72.0% Based on 42 reviews TripAdvisor Traveller Rating 4 out of 5

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Hotel Description

4-star hotel near Basel Town Hall

City center retreat

Within a 10-minute walk of this Basel City Centre hotel, you'll find Basel Town Hall and Basler Muenster. Spalentor and Basel Historical Museum are also within half a mile (1 km).

Free breakfast

A restaurant and a bar/lounge are featured at this hotel. Guests will appreciate free perks like buffet breakfast and WiFi in public areas. Self parking, a terrace, and a hair salon are also offered.

Free Internet, flat-screen TVs

The 65 guestrooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and minibars. Room service, coffee/tea makers, and hair dryers are also available.

Standard Twin Room, 1 Bedroom, City View

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
C$232* Per night/room 21 Sep. - 22 Sep.

Superior Twin Room, 1 Bedroom, River View

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Christmas Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Family Room, 1 Bedroom, City View

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Business Single Room, 1 Bedroom, City View

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Superior Single Room, 1 Bedroom, River View

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

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72.0% of guests recommend out of 42 reviews

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About the Sorell Hotel Merian

Location Rheingasse 2, Basel, BS 4058

Renovations + Closures

The property is closed between 20 December and 05 January.

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is available daily. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills are also featured at Sorell Hotel Merian. For a fee, parking is available. This 4-star Basel hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 65 guestrooms or units
  • 5 levels
  • Built in 1969
  • Breakfast available (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Beauty salon
  • Computer for guest use
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Onsite shopping
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Long-term parking (surcharge) , Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Basel (BSL-EuroAirport)
  • Metro station: Marktplatz Tram Stop (0.4 km / 0.2 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking and extended parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Sorell Hotel Merian offers 65 accommodations with minibars and safes. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available

Food & Drink

Guests are served free hot/cold buffet breakfast on weekdays from 6:30 AM to 10:00 AM and on weekends from 7:00 AM to 10:30 AM.

Brasserie Cafe Spitz - This brasserie serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 5:30 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for CHF 50.0 per day.

Pets

  • Pets: CHF 20 per pet, per day
  • Only dogs and cats are allowed
  • Maximum 1 per room
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information, you can reach out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

  • Only service animals are allowed

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • 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.

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: CHF 25 per night
  • Extended parking fee: CHF 25 per night
  • Pet fee: CHF 20 per pet, per day
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: CHF 50.0 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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

You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • To make arrangements to bring your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation (please see the Fees section for related charges).

National Rating

Hotelstars Union assigns an official star rating for properties in Switzerland. This property is rated 4 stars.

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.