• Pet friendly
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Private Bathroom
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Heating
  • Elevator

Motel One Basel is located in Basel, 328 feet from the Architectural Museum. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar and benefit from free WiFi access. Each room at this hotel is air conditioned and is fitted with a flat-screen TV. There is a 24-hour front desk at the property. Basel Cathedral is 656 feet from Motel One Basel, while Pfalz Basel is 656 feet away. The EuroAirport Basel-Bulhouse-Freiburg is 6.2 mi away.

This is our guests' favorite part of Basel, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

Motel One Basel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jun 2, 2016
Hotel chain/brand:
Motel One

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Basel, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.7

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info


Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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Room Type
1 twin bed
1 queen bed
1 queen bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 2
This property is making considerable investments and efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’ve worked with experts such as Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable program – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Basel
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  • Urban
    Perfect location, very nice staff, room is clean and nice.
  • Joe
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The Basel pass came in handy for getting to the airport
  • Russell
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Great staff. Really cool spot to venture out. 24 hour bar ! Seems just right.
  • Vu
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The staff was AMAZING! We really enjoyed our stay because the staff was so accommodating and provided so much useful information and services. We appreciated the separate blankets for each person. It made the stay so comfortable. The staff even...
  • Molly
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The location was way beyond our expectations. Everyone was so friendly.
  • Timothy
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Location was the best. Good price point. Employees were friendly. Good help with directions.
  • Angela
    Motel One is an excellently run affordable hotel. Staff are always very interested to please and friendly. Decor still good. Location, price, comfort. In particular good for work trips.
  • Diane
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Daniel, at the front desk made the hotel great. He was so nice, helpful, a great asset
  • Jessica
    It has a really good location to move around the city without need of public transport. The staff is friendly.
  • Laura
    The location is fantastic. Because of this, the room is a very good value. We could walk within five minutes to restaurants, shopping, bars, etc. The room was clean and comfortable.
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Property questions and answers
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  • Hi We cancelled our Viking River cruise back in March along with the post stay with Motel One Basel. I see that my CC is being charged $150.86 for th..

    Dear Kim, did you receive our mail through Expedia?
    Answered on 6 October 2020
  • After I check out, can I store my suitcase with you during the day as my flight home from Basel airport is not until the evening

    Good evening, of course you can store your luggage during the day. Kind Reguards Daniel
    Answered on 1 August 2022
  • How far is the hotel away from the Avalon river cruise dock ?

    Good Evening, ships are leaving at different docks. There are three of them. all not farer than 5 km. Kind reguards Daniel
    Answered on 2 August 2022
  • What’s attached bathroom?

    The bathroom is en suite, wich means it is in the room.
    Answered on 9 March 2023
  • Is there an elevator?

    Answered on 20 January 2020
  • Hello there, do you guys have a luggage storage in your motel? I see that you make no mention of it. Best regards, Lily

    Dear Lily we do have luggage storage in the hotel for our hotel guests. The space is limited so for any group requests we require an information befo..
    Answered on 25 August 2022
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Amenities of Motel One Basel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.6

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Terrace
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Terrace
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • 24-hour front desk
Safety & security
  • Safe
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Hungarian
  • Italian

House rules

Motel One Basel takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM


Until 12:00 PM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

12+ years
Extra bed upon request
CHF 20 per person, per night

Prices for extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no cribs available at this property.

All extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.


When booking more than 10 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa EC-Card Diners Club American Express Cash Motel One Basel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Guests receive a BaselCard upon check in. This Guest Card includes complementary use of Public Transport within Basel City and surroundings (Zone 10, 11, 13, 14 & 15, including Euroairport), free WiFi, as well as discounts on admission to cultural and leisure activities. Please note that the public transfer (2nd class) from EuroAirport or Basel main train stations to the hotel on the day of your arrival is free of charge with your booking confirmation.
Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Motel One Basel

  • Check-in at Motel One Basel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Motel One Basel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Guests staying at Motel One Basel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.9).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental

    • The prices at Motel One Basel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Motel One Basel is 1,300 feet from the center of Basel. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Room options at Motel One Basel include:

      • Single
      • Double

    • Yes, Motel One Basel is popular with guests booking family stays.