Hotel Merian Am Rhein in Basel - 4 HOTEL INFO stars

This is what awaits you:

  • Use of the public transport network valid for the whole stay
  • Bike rental
  • Use of an Internet terminal at the hotel

Hotel description Merian Am Rhein

Check-In: 02:00 p.m., Check-Out: from 07:00 a.m. to noon

The Best Western Hotel Merian is a modern business hotel with a personal touch located in downtown Basel. Experience the kind of hospitality that only we have to offer. Lean back and recharge your batteries in one of our appealing rooms so you can make the most of your time in Basel.

Enjoy culinary delights in the centre of the city. Specialities created from local products and excellent service are our trademarks. Let our fine cuisine take you by surprise. If you would rather get some exercise, feel free to make use of the nearby facilities of our partners at the Swissôtel, where you will also find a spa and a sauna.

View over Grossbasel an the Cathedral. Cultural activities, exhibitions and sightseeing are all just a stone's throw away from our hotel.

In all our 63 fine rooms and suites you will find everything you need to make your stay pleasant and relaxing. We let you make your own choice. It goes without saying that every room has its own Nespresso machine so you can enjoy a hot cup of coffee in the evenings or start your day with a strong espresso. All rooms are within range of a wireless hotspot, so you can surf the internet anywhere, any time. We are there for you and at your service around the clock to ensure that you get a good night’s rest. The majority of our rooms are smoke-free.

The fish restaurant «Café Spitz» is renowned in Basle and beyond for its exquisite fish cuisine. Enjoy the delights of our fish cuisine along with a tasty and fruity wine from our selection. Only the finest products from the Basle area are used for our authentic and delicate dishes. Whether light summer meals or spring-time delicacies, we have something special for every season. We are not only known for our delicious “Basler Salm”. We prepare a wide choice of seafood taken straight from the market, always fresh.

If canceled up to 2 days before arrival, no fee will be charged. If canceled up to 1 day before arrival 50% of the first night will be charged. If canceled later or in case of no-show 100% of the total price of the booking will be charged. Reception hours: Every day: from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Hotel data

Hotel built in 1894, Last complete renovation 2000, Last partial renovation 2007, Number of floors 5, Total number of rooms 63, Number of single rooms 40, Number of double rooms 61, of which have 2 separate beds 21, of which have a double bed 40, of which are suitable as three-bed rooms 3, of which are suitable as four-bed rooms 1, Rooms with connecting door 10, Number of suites (separate rooms) 1, Number of junior suites 3, Hotel open all year round, Reception manned 24 hours a day, Earliest check-in 14:00, Latest check-out 12:00, Multilingual staff on hand 24 hours a day, English-speaking staff available during the day, English-speaking staff available at night, Number of business rooms 9, Hotel, City hotel, Business hotel, Trade fair hotel, Trade fair/conference hotel, Gay and lesbian-friendly hotel, No-smoking room 63, Family rooms available 4, Children's beds/cots 2

AddressShow map

Rheingasse/Greifengasse 2, 4058 Basel, Switzerland


  • Station (Basel - Badischer Bahnhof) 1.42 km
  • City centre (Basel) 0.78 km
  • Airport (Zürich Airport (ZRH)) 72.76 km
  • Highway (Badischer Bahnhof) 1.0 km

Service times

Reception open:

0:00 AM to 24:00 PM

Reception manned at weekends:

0:00 AM to 24:00 PM

Earliest check-in:

2:00 PM

Latest check-out:

12:00 PM

    Accepted payment methods

  • Visa
  • Eurocard/MasterCard
  • American Express
  • Japan Credit Bureau (JCB Intl.)
  • Electronic cash
  • (Bank) transfer

Hotel facilities

  • Reception (lobby)
  • Elevator
  • Public Internet terminal Hourly rate 0 CHF
  • Hotel-owned car park Fee per 24 hours 25,00 CHF
  • Car park is directly by hotel
  • Secure parking
  • Parking for women at hotel
  • Garage in the hotel Fee per 24 hours 25,00 CHF
  • Secure parking for bicycles/motorbikes
  • Restaurant(s) 1 open from 06:30.00 until 23:00.00
  • Hotel bar
  • Open-air restaurant/beer garden, etc.
  • Fire alarm
  • Smoke detectors
  • Automatic emergency wake-up alarm
  • Video surveillance of entrances
  • Video surveillance of hotel lobby
  • WLAN with Internet access in lobby Hourly rate 0 CHF
  • Mobile phone reception
  • WLAN operator Swisscom Hotspot
  • Breakfast from 07:00 o'clock to 10:00 o'clock
  • Vegetarian food available
  • Diabetic food available

Room facilities

  • Special facilities for the disabled (visually impaired/deaf)
  • WLAN with Internet access in rooms Hourly rate 0 CHF
  • Wheelchair-friendly rooms in accordance with DIN 18024, 18025
  • Cable TV
  • Satellite TV
  • TV remote control
  • Radio
  • Desk
  • Seating area
  • Separate luggage store
  • Telephone by the bed
  • Telephone on the desk
  • Voicemail
  • Fax connection in 8 rooms
  • Room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Coffee machine/tea-maker in 63 rooms
  • Iron + ironing board
  • Centrally controlled ventilation
  • Soundproof windows
  • Windows for opening
  • Make-up mirror
  • Full-length mirror
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Heated towel rack in bathroom
  • Emergency information
  • Plan of emergency exits
  • DSL/broadband Internet access in 63 rooms
  • TV with international news channel

In-house services

  • Pets permitted Fee per day 20 CHF
  • Hotel safe
  • Safety deposit boxes at reception
  • Porter service Cost per item 4,00 CHF
  • Free daily newspapers
  • Business center
  • Secretarial services
  • Car rental
  • Sightseeing tours
  • Laundry service
  • Shoe-polishing machine
  • Use of the public transport network valid for the whole stay
  • Bike rental
  • Use of an Internet terminal at the hotel
  • WLAN in room
  • Room service from 06:30.00 until 23:00.00
  • Hairdresser/barber
  • Babysitter Hourly rate 50 CHF

Hotel location

Rheingasse/Greifengasse 2, 4058 Basel -

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