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Hotel Merian am Rhein

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Mainz, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Riverside views can make up for the rest I was in Basel for one overnight for business. I didn't pay much attention and followed a colleagues recommendation to book the Merian. Website and entrance door proudly declares four star status. Do not be fooled by that. I have stayed at Ibis Hotels that were better equipped than this, especially at... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice and charming hotel Location is great, close to amenities The welcome is perfect and the breakfast is nice Room is ok and clean Standard can be better for a 4 stars hotel though Machine to clean shoes at every level - much appreciated!

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Switzerland
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205 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is located in one of the best spots of Basel, facing the Rhin (obviously rooms with a view are more expensive). Room in comfortable however for this type of hotel shower is tiny and it does not have air conditioning which in summer can be a problem and I can see that for some noise can be a... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

We stayed here for 2 nights in June. We arrived about midnight after many flight delays getting from London to Basel and were given a nice room with a great view over the river. The location is excellent with the old city just over the bridge and good public transport by tram and bus. With the river in flood and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Good side: 1. hotel location is just beside the Rhein river. 2. breakfast restaurant waitress was very kind Poor side: 1. No Air-Conditioning in room, very Hot during summer (we were here in July). 2. in room air-ventilator was making big noise, probably due to old age of facility. We have no choice but turned it off. 3. Quite noisy... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

The Hotel was quite ok, Big roms good beds. A bit Walk from the centre but thats ok. We didn't eat breakfast there, ate at a cafe in the city centre. Had a room next to the road outside so IT was A bit noisy but not too much. The reception area was not the biggest and best and the... More 

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Haifa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Hi Been here for a conference. The location is great- a nice 10 min. walk from the conference center (messe ) and the old city. The room was nice and clean. The staff of average helpfulness (requested I get downstairs after just having checked in to get the wifi access details- could have been nice to have this sent up... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

An average hotel made better by its situation on the bank of the river Rhine. Smallish room with rather weak shower. Breakfast a bit disappointing. Lovely decking bar area overlooking the river with views of the bridges and the Minster. Ideally placed for walks into the old town. Plenty of eateries and bars nearby. About 15 minutes walk from the... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Right on the Rhine. Close to the old town and the trams. Free tram rides for full duration. Really comfy bed. No AC but fan in the room. Check in was a breeze. Restaurants and bars all around. It made a great stepping off point for sightseeing. Quick response to room requests.

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Le Landeron, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

This hotel was perfectly suited to our needs. Close to public transport, close to the old town and next to the river. The rooms are well equipped, my only critic would be the hairdryer - you have a sore arm by the time it dries your hair!! Breakfast was a little disappointing - it certainly does not have the wow... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Additional Information about Hotel Merian am Rhein

Address: Rheingasse 2, Basel 4058, Switzerland (Formerly BEST WESTERN Merian Am Rhein)
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Basel > Basel > Altstadt
Price Range: $143 - $258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel 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:
#16 Luxury Hotel in Basel
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