West Side Apartment – Basel

Dining table at Basel apartment

Internet

This accommodation comes with free high-speed internet with secure wireless access.

Intercom

The apartment comes with an intercom system for the building entry to provide safety.

Location

You will be staying in a very quiet neighborhood, yet just minutes from tram and bus station going to the heart of the city and the train station – bus #33: 12 min to University Hospital! Tram #8: 12 min to main train station!

Standard

Floor heating, granite counter tops, dishwasher, ceramic glass top stove.

Ideal for Relocation to Basel, for Working and Visiting

This fully furnished apartment is situated in a friendly neighborhood just 4 walking minutes away from the tram station #8 (takes 12 min. to the main train station) and the bus line #33 that brings you directly to the University Hospital and the city center. The apartment is on the 2nd floor and is facing the courtyard of the small building complex that is set back from a small side street. One can walk to the recreational forest and to the nearby shopping facilities with restaurants and take-away deli. The apartment is furnished to a high standard featuring an open, fully equipped kitchen including stove, oven, dishwasher, big fridge and freezer, and other kitchen gadgets. The lounge and dining area is spacious providing comfortable surrounds and a generous space to relax and entertain. The wooden floor in living area and bedroom add warmth and style, accentuated by the black tiles in bathroom and kitchen and the black marble counter tops. The apartment has floor heating – nice when it is cold outside or when stepping out of the shower. The apartment also includes high-speed internet with secure wireless access. A private landline can be accessed when rented longterm.

Accommodation in Basel - Bedroom

Details

  • 55 m2, double bed sized 160x200cm
  • 2 rooms: 1 bedroom with a double bed, cupboard, 1 big open living room with sofa, working desk and dining area
  • Kitchen with dishwasher, stove, oven, toaster, tea kettle, big fridge, separate freezer, cooking utensils and tableware, espresso machine etc….
  • Bathroom with bath tub
  • Terrace
  • Floor heating in all rooms
  • Intercom system
  • High-speed Internet and WiFi
  • Linen and towels
  • Furniture rotation
  • Quiet house and street

Contact Us Today For A Quick Quote

The apartment is suitable for 1-2 persons. A minimum of 3 days are required and a maximum of 3 months.

Contact us for discounted rates for durations ranging from 3 weeks to 3 months, enquire today and get a quote. Prices include utilities and internet. The West Side apartment is the hotel alternative if you like to enjoy privacy and convenient infrastructure combined with the luxury of space.

Enquire for availability & best rate

Fully Equipped Apartment

We know that you expect to have an easy and comfortable stay while in Basel. We made the apartment fully equipped for working situation combined with leisure. The design is practical with a touch of urban living and antiques – the antique chandelier comes from Paris and is a true gem, combined with a rustic retro dining table  and contemporary high standard kitchen. The office desk is ready you to take care of business.

View from kitchen to dining area

Location

Walking: Few minutes walk to Paradies shopping mall with electronics, pharmacy, groceries, take-away deli, roof-top restaurant….

By bus: Few minutes walk to bus station #33 (12 min to University Hospital, 14 min to Schifflände, the heart of the city) and tram station #8 (12 min to main train station).

By taxi/car: 15-20 minutes to Euroairport Basel.

As our recent guest mentioned: “it’s a perfect location, I’m within short time in the city center or at the train station.” These guests stayed for 7 weeks with us till they found their own apartment to rent just few streets away. They loved the area so much.

When looking around for a location to live long-term, also consider taxes and health care plans, since rates can vary quite a lot depending on the location. This apartment is literally 5 meters across the city line, in Basel-Land, and is in term of taxes and healthcare rates very favorable.

close to city center

Contact Us Today For A Quick Quote

The apartment is suitable for 1-2 persons. A minimum of 3 days are required and a maximum of 3 months.

Contact us for discounted rates for durations ranging from 3 weeks to 3 months, enquire today and get a quote. Prices include utilities and internet. The West Side apartment is the hotel alternative if you like to enjoy privacy and convenient infrastructure combined with the luxury of space.

Apartment per night:

During special events & fairs, the market rates will apply.

Daily Rent

CHF 150.–/night* (min 3 nights)
Plus one time charge for end cleaning

Monthly Rent

Rates from CHF 1,940.– to CHF 2,290.– * per month
Plus one time charge for end cleaning

Optional:
Servicing 2x/month:
CHF 240/month

Premium Accommodation for ART Basel

Looking for a hotel or accommodations for Art Basel? Don’t get a hotel – instead, have your own apartment and enjoy the luxury of having your own space to relax, organize, and enjoy your stay worry free. Your own kitchen, your own bed – your own space.

During ART Basel CHF 270.–*

(approx. EUR 240.–, approx. USD 300.–)

*inclusive side costs: free WiFi, electricity, heating & water, taxes and VAT. Price will be in Swiss Franks.

All data are subject to change without prior notice.

Enquire for availability & best rate

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Basel Bâle Basilea!

Basel has been an important cultural centre since the Renaissance and the Age of Enlightenment. It has the oldest university of the Swiss Confederation (1460). Basel keywords: Museums, ArtBasel, BASELWORLD trade show, full of history, Erasmus of Rotterdam, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS). Basel hosts Switzerland’s oldest university, the University of Basel, dating from 1460. ErasmusParacelsusDaniel BernoulliLeonhard EulerJacob BurckhardtFriedrich NietzscheTadeusz ReichsteinKarl JaspersCarl Gustav Jung and Karl Barth worked here. The University of Basel is currently counted among the 100 best educational institutions worldwide.

