Essential by Dorint Basel City
Art collections, culture and congresses the city of Basel not only works hard, but also knows how to play. The Essential by Dorint Basel City provides the ideal ambience for both.
Industry and Lifestyle: Basel does both equally well. As the largest exhibition and trade fair centre in Switzerland with important dates for sectors such as machine tool manufacturing, building technology, or safety equipment, Basel has a key role in the world of production, as well as in the realm of lifestyle topics. With “Baselworld” as the biggest trade fair for watches and jewellery, the Swiss Comic Con “Baselworld” and the art scene’s meeting point “Art Basel”, it attracts visitors from all over the world into the border triangle between Switzerland, France and Germany.
The “pocket-sized metropolis” how the town likes to describe itself is located only 15 minutes away from the EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg. It boasts a modern conference centre with capacity for 5000 delegates. Superb and also extremely handy is the position of the Essential by Dorint Basel City next to the fair grounds and just a few meters away from Congress Center Basel.
161 rooms and 10 studios with large desk, WLAN, high-speed internet and Business Corner provide guests with a comfortable ambience. 4 conference rooms for 5 to 80 people have daylight and are equipped with the latest conference technology and high-speed Internet access. On the same floor, a large terrace can be used for group sessions al fresco or a relaxing coffee break.
Once it gets a little more informal or even festive after a hard day’s work, the terrace transforms quickly into a pretty location for a barbecue, reception or pre dinner drinks.
Essential by Dorint Basel City all other amenities are of course also available for meetings and talks: The restaurant has a garden and the bar in the lobby serves guests until midnight every day. All facilities can be reached comfortably via the hotel’s own underground car park.
Hard workers also need relaxation and Basel has a lot to offer people in terms of leisure. The art scene in this picturesque city at the river Rhine with its museums and galleries is world famous the Fondation Beyeler collection for example comprises 320 classicmodern and contemporary works.
Basel’s Old Town can be explored easily within a stroll from the hotel, since most attractions such as Basel Minster, City Hall or the fortified gate Spalentor are all in great proximity to one another. Meanwhile, little benches along the river walkway invite the guest for a short break to enjoy the view of an architecture that dates back to the 13th century emanating an almost Mediterranean flair.
“Our team are professional hosts. Not only when the task at hand is to organise a conference or a business dinner”, says Christian Gottstein, Dorint’s new sales manager in Basel. “The friendly colleagues at reception are delighted to provide their guests with a recommendation for a lovely stroll or an interesting excursion. Just ask!”