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Desk, free cots/infant beds, rollaway beds, free WiFi
Desk, free cots/infant beds, rollaway beds, free WiFi
Desk, free cots/infant beds, rollaway beds, free WiFi
Desk, free cots/infant beds, rollaway beds, free WiFi

Guest reviews

4.3 out of 5 Excellent
66 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Breakfast included
Free airport shuttle
Restaurant
Bar
Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationCaricature and Cartoon Museum6 min walk
Popular LocationBasel Art Museum (Kunstmuseum)8 min walk
Popular LocationThe Palantine12 min walk
AirportBasel (BSL-EuroAirport)16 min drive

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  • Standard Single Room, Private Bathroom

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 129 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
    More detailsStandard Single Room, Private Bathroom
  • Standard Twin Room, Shared Bathroom

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 215 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsStandard Twin Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Standard Shared Dormitory, Shared Bathroom (1 bed in 6 bed dorm)

    3.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 269 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
    More detailsStandard Shared Dormitory, Shared Bathroom (1 bed in 6 bed dorm)
  • Standard Room, Shared Bathroom (Sextuple)

    Room amenities

    • 269 sq ft
    • Sleeps 6
    More detailsStandard Room, Shared Bathroom (Sextuple)
  • Standard Double Room, Private Bathroom

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 129 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsStandard Double Room, Private Bathroom
  • Standard Quadruple Room, Private Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • 161 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsStandard Quadruple Room, Private Bathroom
  • Standard Shared Dormitory, Shared Bathroom (1 bed in 4 bed dorm)

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 161 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
    More detailsStandard Shared Dormitory, Shared Bathroom (1 bed in 4 bed dorm)
  • Standard Quadruple Room, Shared Bathroom

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 161 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsStandard Quadruple Room, Shared Bathroom

About this area

Basel

Located in Basel, Youth Hostel Basel is in the historical district. 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.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Caricature and Cartoon Museum - 6 min walk
  • Basel Art Museum (Kunstmuseum) - 8 min walk
  • Basler Muenster - 11 min walk
  • The Palantine - 12 min walk
  • Jean Tinguely Museum - 14 min walk

Getting around

  • Basel SBB Station - 17 min walk
  • Marktplatz Tram Stop - 17 min walk
  • AirportBasel (BSL-EuroAirport) - 16 min drive

Restaurants

  • Restaurant Rubino - 9 min walk
  • Namamen - 10 min walk
  • Restaurant Prima - 10 min walk
  • Zum Isaak - 11 min walk
  • Vapiano - 11 min walk

About this property

Youth Hostel Basel

Basel hostel in Basel City Centre, near Congress Center Basel
This smoke-free hostel features a restaurant, a bar/lounge and a meeting room. Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and a free airport shuttle are also provided. Other amenities include laundry facilities, free newspapers and tour/ticket assistance. All 66 rooms offer complimentary wireless Internet access, showers and desks.
Youth Hostel Basel offers 66 forms of accommodation. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include a shower. Cots/infant beds (complimentary) and Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) are also available. Housekeeping is provided once per stay.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and 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
Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and public transport

  • Parking nearby: CHF 20 per day (0 ft away)
  • Free return airport shuttle from 4:30 AM to 12:30 AM

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Family friendly

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception

Guest services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Housekeeping (once per stay)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 1 meeting room

Outdoors

  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any 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
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Linens
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Shower

More

  • Desk

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 5:00 PM and 9:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
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

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for CHF 20 per night.
Free cots (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 the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Nearby parking fee: CHF 20 per day (0 ft away)
  • Rollaway bed fee: CHF 20 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
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
The total price of stay includes a Youth Hostel Membership per day.
Children younger than age 7 may not stay in dormitories. Children age 2 and younger are included in private rooms when using existing bedding.

Property is also known as

Youth Basel
Youth Hostel Basel Basel
Youth Hostel Basel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Youth Hostel Basel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Basel

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Youth Hostel Basel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Youth Hostel Basel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Youth Hostel Basel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Youth Hostel Basel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
What time is check-in at Youth Hostel Basel?
Check-in is from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM. After-hours check-in is not available.
What time is check-out at Youth Hostel Basel?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Does Youth Hostel Basel provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's a free airport shuttle.
Where is Youth Hostel Basel located?
Located in Basel City Centre, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Caricature and Cartoon Museum and Congress Center Basel. Basel Zoo and St. Jakobshalle are also within 2 miles (3 km). Marktplatz Tram Stop is 17 minutes by foot and University Tram Stop is 20 minutes.
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4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.5/5

Amenities

4.4/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

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Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

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A nice stay
A nice stay at a clean, quiet, affordable hostel in the city center. Close to the tourist attractions. A nice breakfast too.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2019

5/5 Excellent

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Modern hostel in quiet part of town
Stayed here for one night in September in a private en suite room. The hostel is modern, clean and comfortable. It's located in a quiet part of Basel 10-15 mins walk from both the old town and Kleinbasel. No complaints!
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019

5/5 Excellent

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Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019

4/5 Good

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Simple one, but everything is fine. No fancy, no more cost, good for backpackers.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2019

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