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Bern Youth Hostel

Weihergasse 4, Bern 3005, Switzerland
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Ranked #5 of 7 Specialty lodging in Bern
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Toulouse, France
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a first time hostel user, the staff were very helpful. The directions were easy to follow, the hostel was incredibly well located, in a quiet but incredibly central place, in the shadow of the parliament building. I stayed in the large dorm, which had really big lockers, and OK beds. It wasn't the height of comfort, and the shower... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

It's right behing Bundeshaus and next to the river, you can easily go to the city center or enjoy a beautiful view from the river. The rooms and the bathrooms are very clean, the breakfast had a few good options but was still very good.

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Melaka, Malaysia
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21 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

The location is great. Short drive to the town. Located next to the river with scenic view. The staff are friendly and helpful. View and few minutes walk to the Swiss Parliament. Free Wi-Fi is available at public area. We got a room for us 4 in a 5-bunk beds dorm with shared bathrooms. Room is big, neat and clean.... More

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Porto Alegre, RS
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

I stayed at this hostel because there was a convention in town and all the other hotels were full. The room was simple but clean. A very small bed and a little uncomfortable. It is located in the lower town, near the river, but fairly close to downtown. I had never stayed in hostel before, but from what I've heard... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

The hostel was relatively well-located, easy to navigate from the central train station (hauptbahnof). Room was rather cramped (5 in the family in a room) but still acceptable, but the cold shower was just bad. Apart from having to keep pushing a button to keep the water flowing, the water was barely warm and turned freezing cold very quickly, which... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

This hostel was pretty good but it was the most expensive hostel I stayed at in 2 weeks in Switzerland. The breakfast was good and they have nice expresso and tea! The room I stayed in had 3 bunk beds and the bathroom was down the hall. The blow dryer was great but it was so annoying to have to... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

The hostel was in a great location right by the river Aare, it was clean and the breakfast had a great choice of different types of food. But the reception staff were not very helpful, when a fellow traveller asked where he could eat he was told to walk back into town. He wasn't told about the restaurant that was... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Good location close to the main area. Buffet breakfast was included and there was a good selection. Lockers in the room and baggage storage available if you need it. Free wifi. There was no kitchen, just a microwave and kettle and a large sitting area. The showers were really annoying as they operated by pushing a button that kept turning... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013 via mobile

I enjoyed my stay at the Bern Youth Hostel. While it certainly was a no-frills visit, it had everything we needed. It was close to the center/tourist sites, the staff was friendly and helpful, there was a good WiFi connection in the common areas, it was not too expensive, and it was reasonably clean. My friend and I had our... More

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

I stayed there a long time ago, July '09 to be correct, and it was a simple night stop on a trip through Bern. The hostel was fine and had everything you needed in a hostel. I can't remember the price but I think it was decent. I stayed with a group of friends and there were some others from... More

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Address: Weihergasse 4, Bern 3005, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Bern Mittelland District > Bern
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Berne is the capital of Switzerland and is not only a political and diplomatic metropolis but also a very popular and much-visited destination, due to its central, geographical location. Only a stone's throw from Geneva, Zurich and Basle, Berne is an ideal starting point for trips and excursions all over Switzerland. ... more   less 
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