You will also find a wide range of cultural attractions, such as 30 museums, important art collections, music festivals and an extraordinary collection of excellent restaurants. Basel not only offers unlimited culture but it is also a place for attractive excursions to the neighbouring countries, including Germany and France. Enjoy the hilly landscape and the Rhine valley on a nice bike tour away from traffic. Many sights and isolated routes make your tour a unique adventure.
If you are coming on foot from the Swiss (SBB) or French (SNCF) station: • On leaving the station by the main entrance, cross the street and walk about 50 metres to the left. • Turn right down Küchengasse, and turn left at the end of the street. • Continue over the Heuwaage viaduct and cross the footbridge at the end of it. Then turn left and walk about 50 metres to Hotel Steinenschanze. In all, it's about 10 minutes' walk. If you are taking the bus to our hotel from the Swiss (SBB) or French (SNCF) station: • Go to the bus stop across the road from the station and take the no. 30 bus to the next stop. From there it is just a few steps to Hotel Steinenschanze We're easy to find If you are taking the motorway from Germany or Zurich, Berne or Lucerne: • Take the Basel City/Süd exit. • Then follow the signs for Kantonspital, take the underpass next to the Hilton/Post and cross over the viaduct. • Turn right at the first traffic lights and drive back about 50 metres until you reach the hotel. If you are taking the motorway from France: • Continue to the end of the motorway (customs). • Then follow the signs for City, driving past the Spalentor (mediaeval city gate). • When you reach the National-Versicherung insurance company building, take the left-hand lane, turn left at the traffic lights and continue about 50 metres until you reach the hotel. You can park in the Steinen-Parking near the hotel.
Hotel Steinenschanze is less than 5 minutes' walk from Basel's city centre and the university, close to historical buildings and the old town. The hotel offers a combination of fresh and friendly colours with comfort and functionality. The reception is open 24 hours a day. Guests can start their day with a rich buffet breakfast or unwind in the surrounding garden. Basel's congress centre can be reached within a 10-minute tram ride. Public transport is free of charge on the day of arrival. Guests can take bus number 50 from the airport to the main train station and bus number 30 from the train station to the hotel.