By Plane: From the EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse: Public transportation: Airport Bus to the railway station SBB. Change to tram Number 2 in the direction Messeplatz (5 stations). Duration approximately 40 minutes, costs approximately CHF 4 per person each way (2007). Taxi: Duration approximately 20 minutes, costs approximately CHF 40 each way (2007). By Train: From German railway station (Basel Bad. Bahnhof): Public Transportation: Tram Number 2 or Number 6 in the direction of the City (2 stations). Duration approximately 5 minutes, costs approximately CHF 2 per person each way (2007). Taxi: Duration approximately 3 minutes, costs approximately CHF 10 each way (2007). From main railway Station SBB and French Station SNCF: Public transportation: Tram Number 2 in the direction of Messeplatz (5 stations). Duration approximately 12 minutes, costs approximately CHF 3 per person each way (2007). Taxi: Duration approximately 8 minutes, costs approximately CHF 20 each way (2007). By Car From Germany: - Highway A5 in the direction of customs Weil am Rhein. - Exit at Basel Nord/Kleinhueningen and follow the signs Parking Messe directly to the Messeplatz. From France: - Highway A35 in the direction of Basel. - Exit at Badischer Bahnhof/Basel Ost and follow the sign to Parking Messe directly to the Messeplatz. From Switzerland - Highway A2 in the direction of Basel. - Exit Badischer Bahnhof/Basel Ost and follow the signs to Parking Messe directly to the Messeplatz.
Swissotel Le Plaza Basel is a 4-star superior hotel connected to the Congress Center Basel and is only a 15-minute walk away from the centre. It offers elegant rooms, fine cuisine, free WiFi, and up-to-date fitness facilities. All spacious rooms and suites feature air-conditioning, an LCD satellite TV, and tea and coffee making facilities. A scrumptious breakfast is served daily at the property. At the Grill25 restaurant, you can enjoy a wide range of steaks and fresh fish from the grill. Vegetarian dishes are also available. Further hotel amenities include daily complimentary newspapers and free access to a sauna and a steam bath. Shops, hairdressers and a pharmacy are located right next to the Swissotel Le Plaza. Guests can get help from the reception when organising tickets for evens and concerts in the city. The hotel is approximately 15 minutes by car from the airport, 10 minutes by public transport from the train station, and 5 minutes' walk from the musical theatre. Guests can take advantage of a complimentary transport ticket, valid for the duration of their stay for all public transport in the city.
Featuring free WiFi, a restaurant and a terrace, Swissotel Le Plaza Basel offers pet-friendly accommodation in Basel. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Private parking is available on site. Some rooms have a private bathroom with a hot tub, while others have bath robes and slippers. Certain units include a seating area for your convenience. Extras include free toiletries and a hair dryer. A flat-screen TV and DVD player are provided. You will find a 24-hour front desk at the property. The hotel also offers car hire. Messe Basel is 100 metres from Swissotel Le Plaza Basel, while Basel Cathedral is 900 metres away. The nearest airport is Zurich Airport, 73 km from the property.