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Hyperion Hotel Basel, Basel

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Messeplatz 12BaselBS4058Switzerland

4-star hotel with 2 bars/lounges, near Messeturm Basel
  • Free WiFi
Very Good8.4
Great location
Good internet service
Fantastic service
Great room
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Hyperion Hotel Basel, Basel

from $122
  • Comfort Double Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Comfort Double Room, 1 King Bed
  • Business Double Room, Executive Lounge Access
  • Suite
  • Comfort Double Room Single Use, 1 Queen Bed
  • Comfort Double Room Single Use, 1 King Bed
  • Business Double Room Single Use
  • Suite Single Use
  • Superior King Room
  • Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed

About Hyperion Hotel Basel, Basel

Sleek glass high-rise in Basel's business center

Next to the fairgrounds

Just steps from Basel's congress center and fairgrounds, Hyperion Hotel Basel offers a convenient location and great views. The Old Town across the River Rhine, with its cobblestone streets and medieval churches, is about a 20-minute walk.

Barefoot in Basel

You'll be a 20-minute walk from Basel Historical Museum, located at Barfüsserkirche, or "bare-feet church," with artifacts dating back to the Middle Ages. For more sights, the castle-like Gate of Spalen, with turrets and tiles, is one of Switzerland's most beautiful buildings.

Unbeatable city views

The hotel provides free passes to the tram, which stops right by the entrance; guests also appreciate the gym and sauna. The Timeless bar offers a glimpse of Basel, while the view from floor-to-ceiling windows at Restaurant Gaumenfreund is also hard to beat. A breakfast buffet is served each morning.

Free WiFi, city views

Spread over 10 floors, the 224 rooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows with city views. You can work comfortably with free WiFi and a desk, and unwind with a drink from the minibar and a movie on the satellite TV.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 224 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 31 floors


  • 24-hour check-in
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in/out

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets allowed *

  • Specific rooms only *

  • 1 per room


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms



  • Self parking *

  • RV/bus/truck parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Restaurant
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Fitness facilities
  • Sauna
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting rooms 10
  • Conference space size (feet) - 10764
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1000
  • Conference center
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 2003
  • Elevator/lift

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Espresso maker
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Pillow menu
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 26-inch TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)

Special features


Gaumenfreund - Onsite restaurant. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Hyperion Hotel Basel, Basel’s small print

Also known as

  • Basel Plaza Hotel
  • Ramada Basel Plaza
  • Ramada Plaza Basel Hotel
  • Basel Ramada
  • Ramada Basel
  • Ramada Plaza Basel Hotel Basel


Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: CHF 4.00 per person, per night. This tax does not apply to children under 12 years of age.

Optional extras

Self parking costs CHF 30.00 per day

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of CHF 31.00 per person (approximately)

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of CHF 20 per pet, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Hyperion Hotel Basel, Basel


  • In Basel City Centre
  • Messeturm Basel - 0 min walk
  • Basel Town Hall - 16 min walk
  • Basler Muenster - 20 min walk
  • Basel Historical Museum - 22 min walk
  • Spalentor - 24 min walk
  • Basel Zoo - 38 min walk
  • Rosentalanlage - 0 min walk

Getting around

  • Basel (BSL-EuroAirport) - 11 min drive
  • Mulhouse (MLH-EuroAirport) - 12 min drive
  • Basel Bad Station - 7 min walk
  • Basel SBB Station - 8 min drive
  • Weil Am Rhein Station - 10 min drive
  • Marktplatz Tram Stop - 15 min walk
  • University Tram Stop - 17 min walk
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • RV, bus, and truck parking

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.4 From 137 reviews

Hyperion Hotel Basel, Basel
Spotty wifi/rowdy guests/power problems
Wifi is spotty and depending on your room location maybe untenable for any use. In a room further away from the elevator the connection didn't hold more than 5 minutes. The renovation is nice but the power in my room and indeed the entire floor went out for more than 30 minutes leaving the room unbearably hot. And one night at 2am I was woken up by rowdy guests banging on a door for well over 5 minutes.
A Traveler, us4 night trip
Hyperion Hotel Basel, Basel
Very Good8.0
Trip to Europe, 2017
Great location, easy walk to the downtown. The breakfast was great as well. The only challenges were that the Autumn Fair was setting up right around the hotel, so there was some inconvenience caused by that, and they were constructing the building right next door, which caused noise and issues when driving and walking (you had to detour around the zone, you couldn't walk on that side of the street, and it was noisy).
Ronald, us2 night business trip
Hyperion Hotel Basel, Basel
Good area clean hotel terrible service
Not the best for service. Staff unfriendly, not helpful during checkin and when trying to get info for restaurants. Hotel was clean!
A Traveler, us1 night romance trip
Hyperion Hotel Basel, Basel
Great hotel in Basel
Was a wonderful experience staying in this hotel for our very short stay. Very helpful front desk personnel. Very nice sky lounge
Belinda, us1 night romance trip
Hyperion Hotel Basel, Basel
A nice experience
The hotel is clean, smoke-free and in a central location. Small room, one desk chair, so we sat on the bed. Safe place to store our car in the hotel parking, albeit pricey at 30CHF per day. While there we availed ourselves of the free tram and bus tickets provided and loved it. We were fortunate to get a good price for our stay, but the hotel is next to the theater and is used for conferences so it can be expensive when there is an event in town.
Marilyn, us3 night romance trip

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