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Premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, blackout drapes
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4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Pet Friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Gym
  • Breakfast Available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationBasel Town Hall8 min walk
    Popular LocationMarktplatz8 min walk
    Popular LocationBasler Muenster9 min walk
    AirportBasel (BSL-EuroAirport)15 min drive
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  • Junior Suite

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 441 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed OR 1 Double Sofa Bed
    More detailsJunior Suite
  • Executive Room

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 312 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsExecutive Room
  • Deluxe Room

    4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 291 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Room
  • Classic Room (Luxe)

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 226 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsClassic Room (Luxe)
  • Suite (The Passage)

    Room amenities

    • 527 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed OR 1 Double Sofa Bed
    More detailsSuite (The Passage)
  • Standard Room (Patio)

    4.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 291 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsStandard Room (Patio)

About this area

Basel

Located in Basel, The Passage is in the city center and near the airport. 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 happening at St. Jakobshalle or St. Jakob-Park. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Basel Town Hall - 8 min walk
  • Marktplatz - 8 min walk
  • Basel Art Museum (Kunstmuseum) - 9 min walk
  • Basler Muenster - 9 min walk
  • White and Blue House - 9 min walk

Getting around

  • Marktplatz Tram Stop - 9 min walk
  • Basel SBB Station - 10 min walk
  • AirportEuroAirport Airport (BSL) - 15 min drive

Restaurants

  • Molino — 4 min walk
  • Cantina E9 — 4 min walk
  • Piadina Bar — 4 min walk
  • Restaurant Zum Braunen Mutz — 4 min walk
  • Artigiano — 5 min walk

About this property

The Passage

4-star Basel hotel in Basel City Centre, near Basel Zoo
Along with a fitness center, this smoke-free hotel has a bar/lounge and a sauna. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a business center, a meeting room, and concierge services are onsite. All 53 soundproofed rooms provide free WiFi, free wired Internet, and espresso makers. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find LED TVs with digital channels, and other amenities include premium bedding and rainfall showerheads.
The Passage offers 53 air-conditioned accommodations with espresso makers and safes. Beds feature premium bedding. 55-cm LED televisions come with premium digital channels. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Basel hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and blackout drapes/curtains. In-room massages and irons/ironing boards can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a sauna and a fitness center.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

  • Onsite parking is wheelchair accessible

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee 6:30 AM–10:00 AM on weekdays and 6:30 AM–10:30 AM on weekends: CHF 24 per person
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Fitness center
  • Sauna

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian

Business services

  • 1 meeting room
  • Business center

Outdoors

  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height counter and sink
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Linens
  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 55-cm LED TV
  • Digital channels
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Espresso maker

More

  • Desk
  • Electrical adapters/chargers
  • Free newspapers
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • In-room massage
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Safe
  • Soundproofing

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of CHF 25 per pet, per day
Dogs and cats only

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for CHF 40 per night
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

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

  • 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.

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.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: CHF 24 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: CHF 25 per pet, per day
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Rollaway bed fee: CHF 40 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
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

We should mention

In accordance with national/local laws, air conditioning may be restricted to certain hours during certain times of the year

National rating

Hotelstars Union assigns an official star rating for properties in Switzerland. This property is rated 4 stars.

Property is also known as

Passage Basel
Passage Hotel Basel
Passage Hotel
The Passage Hotel
The Passage Basel
The Passage Hotel Basel

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Passage and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Passage offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Passage cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is The Passage pet-friendly?
Yes, cats and dogs are allowed at this property. There's a fee of CHF 25 per pet, per day. Service animals are exempt from fees.
What time is check-in at The Passage?
Check-in is from 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM. After-hours check-in is not available.
What time is check-out at The Passage?
Check-out is at 11:00 AM.
Where is The Passage located?
Located in Basel City Centre, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Music Museum and Basel Zoo. Congress Center Basel and St. Jakobshalle are also within 3 mi (5 km). Marktplatz Tram Stop is 9 minutes by foot and Basel SBB Station is 10 minutes.
4.6
Wonderful
5 - Excellent
454
4 - Good
175
3 - Okay
35
2 - Poor
9
1 - Terrible
6

4.8/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.2/5

Amenities

4.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Nice modern hotel
Modern clean hotel. The room was nice and clean, had a nespresso coffee machine and a fridge. There was also a nice gym with good amount of equipment. Convenient to walk to the city centre and loads of restaurants. There is also a car park just around the corner
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
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Nice location, near the train station and Basel old town. Very kind staff. Modern and well furnished rooms
Stayed 1 night in May 2020

5/5 Excellent

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Perfect Christmas market base
Friendly and attentive staff, minutes from the main Christmas markets so it was a perfect base from which to explore Basel.
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
This property is really nice with a great staff. The room was large and clean, but the bathroom was separated from the rest of the room by a glass wall with curtains. When the bathroom light is on, it brightens the main area as well.
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

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