatz Basel


Basel's Euroairport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg (BSL) is situated approximately 8km from the hotel. A direct bus (Line Nr. 50) runs every 20 min. taking you to the SBB train Station. A taxi takes approximately 10-20 minutes to the hotel.

Public Transportation:

Several tram stations are located right outside the hotel and comfortably take you to your desired location, appointment or sightseeing spot (Tram Nr. : 1, 2, 6, 14, 15)

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Local Guide

Local attractions

Discover Switzerland's "Cultural Capital" and learn about shopping, entertainment, events and more.

Basel promises culture unlimited : the city sparkles with an incomparable programme of arts and leisure activities. Whether discovering one of the over 40 museums or taking a boat ride back to the Roman age, Basel offers unforgettable stays. The city lies in the heart of Europe, on both banks of the Rhine. It is the centre of the idyllic border triangle of France, Germany and Switzerland – lying between the Swiss Jura, Germany’s Black Forest and the Vosges in Alsace. If you like to explore a city with shopping bags in hand, Basel is the place for you: it’s easy to combine shopping with sightseeing. And there is plenty to keep you occupied: luxury brands like Hermes, Louis Vuitton or Rolex; shoes, fashion, books, gourmet, small designer shops and specialty shops.

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Local Events

3 Sep
Grand Basel

Grand Basel

An exclusive show for automotive masterpieces in the high-end sector – from the past and the present, curated by leading experts in the field.

18 Oct
Baloise Session

Baloise Session

Experience the unique club-like atmosphere of the BALOISE SESSION music festival, where you can get closer to the stars than at any other music event.

20 Oct
Swiss Indoors

Swiss Indoors

If you enjoy tennis, this is an absolute mustsee. Experience the largest national sports event with our attractive offers. The next Swiss Indoors Basel tournament is scheduled for 20–28 October 2018.

22 Dec
Christmas Market

Christmas Market

Explore the largest Christmas market in Switzerland.

17 Jan


Once a year, Basel´s museums open their doors at an unusual time, offering guests the opportunity to explore their collections by night. (6pm to 2am)

8 Feb


Enjoy great concerts and comedy at the muba Festival

18 Feb


Pre Fasnacht drum concert

11 Mar
Basler Fasnacht

Basler Fasnacht

Fasnacht lasts exactly three days, starting with Morgestraich at exactly 4.00 a.m. on Monday morning and continuing until exactly 4.00 a.m. on the following Thursday morning. Fasnacht always takes place in the week after Ash Wednesday, and most of the action is concentrated in the city centre.

21 Mar
Basel World

Basel World

Biggest and trendsetting fair for the global watch and jewellery industry at the exhibition square in Basel

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Messeplatz 25, 4005 Basel, Switzerland

Telephone : +41 61 555 3333


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