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Sorell Hotel Merian

4-star hotel with restaurant, near Congress Center Basel

  • Free WiFi
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€141

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  • Superior Twin Room, 1 Bedroom, River View - Guest Room
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  • Superior Twin Room, 1 Bedroom, River View - Guest Room
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8.6.Fabulous.
  • Very nice Hotel, good friendly service, good breakfast. Perfect location. We would use…

    Nov 1, 2018

  • Great people, nice breakfast and the rooms were clean

    Jan 8, 2020

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Official standards

This property advises that it adheres to Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) cleaning and disinfection practices.

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • 24 hours Gap period enforced between guest stays -
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Guests rated location

Walkable
Convenient
Safe
Shopping
  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 65 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Self parking
  • Business center
  • Terrace

For families

  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hair dryer

What’s around

  • In Basel City Centre
  • Congress Center Basel - 9 min walk
  • Basel Zoo - 25 min walk
  • White and Blue House - 6 min walk
  • Basel Town Hall - 6 min walk
  • Marktplatz - 6 min walk

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Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Superior Double Room, View (River Rhine View)
  • Superior Room, 1 Twin Bed, View (River Rhine View)
  • Standard Room, 1 Twin Bed
  • Standard Double Room
  • Deluxe Double Room, View (River Rhine View)
  • Apartment, 2 Bedrooms
  • Business Room, 1 Twin Bed
  • Junior Suite

What’s around

Landmarks

  • In Basel City Centre
  • Congress Center Basel - 9 min walk
  • Basel Zoo - 25 min walk
  • White and Blue House - 6 min walk
  • Basel Town Hall - 6 min walk
  • Marktplatz - 6 min walk
  • Pharmacy Museum Basel - 6 min walk
  • Basel Natural History Museum - 7 min walk
  • Munsterplatz - 8 min walk
  • Basler Muenster - 10 min walk
  • The Palantine - 10 min walk

Getting around

  • EuroAirport Airport (BSL) - 18 min drive
  • Mulhouse (MLH-EuroAirport) - 18 min drive
  • Basel Bad Station - 18 min walk
  • Basel (ZBA-Basel Bad Train Station) - 20 min walk
  • Basel (ZDH-Basel SBB Train Station) - 21 min walk
  • Marktplatz Tram Stop - 5 min walk
  • University Tram Stop - 7 min walk
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At a glance

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 65 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 5 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-6:00 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-out

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • Up to 2 children (6 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

Pets

  • Pets allowed (dogs and cats only)*
  • Restrictions apply*
  • 1 per room

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms

Parking

  • Onsite self parking (CHF 28 per night)
  • Onsite extended parking (CHF 28 per night)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

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

In the hotel

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Barbecue grills

Things to do

  • Free use of nearby fitness center

Working away

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Computer station

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff

Facilities

  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1969
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts

  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

Dining

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

Small print

Also known as

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

Optional extras

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Self parking costs CHF 28 per night

Extended parking costs CHF 28 per night

Rollaway beds are available for CHF 50.0 per night

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

Service animals exempt from fees

Policies

For details on pet restrictions, contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

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

This property accepts credit cards and cash.

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.

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.

FAQs

  • Yes, Sorell Hotel Merian does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • The property is closed between December 20 and January 05.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes. Self parking costs CHF 28 per night. Extended parking costs CHF 28 per night.
  • Yes, dogs are welcome, with a limit of 1 per room. There's a charge of CHF 20 per pet, per day. Service animals are exempt from fees.
  • You can check in from 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM. There's a charge for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability). Express check-out and contactless check-out are available.
  • Yes, there's an onsite restaurant, Brasserie Cafe Spitz . Nearby restaurants include Lily's Maxim (3-min walk), Spiga Ristorante (4-min walk), and Confiserie Bachmann (4-min walk).
  • No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Casino Barriere De Blotzheim (21-min drive) is nearby.
8.6.Fabulous.
  • 8.0.Very Good

    Great location and pleasant stay

    Hotel Merian is in a great location and I had a room with a fantastic view of the bridge and river. The hotel itself is a little dated, but very comfortable nonetheless. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The breakfast buffet could have been better, but overall it was a pleasant stay.

    Scott, 2 night business trip, Dec 2, 2019

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  • 8.0.Very Good

    Nice hotel for a city centre stay

    Hotel in excellent position with tram stop outside the door! Breakfast good with good choice of hot and cold food on offer. Room rather small (but it was only for me!) with comfortable bed and nice bedlinen. Comfortable armchair to relax in and plenty of storage space. Washbasin was in the room and supplied with good toiletries and nice thick towels but no towel rack! Shower and toilet in seperate room. Lighting OK in room with excellent bedside light. Good sized TV; coffee pod machine provided with pods and teabags,etc. where you could also make tea. Room was quiet with no noise from other rooms but there was a service lift which operated several times during the night and woke me up! Staff friendly and efficient and the reception staff were very helpful and knowedgeable. Plenty of restaurants nearby to try and shopping area just around the corner.

    Colin, 4 night trip, Dec 1, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Hotel is well-located on the Rhine and convenient to the Old Town via a tram or 10 minute walk. Our twin-bedded room was well appointed and comfortable but contained an excess of holiday decorations which needed to be moved in order to make optimum use of tables and luggage space. Given the fact that Switzerland is expensive, we still felt that the breakfast was way over-priced. Beware of sticker shock!

    Phyllis, 2 night trip, Nov 6, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Great view staff super. Great room good food very helpful staff

    1 night trip, Oct 15, 2019

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  • 6.0.Good

    The property needs updating. Quite basic. Nothing much to write about other than the staff being very nice.

    1 night business trip, Oct 15, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    This was a good location to stay;- in the middle of the historical centres . The staff were very helpful , the room was good , the non alcohol items in the mini bar were free , and the included breakfast was great . We also received a free transit pass for our time in Basel.

    KEN, 1 night romance trip, Sep 12, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    No air conditioning in room when outside temperature was 37c

    Graham, 2 night family trip, Jul 24, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Quick stay in Zürich

    Exceptional service ... the check in included accompaniment by the staff to my room to ensure every element of my experience was satisfactory. The hotel is right in the heart of Zürich and conveniently located to major mass transit. Very nice hotel.

    Jason, 3 night business trip, Jul 23, 2019

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  • 4.0.Fair

    the temp in Berne was 39C the hotel had no air conditioning and only supplied a fan and said to keep curtains closed It was very bad at night and no pleasure during the day where we thought facing the Rhine would be great but it was not

    3 night romance trip, Jul 21, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    I love hot weather and heat but somehow, air conditioning or improved circulation would be much needed and helpful to most.

    2 night trip, Jul 21, 2019

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