47th World Congress of Surgery 2017 - Basel, Switzerland, 13-17 August 2017

Hotel Special Rates

MCI is the only official mandated housing bureau for WCS 2017. With careful research and dedicated negotiations, MCI works on your behalf to provide hotel room blocks of a high-quality standard at a discounted rate. For the best customer service and guaranteed hotel rooms, attendees and exhibitors should make their reservation through the official housing bureau offer provided in the registration system. To view details of the hotel blocks available, please click here.

Collective Member Society HQ Hotels

Official BSI Hotel: Hotel Basel, Swissôtel Le Plaza Basel

Official IAES Hotel: Swissôtel Le Plaza Basel

Official ISS Hotel: Swissôtel Le Plaza Basel

Kindly note, that the above 2 hotels are part of the  selection made for WCS 2017. You will be able to select these hotels (pending availability) as you will be using the official online registration tool.

Official IATSIC Hotels:
If you are looking to stay at the official IATSIC hotel please note the following:
Hotel Krafft Basel and Hotel Nomad Basel are the official hotels, but these were contracted by IATSIC directly. In order to book a room there, you will need to contact these 2 hotels directly. Please use the following e-mail addresses and directly send your request to the relevant hotels. It is mandatory that you mention “IATSIC” in your reservation e-mail.

Note: these 2 hotels are not accessible through the official registration system. You need to contact them separately.
Please use either of the below e-mail addresses for your reservation at one of the 2 IATSIC hotels:
- Hotel Krafft (info@krafftbasel.ch)
- Hotel Nomad (info@nomad.ch)

Other hotels / budget hotels

The online registration tool will lead you to a selection of hotels made in Basel. If these do not meet your requirements, please note that you can proceed beyond where you will see a list of a great variety of hotels (Expedia.com) which will allow you a great choice in Basel but also in neighboring Germany and France. Note: The congress organizers cannot be held reliable on the availability in these hotels. Availability is on a first come-first served basis.

As a hotel guest in the city of Basel, you may also profit from the Basel Mobility Ticket, which allows you to use the public transport network for the entire duration of your stay!


Each guest staying in Basel receives a free Mobility Ticket when checking in.
This allows free use of public transport in the city of Basel and its environs (zones 10, 11, 13 and 15, inclusive EuroAirport) for the entire duration of the stay.
The reservation confirmation is valid for the use of public transport (2nd class) from EuroAirport or from the Basel rail stations (zones 10 and 13/EuroAirport) to the hotel on the day of arrival.