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Address: Messeplatz 21 | 4058 Basel, Basel 4058, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 58 206 28 28
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The Congress Center Basel is Switzerland's largest conference centre,...

The Congress Center Basel is Switzerland's largest conference centre, located directly alongside Messe Basel. The state-of-the-art infrastructure at Messe Basel plays a decisive role in the Congress Center's strong international position. Both the eleven modular rooms on the ground floor and the link to the exhibition complex by Herzog & de Meuron are impressive Features.

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Art Basel 2016

Beautiful space full of art inside and outside. Plenty of outdoor space with water feature outside the halls where you can sit. Easily reached by tram

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 June 2016
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Kootenay National Park, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Beautiful building and a lot of space for conferences but the breakout rooms for sessions are poorly lit and poorly decorated. The large auditorium room however was quite nice as were the acoustics.

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CongressBasel, Public Relations Manager at Congress Center Basel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your valuable comment. However, decoration is usually done by the organizer according his ideas. The light in our breakout rooms is dimmable and capable of being controlled separately in the individual sections. Apparently, in your case, it seemed to be dimmed too much. More 

Morpeth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Well designed midern smart light clean efficiently run Conferance Centre. Auditorium, lecture theatres, meeting rooms & exhibition areas are of appropriate dimensions functionable & user friendly. Other than internal catering there is only one light bite area with no coffee shops or cafes in the conference centre - you can look outside but unless you have advance info it's of... More 

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CongressBasel, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Congress Center Basel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your contribution! It was a pleasure having you with us. More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

Beautiful space full of art inside and outside. Plenty of outdoor space with water feature outside the halls where you can sit. Easily reached by tram

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CongressBasel, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Congress Center Basel, responded to this review

Thanks you for your kind remarks! The Congress Center Basel is indeed located in the heart of the city and just a short walk away from a large number of hotels. More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

Although not the biggest Messer in Germany, it is still pretty big. Sometimes it does feel as if you are traveling through time with the different architecture of the halls that have been added on, but a great venue

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CongressBasel, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Congress Center Basel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your great comment! Indeed, Basel is the biggest and oldest exhibition and congress venue in Switzerland and one of the key locations in Europe. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Just like many other buildings, the Messeplatz has unique architectural design. Its just few minutes away from the Rhine via transit.

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Basel, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

When you are here for an exhibition this is the place to be. The location is very central and most exhibits are easily accessible

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Cully, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015

well ,,what an immense center,there is so many things to do and visit that we don't have the time to see everything,oh well was enough ,,,,,very very interesting

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015

it was very nice and modern biding with cinema and theater and coffee shop and easy to reach by tram

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2015

Impressive infrastructure in Basel, where congresses, fairs and exhibitions, often of world scope. It consists of several buildings on both sides of the Riehenring, this side and also the Messeplatz (Fair Square) side. The Messeplatz enjoys now its new covering, joining buildings on both sides, and with an architectonic hole for natural lighting while keeping most of the square out... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2014

the building is well located in terms of distance to the city center but the inside is very intricate. the different meeting rooms are difficult to find because the signalisation is not clear enough. They should really try and imagine what it is like for someone to enter the building without knowledge of it, and place the signs accordingly. There... More 

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