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The Sorell Hotel Merian is located right on the river Rhine, in the heart of Basel, offering you charming rooms with a Nespresso coffee machine.

A number of of the rooms overlook the Rhine, providing you with marvelous views of one of Europe’s largest and most important rivers.

Cross the nearby bridge and venture into the city center where a number of museums and attractions are just a short walk away from the Sorell Hotel Merian.

The mobility ticket for free public transport in Basel is included in the rates. On the day of arrival, your booking confirmation guarantees free public transport from the train station or the airport to the hotel.

After a day in the city you can enjoy the tasty food served in the hotel’s restaurant, which is considered one of the best fish restaurants in the city. It features a terrace with superb views of the cathedral.

This is our guests' favorite part of Basel, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

Sorell Hotel Merian has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Mar 3, 2005
Hotel chain/brand: Sorell Hotels

Currency Exchange: Need local currency? This property has currency exchange on site.

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Basel, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.6

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, American, Buffet

Private parking at the hotel

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose Sorell Hotel Merian

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
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Hotel area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
Located in the historic old town

Basel’s Grossbasel old quarter spans out from its town hall and cathedral. On its cobblestone streets, you'll find a market and the 13th-century Mittlere Brücke bridge, where you can enjoy views of the Rhein.

What's nearby
  • Blue and White House
    0.2 miles
  • Marktplatz Basel
    0.2 miles
  • Basel Cathedral
    0.3 miles
  • Pfalz Basel
    0.3 miles
  • University of Basel
    0.4 miles
  • Palazzo Colombino Basel
    0.4 miles
  • Basel Christmas Market
    0.4 miles
  • Kunstmuseum Basel
    0.4 miles
  • Jewish Museum of Basel
    0.5 miles
  • Architectural Museum
    0.5 miles
Top attractions
  • Tinguely Fountain
    0.5 miles
  • Spalentor
    0.5 miles
  • Badischer Bahnhof
    0.9 miles
  • Basel Zoological Garden
    0.9 miles
  • Basel SBB
    0.9 miles
  • St. Jakob-Park
    2 miles
  • Schaulager
    2.4 miles
  • Roman Town of Augusta Raurica
    6.4 miles
Natural Beauty
  • River Rhein
    0 miles
Closest Airports
  • Basel-Mulhouse Airport
    3.9 miles
  • EuroAirport Basel–Mulhouse–Freiburg
    3.9 miles
  • Bern-Belp Airport
    45 miles
How to get to Sorell Hotel Merian from Basel-Mulhouse Airport
    Taxi
    Car
    Parking available
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Brasserie Spitz

    Food: French, Local

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, High tea, Cocktail hour

Amenities of Sorell Hotel Merian
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Bike tours
  • Walking tours
  • Cycling Off-site
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is available on site (reservation is needed) and costs CHF 28 per day.
  • Accessible parking
  • Parking garage
  • Secure parking
Transportation
  • Public transit tickets
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Safe
General
  • Pet bowls
  • Convenience store on site
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • French
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House rules Sorell Hotel Merian takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

3:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 12 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
Free
7 - 11 years
Extra bed by request
CHF 50 per child, per night
12+ years
Extra bed by request
CHF 70 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

Groups

When booking more than 4 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card EC-Card JCB American Express Sorell Hotel Merian accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Guests receive a BaselCard upon check in. This Guest Card includes complementary use of Public Transport within Basel City and surroundings (Zone 10, 11, 13, 14 & 15, including Euroairport), free WiFi, as well as discounts on admission to cultural and leisure activities. Please note that the public transfer (2nd class) from EuroAirport or Basel main train stations to the hotel on the day of your arrival is free of charge with your booking confirmation.
Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Sorell Hotel Merian of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Sorell Hotel Merian

  • Room options at Sorell Hotel Merian include:

    • Single
    • Double
    • Twin
    • Suite
    • Apartment
    • Family

  • The prices at Sorell Hotel Merian may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Sorell Hotel Merian is 1,300 feet from the center of Basel.

  • Guests staying at Sorell Hotel Merian can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free
    • American
    • Buffet

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Sorell Hotel Merian by:

    • Taxi 20min
    • Airport shuttle (public) 40min

  • Sorell Hotel Merian offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Walking tours
    • Bike tours

  • Check-in at Sorell Hotel Merian is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Sorell Hotel Merian has 1 restaurant:

    • Brasserie Spitz