About This Listing
Located close to the centre of Basel, our elegant and cosy furnished 2 room apartment of 50 qm (538 sq.ft.) offers space for max. 4 persons. It includes a fully equipped kitchen, a bathroom with shower, a living and a sleeping room, Smart TV , free WIFI and a safe. The accommodation is a self-catering apartment, but we provide you towels and linen.
Sleeping: There is one double bed of 160 x 200 cm (one mattress). If used by 4 persons, the sleeping couch (150 x 200 cm) in the living room functions as 2nd bed. Please note, the living room is used to access the sleeping room.
An additional children’s´ bed is available free of charge.
In the kitchen you will find a fridge with freezer, stove, oven, microwave, dishwasher and a Nespresso coffee machine.
The City Apartment is located in the ground floor (US: 1st floor) of our historic house, which has recently been renovated with lots of love and care. Our garden may be used by our guests.
The price includes: cleaning, tourism tax of 3.50 CHF/day, 2.8% VAT and the mobility ticket with a value of 8.50 CHF/day.
From the Airport and train stations Olive home can be reached in about 15 min.
The walking distance to the city centre is 15 minutes.
The Messeplatz / fair ground can be reached in about 10-15 minutes by Tram / Bus directly without changing lines.
Other Things to Note
Car parking on request. We provide a "mobility ticket" for every guest, that allows you to use all public transportation free of charge.
Special rates during fares: please contact us.
1. Sorgfältiger Umgang mit der Einrichtung; wir erwarten dass das Apartment ordentlich hinterlassen wird.
2. Im Gebäude darf nicht geraucht werden.
3. Bitte alle Fenster vor Verlassen des Hauses schliessen.
We loved our stay in the Olive Home - I had taken my girlfriend there as a treat for our anniversary. We were warmly greeted by Christina & Lars and their lovely family.
The apartment itself was gorgeous, bright, warm and cleverly designed, and very conveniently located for public transportation. The location was also great, as was close to a tram stop, and very near local shops if we wanted to buy food. Christina had put out a bowl of fresh fruit on the kitchen table, as well as home made jam, pastry and milk and butter in the fridge. Our thanks to Christina and Lars for providing such a comfortable and lovely home! James & Lizzie, Brixton, London, UK.
Staying at the Olive House is like coming home, even for the first time visit. The attention to detail in the architecture and remodel is very evident and the simplicity offers a nice relaxing atmosphere for anyone's visit. I love the fruit bowl, muesli, milk, tea and coffee provided, so easy to move right in.
The location is a very short walk to a tram running right to the center. A park nearby on the Rhine River has a historic cable ferry to offer a beautiful loop walk of the city. Basel has something special to offer the visitor in every season. I will rent this apartment again and look forward to it.
Our stay at Olive Home was all that we hoped for and more. The apartment was immaculately clean and very conveniently located for public transportation. The location was also very quiet, no clanging of tram bells or sirens during the night. The amenities were all very modern, the kitchen was fully equipped, cooking not a problem at all. In addition, Christina had a bowl of fresh fruit on the kitchen table, as well as home made jam, pastry and milk and butter in the fridge. Christina and Lars were very friendly hosts, they provided very helpful brochures and maps for Basel,especially useful for first time visitors. This was our fourth visit to the lovely city of Basel, should we need to return, we would look no where to stay but for Olive Home! Our thanks to Christina and Lars for providing such a comfortable and lovely home! Nancy and Rick Kasper St Charles, Il. USA
Olive Home was the perfect place to end our European vacation. Christina was easy to communicate with and flexible with our arrival and departure. The house was easy to find and close to public transportation.
The house was impeccibly clean and tastefully decorated. We appreciated all the small details - fresh fruit, homemade jam, multiple maps and city guides. The kitchen was well-stocked, which made it easy to eat in and save some money in this very expensive city!
This was truly Swiss hospitality at its finest. Our only regret is that we couldn't stay longer!
Christina & Lars were incredibly welcoming and helpful during our stay in Basel. Although we have traveled to Basel several times before, all of the useful information - public transit and city maps, information on interesting sites, and their own local knowledge - was made available upon arrival as were Wifi access and all of the other expected accoutrements (including fresh fruit and homemade jam). Moreover, the apartment is just as beautiful as the listing's images suggest. In addition, the apartment is a short walk from the tram stop which takes you straight to the Swiss rail station (SBB). All in all, we could not have found a better, more welcoming place to stay; we will certainly be back in the future.
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About the Host, Christina & Lars
We are design, art and architecture enthusiastics and we are property renovators. We enjoy being craftspeople ourselves, creating nice rooms and a cozy atmosphere for ourselves and for our guests.
We hope to give our guests a little „home experience“ in our house, where we live with our two little kids. Now we are looking forward to meet our guests and letting them discover what we love about Basel!
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