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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
Book 5 nights in Basel and chose the Merian Hotel mainly for the views. If you chose the River side for the rooms the view is over the river Rhine and a fantastic bridge.
we found the rooms to be a bit on the small...More
This hotel is in a good position in the Rhine river and well placed for a trip to Basel. However, it is over priced, particularly if you are unfortunate enough to book and get a room on the street side (as opposed to river side)...More
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
Response from UBF4058, Geschäftsführer at Hotel Merian am RheinResponded 18 September 2017
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
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.
US$ 132 - US$ 279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#17 Luxury Hotel in Basel
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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
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 they will wave you through.