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1 room, 2 adults

Basel Backpack

3-star3 stars
192 Dornacherstrasse, Basel, BS, 4053, Switzerland

3-star hostel, convenient for Basel Historical Museum
  • Free WiFi
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From 107 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

  • It’s a very friendly place and it was perfect for what I needed. The staff is very…Jun 7, 2019
  • Very helpful & friendly staff. In a good area close to public transport & city but nice…Apr 26, 2019

Basel Backpack

from £52
  • 8 - Bed Dormitory, Female
  • Double Room
  • Deluxe Double Room
  • 8-Bed-Dormitory, Mixed

What’s around Basel Backpack


  • Basel Historical Museum (23-minute walk)
  • Basler Muenster (25-minute walk)
  • Basel Zoo (25-minute walk)
  • Basel Town Hall (28-minute walk)
  • Spalentor (31-minute walk)
  • Messeturm Basel (38-minute walk)
  • St. Jakobshalle (29-minute walk)
  • BIS Tower (12-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Basel (BSL-EuroAirport) 11-min drive
  • Mulhouse (MLH-EuroAirport) 11-min drive
  • Basel SBB Station 13-min walk
  • Basel Bad Station 5-min drive
  • Basel St. Johann Station 8-min drive
  • Marktplatz Tram Stop 30-min walk

At a glance

Key facts


  • 16 rooms


  • Check-in time 4:00 PM-9:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM
The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM, please contact the property at least 24 hours in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. This property will place a credit card authorization for the price of the first night without city tax for any bookings. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

  • Pets allowed (dogs only) *

  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply *

  • 1 per room


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Continental breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Barbecue grills
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Lift
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible

In the room

Home comforts
  • Washer/dryer
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping

Basel Backpack’s small print

Also known as

  • Basel Backpack Basel
  • Basel Backpack Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Basel
  • Basel Backpack Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Basel Backpack Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Basel
  • Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Basel Backpack
  • Basel Backpack Basel
  • Backpack Hostel
  • Backpack
  • Basel Backpack Basel
  • Basel Backpack Hostel/Backpacker accommodation


Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation.

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cots/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: CHF 4.0 per person, per night

Optional extras

Parking is available nearby and costs CHF 10 per day

Rollaway beds are available for CHF 30 per night

Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of CHF 8 for adults and CHF 4 for children (approximately)

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of CHF 10 per pet, per day

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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