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Ibis Bern Expo
Ranked #12 of 30 Hotels in Bern
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Reviewed September 28, 2012

friendly staff, nice room, we could check in early, only down point was that the aircondition was not working and altough it was not warm outside, it was blowing warm air into the room, cosy warm...
highly to recommend

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled with family
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ibisbern, Manager at Ibis Bern Expo, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2012

Dear customer,
thank you for taking the time to let us know your experience during your stay with us and we are glad you enjoyed it being with us. We are always at your disposal if there are any questions/demands while you are guest in our hotel, do not hesitate to contact us.
Looking forward to your next visit we reamin with best regards

your ibis team Berne.

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Reviewed September 14, 2012

Good location next to EXPO, near the Paul Klee modern art museum (1km) and good public transport into the city,
Large parking facility (to be paid)
Unfriendly staf.
Although it is mentioned you can order snacks, they advise you to go the Novotel.
Although the hotel has your credit card details, every service (breakfast, parking ticket) is to be paid in advance! If not, you get a remark of the staf.
Staf does not make an effort to speak understandble German or French; they prefer to speak their German dialect!

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  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled as a couple
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ibisbern, Manager at Ibis Bern Expo, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2012

Dear Sir,
thank you for posting your message and sharing your remarks about your stay in our hotel.
Every remark helps us making our service better. It is abslutely right that we are serving snacks in our bar 24/7.
We do need your credit card details for the guarantee of the payment, if you gave the details once for the guarantee all addititonal services should be added to the room account. Of course, we have to verify these by asking you if you take breakfast or drinks at the bar. But this is not to bother you but only for the security. This is different if you pay for the room in advance, in this case you have to pay your extras separately.

All our staff is able to speak german , french and english. Also italian and spanish and russian speaking staff we have here in our hotel. So we hope the next time you stay with us we will understand each other very well.

Thank you for your stay in our hotel we remain with best regards.
Your Hotel Ibis Bern staff.

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Reviewed September 1, 2012

it would be nice to have an ice machine (for ice cubes) for self service on one of the floors at the hotel. a pen and a small hotel pad for taking notes would be useful. a printed list of the TV programs would be nice, instead of having to zip back and forth.

  • Stayed: August 2012, traveled solo
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Reviewed August 31, 2012

We stayed at an Ibis hotel for 13 of the 16 nights when traveling Europe this summer and this one was the best. Very clean and well managed. The breakfast was of superior quality with more variety than the others we experienced in Paris, Strasbourg, Blois, and Nice.

  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed July 29, 2012

  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed July 20, 2012

You get what you pay for, this hotel was nice, not luxury or anything but it was cheap compared to the other options in Berne. The rooms were good with big windows. Bed s a little hard and the bathroom was literally a pre-fab pod that was plopped in the room, which was kind of interesting to see. Breakfast and parking was not included which was kind of a downer. The location is great with a 15 minute walk to downtown, or a quick subway ride. Staff were friendly. I would recommend this hotel if you are on a budget and want a decent hotel for a decent price!

  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank Ehloha
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Reviewed July 16, 2012

In some ways I felt this hotel was everything a good hotel should be: clean, comfortable and conveniently located - close to the stade de suisse and right next to a tram stop (from which trams run frequently into the beautiful centre of Bern and take next to no time). The staff were friendly and helpful. It was good value for money for Switzerland (although we had a reduced weekend rate). On the down side the decor is bland and it is just not terribly exciting as a place to stay. The one real negative was that the pedestrian access to the tram stop was difficult - we had to walk through a puddle when it rained.

  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled with family
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Additional Information about Ibis Bern Expo

Address: Guisanplatz 4, Bern 3014, Switzerland
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Location: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Bern Mittelland District > Bern
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Bern
#4 Green Hotel in Bern
Price Range: $101 - $163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Ibis Bern Expo 2*
Number of rooms: 96
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The recently completed Ibis Bern Expo hotel is located opposite the BEA Bern Expo centre and not far from the new Wankdorf football stadium and the National Equestrian Centre. The centre of the city is just 1.5 Km from the hotel and the Bern Belp International Airport is only 10 km away. Book one of our 96 airconditioned rooms and benefit from the amenities on offer, including a 24 hour bar, wireless Internet access and private undercover pay parking. Restaurants can be found nearby the hotel. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Ibis Bern Expo Hotel Bern
Accor Bern Expo

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