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BEST WESTERN Hotel Bristol

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Schauplatzgasse 10, Bern CH-3011, Switzerland
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Ranked #9 of 30 hotels in Bern
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
Stephen E Rugby, United Kingdom
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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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Rugby, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Melbourne, Australia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
59 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania
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74 reviews 74 reviews
23 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice hotel in the middle of town with everything close by.Nice rooms with good Wi Fi and good conveniences.Simple breakfast was included.No luggage help but everyone on the counter was very nice,helpful and knowledgable.No parking at the hotel you have to drive 1/4 mile away for parking.As hotel is in centre of town there are no views.

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

Dear Ajay 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 like the emplacement in the heart of Berne and the services offered at our hotel. The compliments about our helpful and knowledgeable staff are going to be transferred with pleasure.... More

Leduc, Canada
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65 reviews 65 reviews
12 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the train yo hotel was 10 minutes. Friendly staff, clean room and close to everything you'll need. Great area to walk around too. Be sure to walk down to the brewery for a few pints and to see the bears!

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

Dear Puckstopper31, 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 and the great area in the heart of Berne as well as the cleanliness of the room. The compliments about our friendly staff are going to be transferred... More

Hong Kong, China
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

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
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

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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153 reviews 153 reviews
44 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

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
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

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
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

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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142 reviews 142 reviews
44 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 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

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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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Best Western Bern
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#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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