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    Hotel Merian am Rhein

    Rheingasse 2, Basel 4058, Switzerland
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          USD 148*
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          USD 148*
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          Overview
          • Excellent20%
          • Very good45%
          • Average21%
          • Poor8%
          • Terrible3%
          Travellers talk about
          “the river” (50 reviews)
          “old town” (23 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Breakfast Buffet
          Non-Smoking Hotel
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          4.0 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 296 reviews

          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          While the location is excellent and the staff responsive, the hotel lacks in character, charm, texture. In particular the rooms have as much charm as one would give a patient on an insane asylum. Walls are stark white, the on picture on the wall was...More

          1  Thank David G
          Response from UBF4058, Geschäftsführer at Hotel Merian am Rhein

          Thank you very much for your comment. What is in our hands, we will change, especially the breakfast. With best regards

          Reviewed 25 February 2017

          Booked just for one night and paid extra for river view. We used Expedia and got 10% the hotel price!!. Had a 36 square metre room which was nice but very boring in its furniture and layout. The bathroom was very small old fashioned with...More

          1  Thank Yas46
          Response from Ellen G, Manager at Hotel Merian am Rhein

          We thank you for your comment. Especially we have noted that the English text about the parking is not clear. About the age of the hotel, we are working on a complete renovation but taht will take a little bit more time. With our best...More

          Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

          Great view from our nice room over the Rhein to Basel centre, perfect for exploring this lovely city. Very helpful staff. Room warm, which was vital in January, but unable to turn down heat on radiator, so ironically was a little too hot at night!...More

          2  Thank Mark L
          Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

          Apart from the stunning views over the river and its central location, this hotel is pricey for what is offered. Rooms are small and are in need of modernisation - just got a feel of a 1980's hotel. Buffet breakfast on offer was OK.

          2  Thank Ian B
          Response from Ellen G, Leiter Front Office at Hotel Merian am Rhein

          Thank you very much for your comment. We are aware, that certain things are not up to the latest standards and we are working, to make this up with freindliness and efficency. Best regards and whishes

          Reviewed 16 December 2016

          The hotel is situated near the centre, just a few metres across the Rhine. The rooms are nice, quiet and comfortable with fridge, tv, free wifi, free coffee nespresso machine, and a beautiful view on the other side of the river, overlooking the bridge and...More

          Thank mayamaya2013
          Response from Ellen G, Leiter Front Office at Hotel Merian am Rhein

          Thank you very much for comment. Wishing you all the best, we remain with our best regards

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          • Top amenities
          • Restaurant
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          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Multilingual Staff
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          • Dry Cleaning
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          Details
          • Price range
          • USD 127 - USD 273 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #17 Luxury Hotel in Basel
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 63
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          • Location
          • Switzerland >
          • Canton of Basel >
          • Basel >
          • Altstadt
          • Also Known As
          • Best Western Merian Am Rhein Hotel Basel ,
          • Best Western Basel ,
          • Basel Best Western ,
          • Best Western Hotel Basel
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          longslady
          How do we get a taxi to your hotel from the airport? We are coming in next week and I have not been able to find information. Thank you
          12 August 2016|
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          Response from YABFamily | Reviewed this property |
          It depends which airport you are flying in, if via Basel airport, then the taxi queue is just outside the arrival hall. It's easy to take taxi from there.
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          Hi, Is there a carpark at the hotel? Regards, Bernard
          30 March 2016|
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          Response from johnpares1 | Reviewed this property |
          Yes, there is a secure car park under the hotel. There is a cost - 15 Francs a day I think. You have to drive through the non-traffic/ restricted part of the town. Don't worry - just tell the police you are staying there and... More
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          ATP1
          What is the approximate cost of a taxi from the hotel to the EuroAirport (BSL)? Thank you!
          7 May 2015|
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          Response from Ken57M | Reviewed this property |
          We paid 45euros such is the going price or you can get a train to the airport.
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          "Rooms with balcony on the riverside"
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          "T.e floors with views might be a little noisy during the day due to all the action down by the river,"
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          "Very noisy outside due to cafes on the corner"
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          "Get a room with a view!"
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