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Sorell Hotel Arabelle

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Mittelstrasse 6, Bern 3012, Switzerland
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Salt Lake City, UT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2012

The room had been very nicely remodeled -- it wasn't that big, but it felt quite spacious, partly because it had a light wood floor rather than industrial carpet, but also because the desk, night tables etc were fixtures bolted to the walls, and left the floor space visually free. I felt like the interior designer had really earned his... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2012

This hotel is part of the Sorell chain now... One is right by the railway station and is truly on the edge of old town, this one is about 15 minutes away from old own by foot. I thought I had booked the closer one... They show up as 'Sorell Hotel near old town' in many booking engines... So make... More 

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Winter Garden, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2012

OVERVIEW: Arabelle Hotel is an economical option if you are staying in Bern, Switzerland for a few days. It offers adequate accommodation for a very fair price. The hotel had a versatile ambience that gave it its own character. In short, it exceeds our expectation. We would definitely stay there again! TRAVEL DATES: September-2009 LOCATION: Located in a quiet district... More 

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Uppsala, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2011

This hotel was much better than I had expected from its two star rating. Above all, it is clean and fresh, with little signs of any wear and tear. The building is not new, but the inside seems very recently refurbished, and the room as well as the breakfast room were shiny and modern. The stone staircase suggested some echo... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2011

The room was a bit warm but apart from that it was clean, comfy, spacious, breakfast was good and the staff were friendly and helpful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2010

Booking via www.berninfo.com, the official tourist site you can get 3 nights for the price of 2 at this hotel at weekends, making at less than £40 a night. It was clean, quiet, buffet breakfast offered good selection. Only 3 stops on bus 12 from central station or about 12 minutes walk. I had a room at the back which... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2010

Finding an affordable place to stay for a week in Bern was not easy! In the end, after considering the reviews here on TA, I decided on the Arabelle. I played around for a while on expedia and the hotel website and got the best deal by booking directly with the hotel for the first 3 nights and with expedia... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2010

I arrived following a lengthy journey by train from Reading via Paris at 10:15pm on a Sunday night in the snow to find the door locked and despite following instructions was unable to gain entry until a fellow hotel guest happened to arrive back and let me in. So the main point to note is do not arrive after 10pm.... More 

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Normal, IL
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2009

My husband and I spent one night in this hotel. It felt a little like a college dorm room with two low twin beds, two closets, a small desk, and a small bathroom. Our room backed up onto an alley, and was a near a busy intersection and bus route. So, it was pretty noisy with the windows open, but... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2008

The hotel is about a 5- to 10-minute walk from the main train station, the first part of the journey being uphill. If you have heavy bags, or it is raining, you may want to take a taxi, otherwise just walk. The hotel is OK, but nothing special. The rooms were clean, but Switzerland is expensive, so you do not... More 

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