Hyperion Hotel Basel

The Hyperion Hotel Basel is a 4-star hotel located in the heart of Basel, within the Trade Fair Tower. It’s one of the tallest residential buildings in Basel and the third tallest building in Basel.

If you have a head for heights, views can be enjoyed from the bar on the top floor.

Staying at the hotel

The hotel has 224 rooms in four categories, which were renovated in 2017. Every room has a stunning view over the city, a desk, phone, WiFi, TV, radio and a safe with a charging point. Bathrooms are generously equipped with a rain shower, vanity mirror, toiletries and a hairdryer, plus the usual.

The spa area features a Finnish sauna, a gym and a solarium. There’s a nightclub, casino and an indoor heated swimming pool available for guests’ use too.

International and seasonal cuisine is served at the elegant “Filou” restaurant or at the “Sky Garden” in the inner courtyard. In addition, the hotel’s own “Timeless” cocktail bar and the café bar in the lobby provide opportunities to spend time together in a cosy and friendly atmosphere.

To book a room, we recommend booking your room on the hotel website, which guarantees the best rate.

W: www.h-hotels.com/en/hyperion/hotels/hyperion-hotel-basel

Hotel Location

Messeplatz 12
4058 Basel, CH

The hotel is a short walk away from the River Rhine and the city centre.


Travel to the hotel from the airport

The hotel is just 10-15 minutes car/taxi journey from Basel airport (8km), and is situated close to the city centre offices of both Novartis and Basel. An UberX costs CHF24-32, which is approximately 27 Euro, US$30 or £25.

The hotel is around 35-40 minutes from the airport via public transport. The hotel is a 10 minute walk from Badisch Bahnhof train station.


If you’re travelling by car, you can park in the hotel’s underground car park.


If you’re on wheels, the hotel is fully wheel chair accessible – the lifts can take you to all floors.


Basel is home to 40 museums, has a beautiful Old Town, modern architecture and the Rhine. It’s also Switzerland’s oldest university city. Historic landmarks include the large market square with it’s richly decorated red sandstone town hall and the late Romanesque-Gothic cathedral.

Museums include the Basel Art Museum and the Museum of Cultures. Basel is also home to the symphony orchestra and the chamber orchestra, as well as musical theatre featuring international productions.

Basel is also a very green city. The Botanical gardens, several parks and the banks of the Rhine are perfect places to relax and linger for a while. The river is also a great place for a refreshing dip or a pleasant ferry trip, or to enjoy a spot of riverside dining.