Basel Backpack

2 stars
Basel, Switzerland
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za 24/2
wo 28/2

About Basel Backpack

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free
The Basel Backpack is housed in a renovated historic factory, only 10 minutes from Basel’s main train station. The Basel Mobility Ticket (free public transport) is included in the rates. Wi-Fi is available free of charge. The Basel Backpack offers pleasant accommodation in an urban loft style in the Gundeldinger Feld neighbourhood. Shared showers and toilets are located next to the rooms. The wheelchair-accessible Basel Backpack also features a kiosk and a washing machine with a dryer. The Bar-Café PriMateria serves snacks and refreshments from breakfast to a late cocktail. There is also a kitchen, where you can cook yourself, and vending machines for drinks and snacks. The next tram stop is just 100 metres away from the Basel Backpack.

Latest deals for Basel Backpack

za 24/2
wo 28/2
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*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.

Prices are based on 1 night including VAT, excluding local taxes and fees.

Amenities at Basel Backpack

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee shop
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Laundry facilities


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Adapter
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Dustbins

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Disabled access
  • Lift
  • Accessible by lift
  • No smoking
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private entrance


  • Packed lunches
  • Shared kitchen
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Coffee shop


  • Family rooms
  • Seating area
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Sofa
  • Lockers
  • City view
  • Storage available


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom

Things to do

  • Hiking
  • Bicycle hire
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Game room
  • Cycling
  • Bowling

Services and conveniences

  • Safety deposit box
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Tour desk
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out


  • Reading light
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Cleaning products
  • Wardrobe or closet

Family friendly

  • Cribs available
  • Books, DVDs, music for children
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Indoor play area
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Grill
  • Balcony
  • Garden

Media and entertainment

  • Radio
  • Shared lounge/TV area


  • Ironing service
  • Laundry facilities


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Parking and transportation

  • Parking

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping


  • Tennis

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Dornacherstrasse 192, 4053 Basel, Basel-Stadt

What's nearby

  • Zoo Basel1.3 km
  • Fasnachts-Brunnen1.3 km
  • Schweizerisches Architekturmuseum1.3 km
  • Kunstmuseum Basel1.4 km
  • Antikenmuseum Basel und Sammlung Ludwig1.4 km
  • Historisches Museum Basel1.4 km
  • Cartoonmuseum Basel1.4 km
  • Basler Papiermühle1.6 km
  • Basler Münster1.6 km
  • Münsterplatz1.7 km
  • Museum of Cultures Basel1.7 km
  • Naturhistorisches Museum Basel1.8 km



Check in anytime after 16:00, check out anytime before 11:00


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FAQs when booking at Basel Backpack

  • Where is Basel Backpack located?

    Basel Backpack is located at Dornacherstrasse 192, 1.7 km from the centre of Basel. Zoo Basel is the closest landmark to Basel Backpack.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Basel Backpack?

    Check-in time is 16:00 and check-out time is 11:00 at Basel Backpack.

  • Does Basel Backpack offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Basel Backpack offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is Basel Backpack from the airport?

    Basel Backpack is 7.1 km from Basel EuroAirport Swiss.

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Good to know

Value for money


Distance to city centre

1.7 km

Nearest airport

Basel EuroAirport Swiss

Distance to airport

7.1 km