Traveling to Switzerland is a whole new adventure. With its majestic mountains, cozy hideaways, and picturesque towns, calling this European country “phenomenal” is an understatement. People from all over the world visit Switzerland, looking for an epic outdoor experience. But if you’re looking to steer away from the crowds (yes, it’s possible!), you should consider going to Basel-Stadt. As the smallest canton of Switzerland, this city will also take you on an adventure you will not forget. Get to experience the dynamic culture and vibrant city life and check out our top 10 Airbnb vacation rentals here in Basel-Stadt, Switzerland.
Enough for two guests, this lovely and artistic bedroom located in the center of the city should be on every traveler’s list! The spacious studio has one bed, a large dining table, and a shared bath. Guests will also love the interiors as it is light-flooded and filled with artworks. Those who are trying to catch Fasnacht in February should definitely stay in this place and experience the action firsthand! The host also provides city tours and travel brochures upon request.
Big Bedroom with PaintingsBasel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
Top guest reviewsgood amenities—the apartment has a lifton the table we found fresh flowers and chocolatethe room was as described and decorated with beautiful artworksthe room is spacious and comfortable with lots of lightfinal note for those interested in having breakfast: not all fridge content is fit for consumptionthe bathroom is very cleanapartment was very clean and easy to accessthe whole property was clean and comfortable very cozynice stylish place very cleana fantastic clean apartment within a central location
Host:stephanie is a very friendly hoststephanie is a great hoststephanie is a wonderful person and hoststephanie is a very kind host that makes everything to feel at homethanks stephanieeverithing worked perfectly and the hosts were really kindRead more reviewsgreat central locationgreat location nice area in walk distance from old townthe flat is perfectly located within walking distance of the stationthe location of the apartment was perfectgreat place in a really good location
Everything’s close to this apartment! For travelers always on the go, stay in this spacious lodge located in Kleinbasel. In just 15 minutes on foot or by public transportation, guests can easily visit the Messe Basel, Musical Theater, Rhine and the historic center, museums, and the carnival. With its modern wood interiors with a lot of space and light, this is the perfect place to spend after a busy day. The room has one bed and a private bath and guests are welcome to use the living room, balcony, and kitchen as they please. You can also prepare yourself some tea and coffee and leave your food in the fridge. Couples, singles, fair-visitors, or those on business trips are welcome to stay here.
Spacious lodging in KleinbaselBasel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
Top guest reviewsi loved having my breakfast on the balconythe living room has very serene feel very relaxingthere is a desk and a chest of drawers in addition to the very comfortable double bedclean airy space modern bathroom and comfortable bedthe private bathroom is clean and modernthe room and the house are really comfortable cleaned and spaciousher place is spacious sparkling clean and decorated with tastebeautiful place with a big bedroom clean minimalist style easy to find totally uncomplicated host
Host:beatrice is such a kind hostbeatrice is an excellent hostbeatrice was very friendly and helpfuli highly recommend it beatrice is a very kind hostbeatrice is extremely friendly and welcomingRead more reviewsgreat location to discover baselgreat location with easy access to airport and main train station through the tram and bus stationnice and close to old baselbeatrice has a nice duplex near to public transport and walking distance to the rhinea wonderfull appartement in a great location close to the rhein
Have a memorable stay in Basel and book your vacation in this bright and modern space just by the riverside quarter. In just two minutes from the Rhine, you can easily visit riverside cafes and restaurants. This spacious double bedroom has one bed and a private bath and can accommodate up to two guests. While you are it, be sure to try the freshly baked croissants at the cute coffee shops nearby and/or take a boat ride across the Rhine to complete your Swiss experience.
Gorgeous space in trendy central riverside quarterBasel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
Top guest reviewsno tv in room or hair dryer (wasn't listed as an amenity) but would have been nicegreat room the bed was incredibly comfortablenice music grand room and convenient situationthis would have made a $160 hotel more cost effective more convenient and much more comfortableeverything was very cleanboth exceptional clean and tidygreat place very clean and stylishthe room is sparkly clean and hugehazel’s room was big and clean
Host:hazel was a wonderful hosthazel is a great hostvery welcoming and experienced hosthazel is an amazingly nice host and a lovely personabove all hazel is such a sweet hostRead more reviewsthe location was amazing - easy walk across the river to central baselvery good location and quietin great location in centre of citysuper close to the old medievalish downtown and the riverit is super easy to catch the bus to and fron the airport too
Those who love history and arts can now stay in this comfortable and chic room apartment for three! The apartment has two bedrooms with three beds and one private bath. Located in the historic district of Basel, guests can easily walk to the river bank and fair in less than five minutes - yes, it’s that near! The apartment is also complete with amenities such as Wi-Fi, a kitchen, cable TV, an iron set, and a laptop-friendly workspace. With everything you could possibly need, you’re sure to have a hassle-free stay at this gem.
