The Art Basel show brings the international artworld together, with 291 of the world's leading galleries showing the works of over 4,000 artists. A full program of artworld talks takes place each day. Exhibitions and events are also offered by cultural institutions in Basel and the surrounding area, creating an exciting, region-wide art week.
Unlimited Opening (by invitation only)
Monday, June 14, 2021, 4pm to 8pm
Private Days (by invitation only)
Tuesday, June 15, 2021, 11am to 8pm
Wednesday, June 16, 2021, 11am to 8pm
Vernissage (by invitation only)
Wednesday, June 16, 2021, 4pm to 8pm
Thursday, June 17, 2021, 11am to 7pm
Friday, June 18, 2021, 11am to 7pm
Saturday, June 19, 2021, 11am to 7pm
Sunday, June 20, 2021, 11am to 7pm
BASELCARD valid for complimentary transportation within Basel including Bus 50 to/from Basel Airport/Basel SBB.
A one-time 50% discount:
on admission to: museums, Basel Zoo and Theater Basel.
2-hour sightseeing bus tour
a walking tour of the old town
scheduled trips on cruises offered by Basler Personenschifffahrt
Guest Bike Basel for CHF 20 p/day.
The 3-star Hotel City Inn has 30 comfortable and well-kept non-smoking rooms. Thanks to soundproof windows, you will find a peaceful sleep even in the centre of Basel, across the street from Basel SBB. The Deluxe rooms have air conditioning. The bright and friendly atmosphere invites you to enjoy a relaxed stay. Check-in at Euler Hotel, their sister hotel.
As a boutique hotel with its minimalistic design, modern furnishings and outstanding service quality Hotel D offers its guests a perfect mixture between aesthetics and well-being.
Located in the heart of the famous Blumenrain, just outside of the old town and diagonally across the street from the Three Kings Hotel, the hotel D offers charm and tranquility in a contemporary and urban chic atmosphere.
Euler Hotel Basel is a newly refurbished 4-star hotel boasting first-class traditional hotel culture for over 140 years and is now combined with all of the facilities expected from a 21st-century contemporary business hotel. This hotel is located directly across from the major railway station in the very heart of a growing cultural and business city. Recently redesigned, Euler Hotel Basel features brand new guestroom state-of-the-art technology, furniture, designs, colours, and includes WiFi access and flat screen TVs as well as iPod connectivity, making each stay unforgettable.
The Hyperion Hotel Basel in Basel is located directly at the exhibition center, in the 105 meter high Basel Messeturm. The 224 guest rooms and suites offer a lot of comfort. The restaurant "Gaumenfreund" offers a breakfast buffet and a business lunch.
The Hotel Ibis Basel Bahnhof is located behind the Swiss rail station. Reserve one of the 112 rooms in the fully non-smoking hotel and enjoy the friendly reception, modern infrastructure and 24-hour bar service. Free WiFi access and an indoor car park (12 spaces for extra charge) are also available.
Hotel Ibis Bahnhof is located 15 minutes from Basel's EuroAirport. Number 2 tram is in front of the hotel and will take you to The Kunstmuseum in 6 tram stops and Art Basel (MESSE) in 8 stops (10 minutes).
Opened September, 2014. The 1 Star Ibis Budget Hotel is modern, bright non-smoking hotel with air-conditioned rooms equipped with free WiFi, a flat screen TV and wonderfully comfortable Sweet Beds by Ibis Budget beds. The rooms do not have a telephone, minibar, hair dryer or iron.
3 minutes from the Swiss rail station by taxi. By trams 10 & 11 in front of the Swiss Rail station, 1 stop to Peter Merian and a short walk to the Ibis Budget Hotel. Number 15 tram is in front of the hotel and will take you to The Kunstmuseum in 4 tram stops and Art Basel (MESSE) in 6 stops (11 minutes).
Set along a major thoroughfare, this modern hotel in a straightforward building is a 12-minute walk from the Basel SBB train station and 16 minutes' walk from artwork at Kunstmuseum Basel.
