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Hotel Merian am Rhein, Basel

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Rheingasse 2BaselBS4058Switzerland

4-star hotel with restaurant, near Messeturm Basel
  • Free WiFi
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Very Good8.0
Good internet service
Great location
Fantastic service
More comfort would be nice
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Hotel Merian am Rhein, Basel

from $221
  • Comfort Single Room
  • Business Single Room
  • Comfort Double Room
  • Panoramic Double Room (Rheinseite)
  • Panoramic Comfort Double Room Rheinseite
  • Family Room

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 63 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 5 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-5:30 AM
  • Check-out time is noon

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • One child (12 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets allowed (dogs and cats only) *

  • Restrictions apply *

  • 1 per room


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Extended parking *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Free use of nearby fitness center
  • Free bicycles on site
  • Horse riding/rental on site
Working away
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers -
  • Elevator/lift
  • Terrace

In the room

Home comforts
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • In-room safe

Special features


Café Spitz - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Hotel Merian am Rhein, Basel’s small print

Also known as

  • Best Western Hotel Merian
  • Hotel Merian am Rhein Basel
  • Hotel Merian am Rhein
  • Merian am Rhein Basel
  • Best Western Hotel Merian am Rhein
  • Best Western Hotel Merian am Rhein Basel
  • Best Western Merian am Rhein
  • Best Western Merian am Rhein Basel
  • Merian am Rhein
  • Merian Hotel Basel
  • Merian Hotel
  • Merian Basel


Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: CHF 4.00 per person, per night. This tax does not apply to children under 12 years of age.

Optional extras

Extended parking costs CHF 25 per night

Rollaway beds are available for CHF 80 per night

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of CHF 25 per person (approximately)

Cribs/Infant beds are available for CHF 20 per night

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of CHF 20 per pet, per day

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

What’s around Hotel Merian am Rhein, Basel


  • In Basel City Centre
  • Messeturm Basel - 12 min walk
  • Basel Town Hall - 6 min walk
  • Basler Muenster - 10 min walk
  • Basel Historical Museum - 12 min walk
  • Spalentor - 13 min walk
  • Basel Zoo - 27 min walk
  • Marktplatz - 6 min walk

Getting around

  • Mulhouse (MLH-EuroAirport) - 16 min drive
  • Basel (BSL-EuroAirport) - 16 min drive
  • Basel Bad Station - 19 min walk
  • Basel SBB Station - 23 min walk
  • Basel St. Johann Station - 26 min walk
  • Marktplatz Tram Stop - 5 min walk
  • University Tram Stop - 7 min walk
  • Extended parking (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.0 From 124 reviews

Hotel Merian am Rhein, Basel
fantastic hotel with great view
I was hesitant to get this hotel because some of the reviews. But it was wonderful! If it's summer time I HIGHLY recommend getting a room with a view of the Rhine. Since there was not AC, we would leave the big doors open at night and they had a fan in the room, the breeze and the fan kept us very comfortable. The place was clean and the bed was comfortable. The view over looking the Rhine was phenomenal! The location was great, very close to a deli and coffee shop for food. (the restaurant in the hotel was overpriced, in my opinion. Tho we had dinner there one night and it was very good.) My only complaint besides the expensive restaurant was that we found 2 spiders in our room. ick! my husband killed them tho and we never saw another one after that. I would absolutely stay at this hotel again and highly recommend it.
Rebecca, us2 night trip
Hotel Merian am Rhein, Basel
I stayed there August 9th one night with two rooms
Worst night in my life, No air conditioning , inside So I opened window but crazy noise coming from down the street unrill 2 o’clock in the morning, So I called front and complained but she said “If you don’t like this room,find the orher hotel! So rude...never ever again!!! So disappointed !!!
ji, us1 night trip
Hotel Merian am Rhein, Basel
Very friendly and accommodating. Good location right on the river!
pat, us1 night trip
Hotel Merian am Rhein, Basel
Beatiful place, perfect location, great service!
Nicolasa, us1 night trip
Hotel Merian am Rhein, Basel
Cute- not comfortable
There is no AC- 30C was too much to handle and the rooms are SMALL!!!
Chance, us2 night business trip

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Hotel Merian am Rhein, Basel

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