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East-West Riverside Hotel, Basel, Switzerland

3-star3 stars
Rheingasse 8Basel4058Switzerland, (02) 8228 1927

Riverfront hotel with 2 bars/lounges, near Messeturm Basel
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Very Good8.0
Great location
Fantastic service
More comfort would be nice
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From 103 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

East-West Riverside Hotel, Basel, Switzerland

from A$222
  • Double Room, City View
  • Double Room, River View
  • Single Room, City View
  • Single Room, River View
  • Double Room (Lifthof View)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 44 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-11 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 11 PM
This property offers self-service check-in for guests arriving outside of normal check-in hours. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Children (4 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets allowed *


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Continental breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Restaurant
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels
  • IPod docking station
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

East-West Riverside Hotel, Basel, Switzerland’s small print

Also known as

  • East-West Riverside Hotel Basel
  • East-West Riverside Hotel
  • East-West Riverside Basel
  • East-West Riverside


Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • 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

Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of CHF 20.00 per person (approximately)

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of CHF 25 per accommodation, per day

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around East-West Riverside Hotel, Basel, Switzerland


  • In Basel City Centre
  • Messeturm Basel - 12 min walk
  • Basel Town Hall - 6 min walk
  • Basler Muenster - 10 min walk
  • Basel Historical Museum - 12 min walk
  • Spalentor - 13 min walk
  • Basel Zoo - 27 min walk
  • Marktplatz - 6 min walk

Getting around

  • Mulhouse (MLH-EuroAirport) - 16 min drive
  • Basel (BSL-EuroAirport) - 17 min drive
  • Basel Bad Station - 19 min walk
  • Basel SBB Station - 25 min walk
  • Basel St. Johann Station - 29 min walk
  • Marktplatz Tram Stop - 8 min walk
  • University Tram Stop - 10 min walk
  • Onsite parking not available

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.0 From 66 reviews

East-West Riverside Hotel, Basel, Switzerland
Over priced camping experience
This hotel was terrible! I have no idea how this place is rated well on trip advisor?? There is no aircon in the rooms just a pedestal fan, which may not be so bad in winter but if your going in summer and the temps are 36• like we experienced then it's a very uncomfortable stay an almost impossible sleep! There are pubs and bars on either side of the hotel and they are ridiculous noisy so forget about leaving your windows open for any breeze or fresh air If your room windows are not over the noisy pubs they looking straight into the glass elevator, absolutely no privacy! The room description advised the room came with bottled water this is not true. When I asked for some water I was refused despite having proof on the paper work. There was also no where for our bags to sit but on the floor and we could not watch TV unless our curtains where open (with it getting dark at 11pm and the noise from the bars all night and morning the curtains need to be closed) The electrical work and all the new renos seem to have been done very poorly, the coke machine outside our room leaked a large pool of water which a extension lead ran through. Not safe! Overall with the heat, the noise and the above notes an more it felt like we were camping
jolene, au4 night romance trip
East-West Riverside Hotel, Basel, Switzerland
One to remember.
Great stay in quiet area of central Paris. Bernard was a great host and room was just right. Nearby restaurants and walks along the Siene made for a great 24 hours.
Thomas A Krohn, us2 night trip
East-West Riverside Hotel, Basel, Switzerland
Cool riverfront hotel with buzz-y energy - love
I'm a New Yorker in my early thirties who likes hotels like the Ace, the Standard, etc.--I like.a scene at a hotel (often when traveling in Europe it can be sort of lonely and dead-energy in the hotels). I've stayed at this hotel twice this summer and it's so nice and not overpriced (from a foreigners' perspective -- you know what I mean) unlike many things in gorgeous Switzerland. Modern and cool -- the scene outside at the cafe feels like home to me. It's right on the river and very easy to get to. I am a writer and could honestly live at this hotel and write. it's got great energy. also the bars across the street are always hopping as well. Def reccomend.
caitlin, us3 night business trip
East-West Riverside Hotel, Basel, Switzerland
Very Good8.0
I would stay again but...
A hot few days so lack of air conditioning surprising in a new hotel. There was a free-standing fan kindly placed in the room. Single room could not have been smaller and very expensive. But I would stay again in a larger room and book in advance. A great position with friendly good value restaurant by the riverside.
Nigel, gb2 night business trip
East-West Riverside Hotel, Basel, Switzerland
Very Good8.0
Comfortable plus.
This hotel is located on the river with a great location outside to sit and have a beer. The prices are a little high but that seems to be true of all of Switzerland
Edgar, us1 night romance trip

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East-West Riverside Hotel, Basel, Switzerland

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