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In-room safe, desk, blackout drapes, free WiFi
In-room safe, desk, blackout drapes, free WiFi
In-room safe, desk, blackout drapes, free WiFi
In-room safe, desk, blackout drapes, free WiFi

3.8/5 Good

Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Pet Friendly
  • Bar
  • Housekeeping
  • 24/7 Front Desk

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Contactless check-out

Explore the area

    Popular LocationBIS Tower3 min walk
    Popular LocationBasel Art Museum (Kunstmuseum)11 min walk
    Popular LocationCaricature and Cartoon Museum13 min walk
    AirportBasel (BSL-EuroAirport)18 min drive

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  • Business Single Room, 1 Twin Bed

    3.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 129 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Twin Bed
    More detailsBusiness Single Room, 1 Twin Bed
  • Business Double or Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 237 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsBusiness Double or Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds
  • Standard Double or Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds

    3.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 161 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsStandard Double or Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds
  • Business Suite, 2 Twin Beds

    Room amenities

    • 441 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsBusiness Suite, 2 Twin Beds

About this area


Located in Basel, b_smart motel Basel is in the city center and near a metro station. Beyeler Foundation and Vitra Design Museum are cultural highlights and Basel Zoo is a popular area attraction. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's going on at St. Jakobshalle, or consider a night out at Musical Theater Basel.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • BIS Tower - 3 min walk
  • Basel Art Museum (Kunstmuseum) - 11 min walk
  • Caricature and Cartoon Museum - 13 min walk
  • Basel Zoo - 13 min walk
  • Basler Muenster - 13 min walk

Getting around

  • Basel SBB Station - 1 min walk
  • Marktplatz Tram Stop - 16 min walk
  • AirportEuroAirport Airport (BSL) - 18 min drive


  • Steinbock — 3 min walk
  • Mister Wong — 3 min walk
  • Zum Kuss — 3 min walk
  • Alte Post — 4 min walk
  • Osteria Little Italy — 5 min walk

About this property

b_smart motel Basel

3-star hotel near Basel Zoo
A bar/lounge, a meeting room, and a 24-hour front desk are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Other amenities include express check-in, free newspapers, and multilingual staff. All 18 rooms offer free WiFi, flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and portable fans. Other amenities available to guests include hair dryers, laptop-compatible safes, and desks.
B_smart motel Basel offers 18 accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and hair dryers. 40-inch flat-screen televisions come with cable channels.

Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include portable fans and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Contactless check-out

Safety measures

Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Discounted parking nearby

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast available 6:30 AM–9:30 AM on weekdays and 7:30 AM–10:30 AM on weekends
  • 1 bar


  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Multilingual staff

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Italian

Business services

  • 1 meeting room


  • Terrace


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Renovated entire property - July 2017
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating
  • Portable fan


  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer


  • 40-inch flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels


  • Desk
  • Laptop-compatible safe



Check-in from 2:00 PM - 5:30 AM
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets allowed for an extra charge of CHF 20 per pet, per night
Dogs only

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! One child 3 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Tourism fee: CHF 4.00

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

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: CHF 20 per pet, per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve onsite parking
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

We should mention

One child 3 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

National rating

Hotelstars Union assigns an official star rating for properties in Switzerland. This property is rated 3 stars.

Property is also known as

b smart motel Basel
Helvetia Basel
b smart motel
b smart Basel
Hotel Helvetia Basel
b_smart motel
b_smart motel Basel Hotel
b_smart motel Basel Basel
b_smart motel Basel Hotel Basel

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at b_smart motel Basel and receive a full refund?
Yes, b_smart motel Basel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to b_smart motel Basel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at b_smart motel Basel?
As of Dec 3, 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at b_smart motel Basel on Dec 17, 2020 start from CA $144, excluding 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.
Is b_smart motel Basel pet-friendly?
Yes, dogs are allowed at this property. There's a fee of CHF 20 per pet, per night.
What time is check-in at b_smart motel Basel?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM - 5:30 AM.
What time is check-out at b_smart motel Basel?
Check-out is at 11:00 AM.
Where is b_smart motel Basel located?
Located in the heart of Basel, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of BIS Tower and Basel Zoo. Congress Center Basel and St. Jakobshalle are also within 2 mi (3 km). Basel SBB Station is only a 2-minute walk and Marktplatz Tram Stop is 16 minutes.
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Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Nice Motel
Perfect location and very clean. Room was a bit too warm at night but opening the window meant noise from outside made sleeping difficult. Whilst the check-in was relatively straightforward, I'm not sure having no staff present is a good option. Breakfast was nice although the room that the food and drink is kept in can get a little crowded (i.e. if more than one person is in) Overall, great value for money and would stay again.
Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

Business traveller, Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
It is really centrally located right next to the main station. It is a great location if you intend to travel on from there. The motel is a not all to well soundproofed from noise inside and outside the motel. The rooms are decently spaced. Overall it is a motel I see myself recommending to others.
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

2/5 Poor

Business traveller
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, room comfort
Sad face IconDisliked: Staff & service
Stayer Be Ware
Rooms are self check-in, there's no staff. The room wasn't ready at check-in time, resulting in having to return to the train station w/ luggage in tow. Proximity to train station is good but it's located on a sketchy block.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Automated check-in, need your passport number
Fine for overnight but for longer it’s a bit impersonal having no reception staff. Good to have easy checkout - just need to leave the door-key in the return box. They should advise beforehand that you need your passport number for check-in.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family, Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful room and very convenient location to everything. We had the quadruple bedroom that is almost similar to an apartment. A second bedroom upstairs, skylight that opens, so fresh breeze can get in. Very few human contact with the staff. Nobody was there to help us get a quick tour of the hotel. Except the maintenance lady who spoke very little English. She seems to do all the work. Breakfast is great!
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

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