About this listing
To rent three individual rooms in the second floor of an old house with garden located in the centre of the city.
Room N°1 can be rent for three nights or more
Rooms N°2 and 3 can be rent for one or more nights
Rooms N°1 and N°2 have a double bed (two persons) and Room N°3 has two individual beds.
The price is for one room per night regardless of the presence of one or two person(s). To be added is a compulsory tax of 3.50 CHF (City of Basel) per person per night. This includes a daily ticket for all the public transports of Basel as well as a ticket from the Basel-Mulhouse Airport or the Train Station up to our home.
Shower and toilet are next to the rooms. We provide linen and towels. A small kitchen with microwave, fridge and two hobs is available. If they so desire, we will be happy to prepare in our kitchen for our guests a breakfast (8 CHF) with homemade bread! There is a wireless but neither radio nor television. You will find a desk in rooms 1 and 3 (see photos). Also available are, upon request, hair dryer, washing machine and iron.
Arrival from the Airport:
When you get outside the airport take the bus n°50 (the only line). There are buses every 7min (Every 15 min in the very ealy morning or late at night). Stop at "Am Wasenboden/St Johann" which is the third stop after the Airport. Take at the same stop the bus N° 36 and get out two stops after (Metzerstrasse). Walk 30m (same direction as the bus) and take the little street on your right (Rheinländerstrasse). Courage, you are soon there! Still 60m to go and you then reach Hebelstrasse. 70m on your left and, at the crossroad with Friedensgasse, is our house (see picture on Airbnb). Bravo, you made it! In other words 5 min from the bus stop.
Arrival from the SBB Basel Station:
Take bus N° 30 (slightly on your left when you get out of the station, on the other side of the street, in front of the confectionery Bachmann). Stop at Bernoullianum (4 stops from the station) and Hebelstrasse is on the other side of the large street. 120 m and here you are! (Intersection with Freidensgasse).
The house is located 10 minutes from the Market Square. A direct bus will take you to either the Exhibition Centre (6 stops, 6 minutes) or to the Central Station (4 stops, 5 minutes) or to the "German" Station (Badisher Bahnhof, 10 min).
Within five minutes you will be at Kannenfeldpark, a wonderful park with old trees and games for children or at the Rhein along which you can enjoy a nice walk.
The situation is very quiet and the house is located in St Johann neighbourhood within walking distance from the University Hospital.
We speak German, French, English, Spanish, and Swedish and welcome international visitors!
Jean at la belle Maison responded very quickly with great description hwo to get to the great house they live in including free public transport voucher on arrival and departure. he was there when we arrived to welcome us and had time for a chat to give us a friendly first overview. the house is great everything tidy, cosy bedroom and own kitchen and bathroom. we did only stay for one night, so no time to do shopping - so he prepared breakfast for us for a moderate price and a good reckommendation for a nearby restaurant. so all in all a pleasant stay.
Wonderful host, very funny and helpful. We had a great time staying at Jean's and definitely recommend staying there.
Jean was a great host with great advice for our short stay. A great experience and an amazing place/location (homemade bread in the morning was a perfect start to our day).
Very beautiful idea to donate what Jean and his family receive to a project in Africa. Thank you. Jean is a very original and warm host! The homemade bread in the morning was delicious. I definately recommend you staying here - home.
Es war wunderbar! Jean ist ein sehr herzlicher, hilfreicher, kluger und humorvoller Gastgeber, der unseren Aufenthalt in Basel mit seinen Tipps und Ratschlaegen zu einem unvergessenen Erlebnis gemacht hat. Das liebevoll zubereitete Fruehstueck mit selbstgemachtem Brot und Marmelade war einfach grandios!!! Schade, das wir nur so kurz bleiben konnten, aber wir kommen gerne wieder :-)
Absolutely fantastic experience. We rocked up exhausted not expecting to do anything in Basel as we didn't think we had enough time (we got there late afternoon and were leaving the next day midday) but thanks to Jean we ended up having one of the best times that we have had in Europe. We called when we got on the bus from Basel Bad BF and Jean was waiting at the bus stop, walked with us to La Belle Maison and once we arrived sat us down and drew us a map that was adapted to our time frame so we could see as much of Basel as possible, and that we didn't even have to leave straight away! After a quick nap we followed Jeans detailed directions and enjoyed a lovely view of the Rheine, saw some beautiful architecture and just generally were delighted.
The room itself was clean, comfortable and exactly as pictured. Nothing at all to complain about and thank you again for making our time in Basel so memorable!
La Belle Maison mérite bien son titre ! Nous avons été accueillies de façon très chaleureuse par Jean. Il a pris le temps de nous expliquer, à l'aide d'un plan, les visites à faire en ville. Jean nous a fourni toutes les infos pratiques nécessaires, cela facilite bien le périple en ville !
Tout était très bien
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About the Host, Jean
Jean: former scientist, director of research (neurobiology) then 20 years as head of missions with humanitarian organisations (Afghanistan, Papua, Bosnia and many countries in Africa).
Photos - Reading - Making jewelry - Hiking - Has doubts on the "new way of life" ("I am stressed", "I cannot because I am too busy", 300 sms and e-mails per day etc.)
Monika: surgeon-dentist - Garden - Hiking . Reading - Music (plays flute) - Sewing