The Passage Hotel

A 4-minute walk from a tram stop, this contemporary hotel with a modernist facade is 6 minutes by foot from Theater Basel and 10 minutes from the Old Masters in Kunstmuseum Basel. Bright, modern rooms with art-inspired accents feature flat-screen TVs, Nespresso machines and iPod docks, plus desks and free Wi-Fi. Suites add seating areas with pull-out sofas, while chic loft apartments offer kitchens. Room service is available. Amenities include a sleek bar with a terrace, which serves drinks and snacks, plus a fitness room with a sauna.