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1 room, 2 adults

City Inn Basel, Basel

3-starHotelstars Union assigns an official star rating for properties in Switzerland. This property is rated 3 stars and is displayed on this page as 3.0 stars.
Centralbahnplatz 14, Basel, 4002, Switzerland

3-star hotel with restaurant, near Basel Zoo
  • Free WiFi
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  • We had a nice stay in this hotel, quiet room, comfortable bed, extremely nice shower…Nov. 4, 2019
  • Good quality for low price, and located a minute from the Basel SBB train station. Easy…Jan. 13, 2019

City Inn Basel, Basel

from $129 CAD
  • Economy Single Room
  • Economy Double Room (Queen)
  • Economy Double or Twin Room
  • Deluxe Double Room
  • Family Suite

What’s around City Inn Basel, Basel


  • Heart of Basel
  • Basel Zoo - 14 min walk
  • St. Jakobshalle - 31 min walk
  • BIS Tower - 2 min walk
  • Antique Museum and Collection Ludwig - 9 min walk
  • Basel Art Museum (Kunstmuseum) - 9 min walk
  • Basel Historical Museum - 10 min walk
  • Caricature and Cartoon Museum - 11 min walk

Getting around

  • Basel (BSL-EuroAirport) - 23 min drive
  • Mulhouse (MLH-EuroAirport) - 21 min drive
  • Basel SBB Station - 2 min walk
  • Basel St. Johann Station - 6 min drive
  • Saint-Louis Station - 8 min drive
  • Marktplatz Tram Stop - 17 min walk
  • University Tram Stop - 20 min walk
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 30 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • 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


  • One child (6 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets allowed *

  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply *


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Valet parking *

  • Car charging point


  • Area shuttle *

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

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

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Number of meeting rooms - 4
  • Conference space
  • Conference space size (feet) - 3423
  • Conference space size (meters) - 318
  • Conference center
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • German

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Pillow menu
  • Down comforter
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Caspar's - This restaurant specializes in local and international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

City Inn Basel, Basel’s small print

Also known as

  • City Basel
  • City Inn Basel Hotel
  • City Inn Basel Basel
  • City Inn Basel Hotel Basel


For details on pet restrictions and to request pet-friendly rooms, contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property does not have elevators.

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

For traveler safety, contactless check-in and check-out are available.

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 4.0 per person, per night

Optional extras

Valet parking costs CHF 35 per day

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of CHF 25 per person (approximately)

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

Area shuttle service is offered 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 City Inn Basel, Basel

  • Are pets allowed at City Inn Basel?
    Yes, pets are welcome. There's a charge of CHF 20 per pet, per day.
  • Is parking offered at City Inn Basel?
    Yes. Valet parking costs CHF 35 per day.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at City Inn Basel?
    You can check in starting at 2:00 PM. Check-out time is noon.
  • Are there restaurants at or near City Inn Basel?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant that serves local and international cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Starbucks Centralbahnplatz (1-min walk), Da Roberto (1-min walk), and Burger King (1-min walk).

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.2 From 150 reviews

Fair 4.0
The room was so small, smallest bathroom I have ever seen in a hotel. No tea or coffee facility
ESTHER, ie1 night family trip
Very Good 8.0
Comfortable stay
Nice room, a bit of a maze to get there
us2 night trip
Fair 4.0
I was expecting more comfortable and clean room
The hotel did not have an elevator all the way to the room, we have to carry all of our luggage through long halls and one level up, beside that the ac was very noisy and the room did not look clean enough, it was full of dust and the carpet was full of spots
Olga, us1 night romance trip
Very Good 8.0
Good place yo stay force a night or two maybe
The room was fine but a little small. The air conditioning was really noisy during the night.
ie2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Enjoyed our stay in this very nice small hotel.
Ronald, us1 night romance trip
Good 6.0
Good location
Lift goes only to first floor, had negotiate stairs with heavy luggage, after aseries of narrow corridors.
Elizabeth, au2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Free transit pass was very useful. Great central location. Unfortunately a technical problem meant that Room 519 could not receive incoming calls.
Paul, ie1 night family trip
Very Good 8.0
Ron’s river cruise up the Rhine.
Basel was the starting point for our Viking Rhine river cruise and we booking this hotel on our own to save a few $$. We opted for a lower cost room and it was a little tight. But over all I would stay again. It’s in a great location less than 200 yards from the main train station, a transportation hub. We were surprised to learn that they gave us a tram pass that corresponded with the length of our stay for free. The staff is helpful, friendly and spoke fantastic English. The rooms were clean and comfortable. We were able to take a tram from the hotel to the Viking Cruise dock and saved $$$.
Ronald R, us2 night romance trip
Good 6.0
Very small room
Very small room, and with the excessive heat in small cramped conditions it made it even hotter. There was a shelf that you had to be very careful to avoid walking into when visiting bathroom. It was shoulder/head height and quite dangerous. The staff on reception were very friendly and helpful. The Basel card and public transport ticket was very useful and helpful. There was some machinery, guessing probably an air conditioning unit working outside room, that would burst into life every so often and cause disturbed sleep.
gb1 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Location by station
We had gone to Switzerland for a train holiday Hotel right by station Only issue was no lift to the second floor which meant my elderly mother had to climb the stairs
Elaine, gb1 night family trip

City Inn Basel, Basel

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