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Bern Backpackers - Hotel Glocke

Rathausgasse 75, Bern 3011, Switzerland
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Ranked #2 of 7 Specialty lodging in Bern
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Auckland, New Zealand
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25 reviews 25 reviews
23 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Bern Hostel, also known as Glocke hostel, is located right in the middle of the old town. In fact, it is only about 20 metres from the most famous clock tower in Bern which seems to attract a lot of tourists. We took a number 9 tram from the train station and got off at the second stop, Zytglogge. The... More

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25 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The shared bathroom and toilet was kept in good condition. The linen was in bad shape, and had holes. You have to pay for a towel. The place has nothing of the regular social gathering that you would expect from a hostel. No common room, perhaps the bar in the same house ? Was empty when we checked. Considering that... More

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Huddersfield, England, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Situated in the centre of Bern this hostel was perfect location wise. The rooms were clean and the common area was really nice, quite an expensive hostel but Bern was an expensive place. Perfect for large groups of people and it was easy to make friends.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This is a very well kept hostel. We stayed here for 3 nights. The first night we had a private room. It was amazing. Had a view over the rooftops and very comfortable bed and a TV! The next two nights we were in a dorm and it was great as well. Comfortable and clean with secure lockers. The common... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

The rooms and facilities were clean and there was no problem on getting a free shower or toilet. The staff was really friendly and helped out to plan the night. The rooms are equipped with rather big lockers for each bed. You don't even need to bring a lock. Location is great if you are there to visit the old... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Location is good, the place is very well kept...room and shared facilities were clean... however, they usually have only one person at reception while guests keep on rolling in...they were constantly unavailable when we needed them (especially when we needed to retrieve our luggage)...also, reception is not available from noon to 3pm so if you leave your luggage with them... More

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Miami, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights- the rooms were very clean and fairly comfortable...minus the bunk beds, but thats to be expected when backpacking. The hotel staff was very friendly and accommodating and their common room was nice as well. It is easy to get to- just a 7 minute walk from the train station. The problem is that there... More

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London, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I am not the kind of girl that typically stays at hostels (usually prefer posh hotels) but prices are high in Bern and I didn't have much time organize the trip. The staff were incredibly kind and accommodating. My flight was delayed and I came in quite late - staff arranged to have my key at a bar nearby for... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

The rooms are comfortable, clean and the communal areas are cosy with plenty of table's and chairs and a sofa for tv watching. Now, the other points. The bar and clubs can be heard from the forth floor till late, fair enough. Breakfast not included in the price (20 sfr extra). And the rooms are above average even for switzerland.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

I normally stay in nice hotels but this was a really good value pice when I was looking for somewhere to stay in Bern. I had a double room with shared shower and toilet facilities. I was a bit wary but I needn't have worried. Reception staff were great, location fantastic, shower room and toilet always spotless!! The kitchen and... More

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Address: Rathausgasse 75, Bern 3011, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Bern Mittelland District > Bern
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