The Art Basel 2017 show starts June 15th and runs through the 18th. With 291 of the world’s leading galleries showing works from over 4,000 artists, this is one of the most important design fairs in Europe, presenting creative innovation, design and furniture creations for the fashion and retail. So, if you are a design lover, here you have the best hotels in Basel, Switzerland, selected for their alluring interior design, luxury status and exquisite food.
Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois
The hotel with the richest tradition in Basel is located in the heart of the city on the shore of the Rhine, the Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois exudes luxury at its finest. Originally built in 1884, the building is rich with history and offers a warm and elegant ambiance. Whether you stay here or elsewhere, the hotel’s restaurant Cheval Blanc by Peter Knogl is a must if you can get in.
Nomad Design & Lifestyle Hotel
A fairly new hotel to Basel, Nomad Design & Lifestyle Hotel opened in January 2016. The modern and urban designed building was originally a 1950’s-apartment house. he Nomad consists of two houses, which differ in design and materials. Colourful Kilim carpets and fine leather characterise the Design Rooms in the front building, exposed concrete and warm oak adorn the Urban Rooms in the rear. A fresh and very elegant interiors concept to enjoy!
Der Teufelhof Basel
More like a gallery than a hotel, this boutique hotel is one of the world’s first art-themed hotels. It’s renowned for its impressive artist-designed rooms, Michelin-starred restaurant, theatre and cellar housing parts of the city’s historic medieval city walls. A unique blend of traditional and contemporary design, yet comfortable.
Motel One Basel
A cheerful accommodation in central Basel, with bright, modern interiors that will certainly please all design lovers. The funky style features artwork by local artists, including an abstract piece by graffitist Adrian Falkner overlooking the lobby. The hotel is arty with turquoise hues against shiny white and grey shades throughout. The rooms also feature bespoke wallpaper of the city skyline created by Daniel Zeltner. And what is the best part? The furry round chairs and the atmospheric cool lighting.
The Design Miami/Basel will take place on 6 days from Tuesday, 13. June to Sunday, 18. June 2017 in Basel. See more here: