SAVOIR-VIVRE IN THE HEART OF BASEL

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Experience Basel. Discover new things. Learn history.

In our city on the Rhine you'll feel the diversity and joie de vivre that make Basel so special. That's why there's no better place in the world for Hotel Märthof than right here: where the city throbs with life, where enjoyment is not a luxury but a way of life, and where imagination has long since left the daily grind behind.

The charm, liveliness and eventful history of our establishment are all reflected in our interior design. Pretty details from style eras gone by complement natural materials and combine with modern highlights to produce 68 unique rooms. Find out which one suits you: Superior, Signature, Deluxe or Junior Suite?

Experience Basel. Discover new things. Learn history.

In our city on the Rhine you'll feel the diversity and joie de vivre that make Basel so special. That's why there's no better place in the world for Hotel Märthof than right here: where the city throbs with life, where enjoyment is not a luxury but a way of life, and where imagination has long since left the daily grind behind.

The charm, liveliness and eventful history of our establishment are all reflected in our interior design. Pretty details from style eras gone by complement natural materials and combine with modern highlights to produce 68 unique rooms. Find out which one suits you: Superior, Signature, Deluxe or Junior Suite?

Overview Hotel Märthof

In good company. Right at the heart of things. Above the rooftops.

Great location


  • On Basel's Marktplatz
  • At the heart of the old town
  • 2 minutes to the Rhine
  • 5 minutes to the Minster
  • 10 minutes to the Theatre    

Unique to Märthof


  • Roof terrace over the Marktplatz
  • Bohemia restaurant and bar and Boulevard terrace
  • Banquet room on 6th floor
  • In-house wellness area and fitness room

Always included


  • Baselcard (free public transport, various Wi-Fi hotspots and 50% off culture and leisure offerings)
  • Nespresso machine with a coffee and tea set
  • Minibar
  • Use of the wellness area, fitness room and roof terrace
  • WiFi

In good company. Right at the heart of things. Above the rooftops.

Great location


  • On Basel's Marktplatz
  • At the heart of the old town
  • 2 minutes to the Rhine
  • 5 minutes to the Minster
  • 10 minutes to the Theatre    

Unique to Märthof


  • Roof terrace over the Marktplatz
  • Bohemia restaurant and bar and Boulevard terrace
  • Banquet room on 6th floor
  • In-house wellness area and fitness room

Always included


  • Baselcard (free public transport, various Wi-Fi hotspots and 50% off culture and leisure offerings)
  • Nespresso machine with a coffee and tea set
  • Minibar
  • Use of the wellness area, fitness room and roof terrace
  • WiFi

Design. Comfort. Luxury.

In our 68 rooms and junior suites you'll find everything you need to feel comfortable: exclusive design, ultimate comfort and easy-going luxury. All rooms and junior suites feature a free minibar, Nespresso machine with a coffee and tea set, Wi-Fi, telephone, TV, desk, rainfall shower and separate toilet.

Superior rooms

Can't get enough of exciting city life? Our Superior rooms with king-size or twin beds will help you re-energize and are the perfect retreat for planning your next adventure. An open-plan bathroom and additional seating offer practical comfort.

Special features

  • 22-27 m2
  • Max. Persons: 2
  • King-size (180x200cm) or twin bed (2*90x200cm)
  • Open-plan bathroom
  • Extra seating

 

Signature rooms

Made for two people travelling together. Our spacious Signature rooms offer a semi-open wet area in the spacious bathroom, additional seating and inviting king-size or twin beds.

Special features

  • 25-28 m2
  • Max. Persons: 2
  • Kingsize (180x200cm) oder Twin Bett (2*90x200cm)
  • Spacious, semi-open bathroom
  • Extra seating

Deluxe rooms

The Basel experience with a certain something: you can look forward to plenty of space to kick back and relax thanks to the twin beds and additional sofa or chair in our spacious Deluxe rooms.

Special features

  • 33-35 m2
  • Max. Persons: 4 (2 adults & 2 children)
  • Twin beds (2*90x200cm)
  • Sofa or chair

Junior suite

After an exciting discovery tour around Basel or an intense day of work, our Junior suites offer you plenty of space and comfort to stretch out and relax. The inviting king-size bed, additional bath tub and comfortable sofa will help you recharge your batteries in no time.

Special features

  • 35-43 m2
  • Max. Persons: 4 (2 adults & 2 children)
  • King-size bed (180x200cm)
  • Bath tub in addition to rainfall shower
  • Sofa

Marktplatz Junior suite

Enjoy the dignified and relaxed atmosphere of your Marktplatz Junior suite while you gaze from your bay window over the lively city. Sit back and enjoy the view right out onto the Marktplatz. An inviting king-size bed, comfortable sofa or chair and a free-standing bath tub in addition to the rainfall shower make our Marktplatz Junior suites a real highlight for everyone who loves the combination of authentic city living and extravagance.

