Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts to open new Swiss flagship property in Basel in 2019

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts will open its sixth hotel in Switzerland in 2019. The five-star hotel is designed by the internationally renowned designer Matteo Thun and will become a flagship hotel for the upscale Swiss-born hotel group, founded nearly 70 years ago.

Baar, 15 June 2017: Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts will open a new 264-room hotel in Basel’s city centre in 2019, set to become the hotel group’s flagship hotel in Europe. Located in the heart of the city, next to the SBB railway station, the hotel can easily be accessed from several European cities.    

The 19-storey building is designed by renowned architects Miller & Maranta, while the “Timeless Modern” interiors incorporating several design classics, is created by Matteo Thun.

Mövenpick Hotel Basel will have a total of 264 large and airy rooms and suites – including 50 Mövenpick Sleep rooms where guests can enjoy a good night’s sleep in individually adjustable beds. Another highlight will be the spacious Executive Lounge with its floor-to-ceiling window front and a furnished terrace with park views.     

Additionally, the hotel will offer 1,800 square metres of meeting space, divided into 20 different rooms. The 500 square metre ballroom with a seven-metre-high ceiling will be able to accommodate up to 600 people.

In the upscale brasserie restaurant, a show kitchen will serve modern dishes with a twist from the border triangle region of Switzerland, France and Germany.  In the ground-floor lobby there will be a Mövenpick Wine & Coffee Lounge, featuring high-quality natural materials and an outside seating area.

“With our Swiss roots and our distinctive service we’re delighted to be able to offer this very special hotel to customers in Basel. Our clear ambition is to become the best modern hotel in Basel,” said Ola Ivarsson, COO Mövenpick Europe.

For further information:

Laura Perez Diaz
Vice President Communications
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts