Nestled in the northwestern side of Switzerland, on the Rhine River, Basel is a charming city that is known for its booming pharmaceutical and chemical industries. Other than that, it is a cultural hub with a vibrant art scene. Lots of museums, galleries, theatres, and opera houses are scattered around Basel, awaiting eager tourists. More so, this city boasts remarkable architecture–centuries-old structures can be found in its town centers, including a Gothic cathedral, called Basel Minster, that’s been standing since the 12th century. Families will also have lots of fun in the captivating Zoo Basel - the largest and oldest zoo in Switzerland. If you are planning to spend a holiday on this side of the country, here is a list of the top Airbnbs in Basel, Switzerland. Browse below.
Excited about an upcoming vacation in the captivating city of Basel anytime soon? If so, make your escapade a more delightful one by booking this fantastic Airbnb, located in the heart of the city and close to local shops, charming cafes, and interesting landmarks. It showcases a simple yet cozy, rustic interior design with a vibrant atmosphere. Four guests are welcome in this Airbnb. It is equipped with a single bedroom with two beds, a private bathroom, a small kitchen, a table setting, and a laptop-friendly workspace.
Cozy B&B, Austrasse , in the heart of Basel CityBasel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
Top guest reviewsthe combination of air conditioning during the day and open skylights at night made sleeping very comfortableshe also provided breakfast and coffee which was a lovely touchthe bathroom is a good size and beds were very comfortablecharming quiet and comfortablethe cleanliness of the place was excellentgreat flat super clean and well furnishedalso it was very cleanthe rooms were very clean and had everything we neededthe apartment is really well equipped and was spotlessly clean
Host:giuseppe was a perfect hostthe host was very kindantonietta was a great hostthe hosts were very kind and helpfulour host was very nice and friendlyRead more reviewsthe location was an easy 15 minute walk to the train stationvery nice central location in baselthis location was a good value for the moneygood location and really pretty placethe location was perfect for us
If your main destination in Basel is Spalentor or Basel University, this chic Airbnb is perfect for you. Aside from those, it is also within close proximity to Basel Zoo, wonderful local shops, dining spots, and recreational areas. The place has a charming interior with gorgeous hardwood flooring and expansive windows that let lots of natural light into the house. Housing one bedroom with a queen-size bed and a private bathroom, this Airbnb is ideal for couples on a romantic getaway or best buds on an escapade. WiFi is accessible to guests. On top of those, it has a beautiful garden where you can unwind or bask in the warmth of the morning sun.
Cosy studio near Spalentor and UniversityBasel, Basel-Stadt, SwitzerlandSuperhost
Top guest reviewscomfortable accommodation with very good amenities and a modern bathroomstrong wifi and just blocks from the universityi particularly liked the kettle and kitchen utensilsperfect place to sleep and shower on a meeting-filled trip to baselthe beds were so comfortable and the nespresso machine so appreciatedvery clean and spacious studiothe place is very clean and cozyit was very clean and very comfortablea very clean and easy place to staythe studio is very clean and bright
Host:leonardo was very kind and he made us feel at homethe hosts are really kindhost is very helpful and prompt with responsesvery nice host and very nice studiohost was very responsive and helpfulRead more reviewsgood location to all public transportcozy little apartment in an ideal locationhowever location is really excellent for the citywonderful place quiet and close to public transportlocation is perfect for the town centre and christmas markets only a short walk away
This tastefully furnished studio-type Airbnb rental is perfect for tourists on the go, as it is located close to the city’s must-visit attractions. It is bright, simple, and boasts a bunch of homey amenities that will make your indoor days as much a delight as your outdoor adventure. It features a relaxing queen-size bed adjacent to a laptop-friendly workspace. WiFi is also available for guests’ entertainment. The private bathroom is located in the hallway and it has basic essentials available to guests. Coffee-making equipment is also present in the unit so you can start your days with a warm cup of coffee or tea.
M81 | Bright basement studio w/ private bathroomBasel, Basel-Stadt, SwitzerlandSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe desk and chairs were helpful and also the bedside table lampthe room has access to a lovely little patio and the room has coffee and tea making facilitiesvery quiet and peaceful room and lots of natural light despite the fact that it’s in a basementadorable apartment with a hip touchvery quiet and calming roomclean and quiet studioclean feels very private and was very quietfelix's place was very clean and comfortableit was pretty clean and stylishthe studio is bright clean and a small terrace is available
Host:felix was a great hostfelix was an amazing host and incredibly responsive to each of my questionsfelix is an excellent hostfelix is a great host super friendly and informative but not too pushyhe was incredibly responsive to questions and requests especially during my stayRead more reviewsa beautiful location and comfortable staylocation is great as well very close to public transportation and just a few stations from city centerthe location of the apartment is greatlocation is ideal for taking a walk on the river or accessing the centerfelix's apartment is located in a beautiful area in walkable distance from the city center
Looking for a spacious accommodation that can fit a medium-size group of guests? You might want to take a look at this elegant three-bedroom flat that can sleep up to five guests. It has one-and-a-half bathrooms for guests’ convenience. Additionally, food preparation is made exciting as this rental has a fabulous kitchen and a sophisticated dining area. To top it all off, it is located a few steps away from the tramway station, supermarkets, and a majestic public park.
