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BEST WESTERN Merian Am Rhein

4.0 of 5 Rheingasse 2, Basel CH-4005, Switzerland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Zurich, Switzerland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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Basel, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The hotel is clean, the facilities appear new (in my room, anyhow). I had a single queen-size room with a small balcony and a view to the Rhine. The staff are friendly and helpful. And the wifi was probably one of the fastet that I have experienced in a hotel recently.

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We booked this hotel for a special occasion and made the hotel aware of this on booking. One of the reasons for booking was the 'Nespresso' coffee machine.. The coffee machine wasn't Nespresso and we were given one capsule of coffee for our stay. The double room we booked was two beds pushed together and the room wasn't the cleanest.... More 

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We lived in Basel for three years so know the city well. Chose the hotel because of it's location and previous visits. The hotel is efficient and well,presented and the staff,especially on reception are friendly and helpful. The exchange rate means that the cost of the hotel is very high by UK standards but on balance the location justifies this.Views... More 

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Bellinzona
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We have booked a 2 days weekend with Basel Tourismus and what we got was a very small foul-smelling room situated under the roof with no view at this pretended four stars hotel...!!! We complained because we didn't book nor paid for such a terrible accomodation... and as an unfriendly and very strict staff told us that it was not... More 

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NY, NY
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Stayed while on business. The location on the Rhine is nice and the walk over the bridge to where most of the sights are isn't long. Room was fair- basic but clean and comfortable enough. But noisy both from inside and out. During the day I could here some sort of construction (drilling and hammering sounds) from inside. Phone ringing... More 

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Tampa FL
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

First tip....tell the cab driver you want the Merian. I said the Best Western on the Rhine river and he was befuddled. Then he took me to the other Best Western. They had to direct him to the right place. Hotel was modern, clean, and the staff was great. Room was adequate size and overlooked the Rhine river. It was... More 

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

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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Address: Rheingasse 2, Basel CH-4005, Switzerland
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Location: Switzerland > Canton of Basel > Basel > Altstadt
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN Merian Am Rhein 4*
Number of rooms: 63
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Also Known As:
Best Western Merian Am Rhein Hotel Basel
Best Western Basel
Basel Best Western
Best Western Hotel Basel
Hotel Style:
#15 Luxury Hotel in Basel

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