Get an overview of this hotel4-star Basel hotel in Basel City Centre, walk to Basel Town Hall

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Pets allowed
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property


Located in Basel City Centre, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Martinskirche, Basel Town Hall, and Basler Muenster. Messeturm Basel and Basel Historical Museum are also within 15 minutes.

Hotel Features

Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a bar/lounge and 24-hour room service. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include meeting rooms, free use of bicycles, and concierge services.

Room Amenities

All 63 rooms provide free WiFi, 24-hour room service, and cable TV. Minibars, coffee makers, and hair dryers are among the other amenities available to guests.

Hotel Merian am Rhein

Renovations & Closures

The property is closed in January.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. This Basel hotel also offers a terrace, barbecue grills, and multilingual staff.

Hotel Merian am Rhein is a smoke-free property.

  • Free use of nearby fitness center 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Terrace 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Long-term parking (surcharge) 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Concierge services 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 5 
  • Restaurant 
  • Total number of rooms - 63 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Long-term parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (24 hours) 

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning.

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

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include complimentary bicycles.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Free bicycles on site 
  • Horse riding/rental on site 


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at 5:30 AM

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child 12 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for CHF 80 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for CHF 20 per night.


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of CHF 20 per pet, per day
  • Dogs and cats only
  • 1 per room
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.


You'll 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 have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for full breakfast: CHF 25 per person (approximately)
  • Extended parking fee: CHF 25 per night
  • Pet fee: CHF 20 per pet, per day
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: CHF 20 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: CHF 80 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

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We should mention

One child 12 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).

National Rating

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

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