The contemporary, colorful rooms come with free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. Cribs are available on request.
Enjoy the modern 4-star comfort of the Novotel Basel City. Close to the main train station and just 15 minutes' drive from Basel's EuroAirport, all attractions are within easy reach. Free Wi-Fi and six state-of-the-art meeting rooms make the hotel an ideal location for business travelers. The tram will take you to the exhibition hall in just 11 minutes. Try specialties from the tri-national region in our stylish brasserie.
3 minutes from the Swiss rail station by taxi. By trams 10 and 11 in front of the Swiss Rail station 1 stop to Peter Merian and a short walk to the Novotel. Basel's EuroAirport is 15 minutes by taxi. Number 15 tram is in front of the hotel and will take you to The Kunstmuseum in 4 tram stops Art Basel (MESSE) in 6 stops (11 minutes).
The Passage, a four-star hotel in downtown Basel, welcomes you. Come discover this modern, elegant, welcoming world. It is the hotel’s location that gives it its name, for it stands upon Basel’s ancient fortifications, the boundary between the old town and the new city. The Passage creates a bridge between epochs, combining a unique interpretation of refined living in a designer environment.
The Pullman Basel Europe is a vibrant hotel that was renovated in 2015 and transformed into one of the outstanding upscale hotels in the city. Discover the inspiring design of our 141 luxuriously appointed rooms. Relax over a glass in the charming bistro or our courtyard garden. Half a street away from the Messe and a short tram ride to old town, the hotel is also ideal with its light-flooded conference rooms for business meetings. The hotel's restaurant, 'Les Quatre Saisons' serves gourmet cuisine inspired by the seasons.
Located in the heart of the city, the Radisson Blu Hotel, Basel offers the unique opportunity to enjoy a peaceful and quiet stay in a vibrant Swiss city. All 206 rooms and suites are fully equipped with high quality amenities including free high-speed, wireless internet access. The stylish restaurant serves delicious Italian dishes in a chic setting and the hotel bar provides a relaxing atmosphere to sip international drinks and cocktails. Guests can benefit from Basel`s largest indoor swimming pool with sun terrace, a sauna and steam bath, along with a 24-hour fitness center. The SBB railway station is situated 0.5 km and the EuroAirport Basel 8 km away.
This hotel in a historic listed building in the old town of Basel. The hotel was built in 1899 in a neo-clasical stile and has developed to a modern hotel with comfort in its historical walls. The Hotel Rochat enjoys a central and very quiet location, close to the university and the cantonal hospital.
In the heart of Basel, right next to the Mittlere Brucke, one of Basel's numerous bridges, the only 4-star hotel stands directly next to the Rhein. Located right near a tram stop and a short distance to the Basel Fair Center. The Merian is situated in a traffic controlled zone, which means that cars and other vehicules are only to pass through at centain times of the day.
Situated directly from the historical Spalentor, Hotel Spalentor Basel awaits you with typical Swiss flair and four-star comfort. Warm hospitality and perfect service make our hotel home to tourists, business travelers, and families. Across from the botanical garden, steps away from the University of Basel and the city’s theaters, museums, shops and restaurants, our hotel’s convenient location invites you to explore the charming city of Basel through its gastronomical, cultural and historical magic.
Swissotel Le Plaza, Basel, is directly located at the Messe Basel exhibition centre and only a few minutes’ walk to the Rhine and Basel's old town, is the perfect hotel for business and leisure travelers visiting Basel. The 238 bright and stylishly appointed rooms are largest rooms in Basel and feature contemporary technology and exclusive amenities that will make your stay as comfortable and convenient as possible.
Hotel Victoria is located in the center of Basel near the Swiss Railway Station (SBB) and is a stylish haven that reflects the city's Swiss flair and urban culture. Renovated in 2020, the Hotel Victoria offers an appealing, warm atmosphere in a Victorian style, accentuated by remarkable design details. The spacious rooms provide an unbeatable night's sleep, thanks to their unique new furniture. Tram line 2 will have at Art Basel (Messe Basel) in 10 minutes.