The Rhine River & Trade

Historically several courtyards and villages in around Basel date back to the Bronze Age (2000 – 800 BC). They were build close to the Rhine, reflecting its importance as a traffic axis.The Rhine river is a vital and navigable waterway, it was also an important trading route for the Romans. Due to its central location in Central Europe, Basel is a particularly important and relevant commercial geographic area from BC to today.

In 1471 Emperor Frederick III. allocated the trade fair privilege to Basel. Till today the Basel Exhibition Center carries out numerous trade fairs and congresses every year, among them “Art Basel”, the world’s largest fair for contemporary art, and “Baselworld”, the world’s largest watch and jewelery trade fair.

Basel – Deeply Rooted in the Development of Human Understanding

Around 1470 book printing was introduced in Basel. As a result, there was a cultural revival, which attracted famous thinkers, in addition to the humanist Erasmus of Rotterdam, Paracelsus, Sebastian Brant and Hans Holbein also lived in Basel.

1543 the first complete textbook about the human anatomy got published in Basel, De Humani Corporis Fabrica (The Fabric of the Human Body) by Andreas Vesalius.

Basel – a Hub for Art Lovers

Basel has been an important center of art since 1661. Basel hosts more than 40 museums, some of which are considered the best in the World! Once a year Basel becomes the center or art with the Art Basel exhibition. Some of the most famous and innovative architecs, such as Herzog & de Meuron reside in Basel and have set landmarks in New York and all around the World.

The City of Basel

From Basel Tourism: “Where Switzerland, France and Germany meet lies Basel, at the heart of a trinational metropolitan area. In this unique location, the city has much to offer: an international flair, good schools, innovative research, a thriving economy, an excellent regional and international transport infrastructure, a rich cultural life and a high standard of living. …Last but not least, Basel is the second-sunniest place in Switzerland.”

The Small Print

Terms and Conditions for West Side Apartment, Basel

1. Animals/Smoking: No pets allowed and no smoking; and especially no pets that smoke. Smoking pets belong in Hollywood.

2. Rules of the house: Please act according to the general habits and customs in tenement buildings. Disturbing noise must be avoided in the apartment, in the yard and in the stairway as well. We have a non-smoking policy. There is a backyard you may use for smoking instead. If Guest smokes inside the apartment the host has the right to make the apartment no longer available for the Guest with no return of paid amounts. Please close all windows when leaving. Lock the building entry door after 10 pm.

3. Guest admittance contract: A Guest admittance contract is binding the moment the apartment is booked and the booking is confirmed. As soon as your booking via online booking form reaches us your booking is processed. Our confirmation will be made by e-mail.

4. Payment/deposit/outstanding payment: As soon as the Guest receives the booking confirmation the Guest commits to make a downpayment of 25% of the total rent within 7 working days. The remaining amount must be paid at least 7 days before Guest’s arrival. If the booking is shorter notice the full amount for the rental of the apartment plus additional expenses and deposits needs to be paid by the Guest on the day of his arrival in cash for all the persons and for the entire time of the rental.

5. The rental contract contains a statement of how many persons can stay at the apartment, it is not allowed to exceed this number.

6. Additional Fees:
– Final cleaning: 80 – 150 CHF
– Returnable Damage- Deposit: 200 CHF, to be returned at departure if no damage has been done.
– Lost Keys: In case of loss of the apartment keys the Guest has the liability to pay a fee of 180,- because the locking cylinder has to be exchanged and replaced completely.

7. Cancellation Policies:
It is possible to cancel a booked accommodation,  the cancellation must be in written form and sent by email. Accommodation fees (the total nightly rate you’re charged) are refundable in certain circumstances as outlined below:

  • If cancelled up to 2 weeks before: 10% (only for a max of 10 days fee) of the accommodation fee plus handling fee of CHF 50.
  • If cancelled up to 7 days before: 50%  (only for a max of 10 days fee) of the accommodation fee. For a 50% refund of accommodation fees, cancellation must be made seven full days prior to listing’s local check in time (or 3:00 PM if not specified) on the day of check in, otherwise no refund. For example, if check-in is on Saturday, cancellation has to me submitted by Saturday of the previous week before check in time.
  • If cancelled later: 95% of the accommodation fee (only for a max of 10 days fee).
  • Cleaning fees and Returnable Damage- Deposit are always refunded if the guest did not check in.
  • In the case of early departure, the nights not spent are not refunded.

8. Liability: While using the accommodation the Guest is liable for any damages caused by Guest or Guests visitors. The host is not responsible for any temporary failure of pieces of the equipment, public transport, and so on, including Acts of God. There will be no reductions in such cases.

9. Equipment: The host is allowed to make changes in the equipment of the accommodation. The apartment is equipped with high speed W-LAN internet, free of charge. No liability is taken for failures from providers or equipment.

10. Right of Entrance: The host has the right to enter the apartment for example in case of necessary repairs. Host cannot be held responsible for any loss of articles of value. The Guest uses the ways to the apartment, the apartment itself , the stairs and the equipment at Guests own risk.

11. Jurisdiction: The place of jurisdiction for all conflicts about the rental contract is the part of Basel-Land where the rented accomodation is located. Place of Jurisdicition is always one of the local courts.

We wish you a nice stay.