Special features

  • 35-44 m2
  • King-size bed (180x200cm)
  • Max. Persons: 4 (2 adults & 2 children)
  • Free-standing bath tub in addition to rainfall shower
  • Sofa or chair
  • View of the Marktplatz
  • Bay window

On the roof, terrace and meeting

Inspire. Work. Get ahead.

The top, 6th floor of the Märthof features a banquet room with direct access to our spacious roof terrace. With a far-reaching view of the Marktplatz, Basel's old town and surroundings, it's the perfect place to hold discussions, presentations and negotiations, and to inspire your work. Or just sit and relax: if you are a guest in our hotel, you can enjoy the roof terrace at any time.

Bohemia restaurant & bar

Exciting. Open. Tasteful.

The Bohemia restaurant and bar and Boulevard terrace whisk you away to the exciting bohemian era, with a view of the hustle and bustle of the Marktplatz or from the bar to the lively Eisengasse. The menu ranges from a quick espresso to a delightful dinner featuring specialities from the open charcoal grill and the generous à-la-carte brunch on Saturdays and Sundays. The Bohemia's function rooms, which can be reserved separately, are decorated with murals lovingly crafted by Basel-based artist Patrizia Stalder.

Questions & answers

Opening

Our grand bohemian opening is set for Wednesday 28 July 2021. Don't miss it!

Bookings

For enquiries about rooms or meetings, please e-mail us at hotel-maerthof@balehotels.ch or call +41 (0)61 466 15 15.
Until the hotel opens, you can make use of our BâleHotels reservations/banquet department at the head office at Hotel Pullman Basel Europe.

You can also book quickly and directly on our website, where you’re guaranteed to get the best room prices. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at any time.

Changes / Cancellations

Did you book with us directly by sending an e-mail to hotel-maerthof@balehotels.ch or by calling us on +41 (0)61 466 15 15? Depending on your booking option, you may be able to cancel or alter your booking free of charge up until 6 p.m. on the day of your arrival. Simply contact us using the same method and we can clarify it.

If you booked directly on our website, you can just click on the confirmation number in your confirmation e-mail. You will then need to enter your last name as specified in your booking and you can call up your reservation right away. Any changes you make there will be confirmed in an e-mail.

If you booked through a third-party service such as HRS, Expedia or Booking, please get in touch directly with the contact person specified in your booking confirmation.

Credit cards

Your credit card details will be required if you arrive after 6 p.m., for trade fair or special event bookings and for bookings at reduced rates.
All major credit cards such as American Express, Visa, Mastercard and Diners Club are accepted. You can of course also pay by EC/Maestro card or cash.

Wi-Fi

Available everywhere free of charge

Disabled-access rooms and lift

You can reach all of our rooms leisurely via the lift.
We also have disabled-access rooms which can be reached easily via the Bohemia restaurant and then by lift. 

Smokers

Our hotel is non-smoking. You can treat yourself to a leisurely smoking break on the terrace of the Bohemia restaurant facing Marktplatz or on the sixth floor with views of Basel.

Breakfast

For early (and hungry) birds, we offer a breakfast buffet in the Bohemia from 6.30 a.m. to 10 a.m. On Saturdays and Sundays, you can help yourself to the buffet from 7 a.m. up until 10.30 a.m. You can also fortify yourself for the day with the Bohemia Brunch from 9 a.m. or with à la carte options of bread, cheese, eggs, cereal, fruit and yoghurt through till 4 p.m.

Not sure if you'll want breakfast? You can of course also decide once you're at the hotel. However, you can enjoy discounted rates if you book breakfast when you reserve your room.

We offer plenty of vegetarian, gluten-free and lactose-free products. Simply talk to our service team and they will tell you which options are suitable for you.

Parking

Since our hotel is located in a pedestrianized zone, we do not have our own parking spaces.

However, the nearest secure parking spot for your vehicle can be found just around the corner in the Storchen multi-storey car park (2 minutes by foot), or you can park at our associated hotel, the Pullman Basel Europe in Kleinbasel (5 minutes by public transport). It is not possible to reserve a parking space in advance. 

Reception

We're always there for you! Visit us at reception 24/7.

Check-in / check-out

Your room will be ready for you from 2 p.m. Do you plan to arrive earlier? Don't worry – we would be happy to look after your luggage for you.

Time to say goodbye? To make sure we can get your room looking immaculate again, we would ask you to check out by 11 a.m. Thank you very much!

Wellness zone / fitness facilities / sauna

Arrive, relax, treat yourself or get motivated with a daily workout. As a hotel guest, you can make use of the hotel's wellness zone with its fitness room, sauna and steam bath free of charge.

Air conditioning

All rooms are air-conditioned. You can easily adjust the settings to choose your perfect temperature.

