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BEST WESTERN Hotel Bristol

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Schauplatzgasse 10, Bern CH-3011, Switzerland
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Ranked #11 of 30 Hotels in Bern
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
MaryAnnSomerset_NJ Somerset, NJ
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Somerset, NJ
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

' Spent 4 nights in Bern, Switzerland in early October. The Bristol Hotel has no lobby and no amenities, but the location is superb and it is immaculate. Front desk staff was pleasant and English-speaking, buffet breakfast, which was included, was certainly adequate, though not elaborate (good breads). The hotel has no bar, restaurant or room service, but there's a... More

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Corina G, Manager at BEST WESTERN Hotel Bristol, responded to this review

Dear MaryAnnSomerset_NJ, thank you very much for taking the time to share your opinion with us and other clients regarding your stay. It is nice to hear that you enjoyed the good location in the old town, the good-sized room and the adequate breakfast. The compliments about our pleasant front desk staff will be forwarded with joy. We hope you... More

Buffalo, New York
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here one night before a coach tour plus 4 nights as part of a coach tour. We stayed in the same room all 5 nights but breakfast was different when we were part of the tour. It was a smaller buffet and we couldn't order eggs. The room was a good size by European standards with a good... More

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Corina G, Manager at BEST WESTERN Hotel Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Ibellen, thank you very much for taking the time to share your opinion with us and other clients regarding your stay. It is nice to hear that you like the emplacement of the hotel within walking distance to all major attractions and the shopping area. As well as you had a quiet night and all the comfort the room... More

Lakewood, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

It was honestly the best location in the entire city. It is centrally located across the street from the parliament building. It is one block away from the train station as well. More so the hotel itself is very nice. It has all the accommodations as an American Hotel. The staff and reception are very nice and speak multiple languages... More

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Corina G, Manager at BEST WESTERN Hotel Bristol, responded to this review

Dear BenjaminP, thank you very much for taking the time to share your opinion with us and other clients regarding your stay. It is great to hear that you enjoyed our Hotel in the best location in the city of Bern. The compliments about our welcoming and helpfully staff are going to be transferred with pleasure. We are looking forward... More

Perth, Australia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
19 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

This hotel is in a great location as it is within walking distance of the train station, central Berne and many land marks. The room was clean, Tidy and plenty of room to move. The staff where most helpful as we did not speak any other language other than English. The lift was spacious enough that you could fit two... More

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Corina G, Manager at BEST WESTERN Hotel Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Debchef11, thank you very much for taking the time to share your opinion with us and other clients regarding your stay. It is nice to hear that you liked the excellent location, the good size of the room as well as the variety of the breakfast included in the price. The compliments about our friendly and helpfully staff are... More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

An ordinary and very basic hotel. Adequate. Clean. Staff friendly and helpful. Serve a terrific breakfast. In easy walking distance to the train station and old city. All historic sites easily accessible. A welcome drinks voucher to their sister hotel was welcome.

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Corina G, Manager at BEST WESTERN Hotel Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Jehsah, thank you very much for taking the time to share your opinion with us and other clients regarding your stay. It is nice to hear that you liked the location in the centre of Berne and that you enjoyed the included breakfast buffet as well as the additional services offered together with our Sister-Hotel Bären. We are looking... More

Antwerp, Belgium
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199 reviews 199 reviews
64 hotel reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This hotel is ideally located in the historic centre of Berne, at less than 5 minutes from both the Central Station and the Parliament (Bundeshaus). Reception staff was correct and helpful, although not warm and welcoming. Upon arrival at 1pm my room was not yet ready, so they kept my luggage behind the reception. Upon returning to the hotel by... More

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Corina G, Manager at BEST WESTERN Hotel Bristol, responded to this review

Dear harmonie, thank you very much for taking the time to share your opinion with us and other clients regarding your stay. It is nice to hear that you had a good time in Berne and you enjoyed the great location as well as the room and the offered services. The Hotel will be renovated in 2016 and we will... More

Bergen, Norway
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100 reviews 100 reviews
51 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My first shock cam with the bedding that had different shades of yellow, as I entered the room. I called the reception to come and check if this was regular. They immediately sent someone who explained that this comes from "washing the sheets too much" (also it was ripped at one corner). They said it was definitely clean and offered... More

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Corina G, Manager at BEST WESTERN Hotel Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Boris D Thank you very much for your elaborate feedback following your stay. We are sad to see that certain points affected your stay, rest assured that we have taken good note of these and will work on them to try and improve on the hotel and its services. We do sincerely apologize for not having met all your... More

Top Contributor
122 reviews 122 reviews
23 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

When we arrived, the front desk person was brisk and not too friendly. This was a deep contrast from our experience in Geneva and even from two days later when we checked out. So, it might be just that person. The hotel room overlooked the road and although there was some noise the first evening, we were on a high... More

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Corina G, Manager at BEST WESTERN Hotel Bristol, responded to this review

Dear alovestravel, thank you very much for taking the time to share your opinion with us and other clients regarding your stay. It is nice to hear that you had a good time in Berne and you enjoyed the great location as well as the cleanliness and the comfortable bed. We apologies for the not too friendly first impression with... More

Rugby, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We were transferred to this hotel when our original booking at the Savoy hotel, Bern could not be honoured. We consider ourselves fortunate because everything about the Bristol hotel was spot on. The reception staff were very welcoming, the room was good sized, comfortable with a good range of facilities (including tea & coffee). The wi-fi worked well, the breakfasts... More

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Corina G, Manager at BEST WESTERN Hotel Bristol, responded to this review

Dear PeterE thank you very much for taking the time to share your opinion with us and other clients regarding your stay. It is really good to hear that you had a pleasant time with us. Nice to hear as well that the emplacement in the heart of Berne, the various breakfast buffet and the good sized and comfortable room... More

Melbourne, Australia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
58 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Located within a ten minute walk to central station and easy walking distance to all major attractions. We had a double room grandlit which was a good size with modern decor. One of the better beds we had in 16 hotels on our trip. The hotel is located on a main street and traffic noise from buses and morning delivery... More

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Corina G, Manager at BEST WESTERN Hotel Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Chez549, thank you very much for taking the time to share your opinion with us and other clients regarding your stay. It is nice to hear that you like the emplacement of the hotel within walking distance to all major attractions as well as the good sized room with comfortable beds. The compliments about our courteous staff are going... More

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Address: Schauplatzgasse 10, Bern CH-3011, Switzerland
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Location: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Bern Mittelland District > Bern
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN Hotel Bristol 4*
Number of rooms: 92
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Also Known As:
Best Western Bristol
Best Western Bern
Bern Best Western

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