Apaliving das Budgethotel in Basel - 3 HOTEL INFO stars

This is what awaits you:

  • Use of the public transport network valid for the whole stay
  • WLAN in room

Hotel description Apaliving das Budgethotel

APALIVING offers near the center of Basel a pleasant, quiet living for the best value for money. 180 rooms are available in two categories. All rooms provide shower/toilet, TV, refrigerator, kettle and hair dryer. WIFI acces and laundry facilities are free of charge. An ironing station can be used during reception opening hours.

In a few minutes you are by bus or tram at the train station SBB (2 minutes), in the city center (6 minutes), at the fair (9 Minutes) or at the St. Jakob stadium (7 minutes). You can reach the stations within two minutes from the hotel.

The city taxe (CHF 3.50 per person7night) includes a mobility ticket for the free use of public transport in Basel.


Outside of reception opening hours (Mo - Fr AFTER 5.30 pm or on WEEKEND) you can check-in at the self- check-in automat. Please note here you have to pay the whole stay. If you wish another payment, please contact us in advance during our opening times. Reception hours: On business days: from 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM

Hotel data

Last partial renovation 2016, Number of floors 3, Total number of rooms 180, Number of single rooms 141, Number of double rooms 39, of which have 2 separate beds 26, of which have a double bed 13, Hotel open all year round, Hotel closed on saturday,sunday, Reception manned from 07:30, to 17:30, Earliest check-in 14:00, Latest check-out 12:00, English-speaking staff available during the day, Number of business rooms 47, Hotel, City hotel, No-smoking hotel, No-smoking room 180, Children's beds/cots 0

AddressShow map

J.J. Balmer Strasse 1, 4053 Basel, Switzerland


  • Station (Basel - Bahnhof SBB) 0.86 km
  • City centre (Basel) 2.36 km
  • Airport (Zürich Airport (ZRH)) 72.15 km
  • Highway (Bahnhof SBB/ Gundeldingen) 1.7 km

Hotel Location

The Apaliving is centrally yet peacefully located in the city of Basel. A SBB train station and the city centre are reachable within a few minutes.

Service times

Reception open:

7:30 AM to 5:30 PM

Earliest check-in:

2:00 PM

Latest check-out:

12:00 PM

    Accepted payment methods

  • Visa
  • Eurocard/MasterCard
  • American Express
  • Electronic cash

Hotel facilities

  • Reception (lobby)
  • Elevator
  • Secure parking
  • Garage in the hotel Fee per 24 hours 10,00 CHF
  • Garage is a 1-minute walk away
  • Fire alarm
  • Smoke detectors
  • Video surveillance of entrances
  • Video surveillance of hotel lobby
  • WLAN with Internet access in lobby Hourly rate 0,00 CHF Fee per day 0,00 CHF
  • Mobile phone reception
  • Door with spy-hole in 180 rooms
  • Hallways equipped with fire exstinguishers
  • Hotel has emergency lighting
  • Hotel staiways ventilated
  • Hotel complies with country/state/local fire laws
  • Hotel auto linked to fire station (Alarm automatically notifies fire station)
  • Guest rooms accessed by interior entrances
  • Parking area equipped with lights
  • Video surveillance recorded 24 hrs a day
  • Hotel staff trained in cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR)

Room facilities

  • WLAN with Internet access in rooms Hourly rate 0 CHF
  • TV remote control
  • Desk
  • Fridge in 180 rooms
  • Coffee machine/tea-maker in 180 rooms
  • Windows for opening
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Heated towel rack in bathroom
  • Emergency information
  • Plan of emergency exits

In-house services

  • Washing machine for guests
  • Use of the public transport network valid for the whole stay
  • WLAN in room
  • Pets not allowed
Hotel location
J.J. Balmer Strasse 1, 4053 Basel -

Evaluations of Apaliving das Budgethotel

Overall 76 ratings, including comments: 7 ratings
7.5 / 10
Average rating of all hotel guests
82% of all hotel guests would recommend this hotel to their friends
8.8 / 10
May 2017

Very helpful hotel staff

Corporate customers
4.2 / 10
May 2017

Comfortable bed, good pillows. Wi-Fi was not bad quality.

Very basic accommodation even if you book the Business room, I was expecting a little more. Ok for a night or two.

Corporate customers
8.0 / 10
October 2015

Incredible cleanliness, good value for money, spacious room and lots of storage!

Unmanageable heating

Corporate customers
6.0 / 10
September 2015

friendly staff

no wi-fi in the room-very poor signal

Corporate customers
6.2 / 10
May 2015

Sauber, zentral, preisgünstig.

Budget Hotel - sehr schlichte Einrichtung, kurzes Bett, kein Frühstück. Am Wochenende kein Personal (Schlüssel über Key Safe).

Corporate customers
8.0 / 10
November 2014

Functional and performance / price

No services

Corporate customers
9.0 / 10
August 2014

Slightly strange check-in procedure, but no issues

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