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Bern Backpackers - Hotel Glocke

Rathausgasse 75, Bern 3011, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bangkok, Thailand
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51 reviews 51 reviews
25 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here for 2nights in 6 beds dorm room. The room was large,simple and comfort. Bathroom and toilet are nearby the room. The hostel location is just in the middle of the old town ,a few steps from clock tower. Supermarket is not far. Kitchen is clean and equipped. Reception is on the first floor with no lift, a... More

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Hotel Glocke for a few nights during our trip to Bern, and on the whole, it was a nice Hostel. Like most things in Bern (and indeed Switzerland) the hostel is very pricey. That said, compared with some of the hostels we have stayed in around Europe, you do at least get a good hostel for... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for one night in a double room on the top floor. Pros: Location is great, easy to find, in the middle of the old city center. Views on the top floor were really nice! Room was spacious with a nice cupboard for your stuff. Had our own sink in the room. Cons: Very expensive, but likely like all... More

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Vienna, Austria
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12 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

I was just here for one night. There was nothing terribly wrong; everything was clean, it was in a decent part of town, and there was a kitchen. But we had trouble getting into the building, the person at reception was not friendly, and the room felt a bit like a prison cell (even when compared to other hostels). The... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

The location is very good, at the center of the old city. The room is clean and the staff is friendly. Reception not working all times (9am-12noon) (3pm-10pm). WIFI only available in the first floor and not in the rooms.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

This hostel was one of the nicest hostels we stayed in around Europe. Clean rooms. Friendly knowledgable staff. Nice big common area with a kitchen. Right in the centre of town. Would recommend this to anyone.

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Curitiba, PR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

That's a great hostel, where you can get easy access to day-trips. The bedrooms and common spaces are great, with a good kitchen and common room to rest, talk and have your meals. The staff is well prepared. The place is clean and organized.

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Adelaide, Australia
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11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Great location, but directions from station were not that clear. Room was small and basic, with bathroom across the corridor. Would not suggest staying here on a Friday or Saturday night if you want a good sleep, as the disco downstairs is deafening - especially for oldies! The kitchen & dining facilities downstairs are wonderful, everything is provided that you... More

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Seattle, Washington
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10 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

This place is mostly a hostel, but has traditional hotel rooms on the top 2 floors. The rooms were small with sloped ceilings and dormer windows overlooking the rooftops below. Bern was a spectacular city that looks like something out of Harry Potter. Ancient buildings everywhere with clocktowers and arcades everywhere you turn. Excellent light rail integrated seemlessly into this... More

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Walnut Creek, California
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101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Great place for a first night in Switzerland on the way to the Alps after a long afternoon-arrival flight from the US in Zurich. There are hourly trains from Zurich airport to Bern, and then the hostel is only a 10 min walk from the train station. We had a room for two people with what in the US would... More

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Address: Rathausgasse 75, Bern 3011, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Bern Mittelland District > Bern
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 7 Specialty lodging in Bern
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our location is unbeatable! Bern Backpackers is the most centrally located hostel in Bern. Big common room with a great communal kitchen, laundry, internet, TV, free tea, free WI-Fi, fussball table etc - all available 24hrsClose to restaurants, bars, clubs museums and theatres. Our hostel is clean, safe, comfortable and well equipped which ensures your stay is a pleasant and enjoyable one. ... more   less 
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