Dear guests

Please note that from Monday, 20 December 2021, a general 2G rule (vaccinated or recovered) will apply at Hotel Basel for all guests (aged 16 and over) in the restaurants and function rooms. Admission will only be granted with a recognised Covid certificate from Switzerland or the EU/EFTA/Schengen area (vaccinated or recovered). In addition, masks are compulsory in all public areas of the hotel. You can still check in without a certificate.

Request your Covid Certificate

Thank you for helping us to continue to protect your health and safety and that of our staff.


Esther Brühwiler and the Hotel Basel team

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Celebrities on the corridors

You travel by elevator from century to century. Scenes from the lifes and work of historical personalities are depicted graphically by Kati Rickenbach.

  • 1st floor:   The iron sculptor Jean Tinguely (20th century)
  • 2nd floor: The poet Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (18th/19th century)
  • 3rd floor:  The mathematicians Jakob and Johann Bernoulli (17th/18th century)
  • 4th floor:  The theologian and humanist Erasmus of Rotterdam (16th century)
  • 5th floor:  The painter Konrad Witz (15th century)

Read more in our booklet and ask for our city map, created just for you. It introduces you to these people and the corresponding places in town.