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Hotel Merian am Rhein

Rheingasse 2, Basel CH-4005, Switzerland (Formerly BEST WESTERN Merian Am Rhein)
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Fossombrone, Italy
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

I've been in this hotel for a business trip, what to say, is clean, and the rooms are pretty nice. The hotel position is strategic, 5 minute walking from city center and along the river side. Breakfast is not one of the best but in line with a 4* hotel.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

Our room 413 was facing the side road and we visited in December when they also have a Christmas market down the street, be it only a small one. But the noise levels kept me awake. Also next to the room is a service lift which is going non stop and it was very noisy. When I mentioned this to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

What a lovely hotel. From the arrival, the staff were helpful and friendly. We had three river view rooms, and what views we had!! The rooms were comfortable and the Nespresso coffee machine a nice bonus. Location was excellent for the Xmas markets, only a ten minute relaxed stroll.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

We have just spend a weekend break here for visiting the Swiss christmas markets and found it be a lovely hotel! Our room had a beautiful view of the river Rhein and Christmas lights on the bridge. The rooms are small but functional and that is all you need! From the airport you can get bus 50 to SBB train... More 

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

We've visited this hotel a number of times and enjoyed the standard of accommodation and the excellent location. The position of the hotel restricts any further development and the size of the rooms is something of a drawback compared with more modern facilities. However the excellent location and the quality of service makes up for this and if you wish... More 

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Peoria, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

We spent two nights prior to a river cruise and we couldn't have been more pleased. Our room over looked the bridge and it was so nice being able to open the window since the weather was warm for November. Right outside we sat along the Rhine and watched the busy river traffic and trams. We had the breakfast, which... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

We picked this hotel because of its location. It was excellent to walk into the old town over the river. Room ok, bed comfortable but the wooden surround was not secure. Bathroom door scraped on the tiled floor. Very annoying. Room spacious. Our room was quiet. Coffee machine was in the room. Shower was excellent. Hotel staff were very helpful.... More 

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Morristown, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

It's not he fanciest hotel in Basel, but it has 2 things going for it...the location, especially if you are lucky enough to score a river view and the beds are memory foam and very comfortable. The room service food is okay, there are better restaurants close by. I have not eaten in the hotel restaurant, but I've heard it's... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

This is our second visit prior taking a river cruise. We requested a room overlooking the Rhine and we were not disappointed. Our room had a lovely view, the beds were very comfortable and sleeping with a down comforter kept us very toasty. Having the mini fridge stocked with orange juice was great in the morning. I had forgotten my... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015 via mobile

Hotel is right next to the main bridge over the Rhine in the old part of the town. Trams to the station that connect to most teams or buses stop outside. Room was clean and comfortable with free soft drinks in the mini bar. We aeate out so no comment on the food

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