Private 4room flat, Heart of Basel, flex. cancel.Basel, Basel-Stadt, SwitzerlandSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe fans were very helpful during the night with the extremely hot temperatureslots of good information on basel was on the table including city passes for tramsgabriel’s apartment is in a fantastic location for all amenities and attractions in baselbig and comfortable flat very clean good heating good wifithe apartment was very comfortable for our stayvery clean and cozy flat to staycomfortable and clean placethe place is super convenient and nicely cleaned / furnishedit was clean well organized and there was plenty of spaceit’s very clean and cozy and designed well as well
Host:host was very responsive and helpfulperfect conditions and easy to get in touch with our hostgabriel was a fantastic host - very fast with responses and checking we had settled in okgabriel is a wonderful host - very responsive with great travel tipsgabriel was very helpful and had a quick response to messagesRead more reviewsgreat location as you can walk downtownplace and location were perfecta great location -- right on the bus route from the airport and the tram routelocation is perfect for baseleasy walk to the old city
Modern, bright, and cozy are three words that best describe this Airbnb. It has a home away from home vibes that past guests love, and it has all the amenities of a regular home. It houses a single bedroom and a total of two beds that are ideal for a small group of three guests. A balcony is situated next to the bedroom, where you can watch the hustle and bustle of the area from above. Additional guest access includes one-and-a-half baths, a cozy living space with a flat-screen TV, a brand-new, fully equipped kitchen, and a functional sound system.
Modern 2 room flat 30 sec. to RhineBasel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
Top guest reviewslovely and spacious apartment with an amazing view from the balconywe found the sofa and bed very comfortablemartin's apartment is well equipped and spacious with a nice deck off the main bedroom overlooking lovely treesthis is a great apartment comfortable with all the amenitiesthe checking in instructions were easy to follow the water is hot and the wifi excellentflat clean and quietsuper clean and spaciousclean and well laid outthis apartment is very clean and comfortableclean fantastic room we love here
Host:martin was a super hostmartin is a very helpful host and easily contactablemartin was really responsive as wellin the top of that martin is so great hostgracious and very nice host and nice place would recommend to friendsRead more reviewsthe location is really well locatedgreat location within walking distance from old towngreat location on near the riverthe location is very goodbeautiful apartment very close to the river
For tourists who like city walks and sightseeing, this downtown Airbnb is a good catch. It showcases a charming, shabby chic interior design that makes it a cozy haven awaiting you after hours of exploring the city and indulging in its offerings. The walls are mostly white and it has stunning hardwood flooring and lots of windows that let natural light permeate the place. Ideal for couples on a budget, this vacation rental is affordable and it houses a comfy sleeping area with a wardrobe and a bathroom.
★ Downtown★ 24h Check-In ★ 15 min to AirportBasel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
Top guest reviewsgreat touches (wifi printer chargers)apartment looks like in pictures read description shower and kitchen are in the same space as bedalan was very quick to respond to messages check-in via lockbox was easy and wifi was quite fastthe bed is extremely comfortabledespite being a little bit small very nice room to enjoy visiting baselroom was clean and comfyit was clean and exactly as it was describedeverything was very clean and comfortable check in was easythe place is clean and enough for two peoplethe place was nice and clean
Host:the hosts were really helpfulthe hosts were welcoming and communicativethe hosts are extremely responsivehosts are very welcoming and easy to communicate withallan is very kind and provides an outstanding serviceRead more reviewsclose to a few major trams in the area so pretty accessible from the metroapartment is in great location with everything you need in walking distancegreat little spot that’s close to basel universitygreat little place centrally located and particularly handy for the university hospitali highly recommend this location
If you prefer house-like Airbnbs over condo-type vacation rentals, this one might pique your interest. It is a beautiful two-story rustic home with a gorgeous garden where you can enjoy your mornings drinking coffee, admiring nature, and getting some vitamin D. Housing a single bedroom, a private bathroom, a spacious living area with two sofa beds and a coffee table, a complete kitchen, and lovely dining table, this little nest is ideal for up to four guests.
