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    Hotel Merian am Rhein

    Rheingasse 2, Basel 4056, Switzerland
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    Overview
    • Excellent21%
    • Very good45%
    • Average22%
    • Poor9%
    • Terrible3%
    Travellers talk about
    “the river” (49 reviews)
    “old town” (25 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Family Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
    Concierge
    Pets Allowed
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 170 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I didn't find this hotel cheap, but maybe it is the standard price for Switzerland. I did think the price I paid for may room (on the 'wrong' side of the hotel) was far too high (CHF 285) for what it was. The room was...More

    Thank English_Expat_1991
    Response from UBF4058, Geschäftsführer at Hotel Merian am RheinResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you very mscuh for your comment - we will see, if there is away to move the breakfast room back too the main Restaurant. With our best regards

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    I was lucky to a room with a view under the old town and the river Rhine which is absolutely great. The hotel itself seem somewhat run down and could use a refurbishment. The room is fairly small but very functional.

    Thank Christoph R
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Well, already Mark Twain correctly remarked that the Swiss service mentality leaves a lot to be desired and I would subscribe to that judgement in many respects. And here s another anecdotal piece of evidence: So, I booked this very special offer of Hotel Merian,...More

    Thank Zeugma187849
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    It seems I have no choice other than to be held captive against my will at this hotel in November. Apparently almost 3 months notice of cancellation is not enough and the hotel still wish to charge me £159 for the room even though they...More

    Thank Ad_Evi
    Response from UBF4058, Geschäftsführer at Hotel Merian am RheinResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Sir, helding at ransom - with all due respect, you wanted an excellent rate and have booked a non-refundable rate to get it. Now you ask for your money back - in the conditions it is clearly marked, that when you have booked, the...More

    Reviewed 12 July 2017

    Like the previous reviewer we booked the hotel at the end of a river cruise. The hotel was very helpful, letting us check-in when we arrived at 11.15. First impression - you have to climb a set of stairs to get from the road into...More

    Thank DaveMAlcalal_Spain
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Conference Facilities
    • Babysitting
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Tennis Court
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$141 - US$267 (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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    • Canton of Basel >
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    • Altstadt
    • Also Known As
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    longslady
    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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    29 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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    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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    Room Tips
    "Get a room overlooking the Rhine, or prepare to have a noisy night."
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    "Panorama rooms overlook the Rhine but beware Sunday mornings when the church bells (more than 1 church) start..."
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    "Cant beat a room with a view of the Rhine. Splurge a little."
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    "Book a room with a river view."
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