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BEST WESTERN Merian Am Rhein

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rheingasse 2, Basel CH-4005, Switzerland (Altstadt)
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Ranked #24 of 49 Hotels in Basel
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Hotel Merian am Rhein in the lovely city of Basel is right on the river and very near to public transportation. We appreciated the free pass to ride the trams around the city during our stay. The guest rooms are small but they have made good use of the space available. There are lots of restaurant choices within easy... More

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Huntington Park, California
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed just one night (Oct. 25) prior to river cruise. Room overlooking Rhine was quite small but clean and comfortable, except that it was rather warm when we arrived. Asked for a fan and a pedestal fan was delivered while we were out walking. We did hear the noise from the traffic and trams on the bridge but not... More

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Lindfield
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8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have had the opportunity to stay at this and several other hotels in Basel over the past 20 years or so. Recently stayed at the Merian again after a while staying elsewhere. Whilst not having the charm of several other hotels, t offers comfortable rooms. My room had been refurbished and was of a good standard (superior double). The... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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63 reviews 63 reviews
7 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great hotel in a fantastic location. Lovely view of the Rhine from our fifth floor room, and very easy walking distance across the bridge to the Old Town. The room was clean and comfortable. One of my rating criteria for hotels is the hairdryer - I have an aversion to the small standard ones that are attached... More

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Noorden, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent 2 nights at the Merian. Had a very nice sup room overlooking Rhine. Room was spacious with balcony. All in good order. Breakfast is good with plenty of choice. Staff is very friendly. Great place to discover central Basel from. Walk along the Rhine. And the free publ transport tickets get you just anywhere you want to go.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Took a basic room but still had a river/bridge view and mini balcony. Room was was limited but fine for 1 person for 2 nights and few bags. Didn't eat at hotel. Just down lane is Brauerei Fischerstube with onsite brewing and reasonable grub. Easy to access hotel as is the case with most centre hotels. Bus 50 from airport... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

I booked this hotel for a two night stay in Basel at the start of September. I've been to the city before, distinctly average but enjoyable nonetheless. The hotel is tucked away cross the river from the main part of the city, a few short minutes walk into the main area. The reception is welcoming and the staff were very... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We spent a couple of nights in this hotel. The room, with a fine view of the river, was not too large but clean and well appointed. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. The restaurant was very good, again with a most friendly staff. A nice feature was that the drinks in the room fridge (all non-alcoholic) were free... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

clean rooms , close to city center, great breakfast, had a room with river views, worth the extra cost as it over looks the old city, easy walk to shopping areas, clean city and easy to get around, free tram ticket from hotel, 10 min ride to train station.

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Basel, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Business Visit. Location is convenient. Breakfast quality and food quality is good. Room was clean and functional. But a little stuffy - no air conditioning and the windows open on to the street. Staff was helpful and cheerful. Overall positive.

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Address: Rheingasse 2, Basel CH-4005, Switzerland
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Location: Switzerland > Canton of Basel > Basel > Altstadt
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Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN Merian Am Rhein 4*
Number of rooms: 63
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