Top 11 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Basel-Stadt, Switzerland - Updated 2023


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 Airbnb vacation rentals here in Basel-Stadt, Switzerland.

1. Comfy loft near Markthalle (from USD 108)

This one-bedroom loft welcomes you to the wonderful city of Basel. It is close to many restaurants, shops, and attractions like Zoo Basel, Markthalle, and Fine Arts Museum Basel. With previous guests describing the place as spacious, clean, and stylish, this home is a comfortable place for you and one other guest to stay. The open-plan kitchen and living area come with a comfy couch and fridge, among other things, for your comfort and convenience. There is also an inner courtyard where you can sit back and relax with some nice drinks.

Loft in Basel · ★4.83 · 1 bedroom · 1 bed · 1 bath
Basel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
249 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire loft 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it's it's nice large room with industrial style and setup
nice apartment with nice amenities like ps4 and good television
the kitchen is a good size and is well-equipped with basic utensils and a large refrigerator
accommodation consists of a huge room with high ceilings and a narrow longish bathroom
the place is clean beautiful and quiet
the apartment was very clean upon arrival and quite comfortable for my brief stay
the apartment is very clean stylish in great location
great taste in the decorations and everything was clean and perfectly working
the apartment itself is clean spacious and comfortable with every amenity one needs including internet
great host and lovely place
gabriela was a great host
gabreila was a fantastic host & very welcoming
highly recommended and great host who was very flexible with changing dates
gabriela is a lovely host and easy to communicate with
the location is superb
great location just a few minutes from basel sbb train station
gabriela's loft is perfectly located (2 minutes away from the railway main station)
great location on the cal of the train station
the location is ideal and the neighborhood is great
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2. Artsy room in the center of Basel-Stadt (from USD 90)

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.

Rental unit in Basel · ★4.73 · 2 bedrooms · 1 bed · 1 shared bath
Basel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
163 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good amenities—the apartment has a lift
on the table we found fresh flowers and chocolate
the room was as described and decorated with beautiful artworks
the room is spacious and comfortable with lots of light
final note for those interested in having breakfast: not all fridge content is fit for consumption
the bathroom is very clean
apartment was very clean and easy to access
the whole property was clean and comfortable very cozy
nice stylish place very clean
a fantastic clean apartment within a central location
stephanie is a very friendly host
stephanie is a great host
stephanie is a wonderful person and host
stephanie is a very kind host that makes everything to feel at homethanks stephanie
everithing worked perfectly and the hosts were really kind
great central location
great location nice area in walk distance from old town
the flat is perfectly located within walking distance of the station
the location of the apartment was perfect
great place in a really good location
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3. Bright and modern space by riverside quarter (from USD 280)

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.

Rental unit in Basel · ★4.81 · 1 bedroom · 1 bed · 1 private bath
Basel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
57 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
no tv in room or hair dryer (wasn't listed as an amenity) but would have been nice
great room the bed was incredibly comfortable
nice music grand room and convenient situation
this would have made a $160 hotel more cost effective more convenient and much more comfortable
everything was very clean
both exceptional clean and tidy
great place very clean and stylish
the room is sparkly clean and huge
hazel’s room was big and clean
hazel was a wonderful host
hazel is a great host
very welcoming and experienced host
hazel is an amazingly nice host and a lovely person
above all hazel is such a sweet host
the location was amazing - easy walk across the river to central basel
very good location and quiet
in great location in centre of city
super close to the old medievalish downtown and the river
it is super easy to catch the bus to and fron the airport too
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4. Chic room apartment in historic district (from USD 89)

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.

Rental unit in Basel · ★4.87 · 2 bedrooms · 2 beds · 1 private bath
Basel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
138 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in rental unit 2 Beds 3 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
had a lovely stay here - beautiful room with view of leafy garden
the apartment was comfortable and clean
maja s place was fine it was clean and tidy
nice and clean place near the center
maja's villa was exactly as described in the posting: clean quiet and lovely home
maja is such a wonderful host the place is comfortable spacious very clean and in an excellent location
on the other hand she can be helpful and generous
the owner maja was both friendly and helpful
maja is a very friendly and welcoming host and check-in and communication were great
good spot close to the river and transportation
excellent location close to the river and easy walking distance to all the sights
and a great location
great stay in a nice apartment on a perfect location
nice place in a very good location excellent value highly recommended
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5. Charming room in apartment (from USD 104)

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.

