Hotel Features. The hotel's contemporary white facade is shared with the city's major convention centre, Congress Center Basel. Inside, a sleek lobby features grand gold-topped pillars and floor-to-ceiling windows.
At the Swissotel Le Plaza Basel, Restaurant Le Provence specialises in Provencal cuisine. Dishes made with fresh local ingredients are served in a bright dining room with floor-to-ceiling windows. Local Swiss cuisine and Asian cuisine are on offer in the Boulevard Restaurant. Le Plaza Restaurant serves modern Swiss cuisine and a choice of seasonal specialities. Room service is available 24 hours a day.
Small groups can be accommodated in the hotel's six meeting rooms, and the hotel has direct access to Congress Center Basel, which caters for 3000. There is a business centre with computer terminals and high-speed Internet connections at the hotel.
The basement Amrita fitness centre features exercise machines, a steam bath and sauna, and a massage room for Thai or shiatsu treatments. The oval pool has its own poolside bar and coffee shop. Entrance to the onsite Plaza Dancing Club is complimentary. Staff at the 24-hour front desk can help with sightseeing trips.
Guestrooms. Decorated in a bright contemporary style, the 238 air-conditioned guestrooms all offer wireless Internet access and high-speed Internet connections. Features include Italian Lavazza Espresso machines, satellite television and a video library. Marble bathrooms include telephones.
Expert Tip. The River Rhine is only 500 metres from the hotel in Basel. The most unusual way to cross the river to the cathedral is in one of the small wooden boats dragged across the water by a cable.
Swiss Advantage Room: One double or one queen bed. Located on upper floors. Approx. 25 square meters. Air conditioning. Marble bathroom. Italian Lavazza Espresso machine, kettle. Complimentary high-speed Internet access, work desk, ergonomic chair. Complimentary bottled water, minibar, cable TV with pay movies, safe, ironing facilities.
Classic Room: One double or one queen bed. Approx. 25 square meters. Air conditioning. High-speed Internet access, cable TV with pay movies. Safe, minibar, kettle, and ironing facilities.
Family room: One double bed for adults and two extra beds/baby beds for children. Maximum 2 children per room. 35 square metres. Child friendly room setup. Large work desk with ergonomic chair. Complimentary high-speed Internet access. Cable TV with pay movies. Minibar. Espresso machine with complimentary coffee. Hot water kettle. Marble bathroom. Iron/ironing board. Air conditioning.
From EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse (BSL):
Distance to Swissotel Le Plaza Basel is 5 kilometres, approximately 10 minutes' drive.
Getting there. Buses (lines 30 and 50) are available for transfer from the airport to the central SBB train station in the south side of town. From there, trams run to the hotel. Taxis also operate from the airport to any location in Basel. The hotel can organize taxis to and from the hotel for 35 CHF.
Getting around. The hotel is on Messeplatz in the Messe trade fair complex. Trams and buses connect the hotel with the rest of central Basel within 10 minutes. The hotel issues guests a mobility ticket giving free access to all local public transport. The closest tram stop to the hotel is Messeplatz. The hotel can order taxis on request. Secure garage parking is available at the hotel.
Driving directions. From EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse:
Follow signs to the Fair/Convention Area Messeplatz.
- Sauna Garage
- High Speed Internet Dry Cleaning Service
- Sauna Business Center
- Pets Allowed Wake Up Service
- Restaurant(s) Bar/Lounge
- Swimming pool - indoor Parking (valet)
- Parking garage Garden
- Meeting room (small groups) Babysitting or child care
- Concierge desk Security guard - 24 Hour
- Photocopy machine
Room Amenities: , , • Makeup mirror • Massage - available in room • Internet access - surcharge • Bathroom scale • Remote lighting/drapery/curtai • Sewing kit • Handheld shower • Extra towels/bedding in room • Electronic/magnetic keys • Internet access - TV • Premium TV channel(s) • Electronic check-out • Blackout drapes/curtains • Soundproofed rooms • Trouser press • Bathroom telephone • Cribs (infant beds) available • Internet access - high speed • Premium bedding • Pay movies • Window opens • Designer toiletries • Climate control • Internet access - dial-up • Hypo-allergenic bedding availa • Multi-line phone • Housekeeping (daily) • Smoking rooms • Cable/satellite TV
Messe (Trade Fair buildings) - next door | Musical Theatre - 0.5 kilometres(0.25 miles) | River Rhine - 0.5 kilometres (0.25 miles) | Basel Altstadt (old town, shopping) - 1 kilometre (0.5 miles) | Rathaus (Town Hall) - 1 kilometre (0.5 miles) | Münster (Cathedral) - 1 kilometre (0.5 miles) | Museum of Fine Arts - 1 kilometre (0.5 miles) | Basel History Museum - 1 kilometre (0.5 miles) | Antiquities Museum - 1 kilometre (0.5 miles) | Puppenhausmuseum (Doll's House Museum) - 1.5 kilometres (1 mile) | University - 1.5 kilometres (1 mile) | Tinguely Museum - 1.5 kilometres (1 mile) | St Leonard church - 1.5 kilometres (1 mile) | Zoo - 2 kilometres (1.5 miles) | Beyerler Foundation - 5 kilometres (3 miles)
Basel Hotels - Swissôtel Le Plaza Basel