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Our Best 6 Hotels to Stay at in Basel

Whitewall guides guests to the very best hotels in Basel, including Krafft Basel, Nomad, the Pullman, and more.

This week, Art Basel makes its return from June 13–16. For those in town for the fair, Whitewall recommends its top hotels to stay at while in town—from five-star classics to contemporary accommodations.

Krafft Basel

Rheingasse 12, 4058 Basel, Switzerland

Krafft Basel Courtesy of Krafft Basel.

Krafft Basel opened as Hotel Krafft in 1873. Since then, the hotel has undergone extensive renovations, and now offers a combination of historic architecture with state-of-the-art equipment and modern design. With 28 double rooms, 24 single rooms, and eight junior suites, guests can expect to relax in style with sweeping views of the Rhine.

Whitewaller recommends: Grabbing dinner at the dining room with Rhine views.

Metropol Hotel

Elisabethenanlage 5, 4051 Basel, Switzerland

Metropol Hotel Courtesy of Metropol Hotel.

Basel’s Metropol Hotel is a modern city hotel with a cozy, private atmosphere, located close to many of the city’s museums, cultural attractions, and shops. Enjoy the panoramic breakfast buffet with its 270-degree view to start your day in a relaxed and inspired way.

Whitewaller recommends: Booking online at or directly in the hotel.

Nomad Design & Lifestyle Hotel

Brunngässlein 8, 4052 Basel, Switzerland

Nomad Design & Lifestyle Hotel Photo by Mark Niedermann, courtesy of Nomad Design & Lifestyle Hotel.

Urban, unique, and inspiring, the Nomad Design & Lifestyle Hotel is a 65-room hotel set within two buildings that boast unique architecture—with a stunning facade under monumental protection and homelike interiors—and are interconnected by the Eatery. The front house was Basel’s very first apartment building, from the 1950s, now carefully rebuilt and renovated.

Whitewaller recommends: Booking access to the Library Club.

Pullman Basel Europe

Clarastrasse 43, 4058 Basel, Switzerland

Pullman Basel Europe Courtesy of the Pullman Basel Europe.

The Pullman Basel Europe shines with inventive and effortlessly modern style—and a restaurant deserving of its one Michelin star and 18 Gault Millau points. In addition to 53 classic rooms, 62 superior rooms, 24 deluxe rooms, and two junior suites, guests can enjoy the hotel’s newest facilities, such as the Fit Lounge and the Europe Bistro.

Whitewaller recommends: Dining at the seasonally inspired Les Quatre Saisons restaurant.

Radisson Blu Hotel

Steinentorstrasse 25, 4051 Basel, Switzerland

Radisson Blu Hotel Courtesy of Radisson Blu Hotel.

The Radisson Blu Hotel, Basel offers 206 newly redesigned rooms and is a short walk from many historic sights, shops, and the SBB train station. It also boasts Basel’s largest indoor swimming pool at the Verner Panton–designed Pool Inn Club, a fitness center, and the stylish Filini bar and restaurant.

Whitewaller recommends: Feeling at home in one of the long-stay rooms with a kitchenette.

Royal Hotel

Schwarzwaldallee 179, 4058 Basel, Switzerland

Royal Hotel Courtesy of Royal Hotel.

Having recently undergone a complete renovation, Royal Hotel now offers guests six different accommodation options, from family rooms to junior suites. The hotel is located in the center of urban Basel, and just minutes away from the Basel Badischer station, Congress Center Basel, Messe Basel, and Museum Tinguely.

Whitewaller recommends: Enjoying the Japanese cuisine at Minamoto.

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