BaselCard & city tax

Free ride! With the free BaselCard, you can use public transport in Basel free of charge. You can also access free Wi-Fi in various hotspots around the city and benefit from one-off discounts of 50% on a range of cultural and leisure attractions.

Please note that the city tax charged by the City of Basel, which is CHF 4 per person per night, is not included in the specified room prices. This will be listed separately on your bill. 

Questions & answers

Opening

Our grand bohemian opening is set for Wednesday 28 July 2021. Don't miss it!

Bookings

For enquiries about rooms or meetings, please e-mail us at hotel-maerthof@balehotels.ch or call +41 (0)61 466 15 15.
Until the hotel opens, you can make use of our BâleHotels reservations/banquet department at the head office at Hotel Pullman Basel Europe.

You can also book quickly and directly on our website, where you’re guaranteed to get the best room prices. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at any time.

Changes / Cancellations

Did you book with us directly by sending an e-mail to hotel-maerthof@balehotels.ch or by calling us on +41 (0)61 466 15 15? Depending on your booking option, you may be able to cancel or alter your booking free of charge up until 6 p.m. on the day of your arrival. Simply contact us using the same method and we can clarify it.

If you booked directly on our website, you can just click on the confirmation number in your confirmation e-mail. You will then need to enter your last name as specified in your booking and you can call up your reservation right away. Any changes you make there will be confirmed in an e-mail.

If you booked through a third-party service such as HRS, Expedia or Booking, please get in touch directly with the contact person specified in your booking confirmation.

Credit cards

Your credit card details will be required if you arrive after 6 p.m., for trade fair or special event bookings and for bookings at reduced rates.
All major credit cards such as American Express, Visa, Mastercard and Diners Club are accepted. You can of course also pay by EC/Maestro card or cash.

Wi-Fi

Available everywhere free of charge

Disabled-access rooms and lift

You can reach all of our rooms leisurely via the lift.
We also have disabled-access rooms which can be reached easily via the Bohemia restaurant and then by lift. 

Smokers

Our hotel is non-smoking. You can treat yourself to a leisurely smoking break on the terrace of the Bohemia restaurant facing Marktplatz or on the sixth floor with views of Basel.

Breakfast

For early (and hungry) birds, we offer a breakfast buffet in the Bohemia from 6.30 a.m. to 10 a.m. On Saturdays and Sundays, you can help yourself to the buffet from 7 a.m. up until 10.30 a.m. You can also fortify yourself for the day with the Bohemia Brunch from 9 a.m. or with à la carte options of bread, cheese, eggs, cereal, fruit and yoghurt through till 4 p.m.

Not sure if you'll want breakfast? You can of course also decide once you're at the hotel. However, you can enjoy discounted rates if you book breakfast when you reserve your room.

We offer plenty of vegetarian, gluten-free and lactose-free products. Simply talk to our service team and they will tell you which options are suitable for you.

Parking

Since our hotel is located in a pedestrianized zone, we do not have our own parking spaces.

However, the nearest secure parking spot for your vehicle can be found just around the corner in the Storchen multi-storey car park (2 minutes by foot), or you can park at our associated hotel, the Pullman Basel Europe in Kleinbasel (5 minutes by public transport). It is not possible to reserve a parking space in advance. 

Reception

We're always there for you! Visit us at reception 24/7.

Check-in / check-out

Your room will be ready for you from 2 p.m. Do you plan to arrive earlier? Don't worry – we would be happy to look after your luggage for you.

Time to say goodbye? To make sure we can get your room looking immaculate again, we would ask you to check out by 11 a.m. Thank you very much!

Wellness zone / fitness facilities / sauna

Arrive, relax, treat yourself or get motivated with a daily workout. As a hotel guest, you can make use of the hotel's wellness zone with its fitness room, sauna and steam bath free of charge.

Air conditioning

All rooms are air-conditioned. You can easily adjust the settings to choose your perfect temperature.

BaselCard & city tax

Free ride! With the free BaselCard, you can use public transport in Basel free of charge. You can also access free Wi-Fi in various hotspots around the city and benefit from one-off discounts of 50% on a range of cultural and leisure attractions.

Please note that the city tax charged by the City of Basel, which is CHF 4 per person per night, is not included in the specified room prices. This will be listed separately on your bill. 

Savoir-Vivre in the heart of Basel

Address

Hotel Märthof
Marktgasse 19
CH-4051 Basel

Contact

Tel: +41 (0) 61 466 15 15
E-Mail: hotel-maerthof@balehotels.ch

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How to find us

We are easy to reach via public transport: from Basel main station (Bahnhof SBB) with tram no. 8 or 11 and from the Badischer Bahnhof (German Railway Station) with tram no. 6 until the Marktplatz stop. If you are arriving by car, paid parking spaces are available in Parkhaus Storchen (a 2-minute walk) or Hotel Pullman Basel Europe (5 minutes away by public transport). Due to the location in the car-free city centre, we recommend that you use the public transports to reach us.