Opened in 2002, the Novotel features 171 rooms modern and spacious rooms right next door to the trade show center. This hotel should definitely be considered for anyone needing to attend a venue there. There is a bar and restaurant on-site serving Swiss and international favorites of many types, and there are also a great many options for dining in the immediate area around the building. If getting to the city center is a priority, the tram stop is within 200 yards and takes about 10 minutes to reach inner Basel. Novotel is known throughout the world for providing quality rooms at a nice price, and Dorint Hotel An Der Messe Basel is no exception to that rule.