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BEST WESTERN Hotel Baeren

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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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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I stayed at the Barren for three nights. It is located a couple of minutes' walk away from the Bern train station. It is a lovely little hotel, clean and staff are very friendly and swiftly sorted out an issue I had on check in with my booking due to a mistake by my corporate travel agent. It was a... More 

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Orange, California
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240 reviews 240 reviews
34 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

We picked this hotel because of its location and we weren't disappointed. It's a short walk from the station and located on a quiet street. Right around the corner is a nice plaza with several restaurant choices. You're only one block away from the main street that leads all the way down to the river. We were there on New... More 

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

Dear Samndjsdad, 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 appreciated the emplacement in the heart of Berne and the little nice cafe Bären Bar. The compliments about our friendly staff are going to be transferred with pleasure! We are... More 

Dawson Creek, Canada
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157 reviews 157 reviews
49 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Bijou... small hotel, small room, rather uncomfortable bed, awkward bathroom. Clean. Staff at desk very efficient; staff in breakfast room not efficient. Breakfast was rather poor... most options were empty plates. Central location. nice to have free transportation in Bern, but this was standard for all hotels. Sure that there is better in this town.

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

Dear frater93, 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 central location as well as the cleanliness and the efficient front desk staff. Due to feedbacks from our clients we are always working on our standard and services.... More 

Exeter, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We stayed the Baeren for two nights. The location is very conveinant to old town city center and the bus station. The hotel is on the smaller size. Everything was clean and service was very good from staff. We utilized the breakfast both days and that was excellent with good service. The only con I have (for the american Traveler)... More 

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

Dear Chris T, 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 city centre, the cleanliness as well as the excellent breakfast. The compliments about our friendly staff are going to be transferred with... More 

Pittsburgh, PA
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47 reviews 47 reviews
46 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

This hotel is very close to the train station and market halle eateries. We requested a quiet room and had no problem with noise. The room was small, but very well laid out with plenty of space to put everything, such as two benches. The bathroom was nice and had a granite counter. Breakfast was good and included yogurt, granola,... More 

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

Dear chm1423, 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 proximity to the train station and the market as well as the quiet room with plenty of space. We are looking forward to welcome you again soon and remain... More 

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56 reviews 56 reviews
33 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

The Best Western Hotel Baeren is located close to the Bern SBB station, it is very accessible even if you are lugging your luggage around. There are many shops around the hotel, but as we arrived on a Sunday, most shops were closed. Despite it being Sunday, you can always count on the Bern SBB station, because most of the... More 

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

Dear luvtravellin82 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 your stay in Berne and in our hotel and that all service offered did meet your expectations. We are looking forward to welcome you again soon and remain with our... More 

Medellin, Colombia
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166 reviews 166 reviews
17 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I was in Bern by a meeting of my work,and I was with my Wife. A spacious room for Europe, good bed and bathroom, the best locación for transportation and to know this little old and pretty gem, a breakfast better that in most hotels of this type..Something not so good: Not very thorough cleaning, and they do not changed... More 

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

Dear Jorge R 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 and your wife felt comfortable staying in our hotel and you enjoyed the good central location as well as the included breakfast. Due to feedbacks from our clients we are... More 

Moscow, Russia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
18 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Lovely hotel is located close to Bundesplatz. Easy walking distance to most of the sites, and very close to the train station.Very friendly staff and excellent service. Interior in rooms are simple but comfortable. Rooms don't have minibar (on the first floor is a machine with drinks and snacks).

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

Dear Denis R, 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 next to the Bundesplatz and that everything was within walking distance. The compliments about our excellent service and friendly staff are going to be... More 

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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This was by far the best value we got among 8 hotels we visited during our Swiss vacations. The location in Bern, 5 minutes from the train station was optimal, Free welcome drinks, breakfast, spacious rooms with AC, excellent internet: there was nothing more we could ask for. More practical than beautiful, this was a welcome change compared to many... More 

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

Dear Patrick H, 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 really much enjoyed our hotel and that for you we offered the best value during your time in Switzerland. We are looking forward to welcome you soon again and remain... More 

Geneva, Switzerland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 via mobile

We are 2 adults + 1 toodler and a baby and we stayed in a double bedroom for a weekend. The room was small for us considering we had to put 2 kids bed but for a 2 persons this room is more than ok. We liked the free bottle of water in the room and the welcome drink in... More 

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

Dear I_tell_you, 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 really much appreciated the emplacement in the heart of Berne and the offered extras as the welcome drink and the free apples. For your next stay we would recommend a superior... More 

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