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BEST WESTERN Merian Am Rhein

Rheingasse 2, Basel CH-4005, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at this lovely hotel for 3 days.the hotel is perfectly situated for getting around the city centre; a stone's throw from old city, literally on the river where you can go for a walk easily (a must do) and bus and tram stops close by. Nice, friendly staff, clean room and free all the soft drinks from the... More 

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Warsaw
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

This hotel is definitely overrated. It's hard to imagine that a 4* hotel can offer accommodation without aircondition nowadays! Everything you can get is a small ventillator in the room. I was staying there in May with approx. 18 degrees outside but can't imagine to sleep there in the Summer! Breakfast is ok, however nothing really special. The only good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

stayed last week for 1 night ,nice location with a room overlooking the rhine ,good tram connections to the hotel 5 stops from the main train station ,transport from the station is free just show your booking slip if requested,when we arrived at the hotel we were given a two day travel pass each which also covered the airport for... More 

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København, Danmark
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

the hotel is located at the banks of the rhine - so you really need to have a room with view. the rooms are small, with free softdrink- minibar, and coffee station. i did not try the breakfast - as it was very expensive and actually smelled bad, so i went to nearby cafes instead.

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Zurich
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Clean hotel, extremely nice rooms with a great view of the Rhine river and the old side of Basel. Rooms clean, well equipped and comfortable. Superior rooms have a good price. Reception could be friendlier!

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Great position, wonderful vibe on weekends and the best breakfast I think I've had at an Hotel. Close to stores and easy walking. I would stay here again. Restaurant was overpriced with a small slightly weird menu. We stayed here prior to a Scenic Cruise.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We stayed in the hotel to follow the Basel Head Race- a rowing competition, it was great, looted close to the star/finish, our room faced the river and on a rainy day we had a great opportunity to see the morning training as well as most of the race, the rooms are not very big but comfortable, there is plenty... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

The room we were in was spacious, clean and well maintained. The bed comfortable. The room contained a fridge and items for free except for alcohol, coffee making facilities were provided. You could open the window for ventilation, but remember the streets outside are city based so some noise comes in, but when the window is closed (double glass) noise... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

This hotel is located in the center of Basel, Switzerland and center to easily walking around or catching a tram. The tram stop is just steps away from the front door. (Trams run from the train station to "Rheingasse" stop- and you can purchase a ticket just outside train station before boarding tram) I was greeted with a friendly staff... More 

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Paris, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

i wounder who rated this hotel as a four stars hotel ?? the stuff is friendly but the rooms are way far from being four stars !!! the is no independent heating unit in the room. the bathroom is not very clean, and it is not cheap at all not recommended at all

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