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1 room, 2 adults

The Passage, Basel

4-starHotelstars Union assigns an official star rating for properties in Switzerland. This property is rated 4 stars.
Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
Steinengraben 51, Basel, BS, 4051, Switzerland

4-star hotel with bar/lounge, near Basel Zoo
  • Free WiFi
  • Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
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Wellness Area
Great wellness & sports facilities
Great location
Fantastic service
Bar could improve

The Passage, Basel

from $184 CAD
  • Standard Room (Patio)
  • Classic Room (Luxe)
  • Deluxe Room
  • Executive Room
  • Junior Suite
  • Suite (The Passage)

What’s around The Passage, Basel


  • In Basel City Centre
  • Basel Zoo - 12 min walk
  • St. Jakobshalle - 38 min walk
  • Music Museum - 4 min walk
  • Jewish Museum - 5 min walk
  • Basel Historical Museum - 6 min walk
  • Swiss Architecture Museum - 6 min walk
  • Pharmacy Museum Basel - 8 min walk

Getting around

  • Basel (BSL-EuroAirport) - 18 min drive
  • Mulhouse (MLH-EuroAirport) - 9 min drive
  • Basel SBB Station - 10 min walk
  • Basel St. Johann Station - 28 min walk
  • Basel Bad Station - 5 min drive
  • Marktplatz Tram Stop - 9 min walk
  • University Tram Stop - 12 min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 53 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 5 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-noon
  • Check-out time is noon

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets allowed (dogs and cats only) *


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
Things to do
  • Fitness facilities
  • Sauna
  • Golfing nearby
Working away
  • Business center
  • One meeting room
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Year Built - 2014
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Low-height counters/sink
  • Grab bar - near toilet
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Espresso maker
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 55-cm LED TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

The Passage, Basel’s small print

Also known as

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


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

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

For traveler safety, the following measures are in place: social distancing measures are in place; contactless check-in and check-out are available; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; an acrylic shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • 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.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for CHF 40 per night

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of CHF 24 per person (approximately)

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

Dial-up Internet access is available in guestrooms for an extra charge

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

FAQs for The Passage, Basel

  • Are pets allowed at The Passage?
    Yes, cats and dogs are welcome. There's a charge of CHF 20 per pet, per night.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Passage?
    You can check in from 3 PM to noon. Check-out time is noon.
  • Are there restaurants at or near The Passage?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Golden Gate (1-min walk), Kastanienhof (2-min walk), and Balthazar (3-min walk).

Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 238 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
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.
gb1 night trip
Good 6.0
Pros.and Cons
Business no parking noisy rooms next door poor sound proofing breakfast almost non existent small towls minimalist rooms but clean and modern. Great shower pressure
us1 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
So Happy being there
We were very happy with the location of the hotel and the friendly and helpful staff. We enjoyed the breakfast and thought it was well priced. Would stay again and recommend the Passage
Sharon, us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
It was a great experience! Very homy hotel!!
ie8 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Excellent small hip hotel
Helpful staff Great last minute room Easy location
Kristy, us1 night business trip
Very Good 8.0
Nice Accommodation!
This hotel is nice and in a very central location. The room was slightly on the small and minimalist side, which was fine for what I needed it for. Only things to be aware of is that there is that the wall between the bedroom and shower is glass so you can look straight in, although there is a curtain on the bedroom side to cover it and after I showered in the morning the room started to have a slight sewage smell.
gb1 night business trip
Good 6.0
Location was great! Staff was helpful but the room was not so clean and did not get room cleaned the whole time we were there 2 days. Also wanted a drink at the bar but no bartender, so front desk did the best they could. Gym was great. Bed was comfortable.
us2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
I am happy to recommend this hotel. The staff are extremely pleasant and very helpful and the location is first rate - just a few minutes walk from the centre of Basel.
gb4 night family trip
Very Good 8.0
A comfortable stay
it was a good hotel - comfortable and big rooms, nice shower and bathroom. All I can ask for. Didn't have breakfast there, so couldn't comment on that. The parking is pretty much next door and was paid. Stay again - Yes, without any second thoughts.
Ankit, gb1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great Boutique hotel
Great boutique hotel that will shame luxury hotels like Hilton & Marriott's with quality of amenities, in fact one of the few best boutique hotels we have come across while traveling to Europe on various trips over past few years; close proximity to many restaurants, Starbucks, tramlines and about 10-12 mins walk from Basel SBB train station. Will definitely stay here again.
Neal, us3 night romance trip

The Passage, Basel

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