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Riverview bedroom in city center

The Space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Room type: Private room


Extra people: $36 / night after the first guest
Weekly discount: 0%
Cancellation: Flexible


The Space

Charming bedroom for one or two people with riverview, in a historical building, in the heart of Basel.

Please read my room description and house rules carefully before going ahead with your booking or mailing questions! Many thanks.

You’re very likely to get your enquiry declined if your profile is blank, without a full face picture and decent description.

One night stays I may be able to accommodate you as long you dont book earlyer than 2 weeks in advance.

The room is 25 m2 (270 square feet)
Comfortable kingsize bed (160 x 200 cm)
The room has a separately entrance.
Towels and bed sheets are provided
Tea making facility.
WiFi (free of charge) - 20/2 mbit/s down-/ upstream.
Writing desk.
Window facing east (towards Rhine river).
Radio with CD player.
Cupboard for private use.
Nespresso bar

Included breakfast.

Included guesttax for free public transport in the TNW (Tram and Bus) zones 10/11/15 and from and to EuroAirport.

Check-in / check -out, flexible as long as no other booking.

Wash basin,
Plug in adapters for international travelers, just ask for!
Hair drier,
Ironing gadgets,

Garage for bicycle only, NO CAR PARKING LOT

Nice walks or running along the riverside
Dips in the river during summertime
Kayak available for professionals only, the river can be very rapid.
Sunbathing opposite the river (Rhine ferry available)
Coffee bars and restaurants along the river.

The Rhine is the heart of the city and people stay out late, sitting on the bank and walking by, so don't expect the room to be as quiet as the countryside.

CHF 15.- a day (see photo)

Guest Access

The bathroom (with tub and shower) is technically shared with me. (One person.)

You cannot use the kitchen, because it's part of my living room.

Interaction with Guests

If wished, sharing breakfast with guest's

The Neighborhood

Highlights and must seen:
The river "Rhein", just infront your room.
Historic center Basel.
Münster, Town hall (Rathaus), Spalentor.
Fondation Beyeler and Kunstmuseum.
Basel Papermill at St. Alban.
Museum Tinguely.

More neighborhood:

Messe Basel (fairground) / Baselworld / Art Basel
4 tramstops tram 6 or 14, or 15 min. walk to exhibition square.

University Hospital
Biozentrum of the University of Basel
Herzog & de Meuron
Local market
Super markets
Department stores
Coffee shops
River port

Vitra Design Museum on German side.

For more information please check my Guidebook

Getting Around

by public transport:
10 minutes from train station "Basel SBB/SNCF"
Tram 11 direction "St. Louis Grenze"up to stop "Universitätsspital", (6 stops)
Your B'n'B is exactly in front of the tram stop.
13 minutes from German train station "Basel Badischer Bahnhof",
Tram 6 direction "Allschwil", up to stop "Schifflände"
(6 stops)
From there 5 min. walk or change to tram 11 direction
"St. Louis Grenze" (1 stop) till "Universitätsspital"
13 minutes from EuroAirport
Bus 50 to "Bahnhof SBB" (train station)
Interchange to tram 11 see above.
On the day of arrival and during your stay free public transport by mobility ticket:

The reservation confirmation is valid for the use of public transport (2nd class) from EuroAirport or from the Basel rail stations (zones 10 and 13 EuroAirport) to the BnB on the day of arrival (2.)(V)(Spez).

That for please print your confirmation.
City Parking Universitätsspital
City Parking entrance Klingelbergstrasse/ Schanzengraben (same place as Universitätsspital).
Parking 1 hour CHF 1.50
Parking 24 hours CHF 25.-
Use exit "Petersgraben" (5 minutes walk).
It's very difficult to find free parking lots in the city.
Cable-ferries for cross the Rhine.

Ferry company (Basler Personenschifffahrt) for river roundtrips to Kaiseraugst, Rheinfelden, or city tour by ship

Other Things to Note

If you are flying, it is helpful if you inform me about your airline and flight number before you leave. That way, if your flight is delayed, but you can't call because you are in the air, I can check your flight status online and plan accordingly.

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House Rules

Check-in 5pm / flexible by appointment
Check-out 11am / flexible by appointment

Please don't use street shoes inside the room.

Non-smoking room, smokers are welcome to smoke outside the house, but not inside.

Washing machine and tumbler dryer, handling by the host only, per load CHF 10.- extra.

Visitors permitted by prior agreement with host, no additional guests to stay in the room, than those booked, please.

Leave trash as little as possible, the wastdisposal by blue "Bebbiback" is very expensive".

Please let me know your check in and check out time at least on day in advance.

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Safety Features
First Aid Kit
Fire Extinguisher

2 nights minimum stay
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About the Host, Pete

Basel, Switzerland
Member since December 2011


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