Situated only 15 minutes from the centre of Basel, the highest hotel in the region offers a fantastic view over the border triangle and boasts excellent service – all that at attractive prices. We look forward to seeing you!

Phone +49 (0) 7621 95 12 000

Hotel Highlights and Services

  • Central Location
    Our hotel is conveniently located in the center of the country triangle formed by Germany, Switzerland and France. Within only a few minutes, you can reach the highway, the railway station and the EuroAirport Basel/Mulhouse/Freiburg, and the tram to Basel city leave in easy walking distance to the hotel.
  • Price Benefits
    Benefit from significantly lower rates compared to hotels in Switzerland, while staying with us only 10 minutes from Basel’s city center.
  • Sauna
    Relax in our in-house sauna after an exciting day. Guests are invited to use the sauna free of charge.
  • Restaurant "Hazienda"
    Treat yourself to hot and spicy Mexican dishes and international cuisine while taking in the restaurant’s genuine Tex-Mex flair.
  • Bar & Enoteca
    Savor fancy cocktails, fine wines or a refreshing glass of beer at our rustic yet elegant hotel bar.
  • Arrangements and Offers
    Whether you choose to go on a city trip, want to swim in the river Rhine, or benefit from our Park, Sleep and Fly program – our special arrangements will make your stay with us particularly agreeable.
  • Business Conventions
    Book one of our conference rooms, where you can host events with high-quality catering services for up to 100 people.
  • WIFI
    We offer free high-speed WiFi throughout the hotel.
  • Green Rate
    By booking our Green Rate, you will do without the daily housekeeping service during your stay with us, helping us save resources and protect the environment. As a thank you, we reward you with a discount of 5 € per night on the respective rate!
  • caratbeds
  • caratbreakfast
  • caratart
  • bar
  • enotheca
  • free WIFI
  • TV
  • laundry service
  • wakeup call
  • room service
  • air conditioning
  • central location
  • parking
  • international press
  • 24/7 front office
  • meetings & groups
  • sauna
  • pets allowed

carathotel Basel/Weil am Rhein

4507 Reviews

What our guests say about us

  • Excellent breakfast, top location for visiting Basel

    Very convenient location, 10 minutes by car or 15 by tram to Basel centre, Rich choice of high quality food for breakfast. The equipment and design is from the 80's, ...
    06.March 2020
  • Great experience

    Staff pleasant. hotel, bar and restaurant service excellent and food good. Room clean and comfortable.
    11.February 2020
  • We made Carat great again

    Carat hotel has good location - near the main highway and it was easy to find direction in to the Swiss. Room was clean, warm. Towels drained water well. Bed was not ...
    25.January 2020
  • An excellent overnight stop by the motorway.

    Absolutely brilliant. The rooms are unusually large and comfortable. The beds and bedding in particular deserve credit. The breakfast is sublime with a mass of ...
    25.January 2020
  • I would recommend for short staying. Breakfast delicious.

    The breakfast was delicious. The Hotel is pet friendly, our dog enjoyed the large space outside to run. Though, the room service was unfortunately poor. After asking ...
    04.January 2020
  • The hotel has everything you need on a good level.

    Spacious rooms, free sauna, restaurant, cleanliness, spacious parking, reasonable price, .. That's all I expect.
    21.December 2019

We are open - and looking forward to welcoming you! From May 29th, 2020 we will be able to welcome guests travelling for touristic reasons as well!

Of course, we do everything to protect our guests and employees from infection and adhere to all current hygiene regulations and precautionary measures. For this reason, our sauna area is closed and breakfast will be served for the moment.

The Restaurant Hazienda is open daily from 6.00 to 10.00 p.m., of course taking all hygiene rules into consideration. 

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Save money & help the environment

Help us to protect the environment: do without the daily cleaning of your room and save money!

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At carathotel Basel/Weil am Rhein, we will spare no effort to make your night in one of our rooms as comfortable, cozy and restful as possible. Whether you are staying in our comfort, superior or family room – we offer the perfect solution to satisfy your personal needs. Learn more about our rooms and our different room categories!


Due to our rich caratbreakfast, your day will already begin with a special treat. In the evening, our chefs will delight your senses with hot and spicy Tex-Mex dishes.

Business conventions at carathotel Basel

Successful business conventions, seminars, conferences and stimulating business talks - at carathotel Basel you find the perfect atmosphere for your occasion!


End your day with a glass of wine or sparkling champagne. In our colonial-style hotel bar, we serve cold light beer and a selection of full-bodied, aromatic red wines. It is the perfect place to have stimulating conversations, enjoy a drink and experience superior bar culture.


Discover the art on our walls - pieces by talented artists supported by the art society caratart and thanks to the carathotels' commitment.


Rest after a long day, recharge your batteries and enjoy a relaxing time in our sauna. 

Parking is included

We offer free parking to our guests and even coaches find a nice spot on our car park (for a small fee). Besides, if you book our “Park & Fly” offer, for a low price you may park your car on our lot while you are leaving for your trip from  Euro-Airport Basel/Mulhouse/Freiburg - whether you’re staying with us or not!

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Your hotel in Basel / Weil am Rhein

Just a few minutes away from Basel city and the vitra design museum. Whether you’re on a private weekend getaway, on business, looking for a location for your next meeting or passing through on your way, at carathotel Basel you’ll always find what you’re looking for!

Discover Basel

Let us inspire you with our recommendations on sights, events, shopping locations and restaurants in Basel and Weil am Rhein.


The Old Town of Großbasel and Kleinbasel, the river Rhine and its parade of ferry boats, parks and arts – find a selection of the most interesting sights in Basel here.


Arts and design are omnipresent in Basel. The artfully constructed city houses, museums and exhibitions with renowned artists as well as the “Art Basel” fair.


Current events, highlights and a few insider tips - this is how your trip to Basel turns into a very special one!


Whether you are looking for elegant designer stores or small boutiques – shopping in Basel always means a lot of fun. See our tips for a great shopping experience in Basel!

eating & drinking

Check out our insider tips for a night out in Basel and choose from a selection of the finest restaurants, cozy bars and fancy clubs, where you can dance all night.


Basel and Weil am Rhein are located right in the middle of the country triangle formed by Germany, Switzerland and France, which is surrounded by amazing landscapes.


Discover the country triangle of Germany, Switzerland and France with the whole family. We have assembled some excursions that will be fun for both kids and grown-ups.