This attractive hotel is ideally located and only 500 m from the city centre with scores of shops and other entertainment venues as well as the main train station. Public transport lies right in front of the hotel the historical old town lies around 1 km away the cathedral is around 2 km away and the zoo is 3 km from the hotel. In addition the black forest is within 10 km of the hotel while the international airport lies around 9 km away. Located on a lively street the hotel was completely renovated in 2004 and consists of 32 rooms on 4 floors of which 23 are double rooms 6 are singles 1 is a suite and 2 are apartments. Guests are provided with a considerable lobby including lift access hire safes a currency exchange desk a cloakroom and a 24-hour reception. In addition the hotel offers a café a homely bar a restaurant (with children's highchairs available) and public Internet access with WLAN. Room and laundry services are additionally available to guests. There are car parking facilities as well as a bicycle storage facility also available for use. A comfortable room with en suite shower/bath telephone cable TV and radio safe deposit box and hairdryer a bottle of mineral water and free internet access. Breakfast is available to guests each morning. Guests are invited to serve themselves from the breakfast buffet. At lunchtime and in the evenings guests may select dishes from an à la carte menu. Basel Railway Station SBB: Tram Nr 2 Direction Eglisee and get off at Messeplatz. Basel Railway Station Bad: Tram Nr 2 Direction Binningen and get off at Messeplatz. Airport: Bus Nr 50 to the railway Station Basel SBB and then the tram Nr 2 to Messeplatz. By car: follow the Messe/Basel Ost sign. The reception desk is open 24h for late check in.