About this listing
We have 3 bedrooms as stated in the links below
Multi-Cult Apt in the heart of Bs 1 www.airbnb.com/rooms/99748
Multi-CultApt in the heart of Bs 2- www.airbnb.com/rooms/504226
Multi-Cult Apt in the heart of Bs 4- www.airbnb.com/rooms/980458
Lucy (Kenyan), Greg (English) and wife Katarina (Brazilian), Kingsley (Nigerian), a multi-cultural apartment, do share this huge beautiful maisonette on a small hill, situated in the centre of Basel. It is in a quiet area, and with excellent mode of transport. We love it here so you are welcomed to come share the tranquility with us.
We have 3 rooms free at your disposal at the moment
1 Luxury room with a queen size bed.
1 huge room with 2 double beds that can host 4people
1double room that can also host 2 people
We can host up to 8 people in the whole apartment.
This is a good value for your money:
NO extra charges for making landline calls to countries in Europe, Australia and America.
NO extra charges for a secured underground parking
NO time limit for checking in and out
NO house rules
NO extra charges for a self-service breakfast
NO extra charges for laundry and use of ironing gadgets
NO extra charges for WI-FI
NO extra charges for use of Laptop
5 CHF per day for a bike
There is excellent public transport connection
15 mins to the airport
10 mins to the borders of Germany and France.
8 mins walking distance to the main train station and also the Zoo
There are loads of pubs/bars, restaurants, supermarkets etc. quite near our place. Its 12 mins walking distance to the old town. The apartment is near a park (Margarethenpark) which is a great landmark for you to easily find your way home from wherever.
We will pick you up at the airport or train station if you want to. From the train station is free of charge but from airport you pay half the price of a taxi.
You are allowed to use all the facilities in the apartment the moment you check in. You will find a towel and a city map with brochures showing interesting areas to visit in your room.
There is a bathroom on first floor with a blow-dryer, etc at your disposal and a toilet downstairs. Smokers are allowed do their thing on the balcony because none of us smoke.
We know our way round in Basel very well and would be happy to answer your queries and give you tips about interesting places you could visit.
For example, the historical Museum, Beyeler Fondation, art Museum and Tinguely, for art lovers etc.
Taking a walk along the Rhine River, or in any of our numerous parks, dancing and dining on the boat, swimming in the Rhine, visiting our numerous Fountains (170), the Exhibition area, Basel carnival (Fasnacht) etc.
WIFI , washing machine, micro-wave, dishwasher, fridge, ironing stuff, balcony, living room, TV, Music-stereo and more facilities are all at your disposal.
Since food at restaurants in Switzerland is expensive, we are prepared to make you some food for a very small fee.
We speak French, English, Spanish, German, Italian, Swahili and Luhya.
Feel welcomed in Basel! Bienvenue! mi casa es tu casa! filanga free and at home! Karibuni sana Basel!
Guests do have access to the whole apartment apart from private bedrooms owned by the flat members.
Interaction with Guests
I am lucky to be self-employed so I do have plenty of time to interact with my guests and they are free to reach me anytime if need be.
We live in a very quiet area which is apparently near the centre of the city. Our apartment is next to a park, the train station, an ice-skating rink, the Zoo and shopping centres. We really love it here.
There is a garage to park free of charge. We have a bus stop 3 mins away. The train station is 10 mins on foot. Its 15 mins by bus from the airport to our main train station(SBB) thus its easy for the guest to get to us. Take the airport bus (50) to the SBB train station. Cross over towards the Media Markt. Cross Güterstrasse to Gempenstrasse. Walk to the end of the street and you will see a park infront of you. Turn to the left. Pass the bus stop and then turn right on the first street on your right. Thats my street (Unterer Batterieweg/Bruderholz). Look for apartment number 41 and ring the bell at Lucy Oyubo Osterwalder. Welcome home!
Other Things to Note
Pls let me know your travelling schedule in advance so that I can arrange for the key
No major rules in our apartment. Just do not take food in the room and pls just leave the room the way you found it and we shall all be happy. Feel at home. Nuestro casa es tu casa/Jisikie nyumbani/Filanga at home.
Lucy is the best host ever, very friendly, an easy going lady, super happy, lovely, she does everything possible to make you feel as at home, no doubt i would stay again in her house.
Lucy's flat is in a great location. a very central part of town, close to train stations etc. yet more of a peaceful wooded setting. Lucy was a great host, very accommodating. Even though she was out of town herself the first couple days of my stay, she made sure I was taken care of.
Ich bin seehr zufrieden gewesen,Zimmer war gut,wurden mit viel Vertrauen aufgenommen.Wir hätten gerne mit Lucy etwas mehr reden können aber unsere zeiten waren halt nicht Kompatiebel gewesen.
Wir können Lucy Übernachtungs möglichkeiten seehr gut weiter Empfehlen.
Lucy is a nice and very friendly host. The house and the facilities were exactly as described in the announcement. The apt is located in a quiet residential district at 10 min walking distance from the sbb central station. The only cons is that is located on a small hill, so be prepared to carry your luggage thorugh a short uphill:)
Lucy is really nice and friendly, we felt completely at home,
we saw a lot of people from around the world and made connection,
it's really interesting.
Lucy is always on 220 volts, she is very kind, always ready to help, her house is amazing, big, beautiful, designed, always clean. We recomend it 100 %.
Also if you have opportunity, say yes for her amazing coconut beans, maniok and rice.
Was our pleasure to meet you Lucy and for sure we will keep in touch.
Karol and Greg ;-)
Nous avons passé un agréable séjour chez Lucy. Les indications étaient claires pour trouver son logement ; des places de parking blanches ( temps illimité ) se trouvent aux alentours de ce quartier résidentiel, offrant une vue plongeante sur Bâle. L'accueil chaleureux, agrémenté d'un thé Chai fait maison nous a tout de suite mis dans de bonnes dispositions avec notre hôte, joviale et ayant une fraîcheur de vivre bien présente !
La chambre était spacieuse, grande, bref, tout ce à quoi nous nous attendions. Nous avions la liberté d'utiliser la cuisine à notre aise.
Je vous recommande vivement cet hôte qui rend hommage avec adéquation à l'adage : "Home sweet home"
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About the Host, Lucy
We are 3 people from 2 continents sharing this lovely maisonette in the heart of Basel and would like to welcome you to join us, now that we have some spare rooms available for guests.
We are well- travelled people and love meeting, sharing and chatting with people from all walks of life. We are easy-going, friendly and welcoming so, feel free to join us and share our experience and we shall love to give you info. about the "Must See" areas in awesome Basel which amazingly borders three countries)
Visit all of them at ago. Get tips from us.