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Art House Basel

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A new platform for art in Basel’s Steinenvorstadt neighborhood, this contemporary gem blooms with creativity and a love of design.

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Architecture Diener & Diener

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Architecture Diener & Diener

Made from concrete, black marble, and granite, this contemporary structure is an architectural anomaly in the Old Town.

The building features a passage that connects two streets, as well as a statement staircase that unites all six floors. A sky-high bar overlooks the city, while many guestrooms offer terraces, and the lobby absorbs the bustle of the Steinenvorstadt outside through large windows framed by oak wood.

Interior design Andrea Caputo, Salomé Fäh

Gallery space throughout the hotel showcases young talent, with a focus on street art.

The interior is a work of art itself with natural woods, stone, marble, and furnishings by Vitra, Abacus, Artek, Santa & Cole, KNS, Living Divani, and more. A Japanese touch is subtly present, as are mementos from designer Salomé Fäh’s worldly adventures.

Art House Basel Interior Design

Art House Basel is imbued with a creative energy and an ever-changing soundscape that thrums after dark.

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The Originals Antoine Faeh

“We want our guests to feel connected and inspired, and few things do that on such a deep, emotional level as art.”

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Sustainability Keeping an eye on our Conscious Hotel Principles

“We are constantly testing new possibilities to become more sustainable—there is always room for optimization.

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The hotel was built according to Swiss Minergie standards using sustainable natural stone. During excavation, building remains were discovered, excavated, and archived by the Basel City Archaeology Department.

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The hotel recycles waste, uses refillable toiletries, and chooses natural products instead of plastics wherever possible.

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Due to the Swiss Minergie standard, the building requires far less energy. Energy-efficient devices and LED lighting are used in most cases. Instead of AC, the hotel installed an efficient ventilation system.

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Tap water is clean and drinkable in Switzerland. In addition to in-room taps, a water system is installed in the first-floor lounge so that guests can always access filtered water. 

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Products & Produce

The hotel works with regional partners to offer local products whenever possible. Most of the breakfast buffet consists of regional and organic goods.

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Cultural collaborations are on offer, including a program of art exhibitions that showcase the work of local artists.

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Thanks to a cooperation with Basel Tourism, guests are given a BaselCard, which offers discounts on many cultural and recreational activities.

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The BaselCard allows guests to use public transportation free of charge throughout their stay, including travel to the hotel. The property is easily accessed via public transportation. E-bikes are also available to guests during their stay.

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Healthy Workplace

Art House Basel offers fair working conditions regarding hours, health, safety, and training opportunities and has a flat hierarchy to motivate employees to take on more responsibility. 

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Art House Basel
Steinenvorstadt 42
Basel 4051

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