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Hotel Merian am Rhein

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#39 of 52 Hotels in Basel
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All reviewsthe riveracross the bridgeriver view roomold towna small balcony overlookinggreat locationthere is no air conditioningfree soft drinksfour starrooms are smallstars hotelnespresso machinefree accessthe room was nicelovely citybusiness triphotel is located
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had read all the reviews and lot of them were not so encouraging. However my experience was more then great with them. River view room is definately worth it. Front office was very supportive Breakfast was excellent and lady in charge was warm and...More

Thank Deepak V
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here in early December to see the Christmas market. We had a view of the Rhine which was beautiful ( but ask for a high floor). The rooms however were TERRIBLE. Small, cramped, inadequate lighting ( only one SMALL lamp...More

Thank Patti34689
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Stayed here for a night to see the Christmas markets. Very friendly checkin lady, for a bit extra got a room facing the river which was definitely worth it. A small balcony but incredible views! The room was nice and clean, bathroom was clean as...More

Thank Nordiques
Response from UBF4058, Leiter Front Office at Hotel Merian am RheinResponded 11 December 2017

Dear guests Thanks for your review. We are looking forward to welcome you back in our Hotel Merian am Rhein soon. Have a wonderful Christmas Time. Sabine Geng, Front office manager

Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

The best location and view ever experienced in Basel. The rooms are quite old style which makes it very fascinating. The low score is because of the poor cleanliness. The first night I found a pubic hair in the sheets which was an obvious sign...More

Thank Massimo C
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Top spot for a central place in Basel for some sightseeing. Make sure you get a room overlooking the river. Superb view and great spot to base yourself. Staff friendly and a great deck for a quiet beer in the evening with a view of...More

Thank Matthew R
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US$144 - US$296 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#17 Luxury Hotel in Basel
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#17 Luxury Hotel in Basel
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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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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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"Balcony, ask for a river view"
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"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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