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The art of comfortable luxury

Steinenvorstadt 42
CH-4051 Basel

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Design Hotel IN THE CENTER OF Basel

Where art, design and hospitality merge in exciting harmony: Welcome to ART HOUSE in Basel. Located in the heart of the Steinenvorstadt district, you will find yourself at the pulse of the city, just a few steps away from countless sights in the fields of art, culture and architecture. Whether for a short or longer stay, our 33 rooms and suites offer you first-class comfort.

This also includes the hotel's own rooftop bar. Here you can enjoy the view in the morning with a delicious coffee or round off the evening above the rooftops of the city.

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Design Hotel

High-quality design for unique experiences.

Urban Art

At the heart of the action in the Steinenvorstadt district.

Basel Card

Free travel by bus and streetcar and discounted cultural offers.

Our rooms

Upper Queen Room with Terrace

The spacious rooms with large terraces are ideal for really relaxing.

Medium double Room

Natural materials, simple design and a touch of Japan ensure a comfortable stay.

Junior Suite with Terrace

Spacious, urban-style interiors and a terrace invite you to enjoy an after-work drink in the evening sun.

Terrace Club Suite

On the top floor is our Terrace Club Suite with the largest hotel terrace in Basel.

Large Junior suite

Our Large Junior Suites offer the ideal retreat and plenty of space to relax and unwind.

Arthouse Club Suite

The ART HOUSE Club Suite with living and sleeping area offers plenty of space and is ideal for families.


Large windows and a French balcony provide a view of Basel's city life.
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Book directly via our website and get the best available price as well as additional offers such as upgrades or early check-in.


Enjoyment, the best drinks and late-night vibes are literally the top priority here.

Fresh, local and delicious

Start your day with a revitalizing breakfast, prepared with fresh ingredients from local producers.


ART HOUSE is located in the lively Steinenvorstadt district of Basel. Thanks to its compact size and good public transport connections, you can move effortlessly through the urban jungle and easily reach museums such as the Kunstmuseum Basel, the Tinguely Museum and the Fondation Beyeler on foot or by public transport with the BaselCard.


Theater Basel

From drama to opera and ballet: Theater Basel is one of the most important theaters in Switzerland.


Basel Fasnacht is the largest carnival in Switzerland and is part of the city's identity. It takes place every year in February/March.


The Swiss Indoors Basel is one of the biggest indoor tennis tournaments in the world and takes place every fall.

Vitra Museum

The Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein is an exciting place to visit for those interested in design and architecture.

Market hall

The unique open-air lounge & bar is located directly on the banks of the Rhine and offers you a mix of cultural activities and culinary delights.

Art Museum

From Gothic to contemporary: the Basel Art Museum is a renowned address on the Swiss art scene.


Rouine is a cozy coffee bar during the day and a popular address for lovers of live music and DJ music at night.

North Star

Clubbing on the ship? The Nordstern is a hotspot for electronic music and a meeting place for DJs from all over the world.


The music festival, which takes place every spring, attracts audiences from Germany and abroad with its wide range of styles.


Not only a prestigious platform for contemporary art, but also an unmissable destination for gourmets.

Birdseye Jazzclub

This authentic jazz club hosts international stars who, like the guests, enjoy a unique atmosphere.

Art Basel

Art Basel is undisputedly the leading world fair for the international art market. It takes place annually in early summer.

Port / Landing site

The unique open-air lounge & bar is located directly on the banks of the Rhine and offers you a mix of cultural activities and culinary delights.


Nightclub with electronic music of all kinds, located in the heart of Basel's Dreispitz area

House of Electronic Arts

The HEK (House of Electronic Arts) is a renowned institution and museum for digital art in Switzerland.

Fondation Beyeler

Immerse yourself in a unique blend of contemporary architecture and fascinating works of art.
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