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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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  • 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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33 reviews 33 reviews
27 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel is conveniently located downtown, near the train station and most attractions. You could pretty much walk everywhere, if you would like, which is always a plus for me. Room and bathroom are very simple (really basic), but clean as one would expect. You will receive bed linens/sheets, but no towels, and will have to climb a few steps... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is unlike the rest of the hotels I have went in Europe. The room, toilets (even though it is shared) and kitchen are very clean. The twin bedrooms are quite comfy though the beds are a bit small. Most importantly, the location is excellent! 10 mins walk from train banhoff and 2 mins walk from the Bern famous... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here with my partner, we had a private double room. Have got to say this is the best hostel we have ever stayed in. The room was clean and appropriate. The facilities were very clean, staff would clean every morning. Location is smack bang in the middle of the city with very convenient transport, hostel even provides you with... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel offers wonderful service to customers. The kitchen is very organized and clean as compared to many other hostels. The toilets are well kept. The only suggestion I have is that it would be great if wi if is made available in the rooms/dorms too other than the living/dining hall. Thank you.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

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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25 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

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
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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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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Address: Rathausgasse 75, Bern 3011, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Bern Mittelland District > Bern
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Number of rooms: 24
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