Haus am Rhein in quiet backyardBasel, Basel-Stadt, SwitzerlandSuperhost
Top guest reviewsit was great as last time comfortable great location super quiet super chill (it was 27°c outside)comfortable beds and blanketsclean convenient and specialvery clean lots of spacethe place was very clean and surprisingly large for a good pricegreat location and very clean funky placeit’s cozy spacious and clean
Host:the apartment is great and the hosts were super efficient and easy to deal withRead more reviewsgood location near the riverlocation is near the river and you can have a nice walk alongside the river sidequite easy to park nearwonderful spacious flat in a great locationnicole's place is located in a quiet neighborhood and is very nicely furnished
Make your Basel holiday even more memorable by staying in this fabulous flat. Perfect for couples on a getaway, this spacious accommodation is fully equipped with a bright bedroom with a cloud-like queen-size bed, a sparklingly clean bathroom, a kitchen where you can whip up your culinary specialties, a chic dining area, and a lovely balcony with outdoor seating. To top it all off, this Airbnb is within a short walking distance to Badischer Bahnhof, Basel Exhibition, and Stücki Shopping Center.
Le Bijou a BaléBasel, Basel-Stadt, SwitzerlandSuperhost
Top guest reviewskai has a really nice apartment looks quite new and modernwe had a very good stay at kai's apartmentmy stay in kai’s apartment was greatvery clean and stylish flatvery neat clean and modernit was clean stylish spacious and organizedthe apt smells nice looks clean and feels cozyhis apartment is nice very clean and cosy
Host:kai is a perfect hostkai is a great hostkai was a great hostkai is also a very helpful host that he help me a lots of informationthanks kai for being a super host :-)Read more reviewswalking to the old city across the river takes about 40 minutes; a nice and pleasant walkthe apartment is located in a friendly neighbourhood with plenty of parking space for those travelling by carthe baselcards that are provided give free public transport (including the airport bus) and 50% off the museumsvery comfy bed good shower bus every 10 mins good & strong coffeekai’s place was perfect for our weekend away
Another exceptional Airbnb that is located in the central part of the city is this lovely apartment. Guests will be enjoying the entire haven to themselves, as well as its convenient amenities. It has all the comforts of a regular home, housing a contemporary bedroom, a spacious living room, a bathroom with a bathtub, and a little balcony where you can enjoy the views in the area. Additionally, guests have access to a fully equipped kitchen and a dining area for four.
Tranquil apartment - centrally located
Top guest reviewspetra had also arranged for a fan as the temperatures in basel were soaring during my stayin fact we moved those chairs inside to sit in because they were more comfortablei especially appreciated the complimentary coffee big bathtub and full kitchenit is spacious and comfortable with a nice balconythe apartment has plenty of space and quite comfortableyou have towels and sheets very cleanclean and in a quiet areait was clean and the bed was very comfortablethe apartment is clean and goodapartment was nice and clean
Host:nice little appartment and very kind hostpetra was a great hostpetra was a very good host and replied with any questions i had very quicklypetra is a very welcoming hostpetra was a great host very responsive and willing to help us outRead more reviewsgreat place close to the rhine river and university of baselthe apartment is very well located with all the major attractions close-bygreat little apartment close to everything you need in baselthe location was perfect for our visitsthis apartment was in a great location very quiet neighborhood but within walking distance to major attractions and museums
Experience city living in this loft accommodation with high-end amenities. This Airbnb vacation rental has a total of five charming and comfortable bedrooms with expansive windows where they can people-watch. It has two-and-a-half baths with bathtubs that guests have private access to. Additionally, it has a full kitchen with a bar, a spacious dining table, and a modern living space with couch seating. Plus, guests can have all the fun in the rooftop pool, where they can swim to their hearts’ content and marvel at the panoramic picturesque city views.
City Loft 6 Room | Rooftop View PoolBasel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
Top guest reviewswifi was excellent with a good signalamazing rooftop with a pool and an evening more excitong view over baselgreat patio and poolroof top pool is a big asset with fabulous views of baselamazing apartment with big rooms and good furniturethe apartment was just as described spacious clean and the pool is sensationalperfect very well organized clean & tidy with everything in place you needlawrence's place was large clean comfortable modern and well - locatedthe place was very clean and tidy and stylishly finished
Host:host was incredibly responsivehost was super accommodating with post booking requests and informationhe was a great host and i recommend the placelawrence was very helpful responsive to our questions and concernsthe host was amazing and the house is just purely perfectRead more reviewsgreat location and spacious placefantastic location close to the train station and town centervery easy to walk to everythingwonderful place in a wonderful locationawesome place and perfect location
Fall in love with Basel
Basel is a gorgeous city in Switzerland with a captivating quintessential charm. It has lots of iconic centuries-old architecture and a vibrant art scene that complements its rich culture. Lots of museums, remarkable landmarks, local shops, and cafes are scattered around the city that tourists should not miss. If you have a ticket to Basel anytime soon, you might as well book accommodation ahead of time. Use this list of top Airbnbs in the city as your guide.
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