Home in Basel · ★4.68 · 1 bedroom · 1 bed · 1 shared bath
Basel, BS, Switzerland
393 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice touches like coffee and bath robes in room
the wifi was excellent and i noticed our bins were discreetly emptied every day too
great cozy flat with nice amenities
we highly recommend this apartment and would definitely stay again if we return to basel in the future
i really recommend this accommodation to other travelers who are looking for nice room for reasonable price
spotlessly clean room and bathroom
very clean and neat apartment
the place was clean and affordable
good room with extremely clean shared bathroom
room was very nice and clean
the host was helpful
the host was quick to reply and nice
reception was very helpful
the staff were lovely n helpful
very nice lobby and staff was very helpful
super location and a cute practical place
great location easy to navigate and near to the train station
the location is truly ideal being only a 4 minute walk from sbb train station
so close to the station and city centre which was ideal for us
great location to explore the city
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6. Simple nature room next to SBB station

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 Station
Basel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
61 reviews
Private room in apartment 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
the apartment was lovely and clean
the apartment is very nice clean and well located
the place is well-located clean and pleasant
mel was a great host
mel was a lovely host
mel is a super lovely host i felt very much at home
mel was a lovely and highly responsive host
mel is a very supportive friendly host and easy going and makes you feel welcome
location was great and convenient
a fantastic space close to the city centre
very nice place very close to the center
nice & cozy pretty close to old town
mel’s place was great value for me as centrally located nearby my work place and very reasonably priced
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7. Comfy rooftop room apartment

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 fair
Basel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
62 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was unseasonably hot during our stay and a fan would habe been nice
place is clean and nice
the place was clean and well maintained
good apartment and very clean
the apartment itself is very clean and convenient
her place is clean convenient and safe to go around
bettina is a great host
bettina is a very kind and helpful host
bettina is a charming host and very responsive and helpful
bettina is a friendly and very efficient host
nice host and nice place to recommend
it is truly close to so much shopping restaurants public transportation is all within close walking distance
amazing place very close to everything
great location for exploring old and new
bettina’s appartement is very well located very central
very cozy place with great location and transportation access to different part of the city
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8. Private penthouse in center 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.

8 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 4 Guests

9. Classic apartment in old town Basel

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 Basel
Basel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
21 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

10. City loft with rooftop view pool

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 Pool
Basel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
371 reviews
Entire loft 6 Beds 5 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi was excellent with a good signal
amazing rooftop with a pool and an evening more excitong view over basel
great patio and pool
roof top pool is a big asset with fabulous views of basel
amazing apartment with big rooms and good furniture
the apartment was just as described spacious clean and the pool is sensational
perfect very well organized clean & tidy with everything in place you need
lawrence's place was large clean comfortable modern and well - located
the place was very clean and tidy and stylishly finished
host was incredibly responsive
host was super accommodating with post booking requests and information
he was a great host and i recommend the place
lawrence was very helpful responsive to our questions and concerns
the host was amazing and the house is just purely perfect
great location and spacious place
fantastic location close to the train station and town center
very easy to walk to everything
wonderful place in a wonderful location
awesome place and perfect location
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11. Spacious lodge in Kleinbasel

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 Kleinbasel
Basel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
115 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i loved having my breakfast on the balcony
the living room has very serene feel very relaxing
there is a desk and a chest of drawers in addition to the very comfortable double bed
clean airy space modern bathroom and comfortable bed
the private bathroom is clean and modern
the room and the house are really comfortable cleaned and spacious
her place is spacious sparkling clean and decorated with taste
beautiful place with a big bedroom clean minimalist style easy to find totally uncomplicated host
beatrice is such a kind host
beatrice is an excellent host
beatrice was very friendly and helpful
i highly recommend it beatrice is a very kind host
beatrice is extremely friendly and welcoming
great location to discover basel
great location with easy access to airport and main train station through the tram and bus station
nice and close to old basel
beatrice has a nice duplex near to public transport and walking distance to the rhine
a wonderfull appartement in a great location close to the rhein
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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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