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BEST WESTERN Hotel Bristol

Schauplatzgasse 10, Bern CH-3011, Switzerland
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Geneva, Switzerland
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67 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

A very good hotel near the city centre and parliament of Bern. No hotel parking so you need to park 500m away in the underground Casino car park. Rooms are nice and clean with a very good WiFi coverage and speed. Continental breakfast available and you can ask the kitchen for scrambled eggs or pancakes. Near bars and restaurants. All... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second time staying here, and it was great again, very clean and tidy and nice furniture in the rooms, the added extras like breakfast, wifi and free bus travel tickets are perfect :) Very nice stay for a couple of days

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Corina G, Manager at BEST WESTERN Hotel Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Emily P, thank you very much for taking the time to share your opinion with us and other clients regarding your stay. It is great to hear that you came back to Berne and the Hotel Bristol and that we could once again satisfy you! We are looking forward to welcome you soon again at our BEST WESTERN Hotel... More 

Antwerp, Belgium
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229 reviews
72 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I confirm my previous review about the excellent location, less than 5 minutes from the Central Station. This time I had a room on the 4th floor which prevented me of being disturbed by street noises, but the bad acoustic isolation of the rooms remains a major problem. You really hear everything that happens in the adjacent rooms. Rooms are... More 

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Corina G, Manager at BEST WESTERN Hotel Bristol, responded to this review

Dear harmonie, thank you very much for taking the time to share your opinion with us and other clients regarding your stay. It is good to hear that you did enjoy your stay in Berne again and that the excellent location did made you choose our hotel again. We are regularly renovating and updating the whole hotel and will include... More 

Jensen Beach, Florida
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447 reviews
79 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 696 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Best Western in Old Town is actually very close to the train station. If you can locate Popcorn Sportsbar in the upper level of the Bern station, you can go right up the stairs and find Loeb Department Store. Bristol is right down the street. Look for a sign that says “Hotel.” The foyer area is not very large.... More 

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Corina G, Manager at BEST WESTERN Hotel Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Marty B, Wow, thank you very much for taking the time to share your opinion with us and other clients regarding your stay. What a great review and lovely feedback for our whole team. It is great to hear that you fully enjoyed your stay with us and in the City of Berne! We are looking forward to welcome... More 

Rapallo, Italy
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In spite of the 4 stars, my room had no climate system; only an old, noisy ventilator was available. On the day I left, I had to wake up @ 5:30 a.m. and when turning the light on a blackout occurred in the room. When asking the reception for help, I was told the receptionist was alone and there was... More 

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Corina G, Manager at BEST WESTERN Hotel Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Mariacristina_Enrico, thank you for taking the time to share your opinion with us and other clients regarding your stay. We apologies for your unpleasant incident with the power failure and the way it was treated by reception staff. Please be aware that this is not our standard and we will take the necessary step to avoid such situation in... More 

Denmark
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161 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

2 nights were more than enough. Very boring hotel with no facilities. Positives are the situation 5 min from the railway station and 2 mon from the nice squares. The single rooms remind more of cells and you really have to decide which way you want to enter! Would I stay there again? Maybe but probably would go back to... More 

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Corina G, Manager at BEST WESTERN Hotel Bristol, responded to this review

Dear DenmarkDanes thank you for taking the time to share your opinion with us and other clients regarding your stay. Great that you could enjoy the city center and the nice squares just next to the hotel. We are sorry that we could not meet your full expectations. For another stay we would recommend you one of our single rooms... More 

Chesterfield, England
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44 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Two nights. Easy to get to - a short walk from the station or trams. Very close to the good restaurants and bars of Bern. The room was generously sized, the shower room new and fully functional (the shower did what it was supposed to do, which is not always the case). The staff, both the room staff and reception,... More 

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Corina G, Manager at BEST WESTERN Hotel Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Limbic_Candy, thank you very much for taking the time to share your opinion with us and other clients regarding your stay. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that especially the location as well as the good sized room did suit you. The compliments about our pleasant and helpful staff are going to... More 

St. Louis, MO
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32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Nice hotel located in the center of Bern. Lots of shops and restaurants very close by. No parking available at hotel, must walk several minutes to public parking at the casino and it costs roughly 30Sf per day. Nice breakfast included in cost of the room and hot food prepared upon request. No restaurant for dinner in the hotel. Other... More 

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Corina G, Manager at BEST WESTERN Hotel Bristol, responded to this review

Dear psufdsci87, thank you very much for taking the time to share your opinion with us and other clients regarding your stay. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that especially the location as well as the included breakfast did suit you. We are looking forward to welcome you soon again at our BEST WESTERN Hotel... More 

Bern, Switzerland
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173 reviews
172 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 328 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

This is something between two and three dots. The rooms are on the larger side, which is a plus in Bern. But check-in and check-out were slow, the bathroom is barely functional and breakfast is rather a mass feeding station than something you look dorward to.

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Thank philosion
Corina G, Manager at BEST WESTERN Hotel Bristol, responded to this review

Dear philosion, thank you very much for taking the time to share your opinion with us and other clients regarding your stay. We are sorry that your stay did not meet your full expectations. Due to feedbacks from our clients we are always working on our standard and services and we take your feedback serious. With our best regards Corina... More 

Jericho, Vermont
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

The only problem I had with this room was the beds: cement slab... Pillows: crunch bricks with a pillowcase. You could not ask for a better location 9around the corner from the train station ) or staff. "AC" non-existent in an AC room. Balcony is Juliet style.. If they get new beds, I would not hesitate to stay here again.

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Corina G, Manager at BEST WESTERN Hotel Bristol, responded to this review

Dear clminvt, thank you very much for taking the time to share your opinion with us and other clients regarding your stay. It is good to hear that you enjoyed the good location of the hotel. The compliments regarding our staff are going to be transferred with pleasure. Due to feedbacks from our clients we are always working on our... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The BEST WESTERN Hotel Bristol has a four star rating. It is situated in the heart of Berne -an Unesco World Culture Heritage city. It is ideally situated next to the main railway station and close to The House of Parliament. The main shopping area and other attractions, such as the Bernese Munster, the Zytglogge and the Bear Park are all within walking distance. The hotel has 92 non-smoking rooms, which are available as a single, double, twin or superior. All rooms provide comfortable accommodation whether on a business or leisure trip. All are equipped with a work place, free Wi Fi and TV (multilingual), bath or shower, hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities and a safe. The rooms facing the street are air conditioned. A buffet breakfast and welcoming drink are included in the room rate. And other free facilities are the residents' lounge, a sauna, fitness room and the use of bicycles-some of which are electric. The welcoming Baren Bar (in the sister hotel Baren) is popular with both residents and locals. Here you can enjoy a coffee or a wide selection of alcoholic drinks and it provides an excellent venue for a lunchtime meeting. A small function room can be hired for meetings or private parties and can accommodate up to 14 people. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Hotel Bristol

Address: Schauplatzgasse 10, Bern CH-3011, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Bern Mittelland District > Bern
Price Range: $182 - $345 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN Hotel Bristol 4*
Number of rooms: 92
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Also Known As:
Best Western Bristol
Best Western Bern
Bern Best Western
Hotel Style:
#8 Luxury Hotel in Bern
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