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4.2 / 5Very Good
68 reviews

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Pet Friendly
  • Restaurant

Map

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Marktplatz
    6 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Basel Natural History Museum
    7 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Munsterplatz
    8 min walk

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Book online or call:

1-800-238-0767
  • Standard Single Room, City View

    Room Amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Twin Bed
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  • Business Single Room, 1 Bedroom, City View

    Room Amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Standard Twin Room, 1 Bedroom, City View

    Room Amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Twin Beds
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  • Deluxe Double Room, 1 Bedroom, River View

    Room Amenities

    • River view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Twin Beds
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  • Superior Twin Room, 1 Bedroom, River View

    Room Amenities

    • River view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Family Room, 1 Bedroom, City View

    Room Amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 2 Twin Beds and 1 Double Sofa Bed
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  • Superior Single Room, 1 Bedroom, River View

    Room Amenities

    • River view
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Condo, Terrace

    Room Amenities

    • River view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Twin Bed, 1 Large Twin Bed and 1 Double Bed
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  • Christmas Room

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Twin Beds
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About this area

Basel

Located in Basel, Sorell Hotel Merian is in the city center and near the airport. Rosentalanlage and Messeturm Basel are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Sankt Johanns-Park and Merian Park. Check out an event or a game at St. Jakobshalle, and consider making time for Basel Zoo, a top attraction not to be missed.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Marktplatz - 6 min walk
  • Basel Natural History Museum - 7 min walk
  • Munsterplatz - 8 min walk
  • Congress Center Basel - 9 min walk
  • Basler Muenster - 10 min walk

Getting around

  • Marktplatz Tram Stop - 5 min walk
  • Basel Bad Station - 19 min walk
  • Basel (BSL-EuroAirport) - 15 min drive

Restaurants

  • Brasserie Cafe Spitz – Serves breakfast and lunch daily.

About this property

Sorell Hotel Merian

4-star Basel hotel in Basel City Centre, near Basel Zoo
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a bar/lounge and self parking. Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Other amenities include a business center, concierge services, and dry cleaning. All 65 rooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, plus minibars and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Room service, coffee makers, and hair dryers are among the other amenities available to guests.
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.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

Self parking: CHF 28 per night
Extended parking: CHF 28 per night

Food and drink

Free hot/cold buffet breakfast available 6:30 AM–10:00 AM on weekdays and 7:00 AM–10:30 AM on weekends
1 restaurant
1 bar
Room service available

Things to do

Shopping

Family friendly

Dry cleaning service
Laundry facilities

Conveniences

Banquet hall
Elevator
Free newspapers in lobby
Front-desk safe

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Concierge services
Daily housekeeping
Dry cleaning service
Hair salon
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Multilingual staff
Tour/ticket assistance
Wedding services

Languages spoken

English
French
German
Italian
Spanish

Business services

Business center
Computer station
Meeting rooms

Outdoors

BBQ grill(s)
Terrace

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

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Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bathroom

Free toiletries
Hair dryer
Shower

Entertainment

Cable channels
Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker
Minibar

More

Iron/ironing board (on request)
Phone
Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 3:00 PM - 5:30 AM
Late check-in subject to availability
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability
Express check-out

Renovations and closures

The property is closed between 20 December and 05 January.

Pets

  • 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

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.

Property payment types

American Express
JCB International
Mastercard
Visa

Important information

Fees

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.

  • Self parking fee: CHF 28 per night
  • Extended parking fee: CHF 28 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

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit 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.

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. 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).

Property is also known as

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

Frequently asked questions

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Cleanliness
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Service and Staff
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Property condition

5/5 Excellent

    This traveler didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 6 nights in Dec 2019

    4/5 Good

      This traveler didn’t leave comments with their review
      Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2019

      3/5

      • Liked: Amenities
      • Disliked: Property conditions & facilities

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

      Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

      4/5 Good

      • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

      Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

      5/5 Excellent

      • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

      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.

      Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019

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