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BEST WESTERN Hotel Bristol

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Schauplatzgasse 10, Bern CH-3011, Switzerland
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Ranked #8 of 30 hotels in Bern
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
kfreda Hong Kong, China
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  • Location
    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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Hong Kong, China
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for 2 nights in mid Jun. Great location, easy access to everywhere, railway station, shops, restaurants. Large, clean room. Staff at front desk was very friendly all the way, checking-in, renting bikes, and checking-out. Breakfast was awesome. I would definitely recommend this hotel.

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

Dear kfreda, 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 in the heart of Berne, the clean and large room as well as the "awesome" breakfast buffet. The compliments about our friendly and helpful staff are going to... More

Zug, Switzerland
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61 reviews 61 reviews
28 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very central but not ideal if you travel by car as you have to use the public parking which is pretty expensive. Rooms quite small and I had a room with a with to the next wall 5 meters away... Clean and Prices are ok.

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

Dear Markbuehler, thank you very much for taking the time to share your opinion with us and other clients regarding your stay. It is good to hear that the emplacement in the heart of Bern, the cleanliness as well as the prices did meet your expectations. For your next stay we would recommend a single room with queen bed, in... More

san diego
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143 reviews 143 reviews
44 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came to Bern to visit a high school friend who was a foreign exchange student at my school. It had been a very long time since we've seen each other, and on this particular trip, I said I stopped through Bern on the way to Italy. I searched through many hotels in Bern, and this one was perfect since it... More

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

Dear Heuster, 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 much enjoyed the great central location with a really short walk from the main train station to the hotel as well as the good size room. The compliments about our staff... More

BARCELONA.SPAIN
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A good location. It´s only a five minutes walk from the train station, so you won´t have much trouble if you don´t have heavy luggage.. Comfortable room .and staff friendly and helpful. Good location from which to take a train journey around Switzerland, and just 200 meters from the Main square and the main arched street.

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

Dear Joseantonio, 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 felt comfortable with the emplacement of the hotel next to the main train station and in the city centre. The compliments about our staff are going to be transferred with pleasure.... More

Hong Kong, China
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is very close to the Central Train and Bus station. The breakfast and Wifi is good too. The room is just too old and the bathroom is old and small. But it is acceptable since the price is not too high.

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

Dear SurewindNg, thank you very much for taking the time to share your opinion with us and other clients regarding your stay. It is good to hear that you enjoyed the good emplacement of the hotel in the heart of Bern, the free Wifi and the included breakfast buffet. We are looking forward to welcome you again soon and remain... More

Lausanne, Switzerland
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134 reviews 134 reviews
41 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I was in Bern for a running race and needed a hotel located in the city center. Since i booked at the very last minute, my choice for a hotel was very limited. Against my heart, i booked at the Hotel Bristol (my other choice would have been the Schweizerhof at 500CHF/bight!) even though I've never been a fan of... More

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

Dear CarolineR, thank you very much for taking the time to share your opinion with us and other clients regarding your stay. It is good to hear that we could convince you with the emplacement in the heart of Bern, the rooms and especially the friendliness of our staff. The compliments are going to be transferred with pleasure. We hope... More

Bradfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

First rate, with a very good breakfast. It also benefits from sharing some services with its sister Best Western Hotel next door. Although it has no restaurant there is a very good one next door (Casa Nova). Would definitely use this hotel again.

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

Dear John A, 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 the Hotel did meet your expectations and that you enjoyed the very good included breakfast buffet as well as the additional services offered together with our Sister-Hotel Bären. We are looking... More

Geneva, Switzerland
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60 reviews 60 reviews
40 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Couldn't ask for a better location. Very central. The room was spacious and very clean and the bed was comfortable. The bathroom was dated but clean and functional. It could do with better soundproofing as I could hear those staying in neighbouring rooms a bit too clearly and I was also woken during the middle of the night by someone... More

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

Dear BrusselsKat_m, 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 emplacement in the heart of Berne and the clean large room with a comfortable bed. Thank you to let us know about the not working English TV channel, which... More

Alamo, CA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Excellent location. Short 5 minute walk from the main train station. Great neighborhood for shopping etc. Staff very helpful. Decent size room for Europe. Very good breakfast was included. A little pricey, but paying for the location.

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

Dear Swiss Hawaiian, 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 the emplacement in the hear of Berne did meet your expectations and that you felt comfortable in your room and enjoyed the included breakfast buffet. The compliments about our staff... More

Mendenhall, Mississippi
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

This hotel was less than a block from the government square and all of the markets in the historic part of Bern. A perfect location for walking around, finding nearby restaurants. It is only a block from the railway station which had a large shopping center around it, too.

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

Dear Dda601, thank you very much for taking the time to share your opinion with us and other clients regarding your stay. It is good to hear that the emplacement in the heart of Berne did meet your expectations and that you felt comfortable staying with us. We are looking forward to welcome you again soon and remain with our... 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*
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Also Known As:
Best Western Bristol
Best Western Bern
Bern Best Western

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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style
#7 Luxury Hotel in Bern #8 Business Hotel in Bern
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The BEST WESTERN Hotel Bristol has a four star rating. It is situated in the heart of Berne -an Unesco World Culture Heritage city. It is ideally situated next to the main railway station and close to The House of Parliament. The main shopping area and other attractions, such as the Bernese Munster, the Zytglogge and the Bear Park are all within walking distance. The hotel has 92 non-smoking rooms, which are available as a single, double, twin or superior. All rooms provide comfortable accommodation whether on a business or leisure trip. All are equipped with a work place, free Wi Fi and TV (multilingual), bath or shower, hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities and a safe. The rooms facing the street are air conditioned. A buffet breakfast and welcoming drink are included in the room rate. And other free facilities are the residents' lounge, a sauna, fitness room and the use of bicycles-some of which are electric. The welcoming Baren Bar (in the sister hotel Baren) is popular with both residents and locals. Here you can enjoy a coffee or a wide selection of alcoholic drinks and it provides an excellent venue for a lunchtime meeting. A small function room can be hired for meetings or private parties and can accommodate up to 14 people. ... more   less 
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