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Hotel Baren am Bundesplatz

Schauplatzgasse 4, Bern 3011, Switzerland (Formerly BEST WESTERN Hotel Baeren)
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Chicago, Illinois
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19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I chose this hotel for the first night after my flight from the US, and needed somewhere centrally located where I could easily walk the city and then collapse into bed at an unnaturally early hour. This hotel had a great location, near the legislature (which has an awesome light and sound show in the evening) and across from the... More 

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Leeds
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

I stayed at this hotel while on business in Bern during July 2015. I would put the hotel in the budget range; while it offers good value for money in an expensive city, the rooms leave a lot to be desired. From misfit furniture to an uncomfortable bed, I would not choose to stay here again. That being said, the... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

Excellent location, close to main train station and city center. The room is small but it is clean. The bed is too small for two persons and the pillows are very uncomfortable. Staff not very friendly during breakfast.

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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015 via mobile

It is very difficult to find a good 3 or 4 hotel in the centre of Berne for short stays. The Bären is no exception. While the staff at reception were friendly and the room was clean, the overall package was not good enough. Breakfast, decor, room size, bar service, bathroom were 2 star quality at best. Disappointing.

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Fehraltorf, Switzerland
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58 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015 via mobile

The room was impecable though you havr to like colors. Spacious with even a touch of modern furniture. Cool. Nice were the kettle and tea. The price goes ok. Did not try breakfast. The Team works well and service oriented.

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Zagreb, Croatia
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129 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

This place i perfectly located in the centre of the City and provides great place for walking around the City. Rooms are ok, not too big. Bed is very comfortable and you can have a nice sleep in it. Great is that you have free Wi-Fi and huge list of channel on TV. Staff were very friendly. Breakfast was rather... More 

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Corina G, Manager at Hotel Baren am Bundesplatz, responded to this review

Dear Nibu1979, 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 had a comfortable stay and a nice sleep and that especially the perfect location did suit you. The compliments about our very friendly staff are going to be transferred with pleasure!... More 

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32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

Excellent location as it is in the old part of Bern. The service was good and when I was arrive close to midnight the staff were good. The single room I had was small and although very clean and nice it was a little dated especially the shower. The breakfast was very good with the staff working hard to meet... More 

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Thank Michael W
Corina G, Manager at Hotel Baren am Bundesplatz, responded to this review

Dear Michael W, 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 your stay with us and that especially the staff, at reception as well at breakfast did attract your attention in a positive way. The compliments are going to be... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Claustrophobic single bedroom. Bedroom dimensions are 250 x 400 cm (100" x 160") plus tiny bathroom for about USD/CHF/EUR 190.00. Beverage vending machine broken at night. No mini-bar. Don't go there!

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Thank xhaenni
Corina G, Manager at Hotel Baren am Bundesplatz, responded to this review

Dear xhaenni, thank you for taking the time to share your opinion with us and other clients. Unfortunately your stay did not meet exactly your expectations and we are sorry for that. For another stay we would suggest a single room with queen size bed which offers more space as well as a bigger bed. It is correct that we... More 

Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

I stayed 2 nights in a double room as a single person. It was comfortable, with a small ensuite bathroom. The wifi connection was free and very reliable. Breakfast was simple, but adequate. The hotel is perfectly situated for visiting the altstadt, with many restaurants and cafes close by. It is very close to the main train station. I also... More 

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Corina G, Manager at Hotel Baren am Bundesplatz, responded to this review

Dear Paul 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 you enjoyed your stay with us and that the breakfast as well as Wifi connection and the perfect situation in the city center did suit you. We are looking forward to... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Travelling around Europe for over 2 months, you stay in a lot of hotels but this is one is one of the most memorable. Exceptionally clean, brilliantly managed and efficient, most professional and friendly staff we met on our travels...can't think of a single thing wrong with it. When we arrived we were greeted by all the staff at reception,... More 

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Corina G, Manager at Hotel Baren am Bundesplatz, responded to this review

Dear Noor_Andy, wow, thank you very much for taking the time to share your opinion with us and other clients regarding your stay. Its it great to hear that you really much enjoyed your time here with us! The compliments about the cleanliness, the friendly and professional staff are going to be transferred with much pleasure!! We would be happy... More 

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