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4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Schauplatzgasse 4, Bern 3011, Switzerland
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Ranked #13 of 30 hotels in Bern
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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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Geneva, Switzerland
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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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

Stockholm, Sweden
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

The only 4-stars that you get from this hotel is the location. The room is small and noisy. I could heard my neighbours. My collegue who stayed on the room that faces the street told me that he do not need the wake up call service as the early bus would do the trick. The breakfast was boring and lacking... More

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Bellegarde-sur-Valserine, France
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

A nice place to stay! A free drink when you arrive (try Prosecco) free WiFi and a free bottle of water in your room, that is not bad at all as a start. Rooms are small and clean, take one towards the back yard if you do not like street noises. Good bed, two kinds of pillows, all neat and... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

This was the 3rd hotel on our Switzerland trip, and the first one to have AC, finally!!! We were so fed up of hotels not having AC in that country, we were delighted instantly on seeing a room AC... no centralized one though. Room was little cramped, though decent sized compared to other hotels we had stayed on this trip.... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

...is the location. Everything else is either just okay or simply bad. The room is really really small, hardly enough space to walk around if you have two luggages with you. Bathroom is clean (but please replace the cow patterned wc cover), but that's just about it. We specifically ordered coffee for our breakfast box to go and we got... More

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

So the upside is the location within Bern, but that's about it. It's clean enough, but the rooms are the size and comfort of a monks cell. The quaint bell tower ringing on the hour outside my window was enjoyable until I tried to get a good nights sleep. Good luck with that if you happen to be a light... More

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Irvine, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Our stay in September in Bern was wonderful. We found the location to be perfect for exploring Bern and arriving and leaving with no car. The train station is within easy walking distance. We had a/c as our room faced the main street and everything was great! The room was adequate for the two of us and seem large compared... More

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Panama City, Panama
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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

The hotel has a great location ---- if you arrive by train. It is a different story if you are driving. I chose it because it lists "paid parking" among its amenities and our party of six was driving a small van. But the "paid parking place" turned out to be at the CasinoPlatz, some 4-5 blocks away and unrelated... More

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Bern, Switzerland
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84 reviews 84 reviews
84 hotel reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

Sympathetic people in check-in, the hotel offers you a welcome drink and the berakfast isn't bad. You can order a cook-to-order dish. The rooms are functional, clean and quite, but small and without a/c. Free internet. Not having an a/c is a no-go for a hotel that calls itself 4-star. No-go! However, it's a relatively affordable hotel (in reality, it's... More

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65 reviews 65 reviews
55 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

This is a centrally located hotel near the Bern station and Swiss parliament that offers clean and comfortable if unremarkable rooms at a steep price. The room we were assigned did not have air conditioning, which meant very warm nights, and a fan that was unable to make enough of a difference. Breakfast is served off the main lobby and... More

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Address: Schauplatzgasse 4, Bern 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 Baeren 4*
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Best Western Baeren
Best Western Bern
Bern Best Western

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Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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#10 Luxury Hotel in Bern
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The BEST WESTERN Hotel Baren 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 57 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 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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