Basel Youth Hostel
All 63 rooms of the newly-opened Basel St. Alban Youth Hostel have barrier-free access. 135 of the total of 234 beds are disability-friendly, while the remaining beds are upper bunk beds. The width of the doors to the rooms is 85cm.
All rooms are wheelchair-friendly and can be accessed with ease from the upper storeys using the elevator. The width of the corridor in front of the elevator is 250cm, the width of the elevator door is 85cm, elevator width 100cm and elevator depth 220cm.
A ramp with an incline of 21% leads to the dining room. The dining room can also be accessed from outside via an external ramp.
|Room||Accessible beds per room|
|1 double room with shower/WC||2 beds|
|20 double rooms||2 beds|
|3 family rooms||3 beds|
|33 rooms with four beds||2 beds|
|6 rooms with six beds||3 beds|
All rooms have a washbasin. Disability-friendly showers/WCs are available on every storey.
(from Basel SBB Railway Station, 1.4km, approx. 20 minutes)
By tram line 8 to ‘Aeschenplatz’, change to tram line 3 or 14, alighting at the stop ‘Hardstrasse’.
Follow the grass strip which runs down the middle of the road to St. Alban-Anlage (approx. 200 m), then cross the road to the left in the direction of Turm/Park. Follow the road St. Alban-Vorstadt for about 100m (curve to the left), turning right at the first junction (St. Alban-Berg). Then turn immediately left into St.Alban Kirchrain, following this for 100m until you reach the Youth Hostel on the right.
Swiss Trac is recommended, as the route from the Youth Hostel to the city is steep.
The Youth Hostel does not have any parking spaces. Only loading and unloading possible. A limited number of parking spaces are available in the quarter.
- Information about public transport for people in wheelchairs (website only in German, French and Italian)
- Swiss Railways (SBB)
- Public Transport in Basel
- Taxiphon, Phone: +41 61 444 44 44
- 33er Taxi, Phone: +41 61 633 33 33
- Taxi Zentrale, Phone: +41 61 222 22 22
(600m, approx. 10min):
Phone: +41 61 311 52 40