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Essential by Dorint Basel City

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Superior Double Room | Premium bedding, pillow-top beds, in-room safe, desk
Terrace/patio
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Overview of Essential by Dorint Basel City

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Essential by Dorint Basel City

4.0 star property
4-star hotel in Basel City Centre with restaurant and bar/lounge

8.6/10 Fabulous

990 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
  • Connecting rooms available
The price is AU$179
Price available on 6/1/2023
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Schoenaustrasse 10, Basel, BS, 4058
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available
  • Fitness centre
  • Self parking
  • Room service
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Business centre
  • 4 meeting rooms
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Basel City Centre

Getting around

  • Mulhouse (MLH-EuroAirport) - 8 min drive
  • Basel (BSL-EuroAirport) - 18 min drive
  • Basel Bad Station - 10 min walk
  • Basel (ZBA-Basel Bad Train Station) - 10 min walk
  • Basel St. Johann Station - 28 min walk
  • Marktplatz Tram Stop - 19 min walk
  • University Tram Stop - 21 min walk

Restaurants

  • Tapeo Tapas Bar La Terraza - 2 min walk
  • SMUK Café Bar - 4 min walk
  • Thai Café - 4 min walk
  • Avant-Gouz - 4 min walk
  • Zum Goldenen Fass - 5 min walk

About this property

Essential by Dorint Basel City

Located near a train station, Essential by Dorint Basel City is a great choice for a stay in Basel. Guests can visit the fitness centre for a workout or grab a bite to eat at Cote Jardin, which serves international cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. This upmarket hotel also features a bar/lounge, a snack bar/deli and a terrace. The helpful staff and breakfast get good marks from fellow travellers.

Languages

English, French, German, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
The property is disinfected using an electrostatic spray
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean & Safe (Switzerland)
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 171 rooms
  • Arranged over 5 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM until anytime
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • Up to 3 children (11 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding

Pets

  • Pets allowed (dogs and cats only, 2 per room, up to 132 lbs)*
  • Service animals welcome
  • Food and water bowls available

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms

Parking

  • Covered on-site self-parking (CHF 25 per day)
  • Height restrictions apply for on-site parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) each morning 6:30 AM–10 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Snack bar/deli

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)

What to do

  • Use of nearby fitness centre
  • Winery tours nearby

Working away

  • Business centre
  • 4 meeting rooms
  • Computer station
  • Conference space (1970 square feet)

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Facilities

  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 2002
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Television in common areas
  • Fitness centre

Accessibility

  • Lift
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Low-height worktop and sink
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Step-free path to entrance

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 26-inch flat-screen TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Heating
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Blackout curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow-top mattress

Freshen up

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Free local calls

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Dining

Cote Jardin – Overlooking the garden, this restaurant specialises in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • A tax is imposed by the city and collected at the property. Exemptions or reductions might apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • 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.

Optional extras

  • Breakfast costs between CHF 26 and CHF 26 per person (approximately)

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for CHF 40.0 per night

Pets

  • Service animals exempt from fees
  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of CHF 20 per accommodation, per stay

Parking

  • Covered self-parking costs CHF 25 per day
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

The property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean & Safe (Switzerland) guidelines.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO).

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit on site.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Dorint der Messe Basel
Dorint der Messe Hotel Basel
Dorint der Messe Basel Hotel
Dorint An der Messe Basel
Essential By Dorint Basel City
Essential by Dorint Basel City Hotel
Essential by Dorint Basel City Basel
Essential by Dorint Basel City Hotel Basel

Frequently asked questions

Does Essential by Dorint Basel City offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Essential by Dorint Basel City does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Essential by Dorint Basel City ?
As of 10 Dec 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Essential by Dorint Basel City on 6 Jan 2023 start from AU$179, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Essential by Dorint Basel City ?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Essential by Dorint Basel City ?
Yes, cats and dogs are welcome, with a limit of 2 per room and maximum weight of 132 lbs per pet. There's a charge of CHF 20 per accommodation, per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees. Food and water bowls are available.
Is parking offered on site at Essential by Dorint Basel City ?
Yes. Self-parking costs CHF 25 per day.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Essential by Dorint Basel City ?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is noon. Contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
Is there an on-site casino at Essential by Dorint Basel City ?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Casino Barriere De Blotzheim (9-min drive) and Casino Romanix (15-min drive) are both nearby.
What is there to do at Essential by Dorint Basel City and nearby?
Essential by Dorint Basel City has a fitness centre and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Essential by Dorint Basel City ?
Yes, Cote Jardin offers international cuisine and garden views. Nearby restaurants include SMUK Café Bar (4-min walk), Thai Café (4-min walk) and Avant-Gouz (4-min walk).
What's the area around Essential by Dorint Basel City like?
Essential by Dorint Basel City is in Basel City Centre, a short 8-minute drive from Mulhouse (MLH-EuroAirport) and 8 minutes' walk from Congress Center Basel. Travellers say that this hotel is in a good location.

Overall score and ratings

8.6

Fabulous

9.1/10

Cleanliness

8.6/10

Staff & service

8.4/10

Amenities

8.7/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.6/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

Great customer service and a decent room, exceeded my expectations
Omar, 1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Nice room, close to the center
Guy, 3-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Ricardo, 2-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Good location and great service
The hotel is located in a good distance to the city center also has parking. Breakfast is at a high level only during our stay the restaurant was closed.
Nikolay, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Paul, 2-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Very good breakfast.Big differences between unrenovated and renovated rooms. Some lack proper air conditioning.
Martti, 1-night trip
Verified Ebookers guest review

10/10 Exceptional

The continental breakfast was absolutely excellent! It was the very best I have ever had. We would gladly stay here again.
Bonnie Jean, 1-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Overall very good experience!!
Hemant, 1-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Susan, 3-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

6/10 Good

Siamak, 1-night trip
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