Casa de BellisBasel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
Top guest reviewshad a lovely stay here - beautiful room with view of leafy gardenthe apartment was comfortable and cleanmaja s place was fine it was clean and tidynice and clean place near the centermaja's villa was exactly as described in the posting: clean quiet and lovely homemaja is such a wonderful host the place is comfortable spacious very clean and in an excellent location
Host:on the other hand she can be helpful and generousthe owner maja was both friendly and helpfulmaja is a very friendly and welcoming host and check-in and communication were greatRead more reviewsgood spot close to the river and transportationexcellent location close to the river and easy walking distance to all the sightsand a great locationgreat stay in a nice apartment on a perfect locationnice place in a very good location excellent value highly recommended
Couples or solo travelers will love the privacy of this charming room. The pastel and modern interiors are easy on the eyes that anyone who stays here will have a relaxing time. Just located next to the main train station (SBB), guests can easily get around the neighborhood and city. Although recommended for a maximum of two guests, the room is actually spacious and complete with a fully equipped kitchen. The bathroom is shared with another room. Next to the apartment is a hotel where guests can also use their facilities like the gym and common area with the pool table. Sit in and relax when you book this private charming room.
71 / private entrance/modern kitchen/3` to StationBasel, BS, Switzerland
Top guest reviewsnice touches like coffee and bath robes in roomthe wifi was excellent and i noticed our bins were discreetly emptied every day toogreat cozy flat with nice amenitieswe highly recommend this apartment and would definitely stay again if we return to basel in the futurei really recommend this accommodation to other travelers who are looking for nice room for reasonable pricespotlessly clean room and bathroomvery clean and neat apartmentthe place was clean and affordablegood room with extremely clean shared bathroomroom was very nice and clean
Host:the host was helpfulthe host was quick to reply and nicereception was very helpfulthe staff were lovely n helpfulvery nice lobby and staff was very helpfulRead more reviewssuper location and a cute practical placegreat location easy to navigate and near to the train stationthe location is truly ideal being only a 4 minute walk from sbb train stationso close to the station and city centre which was ideal for usgreat location to explore the city
Stay in this lovely and simple room filled with nature. The flat is big, quiet, peaceful that guests are sure to have a relaxing time. There’s plenty to do as the accommodation is right next to the SBB station. Just a ride and a few steps, you can go around the city center and explore the museums, theater and shopping centers. Equipped with one bedroom, three beds and a shared bath, this room is perfect for couples and/or solo travelers.
Room in city center / next to the SBB StationBasel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
Top guest reviewsthe apartment was lovely and cleanthe apartment is very nice clean and well locatedthe place is well-located clean and pleasant
Host:mel was a great hostmel was a lovely hostmel is a super lovely host i felt very much at homemel was a lovely and highly responsive hostmel is a very supportive friendly host and easy going and makes you feel welcomeRead more reviewslocation was great and convenienta fantastic space close to the city centrevery nice place very close to the centernice & cozy pretty close to old townmel’s place was great value for me as centrally located nearby my work place and very reasonably priced
Looking for a view of the old city? Stay at the very center of Basel, next to Mustermesse and ART-Basel in this rooftop room. Although only for two guests, it is actually spacious and big enough to have a fully equipped kitchen, bathroom, and flat-screen TV. Guests can also enjoy the city view from their balcony as they sip on their cup of coffee. Couples or solo travelers will love the calm and peaceful atmosphere this room will bring.
The very central 1-RoomRooftopApt, 5' to fairBasel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
Top guest reviewsit was unseasonably hot during our stay and a fan would habe been niceplace is clean and nicethe place was clean and well maintainedgood apartment and very cleanthe apartment itself is very clean and convenienther place is clean convenient and safe to go around
Host:bettina is a great hostbettina is a very kind and helpful hostbettina is a charming host and very responsive and helpfulbettina is a friendly and very efficient hostnice host and nice place to recommendRead more reviewsit is truly close to so much shopping restaurants public transportation is all within close walking distanceamazing place very close to everythinggreat location for exploring old and newbettina’s appartement is very well located very centralvery cozy place with great location and transportation access to different part of the city
If you’re traveling with your family, friends, or a big group, this private penthouse up in the center of the city is waiting for you. This modern and spacious accommodation is actually more comfortable than it looks. It has two beds, two baths, a kitchen, dryer, washer, heater, and other basic amenities. They even have a laptop-friendly workspace for those looking to squeeze in some work during the staycation (although, we hope not!) Be sure to explore the streets as everything is reachable within 20 minutes walking distance. Stay in this private penthouse and go have a sunny Swiss good time.
Looking for a much more authentic Basel experience? Live, breathe, and walk amongst the locals when you stay in the old town of Basel just near the Rhein. Here, you’ll get the best views of the city and will be able to shop in their local restaurants and stores. Experience the culture that the city has to offer and get around through the tram and bus. Stay in this classic apartment enough for three people. With two beds and one bath, this quaint apartment is the best place to stay in this old town quarter.
old town BaselBasel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
There’s nothing more relaxing than a staycation in the peaceful center of the city of Basel-Stadt. You can now do that with your friends and family when you stay in this five-bedroom loft. It is fully equipped with double beds, a single bed, a couch, and a spacious living room fit for 15 people. They also have three separate toilets and two separate showers. They have an open kitchen, dining area, and television set - all in the efforts to make you feel at home. The best part? There’s a pool on the rooftop! Guests can now relax while admiring the city view.
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
Switzerland is more than just the mountains
Wildly known for its majestic mountains, discover the other side of Switzerland and take a trip to one of its smaller cities, Basel-Stadt. It may be small but the city is full of culture and life. Experience a balance of adventure and relaxation when you go to Basel-Stadt and don’t forget to book into one of our top Airbnb vacation rentals for a trouble-free vacation!
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