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1 room, 2 adults

Apaliving - Budgethotel, Basel, Switzerland

J.J. Balmer-Strasse 1, Basel, 4053, Switzerland

Within easy reach of St. Jakobshalle
  • Free WiFi
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  • very clean hotel. Good for 1 night. Beds are like in hospital and very inconfortable.…Jan 3, 2020
  • Beds very soft and small. The shower gel ran out on day two of a five day stay and was…Nov 14, 2019

Apaliving - Budgethotel, Basel, Switzerland

from NZ$118
  • Standard Single Room
  • Standard Twin Room
  • Comfort Single Room
  • Comfort Double Room
  • Triple Room

What’s around Apaliving - Budgethotel, Basel, Switzerland


  • St. Jakobshalle - 27 min walk
  • Basel Zoo - 27 min walk
  • Congress Center Basel - 37 min walk
  • BIS Tower - 14 min walk
  • Basel Art Museum (Kunstmuseum) - 23 min walk
  • Antique Museum and Collection Ludwig - 23 min walk
  • Merian Park - 24 min walk
  • Caricature and Cartoon Museum - 24 min walk

Getting around

  • EuroAirport Airport (BSL) - 22 min drive
  • Mulhouse (MLH-EuroAirport) - 22 min drive
  • Basel SBB Station - 15 min walk
  • Basel St. Johann Station - 8 min drive
  • Pratteln Station - 9 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 180 rooms


  • Check-in time 2 PM-9:00 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
The front desk is open during the following times:
  • Monday - Friday: 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
  • Saturday - Sunday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and an access code. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Reception hours are 9 AM to 12:30 AM and 1:30 PM to 5 PM on Saturday, Sunday and public holidays.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

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

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • To-go breakfast on weekdays (surcharge)
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • German

In the room

Home comforts
  • Espresso maker
Things to enjoy
  • Separate sitting area
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping

Apaliving - Budgethotel, Basel, Switzerland’s small print

Also known as

  • Apaliving Budgethotel Hotel Basel
  • Apaliving Budgethotel Hotel
  • Apaliving Budgethotel Basel
  • Apaliving Budgethotel
  • Apaliving Basel
  • Apaliving - Budgethotel Hotel
  • Apaliving - Budgethotel Basel
  • Apaliving - Budgethotel Hotel Basel


Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

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

Optional extras

Parking is available nearby and costs CHF 10 per day

To-go breakfast is offered for an extra charge of CHF 10 for adults and CHF 10 for children (approximately)

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

FAQs for Apaliving - Budgethotel, Basel, Switzerland

  • Does Apaliving - Budgethotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Apaliving - Budgethotel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is parking offered at Apaliving - Budgethotel?
    Sorry, there's no parking at Apaliving - Budgethotel.
  • Are pets allowed at Apaliving - Budgethotel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Apaliving - Budgethotel?
    You can check in from 2 PM to 9:00 PM. Check-out time is noon.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Apaliving - Budgethotel?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Blindekuh (2-min walk), Knock on Wood (5-min walk), and 5 Signori (5-min walk).

Recent reviews

Very good 8.4 From 159 reviews

Fair 4.0
Need of better maintenance
Good location. Close to public transportation. Good price. Poor upkeep and maintenance. First room had no power because light fixtures needed installed so breakers were off. Next room was better but could not use outlets unless lights were on. Could not charge phones overnight unless we left the lights on. As others have reported, the sinks don’t drain well. Not major but kind of gross. With some better maintenance I would have given full credit.
Michael, ie1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Nice comfortable hotel.
I enjoyed my stay at the apalivung hotel the staff were very friendly & helpful. The room was spacious & the bed very comfortable, the room was warm too.Its a few minutes walk to the trams & buses resturants & shops.The Basel card you can buy at the hotel is very good it allows you to travel on trams & buses plus discounts.I would stay there again
Kathleen, gb5 night trip
Very good 8.0
No Aircon made stay very uncomfortable.
This was my third time staying in Apaliving, Basel...but the first in Summer (Aug 2019). To say the room at night was like a sauna is an understatement, because there’s no air conditioning. The fan in the room did nothing to cool it down below 25 degrees which made it extremely hot, sweaty and uncomfortable. Would not stay during the warm summer months again.
Adrian, ie1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Excellent Budget Hotel
Very good budget hotel, clean, friendly and checkin/out pretty flexible and hotel staff keen to help you. If staying in summer may be worth bringing an extra travel fan as there is no A/C so rooms can get very hot!
Timothy, gb5 night trip with friends
Very good 8.0
Alright if you get a good price.
Room could have been a bit cleaner but nothing major. Fan in room was welcome given the high temperatures. WiFi was on the slow side. Had to use 4G for video calls.
Paul, gb4 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Basel Stay
Very good basic hotel but boy was it hot and no Air Conditioning
David, gb1 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
I was out & about most of the day, but I would say it was a good stay overall. The room has a good space, the toilet & shower was clean. The bed was comfy, sheets were clean, cupboards were spacious. The television, the desk and chairs were added bonus. The complimentary coffee & tea was a plus, however, I would say they should replace the electric kettle with a new and fresh one. The tram stop is about 5 to 7 min walk from the hotel. The SBB train station is about 20 minutes walk thought there’s a tram one can take to the main train station.
suzanne, gb2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Excellent hotel
Excellent room and facilities. Very clean. Very helpful and friendly staff. Good location.
gb6 night business trip
Very good 8.0
Good if you're on a budget
This hotel is good if you're looking for a comfortable place at a decent price. Location is good a tad bit far from main attractions but not a problem since it's close to a tram station that will take you there quickly. I wish they had better curtains and shower curtains though. Ah there's also no breakfast but not to worry on that there are good cafes around. :)
au2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
One of the best stay I had in this place. Friendly employees, clean and the location was very good. Thanks
HEINZ, as6 night trip

Apaliving - Budgethotel, Basel, Switzerland

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