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Courtesy of the Hyperion Hotel Basel.

The Top 6 Hotels in Basel

Whitewall guides guests to the very best hotels in Basel, including Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois, Hotel Wettstein, Hyperion, 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.

Basel Marriott Hotel

Messepl. 25, 4058 Basel, Switzerland

Basel Marriott Hotel Courtesy of Basel Marriott Hotel.

Conveniently located across the street from Art Basel’s location, Messe Basel, the Basel Marriott Hotel welcomes guests to five floors of 218 rooms and 21 suites. With contemporary public areas—including HERITAGE Restaurant, M Club, and eight meeting rooms—the hotel also offers a unique array of services. Storage space, valet dry cleaning, overnight delivery, and more are available on request.

Whitewaller recommends: Booking a treatment in the full-service spa.

East-West Hotel Basel

Rheingasse 8, 4058 Basel, Switzerland

East-West Riverside Hotel Courtesy of East West Hotel Basel.

The East West Hotel Basel opened in June 2015 after extensive renovations to provide guests with 44 rooms overlooking the city and the Rhine. Combining art and design, the hotel features a restaurant and a stylish bar with a terrace.

Whitewaller recommends: Exploring the nearby bars and restaurants.

Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois

Blumenrain 8, 4001 Basel, Switzerland

Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois Courtesy of Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois.

Originally built in 1844, the Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois offers guests an elegant and exquisite experience. The property boasts 101 rooms, seven conference rooms, and Cheval Blanc by Peter Knogl—the hotel’s three-Michelin-star restaurant. As a historic structure rich in detail, the Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois inspires guests with immaculate hospitality, natural elegance, and luxurious comforts. For newcomers, our tip is to enjoy a cocktail in the Les Trois Rois bar before arranging dinner at Cheval Blanc by Peter Knogl, followed by a relaxing nightcap at the Salon du Cigar.

Whitewaller recommends: Experiencing a one-of-a-kind street art tour, while walking, swimming, or driving.

Hotel Der Teufelhof Basel

Leonhardsgraben 47-49, 4051 Basel, Switzerland

Hotel Der Teufelhof Basel Courtesy of Hotel Der Teufelhof Basel.

At Hotel Der Teufelhof Basel, visitors are situated in one of two buildings: the historic Art Hotel, which hosts nine rooms that are conceptualized as a live-in exhibition; and the modern Gallery Hotel, with 24 rooms and temporary art exhibitions organized by theme.

Whitewaller recommends: Having a light bite at Bel Etage or Atelier.

Hotel Wettstein

Grenzacherstrasse 8, 4058 Basel, Switzerland

Hotel Wettstein Courtesy of Hotel Wettstein.

Hotel Wettstein is a family-friendly hotel, welcoming guests to a peaceful establishment. Guests are encouraged to explore the hotel’s fitness center, interior courtyard garden, underground parking, kids’ playground, charging stations for electrical cars, and complimentary mini bars, bikes, and Wi-Fi.

Whitewaller recommends: Using the mobility ticket that allows for free public travel.

Hyperion Hotel Basel

Messepl. 12, 4058 Basel, Switzerland

Courtesy of the Hyperion Hotel Basel.

Within the former Ramada Plaza Basel City Center, the Hyperion Hotel Basel is located in front of the trade show complex. The hotel boasts 224 guest rooms and suites, and a reputable Executive Lounge—complemented by music and unique city views.

Whitewaller recommends: Eating lunch at the in-house Gaumenfreund restaurant.

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