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Mövenpick to Open New Swiss Flagship Property in Basel Switzerland

Mövenpick to Open New Swiss Flagship Property in Basel Switzerland

Basel (Switzerland) – June 16, 2017 ( – Moevenpick Hotels and 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, are 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.

About Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts:
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts, an international upscale hotel management company with over 16,000 staff members, is represented in 24 countries with 83 hotels, resorts and Nile cruisers currently in operation. Around 20 properties are planned or under construction, including those in Chiang Mai (Thailand), Al Khobar (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) and Nairobi (Kenya). Focusing on expanding within its core markets of Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts specialises in business and conference hotels, as well as holiday resorts, all reflecting a sense of place and respect for their local communities. Of Swiss heritage and with headquarters in central Switzerland (Baar), Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts is passionate about delivering premium service and culinary enjoyment – all with a personal touch. Committed to supporting sustainable environments, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has become the most Green Globe-certified hotel company in the world.
The hotel company is owned by Mövenpick Holding (66.7%) and the Kingdom Group (33.3%).

For further information, please contact:
Tina Seiler
Mövenpick Hotel & Resorts
Oberneuhofstrasse 12 | 6340 | Baar | Switzerland
Tel: +41 41 759 19 28