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    Hotel Merian am Rhein

    Rheingasse 2, Basel 4058, Switzerland
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    Overview
    • Excellent20%
    • Very good46%
    • Average21%
    • Poor9%
    • Terrible4%
    Travellers talk about
    “the river” (52 reviews)
    “old town” (25 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast Buffet
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 176 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    My husband and I stayed here in early December to see the Christmas market. We had a view of the Rhine which was beautiful ( but ask for a high floor). The rooms however were TERRIBLE. Small, cramped, inadequate lighting ( only one SMALL lamp...More

    Thank Patti34689
    Reviewed 10 December 2017

    Stayed here for a night to see the Christmas markets. Very friendly checkin lady, for a bit extra got a room facing the river which was definitely worth it. A small balcony but incredible views! The room was nice and clean, bathroom was clean as...More

    Thank Nordiques
    Response from UBF4058, Leiter Front Office at Hotel Merian am RheinResponded 11 December 2017

    Dear guests Thanks for your review. We are looking forward to welcome you back in our Hotel Merian am Rhein soon. Have a wonderful Christmas Time. Sabine Geng, Front office manager

    Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

    The best location and view ever experienced in Basel. The rooms are quite old style which makes it very fascinating. The low score is because of the poor cleanliness. The first night I found a pubic hair in the sheets which was an obvious sign...More

    Thank Massimo C
    Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

    Top spot for a central place in Basel for some sightseeing. Make sure you get a room overlooking the river. Superb view and great spot to base yourself. Staff friendly and a great deck for a quiet beer in the evening with a view of...More

    Thank Matthew R
    Reviewed 3 November 2017

    Book 5 nights in Basel and chose the Merian Hotel mainly for the views. If you chose the River side for the rooms the view is over the river Rhine and a fantastic bridge. we found the rooms to be a bit on the small...More

    Thank gary51
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    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Conference Facilities
    • Babysitting
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$132 - US$380 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #17 Luxury Hotel in Basel
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 63
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    • Canton of Basel >
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    • Altstadt
    • Also Known As
    • Best Western Merian Am Rhein Hotel Basel ,
    • Best Western Basel ,
    • Basel Best Western ,
    • Best Western Hotel Basel
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    longslady
    11 August 2016|
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    Response from YABFamily | Reviewed this property |
    It depends which airport you are flying in, if via Basel airport, then the taxi queue is just outside the arrival hall. It's easy to take taxi from there.
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    29 March 2016|
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    Response from johnpares1 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, there is a secure car park under the hotel. There is a cost - 15 Francs a day I think. You have to drive through the non-traffic/ restricted part of the town. Don't worry - just tell the police you are staying there and... More
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    6 May 2015|
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    Response from Ken57M | Reviewed this property |
    We paid 45euros such is the going price or you can get a train to the airport.
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    "Balcony, ask for a river view"
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    "Chose a river view room"
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    "Get a room overlooking the Rhine, or prepare to have a noisy night."
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    "Panorama rooms overlook the Rhine but beware Sunday mornings when the church bells (more than 1 church) start..."
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