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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
  • 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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Perth, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 2 nights, great location and facilities and helpful staff. Big common area and kitchen and your own light and powerpoints next to your bed. Also unlimited free tea. Only thing is lack of ventilation when the window is closed but would stay here again!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a solo female traveler this was in a safe, central location about 10/15 minutes walk from the train station. I stayed in a private room, everything was clean and the room had a comfortable double bed with sink, mirror, table, chair and wardrobe. The shower and toilet rooms were pretty close and always clean as well. The common room... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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27 reviews 27 reviews
25 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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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Finland
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

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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13 reviews 13 reviews
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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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Seongnam
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128 hotel reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
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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22 reviews 22 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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Address: Rathausgasse 75, Bern 3011, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Bern Mittelland District > Bern
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