Renovated in 2012, Hotel Spalentor is across from the Botanic Gardens, close to the Basel's Old Town and the University. The hotel has free bikes, free Wi-Fi, and a quiet garden with a chestnut tree. You can quickly reach the airport, the train stations and the Messe Basel fairgrounds by public transportation, which can be used for free during your stay at the Spalentor hotel. The Spalentor Bus Stop is just 100 ft from the property. Every spacious rooms features air conditioning, a coffee machine, a large flat-screen TV, a DVD Player and a large choice of free DVDs. There is also an iPod docking station and a minibar in every room. Guests can relax in the hotel's bar or in the hotel´s courtyard. There is also a fitness area and a playroom with pool, darts and foosball. Baby seats and bike helmets for the rental bikes are available as well.