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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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  • 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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Bangkok, Thailand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We choose this hotel form its excellent location. It is situated on the bank of river Rhine by the middle bridge. View from our room is so magnificent with flowing river, bridge, and old town as backdrop. Tram stop is only just 2 minutes away on foot. The mobility card that is given to hotel guests for free are very... More

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Mooloolaba, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Hotel is so well located. On the water and across the Rhine to the Old Town. They provide Free Tram and Bus passes for the time we stayed., it just made life easier.. Rooms were clean and renovated, but not modern.

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huntington beach, ca
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5 reviews 5 reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very nice location on river with clean room and accommodations. only problem was LOUD young people rock concert outside room till late and was not advised this would be occurring and we should be warned.

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a room with a river view, and didn't have any of the noise issues reported by others. My room was quiet, clean, average sized, but otherwise unremarkable. We did have breakfast and dinner at the restaurant, the selection wasn't spectacular, but the quality was good. Basel isn't cheap, so expect to pay 20-25 Francs for a modest buffet... More

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Arlington, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay at Meriam with a room overlooking the river.. But like the other reviews, it was noisy at night and more expensive than we expected. Pluses were easy walking to everywhere and the tram passes were a nice extra. Breakfast was the usual European spread. Staff were friendly and helpful.

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Sedalia, Missouri, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We spent one night prior to our Rhine River Cruise, arriving July 31, which was the Swiss National Holiday celebration. Our balcony room afforded a fantastic view of the Rhine River and the festivities below. We were disappointed that the bar and restaurant were not open to anyone other than those making reservations for the special celebration buffet, which was... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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52 reviews 52 reviews
16 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

Room: extra small (don't take the single room) with very limited space. The rooms not facing the river are noisy, even night time as there are roadwork. Given that there are no air conditioning - which is amazing for such a hotel of this standard - you have to basically choose between very noisy environment (as you open the window)... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We were in Basel for 2 days and stayed at Best Western because we weren't going to be there very long and it was located on the Rhine! We were very pleasantly surprised. We had a fabulous breakfast included - a huge buffet, complete with local cheeses! and the hotel included free public transport passes, which we took advantage of... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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76 reviews 76 reviews
22 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We have been staying in this Hotel for several times. It is very convinient to go to Art Basel. 10 minutes walk.We have a "Suite" on the second floor towards the street and it is very noisy. We can only sleep with earplugs.On the door it says "Suite" 480 Swiss Franks and we pay 1100.- Swiss Franks including breakfast.The service... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

This is a nice hotel but they are not prepared about bug and flies situation in Basel due to the river. After arriving and arranging my room, went out for a city walk about 2 hours on my first day but when I returned to my room there was about 100 different bugs and flies in my room. I told... 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*
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