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Where to stay in Basel

Basel overview

Visitors to Basel speak favorably about this walkable city's historical sites and restaurants. Enjoy the museums and entertainment, and even book a local tour during your stay. You can learn about the local heritage of Basel at top landmarks like Messeturm Basel and Basler Muenster. Popular sights like Basel Town Hall and Basel Historical Museum are sure to leave an impression.

Where to stay in Basel

Whether you plan to stay for a night or a week, Basel has accommodations to fit your needs. There are 75 hotels in Basel and you can shop as many as 1757 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 33%. Our room prices start at 26 USD per night and here's a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Basel as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 2 5-star hotels from 146 USD per night
  • • 40 4-star hotels from 93 USD per night
  • • 55 3-star hotels from 74 USD per night
  • • 12 2-star hotels from 36 USD per night

How to get to Basel

Fly into Basel (BSL-EuroAirport), 3.9 mi (6.2 km) from central Basel. Mulhouse (MLH-EuroAirport) is the next closest major airport, 3.9 mi (6.3 km) away.

Train stations include:
  • • Basel SBB Station (0.7 mi/1.2 km from the city center)
  • • Basel Badischer Station (1.1 mi/1.7 km from the city center)
Metro stations include:
  • • Marktplatz Tram Stop (0.1 mi/0.1 km from the city center)
  • • University Tram Stop (0.3 mi/0.4 km from the city center)

What to see around Basel

The area's cultural scene stands out, and these are some places to visit:
  • • Basel Historical Museum
  • • Pharmacy Museum Basel
  • • Basel Natural History Museum
  • • Swiss Architecture Museum
  • • Music Museum
Memorable landmarks include:
  • • Messeturm Basel
  • • Basler Muenster
  • • Spalentor
  • • Marktplatz
  • • White and Blue House
Here are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir:
  • • Rosentalanlage
  • • Stuecki Shopping Center Basel
  • • St. Jakob-Park Shopping Centre
Popular places to visit include:
  • • Basel Town Hall
  • • Basel Zoo

When to visit Basel

Do you want to know the ideal time of year to visit? Here are the seasonal norms to help with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 55°F day, 29°F night
  • • April-June: 75°F day, 38°F night
  • • July-September: 79°F day, 49°F night
  • • October-December: 64°F day, 32°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 0.28 inches
  • • April-June: 0.31 inches
  • • July-September: 0.31 inches
  • • October-December: 0.24 inches